Earth Day Gifts / February 23, 2019 / Laurel Hawkins
In 1962 marine biologist Rachel Carson published Silent Spring. The book talked about the commonly used toxic pesticides used in agriculture and daily life. The title referred to the consequences of the devastating pesticides: a world without birds. Surprisingly Silent Spring became a hit. Americans cared and they wanted the facts. In 1968 the world saw the entire Earth for the first time. Apollo astronauts photographed the planet on their flight home from the moon. The Earth looked beautiful with its swirls of blues and whites. The photo provided a startling awareness: people saw Earth as vulnerable and needing human care.
It is a relationship promoting holiday that can be celebrated by making a difference. Organizing an event changing a habit or launching a community garden can all be on the agenda of celebrating Earth Day. Bringing people together with mutual interests is typical of the earth element. Protecting the environment is now a priority among the many issues of global concerns. On a small scale we can look at the microcosm of family life with genuine goals of adjusting bad habits toward better practices in the usage of measurable resources. Our carbon footprint is not just an abstract concept but a very real and measurable entity.
This is a good way for everyone especially your mom to relax and enjoy. You could plan a trip in the beach or probably out of the country so your mom could do some shopping. For sure she is going to be excited for this trip! 2. Personalized mug - is your mom working in the office? How about you come up with a personalized coffee mug as a gift for her? You could print statements like "Best Mommy Ever" "Number 1 Mom" or "Sexiest and Prettiest Mom" or you could also print photos of you two together. She would surely love this gift and you can expect her to use this mug like a proud mama that she is.