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Gender Female
Occupation Conquerer of Chaos
Location Ohio, United States
Introduction I'm a mama to 3 (Tyler 11b, Rhea 9g and Sunshine 2g.) Wife to the love of my life,Ben. Carb addict and Coca-Cola lover/addict (former now!). I'm also finishing my BS in Elementary and Special Education. I'm a Montessori, Waldorf and Attachment Parenting believer. We are a homeschooling family that likes to pick up what works for us and leave behind what doesn't. And, occasionally I like to pretend I have it all together. :)
Interests Raising healthy & happy children, Montessori, Reggio, Waldorf, homebirth, breastfeeding, midwives & doulas, my lover, vegan, Nourishing Traditions, GAPS diet, organic, baking, Indian food, Mediteranian food, vegan cookies, sorbet, Maria Montessori, unschooling, learning, homeschooling, biodiesel, gardening, herbs, vegetables, orchards, fruit, Non-GMO, natural pollinators, beneficial bugs, square foot gardening, solar dehydrator, solar energy, solar heater, canning, fermentation, tea, chocolate, friends, family, relaxing, intact boys & girls, reflexology, waterbirth, cosleeping, wearing the baby, slings, wraps, Chai tea (with vanilla!) and CHOCOLATE!!!
Favorite Movies Gone With The Wind, Heidi, my children's birth videos, Under the Tuscan Sun, Bram Stroker's Dracula, Sleeping Beauty (Weeds series (gotta love Nancy & her weathering the storm!), and lots of others!
Favorite Music Klove, oldies, (secret shame- I really like techno! ;* ), Renee and Jeremy
Favorite Books I'd like to say my most favorite book is something very high brow and educational, but really...I'm surrounded by kids all day and the last thing I want to veg out with is kid related. So, I choose an educational book that's as faaaaaar away from that as I can and enjoy a WHOLE lotta yummyness that is Laurell K. Hamilton with Anita Blake & Meredith Grey series (World's Best Author! and if men could be created on earth she should be in charge. Hello Darkness, Frost, Jean Claude, Richard, Asher & Rhys!). Kim Harrison is also a close fav and Jinks makes me want to go fairy. When I'm baby itchin' go for one of the birth goddess. I love Hearts & Hands, When Survivors Give Birth, and Ina May Gaskins books. When I've read through Laurell and Kim's newest books I will pick up some great reads by Maria Montessori and Waldorf stuff.

You're trapped in a well with a goat and a slinky. Describe how you will escape.

Hook the slinky to the goats horns & my ankle. Give the goat a heave ho & use the slinky/rope to pull myself out! :)