Family Planting

Family Planting

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In this passionate philosophical memoir, Kimerer LaMothe unfolds an earth-friendly vision of what love can be. Moving to a farm after years spent teaching and writing at Harvard University, LaMothe faces new challenges in her relationships with her parents, her partner, and their children. In her struggle to respond she comes to a radical conclusion: we humans are nothing more or less than an impulse to connect, born to love, but not born knowing how. In vivid accounts of family life, LaMothe reveals how moving our bodily selves in the natural world can foster the sensory awareness we need to cultivate life-affirming connections with those who enable us to be.We milk one cow, Daisy. Rather, Jordan milks Daisy. a€œWea€ enjoy the results, and have ever since Dandeliona#39;s birth in March. Like humans, cows wona#39;t make milk until after they give birth. If you want milk, you must find a cow with a calf andanbsp;...

Title:Family Planting
Author:Kimerer LaMothe
Publisher:John Hunt Publishing - 2011-06-16


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