April 27th, 2015

Join Me? ShiftCon 2015 Eco Blogging Conference

Join me at ShiftCon 2015 Groovy Green Livin

ShiftCon 2015 The wheels are in motion. It’s official. I’m headed back to LA in September for what promises to be another fabulous weekend. I hope you’ll join me for the second annual ShiftCon! ShiftCon is the first social media conference for bloggers interested in wellness, sustainability & activism. This conference blends workshops, networking, parties, and intense collaboration of changemakers in one place. Last year I had a fantastic time with one big takeaway: Our profession thrives on people working together towards a few common goals. There’s no denying that we’re a powerful group commanding change. I’ll be joining together with a strong and thriving eco-wellness community...

April 16th, 2015

Top Picks: Safe Deodorants for Teens

Top Picks: Safe Deodorants for Teens Groovy Green Livin

Today’s the day. My 5th grader is watching the 5th grade puberty movie at school. Having two older brothers who also viewed this rite of passage, I know the video is no big deal. I’m pretty much an open book when it comes to this information, so hopefully there won’t be much new information passed along to him. But there’s always one big takeaway for the kids. And it’s not what you would think. The video stresses over and over that the boys should start wearing deodorant. There is also mention of antiperspirant. Both of my older children came home after watching the movie...

April 14th, 2015

Shop for the Planet This Earth Day at ClimateStore

Shop for the Planet at ClimateStore Groovy Green Livin

Earth Day is quickly approaching and it’s time to kick off the celebration. April 22nd is the big day. There are fun events planned everywhere. Here in Boston there’s truly something for everyone.  Although there’s a designated “Earth Day”, I think we can all agree that the earth needs more than one day to heal. Let this one day serve as a catalyst to get the do-gooder in each of us up and running for the remaining 364 days of the year. Remember: We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. ~Anonymous Earth Day at ClimateStore...

April 13th, 2015

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Month

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Month

April is officially Earth Month, but why not make every month Earth Month? This years Earth Month theme is “Our Planet In Peril”. There are so many important issues plaguing our global environment, including climate change and air pollution. It’s time to step it up and for each of us to make conscious changes that will ultimately have a big impact on our planet. Let’s focus on the earth every day together. Here are a few ideas to help you get started during Earth Month. Remember Those Reusable Bags I’m still working on this one, but I’ve come a long way.  I try to...

April 9th, 2015

Moms Clean Air Force Honors EPA Adminstrater Gina McCarthy

Harriet Sugarman, Climate Mama, Ronnie Citron-Fink, Managing Editor Moms Clean Air Force, Lori Popkewitz Alper, Groovy Green Livin

A few weeks ago I traveled with Moms Clean Air Force to Washington DC to celebrate (and meet!) an incredible woman, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. This article was originally published over at Moms Clean Air Force I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. ~Mother Theresa Last month was Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate and pay tribute to the generations of women who have provided contributions to events throughout history. These women have helped shape our society and have paved the way for others to follow, while continuing to be a source of inspiration for all....

April 6th, 2015

“Calling All Kids” The Boston Red Sox Want You!

Red Sox Moms Groovy Green Livin

  Disclosure: I’m a member of the Red Sox Moms Ambassador Group. All opinions are my own.    For Boston sports fans everywhere, today is a very exciting day. It’s Opening Day for the Boston Red Sox! The Sox will be playing the Philadelphia Phillies at 3:05 in Philly. And that’s not all. There’s more sports excitement in our house. The Wisconsin Badgers play in the championship game tonight against Duke. Go Badgers! Spending a good portion of my childhood in Wisconsin, the Badgers have always been a favorite sports team. Once I moved to Boston the Boston Red Sox joined in the fun....

April 2nd, 2015

6 Healthy Additions to a Smoothie

6 Healthy Additions to a Smoothie Groovy Green Livin

Smoothies are a staple in our home. We love them for breakfast or as an after school snack. There are endless possibilities for healthy add-ins. Sometimes my kids have no idea what’s inside their smoothie, but they do know that it tastes great. Here are six healthy additions to any smoothie to help you make the most delicious and nutritious smoothies year round Chia Seeds Add a sprinkle of chia seeds to your smoothie and you’re guaranteed a powerful dose of nutrition. Chia seeds are very rich in omega-3 fatty acids-even more so than flax seeds and salmon.They are also rich in antioxidants. One serving size includes 18 percent...

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