10 Easy Ways to Lower Your Environmental Impact When Having a Baby

Having children creates environmental impact. Even as environmentalists and eco-families, many of us have children anyway. If you are concerned about that, consider these 10 easy ways to lower your impact when you have a baby. 1. StuffBecome STUFF AWARE. Especially if you haven’t had a baby or been around a friend or family member … Read more

Self Care: Sleep Matters

You keep your family functional through your strength, your health, your happiness and mood, and your focus. The one most important thing you can do to take care of yourself, the one thing that all other self care builds on, is getting enough sleep. Putting on your own oxygen mask first starts with sleep. It’s so simple! Sort … Read more

Alternatives to Candy on Valentine’s Day

Has your child been asked to contribute candy to a Valentine’s Day party? We can turn this into an positive opportunity. Let’s think of this as taking a treat—a treat of any kind—rather than approaching negatively as NOT taking candy. You can just quietly send a fun treat that happens not to be food. CrayonsKids … Read more

Self Care: Your Own Oxygen Mask

“In the event of an emergency, put your own oxygen mask on before assisting others.” As a parent, you need to put your own oxygen mask on before you help your children, spouse, and everyone else who wants your help. You are no good to anyone, including yourself, if you drain your energy, your oxygen, … Read more