Sustainable parenthood

I remember bumping into Greenpeace volunteers several summers back at the grocery store.  One of the volunteers said that he had to stand in the sweltering heat collecting signatures about climate change when he could be playing with his kids because →MORE...

I’ve been reading Katy Farber’s blog, Non-Toxic Kids, for awhile now.  I have a list of blogs like hers that I appreciate and although they make me think, challenge me as a mother, convince me to write to my congressional representatives, →MORE...

Donald and I have been trying for quite some time to cut down on the number of plastics and various chemicals in our home.  People invariably raise their eyebrows at us when we mention this, and I always say the same →MORE...

The cast of characters: - Beeswax- Soap (we use goat milk soap from a nearby organic farm)- Dyes (you can use food coloring or home-made) To the left: jars of blueberry dye.  To the right: paprika and tumeric powder dyes. 1.  →MORE...