Learning from children

I found this very interesting article that I would like to share with you. Dr Stephen Cowan is a pediatrician since 25 years and in this article he writes about “the larger picture” of having children or living with children. http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-10250/11-things-i-wish-every-parent-knew.html It is a very eye-opening read, go check it out.

Here is a tribe in Africa where the birth date of…

This is a reblog from http://thegodmolecule.tumblr.com Here is a tribe in Africa where the birth date of a child is counted not from when they were born, nor from when they are conceived but from the day that the child was a thought in its mother’s mind. And when a woman decides that she willContinue reading “Here is a tribe in Africa where the birth date of…”

Russia Warns Obama: Global War Over “Bee Apocalypse” Coming Soon | EUTimes.net

I suggest you take the time to read this article as it pertains to global health. The more we inform ourselves on important issues, the better choices we can make. It used to be possible to hide your head in the sand, like the ostrich, but those days are gone forever. Now everybody needs informationContinue reading “Russia Warns Obama: Global War Over “Bee Apocalypse” Coming Soon | EUTimes.net”

The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal

You know how I am always ranting about the dangers of fake sugars and how nobody in their right mind should ever use them? Part of that is a deep gut feeling that it is bad, seriously bad; a health-hazard, and part is from reading a lot of reports. Problem is that it is FDA-approvedContinue reading “The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal”

How safe are your skin care products?

Our bodies absorb 60% of what we put on it (in 26 seconds!). Children’s bodies absorb 40-50% more. This is a scary fact and we need to become more aware about what we actually use for skin care, not least for our children. Toxins are present in most skin care products and even though theContinue reading “How safe are your skin care products?”

Saving Babies

Years ago (the article is from 1985 when I had my first child) I read about this clever apron in which the nurses could carry babies in case of an emergency. I think it’s an absolutely brilliant idea and want to share it with you, especially you ladies with new babies. Enjoy http://articles.latimes.com/1985-10-19/local/me-15059_1_maternity-ward At theContinue reading “Saving Babies”

KIDS SHOULD RUN WILD

As kids, my bigger sister and me always hung out together, always. During summers we lived on the farm of my grandparents. There was a lake, forests, animals, outhouses and barns…There was also really nobody to pay much attention to what us kids did, as long as we were back for dinner and dinnertime wasContinue reading “KIDS SHOULD RUN WILD”

RIGHTS – all kinds of rights

Over the last days the notion of “rights” have been popping up in different ways and I have thought long and hard on it. Today I read about Obama speaking of the right to same-sex marriage. I think he is a brave man to do this before election, it will cost him votes. Still heContinue reading “RIGHTS – all kinds of rights”

The invisible child

If you don’t know Mumin, check it out. The author is Tove Jansson and the original stories of Mumin are by now well-known. In one of the stories an invisible child shows up on the doorstep of the Mumin-house. She excuses herself for her invisibility, explaining that she is very frightened, but can she pleaseContinue reading “The invisible child”