Jessica Claire Haney

Moms turn out in force for clean air

Posted July 31st, 2014 by Jessica Haney in Causes, Green, Health, Politics

Moms turn out in force for clean air

Moving to DC nearly 14 years ago was a conscious decision; I wanted to live in a place where I would be surrounded by people from all over the world, by arts and cultural institutions and by opportunities to engage in public policy activism. Since developing health issues a decade […]

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Creating little photographers

Posted June 13th, 2014 by Jessica Haney in Child, Parenting, Uncategorized

Creating little photographers

Children see things in unique ways, and that vision extends to what they can capture with a camera. My son’s school offers after-school enrichment classes twice a year. In the fall, my son chose sports, but after I watched his fascination with photography grow through the year, and after I […]

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Putting children on stage

Posted May 30th, 2014 by Jessica Haney in Child, Parenting, Uncategorized

Putting children on stage

If there had been a program like Encore Stage & Studio where I grew up, I might have a very different life. Being on stage was always a dream, but in my small town, there weren’t any options for kids, at least as far as I knew or as far […]

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Springtime return of the Green Festival

Posted May 29th, 2014 by Jessica Haney in Green

 It was only a few months ago that I wrote here glowing about the amazing products and businesses I learned about at the September 2013 DC Green Festival, but the huge expo for everything related to sustainable living is back this weekend. This is the Green Festival‘s 10th year in […]

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Budding Environmentalists Blossom at Showcase

Posted April 24th, 2014 by Jessica Haney in Uncategorized

Telling people about your school’s gardening or recycling programs and then hearing about theirs might be the best early networking activity I can think of! For the third year in a row, the non-profit alliance of environmental educators NoVA Outside put on a successful School Environmental Action Showcase, or SEAS […]

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