(Here’s a new interview by Ann Brock of Moms Clean Air Force about my new middle grade eco-adventure book The Order of the Trees! It comes out nationwide…

(Guest post by Anna Lappe of Food MythBusters) When Bozo the Clown went off air in 1963, no one would have guessed the small-town television character would soon…

Earth Day always sneaks up on me, which is funny, as an environmental blogger and activist. I find that I am constantly thinking about how to live healthier…

I’m a bit picky about art kits for my kids. Most come with many little plastic bags and little plastic parts that spread all over the house like…

Here is a timely and important guest post by Keely Savoie. As if we need another reason to support the Safe Chemicals Act, here it is! No matter…

Oh yes, you’ve surely seen the ‘Every Kiss begins with Kay’ commercials and the rows of cheap, over-packaged chocolates at the grocery store. Or my favorite, more ways…

Edited version of this post published today at Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Meet Kristen. We met in childbirth class. She in her swanky maternity clothes, and me wondering…

Do you know a mom who encourages her kids to open their eyes and explore the world across the street or across the globe? I know many who…

523 million girls and women worldwide cannot read or write. How can this be true in 2012? After watching Half the Sky on PBS last week, I am…

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