Sunday Links: Daylight Savings Time

The season of longer days and evenings has arrived.  I’m always happy to welcome the opportunity to spend time lingering outside at sunset and enjoy the night air.  I hope you all remembered to spring forward! Here are a few links for your Sunday reading pleasure…enjoy!

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Grace… heap it on yourself

Parents have a lot on their plates. Even when everything is normal — the daily routine hums steadily with cleaning, cooking, running errands, kissing owies, and paying bills — I wouldn’t be surprised if your default mode is exhaustion by the end of the day. I know it is with me. But take the daily (read more…)

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3 Great Reasons to Choose Cloth Diapers

Cloth diapers are experiencing a sort of renaissance these days. While disposable users still outnumber cloth users by far, the cloth diaper industry grew by 58% in 2008 alone! That’s a huge number. So what is attracting all these parents to cloth diapers? Why use cloth? I have found three great reasons to choose cloth (read more…)

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New on Simple Homeschool: Great Books for an Outdoors Education

I think that many Simple Organic readers will appreciate Renee’s post yesterday on Simple Homeschool about exploring the outdoors through books. From her post: Our family recently returned from our annual winter camping trip. Three wonderful days of backpacking, sleeping in a wood heated cabin, hiking to ocean lookouts, eating trail food, playing cards, sharing (read more…)

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Gardening 101: 5 Gardening Basics for Beginners

Growing vegetables is actually pretty simple. Last year, my 4 year old daughter and I spent some time learning about what plants need to grow. Our conclusion? Soil, water, sun, care, and time. Whether you’re thinking of putting a few containers on your patio, building a raised 4×4 garden box, or tearing up half of (read more…)

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