Throwntogetherness

or, the juxtaposition of previously unrelated trajectories

A Just City: Book Review

I had a quiet weekend not feeling well a few weeks ago, so I decided to binge read Jo Walton’s A Just City, chosen for me by my husband and … Continue reading

November 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Update: Getting Kids to Do Stuff

So most of you have probably worked this out well before me, but once your kids can read LISTS ARE AWESOME. My blogposts this time last year were about the … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘Potty Pauses’

I normally avoid talking about toilet-training and elimination communication on my blog — not because it is not interesting and worthwhile, but because it has become so much part of … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Small victory for breastfeeding on campus

Last year I bought a semester parking ticket because, even though I bike or walk in each day, my husband parks near my building and brings the baby up for … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Breastfeeding and academic travel

So, I have been the primary income earner in all my 14 years of marriage. And in that time, I have had three children. I breastfed my first two for … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 6 Comments

Holiday Homeschooling

In a previous post about the parallels between education and maternity care¬† I argued that although public health and public education are extremely important for equity reasons, informed homebirthing and … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Emotional Labour: An update

In the previous posts ‘Wife of a Stay-at-Home Husband’ and ‘How to get children to help around the house’¬† I began to think about shifting out of the role of … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · 1 Comment