Vanilla nut cookies, healthy cookies

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 ...

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!

Global warming

What Should I Tell My Kids About Global Warming?

For many years there has been debate about whether or not climate change is actually happening. Is global warming a reality, and is it caused by humans?

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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 ...
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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?
healthy desserts

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, healthy desserts GREEN LIVING, RECIPES

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.

Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions DESSERTS, KID-FRIENDLY, RECIPES

Easy Pumpkin Pie with Granola Crust

This healthier version of the American classic has a whole grain granola-based crust. Because who doesn’t love pumpkin pie?

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The Zika Virus And Pregnancy

If you are planning on becoming pregnant in the next 6 months or are already pregnant, see our checklist how to protect yourself from the Zika virus.

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Support Girl Power with Get Real Girl

Get Real Girl is seeking to redefine what it means to “play like a girl.” Join us in helping them kick-start and spread the word!

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Book Giveaway: Healthy Pregnancy at Any Age

Join us for this holiday giveaway and win our pregnancy book for yourself to use or to give as a holiday gift.

pregnancy, surrogacy, baby planning, parenting FAMILY, PREGNANCY

How Surrogacy Changed My Life

Just as different stories bring intended parents to the decision that surrogacy is their path to having children, surrogates enter the journey with their own backgrounds, experiences, and personal connections to pregnancy and fertility.

FOOD, WELLNESS

Eight Best Sugar Alternatives

There are many healthier, lower-calorie refined sugar alternatives that won’t make you miss that sweet sensation.

surrogacy, baby, parenting, pregnancy FAMILY, PREGNANCY

The Surrogacy Alternative

For couples or single parents who can’t have children naturally, surrogacy is one option that is becoming increasingly more common.

parenting, baby products CARE, GREEN PARENTING, GUEST BLOGGER

New Techie Gadgets to Ease the Stress of Parenting

Having a child, especially in such a tumultuous world, can be overwhelming or even scary. But with new technology available today, parents can get help to alleviate the burden.

kids and fruit, fresh fruit pies DESSERTS, KID-FRIENDLY, RECIPES

Easy Fresh Fruit Pies

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

healthy Halloween snacks LATINA VERDE

Ideas Verde para El Noche de las Brujas

Ha llegado el mes de la noche de brujas: aquí le demostraremos ideas de decoraciones para esa noche y con materiales simples que puedes tener el hogar.

Kids and Halloween BUSY MOMS, GREEN PARENTING, KID-FRIENDLY

Green Halloween and Healthy Trick-or-Treat Alternatives

Halloween is a perfect time to teach children about making healthy choices.

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Green Parenting vs. the Real World: Let’s Talk About Poop

Why diapers are a huge problem in today world, and why green parenting matters.

BUSY MOMS, VIDEOS, WELLNESS

Yoga for Busy Moms-Floor Series (Part One)

These yoga miniseries was created to introduce this exercise to parents as well as children. We’ll be showing you how easy and accessible it is to add yoga basics to your everyday life, and all the benefits you can get from even a 10-minute session.