Archive Monthly Archives: July 2012

Reading Update

It has only been a year and a half since we started using YBCR.  You can see where he was then in this earlier post.  He has come a long way since then.  After he finished the YBCR program, the “Your Child Can Read” videos helped further his progress, but at that point we had […]

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Tribute to Your Baby Can Read

On July 16th, 2012, Your Baby Can, creators of the “Your Baby Can Read” and the “Your Child Can” series, was forced to close its doors due to legal battles with the organization “Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood”. CCFC argued that babies can’t read, and accused YBCR of false advertising.  Although they have no […]

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Circumcision Apologetics

Author’s Note. 2018:  We did not circumcise our fourth son.  We had complications our 3rd son’s circumcision, both with a non-stellar job to begin with, and skin adhesions.  Nothing too extreme.  I still think that circumcision is not as barbaric as many in the natural parenting circles make it out to be.  I must confess […]

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Legend of Korra and natural parenting

Warning:  This is a geeky post.  It’s a side of me that hasn’t been shared as much online, but everyone who knows me knows that I can get geeky over shows that I like.  For example, I used to wear a Star Trek communicator pin to high school, but that’s a different story. Any Korra […]

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Co-sleeping a family of 6

Many people have asked me how we fit our family in a two-bedroom home, especially when one room is my husband’s office, so here is a vlog tour of our bedroom: Quickly I would like to address two questions I get that aren’t addressed in the video: First, how do you and your husband get, […]

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