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My Journey to and Beyond Vegetarianism–Part 1

I’ve been a vegetarian for about 17 years–but I’m currently experiencing an inner earthquake of thoughts on health, ethics, nutrition and more–and I need to write about it.  The next few posts are going to chronicle my thought process and dietary evolution up to the precarious, interesting point of view I’m at now. I first [ keep reading ]

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Your Baby’s Legal Right to Breastfeed

It’s 2018–breastfeeding in public should no longer be a controversial topic. The fact is, your baby needs to eat no matter where you are or who might notice. Don’t let anyone tell you to feed your baby in a restroom, dressing room, your car, or anywhere else where you’d feel uncomfortable eating a meal! You [ keep reading ]

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Abundance & Losing It: A Shamefully True Story

I’ve been doing a LOT of inner work on my money mindset lately.  I’m growing my business in ambitious proportions, and we’ve been enjoying a quality of life that’s really pretty excellent for the past few years, even with the difficulties that we may have. In short, I really love my life. People seem to [ keep reading ]

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Rethinking TV-free: Why I don’t censor television-watching

Earlier today, I was watching Disney channel with my kids, and we got to talking about childism in action on that channel. In particular, the show Good Luck Charlie. It’s about a “big” family (four kids), but the parents are self-absorbed, hapless idiots and they are constantly making comments that indicate that they would rather [ keep reading ]

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Raising Kids Beyond Religion: A Booklist

Yes, I said “beyond” religion. I am not a fan of the concept that there is only one right way, which is central to so many major religions. I’m very much a freethinker in that regard, and I raise my kids to be freethinkers as well. As a parent and as a homeschooler, I don’t [ keep reading ]

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That time I came out of the broom closet…

Written the first day of June 2006…in another lifetime…back when I felt the need to explain my choices to others. My spirituality is nothing to fear or worry about. It isn’t dangerous, or something to protect yourself from, and yet–it’s apparently very misunderstood by most people. Let me be clear: I didn’t “convert” to Paganism. This is [ keep reading ]