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Teach kids water conservation

Teach Your Kids about Water Conservation

World Water and Earth Week offer a great opportunity to teach your kids about water conservation from early on with a few simple tips that will help them appreciate it.

heatstroke prevention

National Heatstroke Prevention Day

Also: Obesity fight in NYC goes to another level, the best baby and toddler slings, carriers and backpacks voted by parents.

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 fruit.

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 friends and family in your efforts.

Lyme disease

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.

Beer: It's Good for You

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.

healthy grilling, green grilling, Father's Day

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

A Special Mother’s Day Meal and Dessert

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

mobile phone, kids and electronics

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 is happening or it happens so gradually that they do not notice.

Pretend play

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.

homemade games and toys

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.

Easter decorations, green Easter

Green Easter Decorations And Healthy Treats

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

recycling, green kids

Fun Recycling Project for Green Kids

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

organic gardening

Organic Gardening Basics

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

Yoga for busy moms-floor series part 2

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.