In Part One, I introduced you to three of our amazing parenting contributors: Salma Dinani, Amanda Lopes and Jennifer Boudreau. Are you ready to meet the rest of the team? I am just bursting to introduce you to them. Please welcome Laura, Holly, Crystal and Kerrie!
Laura Churchill Duke
Blog: Valley Family Fun
Bio: Laura Churchill Duke is a freelance writer who works from home in the midst of looking after two active boys, a husband and a dog that eats everything.
What does parenting from scratch mean to you?: I think parenting from scratch is all about doing the best we can with what we have.
Favorite Scratch Mommy post: Let My Freezer Debacle Save You from Yours
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Blog: The Inspired Home
Bio: Holly is a mountain mama, who shucked off life in the urban jungle to live in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. She is obsessed with all things outdoors & active. In her free moments, you will find renovating her home, gardening and trying to whip up the next DIY project and healthy meal for her family.
What does parenting from scratch mean to you?: Parenting from scratch means searching for the way to bring the little gleam of joy into everyday! Joy always means fun and learning grow.
Favorite Scratch Mommy post: How to Make a Tincture
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Bio: Co-founder and creative director of the design and marketing firm, Wild Daughters. Crystal began her design career in NYC before reverse-migrating to her hometown in rural Ohio where she lives, works and blogs about being a mama, crafter, and homesteader.
What does parenting from scratch mean to you?: To me, parenting from scratch means giving my kids freedom within boundaries, trusting them as good people, and respecting them as individuals.
Favorite Scratch Mommy post: But What if My Breasts Don’t Work?
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Kerrie MendozaBlog: Family Food and Travel
Bio: Kerrie blogs at Family Food and Travel. Kerrie loves, writing, travel, photography, and fabulous food and has combined all of her loves into her blog. Having travelled to over 30 countries, she is a passionate traveller, a food enthusiast and avid cook and baker. Kerrie is a proud Canadian who is always working to improve her photography, her balance and finding time for the little things in life. As a twin mom she knows crazy and a recently single mom Kerrie works hard to control the chaos, make delicious scratch meals and you might catch her dreaming of her travel adventure.
What does parenting from scratch mean to you?: Parenting from scratch means honest, thoughtful and authentic parenting. It’s talking about the good and the bad, it’s about creating fun moments and spending as much time outside as possible. Parenting from scratch means learning from everything around you and creating a safe, secure and nuturing environment.
Favorite Scratch Mommy Post: My Journey: Parenting with Postpartum Depression
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