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Why Natural Sunblock Matters

By Fredrica Syren a.k.a Green Mom: Goodbye winter clothes and hello sandals, swimsuits and long days at the beach. I know we all have been lectured about the importance of sunblock to prevent skin cancer and premature aging, so I’m not going to preach about that. However, natural sunblock is …

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Green Methods of Camp Cooking

By Jackie Edwards: While camping is generally considered one of the greenest ways to travel, research suggests that there are negative environmental effectssuch as polluted rivers and depleted vegetation. This occurs when campers fail to consider the damage they are causing, especially when cooking. Cooking on an open fire in the …

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Eco-Festivals 2018

By Fredrica Syren:  Summer is festival season, and traditional festivals are not sustainable — and usually are really bad for the planet. The good news is that there are plenty of green and eco-friendly, even some zero-waste, festivals happening this summer. What could be better than a group of like-minded individuals gathering …

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Road Trips Minus the Waste

By Kim Robson: We at Green Mom are already extra conscious about recycling, reusing and upcycling instead of throwing trash away and into the landfill. We’ve arranged our lives so that recycling is simple and easy in our homes and offices. But on a road trip, especially with kids, our …

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6 Beginner Tips for Family Weekend Camping Trips

By Olivia Jones: The first camping experience for children is bound to be memorable for many reasons. To begin with, family bonds are strengthened since family spend all their time together. Next, an environment completely different from the one children are used to can inspire them to explore and learn …

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Life on the Green Road: Traveling with Children In Australia

By Marie Nieves: Australia is a land of unparalleled natural diversity comprised of aquatic wonders like the Great Barrier Reef, uninhabitable and arid deserts, as well as lush rainforests in subtropical parts of Australia. Few manage to explore everything this amazing country has to offer. Even though it is now …

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Staying Healthy While Traveling

By Fredrica Syren: If you follow me on Instagram, you know my family and I are traveling for the next 7 weeks. First we went to Italy and now we’re traveling in Sweden. Staying healthy while traveling can be tricky because you’re exposed to more and new germs, but also …

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Zero-Waste Traveling

By Fredrica Syren: It’s no secret that my family and I enjoy traveling, and I have had people question how green I am if my family travels. We’re a family from two different countries: I am from Sweden and my husband, from the U.S.; so traveling between these two countries …

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An Essential Guide to Traveling Green with Your Kids

By Zara Lewis: A green and sustainable lifestyle involves helping the planet we live on and, in that respect, there’s nothing more rewarding than having your kids join you in this cause. Greening up your living environment and instilling eco-friendly habits in your children is definitely the start of an environmentally …

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Three Ways to Stay for Next to Nothing While Traveling

By Emma Grace Fairchild: For both international and domestic explorers, choosing where to stay is the big decision; however, there are many options for finding temporary accommodations on the cheap, either as an exchange for services or completely free. The rise of interest in sharing economies and low impact travel …

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