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When will he ever stop doing…?

Every marriage, every relationship, is fraught with perpetual problems and issues. It’s common that I will counsel a couple for several sessions, they reach their desired goals, and leave with renewed hope and energy for the marriage–then come back several years later still arguing about the same issues. While each person has changed and gained (read more…)

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10 ideas for raising greener kids

  Most of us have children, spend time with children, or work with children on a regular basis. Instilling a sense of green consciousness in the hearts of these children is a powerful way to make our green efforts last way past us. Here are some simple, everyday ideas to help build a greener generations (read more…)

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Kids and nature: they need each other

“I like to play indoors better ’cause that’s where all the electrical outlets are.” – a fourth-grader in San Diego Most of my childhood summers were spent exploring the creek bed that ran through my suburban neighborhood, hanging out at the community pool until dusk, and then playing Sardines with the other kids on my (read more…)

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Cloth diapering: your most common questions, answered

Photo by Momma’s Baby I’m currently working on a big resource list of helpful links related to cloth diapering, and it will be published tomorrow. But I wanted to write up a quick “extra” post to address the most repeated questions I found in the comments sections during our Cloth Diapering 101 week. Q: What (read more…)

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The Simple Mom cloth diaper review

  So far during our Cloth Diapering 101 week, you’ve heard about the different types of cloth diapers available, why you should at least consider cloth diapers, answers to common misconceptions about cloth diapers, and two videos that show you how to use and clean them. Today, I’m going to review the cloth diaper brands (read more…)

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