Living naturally, most of the time.

Family legacy ambivalence


Welcome to the April 2015 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Family History This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our... Read More

Our days, these days


Welcome to the March 2015 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Day in the Life This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month... Read More

Why clean air matters to my family


After I’d attended the summer Moms Clean Air Force play-ins and had learned more about the organization‘s important work, I was honored to be invited me to speak at the Virginia Mama Summit at the... Read More

Itemizing and strategizing at year’s end


As 2014 winds down, I’ve been feeling a little better physically but am still somewhat overwhelmed in general and in my head. It’s becoming clearer and clearer to me how physical health is related... Read More

Holiday at home


Since I was planning to travel to visit my mom in early November and we are planning to spend time with family in Indiana over Christmas, it seemed like a good idea to just hang out at home for Thanksgiving... Read More

Life after antidepressants


Antidepressants saved my life at least once and might have saved my brother’s if he’d sought help instead of taking his life. Saturday, November 22 is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. This is the... Read More

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