Crunchy Mama Pride

Remaining Humble in Spite of Making Good Choices

pregnant mother and little girl in field

I am a self-proclaimed half crunchy mama. According to urban dictionary, “A Crunchy Mama is a “Mother, who supports homebirth, breastfeeding, babywearing, cloth diapering, co-sleeping, gentle discipline, etc. One who questions established medical authority; tends to be vegetarian and prepare all-organic foods.”

While I am a home birthing, home schooling, baby-wearing co-sleeper I wouldn’t necessarily identify with the hippy aspects of that definition. Our family doesn’t wear organic clothes, eat only organic foods or do cloth diaper. (too much work)

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One step, One Punch, One Round at a Time

The mantra of a homeschooling fighter

One Step One Punch

I have a confession to make. I am a Rocky fan. Fan being short for fanatic of course. I love the story, the fights, the music. When I hear that Bump, Bump, Ba…my heart flutters. I love it all! The final installment came out in December 2015 and it was great, so great that Sly got nominated for an Oscar BTW. Anyway, in the movie, Rocky is training Apollo Creed’s son, Adonis Johnson, to be a great fighter. He repeats the line as they are training – “One step at a time. One punch at a time. One round at a time.”

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