Healthy Eats on the Road

Written by contributor Amy Thompson of Progressive Pioneer. Road food, ugh, my stomach does a flip-flop just thinking about it.  Yet, it seems to be an inevitable part of family vacations.  But does it have to be? Here are a few suggestions for maintaining your family’s healthy eating habits while on the road (with a (read more…)

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6 things to do in the last weeks of pregnancy

My due date is in just a few days. Yep, I’m in that very last stage of pregnancy, when there’s not much you can do other than watch your body swell to unbelievable proportions and reminisce of the days when you could get up without grunting. I’ve been busy getting ready for number three to (read more…)

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WWOOF: Family-Friendly Eco-Travel (Frugal, Too!)

What would you say if I told you there was a way to take a trip with your whole family without breaking the bank?  Not only would this trip be affordable, it could also potentially include: • your choice of destinations all over the world • a chance to get to know the locals • (read more…)

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Sunday Links: June 6

• From Like Mother, Like Daughter: Living Without AC and Liking It • From Simple Homeschool: A Beach Blanket Education • From The Nourishing Gourmet: Poppyseed Lemon Coconut Flour Mini Muffins • From Big Green Purse: You Want Me to Buy Worm Poop? • From Green and Natural Parenting:Healthier Pots and Pans in the Kitchen (read more…)

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Q&A: How will you tour your city this summer?

Two summers ago, our family took a staycation instead of a vacation.  We stayed in our home, went to the neighborhood water park a few times, enjoyed leisurely picnics for our dinners, and had a few later nights watching movies and popping popcorn. Staycations are super popular now because of the economy; more and more (read more…)

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