How Can We Use Media To Gift Without Buying?

Dec. 16, 2015 Update For those who appreciated the post "Toy Joy vs Consumption Junction, or one of the original posts about stuffed animals with cellphones, "Can something be done about all this … [Read more...]

Reach and Teach Kids in Fun, Fresh Ways: Ten Under $10

Dec. 20, 2009 In my last post I went for ‘free media finds that are priceless year-round,’ today I’ll nudge it up a notch to prove you can gift meaning and mindfulness without spending a fortune (not … [Read more...]

Free Media Finds That Are Priceless Year-Round

Dec. 16, 2009 Got gifts? Not sure when we jumped from “Black Friday/Cyber Monday” to bold-type headlines of “last minute gifts!”---but I’m still holding my own on the ‘haven’t stepped in a mall’ … [Read more...]

CounterMarketing Consumption Cues: Think Geek Gifting Fun

Update: Dec. 21, 2014 Adding a few more fun finds of DIY holiday hack geekery to keep it simple, and am strongly considering ordering my first RaspberryPi credit card sized computer to inspire some … [Read more...]

Meaningful Manga: Graphic Novels and Growth

Update: May 21, 2014 Our friends at Reach and Teach have added another clever manga style illustrated book called "A is for Action" which merits an update! I love the seeding of social change in a fun … [Read more...]

Fun Tips for Thanksgiving: Ethics, Priorities & Media Moments

Nov. 24, 2013 Update Springboarding off the seven Forest Ethics tips below, and Sierra Club’s 5 Tips for a Low Carbon Thanksgiving we’ve got some great news to add… KIDS will soon be able to track … [Read more...]

Father’s Day For $5: Kids Want to “Use Their Own Money”

June 19, 2016 Update For kids who don't have much coinage and dads who aren't big on consumption, homemade 'aww' gifts always appeal, but for those tweens and teens frustrated by their dad's shoulder … [Read more...]

A Picture Is Worth…A Free Cure For Lackus Appreciatis

April 29, 2009 Thought I was going to say '1000 Words' right? (Kodak is counting on it) With flashbacks of the Invisible Woman campaign from Moms Rising last year, Kodak Gallery is echoing a … [Read more...]