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Homemade Baby Food without the Hassle

Homemade Baby Food without the Hassle

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger It’s time to introduce your baby to her first solid foods. You don’t want to feed her processed junk, but you don’t have the time to puree and freeze like some parents do. Fortunately, there’s a great way to make homemade baby food a part of your everyday routine. […]

Create a Sustainable Winter Wardrobe: 5 Tips for Winter Shopping

Create a Sustainable Winter Wardrobe: 5 Tips for Winter Shopping

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger As winter settles in across the country, it’s time to fill the holes in your winter wardrobe. It’s possible to create a winter style that looks good, keeps you warm, and minimizes the environmental impact of your clothing. Here are a few hints for choosing sustainable items to make sure […]

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Kids Who Want to Change the World

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Kids Who Want to Change the World

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger 2014 is fast approaching, so it’s time to discuss New Year’s Resolutions with your family. This year, step beyond the standard resolutions to conquer bad habits and improve health. Your kids are old enough to see that the world’s not perfect, and they’re compassionate enough to want to change it. […]

A New Year’s Eve Party for the Whole Family

A New Year’s Eve Party for the Whole Family

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger A New Year’s Eve Party is a chance to have fun and celebrate the year that was, while anticipating the year to come. If you have kids, that shouldn’t mean the end of your celebrations. You can still create fantastic memories on New Year’s Eve, and give the kids special […]

Holiday Toy Drives Teaching Children to Be Cheerful Givers

Holiday Toy Drives Teaching Children to Be Cheerful Givers

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger Buying toys for the less fortunate can be a confusing thought for a child, but there’s no better time to teach your kids about giving than during the holidays. Use local holiday toy drives to show your child the joy of helping, and set them on a giving path for […]

Healthy Elves: 5 Healthy Ideas for Elf on the Shelf

Healthy Elves: 5 Healthy Ideas for Elf on the Shelf

Posted by  Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger Christmas is coming, and families across America are delighting in Elf on the Shelf invasion. As these mischievous creatures go about their nightly rounds, they entertain children with their clever and creative antics. But if you’re starting to run low on ideas for Elf on the Shelf activities, here are […]

Outdoor Winter Activities Brighten Dark Days

Outdoor Winter Activities Brighten Dark Days

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger With the time change and the early sunsets, it can be tough to get your kids outside during the darkest days of winter. If you want your family to get exercise and fresh air during the long months ahead, you’ll have to get creative about encouraging outdoor winter activities. […]