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7 Springtime Crafts to Celebrate Earth Day With the Family

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, billions of individuals worldwide have participated in events every April 22 to protest ecological degradation and promote environmental stewardship and awareness. The earth is warming rapidly, with the global temperature rising 0.14°F every decade since 1880 and 0.32°F per decade since 1981. With increasing surface temperatures come greater […]

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Why Kids (and Parents) Need to Spend More Time in Nature

Children now spend a lot of time indoors, frequently playing video games or watching YouTube. The amount of time spent in nature is either minimal or non-existent, and it’s causing concern among parents.  Don’t panic if you recognize this in your child. You are far from alone, but don’t give up. You’ll have a hard […]

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Biofriendly Fall Activities You and the Kids Are Sure to Love

As we begin the trek into the holiday season, I figured now would be as good a time as any to lay out some biofriendly fall activities you and your kids are sure to love. What’s nice about these activities is many are designed to get you unplugged, outdoors and into nature. Others are geared […]

Reusable school lunches | Tuesday Tip

Instead of throwing away plastic and paper products and sending them to the landfill every day, invest in some reusable eco-friendly lunch box supplies for your kids!

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Road Trip Checklist to Make Your Travels More Biofriendly

Road trips are one of those summer pastimes filled with adventure and fond memories. You’ve probably had at least one road trip, whether with family or friends, over the course of your life so far. Maybe you went camping or to visit a National Park. Perhaps you took a trip to the lake or decided […]

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Cooking During the Holiday Season

Happy holidays. I mean that more than ever. This year is basically an extreme sport, and we all deserve participation trophies for making it this far. Not kidding!  The holidays are challenging almost any year, and for 2020, even more so. The time usually spent running around buying gifts, attending holiday parties, and fulfilling family […]

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Teaching Children Sustainability Through DIY Projects

Children learn new things about the world every day. When they’re not discovering words or watching educational shows on TV, they build social and emotional connections with other people. It’s good to continually expand their knowledge, especially at home. You don’t need to start homeschooling or form lesson plans to teach your kids about things […]

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27 Biofriendly Activities and Projects to Do With Your Kids This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and spend some time with the kids. Even if you don’t have kids, unplugging from your day-to-day life and spending a little time out in nature can be extremely beneficial to your health and overall well-being. On that note, we’ve come up with 27 different biofriendly activities […]

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These 3 Biofriendly Halloween Tricks Are Actually Treats

It’s that time of year again…the witching hour, the time when all the little ghouls and goblins come a knockin’, when pumpkins seemingly come to life and when certain, biofriendly tricks can actually become beneficial treats. Happy Halloween! Decorations Decorating around the holidays can be so much fun! It can also be relatively inexpensive if […]

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Biofriendly Reasons You’ll Want to Unplug and Get Outdoors

Regardless of the time of year, it’s important you and your family figure out time to unplug and get outdoors on a daily basis. This is especially true now the kids are back in school and spending a good five to six hours, or more, in the classroom each weekday. If you work a typical […]