Jennifer Chait

Jennifer is a full-time freelance writer and problogger in the rainy Pacific Northwest and mama of an amazing 13-year-old boy. Besides blogs, her writing background includes copy for non-profits, web projects, national magazine articles and business proposals and grants. Beyond writing for Inhabitots, Jennifer is currently the About.com Guide to Organic Business, 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 books, nature, Democratic schooling, music, chill people and barrels of coffee. Follow Jennifer on Twitter @jenniferchait
Jennifer Chait
HOW TO: Dye Easter Eggs Naturally with Your Kids

HOW TO: Dye Easter Eggs Naturally with Your Kids

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INTERVIEW: Amie Hamlin of Coalition for Healthy School Food on Why Plant-based School Lunches are Best for Your Child

INTERVIEW: Amie Hamlin of Coalition for Healthy School Food on Why Plant-based School Lunches are Best for Your Child

As a parent, you do everything you can to make sure your child eats a healthy diet. But, what about when they’re at school? School lunches, packed with issues like pink slime, too many calories,

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6 Community Service Summer Camps that Enable Youth to Change the World

6 Community Service Summer Camps that Enable Youth to Change the World

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Combat Earth Day Greenwashing & Commercialism: 6 Products that Will Really Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Combat Earth Day Greenwashing & Commercialism: 6 Products that Will Really Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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Monsanto’s Roundup Found in the Breast Milk of U.S. Mothers

Monsanto’s Roundup Found in the Breast Milk of U.S. Mothers

Glyphosate-containing herbicides, which fall under many trademarks such as Monsanto’s ‘Roundup,’ are top selling herbicides in the world and now they are popping up in the breast milk of

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More U.S. Moms are Staying Home with Their Kids

More U.S. Moms are Staying Home with Their Kids

Reuters reports that an increasing number of United States moms are staying home with their kids — due mostly to a sluggish U.S. economy and rising immigration. The Pew analysis which relays this

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New Technology Allows Parents-to-Be to See What Their Baby Might Look Like Before Conception

New Technology Allows Parents-to-Be to See What Their Baby Might Look Like Before Conception

A new service that creates digital embryos by virtually mixing two people’s DNA will soon be giving parents-to-be a sneak peek at their unborn baby, before he/she is even conceived. Offered by

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The Newest Wave of Diapers May Be Made From Jellyfish

The Newest Wave of Diapers May Be Made From Jellyfish

Diapers made from jellyfish may be the newest wave of eco-minded baby goods — but is the concept of jellyfish diapers just too bizarre or does it hold water? Discover reports that Cine’al Ltd.,

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Compostable Eco Eggs Easter Eggs are Made from Corn

Compostable Eco Eggs Easter Eggs are Made from Corn

This Easter skip those little plastic eggs that are made with non-renewable oil, and try something more eco-friendly. Eco Eggs are made using 100% corn, a very renewable resource, yet they’re still

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Tots Can Be Captain of the Sea with PlanToys’ Activity Boat

Tots Can Be Captain of the Sea with PlanToys’ Activity Boat

Going fishing has never been so much fun or so eco-friendly as it is now with the new PlanToys Activity Boat. This clever, colorful and fun toy set includes a wooden boat with a removable cabin,

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Put ‘This’ NOT ‘That’ in Your Little Bunny’s Eco Easter Basket

Put ‘This’ NOT ‘That’ in Your Little Bunny’s Eco Easter Basket

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Ferociously Cute Knit Dragons Will Charm Your Child

Ferociously Cute Knit Dragons Will Charm Your Child

These super ferociously cute dragons are just hatching and the perfect stuffed friend for a child obsessed with fairy tales or kingdoms of old. Each sweet unique hand-knit, hand-crafted dragon toy

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The Nature Conservancy Relays Worldwide Parental Concern Over the Lack of Time Children Spend Outdoors

The Nature Conservancy Relays Worldwide Parental Concern Over the Lack of Time Children Spend Outdoors

The Nature Conservancy recently released the results of the first global survey that shows how much time kids spend outside and parents’ perspectives on the importance and benefits of time spent in

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When Park Benches are Removed, Parents Become More Active on the Playground with Their Kids

When Park Benches are Removed, Parents Become More Active on the Playground with Their Kids

Recently a group of researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture decided to see what would happen if they removed seating structures from a playground in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Not

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New Study Says Severe Forms of Childhood Obesity are on the Rise

New Study Says Severe Forms of Childhood Obesity are on the Rise

Various studies over the past two years have noted that childhood obesity may be on the decline, but newer research says those studies may be inaccurate. The latest childhood obesity study, published in

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LAST CHANCE TO ENTER TO WIN an Easter Art Kit & Eco-friendly Art Supplies Worth $100 from Glob Colors!

LAST CHANCE TO ENTER TO WIN an Easter Art Kit & Eco-friendly Art Supplies Worth $100 from Glob Colors!

We’re excited to announce a super crafty giveaway from an excellent eco-art company, Glob Colors. This wonderful prize package is packed with all-natural, safe and eco-friendly art supplies sure to

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6 Sweet Handmade Gifts for Baby’s Easter Basket

6 Sweet Handmade Gifts for Baby’s Easter Basket

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Wool Felted Honey Bee Mobile Will Make Quite a Buzz in the Nursery

Wool Felted Honey Bee Mobile Will Make Quite a Buzz in the Nursery

While this sweet mobile may be a little unnerving if you’ve got a bumblebee phobia, it’s so cute that you may not want it to buzz off. Perfectly adorable hanging above a baby crib, this mobile

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