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Category Archives: Connecting with Nature

Teach Your Kids How to Go Green with Fun Activities

Posted on March 24th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Parents who teach their kids how to go green want to impart knowledge, but they also want their families to genuinely care about the environment and value conservation. The goal is joyful responsibility, not behavior modification. So how do we give our families that zeal for environmental goodness? First, learning [...]

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 [...]

Fun With Winter Flowers: Growing an Amaryllis

Posted on February 19th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Got cabin fever? You’re not alone. Each winter, in anticipation of spring, I grow winter flowers indoors to brighten my home. Often called the Christmas flower, amaryllis grows easily. The long, slender green stalks usually produce two or three flowering stems, according to The United States National Arboretum. Amaryllis [...]