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Use a Reward Chart for Kids to Encourage Brushing

Posted on July 1st, 2014

Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger Busy kids develop their own set of priorities, and brushing their teeth twice each day doesn’t usually rank very high. To encourage kids to brush without issuing continual reminders, design a reward chart for kids to set expectations and encourage healthy oral habits. A poster-sized chart is a visual [...]

How to Make Your Own Flower Design with Backyard Flowers

Posted on June 28th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Flower arrangements brighten up any room. Creating your own flower design with backyard blooms is easy and inexpensive, and a lot greener than store-bought creations. Here are some flower arrangement ideas to help you create the prettiest bouquet around. Option 1: Asters, Zinnias, and More If you have lots [...]

How to Make a Fairy House

Posted on June 24th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger If your child has already lost a baby tooth, he probably left it under the pillow for the tooth fairy in the hopes of a special treat in return. Another way for kids to get into the spirit of the tooth fairy is to help them build a fairy house [...]

‘SUP? How to Stand Up Paddle Board

Posted on June 20th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Paddleboarding may look easy, but it’s a real balancing act (literally) when you first get started. You or your kids may be tempted to try it sometime soon—whether it’s on family vacation, summer camp, or a spontaneous weekend getaway to a local nature spot. When that day comes, there’s [...]

5 Office Yoga Positions to Reduce Stress

Posted on June 19th, 2014

Posted by Jae Curtis, guest blogger According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American spends 8.8 hours a day working. Being glued to your desk or stuck behind the wheel on a long commute is no good for your body, so it’s important to squeeze some activity into your day. Thankfully, office [...]

Preserving the Nature of a Healthy Community

Posted on June 13th, 2014

Posted by Susan Dewhirst, Goodness Programs Manager We feel a deep sense of purpose in supporting our communities and the planet we share. Here in Maine, that includes Mount Agamenticus, a small mountain in southern Maine considered to be a special, natural oasis. The Mount Agamenticus Conservation Region spans 10,000 acres and is one of [...]

An Underground Source of Sparkling Inspiration

Posted on June 12th, 2014

Posted by Peter Duquette, Manufacturing Facility Operations Manager We work with water every day. It plays an important role in the way we make our products, everything from soaps to toothpaste. The water in each of our products comes from a Maine aquifer, an underground reservoir that collects rainwater and filters it naturally. It’s a [...]