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Nutrition for pregnant moms, babies, toddlers….part 3 of 5

Today’s topic: WHAT DO I WEAN MY BABY ONTO? So, you can’t feed your baby nothing but breast milk, and then goat milk (or yogurt/kefir) forever. Now you know why I highly encourage you to breastfeed as exclusively as you can, for 18 months. But when you do begin to wean your baby, avoid all […]

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Nutrition for pregnant moms, babies, toddlers…..part 2 of 5

Breastfeeding versus formula is our topic today. First of all let’s talk about how long to nurse your baby. We’ve over-sexualized breasts in our culture. We’re squeamish about the use of breasts for feeding babies. Cover it up, don’t let anyone know you do it, get your boobs back as fast as you can for […]

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Coconut oil benefits going mainstream, part 2 of 2

Dr. Newport talked to Dr. Richard Veech at National Institute of Health and studied everything she could find on coconut oil, fatty acids, human breast milk, and various disease states. She is an M.D. who clearly places a lot of faith, as all M.D.’s have been schooled to do, in the past century’s protocols of […]

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Introducing the Cornia Family: GreenSmoothieGirl Makeover [part 4 of 4]

Our third selection is the video that moved me to tears as I watched it. You know how I feel about young moms. You knew I’d pick a young mom. This was our most difficult choice–but BlendTec and I were unanimous with each of the three picks. Samantha Cornia is only 25 years old and […]

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American processed-food outreach knows no bounds

I seem to be rather clumsy. First of all, I’ve been initiated as a cyclist: After three months and about 1,000 miles, I finally wrecked my bike. Thanks to a kid changing lanes as I hauled down the canyon at 15+ mph. (Kid was fine.) See the photo of us on the balcony (on our […]

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Plans for first-ever GSG retreat in Feb.

So I am going to do the first-ever GreenSmoothieGirl.com retreat and it’s going to be a BLAST: Overthrowing the Standard American Diet One Family At a Time GreenSmoothieGirl Parents’ and Grandparents’ Retreat 2010 I spent some time brainstorming what the sessions will be, what I think you’ll want to learn about. (I’ve a pretty good […]

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Young moms make tough decisions about their babies’ nutrition!

I received this email from a health care practitioner who is a young mother. As I replied to her, it occurred to me that maybe these comments would be helpful to other young mothers who read this blog. (Similar content is found elsewhere on the site and in my writing.) Please do not consider this […]

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Two Questions

Hi Robyn and others, I have two questions . . . well I have a whole lot of questions but I will narrow it down to two for now! 1.   What are your recommendations for antiperspirant or deodorant?   I am a nursing mother so I want to be extra careful of what I […]

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exclusively breast feed for how long???

My son is 6mth old today.   I am not introducing solids at this point.   He isn’t ready.   I liked Robyn’s take on nursing till 18mth old and was glad to have the knowledge about babies not having the proper enzymes to digest cooked food till their canine teeth come in… which is […]

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I have more energy at 42 than I did at 22!

Thanks again for signing up for my free newsletter.   See, I was just like you might be.   I found myself in a place I hated: sluggish, 15 pounds overweight, suffering with a variety of health problems . . . and I was only 25 years old! But that’s a story you already know […]

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