Category Archives: compromise

Real Life Kitchen

With all the beautiful pictures on the internet of people’s homes and familes you may feel like you are living a life of mess and disorder that no other household is experiencing. I’m gonna tell you right now: it’s all … Continue reading

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Mothering

For me mothering means being responsible every moment of every day. Holding it down non-stop. ¬†As a full time mom I started bearing this responsibility a month before I conceived my daughter and have continued to bear it every day … Continue reading

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Hope For The Future

Folks these days are feeling apprehensive about what our future may hold. I find my hope here, among the plants and the people who love the Earth. So long as there are people living, treating the Earth with kindness, respect … Continue reading

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Bounty?

Today I look for Bounty wherever I can. These days it can be allusive. But when I came inside from the winter garden and saw this big bowl of beans on my counter I found Bounty. A Big Bowl of … Continue reading

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Homeschooling?

How can a preschooler be homeschooled you may wonder. Here’s how: You follow the child’s passions as educational pusuits. Each night after lights out River gets a Not True Story. Often she requests a theme and her daddy or I … Continue reading

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Nothing Lasts Forever

Hello Friends, Look what I have for you: Pictures! Here is our beautiful peach tree, sprung into blossom. I am blessed to be surrounded by an abundance of blossoms. You can see our ladies free ranging behind the tree. Under … Continue reading

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Poopy Pants

I made another pair of pants for my three year old daughter. She put them on, and within about ten minutes had had an accident in them. Oh well, that’s mamahood of a little one. Soon they will be clean … Continue reading

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