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New Year: Same You

  It’s already begun: posts everywhere about “Top 10 Things To Change in the New Year” and “How to Make 2016 Your Best Year Yet” as if I’ve somehow miserably failed in 2015, as if I wasn’t good enough this year, but next year I will be if I take their advice. I’m tired of… Continue reading New Year: Same You

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Tuesday Treasures: Health

Thanks to all of the green choices I’ve made since falling down the rabbit hole of cloth diapering, I’ve saved quite a bit of money and made our household more sustainable and earth friendly. But one of the biggest differences I’ve noticed thanks to these changes, is our health.   My child doesn’t deal with… Continue reading Tuesday Treasures: Health

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Staying Home: A Survival Guide

  Whether it’s Christmas break and you’re suddenly having a huge appreciation for your children’s teachers or it’s your gig all year round, staying at home with your kids can be rough. It’s an especially difficult transition for moms used to a fast paced workplace where you leave at the end of the day feeling… Continue reading Staying Home: A Survival Guide

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Doing the Breaststroke

Do you remember being a non-crunchy mom and how you felt when those super crunchy women would leave you horror struck by telling you things like: “Yes, I consumed my placenta after birth…”*** Or…  “I no longer buy toilet paper.”*** I was totally that woman when it came to sharing interesting facts about breastmilk. ***Placenta… Continue reading Doing the Breaststroke

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Top 12 Nightmares of Cloth Diapering Parents

Spiders, clowns, sharks, porcelain dolls, camel crickets, heights, enclosed spaces, public speaking: all are a cakewalk by comparison. If you’ve delved into the world of cloth diapering, you’ve probably already gone through these nightmarish blunders with which only other cloth diapering parents can sympathize. Thank goodness our face-palm moments are at least part of a… Continue reading Top 12 Nightmares of Cloth Diapering Parents

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Cloth Diapers: The Gateway Drug of Green Living

  I don’t know if anyone’s ever warned you, but cloth diapering is often the gateway drug of green living. You start cloth diapering thinking, “Oh, look HOW CUTE! I love this color! Ooo! Look at that print! Look at me! I’m saving the earth!” What you don’t realize is that once you’ve started making… Continue reading Cloth Diapers: The Gateway Drug of Green Living