Category: ’Ecological Responsibility and Love of Nature’

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…

Why We Chose Cloth Diapers, Part 1

August 4th, 2010 by Dionna - 16 Comments

Cloth v. Disposable Diapers1 With the comeback of cloth diapers in recent years, more parents are asking themselves which diapering system is right for them: cloth or disposables.2 The factors parents often consider fall into four general categories: environmental impact, health concerns, safety, and convenience. In this series of posts…

Identifying Plants with Young Children

July 22nd, 2010 by Dionna - 17 Comments

Today I would like to welcome Melodie who has written a guest post on identifying wild plants with young children. Melodie is a mental health professional turned work at home mom of two girls. She blogs at Breastfeeding Moms Unite! where she shares information on and her experiences with breastfeeding,…

Allowing Toddlers to Choose Compassion

June 22nd, 2010 by Dionna - 16 Comments

Kieran half ran, half stumbled down the small hill that separated us from his new favorite place on Earth: the baseball diamond. A ball in one hand, a bat in the other, a Royals hat on his head to shield his eyes from the scorching sun that was slowing baking…


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