Living naturally, most of the time.

Mindful holiday prep

Hop on over to TheDCMoms.com to see my Green post today on making thoughtful plans as you head into holiday hosting. Let’s see if I can take my own advice this time. Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on Facebookshare via RedditShare with StumblersTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this...

We’ll always have Halloween: Creating costumes for kids

Welcome to the August Carnival of Natural Parenting: Creating With Kids This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared how they make messes and masterpieces with children. Please read to the end to find a list of links to the other carnival participants. *** I’m not the mom who knits during parent...

On the bunny slope of tradition-making – Carnival of Natural Parenting

At age 37, I still haven’t learned to ski, and almost five years and two children into parenthood, I can’t quite believe in myself as a real mom of a real family with real traditions of its own. Although a few years of experience in Waldorf education tells me that children thrive on daily rhythms as well as meaningful rituals of celebration, truthfully, I suck at both. But I’m working on it. If...

Happy Halloween – 33 years later

I don’t give my mom enough credit a lot of the time. But the woman can sew! In 1975, she made this leopard costume for me. It’s been worn by nieces and nephews, and now, by my son. Thanks, Mom! Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on Facebookshare via RedditShare with StumblersTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this...

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