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When Your Nesting Instinct Doesn't Kick In Until the End of Mat Leave

When Your Nesting Instinct Doesn't Kick In Until the End of Mat Leave

Did you ‘nest’ in the final weeks of your pregnancy?

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The Green Playroom: Choosing & Caring For Kids' Toys

The Green Playroom: Choosing & Caring For Kids' Toys

The world of kids’ toys can be, well, a lot. If parents feel lightheaded just walking through a big box toy store, imagine how overwhelming and overstimulating little people must find the sheer volume and variety. Mile-high aisles in a rainbow of colours dazzle the eye, but they often end up in rainbow-coloured heaps on the play room floor at home. Here are a few simple tips for choosing well, and then caring for toys in a way that creates a simpler, greener play space with maximal play value.

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Getting Green at Home

Getting Green at Home

A Healthy Makeover…for your House!

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The Easiest Way to Get Kids to Eat Veggies Involves Dirt

The Easiest Way to Get Kids to Eat Veggies Involves Dirt

Last night at dinner my almost-3-year-old ignored the rice, chicken and mango on her plate. But guess what? She ate all of her vegetables. This is a total about-face for the girl who would not eat a single vegetable that wasn’t hidden in a pineapple-filled smoothie. This change has been happening slowly over the past year, and the major turning point was planting a few veggies in our backyard last summer.

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No More Stinky Laundry, Naturally

No More Stinky Laundry, Naturally

Our family of five stinks. Literally.

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