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Eco-friendly parenting ideas and tips to raise eco-conscious kids and young global citizens of the world.

Eco-Friendly Families Meet Each Other Where We Are

A little insight into why I write this eco-friendly family living blog and what I hope to accomplish by sending it out into the world. Writing a blog is kind of a weird thing. If you’re not in “the blogging world”, you probably think it’s a weird thing too. Most people in my life don’t …

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Tips To Easily Document Family Memories at Home

Don’t forget to capture the everyday memories that make life with your family so unique and special. Read on for several tips to easily document family memories at home. As we head into the holiday season, we’ll be spending a lot more time with family and friends. On vacation or special days, we remember to …

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The Importance of Grandparents and Community

Last week, I read an article about Grandparents in the Correspondent, a subscription-based journalism outlet that prioritizes deep and thoughtful essays on complex topics over the latest clickbait of the moment.  As we’ve settled into the pandemic, we’ve cast grandparents into seclusion as “vulnerable” and lost sight of their essential value in our communities, to our …

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Tips For Reading Environmental & Social Justice Books With Kids

Ready to use picture books to help your children learn about important issues like climate change and social justice? After several years of reading these types of books to my boys with intention, here are a few things I’ve learned about how to share them with our kids, where to find the books, and what …

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Schoolwork Schedule for Learning At Home

With so many of us educating our kiddos from home, we definitely need some systems. Here is a simple schoolwork schedule to stay organized and complete each day’s assignments. Like so many around the world whose lives have taken an interesting turn due to the spread of coronavirus, today is our first day of transitioning …

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Fun Ways To Enjoy Nature In Your Neck of the Woods

What better way to fall in love with nature than spending time immersed in it? Visiting National Parks to see some of nature’s most glorious works implores us to better protect our environment, but we can’t (nor should we) all travel around the world visiting every National Park to connect with nature. Here are lots …

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5 Tips to Teach Kids To Recycle … Because Looming Landfills Aren’t Exactly Appley Ever After

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #HonestKidsRecycle #CollectiveBias Have you seen our landfills lately? If not, they’re getting rather large and rather full. We need a plan to change the growth trajectory of trash production in the United States, and Honest Kids is …

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Day in the Life | Bouncing Between Work and Family

I often wonder what other’s days actually look like. As a mom who works part-time and works from home, my personal and professional life are incredibly intertwined. I bounce between the two responsibilities throughout the day, and regularly check my to-do lists to make sure nothing of high priority gets lost in the shuffle.   I’m …

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