Wild Mint Makes it Easy to Find Natural Products

A few years ago, I was THAT mom: The one who was militant about making sure everything I bought had some sort of eco-friendly story behind it. It had to be organic, or made of recycled materials or FSC-certified wood, or acquired secondhand, or made by Fair Trade artisans. I’m not that mom any more.… Continue reading Wild Mint Makes it Easy to Find Natural Products

For the Holidays, Give Me Toys Please!

I can’t lie: When the holidays are approaching, I get excited about toys. Thankfully, I still have kids young enough to want toys for Christmas so I don’t creep anyone out while perusing the toy section. And while I can’t say there are any toys on my own wish list, I really get a kick… Continue reading For the Holidays, Give Me Toys Please!

My Top 10 Toys Picks this Year

When it comes to Christmas gift-giving, I often let go and don’t worry too much about being green. Because while I have leeway with adults to give them greener versions of things they’d like, including jewelry, clothes, shoes, experiences, etc., kids are usually a lot more particular about what they want. And those items usually… Continue reading My Top 10 Toys Picks this Year