Eco-friendly living for modern families
Check out tons of resources, tips, and ideas to reduce waste, shop secondhand, compost at home, and live a more eco-friendly lifestyle with kids.
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Don’t let the pursuit of perfection prevent progress.
Eco-friendly living with kids isn’t hard, especially when we aren’t aspiring to perfection. We share resources to help you explore climate action, zero waste living, regenerative gardening, and intersectional environmentalism, all through the lens of modern family life.
What is Honestly Modern?
Honestly Modern is an online space all about eco-friendly living for modern families. We help families incorporate low waste and eco-friendly habits into everyday living. We foster the exchange of ideas among parents and caregivers about sustainable living with kids in a modern world. Our community strives to teach future generations to respect and protect the world and its beauty through books, conversations, family experiences, and community actions.
Parenting is messy and hard, and in today’s environment, sustainable living often requires swimming against the cultural current. We welcome parents on the path to more eco-friendly living no matter where they are on their journey. Sustainable living isn’t about perfection or fitting all of our trash in a mason jar; it’s about doing the best we can today and making progress as we grow with our children.
You’ve foraged chicken of the woods mushrooms and now you’re looking to eat them? Here are eight chicken of the woods recipes to try with your own found food. About a year ago, as my husband played baseball in our front yard with our two boys one evening, a young man walked onto our lawn…
Ready to compost at home for free? Enter to win the Modbed+ Grow Bundle from Subpod. This post contains affiliate links. It’s no secret I’m a fan of composting. At my house, I have at least six different types of compost systems because I love to try them out and give you all the details…
Looking for zero waste Halloween decorations? Check out these great ideas to add festive decor to your space without buying all the things from the Halloween accessory section and saving a few bucks in the process. Thanks to Reese Moore of Compost and Cava for inspiring this post. She’s also an amazing professional photographer if…