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11 Easy Ideas for Gardening with Kids (No Green Thumb Required)

Your kids will totally dig these projects—no green thumb or acres of yard space required.

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30 Unique Gifts for Plant Lovers (Curated by a Plant Nerd)

Whether they have a thing for succulents, a houseplant collection or consider themselves a plant nerd, here are our top gifts for plant lovers everywhere.

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How the Pandemic Exposed the Truth & Lies I Tell as a Mom

“Turns out the transition to being a big kid does not depend on physically ascending two flights of stairs in school. It’s the abrupt end of accepting a mother’s filtered words as truth.”

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S’mores Science Project: A Sweet Conclusion

Learn how to make s’mores by harnessing the energy of the sun!

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7 Easy Indoor Gardening Ideas You Can Create Year Round

No matter the weather or space, these little projects will bring some green to your scene.

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Google Has Holiday Cheer with the New Santa’s Village & So Much More

Track Santa, listen to a jolly joke and get the North Pole news blast!

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Target Is Going Green with New Climate Goals Just in Time for Earth Day

Here’s how the big red bullseye retailer is going green.

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Joanna Gaines Wrote a Children’s Book with Her Kids & You Can Pre-Order It Now

Jojo’s first children’s book drops just in time for spring.

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This State Is Home to America’s Greenest Cities. Where Does Your City Rank?

These are the greenest cities in America—now that’s a breath of fresh air.

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Of Course Disney’s First Solar Farm Is Shaped Like Mickey Mouse

Disney is going green in this huge, you-can’t-miss-it way.

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IKEA Veggie Hot Dogs Are Finally Available Across the U.S.

Not only are these veggie dogs good for you, they’re good for the planet, too.

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This Common Stroller Hack Can Actually Be Super Dangerous In the Heat

This simple trick could do far more harm than good.

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This Simple Hack Is the Fastest Way to Cool Off Your Car In Summer Heat

Luckily there are some simple steps you can take to beat the heat.

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How Spring is a Tool for Mindfulness for Our Children… and Ourselves

Photo: congerdesign
And suddenly, in a flash, that stress is gone.
Oh, I love this time of year. The blossoms are coming, there are buds on the trees and that past frustration and stress of my son being stuck in…

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Visit Our Favorite Mini-Amusement Park for 51% Off

We found the perfect amusement park for kids and a cool deal to visit for over 50% off. Click through to snag your spot!

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Social Butterfly: Where to Hang Out with Monarchs, Swallowtails and More!

Add a little “abracadabra” to your day at these exhibits and events, where you can walk among as many as millions (yes, millions!) of fluttering insects.

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Your Guide to Downtown San Francisco’s Secret (Public!) Gardens

What downtown lacks in playgrounds, it makes up for in beautiful, landscaped and often art-filled atriums, roof decks and secret gardens—all completely open and free to the in-the-know public.

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Cozy Patio Dining in Winter

Spring may be on it’s way, but the skies ares still that familiar grey here in Seattle. Even with unpredictable downpours and chilly evenings, we won’t let that stop us from enjoying a night outside over a glass of wine.…

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Where the Wild Things Are: 7 Spots for Animal Encounters

When it comes to the native breed of city animals, you probably spend more time making sure your kids avoid creatures rather than cuddle them. Honey, that’s not a mouse….pigeons are NOT pets….don’t even think of touching that, err, water…

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Explore: Filoli

The forecast for Sunday promises sunshine and we’re itching for an outdoor adventure. Celebrate the return of summer by exploring the beautiful gardens at Filoli, a lovingly-preserved country estate in Woodside with some very special family-friendly events you won’t want…

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Whole Earth Montessori School

In finding a pre-school for her toddler, Dianna Galante sought a program that would teach the three R’s. Not reading, ‘riting and ‘rithmatic, but: respect for self, respect for others and respect for the environment. She found those qualities in…

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Spring on Display in Seattle’s Gardens

How Do Our Gardens Grow?
Daffodils, azaleas, and rhodies, oh my! Spring has sprung in the Northwest, and the explosion of flowers is sure to delight your kids. Take a walk around the block and you’ll bump into blooms, but…

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Earth Day Present

Wondering how to make Earth Day matter to your children? Talk toys! San Francisco-based company Green Toys makes classic kid toys like sand bucket and shovel sets, tea sets, toolboxes, even recycling trucks without the guilt associated with traditional plastic…

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