These are uncertain and challenging times. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are finding themselves without childcare, working from home and homeschooling at the same time. It’s no easy feat. I’ve been brainstorming some activities for myself and my son while we’re isolating at home. For myself, I’m trying to balance my natural urge to “be productive” with some more calming and grounding activities that I know I need for my mental health.
I hope these ideas spark some inspiration for you too!
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Breaking news from the medical journal The Lancet warned of the dangers to children’s health in a warming world. What does this mean? Let’s dig a little deeper…
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“It’s only single-use if you use it once.” This quote, by Sarah Robertson-Barnes rings through my head at least once a day.
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Low-waste alternatives to medications? NO! Every so often in the low-waste corners of the internet, I see people looking for Zero Waste medicine or supplement options, or shaming people for taking medicine/supplements. That’s horrible, and potentially very harmful.
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Today is World Food Day. I can’t think of many issues more important than food. Food is political, powerful, and even more of a concern in a warming planet. Here are some of the many action items when it comes to food issues, as well as fantastic people to learn more from.
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