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Toys that are Shiny and Bright...and full of chemicals?

by: Sara on 12/06/2017

Many people say, “Christmas is for kids” and while I understand the sentiment, the pressure to fulfill the wish list full of BPA and cadmium ridden shiny, plastic, play things, can be hard for anyone trying to buy gifts that align with their values. As much as our kids beg for the newest toys, can we really in good conscious give them a gift …

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The Power of Digital Disconnect

by: Sara on 12/11/2016

We have two days left of our 12 Days of Giving sale! Receive a 35% discount on all print and ebooks when you enter Winter2016 at checkout and hit the redeem button. Now those instructions will in some ways contradict today's blog post from Christina Crook's book, The Joy of Missing Out: Finding Balance in a Wired World.

In The Joy of Missing Out,

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10 Ways to Improve Your Family’s Health Without Spending a Dime

by: Sara on 08/25/2016

In Today's blog post from Paige Wolf, the author of the just released book Spit that Out!: The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt shows how going green doesn't have to cost you a dime!

From BPA in baby bottles and asbestos in crayons to misleading "natural" labels—making environmental …

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The Changing Brain in the Age of Technology

by: Madhu on 07/09/2016
Posted in: Education , Parenting

Concerned about the effect digital devices have on your kids? Unsettled by the way you can’t put your smartphone down? Dr. Mari Swingle’s extraordinary book i-Minds:  How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing our Brains, our Behavior, and the Evolution of our Species explores the effects of i-addiction, its role in …

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Unplug and Read About the Future of Technology and Our Minds

by: Kiana on 07/02/2016
Posted in: Education , Events , Health , Parenting

“Cell phones, PCs, and the Internet are now completely integrated in global culture, i-culture: welcomed by most, resisted by some, the impact apparent for all. (iMinds, Introduction, page xi)

 

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