Tagged with giving a shit and doing something about it

FashionABLE: Awesome Scarves by Awesome Women

FashionABLE: Awesome Scarves by Awesome Women

Remember last winter when I spilled my guts about the Chookooloonks PathFinder Course like a giddy schoolgirl? Well, the incredible woman behind Chookooloonks, Karen Walrond, was invited to Ethiopia with the ONE Campaign to document this year’s ONE Moms trip. ONE Moms is roughly 10 parenting bloggers that have been sent to Ethiopia for the … Continue reading

Water for Babes

Water for Babes

Look at these precious little faces. I just imagined Aspen with a straw around her neck, using her chubby little toddler hands to dip the straw into a glass of water that might otherwise kill her, and I just lost it. Pathetic, crocodile tears, streaming. Of course, the emotional outburst could also be a by-product … Continue reading

Dear President Obama (uncensored)

Dear President Obama, On the day you were elected — we cheered, we danced, we felt all the hope and possibility you had fed us for the last 15 months. We were full…and on the winning team once again. But you’re letting us down. They’re pushing you around and you’re turning the other cheek. What … Continue reading

FUN AND WHATS NEXT

Lately I’ve been beating myself up. “Autumn, you’re neglecting the blog, Autumn, you’re not being productive enough, Autumn you shouldn’t relax with your hubby for an hour to watch Californication, you should be reading or writing instead.” Ugh. Where’s the balance? I’ve spent the last 2 years effectively growing, giving birth to, and then nursing, … Continue reading

HUNGRY HEARTS.

HUNGRY HEARTS.

I’m looking for a new place to lend my heart. Most of my pre-mom life, I was an advocate for animal rights. In 7th grade I learned about cosmetics companies conducting horrific scientific experiments on bunnies and monkeys, just to be sure our blushes and mascaras were safe. So I wrote to PETA, designed my … Continue reading