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My friend Erin Goodman has been running an awesome podcast series called Behind the Blog. I’ve loved listening to her chat with some fabulous blogging women and was honored when she asked me to appear as a guest on the podcast. I’ve always wanted to collaborate with Erin and I accepted without hesitation. Erin was [...]


dpp ’11: Joy to the World

by flowers on December 5, 2011 · 4 comments

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oy to the world. The big world. And the little world that lives inside our tiny home. Where Lego adventurers boldly go where no little plastic (wo)man has gone before and a little girl clamors for an old school calculator and holds it up to her ear because she thinks it’s a smart phone. Joy [...]


dpp ’11: Everyday Christmas

by flowers on December 4, 2011 · 6 comments

kids around a Christmas tree

t’s been a little while and I’m so happy to be here today. It feels good–like visiting an old friend with a pot of tea on a leisurely afternoon. I’d like to invite you to join me in participating in Treadways’ annual December Photo Project. You can join yourself or you can simply come along [...]


Losing My Mother’s Mother

by flowers on September 23, 2011 · 22 comments

  In the most basic of physical essence she is gone. Her voice. Her hands. Her body. She’s gone. I could see that she was gone. I watched them close the casket. I was at the cemetery, but that does little to convince me. A body, without the spirit is a startling reality. You see [...]


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I offer this hope for peace in remembrance of 9/11. May we never loose our hope for a more peaceful world and may our children know how to create peace in their world. Originally posted in August 2009. “If we are to create lasting peace we must start with the children.” ~Mahatma Gandhi   In [...]


Road to Ithaca

by flowers on August 19, 2011 · 10 comments

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Three and half year ago when Sol was a chubby three year old, Koala was just a few months old and Nila Bindu was but a star in the heavens, we traveled to Ithaca with big dreams and a sparkle in our eyes. We knew we wanted to live in a vibrant community that valued [...]


Mama’s Birthday Surprise! My 31st birthday party complete with Toy Story decorations. Late night drinks with the ladies. Feeling blessed. {Love} The Funeral Elizabeth Bolduc. Grandmother. Mother of my mother. Great-grandmother of my children. Wise woman of great presence. Constant. Always. Beloved. Hasty pilgrimage under a full orange moon. Tears and a broken heart. Family [...]


Today I’m over at Simple Homeschool participating in their curriculum fair, although I have almost zero experience with formal curriculum. Hmmm….curious? Well, hop on over and check it out!    


Working from home and homeschooling; it’s quite unconventional in this day and age, but just a few generations ago it was the norm. Since most of us live without the support of extended family it can be a lot harder to make it all work. Can you do both? We think so, but it takes [...]


The Snow Day: Before and After Kids

by flowers on February 3, 2011 · 8 comments

I know we’re all snowed in so when my fellow birthpro, friend and neighbor Kate emailed this to me I begged her to let me share. Enjoy and watch for Kate as she expands her practice to share her amazing birth genius with the world. *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** The [...]

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