Six Steps to Stop Screaming and Start Parenting Mindfully

Welcome to the December 2013 Carnival of Natural Mothering! This article is a part of the Carnival of Natural Mothering hosted by GrowingSlower, Every Breath I Take, I Thought I Knew Mama, African Babies Don’t Cry, and Adventures of Captain Destructo. This month’s topic is Natural New Year’s Resolutions. Be sure to check out all…

Not Zero to Sixty, More Like From Zero to Thirty

I’m at the end of NaBloPoMo: blogging every day for the month of November. The last time I attempted this challenge, I learned about myself as a person, a mother, and a writer. That was November 2011. I thought I was done having children. I had mourned for the child I felt I’d never have…

The Creative Spark Inside Mothers

Welcome to Week Two of the month-long Carnival of Creative Mothers to celebrate the launch of The Rainbow Way: Cultivating Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood by Lucy H. Pearce.  Today’s topic is Creative Heroines. Do read to the end of this post for a full list of carnival participants.  Join the Carnival and be in with a chance to win a…

Culture of Creativity

Welcome to Week One of the month-long Carnival of Creative Mothers to celebrate the launch of The Rainbow Way: Cultivating Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood by Lucy H. Pearce.  Today’s topic is Nurturing a Culture of Creativity at Home. Be sure to read to the end of this post to find a list of…

The Mind is a Wonderful Thing To Taste

Welcome to the November edition of the Simply Living Blog Carnival – Enjoyment cohosted by Mandy at Living Peacefully with Children and Laura at Authentic Parenting. This month, we write about food and how we simplify things related to it in our lives. Please check out the links to posts by our other participants at…

Wordless: 24 week Twin Pregnancy Belly Updates

Well, almost wordless… This was a maternity shirt I wore in my third trimester during my previous pregnancies, for comparison. It’s so tight now that it has become uncomfortable. This week has been enjoyable. I’m still pain-free after the prenatal massage and African dance class combination from almost 2 weeks ago. I think the weekly…