Time to leave the car keys at home!

When I moved to Northern Virginia from New York City, it didn't take long, sadly, before I joined the driving culture. I found myself getting in the car for every errand, even if it was just a few blocks away. Well, it's amazing what $4/gallon of gas can do to your habits, isn't it? ...more

3 Ways to Get Your Kids Outside

Welcome to my Green Hour blog! I'm working on a project by the National Wildlife Federation that aims to help parents get their kids outside for part of an hour every day. Here's what we're about. Here are three activities you can do with your kids in the backyard or in a neighborhood park: 1. Make a Nature Journal ...more

Thanks for the reminder that we need to make sure our kids have some outside time and stay ...more