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5 Tips for an Easy, Healthy Breakfast

Author: Seventh Generation
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You’ve heard it before, but we’ll say it again: breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  Breakfast has been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, and kidney disease, and even to better performance in school.  Kids who eat breakfast also may be able to control their appetite be

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My idea of fun is a road trip - to the extent that I wonder whether I may have descended from Magellan. Or Sacajawea. Or possibly Dora the Explorer. It's deep in my cells.

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Dinnertime Discussions at the Family Table

Author: Alexandra Pecci
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"Read the list!"

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Nature walks…without the walking

Author: Alexandra Pecci
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I have always loved walking through nature. When I was a kid, summertime camping trips weren't complete without hikes through the woods of New Hampshire, discovering secret streams, seeing beaver dams and trees that they had chewed through, and even spotting the occasional snake.

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Want a better reader? Get active

Author: Alexandra Pecci
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Here's another reason to get your kids off the couch and into the backyard, pool, or sports field this summer: A new study shows that being physically fit could help kids become better readers.

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8 Easy Ways to Eat Organic on a Budget

Author: the Inkslinger
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Organic foods aren't the food chain outlier they used to be. These days, they're easy to find though they're still often hard to afford. And that's kept an age-old question alive: Are they really worth it? The short answer is yes, but they don't have to be budget breakers.

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Recipes We Love: Asparagus Green Sauce

Author: Andrea Todd
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The fresh greens of the late spring and early summer season are so delicious! Traditional salads are the standard, but I am always looking for new ways to prepare and consume them. The sweet and strong flavor of asparagus is well balanced with the spicy and strong flavor of arugula.

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Looking After Your Toddler at a Wedding

Author: Liz Moorhead
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Is it the time of year, or the phase of our life that seems to spell sudden, numerous wedding invitations? Either way, we find ourselves with a handful of creamy letterpress cards hung on the fridge.

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Don't Be a Fawn-napper!

Author: ashishk123
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The other day, a coworker stopped by my desk: a newborn fawn was curled up next to the building outside, and its mother was nowhere to be found. What should we do?

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Taking Big Bites Out of Small Gardens

Author: the Inkslinger
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If you haven't already, it's time to get serious about garden planning. But if your space is at a premium, that's not as simple as it sounds. What exactly should you plant when you haven't got room to plant much at all? Here are some suggestions for maximum nutrition in minimum plots.

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