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H. A. O'Connor

Parenting with More…of Less

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Parenting with More…of Less

Generation after generation, parents have set out to give their kids more than they had. So why do I feel the constant desire to give my kids less? On the surface, it might sound like a simple case of bad parenting, and I definitely have had (and will have) my share of parenting fails. I […]

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H. A. O'Connor

Can’t Stop on a Hill

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Can’t Stop on a Hill

“Can’t stop on a hill!” I can’t tell you how many times those words have been spoken in my household–always in a Southern accent, mind you–because this is how they were originally stated. The quote’s origin? Several years ago, my family (immediate and extended) took a trip to North Carolina’s Outer Banks. There, my sister’s […]

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H. A. O'Connor

The Noble Act of the Dumpster Dive

Earthy, Ethereal, Neighborhood Homesteading, Parenting, Searching for Inspiration 6 Comments
The Noble Act of the Dumpster Dive

Think about it, just for a moment. Dumpster diving probably doesn’t conjure up pretty images for most of us. Not for me, either. The other morning, though, I was needing a little self-TLC, feeling tired and a bit lost, so of course I found myself on youtube, looking up videos of Nigerian Dwarf Goats. What […]

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H. A. O'Connor

The Parent Files: Parenthood Bloopers

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The Parent Files: Parenthood Bloopers

After my most recent post, Not to Speak, I felt the need to lighten things up quite a bit.  So, today, I’m delving into one of my areas of expertise: parenthood bloopers. Come on, admit it.  If you’re a parent, aunt/uncle, babysitter, etc., you’ve been there.  Haven’t you?  I sure have. Here are some of […]

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H. A. O'Connor

Why I Began My Journey to the Natural Kind of Life

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Why I Began My Journey to the Natural Kind of Life

This path first presented itself to me when my children were very young. I’d always loved the natural world and my favorite place to be was outdoors in the fresh air. Still, I thought little about our home’s indoor environment. That all changed the first time I read a list of the toxins people were […]

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