Who is in my Reader. From lyrical mamas to green experts, these are my favorite blogs at the moment:
Adventures In Babywearing: The blog of an evolving writer, director, producer, mom of four, and overall nice person.
Art Projects For Kids: Classroom-tested Art Projects for K-5 and Beyond.
Barley & Birch Blog: The blog of the eco-friendly and wonderful clothing makers that are out to change the world and make it a better place.
Chookooloonks: A photoblog of striking imagery and essays.
Climate Mama: A group of Climate Mamas and Papas who are making a difference, who are, through their daily lives, affecting the lives of all of us
Code Name Mama: A lawyer turned work at home mama practicing natural parenting and trying to live consciously.
Condo Blues: Green Living, Crafts, Decor, and Dogs from the Frugal Green DIY Diva.
Crunchy Chicken: An urban homesteader, living in Seattle “putting the mental in environmental.”
Crunchy Domestic Goddess: “Raising social consciousness and a new generation of treehuggers.”
Design Mom: “Where design and motherhood intersect.”
DesignHER Momma: “Interior Designer. Mom to 3. Professional treasure hunter. Totally opinionated.” And quite funny.
Eco Child’s Play: Devoted to informing and discussing “Green Parenting for Non-toxic, Healthy Homes”.
Eco Friendly Homemaking: “Simple, practical ways to save money and green your home.”
Ecologist News: “Informative and unbiased viewpoints in the form of articles, news and Infographics that duly report on all the facets of ecology and the environment.”
Eco-novice: “Going green gradually.”
Evergreen Moms: “Bringing you the latest in eco-friendly and unique toys, clothing and gear for families, with an eye for innovation and good design with a bent for their home in the Pacific Northwest.”
Fig+Sage: “We’re about advocating conscious and stylish consumerism and that means editing out greenwash one truly organic review and fresh eco find at a time.”
Go Gingham: “Simple living that is frugal, fancy, and fun.”
Green & Clean Mom: “How being ‘green’ can be sexy, sassy & fun!”
Green Baby Guide: Down-to-earth ways to save time, money, and the planet.
GreenStyle Mom: “Trying to be myself, be a mom, have some style, have some fun… And do it all in an environmentally friendly way.”
Groovy Green Livin: “Simple.Change. = Greener.Life.”
Growing a Green Family: Focuses on how families of all shapes and sizes can live green (or live greener), while dealing with all the ups and downs of family life.
Hobo Mama: A blog about Natural Parenting.
I Thought I Knew Mama: A window into the adventures of stay at home mamahood, natural parenting, and green and healthy living.
Inhabitots: Modern green design for kids and babies.
Katydid & Kid: Adventures in making and doing. Art teacher turned mama of 2 boys–in search of creativity every day.
Krissy Brady: A website dedicated to keeping the passion for writing alive.
Little Green Blog: Making our world a greener place.
Love, Sara Sophia: One of the loveliest writers you will ever read… “where I share my joy with you, my everyday adventures and happy findings. Things we love and things that move us.”
Lovely SafeMama: One-stop safe beauty, health, and eco-gorgeous resource.
Mom-101: Hilarious, fun, and witty take on parenting and life.
MomsRising.org: Where moms and people who love them go to change our world.
moosh in indy: One mama’s journey through pregnancy, mamahood, depression, infertility, and gorgeous photos.
My Zero Waste: Making our world a cleaner place.
Natural Parents Network: “A community of natural-minded parents and parents-to-be where you will be informed, empowered, and inspired.”
Nature Moms Blog: “A mom’s guide to natural family life.”
No Time for Flash Cards: “A resource of activities for young children that promote play, discovery and learning.”
Non-Toxic Kids: “Helping your kids stay safe, healthy & smart.”
ohdeedoh: “home. design. children.”
One Starry Night: Sarah shares her passion for Attachment Parenting & photography.
Organic Mania: “Your guide to making sense of healthy green living.”
PhD in Parenting: “…exploring the art and science of parenting.” Find amazing resources on breastfeeding, attachment parenting, and more, plus the politics of each.
Playing by the book: “Reviews of kids’ books and the crazy, fun stuff they inspire us to do.”
Prairie Mama: “Love, Loss, and Life; The Life of a Mother.”
Production Not Reproduction: A blog about open adoption and parenting.
Raising My Boychick: “Illuminating the intersections of family and feminism, parenting and privilege, motherhood and marginalization, kids and kyriarchy.”
Recycle Your Day: “Founded on the ideas of creating a simple and ”green” lifestyle while incorporating natural and healthy living tips.”
Retro Housewife Goes Green: “The environment is my passion. I believe we all can make a difference if we just take small steps to change our lives. I hope you enjoy the site and learn something about going green.”
SAFbaby.com: A great resource of safe, non-toxic, ecoconscious, holistic, and healthy choices for babies and kids.
SafeMama: One-stop child safety, product recall, health, well-being, non-toxic, eco-conscious resource, for parents.
Simple Savvy: “Updated twice a week with posts about my quest to live a mindful, eco life.”
Stay At Home Dad PDX: “An unfolding story of a Portland stay at home dad.”
Strocel.com: “Journey of a crunchy granola mom and suburban superstar. I am a writer, online community-builder, speaker, engineer and mom.”
Teach Mama: “To empower parents by providing them with simple tools and resources they can use to be the best teachers they can be for their children.”
The Good Human: “I hope The Good Human can be a destination that encourages people to be better inhabitants of the earth through working to clean up the environment, being active in important political issues and being more aware of how all of our actions affect everyone else we share this planet with.”
The Green Baby Guide: Down-to-earth ways to save time, money, and the planet.
The Green Phonebooth: “Where ordinary women become eco-heroes.”
The Living Green Solution: “I’m a Master Recycler and eco-volunteer here to share my passion for sustainability, green living and simplicity.”
The Mom Writes: “Fun and Frugal Solutions for the Work-at-Home Mom.”
The Non-Consumer Advocate: “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without”
The Secret to Success is Support: “Whether you are new to blogging and looking for blogs to read, or a veteran blogger interested in learning everything you can about social media, the SITS community is for you!”
The Smart Mama: simple steps to non-toxic kids.
Today’s Creative Blog: “Featuring the best creative blogs daily.” For all the crafty people out there.
TreeHugger: Dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream.
Zrecs Guide to Safer Children’s Products: an amazing collection of information about potentially harmful chemicals in a wide range of baby products.
Other Green Living and Green Parenting Resources:
Healthy Child, Healthy World: igniting a movement that inspires parents to protect young children from harmful chemicals.
Moms Clean Air Force: “Fighting for our kids’ health”
Environmental Working Group: using the power of public information to protect public health and the environment.
Cosmetics Database: a safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products brought to you by researchers at the Environmental Working Group.
kellymom: evidence-based information on breastfeeding, sleep and parenting.