eco conscious

Navigating the Green Rabbit Hole

I haven’t really been on this “eco journey” very long, and yet it feels like forever. Most people don’t have a formal start date, it just begins with an interest in leaving the world a better place than you found it. For some it grows into certain habits, for others it truly becomes a lifestyle. For myself, well, it lead me to the Earth Mamas. We have officially been working together for 8 months. It… Read More »Navigating the Green Rabbit Hole

The lessons I learned about hosting an eco-friendly birthday party

Guest Writer Imelda Achieng is an eco influencer, mom to adorable Zoe and new found friend to the Earth Mamas. She is a blogger as well, and has an amazing Instagram feed. Check her out @theecomum and! I felt so nostalgic as I was planning Zoe’s first birthday party. Right about the same time last year, I was almost due to give birth and I had just declared that I was going to be… Read More »The lessons I learned about hosting an eco-friendly birthday party

Beat the Heat: 10 Indoor activities that don’t cost you or the planet

We love summer! It brings sunshine, warmth and for us teachers: holidays. This means lots of time outside soaking up the sun with our kiddos. While all that vitamin D is lovely, sometimes we need a little break from all the heat. Coming up with fresh indoor activities can be tough. So we pooled our heads together and compiled a list of our go-to indoor activities that won’t cost you money, and won’t cost the… Read More »Beat the Heat: 10 Indoor activities that don’t cost you or the planet

Enjoy the Eco Experience with Others

First of all CONGRATULATIONS!!! You have started your eco friendly path and that is amazing.  Even if reading this article is your first attempt, I have to say, this is a conscious move towards helping our planet earth, and that is amazing.  You have become an “eco warrior”! You have opened the possibilities to embrace change, make better choices in your life and that is something to be proud of. I would like to share… Read More »Enjoy the Eco Experience with Others

Packing the (Eco Friendly) Hospital Bag

About a month ago I had to take my son to the emergency room. This was the first time I had been to a hospital since I decided to get serious about my less waste journey.  I was astounded by the amount of plastic that hospitals uses beyond what is absolutely needed. Now don’t get me wrong, I am very grateful for modern medicine which I realize involves some very necessary single use plastic for… Read More »Packing the (Eco Friendly) Hospital Bag