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Welcome to the Northern Virginia chapter of the Holistic Moms Network. Our purpose is to generate national awareness, education, and support for holistic parenting and to provide a nurturing, open-minded, and respectful community for parents to share these ideals. There is no checklist or litmus test of "holistic enough." HMN welcomes anyone who is interested in holistic health, natural parenting and/or green living. Please take a moment to browse the posts and learn a little more about us. As always, feel free to contact co-leaders, Alexa & Laurie, at HMNofNOVA@gmail.com with any questions or for more information.
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We welcome all people, both parents and non-parents, of all races, national origins, colors, creeds, religions, sexes, ages, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities. We are a warm and inclusive group, and welcome you to join us wherever you are on the holistic path in an environment that does not judge. Come as you are!

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

August Meeting: Eco-Fashions

This meeting was SO much fun! We talked a lot about how the way to be most "green" with your clothing is to use, re-use, and/or re-purpose it. If you must buy something, look at thrift and consignment stores first and then go for earth-friendly choices like organic cotton, hemp, or bamboo. We had an acitivity where we broke into groups and made/changed clothing to get some more use out of them. Nina was the winner with her sweater set turned purse!
There are LOTS of notes and resources on the local Yahoo loop under meeting notes. Check them out!

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