This episode's interview is with Amy Leiter, Emily Rose Popiel, and Emily Seagrave of Violet Hive Art Therapy.
Violet hive is a collective of therapists in Denver Colorado. Their mission is to bring art to the community, as well as therapeutic services to families and organizations in need. They say that the act of expressing one’s self through mindfulness and art brings us back to our authentic selves, allows us to feel connected to our dreams, and it heals us. You may be
In preparation for Season Two, this episode is a special collection of highlights from Season One! The highlights are in chronological order, giving you the opportunity to revisit key parts from earlier episodes or catch you up on ones you missed. My main hope is that this collection encourages a new look at what Modern Home Economics can be, and that these interviews empower you to make Modern Home Economics your own in your home and community. Season two will start next wee
"This episode is a conversation with The Mother Domestique, AKA my mom. With a master's degree in Home Economics, a catering business, and two cookbooks under her apron, she is a fountain of knowledge as well as the trusted behind-the-scenes advisor for TMD." With Mother's Day here, now is the perfect time to post this episode! I suppose it's a small way to honor my mom and everything she taught me...or tried to teach me. As you will hear, despite my mom's best efforts, I hav
"This episode is for anyone who likes food! Brian Coppom and I discuss our local farmers market (BCFM), why farmers markets are such an important part of a community, and how they make buying and preparing food more intentional, much easier and truly meaningful." Despite the snow that our area received last weekend, spring is here! One of the signs of spring that I especially love is when the farmers market opens again for the year. The opening of the market really adds to th
Food. What a huge subject. Let me start by saying that I am a Certified Nutrition Therapy Practitioner. Now, this doesn't mean that I have the magic diet that will help everyone achieve their ideal weight or health goal (I know, I can hear the "boo's" as I type). But, what it does mean is that this will be a section of the blog that aims to make sense of all the different things you hear and read about the "perfect diet". Looks, um, delicious and nutritious? Cooking and nutri
Welcome to my first post! I've been wanting to start a blog for a while now, but I couldn't narrow down what I wanted to blog about. After much thought and endless list making, I realized that I didn't need to narrow down everything I wanted to write about because it all fits neatly under one umbrella - Home Economics. Now, before all of the feminists get up in arms (I'm one too - don't shoot!), let me explain. Home Economics Classroom in 1911 At it's root, Home Economics was