"Those kids are always dirty." "Their kids always seem to get into the dirt." "Their hands are always sticky." "That kid needs to wash his hands." Let me preface this post by saying I am all for hygiene. I believe hands should be washed before eating, after using the toilet and regularly when one is … Continue reading Not just a grubby kid
So it is a New Year; a time of new hope, refreshed ambition, and contemplation. New Years Eve marked 6 months since our house was completed, and while we are slowly feeling more settled and present, our list of desires for the space seems to be endlessly growing. At the top of our priority list … Continue reading Not Just a Garden Party
Tonight I drove home from work, surrounded by the smoke from a blaze hundreds of kilometres away. It's been three weeks since a bush fire was close enough to our home for us to pre-emptively leave. Before that day, we had no bush fire action plan. We believed we wouldn't need one. Tonight I drove … Continue reading Lament.
So this is Christmas, and Day 6 of our first extended holiday using cloth nappies, and marginal EC. Get up to speed in Part 1 here. Day 6: Wednesday It's Christmas! So this is Christmas, and what have you done? Our baby: two poops, none in the potty, and far too many nappy wees to … Continue reading Diary of a Cloth Nappy Family 4 – Christmas Part 2