Healthy Living

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Brand Spotlight: Barn

At Modern Kids Design, we're always on the lookout for eco-friendly bags and are happy to have found Barn! Like the bags, the name itself is pretty cool,  but don't be fooled.  While it means "children" in Swedish, these bags are not just for parents.  Look closely, and you'll notice the sheer versatility.  A single bag can be used as a backpack, gym bag, diaper bag. or briefcase.  While we can easily see adding a laptop to this bag, we know many reading this post are parents who, in all honestly, think about including some toys in bags, and that's okay. It works! 


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Brainstorming:  Tips for Greening Your School + Waste-Free Lunch Ideas

Brainstorming: Tips for Greening Your School + Waste-Free Lunch Ideas

It's hard to believe that the back to school season is here!  Since we are working on a bunch of updates, this week we decided to re-post something from the archive. Going green and reducing waste go hand in hand. And what better way to start teaching kids about the importance of the environment than by showing them how to reduce, reuse, and recycle wherever they are—even at school. A waste-free lunch can go a long way towards helping the environment.
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"Healthy" Homemade Lemonade - 3 Easy Recipes

If you think about it, lemons are kind of amazing. They add flavor to food and drinks, they provide aromatherapy benefits, they’re good for cleaning, and they are healthy, too. They’re a wonderfruit! At Modern Kids Design, we try to use lemons whenever we can. And we aren’t alone in our love of the amazing lemon.
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