21 Ways to Tell if you Live in a Tiny Apartment

Living in a small apartment or home can be challenging but fun.  Reflecting on the days before we had kids, I was reminded of all the quirky, odd challenges that … Continue Reading →

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How to raise scientifically savvy kids:

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains: click on the link to watch the video. Continue Reading →


Baby “Mugging”

Have you heard about baby mugging?  It’s totally not what you think it is.  Rather cute, and definitely a meme on the internet right now.  I have a baby and a couple … Continue Reading →


Chicken Hugger

My son has become very friendly with our backyard chickens. They allow him to hang out with them while they forage, he pets their backs and they don’t mind at … Continue Reading →

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BOOK REVIEW: “Raising Freethinkers: A Practical Guide for Parenting Beyond Belief” -Dale McGowan

Dale McGowan, author of Parenting Beyond Belief, has produced yet another valuable parenting resource for those raising children without religious indoctrination.  Raising Freethinkers takes the bull by the horns and … Continue Reading →


Chicken FAIL

Our chickens show their personalities without reservation, which makes watching them do their chicken “thing” amusing.  They rule the backyard, chasing away cats and other birds with a dino-like velociraptor strut.  If you bring … Continue Reading →


Merry Solstice!

It’s December 21st: the shortest day of the year, and the real reason for the season that is upon us.  We wish you peace, happiness and compassion for others.  May … Continue Reading →



Dance, Monkey Dance

Putting us in our place, and our humanism in perspective… Continue Reading →

Sh*t Crunchy Mommas Say

This pretty much sums up my mothering days for the last year… I nearly bust a gut laughing when the Veggie Chips scene comes by…