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 children.

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Ask the Green Mama!

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


Last Week's Question:

Is it better for the environment to get a real tree or a fake tree? If the fake tree lasts many years I wonder if in the long run that’s better?

Last Week's Answer:

Dear Nari, The VERY short answer is a real tree. Hands down. The plastic is so detrimental and not actually recyclable and detrimental to your indoor air quality. Read more about WHY on a blog I did about it: How to Choose the Greenest Christmas Tree. There are services now where you RENT a live…
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