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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

New Baby Essentials for the Minimalist Mommy

The Panic The baby  industry is much like the wedding industry. The second companies slap “baby” in front of it or put it in the baby section, forget about it.  You pay three times what you should pay. At about 35 weeks pregnant, I started to panic. I had nothing for the baby and I needed EVERYTHING. All of a sudden, I was extremely overwhelmed by all of the stuff I just HAD to have.… Read More »New Baby Essentials for the Minimalist Mommy

A Breath of Fresh Air. How Plants Clean our Air

Yesterday, in Monterrey, Mexico, where a few of us Earth Mamas live and work, the overall Real Time Air Quality Index  was reading at 289 (pm10) or in other terms, as indicated on the website, VERY UNHEALTHY! This air quality reading fits into the second highest category of this index and on the higher end of that range where health warnings are of emergency conditions. See the chart below taken from the Air Quality Index… Read More »A Breath of Fresh Air. How Plants Clean our Air