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Safe Sweets for Valentine’s Day: eating EVOLVED primal dark chocolate + more
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7 Steps to a Less Toxic Home
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Renewed Living launches Radical Rejuvenation workshop series February 2 with “Intention is Everything”
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Potomac Crescent Waldorf School: Renewing Education in Northern Virginia
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EarlySpace offers DIY natural playscape design course
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Three Mindful Mom Tips for the New Year
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2017 Health & Wellness Events at a Glance
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U.S. Botanic Garden celebrates National Parks and Historic Places
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Healing Childbirth Injuries the Natural Way With Pelvic Physical Therapy
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Body Connect Health and Wellness Rehabilitates D.C. Area Postpartum Women

Safe Sweets for Valentine’s Day: eating EVOLVED primal dark chocolate + more

If your family celebrates Valentine’s Day with chocolate or sweets, be sure to stock up on versions you can feel good about. Among our favorites: eating EVOLVED primal dark chocolate. Read More

7 Steps to a Less Toxic Home

Indoor air quality is always important, but we need to pay close attention in the winter when we tend to leave our windows closed. Many items in our home contain toxins, and while it can take time to overhaul your home with an eye to health, there are lots of easy steps you can take that don’t require lots of time or money. Read More

Renewed Living launches Radical Rejuvenation workshop series February 2 with “Intention is Everything”

Elaine Gibson of Renewed Living Inc. is passionate about helping people find their way to balance and harmony, key elements for creating extraordinary health, extraordinary business and an extraordinary life. Having recovered from a Stage IV cancer diagnosis without traditional treatment, Elaine now works as a health coach and is putting on a series of Radical Rejuvenation workshops to be held seasonally throughout 2017. The first takes place February 2 with the theme “Intention is Everything.”

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Potomac Crescent Waldorf School: Renewing Education in Northern Virginia

Many natural-minded parents are drawn to Waldorf education for its emphasis on play, daily rhythms and connections to the natural world. Potomac Crescent Waldorf School, the only Waldorf school in Northern Virginia, offers programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and children through fifth grade.

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EarlySpace offers DIY natural playscape design course

Landscape designer Nancy Striniste of EarlySpace LLC has helped hundreds of schools and parents transform their outdoor spaces into natural playscapes. This winter, she is offering a course called “Create Your Own Outdoor Magic” that is designed to help schools come up with their own playscape plan that will be ready to implement without having to hire a designer. The unique DIY program is a fundraiser for NoVA Outside, an alliance of environmental educators with which Nancy volunteers.

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Three Mindful Mom Tips for the New Year

The New Year is a great time to set yourself up to be the mom you want to be. For many of us in today’s fast-paced-busy-doing world, this might mean holding the intention of living with intention and mindfulness. Planning a year made up of heartfelt meaningful moments is one thing. Living that way is another. Read More

U.S. Botanic Garden celebrates National Parks and Historic Places

The U.S. Botanic Garden’s Season’s Greenings train exhibit this year celebrates National Parks and Historic Places with plant-based sculptures and installations of replicas of famous features of national parks and of buildings and monuments. The exhibit is open through January 2, 2017, including on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Get a glimpse of some of the highlights in our photoblog and be sure to see it yourself in person!

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Healing Childbirth Injuries the Natural Way With Pelvic Physical Therapy

For many of us, holistically-minded parenting started before our babies were even born. I focused a lot of prenatal energy on planning a natural and non-medicated birth, took a Bradley course, hired a doula, planned to encapsulate my placenta, and wrote down birth preferences for my labor and delivery team.

Not much went according to plan. Read More

Body Connect Health and Wellness Rehabilitates D.C. Area Postpartum Women

Pregnancy and childbirth are incredible feats of human strength and ability. But, too often women are left injured for months or even years after giving birth. The therapists at Body Connect Health and Wellness (BCHW) dedicate much of their practice to rehabilitating postpartum women through an emerging specialization called pelvic physical therapy (PT). Read More

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