Are You A Green Mom?

green mom in supermarket shoppingIf you’ve been reading MG for a while, you know that the name of this site is a bit tongue-in-cheek. I started writing as Mommy Greenest in 2008, when I was still driving a gas-guzzling Volvo. And although I share suggestions about how to reduce the amount of toxic chemicals you and your family are exposed to on a daily basis, I’m not the eco police. So when I discovered Influence Central’s latest “Green Moms” report, I had to share. After reading it, I now know what kind of green mom I am. What kind are you? [Read more…]

97% of Readers Trust Mommy Greenest!

Mommy Greenest survey logoSurvey says! This is the second time I’ve asked for your opinion when it comes to Mommy Greenest, and the response was overwhelming. First, more than 200 of you responded—amazing!—and 97% reported they “trust Mommy Greenest Approved product recommendations.” Yes! [insert fist pump here] You can’t imagine how happy this makes me. Thank you for putting your trust in me! Many of you said things like… [Read more…]

Mommy Greenest on EcoHabitude

“We dig Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff’s take on being a green mommy: she leads by example, but is never a ‘sustaina-bully’. Her blog is like a super resource for green parents as she writes about things like getting rid of lice without toxic chemicals to detoxing your closet; she interviews green celebs and she keeps it real with environmental issues you should know about that may effect you and your family.” Thanks so much for including me in your 6 Inspiring Green Mamas story, EcoHabitude!

I’m Not the Eco Police

mommy greenest eco police policewoman angie dickinson photoEver since I started writing as Mommy Greenest, I’ve noticed people avoiding me. Not my close friends, obviously. But the casual friendships—those afternoon coffee invitations that turn into weekend playdates with wine? I’m getting less and less of them.

I’ve heard, “Oh, don’t let Rachel see that,” as a plastic water bottle is shoved into a purse, and “She had fries—don’t kill me!” as my daughter is returned home from a playdate.

They think I’m the eco police. [Read more…]

Mommy Greenest in Delicious Living

Photo of family sitting at a table in news story quoting Mommy Greenest on Delicious Living“There’s a lot of news about unhealthy foods and toxic chemicals in our lives, and it can get overwhelming,” says Rachel Sarnoff, former CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World and blogger at Mommy Greenest. “It’s tempting to act like the proverbial ostrich and just try to ignore anything that sounds scary…The great news is that even small actions can add up to a huge healthy impact.” –Delicious Living online; look for the full story in their fall issue, on stands in October!