So, we do our best. You know, to play our part. In making this planet a greener one, that is. I mean, we recycle. And we’ve got one of those bad-ass, water-saving washing machines that emits more chirps than a turned-on R2D2. And our dog drinks from toilet, so there’s that, too. (Note to self — do NOT let Briggs lick the baby…)
But we’ve also got five kids who are prone to leaving the lights on as well as the faucets running. I mean, hell, they’ve pretty much already drained my wife and me of all our energy. So there’s that, too. Point? Despite our best intentions, we’re probably leaving a carbon footprint the size of one Bigfoot might make. If he were wearing flippers.
And our four-year old triplets aren’t helping with their conspicuous consumption — aka their wastefulness. Not that they’re different from any other four-year-olds out there. They’re not. There’s just three of them which makes them a triple threat when it comes to wasting their favorite things. And those things would be…
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So what did I forget? What do your kids waste?
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