Here are my Five on Friday for Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. These are 5 things I’m thankful for: 1) The hardworking non-profit organizations like Environmental Defence, Ecojustice, the David Suzuki Foundation, Healthy Child Healthy World, and Environmental Working Group. I consider all of these to be excellent sources for accurate and well-researched information about environmental issues […]
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As the mother of an almost 5-year-old girl, I encounter glitter on a daily basis. It’s really amazing how it can be added to virtually any product marketed to girls, and slowly but surely infiltrate your home until you find glitter on your underwear even after you’ve washed it several times. But WHY?? WHY????
I know not everyone loves animated movies, but I do. Perhaps it comes with the territory of being married to a 3D artist, but I have often found that animated movies resonate more deeply with me than live action movies. It may just be that people who get involved with animated movies have amazing imaginations […]
Parenting has been the biggest learning curve for me, especially with my highly sensitive child. I’ve signed up for a few parenting newsletters and Facebook groups to keep abreast of tips that might help with my daughter (because God knows the traditional parenting I was brought up with does NOT work with her), and came […]
Unless you live in a world without internet, you’ve probably seen the post on Gawker by Science Babe eloquently titled: “The ‘Food Babe’ Blogger Is Full of Shit”. As an eco-mom blogger, I follow a lot of green living & clean eating blogs, but have never paid attention to Food Babe until this came up.
Okay. Breastfeeding vs bottle feeding babies always seems to be a hot topic. On one hand, we know that breastfeeding is ultimately better for your baby’s immune system and nutrition, and of course is much greener than bottle feeding, because you’re not generating and consuming so much waste. And then there’s the issues around what […]
As a child, I always aspired to be a writer. I devoured books and wanted to be able to convey my thoughts and ideas to people through the written word. I loved to write and participated in many poetry contests and publications through elementary and junior high school. I remember one of my shining moments was when […]