Now that mother’s day is over, it’s interesting to note that the age of the Super Mom may be over too. In a wonderful overview of this trend, Lisa Belkin notes that they have moved past confessing their failures online to embracing a new philosophy called slow parenting. The term itself is attributed to Carl… Continue reading the pace of parenting
I understand more people are taking the slow boat to China, or whatever the 21st century equivalent is, enjoying the journey as much as the destination. The growth of the slow travel movement is partly a response to the recession, which meant trips were fewer and shorter. Airport security lines turn out not to be… Continue reading getting off the interstate
Slow food. It makes me think about grits. Cindy Dulay, over at southerneats, says “There really isn't much, if any, difference in the taste of slow cook and quick cook grits. Slow cook takes 20 minutes of boiling to cook, while quick cook only takes 5 minutes.” I don’t know what she is talking about.… Continue reading will they serve grits in heaven?
For about five years Katie and I have been slowing down. It turns out we’re part of a slow movement. A protest in Italy over a new McDonald's near Rome's Spanish Steps gave us the Slow Food movement, which mostly opposes fast food. There are over 800 chapters worldwide, teaching the evils of fast food,… Continue reading it’s time to slow down