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Gather 'Round Kids

Posted by Gloria & Christina VB on

Hmm... not to barge in full Grinch, but let's take a moment.  Kids - how do we approach the whole Vegan topic with them? Do we at all? Do we grunt awkwardly and 3x-twirl away if faced with the resounding "Why don't you eat chicken?" question from their tiny little, vastly ignorant voices...? Leave it up to the parents (*pfff, sighh, puff of air), or is speaking the truth, in a modified dosage, fair play? It's one thing when an adult is confronted by potentially divisive points... but we know children, vulnerable, basic in their convictions, deserve measured care and thought, and optimism. ...

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Veganism: Origin Story

Posted by Gloria & Christina VB on

Story time!!!! Always unique, and always has a happy ending --- it's personal for all us saints who made the switch : What made you go vegan?  Abrupt witnessing of factory farming violence did it for me. It came about via a social media video, I was scrolling through my feed during my Paralegal work, as was ordinary, and BAM, the unadulterated, sheer horror of animal abuse beaming on my screen.   I was naive. I was in disbelief, and mortified. This was happening, prevalently? Seriously, all the time, conventionally, how could it be? Sitting there, going through all the questions...

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