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    Movies That Teach Kids About Climate Change

    April 22, 2020

    Climate change is tough to discuss with young children, but these kid-friendly movies are an excellent way to start the conversation. Documentaries like A Beautiful Planet and To the Arctic offer elementary-aged kids a vivid window into the forces that shape the planet and give them a deeper appreciation of Mother Earth. Animated treats such as Ice Age: The Meltdown and Happy Feet are a healthy and effective way to introduce young kids to the concept of global warming. Kids of all ages can learn something and get inspired…

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  • Lifestyle Parenting

    The Halloween Candy Dilemma

    Did you know that Americans spent an estimated $2.6 billion on candy during the Halloween season last year? An average Jack-O-Lantern bucket carries about 250 pieces of candy amounting about 9,000 calories and about…

    November 1, 2015
  • Motherhood Parenting Slow Living

    Hands Free Mama

    I first came across Hands Free Mama and her journey to slow down in a post called, The Day I Stopped Saying Hurry Up. Her words hit like a ton of bricks: “When you’re…

    October 26, 2015
  • Motherhood Parenting

    10 Non-Toy Gifts & Ideas for Kids

    Life is an adventure for little ones! My boys have fun playing and learning with everything around them, from sticks and rocks to kitchen gadgets. Having few actual toys means their imaginations have room…

    December 23, 2014
  • Motherhood Parenting

    Natural Toys & Gifts for Kids

    These are my top 10 selections for the most unique, handcrafted, eco-friendly, non-toxic, fair trade, natural and imaginative¬†children’s gifts of the season! Shop consciously and support these naturally minded small businesses and work-at-home families.…

    December 2, 2012