All posts by Laura Camacho


Compassion is Survival

There’s a video circulating today that is squeezing my heart so tight, making me choke on fury and fear.   It’s a little girl (a very small 14 or 15) who’s been handcuffed and is being forced into the back...

/ September 21, 2016

Delay on Episode 60

Hi all, We’ve been dealing with kid illnesses for the last couple weeks, and now it’s the parents’ turn to fend off the crud. We’ll get back to the show once Leslie’s voice is in full working order. Sorry for the delay!...

/ February 3, 2016

Time Confetti: Should Leisure Time be a Toss-up?

I (Laura) have been thinking about this very thing lately. It’s one of the tension points Leslie and I have felt a lot – especially as I’ve been trying to divest myself of the Stay-at-Home Mom identity and embrace a...

/ September 16, 2015

Authority, Personhood, and Compassion

Editor’s note: We did a podcast “behind the scenes” on this article. You can listen to it above. I (Laura) saw this quote on Facebook this morning and it stopped me cold. Sometimes people use “respect” to mean “treating someone...

/ July 28, 2015

Recipe – Unicorn Fuel

This is Dr. Wagner’s recipe for a “coffee alternative” in Leslie’s Adrenal Fatigue protocol. Unicorn Fuel 1 c boiling water 1 TB coconut oil 1 heaping tsp maca powder 2 heaping tsp cacao powder 1/2 tsp matcha green tea powder 1/2...

/ June 15, 2015

Figs, three ways.

Dates are the darling of the Paleo world – huge, delicious sugar content, but none of it refined so they often get a pass. But the high sugar content and glycemic load of the date is not compatible with the sugar...

/ May 31, 2015

An Easter Story

Let me tell you about the Great Easter Rescue of 2013. I was about 8 months into the most uncomfortable pregnancy of my life – a pregnancy that had not been entirely intentional and had really thrown us for a loop. Leslie...

/ April 5, 2015