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Eco-friendly family fun

Outdoor Games

Cold Weather Outdoor Games

When the temperature drops and the snow starts to fall, you might be tempted to hibernate inside. But here’s how to embrace the cold and give your kids the exercise and fresh air they need. Just make sure to dress … Continue reading


Make this Valentine's Day more meaningful, healthy, and loving with Fair Trade and eco-friendly gifts.

A Sweeter, Greener Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be a tricky holiday among natural parents.  Some hate the commercialism and waste…. not to mention the unrealistic expectations on the men in our lives. But others see it as a chance to turn consumerism on its … Continue reading


The purifying power of House Plants

The Purifying Power of House Plants

It may sound surprising, but the average American spends nearly 90% of the time indoors.  Today’s homes built more airtight than the old days.  It’s good for conserving energy, but it can trap toxic air inside your home. Indoor air … Continue reading


Winter 2014

Our Winter 2014 Issue is Here!

Our first issue of a new year! And it just feels natural that a new beginning should focus on Pregnancy & Birth. We’re honoring our moms-to-be with a wisdom-filled article on the seasons of pregnancy, some down to earth birth … Continue reading


DIY Nourishing Baby Wash

DIY Foaming Baby Wash Recipe

When it comes to baby skin, less is more and this simple recipe will leave baby clean without the worry of synthetic foaming agents, hormone disrupting fragrances or any other toxins.  Nourishing Baby Wash Recipe 1 Cup Room-Temperature Water (preferably … Continue reading


Grammar and the 140-character generation

Grammar and the 140-Character Generation

The fast food of communication, today’s tweets, texts, and social media posts often tout alphabet letters standing in as imposters for whole words and intentionally misspelled words like thnx instead of thanks. Fond of shortcuts, today’s digital kids rarely text … Continue reading



A Year of Zero Waste

According to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edward Humes, Americans generate over 7 pounds of waste every day. With the New Year now upon us, it’s time to bring with it a new way of thinking about our waste generation. The journey … Continue reading


How to Make Your Own Fabric Gift Bags

How to Make Your Own Fabric Gift Bags

Since our wildly popular post about wrapping gifts sustainably, many of you have asked for a How-To guide to making your own fabric gift bags.   So we’re delighted to say… Here it is! We are all about DIY — sewing, knitting, … Continue reading



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