Ever since I can remember, there has always been a large vegetable garden and dozens of planters at my grandma’s house in Merrill, Iowa. Nestled thirty miles off of Interstate 29 in Northwest Iowa, Merrill, a town of 700 people, is in the heart of Plymouth County and is the heart of my childhood. As […]
Author Archive | Rebekah
I felt like taking out an ad that read: I want to live more fully and explore the world of motherhood with a few close friends—any takers? Because motherhood can be lonely, I decided to write a letter instead. Hi Nolan’s mom and dad… Scratch that too hetero-normative-you know better, Becka. Maybe it is two […]
I refer to it as my boomerang brain. Information comes in, it goes out, it comes back, and this cycle happens endlessly until I do something with that piece of information.
There are many reasons why we need diverse books. Diverse books empower, support, normalize, and most importantly give a platform for everyone’s stories to be told.
New Year’s resolutions are looming and I’ve been thinking a lot about realistic and not too time intensive habits I could begin. I wanted to focus on an act of kindness or good deed-a sort of pay it forward resolution.
During the holiday season many people reflect on their year and are inspired to donate and give back. The charitable season gets kicked off with #GivingTuesday (November 28) and will continue through the year end.
My boys are three years old and have an email account. No, it’s not what you think. They are not emailing their friends for play dates or signing up for the Lego newsletter.
This fall marks my 10 year anniversary being a vegetarian. My husband and I decided to change our lifestyle and become vegetarian while in graduate school.
As a working mother I can count on one hand, oh wait… two fingers, how often I have spent an entire work-free week with my children. Two times a year-yes you read that correctly!
I typically caution myself from going crazy and end up sticking to the baby registry but sometimes the registry items restrict me. Recommendations included!