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
Handcrafted unicorn horn headbands open new portals of magical make believe

Handcrafted unicorn horn headbands open new portals of magical make believe

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Spellbinding, spectacular Harry Potter-themed Christmas tree

Spellbinding, spectacular Harry Potter-themed Christmas tree

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The pacifier we’ve all been waiting for pops closed to stay clean when it falls

The pacifier we've all been waiting for pops closed to stay clean when it falls

To pacify or not to pacify? There are as many answers to that question as there are parents. Our first child and her pacifier were inseparable… except for the countless times she dropped it like a

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Printable, reversible Advent calendar stacks up to a festive, interactive Christmas countdown

Printable, reversible Advent calendar stacks up to a festive, interactive Christmas countdown

We can’t believe it either, but the countdown to Christmas is almost here! Smallful’s printable, reversible Advent calendar combines two of a tot’s favorite things: building with blocks

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Mother/Daughter & Mother/Son journals are gifts that will be cherished for a lifetime

Mother/Daughter & Mother/Son journals are gifts that will be cherished for a lifetime

What do you get for the kid who has everything? How about a precious, historical memento they can cherish forever? Storycatcher Katie Clemons’ Between Mom and Me Mother Son Journal and Love Mom and

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Voting has begun in our Green Halloween Costume Contest! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE COSTUME NOW!

Voting has begun in our Green Halloween Costume Contest! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE COSTUME NOW!

Halloween has arrived, and the dress-up fun is in full swing here at Inhabitots! Our Green Halloween Costume Contest finalists for 2016 are pouring in — and they’re equal parts spooky and

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Announcing Inhabitots’ 2016 Halloween Costume Contest! ENTER NOW!

Announcing Inhabitots' 2016 Halloween Costume Contest! ENTER NOW!

It’s time to get into the spirit of Halloween by entering our annual Green Halloween Costume Contest! Gather round little ghouls and goblins and conjure up your best, most creative homemade costume

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‘Time Capsule’ offers kids an awesome opportunity to immortalize their childhood

'Time Capsule' offers kids an awesome opportunity to immortalize their childhood

While most children’s entertainment today focuses on screen-induced distraction, we’ve found a fun way for children to travel inside themselves on a ponderous journey to discover their

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7 super easy yet totally awesome DIY Halloween costumes for kids

7 super easy yet totally awesome DIY Halloween costumes for kids

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Nathan Sawaya’s The Art of the Brick exhibit elevates LEGO to an art form

Nathan Sawaya's The Art of the Brick exhibit elevates LEGO to an art form

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Ten things you DON’T need to buy for your new baby

Ten things you DON'T need to buy for your new baby

“How can one tiny baby possibly need all of this stuff?” It’s a question new parents usually ask themselves as they stock up with countless purchases to accommodate the arrival of their

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10 amazing homemade Halloween costumes for kids

10 amazing homemade Halloween costumes for kids

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Olli Ella Reva woven changing tray is a lovely alternative to a changing table

Olli Ella Reva woven changing tray is a lovely alternative to a changing table

A changing table is on our list of things you DON’T need to buy for your baby. Looking for a design-minded alternative that’s stylish, reusable, and will fit seamlessly into your home’s

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Moose the Worry Mutt Goes to Doggie Daycare helps kids learn to manage anxiety

Moose the Worry Mutt Goes to Doggie Daycare helps kids learn to manage anxiety

Who better than a dog to teach kids about reducing anxiety? Studies show that kids who have a pet dog are less likely to experience childhood anxiety — which is why lovable and anxious worrywart

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Dad and his 6 kids spend a year painting over 1,000 rocks to hide them around town for a massive game of “I Spy”

Dad and his 6 kids spend a year painting over 1,000 rocks to hide them around town for a massive game of "I Spy"

Michigan is once again raising the bar on fun and engaging street art. First artist Jonathan Wright places enchanting fairy doors all over Ann Arbor to delight locals, and now even more creative

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This Unicorn Animal Hat will turn winter into a wonderland

This Unicorn Animal Hat will turn winter into a wonderland

Who doesn’t love unicorns? Instill an affinity for the mythical creatures in your babe from a young age with Oeuf’s Unicorn Animal Hat. Available in sizes for newborns 0-6 months to kids 4-6

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Green Girl World Tiny Tote Bags are the perfect accessory for after school activities

Green Girl World Tiny Tote Bags are the perfect accessory for after school activities

Looking for a trusty tote for your child to take to after-school activities? Green Girl World has the most adorable collection of Tiny Tote Bags featuring bold, vibrant, cheery designs on both sides,

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World’s first breastfeeding bench/changing table installed in a public park in Croatia to normalize nursing

World's first breastfeeding bench/changing table installed in a public park in Croatia to normalize nursing

Ines Petek (Photo credit: Croatian Breastfeeding Support Group – HUGPD) Although breastfeeding is a completely natural act between mother and child, people are still trying to normalize the process all

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