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Are You Ready to Be A Better Earthling?

 Hi! I’m Cathy Tiffany, founder of  Be A Better Earthling.  I founded this site out of my love for nature and keen interest in living a sustainable lifestyle:  that means striving to be healthier, wealthier and having a good impact on the environment here and abroad.  I’ll share my knowledge, discoveries and failures and together maybe we can make ourselves and the world around us a little better!

Healthier

How to Keep Track of Time

First of all, what I typed in my search for visual timers, was just that: “visual timers”.  What the site actually says is “Visual Timers for Children with Special Needs”. It’s possible that I’m offended. I try.  I set my phone timer and my microwave timer.  I look at my laptop clock, my TV clock and my phone clock.  The timer goes off or the designated time arrives…..just 5 more minutes…… The two things I… Read more »

Wealthier

How to Be Green While Keeping Green

If you have read anything I’ve written, you know I’ve been a Dave Ramsey fan for a while now. Dave came out with a great themed St. Paddy’s Day, Money Monday post today and there’s no reason why I should rewrite anything!  If you’re living a frugal lifestyle and trying to save, but you still want to be green, here are a few tips from Dave to help you.  You cansave money and resources at the… Read more »

Eco-Wise

How to Be Green While Keeping Green

If you have read anything I’ve written, you know I’ve been a Dave Ramsey fan for a while now. Dave came out with a great themed St. Paddy’s Day, Money Monday post today and there’s no reason why I should rewrite anything!  If you’re living a frugal lifestyle and trying to save, but you still want to be green, here are a few tips from Dave to help you.  You cansave money and resources at the… Read more »

Parents & Kids

Living a Sustainable Life: How to Teach Your Kids About Health, Money and the Environment

Yesterday was a great day. First of all, my daughter, now 15, secured her first real job and needed a checking  account.  So we walked (gasp!) to the bank and she opened her first checking and savings account.  We then [walked] home and worked out together.  Yay!  I felt really….. successful.  If we would have gardened or planted a tree together, the day would have been a B.A.B.E Trifecta of perfection! I feel that the… Read more »

B.A.B.E In Action

Happiness Tips: Try-it Tuesday List #15

    This week’s list covers  B.A.B.E’s Sustainability Triad:  Health, Money & the Environment (doesn’t that sound so fancy!?) For Your Health:  Over the course of the next week, add one more glass of water each day or if you already guzzle a ton, why not get in a bit more movement >> work in 25 jumping jacks each day for the next 2 weeks. For Your Money:  Not a saver?  Find $5-10 and start… Read more »