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 the About.com Organic Business expert, 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
How Parents Can Help Change and Improve Toxic Schools

How Parents Can Help Change and Improve Toxic Schools

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New Solar-Powered Mobile Technology Helps Prevent Prenatal Deaths in India

New Solar-Powered Mobile Technology Helps Prevent Prenatal Deaths in India

According to Quartz, millions of Indians have limited to zero access to hospitals or clinical laboratories. Clearly this poses a huge problem for the population, but women especially, and more

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Transform a Hat Box into a Quaint Dollhouse!

Transform a Hat Box into a Quaint Dollhouse!

Talk about adorable! This sweet handmade dollhouse is the perfect rainy day project for crafty parents and kids. Made with a recycled hat box, there aren’t any super specific how-to instructions for

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RaFa-kids Hip & Sustainable Furniture Collection Launched by Two Architects Turned Parents

RaFa-kids Hip & Sustainable Furniture Collection Launched by Two Architects Turned Parents

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Goodbye Baggies, Hello Kinderville Silicone Snack & Sandwich Pouches

Goodbye Baggies, Hello Kinderville Silicone Snack & Sandwich Pouches

Go waste-free when you pack your child’s school lunch with Kinderville silicone pouches. All of these pouches are free of BPA, phthalates, and lead, plus they’re super easy to transport in

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Brinware Glass & Silicone Food Storage Containers Keep Packed Lunches Safe and Fresh

Brinware Glass & Silicone Food Storage Containers Keep Packed Lunches Safe and Fresh

When we first saw Brinware’s tempered glass dishware, boy were we impressed. Safe, beautiful, non-toxic glassware kids can use that offers the best of both worlds via the perfect pairing of tempered

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Vintage-Style School Desks & Chairs Provide a Stylish, Sustainable Spot for Homework

Vintage-Style School Desks & Chairs Provide a Stylish, Sustainable Spot for Homework

These darling vintage style school desks and chairs will look great in any space and provide your child with a slick space to settle down for homework or for artistic endeavors. Each classic looking desk

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Mathy by Bols Beds for Kids are Some of the Coolest, Cleverest Sleep Havens We’ve Seen

Mathy by Bols Beds for Kids are Some of the Coolest, Cleverest Sleep Havens We’ve Seen

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McDonald’s “Summer Camp” Exposes Youth to Fast Food Culture While Training Kids to Sell Their Food

McDonald’s “Summer Camp” Exposes Youth to Fast Food Culture While Training Kids to Sell Their Food

Here at Inhabitots we advocate summer activities and summer camps for kids, but we’re perplexed by the McDonald’s Kiddie Crew Workshop, a camp held by McDonald’s Philippines. McDonald’s Kiddie

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‘Library Trees’ Offer Whimsical Shelf & Storage Space Solutions

‘Library Trees’ Offer Whimsical Shelf & Storage Space Solutions

Library Trees made by Mathy by Bols are a creative, unique and beautiful way to add storage to any child’s space, be it a bedroom or playroom. In fact, these shelves are so gorgeous that even adults

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Community Advocacy Group Attempts to Get PCBs and Other Toxins Removed from Malibu Schools

Community Advocacy Group Attempts to Get PCBs and Other Toxins Removed from Malibu Schools

Malibu Unites is a coalition of concerned parents, teachers, community members, scientists, experts, public figures and environmental groups from across the U.S. Their goal? Get toxins out of local Malibu

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Stunning & Breezy Geodesic Treehouse by O2 Treehouse

Stunning & Breezy Geodesic Treehouse by O2 Treehouse

O2 Treehouse designs stunning treehouses sure to please kids and adults alike. We especially love the breezy geodesic design shown above! With its beautiful curves and open-air qualities, this treehouse

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Best BPA-free Popsicle Molds for Homemade Popsicles

Best BPA-free Popsicle Molds for Homemade Popsicles

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Nursery Works Luxury Contour Crib is a Stand Alone Statement Piece

Nursery Works Luxury Contour Crib is a Stand Alone Statement Piece

Nursery Works’ new Contour crib was created for parents looking for the ultimate, ultra-chic nursery furniture, and while you’ll pay a steep price for the Contour crib ($7,500!) it may be

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WATCH THE VIDEOS: Greenpeace & Kids Across the Globe are Urging LEGO to Break Ties With Shell Oil

WATCH THE VIDEOS: Greenpeace & Kids Across the Globe are Urging LEGO to Break Ties With Shell Oil

Update 8/6/2014: Greenpeace has released their second campaign led by kids across the world, encouraging Lego to break their partnership with Shell, via the video above. As part of a new co-promotion,

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Umbilical Cord Burning: Separating Mom & Baby at Birth with a Slow Bonding Ritual

Umbilical Cord Burning: Separating Mom & Baby at Birth with a Slow Bonding Ritual

It’s common practice in the United States to have your partner, midwife or doctor cut your baby’s umbilical cord almost immediately after birth, even though research says we clamp and cut the

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11 Super Easy Vegetarian and Vegan Power Foods for Breastfeeding Moms

11 Super Easy Vegetarian and Vegan Power Foods for Breastfeeding Moms

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Policy Paper Says Wildlife Decline is Triggering Violent Crime and Child Labor Worldwide

Policy Paper Says Wildlife Decline is Triggering Violent Crime and Child Labor Worldwide

According to a new policy paper led by UC Berkeley researchers, published in Science, worldwide decline of wildlife populations may be directly linked to increases in conflict, organized crime and child

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