5 Ways to Teach Kids the Importance of Being Green

The “Do as I say, not as I do” mantra couldn’t be more disingenuous, and it couldn’t be more ineffective when it comes to teaching kids valuable life lessons. To show your children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews how to live green, you have to make the effort to live green yourself. Lead by example, and […]

Toss Your Eco-Unfriendly Moving Habits

Green living has become a way of life for many American families. However, when moving, sometimes those green habits get tossed out. When families are moving, they can take on a “purge” mentality meaning everything ends up in the trash can instead of the recycle bins. Here are some tips to keep your moving habits […]

EnviroPop App Educates, Helps the Environment

The good folks at AppLabs Digital Studios have developed a new game in conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund-Phillippines (WWF) that helps kids learn about hazards to endangered marine species. The game allows its users to virtually rescue some endangered sea creatures from a host of treacherous sea hazards such as oil, cyanide, dynamite, PET […]

Sandy Beck – Diaper Hero

Why would a middle-aged woman who doesn’t have a baby start making cloth diapers? It’s an unlikely story, but true. Her story may make you think – about diapers, and maybe even other life choices. Her name is Sandy Beck and she has a 30-year-old daughter. When her daughter was a baby, they used cloth […]

Uppity Owl Loves to UpCycle!

I was contacted recently by Monica Blas, the author of the new book Uppity Owl. This eBook is scheduled to release on October 1 (that’s next week!). Uppity Owl is a super cute book about a little owl who uses found objects to make treasures for others and himself. The artwork in the book is […]

Fun For Your Friday

Well, I’m a little late but we’re still all about fun to end the week here at Earnest Parenting. I’m happy to inform you that my puppy is a very environmentally conscious individual. Really. She is! Just look for yourself in the photo above. That qualifies as “re-use”, right? Okay, you’re next! Share a joke, […]