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10 Ways Your Family Can Help the Ocean Right Now!

These simple acts can help prevent more damage to our fragile oceans—most of which won’t cost you a dime.

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Bright Lights, Big City: Where to Find Fireflies Near Atlanta

They light up the evening hours nearly as much as your kiddos faces light up when they spot one. Check out these local spots for finding lightning bugs near Atlanta.

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4 Ways to Be a Planet Saving Superhero Even during a Pandemic!

“Here are easy actions to give a KA-POW! to plastic pollution during a pandemic.”

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7 Easy Steps to a Plastic-Free Life

“Here are 7 easy steps you and your children can take to reduce single-use plastics and maybe eventually remove the need for them in the future.”

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H2Oh! 7 Easy Science Experiments That Use Water

Turn your kid’s water infatuation into intellect with these simple water-based science experiments that you can easily pull off at home.

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Creative Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Portland with Kids

Nobody reduces, reuses and recycles like Portlanders so when it comes to a holiday honoring Mother Earth, we’re all in, mama!

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5 New Winter Skincare Products for Busy Moms

These products will bring some relief to your winter skin woes.

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When Kids Stand Up for a Cause, Are We Listening?

“Young activists are grabbing headlines for standing up against issues like gun violence and climate change. They are the voices from the back seat urging grown-ups in the front seats to take notice and help them drive the change. But are we listening?”

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How to Watch The Rare Super Blood Wolf Moon Lunar Eclipse

Don’t miss this rare event with your little stargazers.

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Don’t Miss the Brightest Comet of the Year with Your Kids This Weekend

This incredible sight is worth staying up past bedtime.

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America’s First Plastic Straw Ban Was Just Signed into Law

This state just became the first to ban plastic straws in restaurants—is yours next?

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REI’s Used Gear Store Is Your Insider Secret to Scoring Huge Outdoor Deals

Now you can gear up for camping without breaking the bank.

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These Grocery Stores Come Out on Top in New Sustainable Seafood Ranking

Shop greener at the fish counter at these top grocery stores.

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This Outdoor Planetarium Will Change the Way You See the Stars

AR technology helps Mother Nature spring to life in a whole new way at this one-of-a-kind planetarium.

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Photos of Moms-To-Be as Mermaids Are Enchanting Instagram

It’s the latest trend in baby bump pics and it’s catching on faster than you can say hashtag pregnant mermaid.

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The Best Places in the Country to Actually See Stars

If you want to see a truly star-filled sky these are the places to go.

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Surround Yourself With Plants if You Want to Live Longer, According to Science

Find out why scientists say surrounding yourself can help you love longer.

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Does Nutella Really Cause Cancer? Here’s What You Need To Know

Photo: moogs via Flickr Creative Commons
A few scandalous headlines has parents everywhere tossing their Nutella in the trash. The delicious hazelnut spread has been at the center of controversy this week, with headlines reading “Study Warns Nutella Causes Cancer”…

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In Praise of Cepholopods: 8 Ways to Live More Like an Octopus

Even if you can’t live under the sea, you can make your life more like an octopus’ garden with these 8 ideas.

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9 Eco-Tastic Shows & Movies About Planet Earth

Let the screen inspire your kids with shows and movies that will get them thinking about the Earth—and their place on it.

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On Point: Narwhal, the Unicorn of the Sea

Here are 10 amazing facts about this whale that started the unicorn craze.

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5 Clear Spots to Catch the Lunar Eclipse

Point your eyes to the skies on September 27 for the lunar eclipse. Here’s where to go.

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New Stuff and Free Fridays at The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

The beloved local Santa Monica Pier Aquarium just got even better with a new exhibit that teaches kids about the impact we have on the ocean – plus a Totem-totally cool deal for free Fridays in February!

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Kellogg Park: The Best of Both Worlds

Located right next to the La Jolla shores, Kellogg Park is a large grassy area that offers entertainment and relaxation for both kids and adults. And because the park is so close to the beach, it’s the perfect place to…

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Bay Area Stargazing Parties

Watch Them Get Starry-Eyed
 

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When we drive up into the hills to sightsee, it’s usually to look down and appreciate the view below us. There’s another direction to gaze,…

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A Guide to Greener Art Supplies

Get Crafty, without the Chemicals 
Ready to roll up your sleeves and help the kids get their creative juices flowing? The first stop is the art supplies store. If you want to conserve resources and make art that’s good for…

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