Taylor Hengen Newman 

Taylor Hengen Newman is an Austin, Texas-based freelance writer, massage therapist, and mom. She enjoys writing about peaceful parenting, food politics and green urban lifestyles. In addition to contributing regularly to Disney Baby, Taylor has written for,, and other parenting web sites. She blogs professionally on’s Natural Parenting blog, and recreationally on her own web site, Alt-Mama. Taylor’s passions include cooking, yoga, photography and entrepreneurship. She hopes to inspire others, through her work, to live consciously and creatively, and to enjoy the everyday moments of their lives.