Crunchy Domestic Goddess

Stepping outside of the box AKA Talking for a teddy bear

September 4, 2008

During the past four years of my attachment parenting journey, I sometimes find myself in situations, especially with regard to discipline, that require me to step outside the box and out of my comfort zone. A few months ago I was trying to get Ava, almost 4 years old at the time, to sleep. She […]

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API Speaks is seeking contributors

August 22, 2008

We are currently growing our API Speaks blogging family and are in search of a few new contributors (both moms AND dads are encouraged to apply). If you want to throw your hat into the ring, please read over our Contributor Guidelines to get a feel for what we’re looking for, then send an email […]

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Breastfeeding while pregnant: trying at times, but ultimately worthwhile

August 11, 2008

Originally posted on May 25, 2008 on Crunchy Domestic Goddess When I became pregnant with my son, my daughter Ava was about 20 months old and still nursing regularly. While I had friends who’s children had self-weaned when they became pregnant, I had my doubts that my “na-na”-loving kid would consider weaning for a second, […]

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Maintaining our right to choose

July 8, 2008

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the American Medical Association’s decision to try to outlaw home birth over at my blog Crunchy Domestic Goddess. This announcement really hit close to home (no pun intended) since I had a home birth with my son Julian and, should my husband Jody and I want to […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Good night, sleep tight

June 3, 2008

The Beauty of Co-sleeping – Submitted by Amy @ Crunchy Domestic Goddess Check out the other Wordless Wednesday submissions.

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On Nursing a Preschooler

June 1, 2008

When I was preparing for my daughter Ava’s birth, there were a lot of uncertainties about what motherhood would have in store for me, but there was one thing I knew for certain – I would breastfeed. I didn’t have a time limit set on how long I would breastfeed, I just knew I would […]

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Planning for a home birth

April 28, 2008

Originally posted on July 27, 2006 – Four months before my son Julian was born at home. By now you may have gathered that instead of choosing to have an OB-attended hospital birth this time around, we are planning to have a midwife-attended home birth. There are a number of varied factors that have led […]

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