Category: ’Environmentalism’

Non-Commercial Gift Giving Ideas

November 30th, 2010 by Dionna - 4 Comments

My husband and I don’t buy a lot of stuff. We haven’t taken any of the official “buy nothing” or “buy only non-commercial” pledges, we just try to buy used, make do, make our own, and shop locally. It can be hard to keep to our shopping guidelines during Christmas….

Ten Ideas for Volunteering with Young Children

November 16th, 2010 by Dionna - 7 Comments

Service to my community and fellow humans is very important to me, but it’s hard to find a good place to take a little one who is too young to do any real “work,” but is too old to just sit in a sling while you do something meaningful. Here…

Why We Chose Cloth Diapers, Part 4

September 1st, 2010 by Dionna - 8 Comments

This is part four in a series in which I discuss why my family uses cloth rather than disposable diapers. In part one I looked at the environmental impact of both diapering systems. I presented research on the health concerns of each system in part two. Part three included information on…

Why We Chose Cloth Diapers, Part 3

August 25th, 2010 by Dionna - 3 Comments

This is part three in a series in which I discuss why my family uses cloth rather than disposable diapers. In part one I looked at the environmental impact of both diapering systems. I presented research on the health concerns of each system in part two. Today I will give…

Why We Chose Cloth Diapers, Part 2

August 10th, 2010 by Dionna - 4 Comments

This is part two in a series in which I discuss why my family uses cloth rather than disposable diapers. Like many parents, Tom and I discussed our options and factored in the environmental impact, health concerns, safety, and convenience of each diapering system. This article will focus on various…

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