Letting the rhythm find you, on NPN

You can find me over at the Natural Parents Network today, where I talk about the idea of seasonal and daily rhythms. Here’s an excerpt, but you can head over and read the full article here.

The idea of a daily rhythm, too, began to feel like a total joke, at least where our household was concerned. I thrived on a consistent routine, and it seemed to work well for my daughter, too, but I kept reading idealized, poetic descriptions of “daily rhythm” (said in the peaceful, calming voice of an enlightened earth mother) that insisted that a rhythm was not a routine. I started to roll my eyes every time I saw the r word, as it seemed to mock me with its unattainable beauty and perfection.

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