About Last Night

About Last Night

Puke is a part of my hero’s journey, apparently. My son refuses to blow his nose. We used to get him to blow it by inviting him to participate in a booger contest, but the novelty of that has worn off. So, last night, the accumulation of all of the snot and boogers he...
Why I Love my Period Panties

Why I Love my Period Panties

No, really. I love my period panties. I got my first period when I was thirteen years old. From that point on, I had to decide how I wanted to deal with menstruating every month. The main options back then were pads or tampons. That was pretty much it as far as I...
An Invitation to Birdwatching

An Invitation to Birdwatching

This is an invitation to explore the benefits of birdwatching as a hobby. In the spring of 2017, I was a few months pregnant. My husband and I wanted to get out of town for the weekend, and we wanted to do something outside if the weather allowed. The weather in May...
My Son is a Third Culture Kid

My Son is a Third Culture Kid

Since my son was born in 2017, our family has lived in three countries, on three different continents. He’s being raised as a Third Culture Kid (TCK). What is a Third Culture Kid? I first came across the term “Third Culture Kid” while searching for information about...
Why Eco-Education?

Why Eco-Education?

The world is burning. And flooding. And experiencing “unprecedented” weather events and trends at an alarming pace. Learning about these events and how they act as symptoms of the larger climate crisis should hold an essential place in our lives and...