Monday, October 12

New Weekly Post

I had started a new blog, but I decided to delete it and just add it to my weekly posts here on the mommy blog


For as long as I can remember I have been apart of I got an invitation about six years now to join the website. I used it so many times when I had questions about being a mom... from my nausea during pregnancy to my daughters first bath! I also met so many great moms from my area and started a playgroup! When I sold baked goods, the moms there helped me out. I visit every now and then to see if there are any moms that I can help out. After I had my first baby I even got an email account just for all my mommy mail and had the word "mamamia" in my email.

This blog is especial to help out moms (and dads) via Mamapedia.

Mamapedia is those questions and answers organized to help everyone find the information needed better. Mamapedia is a sister site to mamasource. I will be answering some questions that moms have on this blog and linking them to mamapedia.

If you have any specific questions for me, just leave a comment and I may feature your question on my blog. Thanks for stopping by.


Q: What is a good "Green" gift for a 5 year old?

This is my first mommy Q&A for this blog. O have answered many questions, but I hope blogging about them will help mom in my area as well. Here's the question:

"GREEN" Gifts

My son was invited to a girls 5 year old "go green" birthday party. Any ideas for something that would be fun for a 5 year old girl but still earth friendly??

I'm a featured blogger on Mamapedia Voices

This is a great question and a great concept for a birthday party. I might steal that theme idea for one of my daughters or even for my birthday party! I would consider myself a greenie. And I have lots of ideas for you. But first, what is "Green" or "go green?" To go green is a process and it includes of using, buying, making of producs and/or habits that are the least or has no effect on our planet. So what kind of products do not harm our planet? That would be stuff that is not mass produced on big machines that use up tons of energy and omit CO2 or buying stuff that is packaged in plastic or man-made products that are not biodegradable or not easily recycled.
Back to your question: What would be a fun gift for a 5-year-old?
Well, first, think of what most 5-year-old girls are interested in? Dolls, coloring, playing with anything (even a cardboard box sometimes), or playing dress-up. Now how can we come up with these items and not have to throw away tons of plastics and paper in the trash? Now I have a great idea that can be fun making and fun for the birthday girl. How about crayon rocks? It's a great way to recycle and reuce old, broken crayons. Have your son help you gather these old crayons then find a cupcake or corn muffin mold and dump them in there (remove the paper of course) and place them in the oven at 275 for about 8 min. You can mix the colors or not. Check out some pics HERE. To wrap them you can place then in a tin can and have you son decorate it with her name or drawings and tie a bow! VERY GREEN if you ask me.
We should all be teeching our kiddos on how being green can be easy and fun!

No comments:

Post a Comment

What do you have to say?


#flatschallenge #gotitfree #MAAM #mam #momfail #teamannies #wbn2013 2015 2016 2weekchallenge 30 day challenge 31days 365 Project 4th of july 6 week challenge 9/11 a time to give ABE about me advice All About Me annaleah announcement atx austin baby baby led weaning baby number 4 baby wearing BAMBOO PINK beauty behavior bento birthday birthday bash blog blog award blog everyday blog hop blog party blogging carnival Blogorama 2011 bluebonnets bogo book club book review bootcamp breakfast business bzzagent c25k cafemom carnival CD challenge challenge children christmasfacebookchallenge clearance clever girls cloth diapers combo loco contest corn maze coupon coupons craft credit CTWW CVS daddy daybook deals n steals diaper tip tuesday DIY diy toddler do something donate dvd review earth day easter eco friendly Eco Nuts eco-friendly education eliada enter to win event events everyday living exercise extra entries fabulous mami facebook fall family family-friendly farmers markets fashion series favorite feature first blog post first day of school fitness fluff talk thursday following friday foo food for mom for the home free freecycle frontera audubon frugal fun in the sun garden gardening gcdc gift cards gift ideas give giveaway gmo gmo-free going green event green green detergent green tip tuesday guest post halloween harlingen haul health healthy healthy tuesday HEB help hiking hispanic history hol holi holiday home remedy homemade Homemaker Monday hot topics how to Hubs ibotta icecream idea ihop improving birth improvingbirth13 influenster instagram internet jarritos job just write kid-friendly kindness krgv labor day latinfoodfest13 lenten recipe life update linky lists litter free lunch challenge local lowe's lunch Make a wish making memories mam mamapedia mamasource mamavation mamavation tv march against monsanto match match-up me time meme menu menu plan monday mexican mfp milestone moby MOM ACROSS AMERICA mom bloggers club mom life mom of 3 girls momsmeet momtv monday must-sees mother movie mtv music my girls my life my style my time myblogspark mystery shopping newborn week news nicu no internet o2o odd topic tuesday offer online oprah organic organize organizing challenge other pampers parenting people's climate march periscope permaculture personal photography pinterest play time plus size points pottytraining preemie pregnancy pregnancy journal press release pro life project lunch box challenge purex purex fresh bluebonnet purex insiders q and a reading list real diaper week rebate recipes recycle religion remedies resolution restaurant restaurant reviews reuse revew review reviews rewards rgv right to choose sale saturday save say hi sunday scentsy school series shespeaks shopping social insiders south texas sparkle people speech therapy sponsor sponsored spring break sprouts staycation suggestions summer summer blog challenge Sundays in my city sweepstakes texas thanksgiving the view thursday night special tips toddler toddler talk thursday toddler trouble toddlers tv twitter twitter moms twitter party TX Summer unadvertised deals upcycle update vacation valentines VEDA vicky's deals video Vlog VLOGGING PROMPTS vlogmas vma vote wahm walgreens waste free wedding wednesday wisdom week of green weekly deals weight weight loss wendy's weslaco win winners wool Wordless Wednesday world book night world food day writers workshop writing promps writing prompts WUC year in review yoga young living youtube ytmm yvette zero waste week