This post will be founded in rhetoric. Focused in a semi-dreamland. My hope is to provoke conversation that may or may not entice change and movement. We need one another. The ridiculous notion of being "everything" as a parent has left a void in our connectedness. It's left the human element incomplete. We are, in… Continue reading Ranting 101- The insidious perfection module
In our first volume of the Save Our Water Series, we spoke about rain barrel production and the benefits on small gardens to big farms. Today's volume will illuminate the myriad of important information gleaned when researching sustainable farming, and what it can do to really save our planet. We will begin by understanding what… Continue reading Save Our Water Series, Vol. 2: Sustainable Agriculture and The Importance of Supporting Regenerative Practices
My family and I just had a wonderful camping week at the beach. The sun, swimming, tiki bar (what what?), and nights by the wonderful campfire with extended family were all relaxing and rejuvenating. We reflected on the the fact that the only things we took away from camping were wonderful memories, big smiles, sun-kissed… Continue reading The Tale of the Contaminated Pool
Camping is one of those activities that our family has always enjoyed doing together. Being in nature, grounding ourselves, and slowing down for a weekend has been really effective in helping us reconnect and bond when daily life seems so busy. We camp with extended family as well, which, for us, has always been an… Continue reading Kristy, Au Naturale: Survival in the woods, aka tent camping with kids.
As incredibly proud and crazy parents of three little ones, my husband and I have been surprised at how frequently we are asked about the transition from two to three children by families expecting or considering a third child. What’s it like going from two kids to three? How is the transition? Is it THAT… Continue reading At Home with Christiana: Thinking about that third baby?