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A Special Mother’s Day Meal and Dessert

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

Remembering Grandma: Apple Strudel and Mini Strudels

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

Mother's Day

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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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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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 ...

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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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Organic Gardening Basics

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

BABY & KIDS, LEARNING, VIDEOS

Tuneful Tots: The Importance of Music Education for Young Children

Music affects the growth of a child’s mind intellectually, emotionally and physically; music education in early childhood has been shown to lead to success in adult life.

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Yoga for Busy Moms-Floor Series (Part Two)

This Yoga for busy moms video is part of miniseries created to introduce this exercise to parents as well as children.

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Keep Your Pipes Clean with Homemade Drain Cleaner

Simple and inexpensive way to keep your sink drain pipes clean and fresh without a plumber.

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Green Is the New Red for Valentine’s Day

Homemade dark chocolate hearts are a great way to say “I love you” without having to waste paper on the box. Happy green Valentine!

BABY & KIDS, VIDEOS

Storytelling Helps Young Minds Grow

Whether you use your hands, props or just your own creativity, storytelling is a great way to bond with your kids and get their imagination going.

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Spotless Space: 4 Green Tips For Keeping Clean

There is no better feeling than having a clean and well-organized home while keeping it green. Here are few green tips to help you get started.

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Homemade Gift Ideas for Valentines Day

Simple homemade gifts–like a hand-decorated pot, a clever message spelled out in vintage keyboard letters or a heart-shaped pizza–send a sweet message from your hands and your heart.