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Keeping Kids Busy in Summer

Posted on May 18, 2014 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

The clock in your house is ticking down to summer vacation. If you're like me, you're dreading the inevitable mantra, "I'm bored!" Here is a list of national websites that can guide you to a greener and less boring summer for you and your children:


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Teaching Kids Eco Responsibility

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)


Most parents agree children need to be charged with some form of personal responsibility to instill independence and problem solving skills. On top of the worthwhile burdens of household management, homework, healthy meals and daily dramas, where do we find time to consider which tasks our children can confidently under take?

One not-so-obvious answer is sustain...

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