We love promoting our mom writers, and when we found out that one of our weekly contributing writers at 5 Minutes for Going Green was featured on her local news, we just had to share it with you.
Jennifer K. started a smart green families group in Chicago, and they meet to teach the kids about all things green living, to meet for play dates, and to even do a magazine swap where each of them can trade magazines with ease and without the extra paper and $$. Click here to see the ABC news feature on Jennifer and her group. Congratulations Jennifer!
One thing their group loves to do together is gardening. One of my favorite things about gardening is feeling connected to all the beauty that God created. The dirt, the cool roots of the plants, it all reminds me what a miracle life is. Jennifer wrote a fabulous post about just this thing. The idea that gardening and enjoying this miracle of life, even if it’s of the green variety, can help with your mood, your spirit and your mental health.
…cross posted from 5 Minutes for Going Green.
In the spring the boys and I started organic gardening at Lincoln Park Farm in the Zoo’s The Edible Garden. Since then we have spent every Wednesday morning with our friends at the organic garden learning, farming, eating and weeding. Each task brings a new invaluable experience. The latest being the revelation that…
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