Category Archives: Children

Philly Veg Fest = big hit

MOM’s was pretty excited to be part of Philadelphia’s first annual Veg Fest. The event took place at The Shambles, and it was a sunny day.  We weren’t sure what to expect for attendance, but a conservative estimate suggests around 5,000 … Continue reading

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Eyes On Your Kids

You’re the parent. You’re the boss. You make the decisions for your family. Right? Well, food marketers have noticed that there’s a very influential lobbyist, of sorts, in your midst: Your child. Children have an impressive repertoire of tactics to … Continue reading

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My Lawn, Your Lawn

Why is chemical treatment on my lawn such a big deal?  It’s my grass on my property.  It’s not like I’m spraying all my neighbor’s lawns or the playground or the dog park. It was presented to me like this- … Continue reading

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#InsteadofStuff

The holidays are upon us! Snow-flake and wreath decorations started cropping up in October, and we knew what that meant: get your wallets.  The most consumptive (and possible least eco) time of year was coming! The problem isn’t giving.  Generosity … Continue reading

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Brushing Your Teeth Should Feel Good

On a recent early Fall day, in the wee hours of morning, about 20 MOMs employees showed up at the parking lot in College Park and piled our sleepy selves onto a mini-bus for a trip to adorable Kutztown, PA … Continue reading

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Alaffia Pledge – Gender Equality and Community Empowerment

Often when a passionate and enthusiastic person, concerned about human rights and environment, decides to focus their energy on making a difference they look to support charitable organizations that may offer funds, education and outreach to communities that either need … Continue reading

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Screen Free Week: Ready, set, go!

Screen-Free Week starts on Monday!  Screen-free week is an annual event sponsored by the Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood (CCFC) that encourages families, schools and organizations to stay away from screens for one week. It’s hard.  As I tried … Continue reading

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