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Get Ready for the Winter

Autumn is a breathtaking time of year to enjoy the natural world. As the season changes from warm to cool to cold, and the business of our modern world keeps charging forward at an ever-steady pace, we must remember to … Continue reading

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Our favorite oils

Melissa Pereira Gelin, our Educational Specialist, has a new video post about some of our favorite topical oils. She discusses the benefits and uses of Lymph Oil, Rose Geranium Oil, and the perennial favorite Yoni Oil.

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Special Kit for Back to School

We start school early in my part of the country, and my daughter is already in to her second week of school. It’s been a rough transition this year, with a longer school day and more expectations in second grade. … Continue reading

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Getting ready for going back to school

Summer has screamed by once again and my daughter is all set to start first grade tomorrow. We met her teacher yesterday, dropped her school supplies off, and did a final round of school lunch supply shopping. We start early … Continue reading

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In the News

I’m sure most of us are aware of the Dirty Dozen, the most pesticide-laden and fruits and vegetables as well as the Clean Fifteen, the fruits and vegetables you could get away with buying conventional. Did you know there is … Continue reading

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40th Anniversary Midwifery Event & Silent Auction in Santa Cruz

This Saturday, October 4, 2014 come help celebrate 40 years of nurse-midwifery in Santa Cruz. Local members of the California Nurse-Midwives Association are organizing a fundraiser and silent auction at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center with live music by local band … Continue reading

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Preparing for cold & flu season

We have posted a version of this information before, but with autumn here and the exceptionally nasty enterovirus 68 making the news, it is well worth repeating our cold and flu guidelines. First, it is important to understand the progression … Continue reading

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Back to school

In my part of the world, most kids are already back to school and in fact we are busy getting ready to send our daughter to preschool for the very first time. Taking care of purchasing the supply list and … Continue reading

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Making through the cold and flu season

Traditionally, February is one of the coldest months of the year where I live, but our winter has felt like anything but.  I think we have gotten a grand total of three or four inches of snow all winter which … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again: back to school

Depending on where you live, your children may be heading back to school as soon as in the next couple of weeks.  Here are some suggestions to make your life and your child’s transition to a new school year a … Continue reading

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