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10 Non-Cheesy Ideas For Valentine’s Day

One might say that Valentines Day is the epitome of cheesiness, but naysayers need love too. So go ahead and skip the candlelight dinner, roses and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, and try one of the…

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5 Classic Ways to Celebrate Fall

Fall is here and many people are celebrating the return of their favorite season of the year. In our opinion, turning leaves, cooler temperatures and pumpkin-flavored everything are the best ways to s…

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7 Outrageous Outdoor Adventure Activities

  Think bungee jumping and sky-diving is as intense as thrill-seeking adventures gets? Ha! Click through to read more about some, well, extremely extreme sports that makes cliff diving look ab…

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Guidance and Support for Caregivers – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of Leaning Into Sharp Points: Practical Guidance and Nurturing Support for Caregivers by Stan Goldberg. Check out this excerpt from the book, and then leave a comment for a c…

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2010 Earth Day Events

Celebrations of Earth Day are in full tilt.  Expos, music, sustainable cooking, green building demos, plantings, and clean-ups are going on all around the globe through the end of the week to celebrat…

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Earth Day: A Family Tradition

There are a few holidays I could truly do without. For example: Valentine's Day. I'd much prefer heartfelt extravagance in the love I give and receive throughout the year over the chocolate-laden, doi…

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Recycling thru Crafting: Handmade Paper

Handwritten letters on beautiful stationery are one of my favorite things. And stationery stores are one of my favorite places to get lost for a few hours. The array of colors, textures, and designs…

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Nature Walk With Kids

Immersing kids in nature can make a huge difference for their emotional well-being. And it turns out, it can also save the day and my sanity. According to Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woo…

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Freezer Paper Stencilng on Fabric

I love this faux silk-screening project that can be done with kids from Amanda Blake Soule's terrific book, The Creative Family (Trumpeter, 2008). Freezer paper, a paper with one waxy side (also calle…

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Have a Little Fun With It, Will You?

Are you having fun yet? I think of fun in two ways. First there’s the possibility of actually enjoying the new behavior itself. That’s especially easy when we’ve chosen something potentially fulfillin…

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