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Self Care... Take time to love you. Here are some ways.

Self Care... Take time to love you. Here are some ways.

Hilarious, but the odds that we as moms just have to juggle so much puts us in these compromising situations. The Lesson? Take time to breathe and be in the moment. Be aware of what you are doing.

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Reflection on Environmental Stewardship at the University of Guelph

Reflection on Environmental Stewardship at the University of Guelph

“…I can’t help but think of the world that my child will live in. While she is in utero, I will be preparing for her arrival in the next few months. This is truly a time for making decisions that will impact how I will bring her up in this world. From choosing cloth vs. disposable diapers to assessing how many things, clothes, toys, etc. she will really need in order to have a complete childhood, I am charged with the responsibility to choose wisely in the name of a more environmentally-conscious upbringing.”

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Plastic consumption and waste: Why we need to choose what to buy

Plastic consumption and waste: Why we need to choose what to buy

Plastics and its by-products end up in our lands, oceans, drinking water and atmosphere. Most plastics contain complex chemical compounds that do not break down or biodegrade and therefore continue to give off harmful chemical substances that leach into our soil and water and disrupt the chemistry of aquatic and terrestrial environments. For example, plastic fragments that end up in our lakes, oceans and rivers can be ingested by fish and other marine and aquatic animals. Plastic litter has also reached natural areas such as forests, harming wildlife.

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Tips and Tricks on using Cloth Diapers

New to Cloth Diapers? Check out the AppleCheeks video for some tips and tricks in using them properly.(Video is narrated by lovely Amy Appleton, co-founder of AppleCheeks Cloth Diapers)  

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Wash Cloth Diapers like a Unicorn

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Wash Cloth Diapers like a Unicorn

Now that you've decided to make the commitment to cloth diaper your baby's precious bum, you ask, how about the wash routine?  Don't be alarmed. Succeeding in washing cloth diapers is more realistic and achievable than you think. You may feel overwhelmed in the beginning but trust that your super unicorn mommy magic will kick into high gear and you will have a successful wash routine. The key is to understand what you have to deal with when it comes to washing your baby's cloth diapers. First, you must know you will be faced with pee and poop. So if you don't...

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