My Two Cents

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At least 3 people a day write and ask me what my views are on breast feeding. It seems to be a major issue causing a great deal of confusion and uncertainty. What surprises me is how for the last 6000 years babies have been born, were nursed, and grew up to be emotionally and physically healthy without anyone telling their mama's how and when to nurse them. But since so many have asked, I thought I would give you my 2 cents worth as well. I covered the same subject on Mail Box Tape #3. Nursing is instinctual, in… Read More
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Garlic, again

Rebekah Rising

Dear Beka,
Last NGJ you told us to use garlic for earaches? How? You also mentioned poultices. What’s that? Where do we learn how to treat our children with herbs? I need something simple and basic.
Sue

April 2004
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Poor little fat girl

Debi Pearl

Life has enough temptations and challenges without creating another one. Being fat is a battle that need never be fought. Your baby deserves to be spared that battle.

April 2004
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Ode to Garlic

Rebekah Rising

…I have had no official training in healthcare; however, my mother was a midwife and herbalist, and I learned much from her during my homeschool years on the Tennessee farm…

February 2004
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The Vinegar of the Four Thieves

Debi Pearl

Lately, with all these awful threats of plagues in the news, I have been spending my free time reading medical reports and ancient history books that discuss the times of the great plagues.

December 2003
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AUTISM Answered

Debi Pearl

This past year we have been getting a significant increase in the number of letters that deal with health and health-related behavioral problems.

February 2003
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Homeschooled Girls

Studying the Book of Esther, Chapters 1–3

Debi Pearl and Friends

We have prepared this home Bible study for you to do by yourself or in the fellowship of other women.

September 2002
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Tansy: The Insect Repellent

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

Mom and Dad view foreign missions as a mandate from God. After all, God did say, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature…” Mark 16:15. When my older sister, Rebekah, was just 17, she went to Papua New Guinea on a short-term mission outreach.

June 2002
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God Did It Again!

Debi Pearl

Today Shalom and I canned green beans and potatoes. I can’t express to you how fun it was. Last year it was work, just a matter of doing a job that needed doing.

June 2002
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Plantain, a healing herb

Plantain

Shoshanna (Pearl) Easling

Being homeschooled, there were many opportunities to do things most kids just dream about. Dad and Mom were into gardening, and we canned thousands of jars of homegrown food every year. We always had acres and acres of vegetables.

April 2002
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Soy Alert

Debi Pearl

This past month a dear friend of mine called with the disturbing news that she had estrogen receptive breast cancer. She asked, “What do you know that could help me?” I knew nothing, so I got busy on the web trying to find everything I could on the subject.

September 2001
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