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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 […]

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7 Biofriendly Activities for You and Your Kids to Do This Summer

Summer has officially arrived. Kids are out of school and, whether you have time off or not, you’re going to need some activities for you and your kids to do. Fortunately, we’ve got some biofriendly activities perfect for summertime. 1. Go on a Hiking/Exploration Adventure As you probably already know, nature has countless benefits. Not […]

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The Importance of Providing a Green and Healthy Environment for Your Child

As a parent, one of your biggest responsibilities is to provide a safe and healthy home environment for your child. It is also one of the biggest challenges, especially since children usually learn from the examples they are given at home. Teaching children how to preserve the environment and lead a sustainable lifestyle is the […]

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5 Eco-Friendly Garden Ideas for Kids

With all the focus on recycling and being eco-friendly, gardening is the one way we can all contribute. It can also be a great way of including children and teaching them all about the need to care for the world and the impact we can make by being eco-friendly. Children do have short attention spans, […]

How to Raise Eco-Conscious Kids

In our modern world, there is a huge emphasis on preserving our environment. With the hole in the ozone layer growing bigger by the day, perhaps the best way to guarantee the health of our planet going forward is to teach our children how to  be eco-conscious and love the earth. Fortunately, there are plenty […]

Ecofriendly Ways to Make Halloween a Real Treat

Halloween is a fun time of year! Most kids (and adults) really enjoy dressing in costume, going trick-or-treating, and celebrating with family or friends. Halloween is known for its tricks, however. Some of these tricks are all in good fun, while others may have more of a negative environmental impact.  If you’re looking to turn the […]

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Helping Kids Understand the Importance of Being Environmentally-Friendly

More than ever before, there is a need for people who are passionate about the environment. Understanding the basics of a “green” lifestyle and being environmentally-friendly is a great way to help take care of the natural world, and there is no better time to start than in childhood. The idea of taking care of […]

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10 Eco-Friendly Tips for Kids Going Back to School

It’s back to school time. Yes, believe it or not, summer is almost over…at least for a lot of kids. No more sleeping in or hanging around. Outdoor adventures will have to wait until the late afternoon hours or the weekend. It’s time to shop for new clothes, gather up the kids’ school supplies and […]

Eco-Friendly St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Green is the color most often associated with St. Patrick’s Day. You have green clovers and Shamrocks, leprechauns wear green, people eat green foods and drinks, they decorate their parties and celebrations with green banners and lights, and sometimes cities like Chicago go all out to dye its river green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. While […]