Category: Local Community

The Diaper Dilemma

Readers of last issueâ??s column about raising children in nontoxic, sustainable ways have asked me to follow up with thoughts about one of the omnipresent realities of parenthood: diapers.

Green Toys for My Family, Please!

My dad recently came to visit our family from out of state. On the way here he stopped by the store and picked up a toy for my five-year-old son, a large orange plastic tractor-trailer truck carrying a crane on the back.

After Trauma, Recovery Is Possible

After a trauma or a life-threatening event, it is common to have upsetting memories of what happened, to have trouble sleeping, to feel jumpy, or to lose interest in things.

Babies and the World They Live In

I have a 2.5-year-old and a one-year-old and am well acquainted with how challenging this can be. Letâ??s focus on some of the ways we can make their very first out-in-the-world experiences healthy and happy ones.

Supporting Local Farmers

Welcome to Eco-Logical, a column created to look at how we might live â??greener,â? more satisfying lives and walk a little more lightly on the planet in the process.

Know the Truth Now

When people contemplate enlightenment they often think of the Buddha. Jesus, Rumi, or Muhammad among many others may also come to mind.

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

Emotional freedom technique (EFT) does sound absurd in its claims but the work has a high percentage of healing wonders. This quantum healing tool often works when all else fails.

Everyday Angels

All children deserve loving and nurturing parents; however, when a family is in crisis sometimes the adults are unable to meet the needs of their children.