We are very fortunate to have a home, to have our needs met, and to have a wonderful community of family and friends. Nothing listed on this page should be construed as a request, but as people have continued to ask us what we want, we thought we'd put some ideas down to help guide folks who are interested.
Some guidelines we are trying to follow:
These are basic ideas and are not absolutes. Life is a balance of many forces, and these guidelines are ones that we try to keep in the forefront of our minds as we live our lives and raise our child.
Eco-friendly We are trying to purchase items that are environmentally friendly and constructed with socially responsible labor practices.
Gender Neutral Children, especially girls, are gender typed from an early age, and people interact with them based on this gender typing. The color pink states emphatically that the baby is a girl. Here is a blog entry that elaborates on this theme.
Some sources we use and like. This list is just a guide. There are many wonderful sites for these types of items.