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Pay it Forward on Earth Day

Pay it Forward on Earth Day

Our kids will be living on this planet long after we’re gone, so they should learn to care for it. Why not throw a party to celebrate Earth Day (April 22) and use it to reinforce the importance of going green? Kids will have fun and make a difference in the environment with these Happy […]

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An Edible Education

An Edible Education

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

As our food system faces challenges, I believe our greatest gift to our children is an “edible” education. In America today, it is more common for our food to come from across the world than from our own backyards. Agriculture took a wrong turn a few generations back, replacing biodiverse family farms with industrial corporate […]

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The Glory of A Garden

The Glory of A Garden

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Transform an ordinary backyard into a captivating, natural wonderland and you’ll harness the curiosity and imagination of your children in a whole new way. With a little ingenuity, you can create a multi-sensory landscape that provides kids with an enriching, year-round, fresh-air retreat. Jocelyn Chilvers, a 30-year veteran in landscape design, as well as an […]

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Quality of Life is No Compromise

Quality of Life is No Compromise

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

My story is probably not much different from yours. Despite varying degrees of awareness and acceptance of seemingly “necessary evils” in our lives, we make choices every day influenced by our priorities and values. Sometimes it appears that constraints of time and money can limit access to better choices. Then I realized, Why should this […]

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The Thinking Mom’s Guide to Eating

The Thinking Mom’s Guide to Eating

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Whether you’re trying to help your kids with their homework, divvy up the dinner tab at your moms’ night out, or multitask several major projects at work, your brain works better when you feed it well. In fact, scientists in the pioneering field of nutritional neuroscience are finding that specific nutrients may be able to […]

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