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Backyard Fun for the Final Days of Summer

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Author: Liz Moorhead

During the summer months it becomes impossible to keep my son indoors. He constantly begs to be outside, enjoying the sun. As the summer is winding down, your ideas for fun family activities may be winding down as well.

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Learning to Swim as an Adult (and Mom!)

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Author: Liz Moorhead

Summer trips to the beach, visits to camp, and days at the pool are happening frequently now that my son is three. And amid all of this fun, I find that I worry.

I don’t know how to swim.

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Tips for Cooking with Kids

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Author: Liz Moorhead

Bags of fresh groceries on the kitchen table can be appealing and inspiring. I get excited about the opportunity to make something delicious to eat, and as my son grows, I’d like to pass that excitement on to him.

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Teaching Your Toddler About Money

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Author: Liz Moorhead

I’ve started teaching my three year old about money. It started by accident - while at the store, he found a giant puzzle with colorful pictures of trucks and cars and asked if I could buy it for him.

“I don’t have enough money today, bud,” I explained. He confidently declared, “I’ll get money.”

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Tips for Surviving Pregnancy with a Toddler in Tow

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Author: Liz Moorhead

I'm well into pregnancy these days, and finding myself short on breath, short on rest, and short on energy. None of which bodes well for wrangling an energetic three year old.

It's taken two long trimesters, but I'm starting to learn how to manage my son without draining myself. Here's what I've discovered:

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Gentle Reminders that Teach Your Toddler Gratitude

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Author: Liz Moorhead

These days, I rarely receive thank you notes. The writing of them seems to have become a lost art. Writing thank you notes may be a diminishing tradition, but it's one that I insist my son carry on.

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How to Maintain Your Grip on Adulthood Despite the Presence of a Toddler

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Author: Liz Moorhead

When I was pregnant with my son, I tried to prepare myself for his arrival. There were many ways that I knew life would change once he came, most of them exciting and eagerly anticipated. But I was already very happy. Would his arrival mean I had to accept some negative changes along with the positives?

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Win a Sustainable Nursery from Kalon Studios and Seventh Generation!

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Author: Seventh Generation

Would you like to furnish your baby's new nursery with sustainable furniture from Kalon Studios and stock up with a year's supply of Free&Clear Diapers, Wipes and Laundry Detergent?

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How to Help Your Child Make Friends

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Author: Liz Moorhead

As much as we want to protect our children, we parents also know the value of helping them develop social bonds with their peers. So as my son grows, it becomes increasingly important to me that he develops friendships with children his own age.

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Can the Precautionary Principle Protect Your Family from Toxic Chemicals?

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Author: Seventh Generation

The 'seventh generation principle' is the original precautionary principle. This practice from the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy of making decisions with the seventh generation in mind is what fuels our mission. We're hoping that TSCA reform based on the precautionary principle forces other companies to follow suit.

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