Amanda is a Michigan transplant living in a suburb of Springfield, Missouri. She is a “semi-crunchy” mom, wife, real estate agent and blogger who does the best she can to raise her son Brody (7.7.11) and Lola (12.09.13) as naturally as possible. Amanda is a passionate vegetarian, cloth diaper obsessed, babywearer, breastfeeder, loves quality skincare products and uses natural healthcare remedies.
Melanie is a natural mama and personal trainer who loves nature, parenting, and fitness. She lives in Columbus with the Hub, their daughter Emi, and one on the way. She is a home birthing, breastfeeding, baby wearing, respectful parenting mama who tries not to take anything too seriously.
Cristin is a full time mommy living in Michigan with her husband and two young children (Madden 4, Harper 2). She is expecting her third child (surprise gender) in Feb 2014. Passionate about healthy eating, natural remedies, and the environment she finds herself evolving more and more into the “crunchy world”. She is looking forward to furthering her experiences with cloth diapers, breastfeeding, baby wearing, baby led weaning, and raising her children using her best versions of gentle and attachment parenting.
My Name is Kayla. I am a 31 year old mom to a 3 yr. old boy, and step momma to a 15 yr. old girl. I was born and raised in Illinois. I live in the cornfields, close to family. I cloth diaper, love baby gear, wear on a limited basis (right now anyway) and try my best to do right by my family as I get this mothering thing down! I am witty and sarcastic, I apologize for that now.
Living in Wisconsin, Alyssa is mommy to: Zak- 13 (adopted out), Landen-10, Gage-8, Seven-5 & Dexter-3. Alyssa is our resident baby wearing expert who is passionate about cooking scrumptious meals for her family of 6! She also has practiced baby led weaning, exclusive breastfeeding, cloth diapering and has had 2 home birth’s… in addition to being a Doula, student, placenta encapsulation specialist, babywearing educator, chauffeur, official boo boo kisser and CPST-IC!
A Chicago mommy to a baby boy named Atticus (11/30/11). Xza is a natural birthing city mom who loves to get crafty around the house and in the kitchen. She cloth diapers, baby wears, exclusively breastfeeds and makes her own baby food.
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