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
Kids Can Tread Lightly on the Earth in PLAE’s Hip Vegan Shoes

Kids Can Tread Lightly on the Earth in PLAE’s Hip Vegan Shoes

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Control Toys’ Collection of Child Restraint Products Force Kids to Do as They’re Told

Control Toys’ Collection of Child Restraint Products Force Kids to Do as They’re Told

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Lather Up With Beautycounter’s Dreamy New Kidscounter Nontoxic Bath Collection

Lather Up With Beautycounter’s Dreamy New Kidscounter Nontoxic Bath Collection

When we bathe our kids, the goal is to get them squeaky clean sans chemicals and toxins, yet we know all too well that the marketplace is rife with bath products that are far from safe. So when we heard

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Mom Builds a Dollhouse Inside a Guitar for Her Music Loving Daughter

Mom Builds a Dollhouse Inside a Guitar for Her Music Loving Daughter

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Announcing the Winners of Inhabitots’ 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Announcing the Winners of Inhabitots’ 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Photo by Shutterstock Inhabitots readers have spoken! Thank you to everyone who voted in our Best of 2013 polls — we are pleased to announce the winners in each category! What a great year 2013 was

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Top 6 Green Parenting Stories of 2013 – Which One Did You Like Best?

Top 6 Green Parenting Stories of 2013 – Which One Did You Like Best?

Inspiring stories that we can all relate to, and reporting that makes us really think about modern-day parenting are at the top of our list when it comes to publishing content that will resonate with our

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Top 6 Green Kids Design Stories of 2013 – Which Innovative Design Wowed You the Most?

Top 6 Green Kids Design Stories of 2013 – Which Innovative Design Wowed You the Most?

We’re more and more astounded every year with the amazing green designs that abound for kids. Whether we’re transfixed by a ‘castle in the air’ tree house, caught coveting a cozy

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Top 6 Editors’ Choice Stories of 2013 – Help Us Choose the Winner!

Top 6 Editors’ Choice Stories of 2013 – Help Us Choose the Winner!

When we put our heads together to come up with our favorite Inhabitots stories of 2013, we had a seriously challenging time narrowing the field to the six stories that would make our Editors’ Choice

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Top 6 Most Popular Inhabitots Stories of 2013  – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Most Popular Inhabitots Stories of 2013 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Drumroll please! It’s that time of year when we reveal the most popular Inhabitots stories of 2013! Enticing recipe how-tos dominated our top 6 most read posts this year. You won’t want to

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PHOTO: Gisele Bündchen Breastfeeds Her Daughter While Getting Glam

PHOTO: Gisele Bündchen Breastfeeds Her Daughter While Getting Glam

Remember when Gisele Bündchen said she thought that women the world over should be required to breastfeed by law? The model mom is practicing what she preaches by proudly nursing her 1 year-old daughter,

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Inhabitat’s 2013 Green Holiday Gift Guide is Live! Shop Now!

Inhabitat’s 2013 Green Holiday Gift Guide is Live! Shop Now!

Ready to get all of your holiday shopping done in one fell swoop from the comforts of your own home? Inhabitat’s 2013 Green Holiday Gift Guide has just launched, and it’s packed with savvy

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Happy Thanksgiving from Inhabitots!

Happy Thanksgiving from Inhabitots!

Photo by Shutterstock Happy Thanksgiving, Inhabitotters! We wish you all a wonderful, joyful celebration with family and friends. Read on to see what the Inhabitots team is most thankful for this year!

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Announcing the Winners of Inhabitots’ Green Halloween Costume Contest!

Announcing the Winners of Inhabitots’ Green Halloween Costume Contest!

And now the moment you’ve all been waiting for! The revelation of the prize winners for best costume-clad kiddos in our Green Halloween Costume Contest! Your creativity was unrivaled this year, and

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Announcing Inhabitots’ 2013 Green Halloween Costume Contest Finalists! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE!

Announcing Inhabitots’ 2013 Green Halloween Costume Contest Finalists! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE!

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Little Bear Knit Baby Set is Lovingly Handmade with Fair Trade Bolivian Alpaca

Little Bear Knit Baby Set is Lovingly Handmade with Fair Trade Bolivian Alpaca

Babies certainly don’t hibernate for the winter, but when bundled up all warm and cozy in this Little Bear Knit Baby Set, we think a nice, long nap is sure to follow. The set includes a beanie

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LAST CHANCE: You can still enter the 2013 Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume Contest Until 6PM tonight!

LAST CHANCE: You can still enter the 2013 Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume Contest Until 6PM tonight!

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO ENTER! Submission deadline is tonight at 6pm EST. ATTENTION CREATIVE GREEN PARENTS! IF YOU MADE SOME AWESOME DIY COSTUMES THIS YEAR FOR HALLOWEEN – ENTER THEM INTO OUR

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Giant, Creepy Victorian Houses Made Entirely of LEGOS by Mike Doyle

Giant, Creepy Victorian Houses Made Entirely of LEGOS by Mike Doyle

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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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