The Old Women

All of us come from pagans. “Heathens” as some like to say, who were more familiar with the Earth’s cycles than say, what cycle America’s Next Top Model is currently on. My ancestors are from the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria. Yours might have been

Bonding Therapy for Asthma

By Elizabeth West Web Exclusive – March 24, 2009 I have to admit that when I first heard about Maternal Infant Bonding (MIB) therapy for pediatric asthma, my expectations were modest at best. We’d tried a number of different approaches for controlling our daughter’s

The Case Against Time Out

  By Peter Ernest Haiman, Ph.D.   For generations, parents have sought a reliable and dependable way to handle childhood misbehavior. The most recent and popular discipline technique is time-out. Although time-out is better than spanking, it is not an appropriate way for parents to cope

My 3 Boys

by Sarah Juliusson of – Find Mama Renew on Facebook. Gratitude to Jenny Rough and her All Things Mothering post – Mothers Day Prayer.  I started writing this post on Mothers Day, and had to set it aside, not yet ready to write.

Happy? Then Say So!

How are things? Good. Yeah, good. Fine. Things are fine. Let me ask that question again: How are things? Glorious. Fabulous. It all feels like an adventure right now. I have synchronicities piling up everywhere. I’ve got all the money I need, in fact,

Girl Power Reinvented

Thank you to Julie Lancaster for this guest post. I believe in girl-power. Rich, music-blaring, arm-wrestling, mountain-climbing girl-power. But then my mom got Botoxed. Botulism right in the face. In her forehead and cheeks. Growing up, her lessons to me were how to be