A Garden Experiment: Preserving

Recently, I came across a challenge on Instagram that encouraged folks to find something in their garden each day of August that could be preserved. The challenge was best suited to Northern Hemisphere climates and end-of-summer produce but I loved the idea so thought...

5 Boredom-busters for Creative Kids

Like most parents, I’ve spent a substantial amount of time telling bored kids to find something to do. I’m a firm believer that children need to be bored in order to learn to overcome boredom, so I hesitate to fill their hours with activities and ideas of my own...

Breastfeeding: Lessons and Musings

I went into motherhood without much thought about breastfeeding. Insofar as I did think about it, I expected it to be something I would do without much hassle or emotion. I had literally no idea about the amazing physical and emotional benefits of breastfeeding for...

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