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Violets for Valentines: the original rose

Violets for Valentines: the original rose

I'll be honest, Valentines day makes me cringe. The sentiment of expressing your love for someone on a singular day of the year is pretty depressing. But, there is a wonderful wave of love themed articles, art work and photographs in the blogosphere this time of year which are right up my street. I love how the internet gives us the ability to redefine an event like valentines day,  one blog at a time! In the past I have focused on Roses for valentines day but I read in an old herbal the other day that Rose was not always the herb associated with this day. It was once Violet. 

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An Ode to Natural Fertility Awareness

An Ode to Natural Fertility Awareness

I used to feel like I was vulnerable to becoming pregnant. As if my fertility was a weakness which would be exploited by sperm. I felt like it could happen at anytime, and my life would be forever changed. I needed to shut that part of me down. I needed to know it was all 'under control'. 

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Fertility: Putting the sexy back in sex

Fertility: Putting the sexy back in sex

Sex is supposed to be fun right? If you’ve been trying to conceive for a while it can be hard to remember that. The constant peeing on sticks, temperature taking and mucous inspections make sex more like a regimental operation than a passionate exchange of love. 

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