You can raise a child who loves nature and is deeply connected to Mother Earth even in the middle of a metropolitan environment. Look at me. Born in Toronto, raised in the city, I love immersing myself in everything outdoorsy. Camping, canoeing, hiking, vacations in the forest, I love it all. It's not that I … Continue reading Raising a Wild (nature-loving) Child is Easy!
Cloth Diapers Are The Sh*ts!
Yes, major pun intended! I have loved cloth diapering both my kids. I don't need to write all the conveniences of disposable diapers; we know what they are. What I want to do is highlight how awesome cloth diapers are because a lot of people think they are hard to use, but they are not! … Continue reading Cloth Diapers Are The Sh*ts!
Minimalist Approach To Toys Maximizes Child’s Play and Minimizes Environmental Impacts
Granted I live in a small house, but I can't stand clutter. So when we found out we were having kids, I immediately asked our families to respect our rule: no "new" toys (and frankly, to vet used and thrift toys by us first). I knew I wanted to raise them in a house where … Continue reading Minimalist Approach To Toys Maximizes Child’s Play and Minimizes Environmental Impacts
What a Spanky Hanky!
Cold season. Allergies. Runny nose. Bloody nose. Leaky nose. Whatever the case, your nose will always have a reason to need an object to wipe it. But do we need to use disposable tissues? I say not! Hankies are what we use to dot our little noses in this house. Of all the sustainable behaviours … Continue reading What a Spanky Hanky!