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What We Leave Behind

It may be too late to undo damage that’s already been done, but if we want to raise children who respect the environment, we have to teach them how to care for Mother Nature.

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Hungry Mommy

Being a mom often means constant distractions and jumping from task to task while some basic needs fall through the cracks. I spend a large part of my day making sure my little lady gets all of her meals on time, but I often forget to feed myself.

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Sugar Trap

I’m not sure if most moms can relate, but when feeding a toddler, sometimes convenience wins out over nutrition. At home, I make all of my daughter’s meals so I am able to control her sugar intake. But when we're out and about that’s another story.

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