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
The Snack Stack Enables Green, Waste-Free Snacking On-the-Go

The Snack Stack Enables Green, Waste-Free Snacking On-the-Go

Available in a virtual rainbow of colors, the versatile Snack Stack by Re-Play is the perfect snack container for school lunches, play dates, picnics on the beach and more. Made in the USA from recycled

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Too Much Screen Time May Prevent Kids from Being Able to Read Facial Emotions

Too Much Screen Time May Prevent Kids from Being Able to Read Facial Emotions

It’s no secret that kids spend far too much time sitting in front of screens and plenty of research says this growing screen addiction is far from healthy. Now though, new research out of the

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Aloetree Kids Clothing Company Aims to Raise Funds to Prevent Child Trafficking

Aloetree Kids Clothing Company Aims to Raise Funds to Prevent Child Trafficking

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5 Great Reasons to Send a Homemade Packed Lunch to School with Your Child

5 Great Reasons to Send a Homemade Packed Lunch to School with Your Child

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PackIt Lunch Bags Keep Packed Lunches Cold & Fresh for 10 Hours

PackIt Lunch Bags Keep Packed Lunches Cold & Fresh for 10 Hours

The original PackIt lunch bag is a great option for packing waste-free lunches for your child to take to school. The biggest perk of PackIt is you won’t need to freeze tons of little ice packs,

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5 Excellent Reasons to Make Your Kids Walk to School

5 Excellent Reasons to Make Your Kids Walk to School

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JeongMee Yoon Explores the Relationship Between Color Choices and Gender Roles in Her “Pink & Blue Project”

JeongMee Yoon Explores the Relationship Between Color Choices and Gender Roles in Her “Pink & Blue Project”

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Bloom’s Luxo Crib and Dresser Add European Flair to the Nursery

Bloom’s Luxo Crib and Dresser Add European Flair to the Nursery

The Luxo sleep baby bed by Bloom is a beautifully designed cot bed that provides a sleep space for newborns up to five years of age, thanks to a conversion accessory. The Luxo has gently curved ends and

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Female Scientist LEGO Minifigs Come to Life Via Their Own Twitter Account!

Female Scientist LEGO Minifigs Come to Life Via Their Own Twitter Account!

Back in April 2012, LEGO CUUSOO member Alatariel submitted a Female Minifigure Set project. Alatariel’s female Minifig scientists were designed not only to expand the amount of female Minifigs in

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Tell Fisher Price to Remove Toxic Flame Retardants from Their Products

Tell Fisher Price to Remove Toxic Flame Retardants from Their Products

In a recent study led by Duke University, 100% of mothers and children tested were positive for TDCIPP, a common flame retardant in furniture. Research shows that TDCIPP is a very likely carcinogen to

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Retro Schoolhouse Desk is an Eco Homework Haven

Retro Schoolhouse Desk is an Eco Homework Haven

This bright and shiny vintage-inspired desk will make homework almost fun! Ok, maybe not fun, but stylish for sure. Made with solid, sustainable mango wood with beautiful shiny powder coated steel framing

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Swingrest Lets the Whole Family Lounge in a Swaying Nest-Like Perch in Nature

Swingrest Lets the Whole Family Lounge in a Swaying Nest-Like Perch in Nature

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ALERT: Pregnant Women Should NOT Use Antibacterial Products

ALERT: Pregnant Women Should NOT Use Antibacterial Products

Scientists recently reported that many pregnant women and their fetuses are being exposed to possible health problems linked to antibacterial products. The research, presented at the 248th National

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A Cute & Sustainable Handmade Toddler Bed for Under $200!

A Cute & Sustainable Handmade Toddler Bed for Under $200!

With most eco-beds falling in the WAY OVER $800 range, it’s refreshing to find a piece of inexpensive sustainable furniture for kids. This handmade toddler-sized bed is simple, but still very cute

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Old-Fashioned Personalized Lunch Boxes Include a Chalkboard Lining to Write a Sweet Mid-Day Note to Your Child

Old-Fashioned Personalized Lunch Boxes Include a Chalkboard Lining to Write a Sweet Mid-Day Note to Your Child

Your little one can head to school in eco-style with a Dylbug personalized lunch box. Each old-fashioned lunch box is crafted of lead-free tin with a cute design on both the front and back that includes

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Help Build a School in India with Every Purchase of Keep Leaf Litterless Lunch Gear

Help Build a School in India with Every Purchase of Keep Leaf Litterless Lunch Gear

Keep Leaf is a newer eco-minded company offering a range of products for babies, kids and adults, including an attractive range of “litterless” lunch gear. Keep Leaf has a few styles of lunch

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Cindy Crawford Pulls Her Two Kids Out of Malibu High School Due to Concerns Over Toxic Chemicals in the Classrooms

Cindy Crawford Pulls Her Two Kids Out of Malibu High School Due to Concerns Over Toxic Chemicals in the Classrooms

As we recently reported in a previous post, a coalition of concerned parents, teachers, community members, scientists, experts, public figures and environmental groups from across the U.S., collectively

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How Parents Can Help Change and Improve Toxic Schools

How Parents Can Help Change and Improve Toxic Schools

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