Baby proofing your home means more than moving breakables to higher ground and putting plugs in electrical sockets. For many families, it means consciously choosing to green routines to make their homes – and lives – safer. With Earth month upon us, both new and experienced parents are using the time as a launching pad for engaging in a healthier lifestyle. According to Rachel Sarnoff, interim executive director/CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, "Earth Day is such a good opportunity for us to take stock of our lives, not that we need to go out and buy a hybrid, that is not the takeaway. It's really about looking at the little things you can do and seeing if you can do them on Earth Day and the rest of your children's years to come." Keep reading to see her simple tips for greening your life.
In honor of Earth Day, Healthy Child's eco-friendly partners have created a Green Your Picnic kit ($27) packed with Earth-friendly goodies to help families enjoy a cleaner, outdoor experience. The kits, sold exclusively at Diapers.com, will benefit Healthy Child Healthy World.