Book review: Hannah, Delivered by Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew

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NOTE: I was given an advance copy of the book Hannah, Delivered (affiliate link) in exchange for my honest opinion. Review and opinions below are my own.

When I got an email from a publisher with the subject line “Midwife Fiction”, you know that I was in! Read more...

My Self-Care List: suggestions needed

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This week, I was very inspired by this post by Green Moms Collective about self-care for moms. In the post, the writer encouraged us (even if we aren’t moms!) to make a list of things that make us feel renewed and happy, and even to write down how much time each of these activities take so that we can intentionally build them into our days. Read more...

Contentment vs Lack of Ambition

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We’re reading Sheryl Sandberg’s inspiring book Lean In for book club this month. I know, I’m late to the party since I’ve actually already heard her speak at BlogHer 2013 in July. But I wanted to wait to read the whole book until I had the opportunity to discuss it with some really smart and thoughtful ladies in my neighborhood while drinking wine. Read more...

Changing Diapers: the end of my journey, the beginning of yours?

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I reached a bittersweet milestone in my parenting journey in the last 2 weeks: I finally packed up all my cloth diapers! After consecutively and simultaneously cloth diapering two babies since 2009, it was my first time to start doing loads of tiny undies instead of cloth diapers. Read more...

Book tour: Early Childhood Activities For A Greener Earth

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I am not an educator. Really, really not. But I do care about the wellbeing of our earth and I want to teach my children a sense of responsibility and love of nature so that they will also make conscientious choices in their lives. Read more...