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Is Summer Camp Essential?

The other day I was chatting with a fellow adult about movies from the last few decades, particularly which movies were ripe for a reboot (no, Spiderman was not even mentioned). Surprisingly my friend…

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Get Creative & Go Easy on Momma Earth this Mother’s Day (video)

Green Diva Lisa and I had a great time yesterday making our little Green Diva Quickie video about this year's Mother's Day. We had some laughs as we memorialized our wonderful mom who has been gone fo…

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Why Sarcasm is No Laughing Matter for Kids

"Very Funny!" Why Sarcasm is No Laughing Matter for Kids by Signe Whitson, LSW, Contributor to Family & Parenting on Allthingshealing.com Editor's Note from Shelly Phillips: I wasn't quite s…

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Teaching Kids Animal Compassion: Choosing the Right Pet is Key

by Dr. Tim Hunt, Contributor to Animals & Pets on Allthingshealing.com Children can learn so many valuable lessons by caring for a pet. Having pets at a young age instills kids with a sense o…

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Positivity Quest: High Level Humanity

As I have mentioned before, I have been taking positivity into the world and the volunteer project that has consumed most of† my time this year has been in my kidsí high school.† I love kids. They are…

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Child of My Heart: An Adoptive Mom’s Story

Dear Friends, A wise man once said something that has always stayed with me:† "The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.† She never existed before.† The woman existed, but the mother, ne…

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Get Kids Outside: Tracking

By Matt Miller, The Nature Conservancy My nephew Jacob excitedly called me over, with the impatience only an 11-year-old can muster. "You have to check this out," he exclaimed. He wasn't urging …

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No Plans? No Problem!

Photo: During one plan-less weekend this past fall, my boys collected leaves from all over the neighborhood and made a huge leaf pile on the street. I've never seen them work so hard and so passiona…

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Should Adults Play Like Kids?

Kids' lives are fun. They play. Adults' lives are serious. We work. We have responsibilities. Many psychologists and psychiatrists question this widely-held dichotomy. They think that kids s…

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You Can Help Crowdfund Healthy Treats For Kids!

It's hard to be a healthy kid these days. Around every corner, junk foods in brightly colored packages seem to leap off the shelves and beg to be eaten. But health conscious parents know that just bec…

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