March 29, 2013 Calendar Entry

We have had a lot of fun sharing Slippery Elm with you this month! On page 8 of this month’s zine, we recorded our thoughts and feelings about him. Now, it is time to complete the second part of the Herb Spirits section on page 9. How are some of your answers different? How are [...]

March 28, 2013 Calendar Entry

Poetry. Poetry is a large part of life. Whether one is sitting at a table with a pen in hand, typing on a computer, walking in the woods, or just sitting still, poetry is all around. Breathe in. Breathe out. Look up. Look down. What do you see? Close your eyes. What do you feel? [...]

March 27, 2013 Calendar Entry

Feeling under the weather? Try Slippery Elm Gruel! It is easy to digest on those days when it is hard to keep anything down. It will help give you the energy that you need to heal and strengthen your body and mind. Teething babies love Slippery Elm gruel, too! It is sweet and easy to [...]

March 26, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you enjoyed the word search over the weekend. Today, we are continuing to review what we have learned this month about Slippery Elm. Turn to page 35 for the crossword puzzle. Let us know, if you get stumped. It is not too late to get started with this month’s zine, “Saluting Slippery Elm”. [...]

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 [...]

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