Beth Shea

Beth is the writer and founder of Petite Planet, a blog which focuses on eco-friendly living for families and informs parents of the best “green” choices for their babies and our planet. The birth of her daughter was her inspiration to take baby steps toward changing the world and preserving it for future generations. A former travel and spa writer, Beth swapped airline miles and body wraps for long stroller walks and quick showers. She is living her dream by being a mother and freelance writer. Follow Beth on Twitter @PetitePlanet
Naturepedic’s 2 in 1 organic cotton mattress offers the ideal way to transition tots from the crib to a big kid bed

Naturepedic’s 2 in 1 organic cotton mattress offers the ideal way to transition tots from the crib to a big kid bed

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Dad posts photo on Twitter of his son casually playing his iPad while leaning against “first lion” he killed

Dad posts photo on Twitter of his son casually playing his iPad while leaning against “first lion” he killed

We’re all still reeling from the brutal killing of beloved Cecil the lion, and our fresh emotional wounds have been ripped open with these horrifying photos showing young boys ages 7 and 9 posing

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Mini Rodini’s elephant print clothing collection pays homage to loveable pachyderms

Mini Rodini’s elephant print clothing collection pays homage to loveable pachyderms

Today is World Elephant Day and we’re celebrating beloved pachyderms by highlighting Mini Rodini’s irresistible clothing collection for babies and kids featuring a sweet, endearing elephant

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Trending: Moms calling hairstylists & make-up artists to the maternity ward to get photo-ready after labor & delivery

Trending: Moms calling hairstylists & make-up artists to the maternity ward to get photo-ready after labor & delivery

Perhaps it’s because moms want to look the way Duchess Kate looked mere hours after giving birth, with skillfully applied make-up that made her face glow and long locks perfectly styled and flowing

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6 recipes that put a delicious new spin on tried and true pasta dishes

6 recipes that put a delicious new spin on tried and true pasta dishes

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Black sheep T-shirt and sheep push toy gift bundle remind kids to celebrate their uniqueness

Black sheep T-shirt and sheep push toy gift bundle remind kids to celebrate their uniqueness

Inhabitots favorite Little Sapling Toys has teamed up with children’s organic clothing label Lot801 to deliver this delightful summer bundle to the lucky tots in your life. The limited edition

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Jurassic in a Jar DIY Terrarium from Twig is a great gift for dino loving kids

Jurassic in a Jar DIY Terrarium from Twig is a great gift for dino loving kids

Looking for a Mesozoic Era inspired gift for a dinosaur crazed kid? With the Jurassic World film taking the globe by storm, the extinct giants are even more popular than usual among the pint-sized set.

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LAST DAY TO ENTER TO WIN a twin size organic cotton mattress worth $494!

LAST DAY TO ENTER TO WIN a twin size organic cotton mattress worth $494!

Sleep. It’s no doubt one of the biggest topics on your radar as a parent. How much or how little sleep you and your kids are getting, co-sleeping, sleeping through the night, big kid beds… you

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Beatrix New York Wheelie Bags ensure smooth travels this summer & beyond

Beatrix New York Wheelie Bags ensure smooth travels this summer & beyond

Traveling with a ‘big kid’ this summer? Equip your flight companion with her very own Wheelie Bag from Beatrix New York to make her feel special and self-sufficient and to lighten your load!

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‘The Garden Ape’ is a magical short film created to inspire people to grow wilder gardens

‘The Garden Ape’ is a magical short film created to inspire people to grow wilder gardens

Gardens are not only the birthplace of physical nourishment and sustenance, they are also the backdrop for relaxation, inspiration, adventure and meditation. For these reasons, ‘Miraculously

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Kids in San Juan Capistrano help design and build new, eco-friendly Green Park

Kids in San Juan Capistrano help design and build new, eco-friendly Green Park

On Earth Day, Yokohama Tire Corporation teamed up with KaBOOM!, a nonprofit committed to bringing active play into the daily lives of children, along with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County,

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Tegu’s Stunt Team collection brings thrills to the playroom

Tegu’s Stunt Team collection brings thrills to the playroom

Make your little daredevil’s lofty dreams come to life on a small scale in the playroom with Tegu’s newest arrival: the Stunt Team collection. Even their names summon excitement: Looper,

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PlanetBox launches BottleRocket water bottle as the perfect fit for their waste-free lunch systems

PlanetBox launches BottleRocket water bottle as the perfect fit for their waste-free lunch systems

Just when I thought I couldn’t be any more smitten with my kids’ PlanetBox lunch boxes for being totally easy to pack due to their streamlined, waste-free design, the company has just launched

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Wearable breastfeeding tent keeps nursing moms covered-up in public

Wearable breastfeeding tent keeps nursing moms covered-up in public

Breastfeeding moms are certainly going to be happy campers now that they can discreetly feed their little ones in the great outdoors (or amongst the highly judgmental public) with Colemom’s wearable

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YumEarth’s Sour Jelly Beans will sweeten your kid’s Easter basket

YumEarth’s Sour Jelly Beans will sweeten your kid’s Easter basket

Pucker up! Just in time for Easter, YumEarth is stocking store shelves with a delicious candy that kids will love. Yes, it’s candy… but if you’re going to treat your kids, YumEarth candy

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MilkBarn’s burp cloths are so cute that you won’t mind the spit-up

MilkBarn’s burp cloths are so cute that you won’t mind the spit-up

Spit-up comes part and parcel with babies — so why not equip yourself with some seriously drool-worthy burp cloths to dab your little one’s tiny pout? MilkBarn’s spring 2015 collection

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Color Pebbles wooden dolls add a fun & fashionable flair to Easter baskets

Color Pebbles wooden dolls add a fun & fashionable flair to Easter baskets

Step aside Peeps, because Pebbles are coming to this year’s Easter Baskets. Color Pebbles from Rock and Pebble are tiny (2.1 inches to be exact) wooden dolls dressed to impress — and

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5 ‘fun’ things you can do with your baby’s placenta

5 ‘fun’ things you can do with your baby’s placenta

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