Woman, this mercury retrograde is hitting hard this time around. My car is broken, my fridge is broken, my backdoor is coming off the hinges. I’m really seriously trying to focus on the positive here, but days like this it is sorta difficult. The economic blip we are in is definitely making for a grim … More One of *those* days
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I just read an article about the NuvaRing in Mother Jones and was disturbed, but not shocked at the fact that such untested technology is causing harm (even death) to the ladies out there. A lot of information about contraceptives makes them look harmless & when recommended by your trusted OB/GYN, most women don’t question … More On Birth Control
Really, truly. Wednesday nights I usually go the market but this evening, after a week of rain, I was pooped and had to take a nap. So I woke up hungry and needed to eat NOW, if you know what I mean. So, one quick glance at my ingredients yielded me another stellar cast iron … More Eating Mindfully
I just got finished watching this awesome documentary about the state of our birthing industry, courtesy of the Orange County Public Library. If you plan on giving birth int his lifetime, this is a MUST watch. The film does a great job of summarizing the differences between homebirth and hospital birth so that you can … More The Business of Being Born
give or take a few until one becomes two sweet cheeks and tiny lips will be revealed with your scent and skin nose and toes tummy and toosh maya girl or bayou boy all who meet you will fall in love laughter will be your best friend and I I will be reborn with your … More 100 Moons
It’s interesting how this holiday took on signifcance so unassumingly. Normally, I don’t really buy into the whole idea of Hallmark Holiday’s, but as the day hung hot in the air, I realized that my normal Sunday spent alone was not going to be just-fine with my hormones raging. I wasn’t looking for attention, but … More Happy Mother’s Day
Well, I keep writing about food, so I must be HUNGRY!! I just finished an awesome late night snack – polenta topped with a local egg & diced tomato with slivers of raw organic cheddar and some salsa verde to round it out. All organic, of course. Cooked in my new cast iron skillet, which … More Delici-oh-so!
While I don’t think I need to worry about this for at least another…hey, when do babies start eating real food? Well, whatever, this article is a good run-down on all the organic brands of baby food. Apparently the best tasting and least expensive (by major leaps and bounds) was the homemade variety. Shock.