Vegan Family Vacation: Vegan At Disneyland

March 19th, 2014 - posted under: The Farm » Family

Damian and I both grew up in southern California, which means that our entire pasts are peppered with memories of Disneyland. The overwhelming elation of the very first visit. Then over the years, birthday parties and family adventures. High school senior ditch day! The Magical Kingdom has always been this amazing, ubiquitous part of the [...]

Awesome Zoo Alternatives For Vegan Children! #2 – Animal Sanctuaries

October 15th, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Family

Our first visit to Animal Acres in Acton, California. A few weeks back I wrote a post about why vegan children don’t visit the zoo, and I offered up one of my favorite zoo alternatives: the Natural History Museum. That post sparked a lot of discussion, with so much insightful input and so many diverse [...]

Why Don’t Vegan Children Go To The Zoo? Also, There Are Awesome Zoo Alternatives! #1 – The Natural History Museum

September 18th, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Family

Rattlesnake display at the SB Museum of Natural History. I grew up peering into this same display. Okay, confession time. I took Waits to the zoo. Once. It happened one time. Because, see, I grew up going to the zoo each and every single Friday, and I can’t help but partially attribute my love of [...]

You still with me?

February 28th, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Family

So, well, there ya go, that’s my story of 2012. Are you still reading? I know, I know . . . wild ride. But new year, new beginnings, eh? On January 1st we took a beach walk all together, as a family. Hundreds of shark eggs washed up all over the beach.It was a really [...]

and then i found my Happy, it was hiding under the sun in California . . .

February 26th, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Family

December was when everything shifted. Finally. All the turmoil and all the transition, all the heaviness of 2012, began to . . . ease. Damian and I were back in sync, share-parenting like old pros. We traded favors, and emotional support. We shared the car, and our hardships. We instituted a bi-weekly baby-free breakfast date [...]