We present an honest and hilarious look at the trials and tribs of raising a child in today’s complicated patriarchal society.
“He has such a good appetite.” “He sure loves his food.” “He’s so good at feeding himself.” “I can’t believe he’s eating that!” …some of the comments I used to get about my son’s eating habits. I got them for as long as people had been seeing him eat, and, though the novelty has somewhat worn […]
Megan Alton over at Waking Up Happy has been conducting interviews as part of her Knowing Birth series. I am honored to have my interview featured. Where did you choose to have your birth and why?… …It was only when I was pregnant that I learned about Ina May Gaskin. I found out that the […]
After the birth of my son, I began to host swaps for baby and toddler stuff at a local library. The swaps became successful, so I created Parenting for Free to spreads the word about local free family events and other alternative parenting ventures. Parenting for Free encourages developing a community of families as an […]
I’m not sure why I opened What to Expect the Toddler Years (Eisenberg/Murkoff/Hathaway, 1994/1996). Morbid curiosity I guess. The books in this series are notorious for maintaining the status quo, but they do so in a typically non-invasive way, especially if you go into it wary-eyed. Early in my pregnancy, I learned to take everything […]