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Out and About in Zero Waste Style

By Fredrica Syren:​ It’s been one year since we committed to a zero waste life style, which means we try not to create any waste. How’s it going, you wonder? Actually, it’s going well and, sure, we do face challenges sometimes. Lots of people ask me how we manage to spend a day out and about with kids but not create waste. As a family, we love …

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WeWood Watch Review

By Fredrica Syren: When trying to live an eco-conscious life, finding watches made with sustainable materials was a challenge until I found WeWood watches. Get this … the watch is made of wood! My WeWood watch is made with 100% Natural Wood, and is both hypoallergenic and completely free of …

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Mammograms for Early Detection of Breast Cancer

By Fredrica Syren: October is breast cancer awareness month and is an annual international health campaign to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. I few months back, I had my …

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Walk For Health

By Fredrica Syren: While living in Sweden for the past 3 years I walked…and I walked and I walked. You see in Sweden you don’t use cars so much to get around but rater use public transportation, bikes and yes walk. It helps that in Sweden, like many places in …

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Why Teaching Kids Cooking Skills Is So Important

 By Fredrica Syren:  My husband can’t cook for the life of him. Ok, well, he can kind of scramble some eggs and make pancakes from a mix. But that’s it. He says it’s because, as a child, he had no interest in learning to cook, and no one felt the need to teach him. This is the reason he believes whole heartedly that all three of …

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Family On Adventure-Öland

A couple of weeks ago we spent a week driving around Öland, which is an island in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Sweden. It’s the second largest island in Sweden and you drive across a 6 km long bridge to get there. We drove around the whole island during the week and …

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Family On Adventure–3 weeks but who’s counting?

By Green mom: Today marks 3 weeks since we moved out of apartment and officially became a campervan family. Bella commented how she feels it’s been much longer than 3 weeks and indeed it does feel longer because we have done so much, experienced so much and seen so much. …

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Can We Hold Our Child Too Much?

By Fredrica Syren Ever since my first baby was born almost 9 years ago, I’ve heard that you should not “spoil” babies and hold them too much, that they would then require being held all the time and wouldn’t self soothe or sleep. I guess there is some truth to this. …

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