Summer Yoga at the Beach for Kids

While planning your summer family activities, consider these yoga and mindfulness exercises for children to help them make the most of their time outdoors.

5 Outdoor Winter Activities for 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.

Setting Intentions for Family Meals

As our family focuses on nourishing meals and traditions, we’re practicing setting clear intentions. This week, our intention is to continue to bring joy and celebration to family meals, even when life is busy and stressful.

Board Games Help Kids Learn

Combining entertainment and education into one fun experience, board games are a great addition to structured play for kids.

Charitable Gift Idea: Buy Cookies for Kids' Cancer

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.

Give Gifts that Give Back

The Herb Companion editors have found some gifts that give back to charities that are making a difference.

Gardening with Disabilities: Horticultural Therapy

The therapeutics of gardening and gardens have been known since ancient times. Health care professionals acknowledge this and have been putting it to practice for two-hundred years in this country. Horticultural therapy is good for the whole person.

Jump Rope with Kids

The playground classic of jumping rope seems to have disappeared. It’s time for a comeback!

Gardening With Disabilities: Jump-Start Seedlings Indoors

Starting seeds indoors is economical, fun, and easy to do for most anyone. Gardening under lights can be as simple or complex, inexpensive or expensive as you desire. Starts can then be planted outdoors in easily accessed containers or raised beds.

UniquEco: Recycling Flip Flops for a Cleaner World

This charitable foundation cleans up coasts, employs impoverished communities, turns discarded items into new products and uses the funds from sales to help alleviate environmental issues such as whaling and support social issues such as education, conservation and development initiatives in poor communities.

Glad I Can't Afford Green?

Jessica discusses the idea that the high cost of going green might be just what the movement needs to move into the realm of "the norm."