Five Ways You Can Help Support the Made in America Movement

Most Americans unanimously favor buying and supporting goods made in USA for many important reasons.  Buying items made in USA strengthens our economy, protects our environmental standards and minimizes our exploitation of workers in third world countries. There are several ways we as consumers and citizens can act to support the made in America movement....more

American-Made: Green Back-to-School Guide

Summer is drawing to an end and lists of supplies are arriving in mailboxes for dreaded back to school shopping. The conscious parent may be concerned about some of these back to school necessities. Choosing back to school supplies made in the US strengthens our economy, helps us protect our children from toxins and supports environmental regulations. I've waded through the options for these school essentials, finding the best of the green American-made options, as well as providing good and bad criteria to consider when shopping....more
Love the good and bad comments for each item, but noticed everything is much more expensive than ...more

Simplifying the Playroom: How to Choose Quality Toys

With so many options available, choosing safe, quality toys for your kids can be challenging and overwhelming. Fun toys that inspire creativity and imaginative play are an important part of learning and growing. But with so many bright, flashy toys on the market, your house can easily become cluttered with a sea of neglected plastic playthings....more