Category: ’Environmentalism’

Have a Healthy Halloween: Trick-or-Treating and Candy Alternatives and Candy Trade-In Ideas

October 2nd, 2012 by Dionna - 7 Comments

What will your family do for Halloween this year? If you’re looking for alternatives to the traditional candy-fest, check out this article for ideas.

9 Insider Tips for Farmer’s Market Newbies

August 14th, 2012 by Dionna - 17 Comments

Are you getting the most out of your farmer’s market?

Choose Your Experiment in Natural Family Living

December 2nd, 2011 by Dionna - 3 Comments

Have you ever been curious about trying a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle, going no ‘poo, or doing something else to make your life (or your family’s life) more natural or green? Try something for at least a week sometime before January’s Carnival of NaturalParenting and then share your experiences in your post.

The Shortest “Newborn Baby Registry” Checklist, Plus Baby Gear You Probably Already Own

August 18th, 2011 by Dionna - 13 Comments

Who needs wipe warmers and cribs? Not this mama! Many parents who are interested in attachment parenting methods find that they do not ever need or use many of the items on traditional newborn registries. This list includes less than ten baby items that my family deems “essential.” What would be on your must-have list?

10 Unique Gardening Activities for Kids

March 13th, 2011 by Dionna - 33 Comments

Encouraging a Love of Dirt Gardening for me is more than just a way to save money by growing vegetables. It is humbling. Miraculous. Exhausting. It is an exercise in delayed gratification. It physically connects me to the Earth. Gardening tests my patience while strengthening my spirit. My husband shakes…


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