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
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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LAST CHANCE to Win a Republic Bike Kids Cargo Bike (worth $349) in Inhabitots’ back to school giveaway

LAST CHANCE to Win a Republic Bike Kids Cargo Bike (worth $349) in Inhabitots' back to school giveaway

It’s time to head back to school — and what better way for your child to roll up to class than on this showstopping Kids Cargo Bike? We’ve teamed up with Republic Bike to give one lucky

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Customize My Little Family dolls to look just like your clan

Customize My Little Family dolls to look just like your clan

What could be more charming and entertaining for your child than having a set of dolls made in your family’s likeness to play with in his/her dollhouse and playroom? My Little Family Dolls may be

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Dutch kids get to pedal their way to school on this awesome Bicycle School Bus

Dutch kids get to pedal their way to school on this awesome Bicycle School Bus

We’ve learned that Dutch children can build their own village in four days using teamwork, so it’s no surprise that the enterprising kids can also team up to power the Bicycle School Bus.

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Cross country team takes shelter dogs for a jog, resulting in runner’s highs all around

Cross country team takes shelter dogs for a jog, resulting in runner's highs all around

What do you get when you pair runners with shelter dogs? Pure bliss for humans and pooches alike. St. Joseph High School Cross Country Coach Luis Escobar came up with the brilliant idea to team-up his

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Parents build their baby an ingenious wheelchair after she is paralyzed by cancer

Parents build their baby an ingenious wheelchair after she is paralyzed by cancer

Evelyn Moore is only 13 months-old, yet she has endured more in her short life than most ever will. Diagnosed with a stage 4 neuroblastoma tumor on her spine at four months-old, Evelyn went through eight

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Republic Bike’s Kids Cargo Bike is THE coolest ride for pint-sized commuters

Republic Bike's Kids Cargo Bike is THE coolest ride for pint-sized commuters

Kids can roll back to school and all over the neighborhood in style on the amazing kids cargo bike from Republic Bike. Easily the sleekest bike for little ones we’ve ever seen, adventure calls and

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Kazoo is a fantastic new magazine that inspires girls to be smart, strong & true to themselves

Kazoo is a fantastic new magazine that inspires girls to be smart, strong & true to themselves

Kazoo Magazine, a print publication for girls ages 5-10 just debuted its inaugural issue. The brainchild of Editor-in-Chief, Erin Bried, who worked at Conde Nast for two decades on multiple magazines

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Mind Yeti is a priceless (free!) online program for teaching kids mindfulness & meditation

Mind Yeti is a priceless (free!) online program for teaching kids mindfulness & meditation

Teaching your children how to meditate is a gift that will benefit their well-being for a lifetime. But the concept of sitting still and focusing your thoughts can seem too lofty for many young kids

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Clek’s Olli booster seat provides a safe, green and comfortable ride for big kids

Clek's Olli booster seat provides a safe, green and comfortable ride for big kids

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Color Kitchen’s vegan, gluten-free, natural food dye kit derives a rainbow of hues from Mother Nature

Color Kitchen's vegan, gluten-free, natural food dye kit derives a rainbow of hues from Mother Nature

Tis the season for summer birthday parties, backyard bashes and baking bonanzas — so there are plenty of treats to top in a rainbow of colors for special events and summer fun. The problem is, we

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Inhabitots’ summer bucket list for kids!

Inhabitots' summer bucket list for kids!

Happy first day of summer! We LOVE summertime because it presents an opportunity to take a break from rigorous school schedules, extracurricular activities, sports commitments, etc. and sloooowww down.

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Designed by Dad: 10 fathers create amazing labors of love for their kids

Designed by Dad: 10 fathers create amazing labors of love for their kids

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Sunray Arch is a bright & cheery toy for tots

Sunray Arch is a bright & cheery toy for tots

Let the sun shine in the playroom with this vibrant Sunray Arch toy that will double as cheery decor when not in use. Made using a single piece of sustainable Linden tree wood and given its rich hues via

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