Beliefs and opinions

This week is National Library Week, a celebration hosted by the American Library Association.  As such, Steph asked me a couple weeks ago to contribute to Offbeat Mama by writing a post about libraries.  She left it pretty open-ended.  So I →MORE...

I believe in milk-sharing.  Informal.  Formal.  All of the above. This is a hard topic to broach with people because formal milk-sharing – that is, donating milk to a local bank where it is pasteurized and homogenized and then either donated →MORE...

Mar 23, 2011
As I have mentioned before, Donald and I do not keep very many toys for Charlotte.  We have one drawer of toys.  One.  Well, one drawer of toys and one stack of wood puzzles.  So I guess it’s more like one →MORE...

When Charlotte was about four or five months old, a few parents I know who have older kids began getting together once a week to finger paint a la Artful Parent.  A few months after that, a good friend of mine →MORE...

Mar 21, 2011
Awhile ago, I began reading a book that has opened up a can of worms in our home.  And the can of worms goes something like this: “if you and I do not raise Charlotte with not only an appreciation for →MORE...