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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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Frugal Summer Activities for Bored Kids

By Larraine Roulston: With sunny summer days, along with extended evening light, there are plenty of activities around to keep kids entertained for a couple of months. As schedules and workloads also take on a relaxed pace, all should be content on the home front. Yet, there will come a day or two when you …

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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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Family On Adventure–Travel Activities for Kids

By Fredrica Syren aka Green mom: “Are we there yet?” Oh, those dreaded words from the kids! They seem to come as soon as the journey starts. This summer we’re spending 8 weeks traveling in a camper van, which, at times, means long hours driving. I have experienced my fair …

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Family On Adventure-Öland

A couple of weeks ago we spent a week driving around Öland, which is an island in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Sweden. It’s the second largest island in Sweden and you drive across a 6 km long bridge to get there. We drove around the whole island during the week and …

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