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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

A Less Waste Kid’s Birthday Party

Did you know that average child’s birthday party can cost from  $300 to 1,000’s of dollars? I am not what you call the crafty type or creative at ALL. So, when I started to think about my little boy turning two and his birthday party, thinking about having a less wasteful birthday party, actually lessened my stress. I knew I didn’t want to spend much and I wanted it to be less waste.  The toughest… Read More »A Less Waste Kid’s Birthday Party

I Hate to Burst Your Balloon… But There Are Greener Ways To Celebrate

As the year is quickly wrapping up, I took some time to reflect on a small change I made for our planet during 2018. I started to become more conscious about how wasteful group celebrations can be. I started to try and make small changes to cut down on plastic and other unnecessary waste when hosting a party. Being an elementary school teacher means that I celebrate about 20 birthdays in my classroom each school… Read More »I Hate to Burst Your Balloon… But There Are Greener Ways To Celebrate