Humanism

“Waking Up: A guide to Spirituality without Religion” by Sam Harris

“Waking Up: A guide to Spirituality without Religion” by Sam Harris

Meditation is a tool to interrupt the constant flow of meaningless thoughts. He describes how to become present and simply acknowledge emotion without giving in to the narrative of the mind.

10 Myths about Atheism

10 Myths about Atheism

So if you think that atheists consider life meaningless or that we think everything arose by chance, head over to Sam’s article and find out what we really think.

There is officially EVERYTHING on youtube

There is officially EVERYTHING on youtube

Including talking crowds of sheep!  This funny video from New Zealand features sheep that not only follow the crowd, they “baaaa” with the crowd.

Chicken Midwifery?

Chicken Midwifery?

This happens quite often in the chicken coup: Two ladies in a nest box, somehow managing to squish themselves side by side, and sometimes with one standing over top the other.  They will sit in there for long stretches together, different pairs, different box each […]

The Time You Have

The Time You Have

I find as we get older, our conversations express more and more a desire to live our passions, make our dreams a reality.  Most often these dreams are not wild, but simple.  As the hours eating, sleeping, and cleaning up after a family of four […]

21 Ways to Tell if you Live in a Tiny Apartment

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 face people who live in small apartments.  For one year we lived in a 525 […]

How to raise scientifically savvy kids:

How to raise scientifically savvy kids:

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

Baby “Mugging”

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 of mugs and a super rad green carpet, so why not do some baby mug […]

Chicken Hugger

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 all. I didn’t realize just how familiar they are with him until he showed up […]