February 2012

One mom's plan to raise a kid — without raising greenhouse gases

Preschoolceived Notions: Choosing a Preschool for Your Child Means Getting Realistic

As Baby Green reaches another milestone — preschool — our resident mama scraps preconceived notions for peace of mind


Spring Cleaning: Household Items that Double as (Eco-Friendly) Cleaning Products

Mama Greenest shares her tips for cleaning using common, environmentally friendly household items


Winning at Weaning: We Did It!

Our local mama successfully weans her toddler — and realizes the bond between them is stronger than ever before


Unmarried with Children: Is Staying Together For the Kids Overrated?

One Valley mom ponders the merits of the mantra “love the one you’re with”


One mom's plan to raise a kid — without raising greenhouse gases

About This Blog

Shannon Gallagher

Shannon Gallagher
Rhinebeck, NY

Dutchess County native Shannon Gallagher is a contributing editor for Hudson Valley Magazine. An erstwhile thrill-seeker, these days she courts disaster of a different variety wrangling a spirited toddler, honing her vegan baking skills, and chasing the ever-elusive work-family balance. She teaches Pilates and does fascial bodywork, and lives in Rhinebeck with Coraline, a cat named Otie, and Sushi the Fish (named, of course, by the toddler).



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