The Half-Crunchy Mama

Trying to live a natural life with balance

MIA for the next week+

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I know I have already been missing in action for a bit, but I had a lot of work to get finished in order to take a real vacation…as in, not visiting a parent in New York or Florida.

I’ll be on a beach. In a foreign place. Without my computer. These are from our trip there last March. I have very generous in-laws that take us on vacation with them. Until I return…


Sugar Bee – 1.5 years old


Toes in the sand in a few hours…


Aww, Sugar Bee with her paci


This will be my view. Or something like is.

Author: halfcrunchymamma

I first learned about the term "crunchy" after giving birth to my daughter when a friend mentioned that I was kind of crunchy. I never realized how much I had changed while on the journey I have been on for the past 7 years. Once the term "crunchy" was explained to me, I decided that I am "half-crunchy." I have strong feelings about natural health and medicine, fitness, healthy eating, GMOs, vaccinations, breastfeeding and a variety of other somewhat hot topics. Reusable bags and recycling are big with me. I have a container garden. But there are limits to my crunchiness. I didn't use cloth diapers. Despite my obsession with reusable bags, I still use plastic bags from stores for some things. I don't compost (yet). I don't own a hybrid. In fact, I own an SUV and a car that is ten years old. I don't really believe in all the same things that the rest of the crunchy world does. My life revolves around my daughter, my husband, my dog, and my job, and I have learned that nothing runs smoothly if I'm not focused on taking care of myself. This includes standing up for what I believe in and helping to share my knowledge with as many people as possible.

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