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NWA Guide to Local & Specialty Food

Northwest Arkansas Guide to Local, Organic and Specialty Food

Do you like buying local produce? Do you need specialty food due to an allergy? Are you more of an organic shopper? Here is a guide to specialty grocery shopping (and eating) in Northwest Arkansas! If I’m forgetting anything, please feel free to add to this list in the comments! Farmers Markets – for food […]

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What My Third Pregnancy Has Taught Me About Self-Care

I got pregnant with my first child four years ago, in the midst of summer. The hot, Ozark smog made the nausea so much worse. For the next nine months, I went through the radical changes of pregnancy and motherhood. I surrounded myself with pillows. I rested for hours on the couch between my chores […]

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Moms Matter Too

Being a mom is hard. We wipe noses and booties, cook dinners and grocery shop, deal with screaming and demanding kids. We clean up messes that reappear in .4 seconds. We wash dishes and toilets and clothes (hopefully not in the order). I literally feel like I run 3 marathons every.single.day. Honestly, we spend so […]

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Healing from Postpartum Depression: 3 Starter Steps

After a long, unmedicated, 29 hour labor, I waddled through my front door and went straight into my new baby’s nursery. I sat down on the cream glider next to his crib, and my mother-in-law sat with me as I held his tiny body, curled up against my chest, as I rocked. I was exhausted, […]

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