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13 Travel-Friendly Toys

Bring along these portable playthings to keep your little ones entertained during your next car or plane ride. Fun for the kids, a better vacay for all. Bring along these portable playthings to keep your little ones entertained during your next car or plane ride. Fun for the kids, a better vacay for all. .…

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Green Thanksgiving: Eat Less Meat, Buy in Bulk

Dear EarthTalk: Any tips for how to make my Thanksgiving greener and less wasteful this year? —Melissa W., Boston, MA Ah, Thanksgiving! For many of us, it’s the favorite holiday because it revolves around togetherness and inclusiveness and preparing and eating our favorite foods—and usually doesn’t include any overt commercialism. But just because you don’t…

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4 Really Easy, Healthy, Yummy Thanksgiving Sides for Busy Cooks

Cooking a festive holiday meal needn't be complicated. Complement your turkey or roast with these super-simple-and-delicious sides—no processed ingredients in any! For the best combination of easy, yummy and healthy in holiday side-dish recipes, look no further. Lisa Leake, who writes the popular food blog 100 Days of Real Food, has now given us the…

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Eco-friendly Ways to Spruce Up Your Home for the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us, eco-conscious folks look for ways to prepare their homes for an eco-friendly holiday. Wanting to reduce your carbon footprint is something that can be done all year around, not just during the warm weather seasons too. So, with a few small changes, you can make a difference and be…

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10 Super Quick, Super Healthy Kid-Friendly Dinners

Easy recipes to get your whole family eating well. Eating well should not be an unattainable fantasy for you and your family. These recipes from the Trim Healthy Table cookbook take the traditional meals you and your family already love, and make them healthier. They will help you reach your goal of staying fit as…

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4 Common Car Seat Safety Mistakes We Make When We’re Too Busy

In today’s hectic world, car safety is more important than ever. Every day people rush to work, and then rush to get home from work, often too preoccupied with their own problems to pay proper attention to the road. The rate at which people are dying from traffic accidents has only increased in recent years,…

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Help Your Kids Build Oral Health Habits

From the day you learned that you were pregnant to the day your child was born, you began to undertake a huge responsibility to ensure that he or she grows into a bright and healthy individual. One of your most basic duties as a parent is to help them build good oral health habits because…

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5 Ways to Make Dinnertime More Fun

Follow these rules and your dinner table will be everyone's favorite place to linger. I come from a long line of dinner table lingerers. The dinner table of my childhood was a place where people stayed for hours. There was always another joke to tell, another conversation to have about world affairs, another story from…

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