Got boundaries? Got class?

  e·qua·nim·i·ty –noun mental or emotional stability or composure, esp. under tension or strain; calmness; equilibrium. Origin: aequ, even, plain, equal + anim, mind, spirit, feelings Synonyms: serenity, self-possession, aplomb. Antonyms: panic, disquiet, discomposure, agitation. GOT BOUNDARIES? Self respect. Not suffering fools. Not throwing

Questions To Ask About Homebirth

    Homebirth is safe and on the increase. You’ve probably all heard about the January report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that shows that homebirth increased 29% between 2004 and 2009. Homebirths increased 36% during this same time period among

Building Opportunity Through Photography

Mathare is collection of slum areas in Nairobi, Kenya. The population includes hundreds of thousands of children. Although pollution, poverty, disease, and crime are ever-present, hope lives there too. One way out for children is vision and empowerment.  A foundation started by former slum-dweller Julius Mwelu  is

Smoked Salmon Reuben

(Jane loses her gloves) Hands down the best comfort-food sandwich ever. The sauerkraut adds the magic. Use 100% rye if you’re going wheat-free. Pair this with Tomato Basil Soup. Mmm-good. For printable recipe click here. About Cynthia Lair Cynthia Lair’s web cooking show Cookus

A photo a day

This past month, I participated in a challenge issued by an Australian blogger, Chantelle at fatmumslim. She provided a list of prompts – one for each day of the month — and asked all participants to share a photo each day based on the prompts. The idea

Diapers and The Bottom Line

  The Triple Bottom Line is a standard used to measure a company in terms of its total cost of doing business. There are three standards that comprise the Triple Bottom Line: profit, people, and planet. The first standard is the traditional business one of

The Initiated Woman

the initiated woman has bled. she’s bled from poor decisions that sliced her esteem wide open; and from unguarded boundaries being obliterated; and she’s bled willingly because that’s what you do when people you love are anemic or have been hit by life —

Pesto Sauce

By Ashisha, Mothering Articles Editor Everyone needs a basic pesto sauce! Try this one on angel hair pasta or rice noodles. 1 1/2 cups packed fresh basil, stems removed 1 large garlic clove 1/4 – 1/3 cup pine nuts 1/3 – 1/2 cup packed