Tomorrow I am dropping off my son Julian at his first day of preschool. He’s not even 3 yet – he’ll be 2 until the end of November. Sigh. Although my heart wants to home school or unschool Ava, I’m not giving in and instead am leaving her in public school for kindergarten (in a class of 25 kids) this year. Sigh. Why am I doing these things and going against my heart instead of following it? Because my head tells me they are the right things to do – for now. I’ve spent the past five-plus years of my life pouring myself into myRead More →
I’m so glad that I got a few pics of the kids playing in the leaves on Friday – like this one of Julian. Because by Saturday, our yard looked like this! And now, all of the leaves in our trees (which were still green!) have fallen to the ground. What happened to autumn this year? Climate change? What’s the weather like in your neck of the woods? Don’t miss a single CDG post, subscribe to my blog.
As promised, here is the updated Nestlé product list (current as of Oct. 7, 2009). The information below came from Nestlé USA product list, Corporate Watch, Gerber and Nestlé Brands. Unfortunately, because Nestlé owns such a large number of products and I am only one person, I am finding it impossible to make this list complete. If you run across something that you know Nestlé makes that is not on this list, please leave me a comment so I can add it. Also, when in doubt, read the label, look for the Nestlé name in the fine print. Thanks! Don’t know what the Nestle boycottRead More →
It’s time for another giveaway to help (the ladies) with the Ditch the Disposables Challenge! Thanks to DivaCup®, I am giving away a size 1 or size 2 reusable DivaCup menstrual solution. I haven’t personally used a DivaCup, but I do have my Moon Cup which, used alongside cloth pads (just in case), I have learned to love. It takes a little getting used to, but once you figure it out, you can’t imagine going back to disposable products. Seriously. Using a DivaCup for your menstrual cycle is an easy way to live a little greener. According to DivaCup: Women, on average, experience a lifetimeRead More →