Every day Earth friendliness

When we visited our grandson in March, he would occasionally use the potty with his Mommy or Daddy’s help. At 6 weeks old and just able to hold his head up, he was still wobbly on the potty. Patrick’s parents were sensitive to when he needed to nurse and similarly, they were learning his elimination pattern;…

Celebrating our mother

Mother’s Day comes in May, but Earth Day is tomorrow on 22 April. This occasion recognizes our reliance on Mother Earth and the shared resources of the earth.  And just like with Mother’s Day, we should celebrate that connection more than once a year. It’s easy to ignore the connection until something goes wrong—a drought forces…

Index Card Cure™: Choosing green on Earth Day

        Today is the 44th anniversary of Earth Day. It’s not a commercial holiday, but that doesn’t mean it should pass without mention. We all want the same thing—a healthy planet. We are depleting natural resources faster than they can be restored and degrading many parts of the environment to maintain our…