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Moving away from plastic

With online shopping, the number of options available to parents looking for the best toys for their kids has skyrocketed… There are so many kinds of toys – all just a click away. Many parents are now using this to their advantage and opting for non-plastic, natural toys for their babies and toddlers. The journey to phasing out plastic toys is different for everyone and parents have many reasons for embarking on it. Moms and dads are striving to be more conscious about what their children are playing with and putting in their mouths, as well as the impact these toys are having on the environment. Below are some of our favorite stories of the parents who made the decision...

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Five Benefits of Decluttering your home

    It’s weird the way that it works—it seems as if the more space we have, the more stuff we tend to accumulate. However, clutter can be a real issue. Clutter, at its worst, can be described as hoarding—“the persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of their actual value.” Research shows that a link exists between hoarding and depression, and although we know that sorting through all of your stuff can be a daunting and time-consuming task, it is well worth the effort. The Real Reasons We Hang on to Clutter Before we get into the benefits of decluttering your home, I think it is important to understand why we hold on to stuff that we seldom...

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Nine Super Fun Outdoor Activities for Kids

Research has recently shown that children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates (shocking, I know!) There’s so much adventure to be had in the great outdoors! But when you have super active children, the activities outside need to be enough to wear them out. Here are 9 super fun activities you can enjoy with your children, whether it’s to get them away from their electronics or to burn off some of that (seemingly endless) energy.

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Super Cute Free Easter Printable Activities For Little Ones To Enjoy

With the Easter holidays just around the corner, it's natural for children's anticipation to begin to build up. As they dream of Easter baskets filled with sugary snacks, you can divert their attention by getting them to focus on these fun activities instead. Whether you need games to fill a rainy day or want to decorate the house for the holidays together, these printable sheets are ready to be put to use- and they're all completely free. 

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The Danger of Exposing Your Baby to Plastic Toys

If you are a new parent, you know deep inside that your baby is the best thing that has ever happened to you. You want what's best for your child and are willing to spend countless hours learning from the experts the right ways to give her a healthy start in life. But your research might not alert you to the deceptive danger she is exposed to during playtime. Walk through the aisles of any toy store and you will be faced with an overwhelming conglomeration of colors and sounds. Kids' toys are designed to attract short attention spans; they are brightly covered, stuffed with voice boxes and built from removable parts. From a distance, these toys seem alluring, but...

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