How to Make a Worm Bin

Projects seem to get prioritized around here based on necessity–probably the same for most of you.  We have a long list of projects we want to do in our new house, and making a worm bin was not originally close to the top of the list. However, we ran into a problem with the compost…..mainly…

A Day in Life of a Working Mom

Yesterday, for International Women’s Day, this is what I did to celebrate: The day started when my son woke up with Pink Eye.  His eyes goobered shut, and highly contagious.  In that moment of looking at his pathetic little sick angel face, I was simultaneously cognizant of and weighed down by two things:  1.  Nursing…

Part II: What it takes to downsize

Deciding to actually buy a very small house for our family of four was the first half of the marathon….actually downsizing and relocating was the second half.  In my last post I described the long process of deciding what kind of home purchase best supported our goals and values as a family, and than deciding…