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Four Responses to “I Grew Up Eating/Using These Things and I’m Fine.”

  “I drank Diet Coke and ate Oreos for 47 years and I’m fine!” “My mother used Windex and lived to be 96!” “Millions of…

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9 Reasons to Become a Beautycounter Consultant

In four months I went from turning my nose up at direct sales to a certified Beautycounter zealot. I have no shame about spreading the…

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7 Ways to Save the EPA (Or Save the World Without It)

I know. The news is grim. And sometimes I want to curl up into a ball too. In fact, sometimes I do. But here is…

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Protect PE in Schools: Join the PE Action Team!

Disclosure: This post reflects a compensated editorial partnership with Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.…

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Why is Styrofoam Still Ubiquitous – At Our State Capitol?

When I visited the PA state capitol in Harrisburg to lobby for better environmental protections with Moms Clean Air Force, I found the meetings and press…

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Why I’m (Mostly) Done with Book Signing Events

Ask any author who isn’t a household name and they will tell you the same thing: book signings are brutal. For a relatively unknown author,…

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Ways To B Better: Stonyfield is Now a B Corporation

Back in 2009, I became the first certified B Corporation public relations company in the Philadelphia area, meeting comprehensive and transparent social and environmental standards.…

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Top Five Things I Learned About Direct Sales

If I haven’t messaged you yet, you must just be meeting me for the first time. Because, in addition to everything else I like to…

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Nevertheless, She Persisted: In Permanent Ink

When I got a sizable tattoo a year and a half ago on my 36th birthday, I was pretty sure that would be it for…

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GIVEAWAY: Winter Might Not Feel Sunny – But Goddess Garden Should Still Have You Covered

I’ve been a fan of Goddess Garden from the beginning, from using their fantastic organic sunscreen on my family to convincing my childrens’ pre-school to…

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