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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…