Blessings in Unexpected Places

Welcome to the March 2012 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Parenting With Special NeedsThis post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared how we parent despite and because of challenges thrown our way. Please read to the end […]

Natural Parents Network Author – EEK!

I’ve joined up with Natural Parents Network as an author and couldn’t be more excited! This is seriously one of the single, most best, resources for parents! Yes, single, most best, is a great way to describe something that is uber fabulous :) I’m working on some fun posts that will be featured in the […]

Wedding Love

While Danielle from Danfredo Rivera is off getting herself married I’m blogsitting with a pretty fun post. Hop on over and check it out! … Oh so many ways to follow along … Blog – GFC – Blog Lovin’ – Facebook – Twitter – Pinterest – Vote

Guest Post: Little One, I Know You Grow

It has been such a joy following Rin through her pregnancy and now early months of little Lucy’s life. I love her thoughtful posts, sweets pictures, and hope someday I’ll be able to trek to Australia to meet her in person! Wishes do come true, right? Hi! I’m Rin. I live in the beautiful land […]

Guest Post: Living on Love

Sometimes I like to imagine that all my blog friend’s kids are like Jemma’s virtual best friends. Am I the only one? Well, in Jemma’s virtual friend land – Miss Adair from Living on Love is one of them! Jemma and Adair are pretty close in age and I’ve loved following along with another mama […]

Guest Post: Martha Metzler

I was thrilled to discover Martha’s blog right before she had her adorable son because she just moved to the Pacific Northwest! Another mama blogger from the rainy Northwest :) Hello! Thanks to Gretchen for asking me to be a guest writer! My name is Martha and you can find me over at I’m […]

Guest Post: Our Growing Garden

Kristin is one of those bloggers who makes you feel like she’s your best friend … I relate to pretty much everything she shares which means we are obviously kindred spirits :) Thanks for stepping in today, Kristin! Hi Y’all! I’m Kristin from Our Growing Garden and I am so excited to be here at […]

Guest Post: From Mrs to Mama

We all have those crazy vacation stories and Becky from Mrs to Mama is here to share one of hers. Thanks for stepping in Becky while we’re living it up in Texas :) Hey all you Mama Gretchen readers! I am so excited and honored to be over here to guest post for Gretchen as […]

Guest Post: Delirious Rhapsody

Have you met Deanna (and Peppy, Gage, and Owsley) of delirious rhapsody? Deanna is a true blog friend who shares the real life moments of being a mama – her doses of wit keep me coming back for more day after day. Best of all, Dominic and I constantly belly laugh about her feature “Gage […]

Guest Post: Sweet Days with Elle and Mia

Although we’re an ocean apart, Keri-Anne and are one in the same since we’re both raising sweet girls! I love reading about her family’s adventures – it usually sounds like a fairytale!   Hello! My name is Keri-Anne and i blog over at Sweet Days. I am a mama to two beautiful fairies and a […]

Guest Post: Little Sprout Growing

Elsie of Little Sprout Growing is one of my real life friends. I get tons of crafty inspiration from her and she recently hosted our dear friend’s baby shower. Hope you enjoy her bits of wisdom about traveling with a wee one – I took it all to heart while packing our bags and mentally […]