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What Plastics Do to Your Body

News of possible health threats associated with plastic bothered Jeanne Haegele of Chicago so much that she has quit using plastic. The 28-year-old marketing coordinator chronicles her efforts online …

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Kid’s Play: DIY Kitchen

I love the sound of children playing. Maybe thatís why I became a teacher. Children learn about their world through play, the more realistic and dramatic the play, the better. Iíve gotten to know h…

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A Greener Halloween House Party

There's a nightmare lurking among us and it's burrowed deep in the underworld of Halloween house parties. Halloween, the friendliest of holidays, is high up on the eco-unfriendly list. Here's one s…

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Top 10 Products to Keep Out of Your Home

Here are the top 10 products that I believe you never want to cross the threshold into your home. Don't despair if you have them as most can be removed, sealed in, or otherwise gotten rid of! I have t…

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Safe Lunchboxes

Q: I am flumoxed about lunchboxes. I really don't want my child to eat school lunches that are less healthy than I can make, but I've read that lunchboxes can contaminate food with lead and plastics. …

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Ashlyn Kittrell is a writer, photographer, and blogger based in Tennessee. She is the founder of Triple Thread, a blog about ethical fashion and... more

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