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Natural Swimming Pools

 By Kim Robson Natural pools, also called swimming ponds, contain crystal clear water without harsh chemicals. A natural pool emulates the image of a natural lake. It provides a living body of water for people, animals, and plants; and recreates the unique experience of swimming in a natural lake. The …

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Review: Dr. Bronner’s Products

By Fredrica Syren I got an opportunity to try a few products from Dr. Bronner’s company. What I really like about Dr. Bronner’s personal products is that they are certified under the USDA National Organic Program as well as Fair Trade certified! Dr. Bronner’s has a wide range of organic …

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Aromatherapy: Healing through Essential Oils

By Dawna Matthews I have been playing in my garden quite a bit lately — smelling herbs and flowers, feeling the sunshine, and watching my daughter laugh and run with wild abandon. Oftentimes, we will cut flowers, vegetables and herbs. Chloe and I always take a moment to bring the cuttings close to our …

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Grow Edible Lawns

By Chef Centehua Edible lawns, as the name clearly states, are lawns you can eat. In fact, before we had lawns, we had gardens. Our ancestors grew food, were resourceful and self-reliant. Edible lawns are beautiful and attract all kinds of pollinators — butterflies, bees, hummingbirds. They also spark conversations with neighbors …

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Meatless Monday–Thai Street Noodles

By Fredrica Syren Happy Monday and if you’re planning a meatless Monday here is a recipe for you. Sundays are in general pretty busy here at home, so dinner has to be something that can be made fast but still be tasty and nutritional. I also love when it’s easy …

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In the Kitchen with Kids of All Ages

By Dawna Matthews I have beautiful, fun memories of cooking in the kitchen at a young age. Now that I have a high spirited toddler of my own, I think about cooking with her more and more. She has been helping me in the kitchen for almost a year now, …

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Green Summer–Eco-Friendly Swimwear

By Amanda Wilkes Summer is my favorite season. I spend all year getting ready to look fit in my bikini, but recently I have been wondering if my healthy figure could be accompanied by an all natural suit. I am the girl who will buy organic cotton whenever possible and …

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A Cup of Health

By Fredrica Syren I’m a huge tea drinker and always have been. Black, green, white, herbal or African Red — it does not matter.  I like them all. So it was not a surprise to me when my kids turned into as much of tea fans as I am. Of …

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Blackfish Movie

 By Kim Robson We at Green-Mom have written before about the injustice and cruelty of keeping captive orcas at marine parks like Sea World. Orcas, also called killer whales, are the most famous and iconic symbol of Sea World’s dominance over the seas. These intelligent mammals reach weights in excess of 10,000 pounds and …

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What It Means To Be an Environmentalist

By Asha Kreiling I’m no John Muir, but I do recycle! Am I an environmentalist? I’d like to say so, but what does that even mean — to be an environmentalist? I think it means many different things to many different people. To some, it means doing simple things to …

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