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Laurie Petersen

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Getting That Head Start

Natural products and kids’ health are growing up. Eating your veggies, popping a multivitamin and brushing your teeth have given way to taking your...

We Are Family

It would be a failure to depict a mother and child on our cover and to report what the research points to about the...
Paul and Barbi Schulick

New Chapter Founders Describe Profit Pressures Under P&G

Brattleboro, VT -- The story of why Paul and Barbi Schulick left Procter & Gamble and their baby New Chapter behind after a six-year...

At the Table with Generation X

Erica HooperLee, 47, was living the city life in San Francisco, CA, when she and her now-husband Charles, 34, decided it was time for...

Action Keeps Hemp Farming Act Alive

The 11th hour email deluge that helped preserve the Hemp Farming Act of 2018, is just the beginning of what will be a vigorous...

What I Did on My Digital Detox

I spent two weeks recently volunteering (i.e. working) and living in a tent at the Omega Institute where one of my personal goals was...

Teach Your Children Well

Excuse me if I get a little personal this month. Writing the feature on boomers (I am one) reminded me of my dad (a...

Don’t Call Us Old! Reaching Boomers Where They’re At

No one generation thinks alike. Let’s just say that from the get-go. This four-part series aims to help retailers and those who are developing...

Message in the Bottle

Your customers are increasingly aware and vocally questioning everything they put into their bodies. As a retailer, you have a right — and a...

Takeaways from Expo West

Yes, Expo West was big. According to the organizers, more than 85,000 attendees swarmed the Anaheim Convention Center, including the new North Halls, with...