I am an artist & teacher with a ❤ for visual expression, educational methodology, homesteading, & Jesus. My geek-love is The Joshua and we have three peanut-butters: Caleb, Jack, & Louritta.


My Failures as a Parent


My failures as a parent currently include the following: 1. Animal Sounds We have an animal book that is really fantastic. I point to the pictures and say, “This is a lion, he says ROAR!” Caleb loves it. We read this book more than any other book and Caleb looks at it by himself a Read More

Babywise & Attachment Parenting


A friend of mine and several of my old coworkers swear by the book Babywise. It basically teaches parents how to put their babies on a schedule so that baby will fit into the parents’ lives better. When Caleb was born, I took on more of an attachment parenting method and loved The Baby Book Read More