Going Green doesn't have to be something that is left solely up to adults. In fact, teaching your children at a young age to lead a more sustainable and earth-friendly lifestyle is not difficult. It can even be fun. Here are just a few ways that you can involve your children in going green and foster a love for the environment at the same time. The Importance of Going Green When a parent goes to teach the importance of trust and not lying, they may bring up the fable of the Boy Who Cried ... Continue Reading
Here are just a few ways that you can involve your children in going green and foster a love for the environment at the same time.
Make your next trip to the beach a green and environmentally-friendly one.
It's nearly summer and you know what that means: time to head to the local lake or beach for some fun in the sand and sun. Here are a few tips to keeping your visit to the beach as environmentally friendly as possible. Teenie Greenie Bikini If you are a bikini-loving lady, look for a green bikini. Yes that's correct - there are green bathing suits on the market that are not only stylish but environmentally friendly. Here are a few companies that make stylish and eco-friendly bikini ... Continue Reading
Green and organic ways to pick your St. Patrick’s Day wearable items.
Wearing the color green for St. Patrick's Day is so 5 years ago. Instead show your support for the Luck O' The Irish while supporting Mother Earth. When someone heads over to pinch you for not sporting a tiny shamrock bracelet, green colored socks, or a lime green scarf, tell them that you have taken wearing green to the next level. Choosing eco-friendly gear or clothing for St. Patrick's Day can set you apart from the rest. Here are some of my favorite "green" St. Patrick's Day wearable ... Continue Reading
Thanksgiving should be the greenest holiday of all. All you need to do is prepare, plan, and be aware.
Holidays are often filled with excess, waste, and too much focus on things over people. Yet Thanksgiving, by its very nature, could very well be the greenest holiday of them all. All it takes is a little planning and a little awareness to make your Thanksgiving a fun-filled, family oriented, environmentally friendly holiday that everyone will enjoy. Two Weeks Out: Food Planning Traditionally, a Thanksgiving meal calls for a turkey, several side dishes, and of course, dessert! To green your ... Continue Reading
Buy quality, green yoga clothing and equipment without a huge impact on the environment.
In a recent article by Tara, she offered suggestions on how to “Green Up Your Wardrobe” and I’d like to further this by offering you the best in yoga apparel that are green, stylish and highly coveted.There are a large number of yoga apparel and product companies out there. It can be overwhelming. Sometimes it's simpler to walk into a discount store, grab a mat, a yoga towel, and some very decent yoga clothing at a low cost.The problem with doing this is you scrimp on quality. Have you ... Continue Reading
Making green choices the whole school year through can have an even greater impact on the health of your family and the health of the environment.
The long days of summer are waning and the season of learning is upon us - kids and parents alike. Getting ready for back to school is a great time to consider going green with all the new supplies, gear and clothing to purchase. But making consciously green choices the whole year through can have an even greater impact on the health of your family and the health of the environment. Green Transportation Twice daily, your child will be going to and from school, not counting any extracurricular ... Continue Reading
Choosing high-quality, eco-friendly, green back to school supplies doesn’t have to be difficult.
As much as many kids, and parents, either lament or look forward to going back to school and the end of summer, it is always a time of high emotions. Kids have fears and excitement about the start of a new school year. Parents have anxiety, relief, or most often, mixed emotions. Adding concerns about the cost and environmental impact of back to school supplies and gear becomes overwhelming for many families, but choosing high-quality, eco-friendly school supplies doesn’t have to be ... Continue Reading