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


There are countless things to consider when preparing a house for a baby, and not just in the nursery. Here are a few random thoughts on happy green baby homemaking.


Meet Mama Greenest!

Meet Mama Greenest!

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Larger Than Life

Contrary to popular belief, macrobiotics is not simply a diet but a lifestyle, one that emphasizes living in harmony with the natural world.


Clean is Green

Now is the time to start taking care of yourself, ’cause taking care of you is taking care of baby. And if you plan on raising Baby green, it’s good to start building your arsenal of eco-friendly practices now.


Support (and I'm not just talking about a good bra)

A good support system is essential.


Welcome to Mama Greenest

I had waited long enough. I went to the store and bought one last pregnancy test. Unable to wait for home I ran into the bathroom at Barnes & Noble and sat nervously in the handicap stall. One minute. Two minutes. Beep! And there it was, clear as day. PREGNANT. Deep breath. Here we go…


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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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