Just when I thought things were going well, I came across this that makes it even better.The Rebecca Foundation’s Cloth Diaper Closet!! Which I discovered at a Real Cloth Diaper Association meeting! Read more for a great cause and enter the giveaway. -A. Eleven years ago on June 9th, my life was changed for the … Continue reading #cloth4all – “The Rebecca Foundation’s Cloth Diaper Closet” Giveaway
Seriously, I totally forgot about the haze of post-delivery. Thirty plus days of not knowing what day or time it was, doing the sniff test on clothing and bras, trying to remember if I'd showered or brushed my teeth. And posting? Pfft. WhatEVER. Thoughts from the baby front: Placenta encapsulation is what I'm sure saved … Continue reading And then, I could breathe again. Kind of.
Estimated due date, that is. I was REALLY hoping Tater Tot would be here by now. Both to meet her and to be physically comfortable. Because UGH. I've gotten things done at home: taxes, files, gardening, cleaning, baby room, napping, reading. And now... just... waiting. Olive is just as excited as we are, anticipating Tater's … Continue reading Today is “D” day
First: [great article] Came across this article on Improving Birth, and think it's a great place to start if you're interested. Second: Looking back on posts, I realize I've never posted Olive's birth story. How could this be! (Insert time-travel story-telling sounds here. You know the ones...) Olive was born on a Tuesday. Though, birth … Continue reading How we decided on a birth center.
It's taken three years to finally get my garden groove. Now that we are in our new house, and likely not going anywhere for at least TEN YEARS, I can plan my scheme to "save money and be healthy" by growing some of our own produce because it's just dirt, stupid. (That's what I tell … Continue reading It’s just dirt, stupid.
Growing up, I never considered that my cousins were considered food insecure. I didn't realize that the fruits and vegetables outside their house were there not because they liked to grow them, but because they needed them. To us as kids, it was fun to eat a raw tomato, or a guava, while running and … Continue reading Fighting Hunger, One garden at a time – Moms Fighting Hunger