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5 Ways to Introduce Sustainable Living to Your Kids

By Susanna Kohn

Sustainability is a word we hear a lot these days. And with good reason. But what does sustainability mean in the context of family? Our family is arguably the most important community we have. In community there is strength to move the world. Small actions make a big difference, especially when you add them up. Your choices as a family do have an impact, so when it comes to sustainability for our planet, family is the right place to start.

But how to fit sustainability into the myriad of other choices and priorities you have as a parent and person? How can any of us focus on the future when we have to tend to the baby, make the school lunch for the older one, and plan dinner all at the same time? (Shower? Yeah, right!)  

We will help you figure out what you can realistically do, and how you can educate your kids along the way. Your small efforts can mean big change. It doesn’t have to be a burden — in fact, it can be easy, affordable, and fun.