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
Amazing wooden grocery stand lets kids set up shop!

Amazing wooden grocery stand lets kids set up shop!

We’re absolutely sure that there’s not a kid on the planet who wouldn’t be thrilled with this amazing wooden grocery stand. Handmade in Germany with solid Beech wood finished with

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New Rhode Island law allocates a measly 20 minutes of recess time for kids

New Rhode Island law allocates a measly 20 minutes of recess time for kids

The empty playground scene above has become all too common in today’s schools. Recess time is at an all time low in American schools, with many schools cutting back recess to mere minutes a day, or

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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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PlanToys play sets are tiny worlds of eco fun, from the ice cream shop to the bakery & beyond

PlanToys play sets are tiny worlds of eco fun, from the ice cream shop to the bakery & beyond

If a huge dollhouse or city-minded play set seems too big or overwhelming for your toddler, then PlanToys has the perfect option: tiny little neighborhood haunts that are packed with details but

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Waldorf inspired play garden patch has veggies kids can plant and pick

Waldorf inspired play garden patch has veggies kids can plant and pick

Your child will be super excited to receive this adorable and educational garden patch. Little ones may pretend to plant and harvest their garden which is packed full of healthy realistic vegetables,

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Poland’s Tymianek Cafe reinvents the dining out experience for families

Poland's Tymianek Cafe reinvents the dining out experience for families

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American Academy of Pediatrics urges adults to protect children from virtual violence

American Academy of Pediatrics urges adults to protect children from virtual violence

Childhood exposure to media violence is not a new topic in the United States, but it is an issue that’s growing in scope. With so much technology aimed at children, such as tablets, gaming

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The stylish Boomini White can be used as a play platform or bookcase

The stylish Boomini White can be used as a play platform or bookcase

Boomini White is a beautiful multistory dollhouse with a scale 1:6 and is available with or without furniture, making it perfect for play or as an original piece of furniture in your home (think clever

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Tiny Fox Hole is a mama-run, handmade cornucopia of enchanting wooden treasures for babies & tots

Tiny Fox Hole is a mama-run, handmade cornucopia of enchanting wooden treasures for babies & tots

If you’re looking for a go-to toy shop for gorgeous wooden, heirloom quality toys, then Tiny Fox Hole has got your back. This Etsy shop is packed with sweet, safe toys made for babies and toddlers,

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Organic fruit and veggie cart allows kids to mimic farmer’s market fun

Organic fruit and veggie cart allows kids to mimic farmer's market fun

Kids love playing pretend with play kitchens and play food, and this organic fruit and vegetable cart adds even more layers of fun to food role play. This toy looks like a cute little Farmer’s

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Limited edition VW bus inspired bed is perfect for kids cruising off to sleep

Limited edition VW bus inspired bed is perfect for kids cruising off to sleep

Circu designs magical, awe-inspiring furniture for children, or adults who are young at heart. Although their range is expansive, our favorite piece is the Bun Van, a dreamy VW inspired bus bed. More

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This wooden play kitchen is the perfect accessory for your little chef-in-training

This wooden play kitchen is the perfect accessory for your little chef-in-training

This beautiful and detailed play kitchen, made by Drewart Company, is lovely, affordable and the perfect toy to spark your child’s imagination. This alder wood kitchen set comes complete with two

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UnPaper Towels on a roll will help you banish disposable paper towels forever

UnPaper Towels on a roll will help you banish disposable paper towels forever

A recent survey shows that more than 95.9% of American households used paper towels in 2011. Other research shows that 13 billion pounds of paper towels are used annually. Worse, you can’t recycle

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13 giant & cozy bird nests that will comfort and enchant children (and adults)

13 giant & cozy bird nests that will comfort and enchant children (and adults)

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HOW TO: Make a DIY organic rainbow cake without toxic chemical food colors

HOW TO: Make a DIY organic rainbow cake without toxic chemical food colors

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North Forty Design Framehouse offers a blank canvas for play and relaxation

North Forty Design Framehouse offers a blank canvas for play and relaxation

With its simple, yet pleasing design aspects, and open-ended play possibilities, the North Forty Design Framehouse is the ideal playhouse for your kiddos. Perfect for use indoors, the open structure

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HULKI supersized animal playhouses are 100% recyclable

HULKI supersized animal playhouses are 100% recyclable

HULKI’s goal is to rid the world of dull plastic toys while bringing back imaginative play. HULKIs are vibrant, supersized playhouses in the shape of various kid-friendly animals. Fashioned with

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Boomini wood dollhouse brings sophisticated Scandinavian design to the playroom

Boomini wood dollhouse brings sophisticated Scandinavian design to the playroom

The uber sophisticated Boomini wood dollhouse with furniture will appeal to parents who are fans of Scandinavian design, and it’s also packed with plenty of fun that will engage kids for hours on

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