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5 Life Lessons I Learned From Gardening

“Even if you’re not inclined to gardening, the following life lessons still hold meaning both in and out of the garden.”

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Urban Farming 101 for Portland Families

Urban farming is a great activity that keeps Portland families busy through the pandemic. Here’s your local 101 course on how to get started.

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10 Things Every Seattle Kid’s Garden Needs

From Zoo Doo to spirited garden gnomes, here’s how to make your Seattle garden grow!

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7 Kid-Friendly Vegetables & Herbs to Grow at Home

“If you are ready to introduce more home-grown produce into your child’s meal plan, here are kid-friendly vegetables and herbs to get started with this spring!”

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Get Growing! Your Guide to Gardening with Kids in NYC

Too soon? Not according to our experts! Here’s the dirt on soil, starting seeds, supplies & more!

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10 Ways to Get Kids to Enjoy Gardening

“Teach your kids basic gardening skills and they’ll soon want to grow a garden for you!”

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Want Your Kids to Care about the Environment? Start Here

“Showing kids where food comes from, instilling a love of the outdoors, teaching the importance of trees, planting a garden, and volunteering to clean-up the environment are simple ways families can teach their kids to take care of the earth for themselves and future generations.”

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Creative Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Portland with Kids

Nobody reduces, reuses and recycles like Portlanders so when it comes to a holiday honoring Mother Earth, we’re all in, mama!

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Make Magic with Your Very Own Fairy Garden

Even if you can’t break ground on a big outdoor space, you can celebrate the beauty of spring by making a magical fairy garden all your own.

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10 Things Every Budding Botanist Must Do in San Diego

Dig in to these fun gardening classes and activities with your little sunflower this spring!

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How to Turn a “To-Do” List Into a Teachable Moment

Who knew a parent’s much-regarded ‘to-do’ list could hold so many teachable moments for kids?

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Celebrate Arbor Day by Helping the Folks at AccuWeather Name a Tree

Here’s how to celebrate Arbor Day in a totally creative way.

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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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Hilary Duff Announced She’s Pregnant with Sweet IG Post

The Duff family is about to get a little bit bigger.

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Pics of Justin Trudeau’s Son in India Are Every Parent Traveling with Kids Ever

Even the Prime Minister of Canada knows the pains of trying to get a toddler to just stand still already.

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New & Cool: aden + anais Disposable Diapers and Wipes

aden + anais’ swoon-worthy swaddles are a must-have for any new parent, and to nobody’s surprise they’ve just debuted another must-have baby item.

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Building Community! Volunteering with Kids in Portland

Plant trees, pack food and pick fruit to give back to the community with these worthy orgs that let little ones help in a big way.

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How My Daughter and I Became Two with Nature

Over the last few years, my husband and I have gotten more and more into gardening.  We bought our house from his late grandmother’s estate, and she was an old woman who wasn’t able to care for the gardens.  They…

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This 4 Year-Old Broke Down in Tears at His Dad’s Wedding After Hearing Vows Just for Him

This video of an emotional little boy at a wedding ceremony will have you tearing up, too.

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3 Tips to Keep Kids Sharp for School All Summer

Keep your little scholar’s mind fresh over summer break by engaging in these simple, stimulating activities.

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Just Reopened: A Hands-On Children’s Garden

Kids are invited to see what’s in bloom, dig, plant, water, and touch and smell the plants in the U.S. Botanic Garden’s newly remodeled Children’s Garden.

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Surround Yourself With Plants if You Want to Live Longer, According to Science

Find out why scientists say surrounding yourself can help you love longer.

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How to Raise a Tree Hugger (in 6 Easy Steps)

Today is National Love a Tree Day but you don’t need a giant forest to show your saplings how to appreciate our woodsy pals.

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Reinvent the Wheel: 6 Ways to Transform a Little Red Wagon

Today is National Red Wagon Day! From the garden to the kid’s room, we’ve found six inventive ways to use (and reuse) your favorite Radio Flyer.

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Dig in! 6 Hands-on Gardening Classes for Budding Green Thumbs

Take your little sprouts to dig in and get planting at one of these fun gardening classes.

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It’s So Easy Being Green: 15 Earth Day Celebrations

Here are our favorite ways for little tree-huggers to celebrate Mother Nature in Los Angeles.

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A Mini Redwood Forest Is Growing in Brooklyn

It’s alive! Bring the kiddos out to marvel at this large-scale, long-term work by artist Spencer Finch.

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Unique Goodie Bags Your Mini Guests Will Love

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This year birthday party gave me a lot of headache. Fortunate, or not, my both children were born in September. Not lucky enough to have their birthday in early September and end of September, no, but they were both…

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HGTV’s Joanna Gaines Shares a Sweet Message All Parents Need to Read

HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’ star Joanna Gaines not only nails the home design gig, but turns out, she’s a pretty awesome parent, too! The ‘Fixer Upper’ mom of four posted an inspiring message on her Facebook page, and it’s giving us…

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Shoe Me the Way: 3 Cool Ways to Upcycle Old Shoes

Three ways to upcycle your outgrown or lonesome ol’ shoes.

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Sowing the Seeds of Love: How Apples Grow

What happens when you plant an apple seed in the ground like Johnny Appleseed did? Find out by watching this video.

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8 Frightfully Easy Halloween Cupcakes

Witches and ghosts and things that go bump in the night? If you have a taste for all things Halloween, you’ll eat up these cupcake ideas.

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5 Fun Ways to Volunteer as a Family

Want to get Jack Jr. and little Jane to give back to the community while having fun and gaining self-confidence? We’ve got your guide to family-friendly volunteering.

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Attention Little Green Thumbs! SMARTS Farm Takes Gardening to the City

Kids will dig this downtown gardening site where they’ll have fun learning about harvesting food, growing flowers and being one with nature.

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