Do you live a life that is a little different? Do you homeschool, try to live without plastic, eat out of your garden, buy clothes at thrift shops? Do you turn off the TV, say no to ipods for your eight year old, encourage your children to be creative and individual, not passive and one of the crowd?
Does it break you heart when they crash smack-bang into an element of contemporary culture that threatens to crush their sense of self-worth?
Here are some beautiful, wise words from mama Shannon Hayes, farmer, homeschooler, author of Radical Homemakers.
And here are some more.
We are having crazy days moving furniture around, and cleaning out an entire filing cabinet. I am drowning in paper!
Last summer's teepee village with old bedspreads, tomato stakes, pegs and string