The Best Experience Gifts for Kids

We’ve heard that presents aren’t always necessary or beneficial for development. And let’s be real—gifts also aren’t financially feasible for some families. We’ve also heard that experience gifts for kids are better than many traditional ones that come in a box, but what are experience gifts, anyway? As conscious parents, we want to do better […]

A Green Christmas: 8 Tips for Sustainability

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Growing up, I always wanted a white Christmas–there was just something magical about waking up to a blanket of snow on that special day. It was the perfect day to stay inside with all the physical and emotional warmth Christmas offered before diving into the snow and playing outside. I still hope for a white […]

Teaching Kids How to Protect the Earth

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As I write this, the Amazon rainforest is ablaze. That’s a very big problem; there’s every chance that the fires could “accelerate global warming and cause lasting harm to a cradle of biodiversity.” Yet, as much as we hate to admit it, teaching children how to protect the Earth and discussing things like the Amazon […]

What Is Gentle Parenting — and What Isn’t It?

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I’ve had it with gentle parenting. To clarify, I’m still giving children love, respect, and a whole lot of grace as they learn to navigate this thing called life. More than ever, I see the value of positive parenting not only in my own child, but also in those with whom I interact regularly. I’m […]