Category Archives: Green Parenting

Clothing Kids: A Zero-Waste Conundrum

Kids grow fast. On top of that, kids are really rough on clothes. I know, these aren’t great, revelatory observations, sorry. But for zero-wasters, this is a particular problem. It seems that every other day, my older son has blown … Continue reading

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Minimalist Baby Gear (0-3 Months)

We’re well on our way to having baby number three and so child-rearing has become a practiced skill for my husband and I. We also originally thought that we would stop at two kids and so most of our gear … Continue reading

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Clothing Kids Zero Waste Style (Revisited)

A year ago, I figured I could buy all my kids clothes and shoes (minus socks and underwear) from a local used kids’ clothing store called the Lilly Bean.   I’ve been doing pretty well. This store is still my … Continue reading

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Day 2. Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Bun in the Oven.

I’ve just begun the second trimester of my third and final pregnancy. With my firstborn, I began with every intention of having a fully vegan gestation. As veganism at the time was a very new concept, I succumbed to all … Continue reading

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Baby Bottoms and Landfill Diapers

I was gung ho about cloth diapering even before my first child was born. The financial and health benefits weren’t a consideration yet. For me, I was strongly opposed to landfill diapers. See? I already had zero waste tendencies. I’ve … Continue reading

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