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Go Green, Get Fit Challenge!



Managing, teaching, and caring for 23 students and 2 daughters, while meeting freelance writing deadlines, and keeping up with the causes important to me– well, it consumes almost every part of every day. But there is a problem. And that is looking out for me– my health, wellness, creativity and self care. Of course these […]

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25 Eco-Friendly Moms



Happy long weekend readers.  I would be honored if you would consider voting for my blog in the top 25 Eco-Friendly moms category. Just click the button to the right.  Non-Toxic Kids should be listed on the front page or in the pending approval page. You can vote once a day (please vote often!).  Please […]

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Does “One click activism” Matter?



(Here is a guest post from our friend, Lindsay Dahl, from Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families. Please join us in supporting the Safe Chemicals Act.  The lies, deceit, and influence of the chemical industry is rampant. We need to band together to take all the meaningful action that we can to create a safer, healthier world for […]

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Sh*t Crunchy Mamas Say (part 2)



After this weekend’s news roundup, I could use a laugh or two.  Just thinking about those issues makes my brain hurt.  Luckily, I just got an email from Genevieve at Mama Natural.  Here’s another installation of Sh*t Crunchy Mamas Say!   And it looks like she read our minds (and comments!).  My favs?  The mason jar! […]

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Vermont Governor Shumlin supports Eat More Kale (local eating, small businesses, and jobs)!



Yeah, that’s my governor.  Telling Chik-fil-A, don’t mess with Vermont, don’t mess with Kale, and don’t mess with small businesses and local farms. In his words to Chik-fil-A today, “Don’t interfere with buy local, don’t interfere with our agricultural renaissance, because more and more Vermonters care about where their food comes from, what’s in it, […]

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