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Vegan Dessert: Raw Coconut Chocolate Bites Recipe

Posted on September 9th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger When your sweet tooth starts to ache, reach for something that looks sinful but secretly packed with healthy ingredients. I adore making individual-serving desserts to keep my calorie count in check. These chocolate bites are both gluten free and vegan. As a bonus, they easily tuck into a lunchbox [...]

Healthy Homemade Baby Food Recipes for Autumn

Posted on September 9th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger There’s a lot of buzz about seasonal farm-fresh foods, and there’s no reason your baby should miss out on the experience. The next time you’re at the grocery store and tempted to grab prepackaged baby food, consider a detour to the produce section or local farmers’ market to pick up [...]

Meditation for Beginners: How to Get Started

Posted on September 8th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger You may imagine meditation as sitting quietly for hours under a shady tree. It sounds lovely, but who really has time for that? The truth is the practice is much more accessible and easy to incorporate into your daily routine. Here’s how to ease some techniques into your life with [...]

Best Kids Books to Encourage Brushing Teeth

Posted on September 8th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Books are always a great way to illustrate tricky concepts for young kids. Dental health is no exception. Fun storybooks can help teach kids the proper way to brush their teeth, as well as why oral care is so important. Here are some of the best kids books about good [...]

Apple Picking Primer: How to Enjoy a Day at the Orchard

Posted on September 5th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest  blogger As fall beckons, apple picking season begins. Bundle up the kids in sturdy shoes and make your way to a local apple orchard this weekend. Picking fresh fruit as a family teaches kids where food comes from and creates numerous lasting memories. When Should We Pick Apples? Labor Day [...]

Twitter Party Sweepstakes – Official Rules

Posted on September 4th, 2014

Tom’s of Maine - Twitter Party Sweepstakes - May – December 2014 OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Sweepstakes is open and offered only to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington D.C., who are Twitter followers of @tomsofmaine, and who have the age of majority in [...]

Recycled Toys: Three Green Toys to Make with the Kids

Posted on September 3rd, 2014

Posted by Tania K. Cowling, guest blogger Toys are a child’s tools for play, but parents don’t have to break the bank to keep their children amused. Purchased toys are not always superior to green toys you can find or create from recycled materials. It’s funny how some children even prefer the box and wrappings [...]

Six Earth-Friendly School Supplies for the New School Year

Posted on September 1st, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger It’s that wonderful time of year again, when kids head back to school. When you go shopping for all of those new notebooks, pencils, and backpacks, consider loading your cart with green and sustainable school supplies. Here are a few eco friendly products to consider. Recycled Notebooks Aside from saving [...]