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Raising Children in a Minimal Life

By Fredrica Syren: As a child, I grew up with lots of toys, more toys than the average kid. You name the Barbie and I had her…and her entire wardrobe. When I got married to my husband, we (as most couples) received an endless number of wedding gifts; and as …

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5 Ways to Make Children More Aware of Our Natural Environment

By Julia Martin: The future lies in the hands of our next generation, and it’s up to us to let them become aware of what is happening with regards to our environment. Children are focused on social media and their gadgets nowadays, and not really going outside to experience nature. …

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Easy Science Experiments for Kids

By Kim Robson: Little kids are natural scientists. They’re curious about the world around them and are constantly learning new things about how it works. As winter approaches and outdoor time is reduced, here are a few fun DIY at-home science experiments you and your kids can enjoy together! First …

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Benefits of Taking Kids Hiking

By Fredrica Syren: On weekends, we five go on family hikes. Usually, we go early in the morning or later afternoon so it won’t be too hot for the kids. We hike for about 2-3 miles, but take it very slowly, even stop to explore, climb, play and have snack time. While …

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I’m Bored Mommy! — Quick Kids’ Craft Ideas

By Fredrica Syren: With three kids, I feel as if I’m constantly on the go with cleaning, feeding, dressing, changing diapers, picking up toys, and of course — the fun of cleaning it up again. My kids have tons of energy and imagination, but there are times when they look …

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Nature Kids

By Fredrica Syren a.k.a Green Mom: Spending time outdoors is a wonderful reminiscence for many of us. I have so many fond memories of learning and playing with my parents and friends in nature. Today, I swear my kids would live outside if I would let them. We’re talking rain, …

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More Time for Kids to Play            

By Fredrica Syren: It’s not easy to be home with three kids abundant with energy. Sometimes, I admit, I feel overwhelmed with how I will entertain them for an entire afternoon. I have gotten advice that I need to book my kids into more after school extracurricular activities and that …

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