DDADD Method

As much as I was drawn to the Simplicity Parenting movement because it helps guide me toward family values I want to create, I am now equally compelled by Kim John Payne’s approach to discipline. Payne’s advice is incredibly simple, yet effective, if used...

Counter-Culture Roots

Sometimes I wish I could opt out of this consumer culture, where we are all beckoned to buy, buy, buy. I grew up in the sticks, quite literally. My back-to-the-land parents built a cabin in the Umpqua Forest with trees they felled themselves. Their so-called hippie...