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The Benefits of Yoga for Pregnant Women

The Benefits of Yoga for Pregnant Women

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Practicing yoga during pregnancy can have amazing benefits. Prenatal yoga focuses on breathing techniques, gentle stretching, and relaxation, using poses that are safe for you and your baby. Yoga can help you relax during pregnancy and prepare you for delivery. Reduce Stress and Anxiety While pregnancy is generally considered a […]

Kids Dress-Up Clothes: Create a Dress-Up Box with Recycled Clothes

Kids Dress-Up Clothes: Create a Dress-Up Box with Recycled Clothes

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Kids dress-up clothes are a great tool for encouraging imaginative play. Why spend money on expensive costumes that children will quickly outgrow when you can recycle your own old clothes into a fun dress-up box? Recycled clothes are not only eco-friendly, but they may also encourage kids to get more […]

How to Master Healthy Eating on a Budget

How to Master Healthy Eating on a Budget

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Healthy eating on a budget is entirely possible, you don’t have to break the bank simply because you want your family to eat well. There are plenty of ways to shop and cook smarter so you can save money and still make healthy meals. Plan Ahead Understanding how to responsibly […]

20 Minute At Home Workout to Help You Stay Fit

20 Minute At Home Workout to Help You Stay Fit

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger If you’re looking to stay fit, but don’t have enough extra time to spend hours at the gym, consider a quick 20 minute workout in the comfort of your own home. The key to getting the most out of a fast workout is keeping your moves synergistic by working several […]

Top Eco-Friendly Toys That Encourage Creativity

Top Eco-Friendly Toys That Encourage Creativity

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Choosing to provide your children with eco-friendly toys doesn’t mean you are limiting their opportunities. In fact, this type of toy can encourage creative play, which helps foster mental growth in children, gives them an outlet for self-expression, and helps them express and understand their feelings. Additionally, toys that are […]

Mom and Baby Yoga Offers Physical, Mental Benefits

Mom and Baby Yoga Offers Physical, Mental Benefits

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger If you’ve ever practiced yoga, you are no doubt aware of all the wonderful benefits of these stretching and breathing exercises. But did you know this practice can also be great for your baby? Besides giving you a postpartum workout, mom and baby yoga is also associated with developmental benefits […]

Valentine’s Day: Fun Alternative Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day: Fun Alternative Date Ideas

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Instead of spending Valentine’s Day or date night doing the same dinner-and-a-movie routine, why not try something a little different? Have a fun, unique experience that even manages to be eco-friendly with these non-traditional date ideas. Flowers, My Lady Flowers are a beautiful and traditional Valentine’s gift, but they can […]

The Best Organic Hot Chocolate Recipes

The Best Organic Hot Chocolate Recipes

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Drinking hot chocolate is a delicious way to enjoy the antioxidants and health benefits of chocolate. Unfortunately, most prepackaged mixes are over-processed and full of sugar, offsetting the healthy goodness chocolate has to offer. Skip the packaged mixes and make your own organic hot chocolate instead. Warm up on a […]

Winter Vegetables: Simple Dinner Side Dishes

Winter Vegetables: Simple Dinner Side Dishes

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Spring and summer aren’t the only seasons that come with an abundance of delicious produce. There many wonderful types of winter vegetables that make great side dishes for any healthy dinner. Brussels Sprouts Though Brussels sprouts have historically had a bad reputation as a hated vegetable, they have recently become […]