Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger A crisp fall hike is not only a great way to spend quality time with your family outdoors; it’s also an excellent opportunity for some environmental education. Here are a few fun activities to teach your kids about the environment and nature the next time you’re on the hiking trail. […]
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Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger It’s never too early to get a jump on hostess gifts and creative holiday ideas. This fall, I’ve been experimenting with how to make soy candles at home. They’re the perfect little surprise for that hard-to-shop-for person, because you can personalize candles with scents, colors, and decorative details. Why […]
Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger What key ingredient is in your favorite product? Have you wondered where it comes from? In the Western world, we are much further from the producers of our food and consumables. Visit the supermarket near your house and you’re likely buying vegetables that haven’t been touched by the grower. […]
Posted by Tara Fuller, Greatist The holidays are gearing up which means one big thing is on everybody’s mind: giving. Whether giving thanks over a turkey dinner, loading up on presents galore, or giving back by donating to charity, the holiday season brings out the giver in all of us. But what a lot of […]
Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger School is in session and that means homework! But kids often need a break before they hit the books after school. Skip the TV and video games, and get them moving and thinking creatively instead. Here are a few fun activities for kids to try to beat the after-school […]
Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Ginger is not only a delicious spice, but it can also be used as an effective herbal remedy. Here are some of best ways to enjoy all the wonderful health benefits of ginger. As a Treatment Ginger has a long tradition of use as an herbal remedy, treating everything […]
Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Imagine your family trekking along the Arabian Dessert or taking in the views along the Costa Rican shoreline. We all want to visit and experience nature’s most beautiful sights, but we should try to do so in a way that doesn’t damage the same environment we’re admiring. That’s where […]
Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger Visits to the family dentist can be expensive, and an issue can go ignored for seemingly more urgent needs in the monthly budget. However, preventative health care—especially oral health—is imperative to you and your child’s well-being over the long term. The state of America’s dental care is only getting […]
Posted by Sayward, Bonzai Aphrodite New and exciting family adventures provide a wonderful opportunity to show children appreciation for our precious planet Earth, while having a blast, learning new skills, and spending good quality time together. Here are four of our family’s favorite earth friendly outings: 1. Visit A U-Pick Farm There’s nothing more delicious […]
Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger We all know picking the right foods can make a huge difference in our physical health, but did you know certain foods can also help improve your mind? Here’s some food for thought on how to give your brain a boost naturally. Get Focused A variety of foods can […]