Author Archives: Jorie

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Info: Jorie Mark is Vitacost.com’s Director of Marketing Communications and mom to three kids, ages 3 to 11.
7 Ways to Teach Your Children to Respect Mother Earth

7 Ways to Teach Your Children to Respect Mother Earth

They paved paradise and put up a parking lot generations before we became moms, and since then the world has become a place where food comes from colorful boxes instead of farms and entertainment takes place on hand-held screens instead of running ar ...
5 Foods I’m Enjoying this Passover

5 Foods I’m Enjoying this Passover

I remember keeping Passover years ago, as a child and then as a young twentysomething. I ate mainly Seder leftovers. Since corn syrup is a no-no and had been a major ingredient in many foods back in the 80s and 90s, snacking really was a struggle. Fo ...
5 Hot New Baby Products

5 Hot New Baby Products

Boy, are you new moms lucky—and boy, are old-timer moms like me jealous! Because, when it comes to the number of smart, safe and environmentally-friendly baby products that have hit the market recently, your bundle-of-joy’s timing couldn’t have happe ...
The Best Self-Tanners for Children

The Best Self-Tanners for Children

I try to avoid exposing my children to unnecessary chemicals, whether that means using BPA-free sippy cups or skipping the popular brands of macaroni and cheese and choosing a non-GMO organic brand instead. I feel the same way about what I put on the ...
10 Tips for Raising Tidy Kids

10 Tips for Raising Tidy Kids

In some ways, it’s easier to let your children be slobs and do all of the cleaning yourself. That way, you can fluff your pillows exactly the way you want them fluffed, avoid getting cut by a butter knife when you reach into the place where you keep ...
10 Great Daycare Lunches

10 Great Daycare Lunches

Daycare can be a great environment for children to learn, grow and play every day. But once your baby moves beyond expressed breast milk, formula and baby food, it’s not always the best place for them to eat. Many programs serve the usual processed m ...