The Positive Birth Company online hypnobirthing course rocks

2019-07-29T22:54:15+01:00By |Blog, Children & parenting|

I will share about our 'positive birth' in detail at a later time, but here is a golden tip for any pregnant couple wanting to prepare for a smooth birth: buy the Positive Birth Company digital pack. It has about 40 videos and contains everything you need to have, do and know for a safe [...]

Breast feeding: clear and wonderful how-to video

2019-07-31T12:48:16+01:00By |Blog, Children & parenting|

This is a wonderful video. It is very helpful for an important part of parenting: feeding your baby the very best nutrition available and nurturing the most beautiful, essential bond there is. (Yes I am a breast feeding enthusiast.) I found the video enlightening in many respects. It shows all the do's and don'ts, but [...]

Dunstan Baby Language: it works

2019-07-29T22:54:15+01:00By |Blog, Children & parenting|

According to Priscilla Dunstan and a group of researchers who back her personal findings, babies all over the world make a select group of sounds for certain situations such as discomfort, needing to burp and being hungry. Our conclusion after seeing it work with us and some other parents/babies: this is real and it's great! [...]

Psychedelics are back: tips for catching up

2019-11-19T15:29:07+01:00By |Ayahuasca, Blog, Body, mind & spirit, Expand, Psychedelics|

Today, April 19th, we celebrate international bicycle day. On this day in 1943, Albert Hofmann ingested a high dose (thinking it was a small one) of LSD, the molecule he had shortly therefore extracted from a fungi. It marked the beginning of a period in which psychedelics were regarded the most promising drugs in mental [...]

Kale chips

2019-07-29T22:54:15+01:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

If you have never tried these, please do! So simple and delicious. And healthy! Great for iron. Just go easy on the salt. Massage the kale with a few drops of vegetable oil, then spread the kale out in one layer on your oven rack lined with parchment paper. (It is very tempting to make [...]

Simple vegetarian broccoli lasagne

2019-07-29T22:54:15+01:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

Honestly, when preparing this I forgot to add the vegetarian 'minced meat' and it was still delicious. Would also be great with mushrooms! Find your own, buy fresh or soak dried mushrooms from your stock. First, mix together ingredients for the sauce. I used tomato sauce, tomato paste, water, sambal (chili paste) and bruschetta mix [...]

Tortellini carbonara with fresh parasol mushroom and zucchini

2019-07-29T22:54:15+01:00By |Blog, Food, Health, Recipes|

We found a beautiful bunch of parasol mushrooms (in Dutch: grote parasolzwammen) in a neighbor's garden. She was super friendly and gave us one, after we explained how delicious they supposedly were - although we hadn't tried before. (Btw: if it's not the right season or foraging is not your thing: you could substitute the [...]