Many of the submissions had a summer theme to them, including Frugal Panda's Frugal Summers: 101 Ways to Entertain Yourself and Your Family posted at Frugal Panda and on a related note GP presents Fun Family Vacations - No Kidding posted at Fish Creek House - INNside Innkeeping, saying, "Great ways to have fun family vacations - no kidding!"
Leticia Velasquez presents Don't let your children become addicted to excitement posted at cause of our joy.
Babies were also a poplar topic. Tracy presents Embrace green motherhood: breastfeed posted at EcoStreet, saying, "Although by the time this carnival goes out it will be past the Breastfeeding Week, the environmental advantages of breastfeeding are still worth a mention, I believe."
Kevin Heath presents How You Can Save Money By Making Your Own Baby Wipes posted at Baby Development and Breastfeeding Resources.
And my favourite article this week: Anmol Mehta presents How to Make a Baby the Right Way- With Illustrations! posted at Mastery of Meditation, Enlightenment & Kundalini Yoga, saying, "Our adventures in how we made our little ones."
Warren Wong presents How To Keep A Healthy Relationship posted at Personal Development for INTJs, saying, "Are you and your partner fighting all the time? Here's how to resolve your conflicts and go back to happier times."
Charles H. Green presents The Dark Side of Trust? Not! posted at Trust Matters, saying, "Harvard claims the key to trust is micromanagement; but the reality is, micromanaging trust will hurt your relationships with everyone in your life, including your loved ones."
Health and Beauty
Stephanie presents Reusable Feminine Products posted at Stop the Ride!. I use these and can promise you they're just as effective as the disposable variety but soooo much better for the environment (and cheaper in the long term).
Food was also a popular subject with contributors:
Kevin Bedell presents A simple step you can take: Eat more locally grown food posted at 21st Century Citizen.
GreenCougar presents Sensible, Natural Replacements for Soft Drinks and Ice Cream posted at GreenCougar, saying, "Short article on sensible replacements for soft drinks and ice cream in your life."
Cleaning and Household
Theo presents Safe Alternatives to Using Insecticides At Home (Can?t Hide from Insecticide) posted at Organic Test Kitchen .com, saying, "The hazards and folly of using chemical insecticides in the home."
Food for Thought
Quite literally "food for thought", Alvaro Fernandez presents Brain Fitness Program 2.0, MindFit, and much more on Brain Training posted at Brain Fitness Blog.
marguerite manteau-rao offers two thought-provoking articles. Why? posted at La Marguerite, saying, "Why is it so hard to become 100 percent pure green? I can think of many reasons . . ." and Garbage Society posted at La Marguerite, saying, "The way things were, before the advent of plastic bags and all"
Paul Heingarten presents School Band is a valuable experience posted at Music and Band, saying, "Music is a great element to introduce into a child's upbringing. The benefits of playing music and joining a band program are many."
21st Century Citizen presents New Study: 87% of Americans “seriously concerned about the environment” posted at 21st Century Citizen. That's good to hear. I just hope they take action on their concerns.
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