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Healthy, Eco-Friendly Lunches for Your Kids

Gone are the days of brown and plastic bags that we have used to pack our kids lunches in. Fantastic eco friendly companies with innovative fashionable products are now hitting the market for us eco- friendly parents! Some American schools are now enforcing or highly suggesting that lunches be packed in eco friendly containers. I think it is a great idea and a great direction that eventually most schools will follow.

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Why Respecting Your Body is More Important Than Ever

Sex has overtaken many aspects of our culture. It is on the television, on the covers of many magazines, in almost every corner of the internet, and our children seem to be immersed in innuendo and direct sexual content. I would not call myself old-fashioned, but I feel that our cultures attitudes and behaviors about sex are out of control, and we seem to be more and more desensitized the more we are exposed to this. I believe that human body is a work of art and should be appreciated. I am not in favor censorship — I am in favor of good taste and mutually respectful behavior that models and emulates a respect for ourselves, each other and our bodies.

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Teen Talk

Calling all teens! We're excited to share a contributor volunteer opportunity at modernmom.com with you!Teens! Share to help others just like you! Are you passionate about writing or other forms of creative content creation (video, recipes, photos, or something else!) and eager to express your thoughts, opinions, and important perspectives on topics that matter to…