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5 Ways to Throw an Epic Zero-Waste Birthday Party for Your Kid

By |2019-07-22T13:23:24-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Children, Featured, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Zero Waste|Tags: , , |

Caring for the environment is crucial nowadays more than ever. The amount of plastic found in the ocean is frightening, but what’s more horrifying is the massive number of animal casualties. In the beginning, using plastic for convenience was a stellar idea, until the population grew and so did the number of people who use it. [...]

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Five Ways to Give Your New Baby the Healthiest Start Possible

By |2019-07-19T13:52:48-04:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Children, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

Going from the womb to the real world is a huge shock for your baby! Although you probably spent plenty of time worrying about the health of your little one in utero, it pales in comparison to how much time you’re likely to spend worrying about your infant’s health after he is born. It’s important to [...]

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6 Nontoxic, Eco-Friendly Projects for Kids to Do Outside

By |2019-07-09T14:34:41-04:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Children, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Summer|Tags: , , , |

Getting our kids outside during the summertime is more challenging today than ever. Most little ones would rather spend their time in front of the television or computer than head out that door and explore the world around them. Add to that the fact that many of the classic summer activities aren't as eco-friendly as they [...]

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3 Ways to Help Your Tween Navigate Their Style  

By |2019-06-13T18:18:38-04:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Children, Culture, Featured|Tags: , , , |

Middle school is difficult for tweens in more ways than one. They’re trying to navigate their personal style while also feeling compelled to fit in. Supporting your tween in exploring their style is essential to development in these middle school years. Here are some key ways to help them through these transformative times. Talk [...]

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Healthy Habits to Teach Your Kids Now 

By |2019-06-07T13:35:55-04:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Children, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

As parents, getting our kids to acquire healthy habits while they are still young is extremely important. We always want what is best for our children even if we have to force them into making something “horrendous” (at least to them) a habit, such as eating vegetables. Children can easily pick up a habit—both good or [...]

Understanding How Social Media Plays a Major Role in Body Image in Adolescence

By |2018-08-25T15:59:44-04:00August 25th, 2018|Categories: Children, Family, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Social Media|Tags: , , , |

According to studies, teens spend more time on social media than any other demographic. In fact, CNN reported that teens spend about nine hours every day using some kind of media, and some 13-year-olds check social media as much as 100 times every day. Unfortunately, all of this screen time can involve negative comparisons between themselves [...]

How to Teach Children to Love Learning 

By |2018-08-23T21:21:23-04:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Children, Culture, Featured|Tags: , , |

If there’s a greater gift than that of knowledge, we’re yet to hear about it. Indeed, once a child has developed a thirst for learning and a love of knowledge, they’re likely to carry those traits with them for the rest of their life. Of course, if a child embraces schoolwork –– or simply cultivates their [...]

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Buy Cheap, Buy Twice – How to Make Sure Your Parenting Purchases Last

By |2018-08-17T19:04:36-04:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Children, Culture, Family|Tags: , , , , , , |

Shoppers are always looking for a bargain, and you can’t really blame them. With wage growth flat and the cost of living increasing sometimes it does pay to shop around for the best deal. With the boom in online retail giants like Amazon and Catch of the Day sometimes you can find some serious bargains by [...]

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Top 4 Lessons Your Kids Will Learn from Karate 

By |2018-05-21T23:01:19-04:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Children, Fit & Fab, Fitness|Tags: , , , , |

Do you wonder what mixed martial arts classes would do for your child? The fact is that these disciplines accomplish a great deal more than pass the time after school. There are plenty of life lessons that your children will learn by getting involved with karate for kids and other martial arts. Here are some examples [...]

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Conventional Lice Treatment Medications and Why You Shouldn’t Use Them

By |2018-04-02T21:31:42-04:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Children, Featured, Health & Wellness, Medical|Tags: , , |

Lice infestation can spell tissue irritation, inflammation, and even infection in worst cases. As such, it is important to manage the lice infestation as fast and efficiently as we possibly can. This is where medications are used. Unfortunately, even experts are calling against their use especially among children. Here’s a look at some conventional lice treatment medications and why you shouldn’t use [...]

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5 Ways to Stop Devices from Damaging Your Kids' Eyes

By |2018-03-21T18:19:52-04:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Children, Eye health, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , |

As a parent, there are more than a few obvious ways in which our kids are growing up in a world that is glaringly different to the way it was for us. For instance, recent research showed that 70% of all parents wished their kids climbed a tree or got muddy more often.  And a third [...]

