personal musings Archive

My daughter is two and a half years old.  She doesn’t watch much TV, but when we bring up the Netflix screen, one of her first go-to characters is Curious […] 0

Why We Love Curious George

Posted on December 31, 2013

My daughter is two and a half years old.  She doesn’t watch much TV, but when we bring up the Netflix screen, one of her first go-to characters is Curious […]

In honor of my sweet daughter’s 2nd birthday, I share with you our birth story as written a few days after she was born. August 29.  An exam during the […] 0

Our Birth Story

Posted on August 29, 2013

In honor of my sweet daughter’s 2nd birthday, I share with you our birth story as written a few days after she was born. August 29.  An exam during the […]

I’ve never wanted a tattoo. Never could imagine anything I’d want on my body permanently. I don’t even like getting ball point pen ink on my hands, let alone ink […] 1

The Ear on My Arm

Posted on August 2, 2013

I’ve never wanted a tattoo. Never could imagine anything I’d want on my body permanently. I don’t even like getting ball point pen ink on my hands, let alone ink […]

When I peruse the humanist and scientific online communities I so love, I notice a huge blind spot. That blind spot is the topic of childhood vaccination. Immediately the self-proclaimed […] 0

Why delaying vaccinations won’t hurt my nursling

Posted on July 22, 2013

When I peruse the humanist and scientific online communities I so love, I notice a huge blind spot. That blind spot is the topic of childhood vaccination. Immediately the self-proclaimed […]

I’ve come upon a group of people with whom I share a parenting philosophy. I find these people easy to relate to, intelligent, thoughtful, kind, and aware. I’m speaking about […] 0

Radical Unschooling (Book Review)

Posted on April 30, 2013

I’ve come upon a group of people with whom I share a parenting philosophy. I find these people easy to relate to, intelligent, thoughtful, kind, and aware. I’m speaking about […]

As per my last post I decided to try some new things. First, last night I played with Little Moon after her bath until she held up her hand and […] 0

Losing Control (in a good way)

Posted on April 22, 2013

As per my last post I decided to try some new things. First, last night I played with Little Moon after her bath until she held up her hand and […]

So a discussion with my mother-in-law over Skype yesterday came perfectly timed to my research into Radical or Whole Life Unschooling. Whenever I listen to unschoolers talk or read their […] 0

Unschooling: Wherein I clash with myself

Posted on April 21, 2013

So a discussion with my mother-in-law over Skype yesterday came perfectly timed to my research into Radical or Whole Life Unschooling. Whenever I listen to unschoolers talk or read their […]

Today I was inspired to write about all the things I admire and respect about the women in my life. It seems to me, as I peruse groups on-line, that […] 0

What I Love About the Women I Know

Posted on March 25, 2013

Today I was inspired to write about all the things I admire and respect about the women in my life. It seems to me, as I peruse groups on-line, that […]

Chocolate is well known for chemically creating feelings of love in whoever eats it. My chocolates are designed to make you feel warm, happy, relaxed and provide a healthy energy […] 0

Revamp Mama’s Love Magic Chocolate

Posted on February 10, 2013

Chocolate is well known for chemically creating feelings of love in whoever eats it. My chocolates are designed to make you feel warm, happy, relaxed and provide a healthy energy […]

I used to be white trash. I say this, not to put myself down, but rather to let you know on which shelf of society’s bookcase I once rested (cheap […] 0

I Used To Be a Terrible Mother

Posted on January 27, 2013

I used to be white trash. I say this, not to put myself down, but rather to let you know on which shelf of society’s bookcase I once rested (cheap […]