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
Enter to Win a ZumZum balance bike worth $249!

Enter to Win a ZumZum balance bike worth $249!

It’s every kid’s dream come true — a brand new bike! We’re offering the chance to win the coolest new balance bike on the market to one lucky Inhabi-tot! The ZumZum all-terrain

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Pope Francis once again tells mothers to breastfeed their babies in public without worry or hesitation during baptism service

Pope Francis once again tells mothers to breastfeed their babies in public without worry or hesitation during baptism service

A year ago we reported that Pope Francis encouraged mothers to breastfeed their babies during the infants’ baptism service in the Sistine Chapel. Cut to today’s service, wherein the beloved

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Noli Noli handmade wooden toys bring sustainable charm to playtime

Noli Noli handmade wooden toys bring sustainable charm to playtime

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Announcing the winners of Inhabitots’ 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Announcing the winners of Inhabitots’ 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards!

We’re pleased to announce the winners of Inhabitots’ 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards! Thank you for casting your votes to tell us which stories of the past year resonated with you the most

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Yoga Joes: Classic Army Men Toys Swap Guns for Yoga Mats to Become Mindful Action Figures

Yoga Joes: Classic Army Men Toys Swap Guns for Yoga Mats to Become Mindful Action Figures

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Top 6 editors’ choice stories of 2014 – Help us choose the winner!

Top 6 editors’ choice stories of 2014 – Help us choose the winner!

It was no easy feat, but we have chosen our top 6 favorite Inhabitots stories of 2014 — and we need your help deciding which story was the best one of the year. We were all captivated by this 5

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Top 6 green kids design stories of 2014 –  What impressed you the most?

Top 6 green kids design stories of 2014 – What impressed you the most?

From a tiny wrist phone for kids that resembles something from a James Bond movie to a revolutionary 3D printed prosthetic hand, in 2014, many ingenious and innovative green designs for the next

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Top 6 green parenting stories of 2014 – Which one did you like best?

Top 6 green parenting stories of 2014 – Which one did you like best?

Modern day parenting is no cakewalk. Constantly shifting insights gained via ever-evolving research, an increasing reliance on technology, and the hovering paranoia that now consume us in the

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Top 6 most popular Inhabitots stories of 2014 – Vote for your favorite!

Top 6 most popular Inhabitots stories of 2014 – Vote for your favorite!

We can’t believe it’s already time to bid farewell to 2014! Over the past year we’ve seen a variety of standout stories that have delighted us, entertained us, made us stretch our

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Merry Christmas blocks spell holiday greetings or stack up as whimsical tree decor

Merry Christmas blocks spell holiday greetings or stack up as whimsical tree decor

Whether you need a perch with a message for your Elf on the Shelf, or you’d like your own little elf to learn how to spell holiday greetings, these Merry Christmas blocks from Uncle Goose make

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Spot it! Holidays is a Festive, Action-Packed Stocking Stuffer

Spot it! Holidays is a Festive, Action-Packed Stocking Stuffer

Unplug this holiday season with a good old-fashioned card game that your whole family, young and old, is sure to love. Spot it! Holidays is a super fun game comprised of 55 cards that feature festive

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15 Enchanting Green Gifts for Big Kids

15 Enchanting Green Gifts for Big Kids

Making your list and checking it twice? Don’t fret about what to get all of the big kids you know this holiday season — we’ve taken the guesswork out of coming up with the coolest gifts

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Announcing Inhabitots’ 2014 Green Halloween Costume Contest Finalists! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE!

Announcing Inhabitots’ 2014 Green Halloween Costume Contest Finalists! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE!

We are thrilled to announce we have chosen the finalists in Inhabitots’ Green Halloween Costume Contest! Now we need your help in selecting the winners who will be awarded these fabulous prizes

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Inhabitots’ 2014 Green Halloween Costume Contest!

Inhabitots’ 2014 Green Halloween Costume Contest!

Now that you’ve taken more Halloween pics than you can believe, it’s time to choose the best and enter your kids’ costumes in Inhabitots’ Green Halloween™ Costume Contest!

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7 Awesome Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids!

7 Awesome Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids!

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Organic Rompers & Dolls in Matching Outfits Will Delight Little Snuggle Bunnies

Organic Rompers & Dolls in Matching Outfits Will Delight Little Snuggle Bunnies

Brooklyn-based organic kids clothing company Winter Water Factory and Brooklyn-based small handmade doll business Hazel Village have teamed up to produce one of the cutest baby gifts we’ve ever

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Elsa & Anna from Disney’s Frozen are Now on Sweet & Soft Organic Pajamas from Hanna Andersson

Elsa & Anna from Disney’s Frozen are Now on Sweet & Soft Organic Pajamas from Hanna Andersson

Just in time for crisp fall and cold winter weather, kids can cuddle up for bedtime in Hanna Andersson’s new organic pajamas featuring Elsa or Anna from the hit Disney movie Frozen! Available in

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10 Amazing Homemade Halloween Costumes for Kids

10 Amazing Homemade Halloween Costumes for Kids

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