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Vegan Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Vegan Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Quinoa Breakfast Bars (adapted from this recipe) 3 cups rolled oats 6 tablespoons coconut oil 1 cup cooked quinoa 1/2 cup ground flaxseed 4 tablespoons chia seeds 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup roasted almonds 1 cup honey 2/3 cup organic peanut butter a handful of carob or vegan dark chocolate chips […]

Horror in the hospital and why CPM’s need licensure

Horror in the hospital and why CPM’s need licensure

Many people dont know that in quite a few states in the country, trained Certified Professional Midwives can go to jail for attending homebirths.  That’s right…in some states like Illinois for example (where I had my first homebirth) my midwife, could have been charged with a felony for being my midwife had she been “caught”.  […]

The Mommy Dialogues Beach Retreat 2012

The Mommy Dialogues Beach Retreat 2012

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The Mommy Dialogues Beach Retreat! The Mommy Dialogues are pleased to announce our 2012 Beach Retreat in sunny Southwest Michigan. Our retreat will take place on July 21, 2012 and feature a day full of babywearing, cloth diaper butts, breastfeeding in public (gasp!) and baby racing. All 7 of the TMD writers will be in […]

Welcome to the World Miss Harper

Welcome to the World Miss Harper

In our family we have never had a baby shower thrown in celebration of our pending babies. I have always had a “Welcome Home” party after the baby was born. To me it has always been a really fun way to celebrate the birth of our new child and introduce them to family and friends […]