Category Archives: Links and reviews

Oh, and we’re queer too (Blogging for LGBT families day)

Every year, I intend to participate in Blogging for LGBT Families Day, and every year, I forget. This year, I remembered one day late, so I’m counting this as good enough and going with it. Now, Angela and I are … Continue reading

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Getting off the ground with a child bike seat

We frequently get questions from parents seeking basic guidance on choosing a bicycle seat (and possibly a bike) for riding with a small child.  This seems like it should be an easy task, but it can be surprisingly difficult to … Continue reading

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Carfree Roundup August 17, 2010

We’ve been reading with interest the series at Car Free Days about moving your kids from cargo to self-propelled riders: Check out the latest installments — “It’s not you, it’s me” and “Look Both Ways.” Great inspiration and practical ideas … Continue reading

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Carfree roundup July 7

For you, a little news In the depressing news departments, we’re all cutting transit funding and apparently a recent survey says that Americans want it that way — we’d much rather cut transit than highway spending. But from the better … Continue reading

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Our new home, oil spill links

Welcome to our new home on the web: We’re glad you stopped by, and as an extra favor please take a minute to update your bookmarks. If you subscribe via an RSS reader, your subscription has updated to the … Continue reading

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Carfree Roundup

Here are some recent posts and stories that caught our eye: Totcycle >> Is Family Cycling Safe? One dad’s take on the safety (or not) of biking with kids. We couldn’t agree more. Most Civilized Conveyance >> Homecoming InkandPen and … Continue reading

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Check out

Today, we have an article featured on, “How to be a carfree family.” Those of you who are carfree, car-light, or just interested in the lifestyle should check it out and leave a comment. Jeremy Adam Smith also has … Continue reading

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Carfree Roundup

Shareable: What is a Shareable City? Chris Carlsson talks about the shared space of cities and how cities create a shared culture and are created by that shared culture. He also identifies an important need I’ve been thinking about a … Continue reading

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Blogging for dollars

Lately, there’s been a lot of talk about the controversy over “mommy bloggers” accepting payment or goods from companies.* If the coverage hasn’t gotten to you, try the Newsweek piece, or the NPR piece. Off and on, I’ve wondered if … Continue reading

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Carfree Roundup

Wandering Gypsies « Roanokecarfreewithkids. Chris describes a great camping trip by bike. A New Hopedale. Marmaduke responds in part to our recent post about suburban friends and the carfree family from the other side of the divide. » Carfree … Continue reading

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