Welcome to The Green Mama!

Bringing curiosity, today’s research, and traditional wisdom to support healthy childhoods. The Green Mama brings 20 years of green consulting and design-thinking, research, and lots of humor to help thought-leaders, institutions, and parents. She’s been called the “green guru” anddefinite, but not absolute.Ask her your question, join the tribe of the eco-curious, and check out her services. And now a book!

[Green Mama: Giving Your Child a Healthy Start and a Greener Future published by Dundurn,] is a how-to book, but it’s also a manifesto of sorts: a manifesto declaring that no corporation or manufacturer is the boss of you, and that you have more control over the development of your family than an advertise-and-buy economy would have you believe.” —Jordan Yerman, Vancouver Observer.

The Green Mama helps parents become what they were always meant to be: experts on the care of their own families.

Ask the Green Mama!

Award-winning author, researcher, & Green Mama uses her expertise to answer YOUR questions.

Last Week's Question:

What is your take on flu shots? Do you or your kids get them? I have friends on both sides of this debate, I’m curious what your opinion is?

Last Week's Answer:

I do NOT do flu shots for me or my kids. Why? 1. They are both healthy and we have never suffered significantly from the flu, if we get it, it passes quickly and without above-average difficulty and I believe kids are healthier when they get a chance to be sick upon occasion–everyone needs a…
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