pregnancy with our daughter, Taylor, breathed new life into how
we made decisions. Instead of automatically adopting common philosophies
and following practices that have become the norm, we actively questioned,
researched, discussed and negotiated them. This process surely did
not simplify our entry into parenthood. If anything, this process
made our journey into parenthood a more bumpy one and required more
it has resulted in a more natural way of living. From issues around
food to nutrition to pregnancy and childbirth to healthcare and
seemingly, small, everyday decisions, we make a concerted effort
to live more consciously -- with our children's future in mind,
meaning your children and our children.
a greener lifestyle in an urban setting is absolutely (necessary
and) possible. Incorporate small changes at first, until they become
habit and then take on new changes. Before you know it, you will
have taken great strides toward living a more mindful existence.
site provides a distillation of the research I collect and is representative
of topics which I am most impassioned. With UrbanCrunchyMama.com,
I hope to encourage further research and discussion as we all discover
and implement positive change.