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Resolutions Revisited

Back in January I had a few resolutions that I wanted to work on/try/do this year. What good are resolutions if we don’t look back on them and see how we’re doing? It seems like the only time anyone thinks about resolutions is during the new year. Since the year is more than halfway over now, I thought I would…

Happy New Year!

I usually have the same resolutions every year, eat better and drink more water. So far this year I’ve been thinking about resolutions and my hopes for the new year. I want to be more specific with my hopes and try to follow through with my resolutions. A few of my hopes include:

the good earth

Watering the flowers and the garden is so good for me. It’s so nice to be outside before the sun heats everything up and it’s to have a few moments to think about whats been on my mind without being distracted. The flowers bring so much joy and when I water them I always think to myself that I should…

our house is a very very very fine house

I’m not really too crafty but lately I have done a couple of things worth sharing. I’m definitely not a perfectionist, which I’m sure you’ll notice, but this particular craft session was for our home and I don’t really mind if it’s perfection. We really like music around here, but who doesn’t. One song in particular played on our record player…

downsizing

After having a baby I realized how wasteful our culture is and how consumed we are with consumption! Having a baby helped me to realize how much babies don’t need. They don’t need a lot of clothes, or diapers, or a bunch of toys, they don’t even need their own room or bed. As a culture we have baby showers…

home birth

I never had any idea of what kind of birth I wanted before I got pregnant, just like I never really dreamed or thought about what my wedding would be like before I got engaged. I think I always imagined births being in the hospital and that I might have an epidural like my mom did. I don’t even remember…