I'm filling in for Retro Housewife, who's not feeling well today, so I thought I'd keep it simple and share a few blog posts and articles that I've enjoyed recently. A few of these links lead to more lists of links, so be prepared for some web hopping!
10 Aha moments: Abby at New Urban Habitat writes, "You know that feeling you get when someone says or writes something far better than you could have? I love that feeling. Here are 10 of the more memorable times it happened to me in 2010."
Jenny at Let the Children Play writes about encouraging nature play in preschool education. Her site is fun and valuable for all parents, not just for early childhood educatiors. Here are a few of her articles I've enjoyed recently:
- 10 articles on children's play in nature
- outdoor and nature play links
- creating playscapes for children series: links to help dream your playscape
When you put your money down, where is it going to go? What is your money doing out in the world? If we need to keep spending to keep the economy going, we just have to start deciding which economy, which parts of the economy do we want to grow? And if what we want to grow is a sustainable local food system, then we need to put our money where our hearts are.I've seen this article about the Zero-Waste California home from Sunset magazine floating around the intertubes for a couple weeks now. Have you read it yet?
And lastly, this article from Salon describes how the author unplugged her family from electronic media for six months.
Hope you're all staying warm! I don't know about you, but I'm ready for winter to be over!