You know I’m all for doing things to reduce our collective environmental impact, but I never thought I’d install (or more accurately, purchase, then watch my husband install) a septic system for our pet waste. But that’s exactly what we did last week. Inspired by a tip from Green Mom Finds and the “How to [...]
Archive for May, 2008
Our close friends are in the process of adopting two children from Haiti. Their biological children, Julia & Mason, are the same age as Gabriel & Lily and are our God children. When Clara, age 3, and Emerson, age 1.5, are finally able to come home to Colorado, they, too, will be our God children, [...]
I am so pleased and honored that Green Mom Finds has named me the Green Mom Extraordinaire for the month of May. Please check out the full text of my interview with them and then browse their site for all kinds of wonderful green tips!
Several times in the past month, as I was reading about the topics that interest me (parenting, the environment, food choices, politics, to name a few), I noticed a common theme: cultural norms. We drive everywhere because it has become a cultural norm, and because of the status associated with owning and operating a car. [...]
This month’s Motherwear Carnival of Breastfeeding is on the topic of pregnancy and breastfeeding. When my husband and I decided to try to have another baby when our son was 10 months old, the realities of breastfeeding while pregnant were far from my mind. Like so many other aspects of parenting, I did not really [...]
This candid and fairly in-depth (at least compared to the typical sound bite) interview gives a good picture of what President Obama might look like. What do you think? Is he electable? Can he follow through if he is elected? I think he can…
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As the primary process comes to a close, it’s time to turn our eyes to the November presidential election. It’s not too late to let your voice be heard; it’s not too late to register to vote, and to vote for change. Obama ’08
Looking for something that indulges your shopping fix, your gardening fix, and supports a great local cause? Then check out the Boulder County Master Gardener Ginormous Plant Sale this weekend! Each year, Boulder County Master Gardeners start flats of seeds and divide unusual perennials from their own gardens to sell in the plant sale. A [...]
Today my daughter, Lily, is two years old. I’ve been feeling under the weather, so I took an opportunity to rest by napping with her this afternoon. As we snuggled up in my bed, her head tucked into its favorite position between my arm and my breast, I thought about the day of her birth. [...]