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We’re hit with 300 toxins before we’re even born!

I've been blogging about green living since 2008 — which feels almost like a lifetime. Since then, so many of our habits as a family have changed, and we have become much more mindful of the things we put in and on our bodies. As a mom, I am particularly mindful of the things I [...]

Walmart gives us moms a lot to do around the holidays, but this assignment is easily my favorite. We each get a $50 gift card that we can use to shop for food or toys to donate to charity. At Walmart, $50 goes a long way. Here's what I was able to get for the [...]

Social Responsibility & Organic Bedding from the Company Store Thumbnail

I am a huge fan of TOMS Shoes. If you've never heard of them, they are a shoe maker that gives a pair of shoes to a child in need for every single pair purchased. So what does that have to do with organic bedding, right? Well, The Company Store, a 100-year-old manufacturer of bedding [...]

The Heart of Social Good: Amy Clark of Mom Advice Thumbnail

I shared with you a few weeks ago that I am an ambassador for the Macy's Heart of Haiti campaign.  In case you missed that post, Heart of Haiti is a collection of art, housewares and accessories handmade by Haitian artisans in an attempt to help them get back on their feet after the historic earthquake [...]

Use Your Buying to Help Others: Shop Heart of Haiti Thumbnail

Today is Green Gift Monday, a day established to help frenzied Cyber Monday shoppers divert their spending toward greener products and causes. I can't think of a better time to introduce you to the Macy's Heart of Haiti product line. Heart of Haiti is a collection of art, housewares and accessories handmade by Haitian artisans [...]