TrendingFamilyThis Easy Essential Oil Blend Is The Perfect DIY Summer Bug Spray

This is a great all-natural alternative to conventional bug repellants. 

By Susanna Kohn
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TrendingFamilyNature Preschools Offer Kids An Education Classrooms Can't

The rising popularity of nature preschools confirms it: The outdoors are essential for well-developed thinkers.

By Nicole Caldwell
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TrendingParentingJessica Alba Gets Real About How She Makes 'The Honest Company' Thrive

Movie star turned business mogul, Jessica Alba, has been making headlines ever since she launched The Honest Company. At a recent NYC event, Alba discusses what she has learned through experiences in the green beauty industry and what makes a sustainable company work.

By Desiree Kaplan
3 weeks ago
TrendingParenting8 Eco-Friendly Party Supplies For A Sustainable Celebration

Swap your plastic forks for compostable cutlery.

By Kristin Hunt
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Your Guide To Sustainable Summer Beach Essentials For The Whole Family

Summer's coming! Get ready to be a beach bum with this sustainable gear, from organic towels to recycled sandals the whole family will love.

By Nicole Caldwell
1 month ago
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13 Eco-Friendly Games To Play With Your Friends and Family

From cards to board games, here are 13 pastimes that have gotten an eco-friendly upgrade; from environmental focuses to sustainably sourced materials.

By Desiree Kaplan
1 month ago
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10 Eco-Friendly Gifts To Give Mom This Year

Being more considerate about our environment isn't exactly something everyone thinks about when it comes to buying gifts for others. And choosing something that's not only cute but eco-friendly isn't always easy. There's been plenty of times I didn't realize until last minute it was someone's birthday (thanks, Facebook!) or that a holiday creeped up on me way quicker than I thought it would. But buying sustainably sourced, eco-friendly gifts is becoming way easier these days with companies understanding that more people are using their buying habits to reflect their values.

With Mother's Day right around the corner it's the perfect time to think about what to get your mom that's not only cute and practical, but also great for the planet. Help mom reduce her carbon footprint with these fun and environmentally friendly gifts.

By Koty Neelis
2 months ago
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Lego Is Going Eco-Friendly For Kids With Plant-based Plastic Pieces This Year

Lego is upgrading their botanical building pieces with a new plant-based plastic with a goal to release them by the end of the year. The company is collaborating with others to make sure the product is sourced sustainably and production has already begun.

By Brian Spaen
4 months ago
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Carbon-Neutral Book Empowers Kids To Protect The Environment

A new illustrated children's book prepares kids for the realities of climate change while also instilling hope and giving them the tools to make a change.

By Aimee Lutkin
8 months ago
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Why These Parents Designed An Eco-Friendly Baby Bottle

The non-toxic bottles are built to adapt and grow with babies as they develop, while also helping to keep  plastic out of landfills. 

By Desiree Kaplan
9 months ago
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Electronic Toys May Impede Language Development, Suggests Recent Research

According to recent research, children's use of electronic toys may not be teaching them as much as marketing suggests. In fact, reliance on electronic toys may distract from important language building with parents and caregivers.

By Kristi Pahr
12 months ago
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Parents Can't Hold Their Babies Too Much, According To New Study

Many new parents are on the fence about how much they should hold their babies, concerned about how much attention is too much. According to a recent report, it appears that the more you hold your baby, the better is it for their development.

By Kristi Pahr
12 months ago
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New Guidelines For Children's Health Stress Importance Of Getting Enough Sleep

We all know that sleep is important, but an update to the recommendations for children's sleep stresses sleep health as an imperative, even at a young age. Sleep impacts physical, emotional, and mental health, even in kids and teenagers.

By Kristi Pahr
1 year ago
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What Every Parent Needs To Know About Biking As A Family

Biking is a fun, eco-friendly way to get kids and teenagers outdoors, especially in the summer. But it's important to refresh the whole family on safety, bike etiquette, and the rules of the bike lane before hitting the pavement.

By Maria Cook
1 year ago
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The Best Yoga Poses To Reduce Stress In Kids

One way to help children handle stress is to incorporate a yoga practice into their daily routine. Yoga expert and teacher Alice Louise Blunden breaks down the best poses for children to reduce anxiety and promote mindfulness.

By Kristi Pahr
1 year ago
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These Eco-Friendly Gifts Are The Perfect Way To Celebrate Dad This Father's Day

Holidays are busy with presents, and Father's Day is no exception. Luckily, it's surprisingly simple to find gifts that are not only good for the environment, but are sure to please the special dad in your life.

By Kristi Pahr
1 year ago
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What Every Parent Needs To Know About The 'Baby Wearing' Trend

For many parents, "babywearing" is a great way to be close to your child while having your hands free to do other tasks at home or in public. The most popular styles of baby carriers include slings, wraps, and buckle carriers.

By Kristi Pahr
1 year ago
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3 Simple Ways To Transition Your Baby To Solid Foods

Babies develop at different stages, but they all eventually transition from liquid to solid foods. Whether you want to make your own baby food or try baby led weaning, your family has options when it comes to introducing solid foods to your baby.

By Kristi Pahr
1 year ago