Author Archives: JennP

About JennP

Single mom by choice, lesbian, natural living, parenting, car free, Chicago.Thank you for reading and feel free to leave a comment!

Lead is a Really Big Problem

There is no safe level of lead. And yet companies are allowed to do their own testing and reporting in regards to levels of lead in their products. The consumer safety measures that are in place are not enough, in … Continue reading

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The Card Caddy

Last week I got an email ad for a fabric store and the picture for on sale licensed fabric showed a device for holding playing cards. I knew right away that I needed to make one for Wallace! And since … Continue reading

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The Scrambled States of America Game

For the summer, we loosely focused on reading, games, and geography (while also working through leftover math pages from Math U See Beta). That lead me to searching for geography related books and games and ultimately to The Scrambled States … Continue reading

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Third Grade – Online Public School

I decided that this year I couldn’t handle homeschooling on my own. The Partnership Wallace attended in person for most of 1st grade, we did only part time online last year. And this year it just wasn’t going to work. … Continue reading

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10 Years!

Ten years ago I started this blog as a place to chronicle my journey to becoming a single parent by choice. I remember sitting on my bed in my room in the house I shared with others while I chose … Continue reading

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Alone Time

After a year and a half in pandemic mode and a year since my brain surgery, I’ve been having some very rare time to myself. Hospital stays and doctor appointments don’t count as alone time so this is really my … Continue reading

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Hike It

We live near a small nature preserve and used to regularly visit it for hikes and classes. The classes were canceled due to the pandemic and hikes weren’t going to happen because my left leg has been declining in function … Continue reading

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Brain Squeeze

When I was starting to learn about Chairi malformation, I found myself on YouTube. I have watched all kinds of videos from medical lectures to descriptions of surgery to physical therapy ideas. What I clung to the most were the … Continue reading

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Poofy CBD Sale!

Today, April 20th 2021, all Poofy CBD products are 15% off! No code necessary. The sale is until 11:59pm EST 4/20/2021. If interested, please check out my affiliate link and ask me any questions. I’ve used the basic and night … Continue reading

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