December “1000 Hours Outside” Update

What is the 1000 Hours Outside Challenge? In a nutshell, the goal is to get your family outside as much as possible in order to reap the benefits of unstructured nature play. The advantages include stress reduction, physical exercise, fresh air and fun! Less screen time and more outside time! The aim is to reachContinue reading “December “1000 Hours Outside” Update”

I Tried It: Second Hand October

There are many reasons why I love writing for GreenLifeNH, but one is that it pushes me to further improve my eco-habits. You can’t talk the talk if you don’t at least try to walk the walk. There are therefore a few lifestyle changes that have been propelled by this site, such as switching toContinue reading “I Tried It: Second Hand October”

Five Questions with Stacey Brown, Concord City Council Candidate

I first met Stacey a few years ago in a typical Concord fashion – our daughters were playing with a group of kids at the neighborhood playground. Fast forward to this year, and we ran into her again, this time picking walnuts from a tree in order to make a liqueur. I was so intriguedContinue reading “Five Questions with Stacey Brown, Concord City Council Candidate”

Talking about The Green New Deal

“The Green New Deal” is a term I’ve heard and a program that I want to support based on its premise. However, if I’m being honest, I don’t know a lot about its nuts and bolts. While driving yesterday, I happened upon Senator Ed Markey talking about this program on NPR’s 1A. I found theContinue reading “Talking about The Green New Deal”