June 2009

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One mom's plan to raise a kid — without raising greenhouse gases

Toy Soldiers

As I puttered around the nursery today, I was reminded of an unfortunate legislative circumstance that soon may make the very “green” products I’m constantly championing, non-existent or illegal.


Nesting (Part Deux)

Whether they’ll be sleeping in there or not, it’s important that baby’s room is clean, green, and if you’re like me, put together just so.


Baby Bibliography

Here’s my recommended reading list for those in the family way and looking for a little guidance, or at least a good laugh


Stretch It Out

While some pregnancy books promote that bun in the oven as a Get Out of Gym Free Card, a number of other “experts” would strongly encourage you otherwise — and for good reason.


Birthdays and Sad Days

We owe it to ourselves as women to honor, protect, and respect our bodies and their ability to create new life — we do this by educating ourselves about our options, listening to our gut, and having faith in our power.


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Shannon Gallagher

Shannon Gallagher
Rhinebeck, NY

Dutchess County native Shannon Gallagher is a contributing editor for Hudson Valley Magazine. An erstwhile thrill-seeker, these days she courts disaster of a different variety wrangling a spirited toddler, honing her vegan baking skills, and chasing the ever-elusive work-family balance. She teaches Pilates and does fascial bodywork, and lives in Rhinebeck with Coraline, a cat named Otie, and Sushi the Fish (named, of course, by the toddler).



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