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Six Snack Suggestions for Easy Vegan Travel

October 22, 2010

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My son and I did some traveling recently, so I had to stock up on vegan snack foods. Since my 7-year-old is pretty particular about what he eats, I thought I would mention some of his and my favorites that work well on a trip. (Read more…)

5 “Tricks” to a Happy Vegan Halloween

October 8, 2010

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Are you envisioning yourself spending Halloween trying to read the labels on a bag full of miniature candies? Do you dread having arguments over throwing out candy that contains animal products? Read more…

Television I Like My Child to Watch

September 24, 2010

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      It seems that everywhere I turn I am bombarded with messages to eat animal products. Between advertisements on television, photos on billboards and songs on the radio…it is endless. (Read more…)

Learning the Difference Between Friends and Food

August 3, 2010

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  A visitor making friends with a rescued pig at Farm Sanctuary in New York on August 1, 2010. This past weekend, I took my son (age 7) to the Hoe Down at Farm Sanctuary in upstate New York. It was a captivating, fun-filled couple of days that included visiting rescued factory farm animals, close […]

When Your Vegan Child Wants to Fit In

July 26, 2010

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NATURALLY, children want to fit in with their peers. The same goes for most adults! Fitting in is particularly important for children whose days are spent being surrounded by a group of same-age classmates. As hard as most try to avoid it, sooner or later everybody gets put on the spot. This can be a […]

When it is Rude to Refuse Food…

July 19, 2010

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Nothing offends a host like refusing to eat their cuisine. Of course, it is best  to avoid this situation in the first place by letting the host know beforehand that you have dietary preferences, or by arriving armed with a dish of your own.  Unfortunately, life cannot always be so carefully prearranged; therefore it is […]

The Teaching Moments of Mealtime

July 12, 2010

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DO YOURSELF A FAVOR…grab a cup of tea and take about 10 minutes out of your day to watch this video from Nonviolence United. It is a lovely short film titled A Life Connected and it demonstrates the importance of living our values. I want my child to learn values. Few things are more important […]