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Before I was even married, I babysat for a cool, hippie mom who did everything differently from what I had ever experienced. She breastfeed on demand, played on the floor with her kids, took them everywhere, read books to them in bed, and the strangest thing...she took her baby with her and her husband on dates while I stayed at home with the older ones. Late at night when all the kids were asleep I would sit in her kitchen and eat chocolate chips from a bag she kept in the freezer (for mom emergencies) and read from her very extensive collection of Mothering Magazines. They are no longer published but they are still online at mothering.com 

Years later after I was married and was pregnant with baby #1, my midwife said she would only take me if I would read one book. That book was

Mothering Books...(* means I refer to these books often.)

*How To Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of Your Doctor by Mendelsohn. 

*Healthy Healing by Page

Spiritual Midwifery by Gaskin

Childbearing Year by Weed

Take Charge of Your Child's Health by Wootan and Verney

Hygieia by Parvati

Parenting Books...

*Positive Discipline by Nelsen

*Nonviolent Communication by Rosenberg

*The Conscious Parent by Tsabary

Foodie Books...

*Living on Live Food by Cohen

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fermenting Foods by Harmon

*Rejuvenate Your Life by Allison (large family friendly, VERY easy recipes in minutes)

*Nourishing Traditions by Fallon

*Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day by Hertzberg and Francois

I think I might be a little f%^&*# up and need some help Books...

The Breakthrough Experience by Demartini

The Body Keeps the Score by Van Der Kolk

*The Tapping Solution to Creating Lasting Change by Ortner

Religion to Spirituality Books...

*Leaving the Fold by Winell (Marlene has a wonderful online group that has helped me greatly called JourneyFree.com)

*Faith After Doubt by McLaren

*Universal Christ by Rohr (All of Richard's books will have you exhaling worry and breathing in reassurance....you are doing BETTER than you think....celebrate your small victories sista.)

Resurrecting Jesus by Adyashanti

The Wisdom Jesus by Bourgeault

*And There Was Light by Errico

*What is the Bible by Bell

Sex God by Bell

Conversations with God Volumes 1-4 by Walsch

The Law of Attraction by Hicks

Dark Night of the Soul-St. John of the Cross by Starr

Relationships...

*The Way of the Superior Man by Deida (I have many books by Deida and have learned more from his books about the female, than any others. I recommending buying them all. You will learn about your man, yourself and how to increase depth in your partnership.)

Maddymoon.com...Feminine and Masculine studies. I have taken and highly recommend The Feminine Spirit School.

Growth...

Women Who Run With the Wolves by Estes

Wild Mercy by Starr

*Daring Greatly by Brown

*The Art of Everyday Ecstasy (Tantra lifestyle) by Anand

Homeschooling...

Homeschooling for Excellence by Colfax

The Teenage Liberation Handbook by Llewellyn