Four Guidelines for Surviving Non-Vegan Birthday Parties

By Generation Veggie Admin

Being vegan in my own home has always been pretty easy, especially once I developed some cooking skills. Similarly, I have mostly been pleasantly surprised with how easy it has been to be a vegan parent in my community. However, […]

GV 2017 Holiday Gift Guide!

By Ashlee Cartwright

It’s back – the Generation Veggie Holiday Gift Guide! Having trouble finding the perfect gift for the plant-powered kid or family in your life? You’re bound to find at least one item in our guide that will help you check […]

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup 2017

By Renae Corcoran

Thanksgiving can be very isolating for vegans and vegetarians, especially when you are a kid in an otherwise-omnivorous family that doesn’t understand your ethical choices. I became a vegetarian at age 9 and a vegan at age 16, and these […]

GV 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!

By Ashlee Cartwright

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]