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Find Your Tribe!

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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*Scholarships are available to those in financial need.*
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We are a welcoming community!
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, December 29, 2010

January 2011 Meeting - HERBAL PHARMACY!

Please join the NOVA chapter of the Holistic Moms Network for our January Meeting – January 4, 2011 from 6:30-8:30pm

Our topic is the "Herbal Pharmacy" You will learn:
- preventative strategies to keep your family well through cold and flu season
- what foods, herbs & home remedies to reach for in cases of: respiratory flu, stomach flu, colds/congestion/sinus issues
- guidelines on how to create a holistic, natural medicine cabinet for your family

Our guest speaker is Laura Davimes. She is an Herbalist, Writer and Wellness Center Educator. She has spent 22 years exploring nutrition, herbs & farming and has been practicing herbalism professionally since 1997. She has taught many classes in the Richmond and Charlottesville areas and has had several articles published in health magazines. Her website is http://www.herbanavenues.com

We hold our monthly meetings at the Fairfax Church of Christ* 3901 Rugby Road Fairfax, Virginia 22033
*Holistic Moms is not affiliated with any church/religious group. We gratefully acknowledge FXCC's donation of meeting space to our group.
Directions: http://www.fxcc.org/index.php/Parking/where-we-are.html
PARKING: Please follow the signs into the church parking lot and around the back of the building to the "member parking." (NOT in the front labeled "visitor parking.") You can only enter the building at the door that has a sign that says Office/Stepping Stones. We meet upstairs in the large meeting room. Please follow the HMN signs to the room via elevator or stairs.

Monthly meetings are open to members and first time visitors. If you have visited us previously and these topics are appealing to you, please consider becoming a member! Your membership dues help pay for the events we hold. Our member only events include journal club, playgroups, outings, and preschool coop. We have recently added a knitting group and sewing group, and are starting an "Exploring Nourishing Traditions" group in January. We are always open to your new ideas and events!

We hope to see you soon, and wish you all the best in the New Year.
Laurie and Alexa

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