Art projects provide such a great opportunity for our little ones to stretch their creative muscles, reflect on their world, and show us how the world looks through their eyes. Not all children, however, have access to even the simplest of materials to create their own "masterpieces". The Orenda ... Read More about The Orenda Tribe Supports The Shared Language of Art
"Networking" sounds awful, right? At first blush, most of us think it's fake and scummy, not to mention overwhelming and intimidating. For working parents, the time commitment alone of traditional networking (those after work dinner or drinks events) feels nearly impossible and, at best, a downright ... Read More about 15+ Easy Networking Ideas You’ll Actually Want To Try
Can you advocate for zero waste, ethical, eco-friendly or minimalist lifestyle principles if your life doesn't fully embody them? Don't you have to practice what you preach?! I often reflect on whether or not it's fair for me to be a "mainstream minimalism" influencer. We don't live an entirely ... Read More about But Your Life Isn’t Actually Zero Waste?!
Can you imagine living without running water? It's hard to fathom; most of us take the water coming from our tap for granted. It just keeps on flowing. Today, however, I'm excited to introduce you to one woman who can tell us a bit about how this feels. Marie Stinnes lives in Cape Town, a city ... Read More about Modern Mom Series | Marie Stinnes on Water Conservation in Cape Town
Want to know a great way to find the perfect hair stylist? Get a stylist in your area with an Instagram account where they share their work! Their Instagram account becomes a great means of communication to use to show them exactly what you want (and you know they can do it.). For long as I ... Read More about The Best Hack I’ve Discovered To Find a Great Hair Stylist
How much do you think about what you eat? Do you consider its origin or contemplate how it got from the fields to your table (or the processing plant to your cabinet...)? Do you care about its life after leaving your kitchen if you don't eat it? Health topics aside, food sparks a host of ethical ... Read More about How Much Do You Think About What You Eat and WHY?
Try one of these simple zero waste Valentine's Day ideas that are fun, inexpensive, and great for everyday families. They all have a little extra sugary sweetness the whole family will love. Do you exchange gifts for Valentine's Day? Historically, M and I haven't been big on gift exchange, ... Read More about 10 Sugar Sweet Zero Waste Valentine’s Day Ideas
Looking for a sports-themed or specific type of coloring book and can't find exactly what you want? Make your own with this simple tutorial. Every kid will love one of these DIY coloring books for themselves. Our boys love to play, play, play sports all day until they're beyond the point of ... Read More about 5 Easy Steps To Make Your Own Personalized Coloring Book
Wet hair is The Worst, am I right?! I hate that it makes my clothes wet while it dries. I hate how it feels. And I hate the amount of time it takes to restyle. I'll regularly go to great lengths to skip washing my hair for just one or two more days. No surprise, I'm a fan of the growing trend ... Read More about 5 Reasons to Skip Your Next Hair Wash
Fast fashion thrives for many reasons, not the least of which is convenience. What we want is generally readily available at fast fashion shops. Finding an ethical alternative, on the other hand, can sometimes feel exhausting, almost prohibitively. Is there a right time to compromise, even in the ... Read More about When Do You Compromise on Ethical Style For Kids?