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Sunscreen Chemicals in the Bloodstream

By Kim Robson: Here at Green Mom, we’ve been keeping an eye on sunscreens. Not just why they are important for kidsbut also about recent banson sunscreen in Hawaii, Key West, and Palau amid concerns about chemical damage to coral reefs. In particular, oxybenzoneand octinoxate, commonly found in over 3,500 sunscreens, are the most concerning. …

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Shift Happens!

By Larraine Roulston: Individuals and society at large are under the influence of advertising. Last week, when visiting Toronto, I noticed several Starbuck’s and Tim Horton’s posters while riding public transit and walking on city streets. Posters displayed beverages in familiar disposable cups, often with straws and plastic bubble tops. Reuse …

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Weekly Menu 5/20

This week is a short week because I’m going out of town for work and my mother in-law is watching the kids at the end of the week.  Monday Spaghetti with homemade tomato sauce Tuesday Black Bean Burgers Wednesday  No-Noodle Zoodle Lasagna Thursday Creamy Dijon Quorn Stew served with Rice

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Tomato Sauce

When I made tomato sauce I like adding lots of veggies to it to make it more filling and to add more nutrition. What vegetables I add all depends on what I have ready to eat in the garden, but the base is always the same: tomato, garlic, onion and …

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Animal Tracks To Find With Kids

As the weather warms up, there’s nothing better than spending time outside enjoying nature! Getting your kids outside is a great way to help them learn, especially when it comes to learning about wildlife in their area! To help them grow their knowledge of animals, Personal Creations made this printable …

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Weekly Menu May 13th

                Monday Broccoli Quiche               Tuesday Shakshuka             Wednesday Herb Grilled Seitan and Bulgur Salad               Thursday Butternut Squash Enchiladas Friday Pizza!!         …

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Is It Possible to Live Plastic Free?

By Fredrica Syren: I’m just going to say it: plastic is addictive — or should I say, the convenience of plastic is. We’re all so busy, more busy than we ever have been, and one thing that helps save time is convenience. And plastic fits into that category. I admit …

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