Eco-friendly New Year’s Resolutions

This year, instead of making the typical New Year’s resolutions set some family goals for going green in 2013! The beginning of the year is a great time to make some changes and make your lifestyle more eco-friendly. Having your goals be New Year’s resolutions will also add some excitement for the kids. It can [...]

Green Livin with Lori Popkewitz Alper!

Lori Popkewitz Alper is the founder and editor-in-chief of Groovy Green Livin, a site dedicated to sharing simple green living tips and current information on sustainable living. A contributing writer for multiple blogs and websites, Lori speaks, writes and advises on a variety of issues related to creating a greener lifestyle and improving your [...]

Organic Cold Relief

Cold season is on its way. It might seem the only way to battle is with over the counter potions. Kids can average between 6 and 10 colds a year so chances are you’ll have to face the coughing and sneezing. There are some holistic ways to relieve cold symptoms so your little one doesn’t [...]

A chat with The Green Answer Lady: Margie Campaigne!

Margie Campaigne lives in Rochester, New York. After the company that employed her for 22 years as a bookkeeper was closed, she saw an opportunity to pursue her passion for the environment. She became an eco-consultant with Green Irene. Doing Green Home Makeovers fit right in with her website called Project HOUSE. This site was [...]

Organic Teething Remedies

When your baby starts growing teeth it can be an exciting time. It seems as if he goes from having none to have tons! But teething can be a painful process and it hurts parents to watch their babies suffer. There are some natural ways to ease those long nights and help your baby feel [...]

Organic Allergy Remedies

Most people think allergies are only burdensome during the spring when flowers are in bloom. But ask any allergy sufferer and they can assure you allergy season can pop up during pumpkin season too. If you have itchy eyes, a stuffy nose, breathing problems and minor aches and pains you could be suffering from autumn [...]

Elimination Communication

Imagine your baby NEVER using a diaper ever again. No more mess, no more fuss and it can happen before they’re old enough to be potty trained! When we heard about “Elimination Communication” we wanted to know more (anything to reduce the amount of diapers we need to change is a good thing!). No diapers [...]

International Homeless Animals’ Day

August 18th is International Homeless Animals’ Day. This day is marked on the 3rd Saturday of August. Communities around the world raise awareness of helping pets in needs by hosting adopt-a-thons, microchip clinics, rallies, dog walks and speeches by local vets, and shelters. If you’re a pet owner today is a great reminder to have [...]

Fair-trade baby clothes

At Funkoos we value protecting the planet and the people who live on it. That’s why our clothing isn’t just made from organic cotton; it’s also created in fair-trade work environments.
Fair-trade is just what it sounds like, people working in humane and safe conditions. This is a growing movement that focuses on assisting workers in [...]

Organic Clothing Cleaner for Kids

If you’re buying organic clothing for your little one you certainly don’t want to cover it in chemicals when you clean it! Here are some eco-friendly ways to clean your clothes so you can really go green with your kid’s!
It seems kids and babies attract stains everywhere they go. It just happens. You can get [...]