Category Archives: Teaching Our Kids

Helping children learn about nature, healthy choices, and green living.

A Day of Hiking with My Family

Living in Southern California definitely has its perks, especially in the winter time.  I mean, come on, while our families on the East Coast and Mid-West are in below zero…

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…

Eight Apps for Green Families

My husband is always online looking for the latest and greatest. He actually put together this list of 8 Apps for Green Families.  Check out his recommendations! NeighborhoodFruit.com Looking for…

Mr. Eco’s Salad Bar Nation

Earlier this year I introduced you to Mr. Eco the Environmental Rap Superhero.  An inspiration to kids everywhere, I am excited to share his next video, Salad Bar Nation.  This…

Mauli Ola Foundation

I have come to realize that there is a certain power that comes with blogging.  What I mean by that is I feel that I have the ability to reach…

Imagination Foundation’s Global Cardboard Challenge

An inspiring nonprofit organization, Imagination Foundation, is hosting its second annual Global Cardboard Challenge which encompasses more than 600 events with over 70,000 participants in 41 countries – from Kenya…

Canstruction 6th Annual Design-Build Competition

My family and I took a trip to South Coast Plaza last weekend. There were these enormous structures on display…17 to be exact… all around Crystal court. It turns out…

5 Important Things Overnight Campers Learn About Nature

Over the past few weeks, kids have started coming home from summer camp in droves. To their parents’ amazement, many campers are coming home more relaxed and inquisitive than they…

Upcycled Thrift Store Succulent Pot

When I went thrift store shopping the other day, I found this lonely metal bowl with wooden handles.  I couldn’t resist this $3.00 thrift store find and had to get…

The Centennial Farm in Orange County

My friends and I decided to go the Orange County Fair last week. We go there a couple times every year.  It was so much fun this year because Mia…