When I was growing up I remember Christmas Eve being a sacred time. My immediate family was not religious, and the only time I went to church was for weddings and funerals. Yet there were traditions in my childhood that were sacred, so special and so singular that the idea of them NOT happening in … More Holiday Traditions for the Vegan Family (or Any Family!)
Traveling with kids isn’t simple. Sure, it is totally possible, and I someday dream of taking my kids on trips to Australia and Europe, but for now we focus on our twice-yearly trip across the country to see family. We’ve made this trip many times in the past five years, first with just a baby, then … More Family Travel Tips: Just in Time for the Holidays!
We haven’t traveled anywhere for Thanksgiving since we moved out to Massachusetts. This is mostly due to the fact that we live across the country from family, and Thanksgiving prices for flying are outrageous. But as the years have gone by and our family has grown from two, to three, to four, we have come to … More Another Vegan Thanksgiving
This week my son started learning about food groups in his kindergarden class. They got the color-coded food group “plate” (an update from food pyramid of my day) with vegetables, fruits, grains and proteins. On the side the “plate” is a little blue circle for the dairy category. It’s so obviously a side thought it … More When your vegan kid learns about “nutrition” in school