Katka Konecna-Rivera
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Dangerous Toxin Found in Nearly 100 Shampoos and Personal Care Products

A recent study by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) revealed  a cancer-causing chemical in 98 shampoos, soaps and other personal care products sold by major national retailers such as Palmolive, Biosilk, Organix, Paul Mitchell and many others.The tested products contained…See More
Sep 10, 2013
Katka Konecna-Rivera posted a blog post

Vaccinations for Our Children: Yes or No?

It's back to school time, and also time to consider vaccines for our children. Does your school or daycare require vaccinations to be up-to-date? Ours doesn't.As parents, we make decisions every day by asking ourselves: "Will the benefits of our decision outweigh the risks?".Since we all want the best of our…See More
Aug 21, 2013
Katka Konecna-Rivera posted a status
"Bhutan To Be First Country to Go 100% Organic! http://ning.it/13Sa5yx"
Aug 8, 2013
Katka Konecna-Rivera posted a blog post

Autism and Creative Activities

Any form of creativity helps kids with autism express themselves and discover new forms of communication. Creating art helps bridge the complicated gaps between “normal” and “different.”A close friend and mom to an autistic son has recently started series of creative workshops for autistic children to explore possibilities…See More
Jul 28, 2013
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Jul 14, 2013
Katka Konecna-Rivera posted a blog post

The Perfect Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be both very exciting and very scary. And many first-time moms-to-be feel overwhelmed by the changes to their bodies, not to mention everything that has to be done to prepare for baby’s arrival.The importance of proper nutrition during pregnancy is nothing new. But an avalanche of information, news and…See More
Feb 19, 2013
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How Can Yoga for Babies And Kids Be Very Beneficial

Benefits of practicing yoga with your kids:promotes family connection and interaction.helps with mental development and works both left and right sides of the brain.helps with balance and concentration.helps children with their communication and expression skills.helps children and parents deal with tantrums and frustrations.provides…See More
Jan 16, 2013
Katka Konecna-Rivera posted a blog post

Be Green This Holiday Season

Whether you have kids or not, decorating our homes for Christmas has become part of most western cultures. Holiday greetings, decorations and packaging contribute to an enormous waste, only in the US alone, Americans throw away 25% more trash during the holiday period than any other time of year, this amounts to 25 million…See More
Dec 14, 2012
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Holiday sweepstakes

Enter our Holiday Sweepstakes with great organic gift from Giggle http://disq.us/8bxhgxSee More
Dec 12, 2012
Katka Konecna-Rivera posted a status
"Get inspired by this Christmas tree made entirely from fruit: http://ning.it/QILM57"
Nov 15, 2012
Katka Konecna-Rivera posted a blog post

Travel Story Contest And Travelling with Baby This Holiday Season

Hello parents:With the holiday season approaching fast, it’s good to know what to expect when traveling with a baby or toddler. See our plan-ahead checklists that can help you avoid unnecessary turbulence.And if you have an interesting or fun story from your past travels with a baby or tot that you would like to share with other parents, please submit to Living Green with Baby and get it…See More
Nov 11, 2012
Katka Konecna-Rivera posted a blog post

Simple Tips on Energy and Water Savings for Apartment Dwellers

Me and my team at Living Green with Baby have been working on the Clean Energy series for the past several months, with focus mainly on alternative energy options, and creating a guide that will be clearly understandable and useful to most people.While producing one episode, we realized that there are many people who don't have a…See More
Nov 6, 2012
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"Hurricane Sandy Recovery: NY/NJ Area Volunteer Opportunities http://disq.us/8br3a8"
Nov 6, 2012
Katka Konecna-Rivera posted a blog post

Trick or Treat for Busy Moms

Fall feels like it has officially arrived when pumpkins begin to make appearances on front steps.  It is especially fun to see the transformation from robust orange vegetables to scary faced creatures staring back with illuminated geometric eyes and wide mouthed grins.With this hello to fall comes the trick or treat…See More
Oct 16, 2012
Katka Konecna-Rivera posted a blog post

Food Waste Has Become a Big Global Issue

Growing up in a society that had a limited selection and shortage of certain foods, I became more aware of what food represents and what is its real value. Both of my grandparents had small farms with several domestic animals, and as a kid we used to help out in the garden and in the field a lot, weeding out vegetable beds, planting seeds, picking fruits and even digging out potatoes. The appreciation for our meal was that much greater, and we enjoyed every bit that was on the plate.…See More
Oct 12, 2012
Katka Konecna-Rivera posted a status
"Living Green with Baby is looking for guest mom bloggers & intern(s) to help us grow & offer more. See more at: http://ning.it/PshToV"
Oct 12, 2012

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Share a little something about yourself with other moms.
My name is Katka; almost 2 years ago I co-founded Living Green with Baby, an online destination with content focused on healthy and sustainable living which includes video programming that I host. My professional experience spans across green architecture and sustainable design, writing and filmmaking, as well as personal wellness coaching.
What is your blogging philosophy?
Since I became a mom to Luca, now 22 months, my primary focus became spreading awareness about raising healthy children and educating parents about green and sustainable living.
I have been blogging since...
2010

Katka Konecna-Rivera's Blog

Dangerous Toxin Found in Nearly 100 Shampoos and Personal Care Products

Posted on September 10, 2013 at 1:03pm 0 Comments

A recent study by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) revealed  a cancer-causing chemical in 98 shampoos, soaps and other personal care products sold by major national retailers such as Palmolive, Biosilk, Organix, Paul Mitchell and many others.

The…

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Vaccinations for Our Children: Yes or No?

Posted on August 21, 2013 at 11:16am 0 Comments

It's back to school time, and also time to consider vaccines for our children. Does your school or daycare require vaccinations to be up-to-date? Ours doesn't.

As parents, we make decisions every day by asking ourselves: "Will the benefits of our decision outweigh the risks?".

Since we all…

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Autism and Creative Activities

Posted on July 28, 2013 at 8:46am 0 Comments

Any form of creativity helps kids with autism express themselves and discover new forms of communication. Creating art helps bridge the complicated gaps between “normal” and “different.”

A close friend and mom to an autistic son has recently started series of creative workshops for autistic children to…

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A Green Baby Shower 101

Posted on July 14, 2013 at 9:26pm 0 Comments

If you‘ve already adjusted your own lifestyle so that you do your best to live eco-consciously, preparation for baby‘s arrival should be a natural next step for you. If you’re still working on the transition, the time before baby arrives is the best time to get things organized. Having a green baby shower is…

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At 12:22am on July 14, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)


Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help


At 8:42am on September 6, 2012, Krista M said…

Hi Katka!  I love your blog! 

Please feel free to check out mine :)

http://www.the-not-so-desperate-chef-wife.com/

Krista

At 12:52pm on September 5, 2012, Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner said…

Hi there and welcome from The Girlz Korner where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from beauty, health, fashion, parenting, sex and everything else in between. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment, we'd love to have you. Hope you enjoy your stay :) http://www.thegirlzkorner.com

 
 
 

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