The Big Green Parenting Experiment

raising a healthy family in a toxic world

about me

I’m Alli. Wife, mother, treehugger, runner, foodie, wine enthusiast, traveler, hiker, blogger, student, stay at home mom, dog lover, artist, photographer. I am passionate about organics, sustainability, the environment and doing our best to leave the earth a better place than when we found it.

This blog is an outlet for me to share my personal experiences, great products, information, recipes and various other ways that we strive to live as a green family, for ourselves, for our daughter and for our earth.

Thank you for joining me on this journey! I look forward to your feedback, suggestions and constructive ideas. Let the big green parenting experiment begin!


5 responses to “about me

  1. Hi Alli,
    I found you on Local Sugar (my blog is the one right before yours). And I loved your post Journey to a chemical free home. I work for an environmental nonprofit, so I definitely know what it’s like to want to raise your child toxin free and how challenging it can be in today’s world. Have you ever checked out EWG? I have their site listed on my blog ( They have 2 helpful databases to look up the toxicity of tons of products (with a specific baby section too). Nice to meet you!

    • oceanalli says:

      Hi Sarah!
      Thank you SO much for the great information! I’m looking forward to checking out your blog and the websites that you mentioned! Enjoy the rest of your weekend and great to meet you, too!


  2. Mrs. T says:

    You had me at treehugger, foodie, dog lover….. It was great getting to know you and I can not wait to read your blog! I am excited!

    I am your newest follower.

  3. […] I LOVE photo challenges.  And in 2013, I am excited to participate in a new photo challenge with Alli of the Big Green Parenting Experiment.  I hope you will join me in capturing this new year with a […]

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