The Green Mama Blog

Posted: August 14, 2015 ...by
The best bikes for families (even for larger families) Biking as a family is great: it’s fun, relatively affordable, feels virtuous, and my kids absolutely love it. Family biking, though, has special needs. When biking with a child, most riders feel extra cautious. The bike is heavier and has additional appendages and there are lots...Read More »Read More
Posted: August 14, 2015 ...by
60% of a cars emissions are released in the first few minutes of operations Most short trips, 82% of trips less than 5 miles, are made by car 40% of all car trips are within 2 miles of the home Biking ranks 2nd in most preferred method of transport Up to 20 bikes can park...Read More »Read More
Posted: July 24, 2015 ...by
Elimination Communication or How to Potty-train a Baby Even in cozy North America, exposing a baby to the idea of eliminating on 
a potty can be easier than a parent might think, and it can save a lot of dirty diapers, which is good for the environment as well as your pocketbook. Many parents are...Read More »Read More
Posted: July 24, 2015 ...by
How to make cloth diapers work for the modern parent (& why if done right you will come to love them) I have met hundreds of parents and almost all of them are curious–and confused–about cloth diapers. As one student asked looking at my display table, “That cute thing is a CLOTH diaper?” Indeed, cloth...Read More »Read More
Posted: July 24, 2015 ...by
This list will explain the ins and outs and the pros and cons of the most common types of cloth diapers. All-In-One: These popular diapers are what they sound like: no covers, no inners; they’re all-in-one. The upside: they are easy to use, absorbent, and are usually size-adjustable. The downside: they can be bulky. The...Read More »Read More