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Transitioning involves a change from one state or condition to another. With hair transitioning, the goal is to go from wearing permed or relaxed hair and return our hair to its’ natural condition. Natural hair wasn’t popular when I grew up.  To make our hair easier to comb or for special occasions like weddings, we always felt that a ‘nice hair style’ included straightening or perming the hair.  I remember wearing an Afro for a few years in High School and College. But, at some point I started perming my hair. Many years later, I began transitioning to natural hair. If you are planning to transition to natural hair, I’ve found some tips to help you avoid a lot of frustrations and mistakes. You will also understand how to care for a different texture of hair. Hair Transitioning Tips Be Patient – you will need a lot of patience and…

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Toasted Oats This quick breakfast is made with a popular natural food, oatmeal.  Oats are a very nutritious whole grain. They contain B vitamins, and are rich in iron, magnesium and phosphorus. Because of their therapeutic value, oats are recommended for the following situations: nervous system complaints, digestive disturbances, celiac disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, arteriosclerosis and hypertension.                 One Sunday morning, this summer, I wanted something cool but quick for breakfast. What could I make in a hurry? I hadn’t planned the night before. I sent up a quick prayer and the idea toasted oats came to me. Frequently when I need a recipe, I’ll look on – allrecipes.com. This time I googled ‘toasted oats’ and found a quick, cool breakfast recipe. I have tried this recipe twice and enjoy its natural good taste and simplicity.   Once the oats are toasted your children can prepare their own…

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