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Fun Green Activities & Crafts for Kids

The world will belong to our kids someday, so it’s essential that we teach them how to properly care for it. There are tons of fun, educational activities you can ...

Ten simple ways busy moms can go green

Ten Simple Ways Busy Moms Can Go Green

These simple "go green" tips won't cost a thing–except maybe a little time and effort–but the results are worth it.

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Healthy Baby and Toddler Checklist

Healthy baby and toddler checklist outlines some of the most important issues concerning the early years and provides parents with a useful tool.

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How to Recognize Respiratory Problems in Children

Babies and children may experience a variety of breathing issues. When these problems occur, they must be carefully assessed by parents to ensure that proper ...
Whole Wheat Potato Gnocchi with Kale and Red Onions

Whole Wheat Potato Gnocchi with Kale and Red Onions

This whole wheat potato gnocchi is a great meatless alternative for dinner parties or a Thanksgiving feast. Whole grain pasta provides plenty of dietary fiber ...
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Balance Your Morning With BelVita Breakfast on the Go

As any busy mom, I constantly look for a nutritious snack or breakfast on the go, and belVita biscuits won me over. Find out why. ...

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Clean Energy: Savings for Homeowners (Part One)

Our video helps demystify home energy savings and shows some ways homeowners can significantly reduce energy consumption and costs.

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New Year’s Resolution and Climate Action

Why climate action matters and especially at the beginning of this year

DESSERTS, KID-FRIENDLY, RECIPES

Holiday Cookies: Grandma’s Recipe Rocks the House!

A childhood favorite, Grandma’s honey-sweetened holiday cookies have become a new family tradition.

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Quick and Effective Ways to Clean Upholstery Naturally

Accidental stains on the upholstery happen. Next time you spill something on the couch, use one of our simple and effective methods.

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Traveling with Kids on Public Transit

Traveling with kids on public transit can be a real challenge to combine both the need for transportation, and enjoyment of the little one’s experience.

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Natural Remedies for Disturbing Home Pests

Check out some of the common pests that might be creeping and crawling around your home along with practical ideas and natural remedies how you can go about getting rid of them.

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Pumpkin Coconut Soup

This vegetarian pumpkin soup blends traditional pumpkin flavor with the tropical taste of coconut. A festive color and elegant texture make it a great holiday dish with high nutritional value.

BUSY MOMS, WELLNESS

A Balanced Day for Busy Moms (Part 2)

Balance family demands by creating “alone space” at home–and learn how a spin bike can help with a quick cardio boost.

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Fight Diabetes the Natural Way

Type 2 diabetes is actually reversible especially when detected early on, and can be easily controlled through natural means. All you need is a few lifestyle-get inspired!

Vanilla nut cookies, healthy cookies DESSERTS, KID-FRIENDLY, RECIPES

Easy Vanilla Nut Cookies

For as long as I can remember, vanilla nut cookies were our family holiday staple regardless of the occasion. They always tasted delicious and never lasted too long on the table.

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On The Go with a Baby? Check out This Diaper Backpack

How do you prepare for a trip with a baby, so you can be ready for long waits, security checks and many other inconveniences?

BUSY MOMS, WELLNESS

A Balanced Day for Busy Moms–Weekends at the Bar(re)

Weekends don’t always mean time off for busy moms. Find out how to carve out some time for yourself. One idea: Hold a ballet class in your living room!

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Sunday Pound Cake with Cacao

This version of pound cake uses much less sugar and butter; adding cacao powder gives it a richer flavor–perfect for a Sunday coffee break.

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Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions

Our roasted Brussels sprouts side dish, savory pasta and kale sauté and a new twist on traditional pumpkin pie may be just the answer to the “What should I bring?” dilemma.

Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions RECIPES, VEGETARIAN

Roasted Brussels Sprouts on the Stalk

In addition to being rich in many valuable nutrients, clusters of roasted Brussels sprouts on the stalk make a festive addition to a holiday meal.