Earth Day

Choosing a Green Pediatrician

February 12th, 2013 posted by Alan Greene, M.D.

by Alan Greene, M.D. Shortly after your labor and delivery, the mixed anxiety and joy of this life experience will be in your past, and it will be time to […]

18 Ways to Reuse Egg Cartons

February 12th, 2013 posted by Shelley Borle

Here are some easy, effective uses for those empty egg cartons. Before throwing them away, check out these simple ideas. Money Container – Use old egg cartons to store your […]

Air Drying Clothes Without A Clothesline

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jill Cooper

We all know that if we don’t dry our clothes in the dryer we save on electricity, but many of us don’t think about how the dryer reduces the life […]

Backyard Discovery Zone

February 12th, 2013 posted by Brenda Hyde

Many zoos and nature centers have “discovery zones” for kids to learn about different animal skins and other items in nature. You can do the same thing in your backyard. […]

Frugal Living Ideas

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

Top : Kitchen and Home : Frugal Living Book Reviews (1) Budgeting (18) Entertainment (6) Food (17) Frugal Challenge (0) Gifts and Party Ideas (10) Home (43) Thrift Shopping (35) […]

Gardening Ideas

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

Top : Kitchen and Home : Gardening Flowers and Fruit (19) Rose pruning to growing citrus in containers. General Care (13) From starting your own garden to getting ready for […]

Going Green – In Our Forums

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

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How to Create a Paper Bag Floor

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kathy Wilson

Click here for a larger view Sometimes one of the toughest decorating challenges we have when we are on a budget is replacing old, worn, or ugly flooring. If you […]

New Beauty from Old Candles

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Everyone loves the smell of an aromatic candle. They bring comfort during a relaxing soak in the bathtub, fill your living room with the scrumptious smell of baked pie, and […]

Recycling Plastic Shopping Bags

February 12th, 2013 posted by Cyndi Roberts

I don’t know about you, but I can’t bear to throw away those plastic bags that we get every time we go to the store. They are so handy for […]

Reusing the Changing Table

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Most moms have, at one point, had a baby changing table. But once the baby is too big for it, what then? Sell it at a garage sale? Save it […]

Taking Your Kids on a Hike

February 12th, 2013 posted by Kathy Burns-Millyard

by Kathy Burns-Millyard With a little planning and forethought, hiking with children can be a fun and rewarding experience. Hiking is a wonderful way to help them develop a love […]

Day Trips – A Visit to the Zoo

February 12th, 2013 posted by Nancy Price

Almost all children enjoy a trip to the zoo. You can use zoos to encourage your child’s interest in the natural world and to introduce children to the many fascinating […]

Unique Window Treatments from Everyday Objects

February 12th, 2013 posted by Pamela Cole Harris

by Pamela Cole Harris If you are looking for something a little more unique than a curtain rod to hang your window treatments, there are several everyday household items you […]

Bird Watching Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Brenda Hyde

Bird watching is a fun, inexpensive activity for families. You can reserve a special space for bird feeders anywhere in your yard, and throughout the year watch the variety of […]

Visit a National Wildlife Refuge

February 12th, 2013 posted by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The National Wildlife Refuge System offers great locations and opportunities for families to celebrate Earth Day. From watching wildlife to volunteering on teams doing anything from weed control to helping […]

Oganic Foods: Eat Strategically to Save the Planet

February 12th, 2013 posted by Dr. Alan Greene

by Dr. Alan Greene More than four million acres of American farmland have already been dedicated to organic farming, helping our health and our future. That’s four million acres farmed […]

Go Ahead and Waste It – It Was Free

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

Go ahead and waste it; it was free! Have you ever heard that? I wonder if that comment has the same effect on you that it has on me. Actually, […]

Save Money and the Environment

April 17th, 2010 posted by Family Corner Staff

We all want to do our part to be eco-conscious but “green” companies often present us with a choice: be Earth-friendly or wallet-friendly… never both. The reality is that prices […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]