November 2011

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

Is Eating Local More Important than Buying Organic?

Inspired by a book on ethical farming, Mama Greenest wonders which is better: Eating local food, or buying organic (if you can’t do both)?


Toddler Rules Every Mom and Dad Should Know

Toddlers got you stressed? Sit down and share a laugh with Mama Greenest’s favorite “facts” of parenting


Parenting Challenges: Wrangling a Two-Year-Old is Tough

Mama Greenest has tackled the challenges presented by special-needs kids with ease, but her own toddler has proved to be a handful

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Ta Ta, Tylenol: Fight Your Kids’ Colds with Natural, Homeopathic Remedies Instead

Kid got a cold? Ditch the Tylenol in favor of these all-natural, homeopathic remedies


Parenting 101: Questioning How to Be a Better Parent vs. Accepting That You’re One Already

Quit the guilt trip! Stop asking yourself “how can I be a better parent?” and start saying, “I’m going to do my best — and that’s just fine”

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

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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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