It’s easy to look around the world today and realize that changes to the way we live need to be made to benefit Earth. It’s just as easy, though, to get completely overwhelmed by the number of changes you could make. Sometimes, the huge number of possibilities can paralyze us.…
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Written by: Marissa Huntsman
“Old McDonald had a dairy farm” and the Mom It Forward team along with members of our community spent a fall morning learning and exploring Pappy’s Farm located in Ogden, Utah. We learned about the farm life from the owner of Pappy’s Farm – Harry Papageorge.
Learning On the Farm
Just as humans work hard to maintain a healthy diet filled with vital vitamins and minerals, the nutrition of a dairy cow is closely monitored. Between the farmer …
The first day of school is fast approaching which means it’s time to start organizing yourself for school day routines, including lunch. While school lunches can be a hassle for parents, they can also be a hassle for the environment…. A typical brown bag lunch packed with disposable materials
Don’t tell the authorities, but I’m a cold-hearted killer…of ants. I refuse to tolerate anything with more than four legs living in my house, so each summer I have a new group of invaders to deal with.
I hate to do so with chemicals…, though, especially since I have
Home water conservation should be at the top of your mind. Whether for drinking, cleaning, bathing, or gardening, when the warmer season moves in our home water usage usually rises. That’s because there’s a lot of water-related chores and activities associated with the changes in temperature.
At the same time…
Living in peace with the world that surrounds us is of crucial importance. We have to preserve it for as long as possible so we can live a life in a healthy environment…. However, apart from doing this ourselves, it is vital we pass on this green way of
Earth Day, April 22, is approaching and that means it’s time once again assess our choices and how they impact the environment. One way to make a positive impact on the environment is through organic …farming. Eating organic is not only better for our bodies, but better for
This year, we decked our halls with a 9-foot Douglas Fir. For our family, a real tree is
Our family loves to drink water. We are constantly drinking water… out of water bottles in an effort to get the best tasting water we can. One of my pet peaves is finding empty water bottles lying around. I am really trying to be cautious of the amount of