Life As If It Mattered

  Life As If It Mattered, Nourishing Families, Living in Love Nourishing families, diving into holism.  I made something, for you. I've been wanting to provide you all with greater access to the ideas I have been studying and implementing in my work as an educator and parent. While I have dabbled in the world of videos, my editing skills are lacking and the time that's needed to put...

Motherhood as Meditation

This morning I got up to make a cup of tea before the children woke. I had scarcely filled the kettle before tiny sounds called me back to the bedroom and a sleepy baby held her arms up. I tried to set her down with toys so I could carry on with the morning but she fussed and wailed until I scooped her up again. Motherhood as a different pace than the life I knew previously. We have created...

Finding Strength as a New Mother

  When my son was born, my partner kept telling me I was strong. The strongest person he'd ever met. Most days I didn't feel strong. Most days I felt really tired, a little weepy and overwhelmed. What kind of person was I now? Explorer? Wanderer? Mother? Wife? Daughter? And then the daily struggle of wondering what I'd forgotten in the newborn hazy days of little sleep. Did I remember to...