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Easy Fresh Fruit Pies

Fruit pies are a proven winner when it comes to getting kids to eat fresh fruit.

Chilled fruit salad with coconut water

Chilled Fruit Salad with Coconut

This easy recipe for a chilled fruit salad with coconut chips and coconut water is a sweet, crunchy, colorful way to get your kids excited about eating a variety of ...

green baby shower ideas

Green Baby Shower Ideas

Having a green baby shower is a good way to get started on raising your child as green and Earth-responsible as possible. It's also a great opportunity to engage your ...

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National Heatstroke Prevention Day

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Protect Your Family Against Lyme Disease

Summer–and vacation time–is in full bloom. Don't give Lyme disease a chance to spoil your outdoor fun with friends and family.
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How to Monitor Your Child’s Mobile Phone Activities

There are all kinds of ways in which kids can get into trouble via their mobile phones. Often they are not even aware of what ...

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Beer: It's Good for You FOOD, WELLNESS

Beer: It’s Good for You

We’ve got plenty of ideas and info on tap to keep a brew enthusiast happy and–who knew?–healthy.

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Healthy Green Grilling

Grilling is a great way to enjoy summer, but more importantly it’s one of the healthiest–and greenest–ways to prepare meat, seafood, tofu and your favorite vegetables if you know how to do it right.

heart-shaped pancakes, Mother's day pancakes RECIPES

A Special Mother’s Day Meal and Dessert

Serve up a brunch, lunch, dinner or dessert that comes from your heart.

DESSERTS, RECIPES

Remembering Grandma: Apple Strudel and Mini Strudels

One way to make Mother’s Day special for your mom: Make one of Grandma’s specialties.

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Mother’s Day: A Break for Busy Moms

Here are a few creative ways to get your family thinking about how to make Mother’s Day a happy one indeed.

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Pretend Play: Busy Day at Toddler’s Office

Pretend or imaginative play is an important part of a healthy child’s development and definitely a better choice than passive watching of TV or videos.

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Caring for a Sickly Child with a Chronic Condition

These practical tips how to care for a child with a chronic condition at home can be very helpful to any parent in this situation.

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Homemade Games and Play Ideas

Avoid falling into the consumer toy trap. Here are a few ideas for inexpensive and eco-friendly homemade toys, games and other creative kid stuff.

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Stuffed Green Peppers with Tomato Sauce

Our stuffed green peppers are a variation of a traditional Central European recipe, filled with a mix of ground meat, served with brown rice and tomato sauce.

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The Art and Craft of Creating a Green Sanctuary in 2017

Green homes are built as energy-efficient paragons that promote health and feature cutting-edge tech solutions. Have a fresh start in 2017 and assemble a spellbinding green home that speaks to your personality and benefits all inhabitants.

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Green Easter Decorations And Healthy Treats

These simple Easter craft, decorating and gift ideas require little or no expense and very little time.

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Green Easter Crafts

Holidays–especially Easter–can be tricky when you’re raising your child to be environmentally conscious. Let’s get creative, support fair trade production and consume less this Easter!

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Fun Recycling Project for Green Kids

Use this recycling project to hone your child’s sewing skills and clean up their art supplies!

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Healthy Pregnancy: 5 Rare Congenital Defects

The last thing any parent wants to think about is anything but a perfectly healthy baby, but genetic problems and syndromes exist and can happen to your child, sometimes without any apparent cause.

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Organic Gardening Basics

Join organic gardener Scott Meyer for a step-by-step walk-through of the organic gardening basics.