Small Stuff // Milk bottles!

Like many others, I'm on the slow journey to create less waste, starting with some small stuff. The problem of waste is truly overwhelming and often I feel like I need to do all or nothing. But a complete lifestyle change done hastily rarely sticks. So instead I'm going slow but consistent, until these intentional … Continue reading Small Stuff // Milk bottles!

Sorrow // The surprising emotion of parenthood

Recently my friend asked if I hated Lewie's future wife. Yes, was my first response. But after a little consideration, no--it's not some future person that I dread, especially if that someone truly loves my child, it is the inevitable passage of time that I dread. With every new and wondrous stage means the loss … Continue reading Sorrow // The surprising emotion of parenthood

Never-ending summer // Thoughts on outdoor childcare

Summer is here. So starts the long, hot days that leave me feeling nostalgic about my childhood. I spent the majority of the calendar year in school, yet it is in the summers where my most vidid childhood memories live. Summers catching fireflies, building play-forts, taking cardboards sleds down hills--all basically unsupervised. Every summer my … Continue reading Never-ending summer // Thoughts on outdoor childcare