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Eating Healthfully on a Budget—Homemade Smoothies

By Fredrica Syren: My life is crazy busy sometimes, and that’s when I find myself forgetting to eat or having to eat on the fly. Food on the fly is not a good idea by any means and, at the same time, it’s hard to make something that’s fast and …

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Stopping Mosquito Bite Itch

By Kim Robson: Here on Green Mom, we’ve covered several different ways to ward off summer’s annoying biting insects. There’s Thieves’ Oil, which has been in use since the days of the plague; a natural bug spray you can make at home; and even a mushroom-based repellant. But no matter …

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Organic Vegan Food Beneficial to the Skin

By Martin Greene: Our skin is one of our biggest concerns when talking about the body. Skin problems occur due to a variety of reasons. Martin, the lead content writer of Poshh, shares some examples of vegan food that could help the skin remedy those problems. If you suffer from …

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Raw dessert = pure nutrition

By Fredrica Syren: On Sunday evenings I make dessert for my family.  My kids do not eat very much sugar and my golden rule is if goes into their mouths, it has to have some sort of nutrition.  Raw desserts are my favorite way to “un”-cook yummy treats because there is …

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Why?     

By Fredrica Syren: One of my least favorite phases of kids’ development is the “why” phase. My youngest child Liam just started it; I had totally forgotten how tiring it could be. Everything I say to him is followed by “Why?” I have learned that it’s important to answer the question …

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6 Beginner Tips for Family Weekend Camping Trips

By Olivia Jones: The first camping experience for children is bound to be memorable for many reasons. To begin with, family bonds are strengthened since family spend all their time together. Next, an environment completely different from the one children are used to can inspire them to explore and learn …

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Why Empaths Are Naturally Attracted to Green Living

By Jackie Edwards: Humans seem to get all the attention. Read any article about empaths, and it will focus solely on how hypersensitive individuals tend to take on the emotional burdens of other people. However, our empathy does not stop with humans: we also have a place in our hearts …

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Uses for Elderflowers

By Kim Robson: It’s summertime, and our elderberry bushes are flowering. We’ve covered uses for elderberries, specifically the healing properties of elderberry syrup for coughs and sore throats, but what about the fragrant blossoms? Elderflower syrup is rich in vitamin C, making it suitable for treating runny noses caused by …

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How Air Pollution Effects Our Bodies

By Fredrica Syren: Air pollution is one of the worst environmental health-related crises we face today. Breathing is something most of us take for granted but unfortunately, with every breath we take, we also inhale lots of pollution. According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report released at the end of …

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7 Green Home Cleaning Hacks for a Smart Housewife

By Julia Martin: Cleaning is a routine activity for any housewife. If you are a smart housewife, you will always want to do it in quickest possible time with great efficiency. But we often become too dependent on chemical cleaning products to have efficiency. These chemical cleaning products can have …

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