I kind of remember my daughter's first official word -- it was mama or dada, I'm not positive -- but I definitely remember her first eco-friendly word. It was compost. We were cooking together, and I was gathering scraps to chuck into our countertop compost bin. She grabbed a handful and held her fist over the bin and asked, "Mama, compost?" to ensure that the peelings and ends were not part of our dinner. I said yes and proudly watched her stuff the bin with carrot bits. I was proud because she had picked up the word on her own.Read the full post ›
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