Julie Seguss

Julie is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. She is pregnant with her first child and a proud auntie to three nephews. Julie is a former Parents magazine editor and has also covered pregnancy at Parents.com. She has written for Parents, Kiwi, BabyTalk, Weight Watchers, iVillage.com and numerous other magazines, websites and blogs. Beyond writing, Julie loves her French bulldog Leo and all things related to health and fitness - she holds a personal trainer certification from the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Follow her on Twitter @julieseguss for green and healthy living tips.
Julie Seguss
30 Homemade Popsicle Recipes to Cool You Off This Summer

30 Homemade Popsicle Recipes to Cool You Off This Summer

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7 Fun, Kid-Friendly Salad Recipes That Go Beyond Iceberg Lettuce

7 Fun, Kid-Friendly Salad Recipes That Go Beyond Iceberg Lettuce

Looking for a fun way to encourage your kid to eat more veggies? Try a few new, exciting salads – your kids will enjoy helping to prepare them and the whole family will savor them. Salads are a

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How to Start a Family Vegetable Garden this Spring

How to Start a Family Vegetable Garden this Spring

Starting your own family garden is easy, and it’s a wonderful way to time with your kids outside planning, planting, tending, and enjoying the benefits of your garden. Whether you have a big

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6 Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

6 Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

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7 Last Minute Christmas Crafts to Keep Kids Busy

7 Last Minute Christmas Crafts to Keep Kids Busy

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5 Ways to Savor the Last Days of Summer

5 Ways to Savor the Last Days of Summer

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Best Breastfeeding Tips and Tricks for World Breastfeeding Week

Best Breastfeeding Tips and Tricks for World Breastfeeding Week

Today is the start of World Breastfeeding Week, so we’re bringing you a recap of some of our best breastfeeding tips and info. Enjoy! If you’re expecting, follow our tips to locate a

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10 Breast Milk Foods: Yum or Yuck?

10 Breast Milk Foods: Yum or Yuck?

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VIDEO HOW TO: Get Started With Cloth Diapers

VIDEO HOW TO: Get Started With Cloth Diapers

Are you still using disposable diapers? Lots of American parents are — an estimated 27.4 billion disposable diapers are used and thrown out in the US each year, and those stinky disposable diapers

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Top 6 Green Play Mats for Babies and Toddlers

Top 6 Green Play Mats for Babies and Toddlers

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All Natural Wooden iPhone Toy is Safe for Babies to Chew

All Natural Wooden iPhone Toy is Safe for Babies to Chew

Is your baby already reaching for your iPhone? Keep your baby and your phone safe, by handing over the all-natural Wooden Cell Phone Toy from 3 Princess Engraving instead. These cute teething toys

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LAST DAY TO ENTER: 9 Ways Your Family Can Reduce Plastic Use + Win a $100 Prize Pack from LunchSkins!

LAST DAY TO ENTER: 9 Ways Your Family Can Reduce Plastic Use + Win a $100 Prize Pack from LunchSkins!

Image Courtesy of Shutterstock You know that plastic, which is made from oil or natural gas, is bad for the environment. But did you know that 11% of household waste is plastic? Americans use 100 billion

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Wear a Handmade Teething Necklace to Soothe Your Baby

Wear a Handmade Teething Necklace to Soothe Your Baby

Why has teething jewelry like Koukku’s Nordic Tutti Teething Necklace become so popular? Your baby has been pulling on your hair, your earrings, and your necklaces since the day she figured out she

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How To Set Up a Home Recycling Center with Your Kids

How To Set Up a Home Recycling Center with Your Kids

Want to teach your kids the importance of recycling? Get them involved in the process! Once your kids discover how much of our everyday trash can be recycled, and how easy it is to keep those items out of

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OOO My Design’s Pin Press Shelf Makes Cleaning Up Fun for Kids

OOO My Design’s Pin Press Shelf Makes Cleaning Up Fun for Kids

Wish your kids would learn to put away their toys and books on their own? OOO My Design’s Pin Press attempts to solve that problem. The wall of pins, which designer Vanesa Moreno calls a kid’s

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Kast van een Huis Amsterdam Storage Cabinets Bring European Charm to Kids Rooms

Kast van een Huis Amsterdam Storage Cabinets Bring European Charm to Kids Rooms

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Miniio Modern Dollhouses are Green Dream Homes for Barbie and Other Dolls

Miniio Modern Dollhouses are Green Dream Homes for Barbie and Other Dolls

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Koichiro Hoshino’s Casaurus is a Bookshelf and a Play Structure All in One

Koichiro Hoshino’s Casaurus is a Bookshelf and a Play Structure All in One

What happens when you mix a bookshelf and playground? You get a playful mix of smart storage, inspiration for reading and active play value. Case in point: Casaurus, the senior thesis project of student

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