Originally appearing as a sidebar in a 2003 issue of Mothering magazine, this timeline is a fascinating look at the history and politics of the diaper industry and the important work of environmental and cloth advocates.
Originally posted by MotherWise An awesome sticker I saw at a natural foods co-op. You can get them here. There is a new social media trend going around, the premise being to post “makeup-free selfies” to raise awareness and money for Cancer Research UK. Headlines all over the
I love stretch goals, so my husband is usually braced for my New Year’s resolutions. There was the time I vowed to buy nothing new for a year. There was my vetoed plan to save all our trash for a year in the basement,
By Laura Grace Weldon Today I’ll be gardening, making kimchi, planning a baby shower, walking the dogs, and chatting with my kids. Frugality gives me the freedom to spend my time this way, even if my husband and I laugh about not replacing the tattered blanket on
This special section was created by natural product expert Amy Serotkin of The Mindful Home as part of Mothering’s Ultimate Green Guide to Back to School Supplies. Check it out for many more eco-friendly, made in the USA picks for back to school.
My blogging life (my entire life, actually) was rudely interrupted one week ago today, when I was badly bitten by a neighbor’s dog. It has put the issue of dog owner denial front and center for me. I realize it could have been much
Summer is synonymous with the great outdoors. Between playing in the sun at our community lake, weeks of swim lessons and evening walks and veggie BBQs, we will have logged MANY outdoor hours by the time summer
Summer is here! Which means it’s vacation time! Of course, vacations are a little different with a little one in tow. Before having a baby, my husband and I used to love
What do you do when your knowledge and beliefs collide with those of your child’s school? Do you prevent your child from participating? Do you compromise? Do you use it as an opportunity to educate people? I’ve been called a rabble
As fellow parents all over the world will relate, my husband and I are constantly thinking about our baby’s well-being and future. We brought him into this world, and we feel a lot of responsibility to make sure he’s able to thrive. The baby-raising years (everything from the baby