“Enjoy them, they won’t be little forever!”

Growing up too fast

Growing up so fast!

Geez, I have heard this over and over.  Quite honestly, this comment bugs me! It’s usually the older passerby in a store or sometimes an older relative.  With 4 kids within 6yrs, I have been in survival mode for the last three years. I don’t need someone to remind me that I don’t always enjoy it! Continue reading

Why Growing Rootless?

symbol for growing free

Breaking free of societal norms…rediscovering family.


So, you think the name Growing Rootless has a negative ring to it?

People are always talking about the importance of  being well rooted and stable. We’ve all heard that consistency for children is imperative and having a connection to community is crucial. So I can understand an initial negative response to the idea of someone wanting their family to be “rootless”.  Continue reading