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10 Back to School Crafts for the End of Summer

Is your kiddo headed back to school in the next couple of weeks? Send him off in DIY style with these upcycled back to school ideas! It feels like summer ends earlier every year, doesn’t it? My ki…

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Low-Stress Ways to Have a Healthy & Eco-Friendly School Year

Whether you are sending your wee ones to kindergarten or college, we covered it all on this week's Green Divas Radio Show. We had Nancy Massotto, founder and executive director of the Holistic Moms Ne…

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Packing Trash-Free Lunches

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy There’s a running joke that nothing gets thrown away in our family. Initially, these values emerged from necessity: my Depression-era great-grandparen…

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Back to School Bliss!

By Mallika Chopra Have to admit — the happiest person in my house right now may just be me.  Just the thought of school starting next week brings a smile to my face — oh, how wonderful it will be…

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Back-to-School Shopping on Hold?

Back-to-school shopping for my child this year consisted of replacing his tattered, undersized backpack with something slightly larger and decidedly newer, and laundering and spot cleaning his lunch b…

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5 Ways to Clean Up the Air at School

  by Katy Farber, Moms Clean Air Force School is in full swing now.  I have been pretending that it isn’t really happening because I know, as a teacher, once I go back, I hit the ground r…

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10 DIY Back To School Eco-Friendly Projects

Getting kids back to school can be a huge expensive burden on families. The pressure to purchase supplies and home décor for school kids, often negates the best eco-friendly intentions. How about we t…

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Antibacterial Soap In Schools?

Schools across the country will be opening their doors in the next few days. With shrinking budgets, and outsize demands for basic supplies, parents are being asked to pick up the bill…and retailers a…

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MyPlate to Be Taught in Classrooms This Fall

By Margaret Badore for DietsInReview.com The coming school year will be the first since MyPlate was introduced by the USDA and Michelle Obama as the official replacement for MyPyramid. The real…

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5 Gluten-Free Goodies for Back to School Lunches

By Lacy J. Hansen for DietsInReview.com It's only a few weeks until moms and dads will be packing nutritious lunches for their kids each morning, something that can be a bit of a challenge for some…

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