A Drop in the Ocean is a book for anyone curious to read an honest account of how challenging, inspiring, and ultimately rewarding it can be to venture across the open water with only your vessel, experience, and wits to guide you. Jasna deftly describes the frequent fatigue and sleep deprivation, the isolation, extreme weather conditions, and a natural environment that could prove life threatening without the proper experience and just a tiny bit of luck too.Read More
Small Animals is a fascinating, revelatory read. If you are a parent who is looking for a reason to step away from the fear-based practices of your peers and if you are curious as to why parenting methodologies have changed so rapidly in the last 40 years, I highly recommend you buy her book. If you are looking for an alternative to the way our culture is pushing us all to parent, then get a copy of Small Animals. I also suggest you check out the Free-Range Parenting movement, first started by Lenore Skenazy and her community called Let Grow to find like-minded individuals.Read More
I picked up Janelle Hanchett's book, I'm Just Happy to Be Here: A Memoir of Renegade Mothering, and could not put it down.
Her words are so real, so honest, so complete, that I sometimes didn't know what to do with myself. I was drawn to her story. I related to it, I cringed through it, I laughed, and my heart ached too.
This is a book you should buy. This is a book we should all read. I'm left with the tumultuous emotions of motherhood, addiction, mental illness, belief & unbelief, childhood memories, and rosemary carrots.Read More