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
Kids can help build Perludi’s 100% recyclable FLORAintheSKY loft bed

Kids can help build Perludi’s 100% recyclable FLORAintheSKY loft bed

After the huge success of Perludi’s innovative AMBERintheSKY loft and bunk bed, the company has launched a sister design called FLORAintheSKY. The design of AMBER and FLORA are similar in that

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EWG’s 2015 sunscreen guide lists the safest and worst sunscreens

EWG’s 2015 sunscreen guide lists the safest and worst sunscreens

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GUIDE: 22 BPA-free popsicle molds for making all kinds of delicious homemade popsicles

GUIDE: 22 BPA-free popsicle molds for making all kinds of delicious homemade popsicles

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8 dangerous excuses parents make for not using enough sunscreen

8 dangerous excuses parents make for not using enough sunscreen

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Kutikai fashions playful, modern furniture for kids

Kutikai fashions playful, modern furniture for kids

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Exercise during pregnancy lowers risk of C-section & high birth weight for baby

Exercise during pregnancy lowers risk of C-section & high birth weight for baby

Most moms-to-be have likely heard about the benefits of exercising during pregnancy in terms of keeping their own weight in check and avoiding birth complications, but now a new study shows that prenatal

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Oeuf’s space-saving River twin bed features a bench & an optional trundle bed

Oeuf’s space-saving River twin bed features a bench & an optional trundle bed

The River Twin Bed by Oeuf features clean lines and an awesome space-saving design. Kids will adore the little bench perched at the foot of the bed which offers a place to read, relax and play — or

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Star Wars Death Star is reimagined with the creative use of LEGO Friends sets

Star Wars Death Star is reimagined with the creative use of LEGO Friends sets

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GUIDE: How to shop for non-GMO food

GUIDE: How to shop for non-GMO food

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15 terrifically creative button crafts for kids

15 terrifically creative button crafts for kids

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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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Interactive map shows if your child’s school is in a toxic spray zone doused in Monsanto’s Roundup

Interactive map shows if your child’s school is in a toxic spray zone doused in Monsanto’s Roundup

Map of Estimated Glyphosate Application Chemical and GMO companies say that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is very safe. But in reality, this herbicide is a toxic chemical

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This is the world’s first baby born via a breakthrough IVF treatment which uses stem cells

This is the world’s first baby born via a breakthrough IVF treatment which uses stem cells

Last month, in Toronto, Canada, the very first baby to be conceived with the help of a stem cell-dependent in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment was born. Little Zain Rajani has been making headlines

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14 DIY recycled cardboard crafts that will amaze your kids

14 DIY recycled cardboard crafts that will amaze your kids

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Billowy Cloud House is a dreamy abode for dolls

Billowy Cloud House is a dreamy abode for dolls

From Rock & Pebble, the same folks who brought us the clever apple shaped dollhouse and elephant shaped dollhouse, comes the serene Cloud House. This unique dollhouse offering has a beautifully

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Positive discipline methods + why you shouldn’t yell at or spank your kids

Positive discipline methods + why you shouldn’t yell at or spank your kids

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Chemicals used in cookware, food wrappers and outdoor clothing may increase risk of miscarriage

Chemicals used in cookware, food wrappers and outdoor clothing may increase risk of miscarriage

Perfluorinated alkylated substances (pdf) (PFAS) (the new generation of PFCs – replacements for chemicals once used to make Teflon and Scotchgard) are already linked to some negative health consequences

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Organic “origami” blanket goes from blanket to cuddly bird with a few folds

Organic “origami” blanket goes from blanket to cuddly bird with a few folds

With the Fabelab play-fold-bird blanket, young children get to see a an unassuming blanket magically transform into a flying bird, swimming swan, or anything else they can dream up. This blanket promotes

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