Category Archives: leon

Recycling! Rubbish into toys

I wrote a post over at Natural Parents Network about recycling ‘rubbish’ into toddler toys. However much we try to reduce the amount of packaging that comes into your house and waste that goes out of it, it seems that … Continue reading

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Garlic and snails

Busy times over here, with Leon starting to walk and lots of summer fun stuff happening. I’ve harvested my garlic, and for the first time ever got a really decent crop (14 bulbs) which look like they’ll be very usable. … Continue reading

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EC and permaculture guest posts

I wrote about Elimination Communication, peeing on the floor, and the advantages of not going nappy-free, over at Natural Parents Network last week, in The Nappy-Free Potty Pause. Then, at The Green Phone Booth, I wrote about tips for food … Continue reading

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Wrapping babies

Thirteen months in, we’re still managing Leon-wrangling without a pushchair, which definitely makes public transport more straightforward. This week I wrote aboutĀ getting started with woven wraps forĀ A Little Bit of All Of It‘s babywearing series.

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Snowy plants

Four or five inches of snow on my raised beds earlier this week, but looks like the beans, peas, & garlic at least are trucking along under there. I got my tiny garden apprentice to help me take a look … Continue reading

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