Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Those of you who know me well know that I’m a bit of a cloth diaper nut. I was rather sad when #2 finally toilet-trained, as it meant packing away all that beautiful fluff for an indefinite period of time.

In the few years since then the cloth diaper market has exploded and they’ve become much more accessible to the average consumer. Accompanying this trend, natural laundry washes, soaps and detergents have multiplied on store shelves — increasing consumer options and leaving me feeling, at times, as though I went to university just to be able to read the ingredients labels on cleaning products.

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#1 is a thinker and he comes out with some amazing questions and observations. Yesterday afternoon on the way home from school he turned to me and said, “Mom? Why don’t grown-ups like dandelions?”

Inferring he was referring to the recent news that Ontario is banning cosmetic use of pesticides and herbicides, I told him that I didn’t know and we continued on our walk. (more…)

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