Los Angeles - a city known for its beautiful weather and constant sunshine. It seems perfect right?! Well, not exactly. We definitely love our sunny spots, but could we afford more of our shady spots too? Definitely!
Currently, the City of Los Angeles has a tree coverage (also known as a tree canopy coverage) of 21%. Is this good or is this bad? It's not great.…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 28, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
It is summer time and heat waves are happening throughout the country - 115 degree in New York ?! Crazy! So we thought this weeks arts and crafts project would pay tribute to the sun! The sun may be 93,000,000 miles away from Earth, but we are bringing it straight to you, so grab your kid and let's have some fun!
Here's what you'll…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 27, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Another spectacular yummy treat from Nancy Mehagian's The Supernatural Kids Cookbook! After years of experimenting - the perfect oatmeal cookie was born! Chewy and crunchy have never worked so well together as with this lip-smacking good recipe for Grandma's Oatmeal Cookies! Intrigued yet?! We definitely were! Needless to say these are a definite finger licking…Continue
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Her Say is a daily web series hosted by Soleil Moon Frye and a team of the most respected bloggers, hosts, experts and (even a few celebrities!) featuring all the hot topics you want to know about! From parenting to relationships, celebrity, fashion, technology, and of course food, it will keep you connected and in the know. Whether you're a busy mom, career woman or both, if you're…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 22, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
As residents of Los Angeles geared up for “Carmageddon” this past weekend, we at The Little Seed took a moment to offer refreshments to local pedestrians and also to ponder alternate and eco-friendly forms of transportation. With the majority of Los Angeles’s cars off the road and a distinct increase in shoppers and their little ones arriving by bicycle and scooter, we began to wonder—could…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 21, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
It's summer time in Los Angeles! We are feeling the heat wave, which means the beaches are packed! So we thought this weeks arts and crafts project should have some relevance to beach...why not make some marine life?! You can teach your child about aquatic life while making an octopus! Let us start by saying this project is easier to do than it looks and so, so, so fun - we had a blast!…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 20, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
It's summer time! And boy has it been hot! We decided to feature a snack that will be a fun way to cool you off and keep you hydrated.... homemade popsicles or as they're called in England "ice lollies!" It's important to drink a lot of liquid during these hot days and since popsicles are really frozen liquids, this is the perfect way! Yet another amazing idea straight from Nancy Mehagian's…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 19, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Whether are own children or our best friends child, our nieces or nephews... we have all been here and it makes us strangely laugh! Hope this brightens your Monday and makes you crack a smile! ....because it's always good to know you're not the only one! And feel free to share your stories, we'd love to hear them!
Added by The Little Seed on July 18, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Summertime is officially here and Los Angeles is feeling the heat! Kids and families all over are basking in the sunshine, taking family vacations, enjoying outdoor activities and looking for water. Pools and the beach are a huge summer attraction and water safety is a huge concern. So when is it time to get your baby in the water and what are some helpful tips? The Little Seed…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 14, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Summer is here and the weather has been for the most part beautiful... so we thought....what better than a lemonade stand for this weeks arts and craft project! Get out your paint out and find an old cardboard box! All you have to do is cut your cardboard sign and decorate accordingly. Does it get any easier? It will be fun for the kids to come up with a creative way to decorate…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 13, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Whatever the occasion, juices are always a great treat. They are refreshing, delicious and naturally nutritious. They are a tasty way of hydration for our children, including much needed electrolytes for their growing bodies. Juicers are a wonderful investment in a healthy diet. It's a simple and easy way to include more fruits and vegetables in ours and our kids' diets. One of the…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 12, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
How cute is this father daughter duo?! We honestly think this the sweetest video ever and we hope that it puts a smile on your face today! Happy Monday, hopes this makes your day a little better!
Added by The Little Seed on July 11, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
With Soleil's book Happy Chaos fast approaching shelves (or electronic one's) near you ... we thought we would reach out to the community and feature her book this Friday! From Punky to parenting, Soleil shares insightful, realistic, in-the-trenches parenting advice, inspiration, and fun. Here is what to expect....
Added by The Little Seed on July 8, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
As a purveyor of health-conscious and eco-friendly children's goods, we're always fielding questions from our Little Seed community members about what's what in the world of chemical additives. Recently, the hottest topic of concern has been fire retardant chemicals in children's products: What are they? How can you tell if they've been added to a garment or product? And, most…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 7, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
We got a little green thumb in us and decided to do a little fun arts and crafts project this Wednesday! It's super easy and looks pretty amazing if we do say so ourselves! Everything you need for this project may already be at your disposal....
Here's what you'll need...
Added by The Little Seed on July 6, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Dried fruit is becoming more and more popular, especially with the kids, so we thought we would have a little tutorial here on The Little Seed! Not only is it chewy and easy to make, but the flavor is so intense. It's perfect for snacks, school lunches and portable for car trips! This Dry Fruit recipe comes straight from Nancy Mehagian's The Supernatural Kids Cookbook! Pick up a copy…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 5, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
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We have briefly mentioned this site before, but we've decided to Feature Friday GreenAid due to it's innovative idea to be green! It gets us so excited to find businesses like ourselves - on a real "green" mission... so if you have any eco companies feel free to send them our way! Now,…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 1, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments