Concerned Moms: Nanoparticles in Baby Formula

Okay, so chances are you clicked on this article because you were thinking “what the hell is are nanoparticles and why are they in baby formula?” Well, I’m going to tell you, and give you all the info from a report just released by Friends of the Earth that tested six major formula brands. What is Nanotechnology…

Why All Moms Need to Watch Consumed

There’s something about being a mother that boosts that womanly intuition we all have. That mama-bear protective mode that we go into when we are worried about the health and safety of our children. It seems a worried mother can accomplish anything, and the lead character in the film CONSUMED shows just that. The movie centers around…

What is a Twitter Party and How do I Attend One?

A twitter party is basically a live chat on Twitter using the hashtag (#) search feature to organize the conversation and encourage others to participate. For attendees, a twitter party is a fun event where you can make new friends, chat about a subject that inspires or interests you and potentially win prizes. Twitter parties…

ShiftCon: A Blogging Conference for Eco-Wellness Influencers

Do you have trouble finding brands you’d work with at other blogger conferences? Do you prefer wellness, organic & natural brands? And what about your passions? Do other blogger conferences address things like the food supply, health, climate change and carcinogens in food, water, air & consumer products?  ShiftCon Social Media Conference was created to…

Join the #ShiftHappens Twitter Party July 22nd

Attention Social Media Changemakers, Bloggers & Influencers!  I’m inviting you to a special social media conference you don’t want to miss! It’s all about using social media to change the marketplace towards better health for our bodies and the environment.  ShiftCon Social Media Conference is a conference for content creators interested in food, wellness, natural…

Help Bees: 5 Things You Can Do to this Pollinator Week

June is full of meaningful occasions, like graduations and Father’s Day, but it also marks National Pollinator Week. It’s a time to bring awareness to the vital role bees, birds, butterflies and other pollinators play in creating a diverse, bountiful food system. In fact, honey bees pollinate one out of every three bites of food…

10 Reasons to Retire Ronald McDonald

We all know that red-haired clown. The one that has a painted on smile, yellow jumpsuit, and is pushing Happy Meals at our kids. Yes, I’m talking about the poster boy for marketing to children, Ronald McDonald. My child has never eaten McDonald’s, but still sings along to song in the happy meal commercial about gray…