Articles by Mary DeMocker
Before It’s Too Late: Mary Christina Wood On Avoiding Climate Disaster – The Sun magazine
“The Heat Is On”— USA TODAY Magazine
Youth and the Power of Street Democracy – Bifrost
Spring Forward Into Global Weirding– Spirituality & Health Magazine
11-Year-Old Takes Vow of Silence Demanding Climate Action
– Common Dreams
Natural Law – Oregon Quarterly
Mandalas of Motherhood:
Colored Sand, Dirty Diapers, and a Spiritual Revelation– Mothering.com
The North Pole Is Going Green! Santa has an epiphany– ISLE (Oxford University Press)
Can’t Do Anything About It? Watch Me
Climates Change’s New Deniers– The Oregonian
Grab Your Climate Cape– Eugene Weekly
Five Ways to Help Kids Relax (So They Can Change the World) – Aspire Magazine
Why Jail May Be My Home for the Holidays – Register Guard
Re-Storying the World– The Colonygram
Let’s Give the Gift Every Grad Needs: A Livable Planet– Register Guard
A Prayer for Children Trying to Save the World– Register Guard
When I recently asked 14-year-old strike organizer Maia Stout from Newport, Oregon, “What’s the most important thing adults can do to support young climate activists?”, her answer was swift — and surprised me.
When 60 fifth-graders found out about kids suing the government for wrecking the planet, they leapt in to help. Here’s the extraordinary thing that happened next.
No one has more right to demand climate justice than children, who will be around longer than us, confronting the climate beast we’ve unleashed. Here’s how to help them speak up for themselves.
Nothing has been harder in our parenting than dealing with screens. Here are family-tested ways to keep kids happily engaged with the world and one another.
It started with “The Graveyard We Need” as part of the neighborhood Halloween decorations. That led, four years later, to a 450-person human art project in downtown Eugene.
Personally, I can’t wait to use sunbeams to transport myself to the grocery store. But until we can afford that, we’re staying out of debt, thank you. Here’s how.
OPEN HOUSE & READING for Mary’s new book Tsunami Book Store in Eugene, Oregon. Author Mary DeMocker, co-founder of 350.org’s Eugene chapter, shares humorous stories from her 21 years of trying to raise happy, well-adjusted kids while also protecting their habitat.
Trump supporters’ T-shirts and signs scream out the vulnerabilities making Hillary–and her husband–dangerous gambles for Democrats desperate for a winning nominee.
It’s nature’s “killing season,” when everything is tested; to participate in March’s explosion of new life, everything–animals, plants, appliances, careers, relationships–must first withstand February’s decay.
He Hijacked My Brain. I don’t know what’s happening to me. I study Gandhi. I’ve always steered my kids from violence in word, deed, and entertainment, nixing bloody comics and first-person shooter games.