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5 Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Picky Eater

5 Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Picky Eater

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger My daughter is a picky eater, so coming up with healthy snack ideas for her can be really tough. There is only a handful of foods she likes to eat, so I have to be creative and either make healthy foods fun to eat or add healthy ingredients to the […]

All Natural Energy Boosters to Survive the Afternoon Slump

All Natural Energy Boosters to Survive the Afternoon Slump

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger As a work-at-home mom of a toddler, I need all the energy I can get to make it through the day and still get work done after my daughter goes to bed. While I wish I could bottle my four year old’s never-ending energy, I have managed to find some […]

Environmental Sustainability in the Kitchen

Environmental Sustainability in the Kitchen

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger If you like to cook or have a family, chances are you spend a good portion of your day in the kitchen, which makes it a great place to practice environmental sustainability. Here are a few simple ways to go green while you get cooking. Clean Up Your Cleaners […]

4 Environmental Sustainability Projects for Kids

4 Environmental Sustainability Projects for Kids

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger The key to teaching kids about big ideas, like environmental sustainability, is to make learning fun and hands-on. Here are four simple activities that can help children learn about supporting our natural environment. Recycled Trash Art This project is perfect for kids of all ages, and especially for younger ones. […]

Healthy Family Values: Teaching By Example

Healthy Family Values: Teaching By Example

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Children are never too young to start learning healthy family values. Even little ones can absorb the most basic ideas and continue to grow from there. Your child will mimic your choices and actions, so the best way to share your values is to teach by example. Food For […]

The 3 Rs of Hosting a Summer Party

The 3 Rs of Hosting a Summer Party

  Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger When you’re planning your next summer party, keep in mind the three Rs of sustainable party planning: reduce, reuse, and recycle. Here are a few tips to help make your shindig fun and eco-friendly. Reduce The party trash can quickly pile up when you factor in all the […]