April 07, 2014 • in By Maria

Vindication for Lazy Parents (Like Me)

The other day, while driving into New York City, I heard a radio interview with Dana Goldstein, author of the recent Atlantic article “Don’t Help Your Kids With Their Homework.” The article discussed two researchers from Duke University who went …

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April 05, 2014 • in By Maria

Maria’s Five Favorites: Easter Basket Gifts

Easter is just a couple of weeks away! So it’s time to decide how you’ll be prepping that organic ham and what side dishes to whip up. You may even want to consider making your own organic candy. But as …

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April 04, 2014 • in Random Thoughts

Why I Will Not #BanBossy

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels With all due respect to my idols, Sheryl, Beyoncé, and the other women of the #BanBossy campaign, I most certainly will not ban bossy. In fact, you can …

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April 03, 2014 • in Health

5 Kitchen Cures to Help You Feel Vibrant

by guest blogger Peggy Kotsopoulos, registered holistic nutritionist, culinary consultant, and author of Kitchen Cures: Revolutionize Your Health with Foods that Heal How you look and feel is a direct reflection of what you eat. Food shapes the way you …

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April 02, 2014 • in By Maria

Blog Advice, Anyone? (Please!)

Hello, dear loyal readers, I am about to undergo a blog redesign—the first in many years—and I’d love your advice. I really enjoy blogging, but it’s also good to take a step back and reassess every once in a while. …

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April 01, 2014 • in Environment

Support Earth Month by Taking the Non-GMO Challenge

by guest blogger Courtney Pineau, acting director of the Non-GMO Project For the past 44 years, people across the globe have celebrated our beloved planet during Earth Month in April. Originating from the first Earth Day, which occurred on April …

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March 31, 2014 • in By Maria

Fishing for Fun at Kamalame Cay

For spring break this year I wanted to find a nice place to go bonefishing that the whole family would enjoy. After all, it’s not every year a 7-year-old girl makes a New Year’s resolution to go to the Bahamas …

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