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The Road to Raw Milk, or, Gertie’s Gettin’ Knocked Up

There are two ways to get a cow pregnant. 1) Identify when the cow is in “standing heat” — when she’ll stand and let a bull breed her — and then put her in a chute, and pay a professional … Continue reading

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Review of “The Business of Being Born”

“The Business of Being Born” is a passionate ground-level examination of home childbirth, anchored in a scene in which its executive producer, Ricki Lake, the actress and former talk-show host, gives birth to her second child in a bathtub. That … Continue reading

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How my life has changed since being a mom

Man, oh man. Where do I begin? Let’s start from the very beginning-the moment my baby boy came into the world and cried for the first time. Although laboring with him wasn’t brutal or impossible, it definitely proved to be … Continue reading

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The Newest Member of the Ozark House

The Ozark House has had many new members since we first started back in late August of 2010.  We have had chickens who have come and tastily gone, Gertie,The Whiz Chiz, and even, and most importantly, Nathan and Kate’s first … Continue reading

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I Don’t Eat Well So I Can live to be 100

I don’t do much now-a-days except sit in a chair to feed and rock my new beautiful, sweet, precious, amazing, little boy. In doing this, I have alot of time to think. Lately, something’s been weighing heavily on my heart. … Continue reading

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About Our Birth Story

The birth story of Saylor Jack was posted this week on the Marvelous Kiddo blog! We love this blog – it was a great encouragement to us during Kate’s pregnancy, as the blog often posts the stories of women doing … Continue reading

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Our Homebirth

Meet Saylor Jack Bechtold. His entrance into the world was not easy, but it was truly beautiful. We desire your prayers for the newest member of The Ozark House and the Bechtold family. Check back soon to read Nathan and … Continue reading

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39 Weeks Pregnant!!!

That means one more week, folks. Well, no it doesn’t. It could be tonight. It also could be 3 more weeks. Either way, we’re getting pretty stinkin’ close, and I couldn’t be more excited! I found myself home alone when … Continue reading

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38 Weeks!!!

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35 Weeks

This is me at 35 weeks pregnant. I’m going to put up a new picture every week until our sweet baby is here. This is mainly for our families because they won’t see me again until the little mouse’ arrival. … Continue reading

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