8 Ways To Be Environmentally Friendly

8 Ways To Be Environmentally Friendly

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Hey Y’all, it’s Erin.

Every January, many of us make pledges about ways to improve ourselves, our lives or overall choices.

Jess gave some great tips on sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions, and inspired me to share my own.

My focus for the year is on reducing my carbon footprint.

I’m going to share 8 ways to be environmentally friendly.

This is the blueprint for my New Year’s Resolution that can serve as a guide for any of you looking for ways to be environmentally friendly in your own home.

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5 Fun Holiday Traditions From Around the World

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Happy Holidays, everyone! It’s Tamara here.

I think we can all agree that holiday traditions are important.  Whether it’s watching a beloved Christmas movie, baking special cookies, or doing a certain outdoor activity, our fondest memories are usually tied to a holiday tradition we have been doing since childhood.

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It is wonderful to carry on traditions through the years and across generations, but it is also wonderful to introduce the occasional new ones every now & then as well.

If you are looking to mix things up a bit and introduce a new tradition or two this year, check out my list of 5 fun holiday traditions from around the world and get inspired!
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Standing Up For Your Babies

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Hey y’all! Jess again! Let’s talk about consent. I’ll explain more on this with a story.

With cooler weather come the dreaded germs that all moms fear. You know what I’m talking about. This is the time when you get extra paranoid about anyone coming near your baby!

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I don’t blame you. I am the exact same. My daughter was born in December at the height of the flu season last year and I was terrified.

From the very beginning, I was adamant about everyone washing their hands and using hand sanitizer before touching my precious tiny baby.

As time has passed and my daughter has grown, I have become a little less stressed about germs (which led to her getting hand, foot, and mouth. Can you say annoying?).

I saw a meme a few days ago that reminded me of how difficult it is to parent when there are so many fears- including germs.

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My daughter is almost 11 months. Last week, there was a small but meaningful incident that once again reassured me I should always stand up for what I believe!

Let me tell you a story.
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