I call it my Super Mama Group. Organized by a non-profit agency, our group includes a good number of women who, due to varying circumstances (including death), parent one or more children with no type of support from the father. Continue reading The Un-Goals: Surviving The Ebbs
There were things I loved about living on the psychiatric ward. What I didn’t love? The symptoms of my illness. The arrogance of some of the staff people, who were convinced they knew things they couldn’t possibly have known. The Continue reading On Making Boxes: A Meditation
There are reasons we humans move toward processed foods. For starters, many “convenience foods” include ingredients that are actually addictive -triggering us to physically crave them- and all of them include chemicals to enhance tastiness. Another reason, though, is simply Continue reading Why Else We Eat Processed Foods (And One More Thing We Can Do About That)
“We have soup every day for lunch.” “I’m limiting my meat consumption to three times per week, max.” “We’ve kept fruit out for eight months now, and counting!” In the last week, I’ve received several excellent blog comments from families Continue reading Releasing “Extra Rules”
Update: On February 2, 2016, the App’s developer emailed his subscribers to say that while this App can still be used by those who already have it, it is not being further developed and is no longer available for new Continue reading Track Your Journey Easily and Cleanly!
A couple of posts ago, I told a story about how, once upon a time, a farmer proposed that nutrition be the Number One material consideration in a child’s upbringing. The post brought a range of comments. One was from