Plastic production has caused disastrous outcomes--not only for the environment but also to humans that several countries have banned use of plastics. To completely ban the use of plastic in our daily lives may seem impossible and far-fetched but it can be done!
August has drawn to a close and September is upon us. Already, evenings are beginning to feel crisp, making for perfect sleeping weather. But in homes with children, Fall isn’t just a change in seasons: It’s also a change in routines. Back to school season is about more than sales on pencils and sneakers. It’s also about transitioning our children from their summer routine into their academic-year routines. And if your summer routine looks vastly different from your school-year routine--like if it involves sleeping until noon followed by lounging on the beach--this can be a really jarring transition for your whole family. That’s why we’ve come up with this list of 5 tips for getting back into your school year routine.
When people experience negative emotions they are most likely to reach for comfort foods to boost their mood. True, your mood will probably improve shortly after you eat your favorite high-carb snack, which is usually potato chips or ice cream.
For my kids, Halloween is a magical holiday: they spend countless hours imagining themselves as their all time favorite characters, plan out an elaborate map with their friends of must-stop-at-houses based on last years “loot”..
Monitoring what we put into our bodies (our food) can be just as effective a tool to protect against the sun’s harmful UV-rays as what we put on the outside of our bodies, such as applying natural mineral-based sunscreen to our skin and wearing a quality pair of UV-filtering sunglasses whenever we’re outside in the sun.
I believe it is even more important in today’s environment with the GMO laden crops to get kids involved in the process of growing vegetables and fruits. I started this process with my kids a few weeks ago and it has been incredibly rewarding, so maybe some of you will be inspired to do the same!