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GV 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!

By Ashlee Cartwright on December 13, 2016

Looking to buy a holiday gift for the vegan child or family in your life? No need to spend hours searching the Internet for the perfect gift. Check out the 2016 Generation Veggie Holiday Gift Guide! Most items are reasonably […]

Review of Santa’s First Vegan Christmas (Followed by Q&A Session with author Robin Raven)

By Ashlee Cartwright on December 1, 2016

I am one of those people who absolutely loves Christmas! I purchased tickets to Laurie Berkner’s Christmas concert in September, started Christmas shopping and scheduled our family Christmas picture in October, and now that November is here, I am happy to […]

When Vegan Kids Are Invited to a Non-Vegan Birthday Party

By Reannon Branchesi on April 14, 2016

Last night, a parent from my girls’ preschool made me cry. She invited all the kids in my girls’ class to her son’s fourth birthday party, and Abby and Izzy were very excited. I work in the same building as […]

10 Ideas to Help Plan a Perfect Birthday Celebration

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor on December 21, 2015

As a character in one of my favorite classic TV shows, The A-Team, would say, “I love it when a plan comes together!” I’m a planner. I like parties. Put the two together, and I’m pretty stoked. But planning parties […]

Ask Erika: Create a Holiday Kindness Calendar!

By Erika Krebs on December 8, 2015

Dear Erika, It’s easy to get caught up in the consumerism of the holidays. I want to use the holidays as a time to teach my children that it’s not all about toys and presents. Any ideas? –Charlotte, Gainesville, FL […]

The First (Vegan Family) Thanksgiving

By Jonathan Auyer on November 19, 2015

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. You have food, family, friends—plus it’s Fall! An explosion of colorful foliage and chilly morning walks and warm coats. Nothing beats this time of year, and more than previous years, […]

Ask Erika: Vegan Thanksgiving Traditions

By Erika Krebs on November 19, 2015

Dear Erika, This is our first year celebrating the holidays as vegans. I want to recreate the Thanksgiving traditions without meat, but turkey seems to be such the staple for this holiday. What do you suggest in order to change […]

Top 7 Thanksgiving Books for Compassionate Kids

By Jessica Almy on November 12, 2015

Thanksgiving can be a great time for veggie families to celebrate turkeys and compassionate choices. Here are a few books to get started! 1. Silly Tilly’s Thanksgiving Dinner An enjoyable book that’s perfect for beginning readers, Silly Tilly’s Thanksgiving Dinner […]

The Switch Witch & Having a Happy Vegan Halloween!

By Ashley Mazzanti on October 20, 2015

I have a love-hate relationship with Halloween. I love the idea of dressing up, but I hate the idea that the holiday is centered on candy. Growing up I was like everyone else—trying to get the most candy and eating […]

Ask Erika: Fun, Vegan Trick-or-Treating

By Erika Krebs on October 14, 2015

Dear Erika, We are newly vegan, and as I was shopping for Halloween treats, I realized that my daughter might feel completely left out for Trick-or-Treating. What do other vegans do? —Carlee, Providence, Rhode Island Dear Carlee, I get this […]

Five Tips for a Joyful Vegan Halloween

By Marie Levey-Pabst on October 12, 2015

Being a vegan parent means navigating all sorts of holiday eating with both planning and grace. For some reason, Halloween has always been one I worried about the most. Maybe it was because that I couldn’t communicate to every home […]

Gift for the New Vegan Parent

Gifts for the New Vegan Parent

By Kristin Konrady on May 8, 2015

Vegan families are sprouting up all over. Through pregnancy and adoption, Generation Veggie is growing! Wondering what to register for or what to buy the new vegan parents in your life? We’re here to help you show your love and […]

Vegan Birthday That's Fun for All

Ask Erika: A Vegan Birthday That’s Fun for All

By Erika Krebs on May 5, 2015

Dear Erika, I want to throw a vegan birthday party for my 2-year-old child, but most other kids and their parents aren’t vegan. Any suggestions to how to please everyone? –Shannon, Boulder, CO Dear Shannon, The beautiful thing about 2-year-olds […]

My Traditional Vegan Baby Shower

My Traditional Vegan Baby Shower

By on April 8, 2015

With most big milestone events, I’ve always been pretty traditional. When my husband and I were married in 2013, our wedding was the typical oak tree ceremony with roses and poems and matching bridesmaids. Our reception had a cheesy-music DJ, […]