Crossing Tracks

Crossing Tracks with Skater Boy By Amber J. KeyserWeb Exclusive – February 11, 2008  Snow fell softly. I was cross-country skiing on the Virginia Meissner Trail at Mt. Bachelor, one of North America’s premier skiing destinations. Gliding along in a steady rhythm, I was

Shine the Light

Shine the Light: Love and Music Bring Strength to a Young Girl By Tina Traster February 02, 2012 I heard her calling “Mommy, Mommy” before I opened the door. She tore off the school bus as though it were on fire. “I tried out

What is Love?

  Like most of us, I have long pondered the meaning of love. As a young woman, I equated love with sad poems and tragic romantic scenarios. Now I see love as an action rather than a feeling. In The Road Less Traveled, M. Scott


It’s that time of the year again when everyone in my family has a cold.  Headaches, runny noses and eyes, coughs and aches and pains– no one likes it and once one person gets it, it seems inevitable that we’ll all catch it. It

Lentil Soup

This vegan soup has such a hearty, satisfying taste. The jalapeno gives it a gentle kick, but is not too spicy for the entire family to enjoy. A definite crowd pleaser! 1 lb dry lentils (brown or green) 2 medium onions, chopped 2 medium

Family Homeopathy

Family Homeopathy: Six Essential Remedies by Katharina Sandizell  Sept 27, 2011 When I had my first child, I remember feeling overwhelmed, scared, incredibly joyful, and excited.  I was also relieved to have some homeopathic remedies on hand if I felt that something was amiss.

Ode to Together

Hello Friends, I have been a weekly All Things Mothering contributor since April, 2010. I have been absent the past couple months. This short poem may explain. You have my love on the journey. Always, Jessica. Number 3 978 days together. Momma gets a