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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.

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National Heatstroke Prevention Day

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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.

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

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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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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!

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.

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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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 do with your kids to help them learn about the environment.

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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 medical care is provided when necessary.

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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.