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
GREEN HALLOWEEN IDEA: Eco-Friendly Halloween Decor

GREEN HALLOWEEN IDEA: Eco-Friendly Halloween Decor

The countdown to Halloween is on, and it’s time to transform your home into a festive, spirited, spooky dwelling. Leave the scary, giant footprints to Frankenstein’s creature, and tread

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Periwinklebloom Organic Toddler Clothing

Periwinklebloom Organic Toddler Clothing

Nothing captures and celebrates the timeless charm and enchanting spirit of little girls quite like Periwinklebloom clothing. Their 100% organic cotton toddler garments are homegrown and handcrafted in

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Under the Nile Organic Cotton Children’s Clothing

Under the Nile Organic Cotton Children's Clothing

Under the Nile has your little one covered from head to toe with their eco-friendly, fair trade fall and winter clothing made of 100% Egyptian organic cotton. When you purchase Under the Nile products,

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Think Pink and Shop Green for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Think Pink and Shop Green for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The entire month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and several great companies are donating a portion of their proceeds to help raise awareness and find a cure for breast cancer. Here are some

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Hanna Andersson’s Organic Cotton Family Collections

Hanna Andersson's Organic Cotton Family Collections

Why should children be the only ones who get to wear super soft, warm and toasty, cozy, cuddly organic cotton apparel? The folks at Hanna Andersson think your whole clan is worthy of quality clothing and

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Eco-Friendly Art Supplies for Mini Finger Painters

Eco-Friendly Art Supplies for Mini Finger Painters

Chances are, your toddler has already left his “artistic” mark somewhere in your home. Whether he draws swirls in his oatmeal, or left an original on your wall, compliments of his red crayon,

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Animal Attraction Pillows: Kiddie Decor Adults will Love

Animal Attraction Pillows: Kiddie Decor Adults will Love

Many a parent-to-be has been faced with the quandary of whether to sacrifice their personal design taste to usher kid-friendly decor into their home with wild abandon. Ballet slipper mobiles and sailboat

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Fair and Square: Sustainable Building Blocks for Kids

Fair and Square: Sustainable Building Blocks for Kids

Building blocks should be a staple item in every child’s repertoire. Aside from providing good, clean fun, playing with blocks helps develop hand-eye coordination, encourages an understanding of

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L.A.’s Little Seed Eco-Boutique

L.A.'s Little Seed Eco-Boutique

We reap what we sow…so if we plant the seeds of eco-awareness in our little ones, there is a good chance that future generations will blossom into green-minded thinkers and doers. L.A.’s

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Milk Jugs Get a Second Life as Green Toys

Milk Jugs Get a Second Life as Green Toys

The old adage, “There’s no use crying over spilled milk,” really is true for the folks at Green Toys, who recycle plastic milk containers to create sleek, functional eco-toys for tots.

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Little Chickie Wear’s Organic Cotton Collection

Little Chickie Wear's Organic Cotton Collection

What thoughts come to mind when you watch your baby sleep? “What a little angel?” “I have the cutest baby in the universe!” “He’s finally asleep!” Designer Gwen

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Simple Shoes Let Kids “Walk the Walk”

Simple Shoes Let Kids "Walk the Walk"

Today’s green movement is definitely gaining ground, but sometimes it’s hard to differentiate between who’s just ‘talking the talk’, and who’s actually ‘walking

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Tiny Revolutionary Eco-Tees

Tiny Revolutionary Eco-Tees

One of the many reasons babies and toddlers are so precious and refreshing is the fact that they wear their hearts on their sleeves. Whether they are crying and stomping their feet, nuzzling into you for

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Sculpted Twig Crayons Bring New Life to Drawings

Sculpted Twig Crayons Bring New Life to Drawings

Move over Crayola – something fresher and greener has arrived! Thanks to some resourceful, eco-savvy design innovation from Inntrax Twig Crayons, children can now shelve their old boxes of

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Choosing Thinkbaby Bottles is a No Brainer

Choosing Thinkbaby Bottles is a No Brainer

As a euphoric yet sleep deprived new parent, the last thing you will want to do is spend precious brainpower deciding which baby bottles are best for your little bundle of joy. Your head should be

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Healthy Green Maple Teether by Camden Rose

Healthy Green Maple Teether by Camden Rose

I think my baby girl may have been a puppy in a past life. I find myself saying, “Don’t put that in your mouth,” and “Don’t chew on that,” at least a hundred times a

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VOTE FOR INHABITOTS in The Homies 2008!

VOTE FOR INHABITOTS in The Homies 2008!

Calling all Inhabitots fans! We’re delighted to announce that Inhabitots has been nominated as one of the best kid’s design blogs of 2008 in “The Homies” awarded by Ohdeedoh! If

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