Getting Down and Dirty

There is plenty of research outlining the benefits of kids playing outside, gettin’ dirty, and maybe even, (gulp) eating a little dirt. It has been shown that exposure to “dirt” in outdoor settings can improve their immune system because of one underlying fact:  you are exposing your kids to organisms that allow and require their […]

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The Truth Behind Organic, and Other Food Labels

With all the big, fancy words on the food labels you find in the store, how do you know what they really mean? What’s the difference between organic and USDA organic? Are “natural” and “organic” the same thing? How do I determine what is best for my family? Which labels are worth the added price […]

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