Holidays & Events

The earth needs us all 365 days of the year! Find out how we consciously celebrate using earth friendly substitutions.

Zero Waste, September through December

How is it September already? If there is a month that sneaks up on you, it would be September. September signals the end of summer, and whether you mourn the end of long, warm days, or celebrate the return of the school year, one thing is for sure: September is the beginning of a lot. A lot of holidays. A lot of family gatherings. A lot of stuff. This post is to get you ready… Read More »Zero Waste, September through December

Your Holiday Conveniences Are Not Always Convenient For Our Planet: 10 Tips To Help You Leave Only Your Footprints On Your Next Vacation

Holbox is a tiny, magical, car-free island, between the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. Holbox is one of those places that after we visited for the first time two years ago, I sort of wanted to keep it a secret. I didn’t want tourism to have a negative impact on its tranquillity and beauty. However, I also wanted to share the magic of this Mexican island with many others. My husband and I… Read More »Your Holiday Conveniences Are Not Always Convenient For Our Planet: 10 Tips To Help You Leave Only Your Footprints On Your Next Vacation

Earth Day Activities for Kids

We believe every day should be earth day! That is our mission as Earth Mamas, to work every day to reduce our environmental footprints. If you follow us on social media, you know that we post daily about little ways we are trying to be mindful and conscious of our consumption, waste and overall carbon footprint. But, we feel Earth Day calls for a little extra special attention. Especially as it is a way to… Read More »Earth Day Activities for Kids

Earth Friendly Easter Ideas

Easter seems to have morphed in Valentine’s day’s commercialized younger cousin.The stores are filled with carefully marketed plush toys and thousands of plastic wrapped chocolates, sound familiar? Easter adds on the baskets, plastic eggs and, probably the worst offender, plastic grass. Forgive yourself (as we have) for purchasing these items in the past. They are so beautifully coloured, conveniently placed at the front of every store you enter and well, chocolate just sells itself. But… Read More »Earth Friendly Easter Ideas

The Earth Mama Baby Shower Challenge

Guest Writer: Karen Callahan, Mama and Teacher at ISKL As many middle age women from around the world can contest, we love to celebrate a baby, a wedding and the occasional divorce. No matter the country these festivities include food, decorations, and presents. I am more than guilty of a big store-think Target or Party City my American friends- run to build an ideal ambiance for twenty of my favorite friends. There are color coordinated… Read More »The Earth Mama Baby Shower Challenge