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Beloved and famed Japanese animator/filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki plans to build a children’s nature retreat

Beloved and famed Japanese animator/filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki plans to build a children’s nature retreat

When beloved Japanese animator and filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki announced in 2013 that The Wind Rises would be the last film in his storied career, many wondered what this creative innovator would do next.

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Librarian cruises San Francisco aboard her bicycle library-on-wheels to peddle free books & a love of reading

Librarian cruises San Francisco aboard her bicycle library-on-wheels to peddle free books & a love of reading

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Pregnant with twins, Marissa Mayer vows she’ll work throughout limited time away post-birth

Pregnant with twins, Marissa Mayer vows she’ll work throughout limited time away post-birth

It’s been almost three years since Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gave birth to her first child. She took two weeks off work post-delivery (and supposedly worked throughout her leave), annoyed parents

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BOOK REVIEW: The Art of Cardboard showcases visionaries who turn humble cardboard into astonishing works of art

BOOK REVIEW: The Art of Cardboard showcases visionaries who turn humble cardboard into astonishing works of art

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The evolving identity of a stay-at-home-mom whose kids just started school full-time

The evolving identity of a stay-at-home-mom whose kids just started school full-time

If you happen to see me during these first few weeks of school, know that behind the brave, smiling face that my children will witness as they head to their new classrooms is a parent who is excited, a

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Me… Jane introduces young readers to the nature-loving, early roots of Jane Goodall

Me… Jane introduces young readers to the nature-loving, early roots of Jane Goodall

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16 essential vegan foods to stock up on to switch your family to a plant-based diet

16 essential vegan foods to stock up on to switch your family to a plant-based diet

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The Crayon Initiative recycles discarded crayons into new crayons for kids in children’s hospitals

The Crayon Initiative recycles discarded crayons into new crayons for kids in children’s hospitals

Crayons — those cheery, ubiquitous coloring implements, are likely lurking in your purse, hiding in at least five different drawers throughout your house, and leaving their mark on countless

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Woman who received womb transplant from her mother gives birth to a baby boy

Woman who received womb transplant from her mother gives birth to a baby boy

In an amazing feat of medicine and science that has uniquely united three generations, a woman who received a womb transplant from her mother recently gave birth to a healthy baby boy — so the same

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Parents sue Massachusetts boarding school, alleging the institution’s WiFi is making their child sick

Parents sue Massachusetts boarding school, alleging the institution’s WiFi is making their child sick

Keeping up with the latest technological advances is a priority for many schools, but the installation of a new, industrial-strength WiFi network is actually the reason one Massachusetts boarding school

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Harry Potter-themed classroom makes going back to school a magical adventure

Harry Potter-themed classroom makes going back to school a magical adventure

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5 kid-friendly vegan cookbooks for busy families

5 kid-friendly vegan cookbooks for busy families

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Chord Cubes turn learning how to jam on the guitar into child’s play

Chord Cubes turn learning how to jam on the guitar into child’s play

Babies and kids LOVE music. From their earliest months, they bob their heads or clap whenever they hear a tune. Later, they bounce up and down on somewhat shaky knees or hilariously sway their hips,

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Sexting and internet safety climb up list of top 10 health concerns for children across the U.S.

Sexting and internet safety climb up list of top 10 health concerns for children across the U.S.

For nine years, C.S.Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll has surveyed parents on the biggest perceived health concerns facing children in the United States. Two of the biggest rising problems,

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Kids are being assigned triple the amount of homework than recommended, causing family strife and health issues

Kids are being assigned triple the amount of homework than recommended, causing family strife and health issues

The standard for homework set by educators is known as the “10-minute rule.” That means 10 minutes per grade level per night (ie: first graders get 10 minutes, 8th graders get 80 minutes),

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Kids can build their own toy cameras and go click crazy with Petit Collage’s crafty kit

Kids can build their own toy cameras and go click crazy with Petit Collage’s crafty kit

Petit Collage‘s new toy camera kit encourages your mini shutterbug to go click crazy without any need of your (expensive) phone. This kit is custom-made for a fun crafting experience since kids

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Having a baby makes people miserable, according to study

Having a baby makes people miserable, according to study

According to a new study of over 2,000 German men and women, having a first child causes a drop in happiness that is greater than going through a divorce, unemployment, or the death of a spouse or

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Growing number of U.S. companies roll out paid parental leave policies that enable parents to enjoy baby’s first year

Growing number of U.S. companies roll out paid parental leave policies that enable parents to enjoy baby’s first year

When Adobe announced Monday that the company would be offering up to 6 months of paid leave for new moms, the U.S.-based tech firm joined the ranks of a growing number of companies who are FINALLY

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