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Not Just for Strong Bones
Milk is good for hair, too! Just for Me! Hair Milk has vitamins and proteins that keep kids’ hair manageable and healthy. The shampoo, conditioner, straightening mist, and styling crème are made with soymilk and vitamins C, E, and calcium. The crème is particularly useful in the morning; use on dry hair to help corral bed head. $4.99 at Rite Aid. www.jfmvipclub.com/products.html.
Green Your Trash
Yes, you reduce, reuse, recycle, but still, there is garbage. Perf Go Green makes kitchen trash bags from recycled plastic – and the bags are biodegradable. Just don’t keep them sitting around; they decompose in two years. Bags are $5 for 12 at Walgreens and Drugstore.com. www.perfgogreen.com.
Don’t Eat These Peas
Bags of frozen peas have long been used to soothe a bruise, but now a cold pack make of soft-gel peas can ease pain, stay cold longer, and bring a smile to a child’s face. Peas Cold Packs come in duck-, fish-, or starfish-shaped packages, plus there are special ones for ankles, wrists, and knees, and adult packs for neck, shoulder, and lower back pain. $5.99-$24.99 at CVS/pharmacy or www.cvs.com.