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Five Reasons Why You Should Unplug Yourself From Technology

Posted on March 6th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger These days, we’re spending more time on smartphones, social media, and email than ever before. However, all that time spent plugged into technology can make you feel distracted, worn down, and stressed. Here are five reasons why you should unplug yourself from technology: More ‘You Time’ If you think you [...]

Healthy Saint Patrick’s Day Treats for Your Toddler

Posted on March 3rd, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Are your kids asking why shamrocks and leprechauns are popping up everywhere? Saint Patrick’s Day is in the air! Why not celebrate the holiday with some healthy Saint Patrick’s Day treats for your toddler? Try one of these tasty finger foods during snack time today. Pot O’ Gold Dip [...]

It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month – Let’s Celebrate!

Posted on February 28th, 2014

Posted by Oral Health America February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which is sponsored every year by the American Dental Association to raise awareness about the importance of oral health for children. At Oral Health America we will are focusing on children both this month and for the entire year through our Smiles Across [...]

The Best Way to Eat Kale: Often

Posted on February 27th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger You probably already know that leafy greens, including spinach and romaine lettuce, pack a huge nutritional punch. Have you ventured into trying kale? The best way to eat kale is . . . often! When I first bought a bunch of the curly, rigid greens, I was intimidated. It [...]

How to Be Environmentally Conscious: Four Field Trips to Inspire Your Child

Posted on February 26th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger If you want to teach your child how to be environmentally conscious, consider planning a green field trip. Seeing a recycling center up close or getting hands-on at a thrift store could spark interest in an eco-friendly lifestyle. Here are a few show-and-tell ideas to help you explore recycling [...]

Transit Bikes Reducing Large Cities’ Carbon Footprint

Posted on February 26th, 2014

Posted by Steve Green, guest blogger Large cities are looking toward transit bikes and public transportation to help relieve congestion on city streets while reducing the carbon footprint that is a byproduct of motor vehicle transportation. It’s not a secret that residents of United States are some of the worst carbon footprint offenders, especially in [...]