Category Archives: Linked Up

July Outdoor Challenge

Simply put, let’s make a point to get outside with our kids everyday! Screen Free Parenting is doing a challenge and I’m in. Anyone else want to join me? There are a list of ideas but it’s by no means a guideline. … Continue reading

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Chapter Book Reviews

Last spring, I decided to start reading chapter books to Wallace. My mom thought he was a bit young, but he really enjoys sitting and listening to the stories. We usually read a chapter at a time and I give … Continue reading

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Greening Your Life: Sunscreen

I grew up wearing sunscreen. It was part of our summer ritual as soon as school ended. We are pale and live in Michigan so all winter we are stuck inside work and school, then swarm the beaches of small … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Money

Money has been hard to come by since having Wallace, but I’m still chugging along. I am stoically working on my Amazon used books business, I am trying to help my friend with her hemp necklace business, I am starting a local resource site for parents, … Continue reading

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Cosmetics = Lead

*I’ve included many links for educational purposes and highly recommend seeing what they each contain.* Recently, Beautyounter claimed to have tested their products for lead, but then refused to release the results to the public. This feels just like when Ava … Continue reading

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Fidget = Lead

Fidget spinners are all the rage and not just with neurodiverse kids. Turns out, there’s a good chance that the one your kid is playing with has high levels of lead and mercury. This can be poisonous to healthy children, … Continue reading

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