A seven-month-old baby girl survived being shot in the chest by her parents, who later murdered the girl's older brother and then killed themselves. The shocking story, which occurred in Argentina, is made all the more troubling by the
"We cannot stand," says the slogan of the Million Baby Crawl, "but be stand for something."Led by Seventh Generation, the action is a movement to expand regulation of the toxic substances commonly found in household products.
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Baking soda to save money AND the planet! 22 ways to use this miracle stuff (oh, yeah, and you can bake with it, too).
5 easy ways to be cycle-chic on the supercheap.
These 3 coffees are triple-certified fair trade -- and
Call me a cynic, but I've never really understood the idea—promoted or at least implied, in my experience, by many a new parent— that having kids somehow magically wakes you up to the urgency of protecting our
The most inspirational panel at last week's BlogHer Food conference was about food bloggers who are changing the world! Get inspired by some amazing social action, and find out how you can get involved.
Whenever we post on the more luxury end of green items - whether it's Arms & Barnes reclaimed furniture or expensive electric cars - we always get hit with comments complaining that most folks can't afford to live like that.
Amidst the Chihuahuan Desert, Abe and Josie built a home out of dirt, designed a wind turbine from scrap parts, and raised their newborn without diapers and other conveniences. When their first hand sculpted house went up for
While we've seen many celebrities jumping on the green bandwagon, we've also seen them doing it for the real deal. Many have been eco-conscious for years--some are just realizing how important it is to promote a sustainable
With environmental awareness on the ascent—thank you Goracle and friends—natural and organic beauty products have exploded onto the scene with such force that even drugstore shelves are groaning under their collective weight.
As any parent worth his BabyBjörn knows, poop happens, and with flagrant disregard for place, time of day, or personal dignity. To help moms and dads bid a quick too-da-loo to doo-doo, fledgling company Elements Naturals
Blame it on hormones, Rio, or the rain, but for most baby-bump wearers, your pregnancy paranoia level is so completely off the charts that it's making a break for the border with a backseat stuffed with body bags and a trunk
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The husband/wife design duo responsible for Oeuf (pronounced "like the uff in stuff") has excitedly announced a new collection of baby furniture. The Robin Collection is European-made with sustainable wood and is treated with water-based
Grab those shears and kick your sewing machines into gear because Megan Nicolay, author of the 2006 bestseller Generation T, is back with more ideas—a staggering 120, to be exact—for repurposing and reinterpreting the humble
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Homemade Baby Food Without a Blender
It's not hard to find organic baby food these days - in fact Blythe put together a list of 7 great green baby foods not so long ago. But even the best store-bought stuff involves packaging
Give it up for Kicky Pants, a mom-and-pop-designed collection of certified-organic bamboo children's apparel that manages to capture the spirit of childhood in its fun, cheery designs. And OK, I admit it, I'm a sucker for
Combining baby-moving and exercise isn't a fresh idea, but the Dutch has the infant-wearing power walkers and jogging-stroller pushers of the world beat with the Taga, a feat of engineering genius that converts from child-toting