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Springtime Kids’ Crafts

By Dawna Matthews I am always on the lookout for fun, easy activities to do with Chloé. Springtime gives us many opportunities to go outside and be in nature, but with spring comes changing weather. When it starts to rain or gets blustery, it’s time to head inside and keep …

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Homemade Sidewalk Paint

By Fredrica Syren In an effort to entertain my two oldest kids, I made sidewalk paint for them with just three ingredients. It’s so easy — and it’s completely natural, toxic-free and eco-friendly. The best part is that it involves very little cleaning up afterward, so they can be little artisans …

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Eco-story Time

 By Dawna Matthews From a very young age, I have always been an avid reader, and one of my favorite share times with my daughter Chloé is story time. It’s a wonderful time for us to cuddle up and go to a whole new world. Sometimes I like to read something that …

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Fun Ideas for a Mom on Bed Rest

By Fredrica Syren Today, I’m finishing my 5th week on bed rest. Clearly it’s working because the baby is still happily cooking and shows no plans to enter this world early any more. Phew!!! It’s super hard to just lie here; after this many weeks, I’m bored out of my mind …

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Preserving Our Heritage, Choose Heirloom Seeds

By Christopher Marciello Its’ starting to get closer to that time of the year when it’s time to plant seeds for summer. When you do really do consider using heirloom seeds. Heirloom seeds are somewhat fashionable as of late, so I’d like to begin by briefly mentioning the types of …

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Make Your School Grow With a School Garden

By Kim Robson School gardens provide a dynamic and beautiful learning environment for kids, where science, math, reading, environmental studies, nutrition, and health can be taught. There, children can experience a deeper understanding of nature and become better stewards of the Earth. They learn how to design the garden, then …

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Goodbye, 2012! Hello, 2013!

By Julie Zeff Can you believe it? It’s here again … that really special time. As December 2012 turns into January 2013, something almost magical happens. It is as if a door to the old closes, and doors to new opportunities open, inviting you in. It is a time of …

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Ways to Recycle Old T-shirts

 By Kim Robson We all have some old t-shirts cluttering up our closets and drawers. They might be faded, misshapen, stained, or full of  holes. They might have logos that bring back happy memories. They might be too aged to donate to Goodwill. Aside from making them into diapers or …

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The Gift of Thanks!

By Julie Zeff November is here! The minute November hits, all I can think about are crunchy fall colored leaves, crisp air, friends and family, vacation from school, and the fact that it would be great to focus more attention on all the things I’m grateful for. (Like being together …

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Me Time Tips

By Julie Zeff I bet you’re busy — especially as the holidays draw near.  Do you own a business or work from home?  Maybe you have a family or volunteer in your community.  How’s that work-life balance coming along? If you are like most of the people I know, then …

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