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
Pure Poppet natural play makeup, face paint and non-toxic nail polish is safe for kids

Pure Poppet natural play makeup, face paint and non-toxic nail polish is safe for kids

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Sweet wooden treehouse is a stacker and block set in one

Sweet wooden treehouse is a stacker and block set in one

Toddlers and babies will be thoroughly engaged by this clever Treehouse Stack-Up. A wooden toy stacker and block set in one, this toy allows little ones to stack, build, rearrange and have fun while

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Constantly rolling Wobbal toy keeps up with your on-the-go tot

Constantly rolling Wobbal toy keeps up with your on-the-go tot

Teach your tot about cause and effect as he has fun with Wobbal. The unique shape of this heirloom quality wooden toy allows for continuous rolling movement so your little one only has to give Wobbal a

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play:groundNYC is an adventure playground where kids can take risks & explore the world

play:groundNYC is an adventure playground where kids can take risks & explore the world

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10 kid-pleasing vegan muffin tin recipes

10 kid-pleasing vegan muffin tin recipes

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FDA bans the marketing of antibacterial soaps

FDA bans the marketing of antibacterial soaps

Back in 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) started the long process of placing the burden of proof on antibacterial soap manufacturers. At the time, the FDA said that manufacturers of

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Kindergarten in Japan is made from recycled marine shipping containers to teach kids about sustainability

Kindergarten in Japan is made from recycled marine shipping containers to teach kids about sustainability

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Meiya & Alvin toys deliver sweet, sustainable French style to the nursery

Meiya & Alvin toys deliver sweet, sustainable French style to the nursery

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iPads are as effective as drugs in calming children before surgery, so should we be sedating kids with them in daily life?

iPads are as effective as drugs in calming children before surgery, so should we be sedating kids with them in daily life?

When a child has surgery, their doctor will often give them a sedative to help calm their nerves beforehand. However, new research shows that a dose of screen time may be the safer, drug-free option. The

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Kids can uncover the lost bones of a gold-smuggling pirate with this clever excavation kit!

Kids can uncover the lost bones of a gold-smuggling pirate with this clever excavation kit!

This mysterious excavation toy is more fun than spooky, even though it features a creaky ol’ skeleton pirate! Voted as one of the best Seedling toys by kids, this cool excavation kit allows kids

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Puzzlehead is both a brainteaser and a construction toy for all ages

Puzzlehead is both a brainteaser and a construction toy for all ages

Some games and puzzles only apply to one age group, but Puzzlehead is a puzzling brainteaser, puzzle and construction toy all-in-one that youngsters and parents alike will enjoy. Inspired by the creative

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Green Toys Farm & Fire Station Playsets equal good, old-fashioned fun

Green Toys Farm & Fire Station Playsets equal good, old-fashioned fun

It’s a busy (and fun) day when Green Toys Playsets are in the playroom! New to the Green Toys collection comes the Farm Playset and Fire Station Playset — and both are packed to the brim with

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Grimm’s dancing boxes pair marbles and blocks for balancing & stacking fun

Grimm's dancing boxes pair marbles and blocks for balancing & stacking fun

Take four large colorful wooden boxes, then toss in three giant wooden marbles, and what do you get? A super fun, and endlessly fascinating game of balance and stacking for kids. Handmade in Germany

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Mom uses larger than life shadows to create a fantastical alternate reality for her daughter

Mom uses larger than life shadows to create a fantastical alternate reality for her daughter

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Reusable juice boxes eliminate waste in lunch boxes and landfills

Reusable juice boxes eliminate waste in lunch boxes and landfills

Juice cartons are easy to toss into your child’s lunch or pack up for a trip to the park. Plus, the good news is, most are recyclable, and the paper fiber contained within said cartons is actually

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Jellies bath toys stack, link and stick to tub walls for fun galore at bath time

Jellies bath toys stack, link and stick to tub walls for fun galore at bath time

Boon’s new Jellies are engaging toys that stick right to the bathtub wall in a way that will delight your toddler! These tiny and adorable jellyfish from the always clever folks at Boon, use

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Clever wooden chef toy teaches tots what’s edible and inedible

Clever wooden chef toy teaches tots what's edible and inedible

Edible-Inedible is a fun wooden toy/game that helps young children learn about the different foods you can or shouldn’t eat. Consisting of seven pairs of discs with clever and

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Make the switch from plastic to stainless steel with mom-founded Kangovou feeding gear

Make the switch from plastic to stainless steel with mom-founded Kangovou feeding gear

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