Category Archives: Resources for Parents

Tips and resources for a creative green family living.

Backyard Birds and the Ecosystem

BACKYARD BIRDS AND THE ECOSYSTEM I just finished reading an article in Westways magazine (January, 2015) A Natural Selection.  The author, Jeff Greenwald made a comment that resonated with me,…

Pesticide Spraying Program Putting Us At Risk

Breaking news!  Pesticide spraying program putting us at risk!  VOTE NO BEFORE OCT. 31! “The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) published a draft of an environmental plan giving…

Agent Orange is No Cause for Celebration

October is non-GMO month!  Let’s NOT celebrate with a little Agent Orange! Agent Orange, the defoliant used over 40 years ago in the Vietnam War, was just approved by the…

Caution: Triclosan Dangers On Board

Caution: Triclosan Dangers On Board TOOTHPASTE RESEARCH HIDDEN In a lawsuit brought forward earlier this year, the Freedom of Information Act was able to obtain the 35 pages of Colgate’s…

An Intro to GMO’s: What Mom’s Should Know

Giving Back: An Introduction to GMO’s: What Mom’s Should Know, By T Berokoff GMOs versus moms! Many of us are becoming more aware of the genetically modified foods available to us…

Introducing New IOP Contributor T Berokoff

Hi! I’m T Berokoff, I’m a college professor teaching communication courses, a writer for The Racing Pigeon Digest, and an avid reader and researcher of all things healthy for us…

Earth Day Facts and Activities

Today is earth Day! In fact, 2014 is 44 years that we are celebrating the modern movement of environmental protection.  I thought I‘d put together some fun Earth Day Facts…

Support Healthy Water

Support Healthy Water, Written by David Schulhof If you don’t filter your water, your body is the filter! As a parent, I strongly believe it is our responsibility to protect…

Ways to Donate Unwanted Items

It seems as if we all have too much stuff and not enough space.  It doesn’t matter how much you make, or how big your house is, we all fight…

Encourage a Creative Green Living with your Kids with REPREVE

Encourage a Creative Green Living with your Kids is sponsored by REPREVE REPREVE is a recycled fiber that helps turn plastic bottles you recycle into cool stuff you can wear…