Planning Kai’s Montessori Bedroom

Kai’s bedroom has been an on going project since we moved into the new house. It was the first room to be painted, and it was such an improvement that I haven’t done much in there beyond shelf set up since we moved in. Now that I’ve conquered some other pressing projects around the house, I’m planning on coming back to Kai’s room. This post covers what it looks like now, and what is and isn’t working for us. Hopefully, in a couple of months I can come back and show you the finished product.

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Happily, both Kai and I still love the paint job. I also think that the wooden cube shelves are working well in the space. Pretty much everything else needs a little help. I want her to have a space where she can be independent and an environment that engages her.

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Zero Waste Shampoo Review: Ethique Heali Kiwi

We’ve been working to make our home a less wasteful place. One of the places I looked to decrease waste first was the bathroom. It seemed like an easy place to start. There are only a few things that needed a change, unlike the kitchen, and it would have a moderate impact on our waste, unlike say a bedroom that might not have a huge impact immediately.

To do so I needed products or DIY substitutes that would replace the mainstream items I was already using. Not only would these replacements need to be mostly waste free, they also needed to be both non-toxic and work.

So I tried a lot of things, mainly shampoo bars, natural deodorants, and toothpaste. Some of them were great, other were down right terrible. I started keeping a list, and then figured if I was already doing most of the work, why not turn it into a blog series? Maybe that way you won’t have to try as many things as I did to find something that works for you.

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Ethique Heali Kiwi Review

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