Jennifer Chait

Jennifer is a full-time freelance writer in the rainy Pacific Northwest and mom to a killer 13-year-old boy. Her writing background includes website content, blogs, copy for non-profits, web projects, national magazine articles and business proposals and grants. Beyond writing for Inhabitots and Inhabitat, Jennifer is admin and social media manager at VeggieBoards, plus writes for Growing a Green Family and a handful of other green-minded websites. Activities and obsessions other than writing include music, books, nature, chill people and barrels of coffee. Follow Jennifer on Twitter @jenniferchait
Jennifer Chait
7 reusable waste-free lunch bags for tweens and teens + lunch packing tips for older kids

7 reusable waste-free lunch bags for tweens and teens + lunch packing tips for older kids

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Cacoon: An indoor/outdoor hanging tent that you can take anywhere

Cacoon: An indoor/outdoor hanging tent that you can take anywhere

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Skip Hop’s first back to school gear collection for big kids is here just in time

Skip Hop’s first back to school gear collection for big kids is here just in time

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Mountain Buggy’s Juno baby carrier accommodates kids from the newborn stage through the toddler years

Mountain Buggy’s Juno baby carrier accommodates kids from the newborn stage through the toddler years

Mountain Buggy’s goal is to, “enable parents to live a life without limit,” and their new Juno Baby Carrier definitely fits the bill. Mountain Buggy’s Juno multifunctional carrier

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Whimsical solar mason jars harness the sunlight to provide a soft glow in baby’s nursery come nightfall

Whimsical solar mason jars harness the sunlight to provide a soft glow in baby’s nursery come nightfall

Kerri Lee has charmed us in the past with her classic wooden nursery accessories, and now her new whimsical mason jars light up your child’s space. Of course, you can make homemade mason jar lights

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Laser cut robot tiles can be mixed and matched to make an array of robot figures

Laser cut robot tiles can be mixed and matched to make an array of robot figures

If you’re stumped about what to get a child in your life for a birthday or other holiday, this cute toy set is an excellent choice. Handmade Robot Tiles allow children (and adults) to use their

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Expansive study finds major advantages for children of working moms

Expansive study finds major advantages for children of working moms

A new massive study recently conducted at Harvard Business School shows that adult women who grew up with mothers in the work force are more likely to have jobs, supervisory responsibility and earn higher

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Mister Alphabet figurine is designed to bend into every letter of the alphabet for fun, hands-on learning

Mister Alphabet figurine is designed to bend into every letter of the alphabet for fun, hands-on learning

Mister Alphabet, currently in the middle of a Kickstarter campaign, is so adorable that you’ll want to hop on board to make this educational toy concept a reality. Made in the USA, Mister Alphabet

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15 ways to upcycle old furniture into new creations for kids

15 ways to upcycle old furniture into new creations for kids

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The Honest Farm Toy teaches about the horrors of factory farming

The Honest Farm Toy teaches about the horrors of factory farming

At first glance, the barn containing “The Honest Farm Toy” looks idyllic, but simply open the barn and you’ll find that this toy reveals the horrors of factory farming. The Honest Farm

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The Mama Sherpas documentary highlights the importance of midwives in halting America’s rising C-section rate

The Mama Sherpas documentary highlights the importance of midwives in halting America’s rising C-section rate

From executive producers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein (The Business of Being Born) comes The Mama Sherpas, a documentary film about the growing shift in the birth industry and the increasing role of

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Sustainable Miniguum crib functions beyond the baby stage as a chic toy box or play table

Sustainable Miniguum crib functions beyond the baby stage as a chic toy box or play table

The Miniguum is a highly innovative and beautifully designed crib that you can use for years to come. More than a simple cradle, this sleeping space goes above and beyond most crib conversions and can be

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16 kid-friendly recycled Mason jar crafts and projects

16 kid-friendly recycled Mason jar crafts and projects

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10 super fun DIY outdoor games!

10 super fun DIY outdoor games!

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14 eco-friendly, toddler-proof decor items for design-savvy parents

14 eco-friendly, toddler-proof decor items for design-savvy parents

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HOW TO: Make homemade organic fruit swirl tie-dye popsicles

HOW TO: Make homemade organic fruit swirl tie-dye popsicles

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Luona Handmade’s serene, wooden range of indoor/outdoor furniture provides soothing spaces for your family

Luona Handmade’s serene, wooden range of indoor/outdoor furniture provides soothing spaces for your family

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Kids can soar into dreamland as superheroes with DC Comics organic sleepwear from Hanna Andersson

Kids can soar into dreamland as superheroes with DC Comics organic sleepwear from Hanna Andersson

Superhero loving kiddos will adore the new DC Comics sleepwear from Hanna Anderson. Made sustainably with Oeko-Tex certified 100% organic cotton, kids can channel their inner Batman, Superman or Wonder

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