March 22, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is time to look for all the words in the word search. How many words can you find without glancing at the word box? Turn to page 14 to find out! You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Saluting Slippery Elm” right here: Or, you can subscribe for an entire […]

March 21, 2013 Calendar Entry

Slippery Elm Lozenges! With just a few ingredients and a few hours or less, these wonderfully soothing lozenges would be ready to melt in your mouth! Slippery Elm Lozenges are healing and taste great! Slippery Elm is naturally sweet. Children love cough drops. What better way to teach our children to care for themselves than through […]

March 20, 2013 Calendar Entry

Throughout the month of March, we have been exploring Slippery Elm. We have made pudding, vinegar, a soothing salve, and a book mark. We have learned about the many parts of Slippery Elm in the botany section. We have read his story. We have sung his song. Thanks for joining us on this journey! We […]

March 19, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! Today, if you will turn to page 22 of your zine, you will find “It’s Soothing, Slippery Elm,” a song written by Kristine. We hope that you and your children will enjoy learning and remembering this song! We like creating songs with you. If you want, add some lines to our facebook page or […]

March 15, 2013 Calendar Entry

 Leaf rubbing activities have been one of our family’s most favorite ways to enjoy nature. During a walk, listening to sounds of birds, noticing signs of the changing seasons, and picking up fallen leaves have been highlights of our days. Today, Kristine is sharing a craft idea that includes a leaf rubbing of our herb […]

March 14, 2013 Calendar Entry

We are excited to be sharing a new recipe with you today! We hope that you have been enjoying the Slippery Elm Pudding and the Slippery Elm Vinegar! Unlike the pudding and the vinegar, the Slippery Elm Soothing Salve is only used externally. The salve helps to treat infected or irritated wounds by drawing out […]

March 13, 2013 Calendar Entry

Today, we are reflecting on what we have been learning and sharing together. We hope that you have been enjoying Slippery Elm! On pages 33 and 34, you will find some space to journal about your experiences this month. How do you feel about Slippery Elm? What would be a fact about Slippery Elm that […]

March 12, 2013 Calendar Entry

Good morning! We hope that you all have had a wonderful start to your week. Don’t forget to enter Monday’s giveaway for a PANACEA First Aid Kit. We will be drawing the winner on Sunday, March 17th. Today, we will be sharing Elm’s story with you. You will learn about how with just a little […]

March 8, 2013 Calendar Entry

Today, we will be sharing with you our recipe for Slippery Elm Vinegar! The vinegar can be used internally, as well as externally. Internally, Slippery Elm Vinegar can help with some digestive issues. If you or someone you care about commonly experience indigestion after meals, try taking some vinegar before sitting down to eat. Externally, […]

March 7, 2013 Calendar Entry

Each month, our family pores over Kristine’s drawings in the zines. When we received our March copy of “Saluting Slippery Elm,” we were in awe. It was hard to turn the cover page to look at all the rest of the drawings. The detailed and colorful work of the Slippery Elm Tree, in itself, is […]