Green Parenting

Green Parenting

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As a past preschool teacher I always LOVED teaching the children about  Earth Day. It was so much fun celebrating this special day with...
Girl Scout Activity Ideas for Spring and Summer

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I've been doing some research on activities I can do with my Daisy and Brownie troop...
Practical Tips for Getting Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies

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Moms need practical tips for getting their kids to eat their veggies. Like real tips that work and well are honest, even if they're...
Work From Home Parents on How to Survive a Snow Day

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All children dream of having a snow day. A day where they wake up and white stuff blankets the ground. A day where they...

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Lately, I've been reflecting on "change" and just how hard it can be for some to accept but also how hard it is when...

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Most children resist bedtime. They fight it with everything they have making excuses for needing a glass of water, seeing a shadow, hearing a...

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Making your own baby food can be easy, despite the stereotype image that home-made baby food is for the mothers who have a lot...
Healthy and Easy Back to School Breakfast and Lunch Ideas for Kids (mom too!)

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Back to school time means the alarm will be going off much earlier than we’re used to during the summer.  It means hurried mornings...
Giving our kids freedom to be independent and explore their surroundings without fear. How old is old enough to let your child walk alone to school or to a friends house? How about stay home alone?

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I was five years old and walking to the corner market to buy milk, bread and eggs. It was roughly two blocks and I’d...
What did you feed your baby when they started eating solids We loved YoBaby yogurt! YoBaby is turning 16 and I’m hosting a giveaway! # #StonyfieldBlogger

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Oh I love babies. I’m not really an infant person but when my little ones were sitting up, eating food and making all those...
Creating a parenting plan for 2015 ! #Motherhood #Parenting

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Parenting is tough. I talked about this yesterday and shared how I interviewed myself and did some parenting self-reflection. Oh boy, it was an...
Parenting Self-Reflection Interview Questions and Free Printable #motherhood #parenting

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Parenting is tough. It’s joyful, rewarding, amazing and all sorts of other wonderful things but it’s also really, really hard.  Childbirth was easy in...
How to Enjoy Summertime With Your Kids #summer #parenting

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My house is so quiet and calm. I’m sure I have something to do. Something to clean, fold or scrub. There’s a drawer to...

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I’m a mom. I work from home. I teach 3rd grade. I run a blog and part-time consulting business. I have a husband. I...

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My kids were supposed to start school today and last night I was prepared and began prepping their lunches for the week. Too bad...

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It’s hard to believe 2014 is here. My husband and I had our first kiss ringing in 2001. Hard to believe that all of...

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Parenting, it is exhausting. When my kids were little I traveled a lot for work. I thought it was tough to travel then but...

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Today I’m going off the beaten path. I’m just writing about what I’m feeling and thinking and I hope that is okay. This is...

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Today my kids started school and what a whirl wind our mornings can be. I think I asked them to brush their teeth fifty...

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It was a Sunday evening and I sat down to have a glass of wine, fold some laundry and relax. I had just unloaded...