Guest Blogger

Chrystal Johnson

Chrystal Johnson

After graduating from Pepperdine University in 1999 with a degree in Public Relations, Chrystal Johnson jumped feet first into the corporate world. She spent her younger years as a marketing communications manager at a Fortune 20 company where she was responsible for leading message development workshops and shaping marketing strategy.

She fully intended upon climbing the corporate ladder to executive leadership, and was well on her way, when her older daughter was born in 2008. The life-changing event of becoming a mom turned her world upside down – for the better.

She made the decision to step off the corporate ladder and founded Happy Mothering shortly thereafter. Her goal was to document her journey to living naturally while sharing her favorite safe and eco-friendly products with like-minded moms.

Her younger daughter was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 2010, and the experience of living and giving birth abroad further deepened her passion for living simply and naturally. This passion permeated both her personal life and her online presence.

In 2012, she founded Green Moms Media as a way to merge her marketing expertise with her love of blogging and passion for natural products. This boutique PR firm works with the best natural products on the market to get their message out through green mom bloggers.

In her free time, Chrystal enjoys connecting with fellow natural living bloggers in the Green Moms Network, spending time with her family and experimenting with healthful, gluten-free recipes.

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Blog Posts by Chrystal Johnson

  • 5 Ways to Get More Exercise with Your Kids

    5 Ways to Get More Exercise with Your Kids

    As a busy work at home mom, it’s hard to get enough exercise in each week. I know I’m not alone, but it doesn’t stop me from trying to figure out ways to sneak more exercise in. I’m far from perfect with my exercise habits, but I’m trying. That’s all us busy moms can do, […]

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  • 5 Fermented Foods Kids Love

    5 Fermented Foods Kids Love

    Properly fermented foods are an excellent source of probiotics, something most of us need more of in our diet. Fermented foods have been used for ages, and it’s time to reintr oduce this age-old practiceinto every kitchen. Everyone can get started with fermented foods. Many ferments like sauerkraut and pickles can be made with nothing […]

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  • 5 Activities to Teach Your Kids About Sustainable Living

    5 Activities to Teach Your Kids About Sustainable Living

    Our children are the future, which is why we need to make teaching them to be keepers of the Earth a priority. We talk with our girls every day about why we make lifestyle choices so they can understand the why and not just the how. I feel so much joy when my older daughter […]

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  • 5 Ways to Use Coconut Oil with Your Kids

    5 Ways to Use Coconut Oil with Your Kids

    Coconut oil is a wonder food that has so many amazing uses. I’m constantly discovering a new way to use it. We use it for cooking, skincare, first aid and more. The reason we incorporate coconut oil into so many aspects of our lives is because it has an abundance of health properties. It is […]

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  • 5 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Kids’ Bath & Body Products

    5 Ingredients to Avoid in Your Kids’ Bath & Body Products

    Most parents are keenly aware that we need to encourage our children to eat a healthful diet. We want our children to be nourished, healthy and happy. Did you know that 60% of what you put on your skin is absorbed directly into your bloodstream? So, what you put on your child’s skin is just […]

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