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Inspiration and fresh ideas for how to live as a sustainable family.

11 green living article submissions by the Mothering community.

The Best Gifts Ever

"The best gift I ever gave a child was a gaudy cast-iron chicken that I pulled from the metal-recycling bin. I thought it was a joke that would leave the four-year-old boy out of the loop and endear me further to his mom. Well, both of them really like it, and it props their country door open. Basically, I had to find a birthday present 'cause my wife told me so. I always complain that we should just bag it and let the material culture of birthdays suffer down. Her response: 'Well, you get him something.' So I scored at the dump and felt win-win-win all the... read more

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