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Parents Blog Roundup

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

From Making Something Good: Peanut Allergy

Although peanut allergies are common, most parents don’t know about them until their child has a reaction. Read this harrowing account.

“…as i was taking off ethan’s soiled clothes, we saw that his whole body was now covered in hives and red splotches… and it was starting to obviously itch, as ethan struggled to scratch his neck and back… but the thing that sent alarms ringing in my head, was the way his face looked “different”… his ears were swollen… his skin was blotchy red and white… and he looked scared, looking at me like mommy – this isn’t right

From Alternative Housewife: My Birthday/Mother’s Day Wish List

I want most of the items on this wish list for myself too!

“I want a long skinny belt. Or a dozen! Long enough to tie once or twice and wear with just about everything.”

From D is for Dinner

A delicious Crockpot recipe? Count me in!

From Chasing Supermom: The Confessional Volume 19

I’m sure many mommies can relate to the “sins” this blogging momma confesses.

“My 4 1/2 year old still wears a pull-up at night….mainly because I don’t want to have to deal with wet sheets in the morning until she learns how to not wet the bed. But I promise this summer, when I’m on summer vacation and not working, I’m going to buckle down and make it happen!

Sometimes when I’m shopping with my daughter and she wants a piece of clothing I wouldn’t necessarily pick out for her, I lie and tell her they don’t have it in her size.”

From Inhabitots: 5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Kids

Celebrate Earth Day with these great tips!

“4.  Teach Your Tot to Ride a Bike: Learning how to ride a bike is a major milestone in every kid’s life. We think it’s an appropriate celebratory Earth Day activity since being able to ride a bike opens your kid up to a lifetime of choosing carbon free transportation — pedaling from here-to-there instead of getting in a car.”

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Leftover Breast Milk? Waste Not, Want Not

Friday, October 15th, 2010

These days, everyone is looking for ways to go green. Whether it’s by shopping organic, recycling batteries, or carpooling to work, people around the world are trying their hardest to preserve the environment. Well, Parents.com’s very own Julie Knapp, writing for our friends over at Inhabitots, brings the “waste not, want not” philosophy to new levels as she ponders the use of breast milk in recipes the entire family can enjoy. (After all, some research suggests that adult consumption of breast milk may be beneficial to the treatment of cancer, diabetes, and diarrhea.) From yogurt and butter to risotto and French toast, Knapp tosses out ten clever ways to use leftover breast milk, a controversial practice that’s already taken off in Switzerland and China.

Knapp’s headline asks the burning question: “Yum or Yuck?” Click through the slideshow here and then tell us: What do you think about using breast milk in adult food? Let us know in the comments below!

Are you doing enough to teach your kids about the importance of the environment? Take our  quiz to find out!

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