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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 [...]

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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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 [...]

4 Wonderful Ways to Raise Earth Loving Kids

By |2018-03-05T17:17:43-05:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Environment, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

With so many factors negatively affecting the Earth—from pollution, to depletion of natural resources and global warming—there is no wonder why many parents want to make protecting the planet a family affair. Parents who are concerned about the welfare of the planet can instill in their children values that are aligned with Earth-friendly behaviors. Here are [...]

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 to Balance Work and Motherhood

By |2019-10-24T09:26:54-04:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Family, Featured, Smart living|Tags: , , , |

Being a working mom and raising kids is not easy. Motherhood is hard enough before throwing in work, self-care, housework, guilt, and more. Nevertheless it is manageable. You need to be organized if you want to strike a balance between your profession and motherhood. Here are some tips that will help you to strike a good [...]

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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5 Great Reasons Why Gardening Is Good for Your Health and Life

By |2015-04-24T00:07:25-04:00April 24th, 2015|Categories: Eco-Friendly Gardening, Environment, Exercise, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

I have so many fond childhood memories of my father's backyard garden. When I close my eyes, I can still see him happily digging, raking, planting, watering and weeding his vegetables. Gardening was his was of relaxing after a long day of work. And it was also a source of pride. Of course, the best part for [...]

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.