A Changing Voice

  Sometimes it can be tough.  Saying what you mean, and meaning what you say.  Because what if you say something that offends somebody?  What if we write something that suggests there is a better way?  And what if the Continue reading A Changing Voice

What I Would Tell My Brand New Mom Self

Things are different in retrospect- especially when it comes to mothering.  This is what I would tell my Brand New Mom Self.  by Jennifer Andersen I would tell her that she’s got it. That this level of demand is short-lived, Continue reading What I Would Tell My Brand New Mom Self

Pregnancy Thyroid Cancer and Attachment Parenting: A Happy Ending

It was scary at the time, but my story of Pregnancy Thyroid Cancer and Attachment Parenting has a happy ending. by Jennifer Andersen With my first born there was my birth story, and the circumstances surrounding my birth story.  And for Continue reading Pregnancy Thyroid Cancer and Attachment Parenting: A Happy Ending

Mister Rogers: Grateful for the Life He Chose to Live.

When Owen was about two and a half we checked a Mister Rogers Neighborhood DVD out of the library. Owen chose it, and I thought it would be nostalgic for me- even if he was bored with it. I was filled Continue reading Mister Rogers: Grateful for the Life He Chose to Live.

My Name Is Jennifer and I use Disposable Diapers.

  Welcome to the “I’m a Natural Parent – BUT…” Carnival This post was written for inclusion in the carnival hosted by The Artful Mama and Natural Parents Network. During this carnival our participants have focused on the many different Continue reading My Name Is Jennifer and I use Disposable Diapers.

Regarding “Facebook Parenting For the Troubled Teen.”

There were some interesting conversations happening on our Facebook page this weekend.  They were about the father who posted a video of him shooting his daughter’s laptop on her Facebook page.  I was pretty surprised by the reactions.  I guess Continue reading Regarding “Facebook Parenting For the Troubled Teen.”