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

Gal About Town

I don’t know about you mamas, but I’m over this winter! So Coraline and I have been hitting the town in search of new friends, fun, and a little skill building while we’re at it.

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Chow Time

Baby Green sure has a lot on her plate! What’s the best way to wean your little one? Check out these options.

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Green as I Wanna Be Challenge 2010

What do you do “green?” Mama Greenest challenges you to do one small green thing every month until June. Can you go green?

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Little Bodies in Motion

Six months is only just a week away, but still my daughter just isn’t into rolling.

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Bed Buddies

I believe in co-sleeping... which is not to say that there haven’t been many mornings where I wake up sore and exhausted and ask myself, “Why?”

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Baby Steps and Eco-friendly Footprints

When it comes to living green, a small step is always a step in the right direction.

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You Can Go Your Own Way

Mama Greenest loses the war against The Pacifier. Valley moms: What do you think of the "bink?"

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Crafty Mamas — No Bedazzler Necessary

Sometimes the next best thing is actually the best thing — environmentally or economically speaking.

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Thanks Given

As my older brother once said: “All families are dysfunctional — some are dysfunctional ‘ha ha,’ some dysfunctional scary.” Mine is certainly of the former variety.

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Car Seats Are for Cars

This isn’t the first time I’ve found myself doing things I never thought I’d do. Here are a few of my “well, it works” moments so far. (I think whoever said “never say never” was a new mom.)

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What Goes Around Comes Around

I can’t help but wonder: If we placed a higher premium on family then we do industry, how would our society be different?

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Open Mouth, Insert Everything

What makes the cut when it comes to safe (and natural) ways to combat teething discomfort?

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Taking the Baby Green Show on the Road

Mama Greenest unleashes a few of her travel tips for the green mommy-on-the-go.

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Fluffy Bottoms

I realize that nine weeks of hands on experience doesn’t make me an expert, but here’s a straight-from-the-trenches (or should I say stenches) crash course in the various diapering options available to today's green mama.

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Getting By with a Little Help from My Things

Here’s my review of the tools I’ve found to be invaluable six weeks into my green parent adventures.

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A Love Like This (and other new realities)

These first three weeks of mommy-hood have been full of surprises

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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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