Books I read in February

It’s been almost four years since I moved to this small town in Bruce County. I’ll never forget that first month, and how quiet and still it was. Despite having a busy eight-month-old baby to care for, the days felt long and empty, and I struggled to find things to do. Holed up in a […]

a plea to parents: feed your kids well!

When I was a kid, I considered children’s menus in restaurants to be terribly offensive. My parents knew enough not to hand it to me and passed me the adult menu instead so I could select the dish of my choice. Not only did I think the over-processed “kid food” was gross, but I also […]

I can’t get “Zero Waste” out of my mind

I can feel a subtle change starting to manifest itself in my life. Ever since I first heard about Bea Johnson’s ‘Zero Waste’ lifestyle, and wrote about it for Parentables last year, then again for TreeHugger more recently (read my post here), I’ve had a niggling thought in the back of my mind that I […]