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Provision Room Part VII: Putting up Stews, Soups & Sauces

“The person who decides what shall be the food and drink of a family, and the modes of preparation, is the one who decides, to a greater or lesser extent, what shall be the health of the family.” -America Woman’s Home, Catherine Beecher, 1869     In nearing the end of the Provision Room series,…

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The Best Infant Swing

  “The BEST infant seat is mother’s arms, The BEST baby swing is mother’s lap in a rocking chair, The BEST stroller is mother’s body, The BEST nursery record is mother’s own heart beat, The BEST lullaby record is mother’s singing, and of course, The BEST food, pacifier, electric warmer, and tranquilizer can be found…

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