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home.bt.com

by Louisa McKenzie

September 16, 2016

Organic food is often cited as being better for your health and for the environment. However, many people are put off by organic food's perceived higher price tag.

This month The Soil Association is raising awareness of organic food and wants you to Organic Your September. However, if you think organic food is too costly, switching wholly or partly to organic needn't be as expensive as you probably think.

gardenbetty.com

September 16, 2016

If you asked most people what color egg yolks are, they would likely answer yellow. Yolks have always been associated with the color yellow, which is unfortunate because backyard chicken keepers know better.

Backyard chicken keepers know that yolks can and should be a bright, bold orange, and those bright, bold orange yolks are a sign of a happy, healthy hen. Last year, I compared my pasture-foraging, insect-pecking, soil-scratching, whole grain-feeding chickens' yolks to the yolks of both their "free-ranging" and factory-farmed counterparts. The results were clearly visible: Yolks from my homegrown eggs were not only darker, but also fuller and thicker. Even the eggshells were denser and harder to crack. But what's the big deal about orange yolks?

naturalnews.com

by Daniel Barker

September 14, 2016

As if the CDC didn't already have enough sweeping powers, the agency's new proposed regulations (if approved) will grant it unprecedented authority to do pretty much anything it wants - including detainment, forced medical treatments and forced vaccines.

The new proposed regulations can be found here, but don't expect to see a straightforward explanation of what they actually mean - despite the fact that the agency is required to give one, according to the rules set out in the 2010 Plain Language Act. In fact, although the CDC claims to have adhered to the Plain Language Act in drawing up the proposed regulations, it still requires a lot of patience and possibly some experience with complicated legalese mumbo jumbo to get at the true meaning.

nbcnewyork.com

by Rebecca Macatee

September 10, 2016

Even though Burn's departure happened before the social media era, rumors about why he really left spread like wildfire.

On this very day 20 years ago, a friendly cartoon dog named "Blue" and her affable human best friend Steve made their television debut on Nickelodeon. In no time at all, Steve (whose real name is Steve Burns) had kids playing "Blue's Clues" in living rooms across the country. Pre-schoolers were pumped to sing along and parents were thrilled to see their toddlers learning from the TV.

thedenverchannel.com

by Lance Hernandez

September 10, 2016

School bells are ringing again across Colorado. As kids head back to school, some parents, who opt not to vaccinate their children, are pushing back against some of the wording in the state's new non-medical immunization exemption form.

That form reads in part: Failure to follow the advice of a physician, registered nurse, physician's assistant or public health official who has recommended vaccines may endanger my child's/my health or life and others who come into contact with my child/me. State Senator Kevin Lundberg, Chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee says, "That (phrasing) amounts to compelled speech." He said the state has no business trying to force parents to agree to something that they don't believe is true.

littlethings.com

by Emerald Pellot

September 7, 2016

Amanda Walker knew something was off, but she didn't quite know why. One day she received a phone call from a woman saying she was from Child Protective Services. The woman said someone claimed that Walker had neglected her children. This was already a po

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sacredgroundstickyfloors.com

August 23, 2016

I am not pro-homeschool, public, private, co-op, military (best money we ever spent), charter, un or free range. The way I see it, you do what ya gotta do. And I have tried them all. This year our daughter will graduate from college.

She was Classically homeschooled from the 2nd grade through high school. Her junior year in high school, on a field trip in Oxford England, she was walking with a professor and she casually mentioned how the scenery reminded her of Dante's Inferno. Later she brought up a parallel between a current event and a principle from Hitler's Mein Kampf.

newstarget.com

by Vicki Batts

August 19, 2016

If you don't believe that the United States government is growing closer and closer to complete and total tyranny, this bit of news will hopefully change your mind.

Three years ago, Natural News reported on a German family that was fined $10,000 and had their children forcibly removed from their home. What kind of terrible crime did the parents, Uwe and Hannelore Romeike, commit? The crime of Homeschooling. That's right; the Romeike family was fined $10,000 and lost their five children because they had chosen to homeschool them.

thesoftlanding.com

August 19, 2016

My friend Tamara, creator of MISLEAD: America's Secret Epidemic, posted the picture you see above on Facebook. She was excited to find a lunch bag that was officially PVC, phthalate and lead-free.

But the "ulra safe" and "worry-free" claims weren't completely justified. We still have one thing left to worry about: Microban. I don't like shedding a questionable light on products like this, because the manufacturer has gone the extra mile to make it safer. But it's more important to make informed decisions, right?

faithit.com

by Preston Sprinkle

August 18, 2016

Christian subcultures are an entertaining phenomenon. Multiple brands of Christianity claim the same Lord and read the same Bible, and yet they promote a set of values sometimes as different as apples and orangutans.

I once heard a story about a Christian woman from the East Coast who confronted a West Coast youth-pastor, who allowed "mixed bathing" at youth events. "I can't believe any so-called Christian leader would allow boys and girls to swim together!" She expressed her concern, all the while puffing on a cigarette. The youth pastor couldn't help but smile, speechless at the irony.