Easy Cheap Rainy Day Toddler Craft

There's basically a hurricane outside my window today. No, seriously. A late season Nor'Easter is bombing out over my house. We should get over 3 INCHES of rain today and the winds are 75+mph for gusts. It's nasty out. So, despite extreme disapproval of my kids, we will not be going outside today. However, that …

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42 Weeks in, 42 Weeks out: a Letter to my UBAC Baby

Dear Inara, There is so much joy surrounding you that I almost have no words for this letter. You have been a part of our lives for your 42 week gestation and now you are just about 11 months. However, these pictures are from the day your gestation matched your time Earthside and earlier. During …

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This tea will kick whatever illness you have in no time!

I don't think anyone likes being sick. I know I don't. This time of year, it seems pretty much everyone is sick. The whole name of the blog, Double Crunch, comes from us being a crunchy family and having twins. Being crunchy means that you tend to follow a less mainstream lifestyle. Some examples of …

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10 Cooking Hacks That You Need to Start Using Today

I spend almost my whole day in the kitchen. Seriously. Whether I'm preparing snacks, meals, food prepping for future days, washing dishes, making home remedies, getting drinks, or corralling tiny humans out of my refrigerator (which MUST have a secret TV in it that I don't know about) I feel like I am always in …

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Breastfeeding Support: What is an IBCLC and How do I Find One?

I get messaged frequently with breastfeeding questions. With the amount of research I did in the first year and the amount of questions I asked of Moms with much more experience than I, I have acquired a lot of knowledge about breastfeeding. However, an experienced Mom does not replace the necessity and value of help …

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Guess What? A Healthy Baby Isn’t All That Matters!

Have you ever shared something about your birth that was less than perfect?  Maybe it was something disrespectful that was said, bodily autonomy that was taken, silence that was forced upon you, or any other number of things that go wrong in mainstreams births.  Then, after you've shared that bit of painful truth, the person …

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