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Before handing your kid a gadget just to shut him up, learn about the long-term effects electronic media can have on a kid’s brain, as well as their overall development.
Combine spending quality time with your kids and cleaning house. These 11 tips can help you effectively maintain balance by cleaning with your kids.
Getting kids outdoors in the winter can often prove challenging. Try these fun and creative activities to get your kids outside and connected to the natural world.
Don't let shyness rule your child's life--try these tips to overcome shyness and let yourself be happier.
Getting kids outdoors can sometimes prove challenging. Help your kids lead a happier, healthier life with these six inventive outdoor activities.
Keep your little ones busy outdoors with these five fun and innovative outdoor crafts for kids found on Pinterest. From backyard teepees to homemade slime, we've got you covered.
Sharing the love of cooking with children is a wonderful way to get kids in the kitchen and introduce to them the simple pleasures of life from kneading bread to chopping carrots to create a delicious and healthy meal.
Sprout Foods new line of Sprout Smash Organic Kids Snack Pouches have the great taste school-aged kids love, and the nutrition their parents demand.
Gardening with kids doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are five simple steps to make gardening with kids more enjoyable.
Guest blogger Sarah Lozanova details her excitement about raising her children in a multi-generational ecovillage once her family moves to the Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage in Maine.
Guest blogger Sarah Lozanova explains the benefits of raising kids in cohousing communities such as the Belfast Cohousing and Ecovillage her family is moving into.
Honor your traditions in a more sustainable way—while still pleasing your children—with these six eco-friendly gift ideas for kids.
Iced tea pops make fun treats for hot summer days, only they are healthy for the whole family, totally customizable, and packed with herbal goodness you won’t find in store freezers.
Discover delightful garden projects for kids. The author of the Fairy House Handbook shows you how to make fabulous fairy creations out of mud.
One guest blogger loves building fairy houses for kids and with kids. She never ceases to be amazed at their instinct for this activity. They see things in nature to use and create with that we could never imagine. Check out some fairy garden ideas from the brightest children.
Mighty Fine Gardens’ vertical garden kits provide families with a way to teach their children the value of outdoor time and of making healthy choices with food.
Combining entertainment and education into one fun experience, board games are a great addition to structured play for kids.
Get your children excited about helping with the garden this year with these five fun activities.
Kids learn about herbs and cooking through a Louisiana woman's "kitchen garden marketplace," Passionate Platter.
When you’re wrapping up your holiday shopping, consider shopping for a good cause. By giving all of your loved ones Cookies for Kids' Cancer this holiday season you may help bring kids with cancer that much closer to a cure.
Protect children's health and the environment by choosing responsibly made toys that are free of lead and other toxins.
Ease the symptoms of the common cold with herbs and other natural treatments.
Encourage your children to read by taking them to the library.
Childhood music lessons have long-term, positive effects on the brain.
Heat illnesses are serious business, but they are also easily preventable. Read on to learn more.
Make faerie dust with the wee folks in your family to get them interested in herbs at a young age.
McDonald's has new, healthier plans for its popular kids' meal.
Create a yummy summertime lip balm with your kids.
Keep your family safe and enjoy all of the fun of splishing, splashing and wading in the water with these pool safety tips for children!
The playground classic of jumping rope seems to have disappeared. It’s time for a comeback!
Here are some ingredients to make cooking with kids a tasty experience!
Bend, twist and turn upside down for a happy baby and healthy child!
Getting kids outdoors and into nature helps promote healthy child development physically, emotionally, intellectually and socially.
Use these five steps to encourage water conservation with children!
Help your kids develop their green thumb by teaching them to compost.
Red apples, orange carrots, green kale, purple eggplant—eating colorful foods is good for little growing bodies! A great way to get kids excited & interested in fruits and vegetables is to talk about it's connection to color!
Your kids will have fun sinking their fingers into this safe and natural play dough.
Take a look at these herbs to fight colds, flus and ear infections.
Kids and veggies don’t mix, right? Guest blogger Stephanie Small doesn't buy it. Re-learn a few tried-and-true tips to help your children actually enjoy their vegetables.

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