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Inspiration — What Would I Be Without It?

By Fredrica Syren: Some weeks I end up in a rut with writer’s block and have no idea what to write about. So I go surfing. No, not in the ocean – on the internet or in a book. This is where I find my inspiration many times and, honestly, …

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Who Needs Toys?

I have found that, no matter how many toys we have for the kids, they will always prefer to play with non-toys. Liam’s favorite thing lately has been picking and stacking apples. He picks them outside and then stacks them, moves them and stacks them again. Noah, on the other …

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Fall Is here

There’s no doubt that fall has arrived in Sweden. During the last week, mornings have been wet and chilly, and we have to wear jackets and hats. Although I’m not quite ready for summer to be over, I do love all the changes of color that fall brings. It’s natural …

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A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

By Fredrica Syren: “I went to sleep with gum in my mouth and now there’s gum in my hair and when I got out of bed this morning I tripped on the skateboard and by mistake dropped my sweater in the sink while the water was running and I could …

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The Things I Can’t Live Without:)

There are a few things I could never live without. Here is my list. Chia Seeds—These nutrient dense little black seeds are miracles and a staple of my diet because they contain omega-3, protein, antioxidants and fiber. I use them in smoothies, chia puddings, baking and so much more. Coconut …

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Cuddle Time

 My favorite thing about having kids is all the cuddles you get and with three kids I sure get my fair share and would not trade it for anything. Have a wonderful weekend everyone! Love, Fredrica a.k.a Green mom  

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How To Handle Criticism When Going Green

By Fredrica Syren: There always will be critics when it comes to the green movement. I have to say, I’m a bit surprised that I’ve not gotten as much as I had expected, considering I have blogged since 2009, written a book and founded Green-Mom.com. I also have been blessed …

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Activism — Aiming for Change

By Fredrica Syren: I don’t think you ever choose to become an activist, but that you choose to be active. That is how my journey toward activism began many years ago. I grew up in a household where activism was strong. When I was seven years old, I asked my …

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Working from Home — Not for Everyone

By Fredrica Syren: I work from home so I can be home with my kids while they are young. When I tell people this, they either envy me or think I’m crazy. I did not always work from home, though. When my oldest was 10 months old, I started working …

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Happy Birthday, Baby Brother

By Fredrica Syren: Today is our baby brother’s first birthday, and all I can say is that time seems to go faster with each child. He is as much like his brother and sister as he is different from them. Liam is a happy baby who loves to mimic and, …

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