My Take on the Fermented Cod Liver Oil Scandal

by Ann Marie Michaels on October 18, 2015

My Take on the Fermented Cod Liver Oil Scandal

As a real food blogger who has actively endorsed and recommended fermented cod liver oil (FCLO) for the past several years, I wanted to share my thoughts on the recent FCLO scandal. If you’re too impatient to read this whole thing (and I don’t blame you – it’s long!), make sure you scroll down to the last paragraph. I have a big announcement about tomorrow’s post.


What I Learned Building and Losing a Million Dollar Company

They always say the first million is the hardest. And you know what? They’re right. I learned a lot making the first million. But I learned even more losing it. In this post, I’m going to tell you why.


Oliver Eating Solids

Oliver just turned 6 months old and this week he started eating solids. His first food was actually a potato chip.

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Why We Went Back to Homeschooling

by Ann Marie Michaels on April 26, 2015

Why We Went Back to Homeschooling

Two weeks ago, Kate refused to continue going to school. She’s 8. I did this to my mom when I was 16. I left school early one day, caught a ride home with a friend who had a car. And I told my mother, “I’m not going back and you can’t make me.”


No on SB 277 – Protest Mandatory Vaccines in California

by Ann Marie Michaels on April 10, 2015

Los Angeles Rally No on SB 277 Mandatory Vaccines

SB 277 is a new bill in California that will require all children to be vaccinated in order to attend school. It has already passed in the Senate Health Committee and next week it goes to the Education Committee.


TBYH conference 2015

I’m so excited to attend the Take Back Your Health Conference this spring! It’s happening here in Los Angeles April 18-20, 2015. It’s going to be an awesome weekend with amazing speakers, yoga and fitness workouts, organic food trucks for lunch, book signings, and happy hours both evenings with organic wine, and healthy cocktails made with kombucha and organic soda. I hope to see you guys there…


Sleep Training Your Baby: How I Got My 4-Month-Old Baby To Sleep 12 Hours a Night

Can you train a baby to sleep 12 hours a night? Yes, you can — I know because I did it with both my babies, Kate and Oliver. Baby Oliver just turned 4 months old and he is now sleeping sound as a pound, 12-13 hours per night, every night.


I’m Back!

by Ann Marie Michaels on February 26, 2015

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It’s been a long time since I blogged. Tonight, while I was cuddling and breastfeeding my new Baby Oliver (4 months old this week) before he went to bed, I got all teary-eyed thinking about babies and how much we love them. And why I started blogging.


My Big News: I’m Pregnant and Moving to Greener Pastures

by Ann Marie Michaels on June 2, 2014

Some of you have been asking after me on Facebook. I haven’t gone away — just been hibernating and getting ready for some big transitions.

I have big news. On a couple fronts. First, I’ll share the personal, then business.