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Enjoying Kid's Different Stages

Author: Liz Moorhead
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We have two children in very different phases. My toddler son is in preschool, holds grown-up conversation, and has very specific likes and dislikes. The baby is still just an adorable ball of squish and snuggle.

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Messes happen – especially when you’re out and about with little ones in tow. A fully-stocked diaper bag can be the difference between a mess and a mini-disaster. We asked some of our Seventh Generation moms about their diaper bag must-haves and here’s what they won’t leave home without! 

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Homemade Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Kids

Author: Seventh Generation
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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Instead of heading to your local grocery store for a pack of cards and candy, add a personal touch with these simple, homemade crafts. Kids will love making them, and their classmates will love receiving them even more!

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Motherhood in the Age of Instagram

Author: Liz Moorhead
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My second son is in the early stages of infancy, a uniquely absorbing and time-consuming stretch. Hours are spent immobile with a sleeping baby on my chest, or up at 3am when no one else is awake.

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A new study that explores the association between exposure to phthalates and children’s IQs has sparked concern – and rightfully so.

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I can’t be the only one feeling a bit blindsided by the holidays this year: The late Thanksgiving meant a ridiculously short season.

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Sharing Holidays with Grandparents

Author: Liz Moorhead
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Spending time with loved ones has always been a large part of our holiday celebrations. And with kids in the picture, grandparents on both sides are eager to stake their claim on time with our family.

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Kids, Holidays, and Community

Author: Liz Moorhead
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The holidays can feel like one long celebration, involving friends and strangers alike. No matter where we go, there are glittering decorations and festive music. People seem cheerier. It feels as though the whole world is going to the same party.

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Making Friends in a New Town

Author: Liz Moorhead
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When moving to our new home, I knew my son would be leaving behind the friends and familiar faces he’d come to know. I knew I’d want to help him find new friends to fill these gaps, without replacing the ones he already has.

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Thanksgiving Dinner With Kids Underfoot

Author: Seventh Generation
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I’ll admit it, I’m facing down Thanksgiving this year with something between resignation and panic.

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