What Does it Mean to Practice “Green” Parenting?

The following guest post was written by Katie Fox and originally appeared in September 2010.

As parents, I’m sure it has hardly escaped your attention that “green living” is the buzzword everywhere these days, including our parenting choices.  If you start researching what green parenting actually entails, it’s easy to experience information overload; there are as many options and resources as there are opinions.

Yet I do believe that this is an important topic, so today I just want to look at some of the most basic ways that I practice green parenting.  Hopefully, you’ll be inspired to take just one step further in preserving and caring for the earth, as you care for your children.
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