Safety Tips for Car Seats: Stay Away from These 10 Common Mistakes 

By |2018-02-16T19:06:35-05:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: Children, Culture, Family, Featured, Healthy Living, Smart living|Tags: , , , , |

Car accidents are uncountable. Car accidents lead to multiple, unnecessary results such as injuries, death, and loss of earnings etc. Most of the car accidents happen because of speeding, drunk driving, running in red lights, wrong-way driving, the influence of the drug, road rage and, last but not the least, not following the driving rules. That's [...]

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5 Diseases That Mostly Affect Older Children 

By |2017-12-28T22:26:57-05:00December 28th, 2017|Categories: Children, Disease, Featured, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , , |

This post is sponsored by Nidhi Mahajan As a parent, there are few experiences more alarming than having your children become ill. Children often suffer from illnesses such as urinary tract infections, coughs, colds and flu, chicken pocks, ear or throat pain, bronchitis or sinusitis, however some diseases such as Hepatitis A and Rubella are more common [...]

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How Wearable Fitness Trackers Can Help Kids Stay Healthy and Active 

By |2017-11-22T23:26:06-05:00November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Children, Exercise, Fit & Fab, Fitness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |

I have a guilty secret to share. It’s been creeping up on me over the last few months. I’ve been worrying about my parenting skills. Am I letting down my son? Or simply indulging him? It all started when we got him a cheap smartphone for his 5th birthday. Ever since then, he has become obsessed [...]

8 Ways To Get Kids To Eat More Fruits And Vegetables

By |2017-10-20T22:43:39-04:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Children, Nourish, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |

Getting children to eat more fruits and vegetables can be surprisingly difficult. They’ll always find an excuse and they’ll always be on the lookout for a way to escape these healthy foods. If you’re not careful, they’ll eventually get their way and you’ll stop trying. Below, you’ll find tips for ensuring your kids eat more fruits [...]

4 Great Ideas for Natural Baby Care

By |2017-08-29T22:23:27-04:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Babies, Children, Family, Featured, Green & natural home, Green living, Healthy Living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

While having a baby is an amazing experience, keeping your baby safe can be scary. By utilizing natural baby care, you’ll know you’re not only making sure that your baby stays healthy, but you’re also doing your part for the environment.   "Providing natural baby care is easy to do. By following these tips and tricks, [...]

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How to Teach Your Children to Go Green at a Young Age

By |2017-08-29T00:20:09-04:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Children, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

Despite what we’d all like to believe, resources on earth aren’t infinitely renewable, and our rampant overconsumption has been steering us into dangerous territory for years.  While we can’t turn back the clock, we can make major changes now that will have a serious impact on sustainability for the foreseeable future. So where do we start? [...]

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How to Keep Your Kids From Becoming Greedy and Instead Learn to Give Back

By |2017-06-27T22:34:41-04:00June 27th, 2017|Categories: Children, Doing Good, Family, Featured|Tags: , , , |

Most parents rue the day their child learned the word “mine.” That single word can transform a magnanimous toddler into a greedy child. Almost all kids pass through a phase of gimme-gimmes, when every item they touch becomes part of their personal wealth. However, without parent intervention, the seemingly harmless gimme-gimmes can develop into selfishness and [...]

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3 Ways You Can Improve Your Home for Better Health

By |2017-02-13T17:00:07-05:00February 13th, 2017|Categories: Children, Family, Green & natural home, Green living, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Home, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There’s a lot of emphasis that is placed on making home improvements to boost the overall value of your residence, but did you know that some upgrades you make to your abode could also increase your well-being? There are several things you can do to your home that may help you have a healthier life.   "Some [...]

8 Volunteer Vacations That Will Change Your Life

By |2016-04-07T11:23:12-04:00April 7th, 2016|Categories: Children, Culture, Doing Good, Environment, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

When you take on volunteer work you do two things: you give something back to the world and you enrich your own life. The number of projects out there is vast and varied.   "When you take on volunteer work you do two things: you give something back to the world and you enrich your own life." [...]

Help Your Child Lose Weight in Fun and Healthy Ways

By |2015-11-04T23:12:48-05:00November 4th, 2015|Categories: Children, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

How to get a child to lose weight is a problem many parents are facing today. In the age of internet, tablets, computers, game consoles, and smart phones getting a child interested and motivated to exercise and be active is difficult. Children are looking for constant entertainment, and from their point of view, exercise is not [...]

7 Things You Can Do To Raise Eco-Friendly Children

By |2014-12-05T10:59:11-05:00December 5th, 2014|Categories: Children, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

Want to introduce kids to green living? Start early to make it easier for them to develop eco-friendly habits. Photo courtesy of Black Rock Solar via Flickr Guest post by Boom Rizal If you want to introduce kids to green living it’s best to do it early. The younger they are, the easier it’ll [...]

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