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6 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with your kids

6 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with your kids

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New York City bans all single use Styrofoam products in school cafeterias & citywide

New York City bans all single use Styrofoam products in school cafeterias & citywide

Beginning July 1st, 2015, the trash cans of New York City will be less crammed with Styrofoam cups, clamshells, packing peanuts, and other single use, non-recyclable Styrofoam products as the city becomes

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20 educational and FUN sensory table activities for kids!

20 educational and FUN sensory table activities for kids!

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This awesome igloo was made from 500 recycled plastic jugs!

This awesome igloo was made from 500 recycled plastic jugs!

We spied this amazing igloo on parenting website Diary of a Working Mom, and we thought it would be a great project for a summer camp, childcare facility, school, or even a communal backyard. The

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6 non-materialistic, experiential presents that are great for kids!

6 non-materialistic, experiential presents that are great for kids!

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Health Care Providers are Pushing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Not Pills, to Help Kids Get Healthy

Health Care Providers are Pushing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Not Pills, to Help Kids Get Healthy

A New York City-based weight management and nutrition program for overweight and obese children is going back to the basics. Instead of pills, intense exercise regimes, and body shaming, the health care

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Elsa & Anna from Frozen are Teaching Girls How to Code!

Elsa & Anna from Frozen are Teaching Girls How to Code!

Your kids, my kids, your sister’s kids — few of them are ready to “Let It Go” when it comes to their love of Frozen. Since the obsession continues, why not take advantage and use

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13 Idyllic, Organic Family Farm Stay Vacations Around the World

13 Idyllic, Organic Family Farm Stay Vacations Around the World

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Kids Blame Michelle Obama for Their Disgusting School Lunches & Showcase Photos of Their Gross Food

Kids Blame Michelle Obama for Their Disgusting School Lunches & Showcase Photos of Their Gross Food

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Wildlife Aid Foundation Launches Campaign to Save Harry the Hedgehog from Extinction

Wildlife Aid Foundation Launches Campaign to Save Harry the Hedgehog from Extinction

With Youtube videos of adorable little animals going viral daily (and sites completely devoted to their projected thoughts and musings), it’s easy to forget that many exotic animals are endangered

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EWG Warns Consumers in New Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

EWG Warns Consumers in New Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

We’ve followed the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen list for fruits and vegetables every year, and now they have published a Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives as part of their

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Family Home’s Library Slide Lets Kids Slip Right Into a Good Book

Family Home’s Library Slide Lets Kids Slip Right Into a Good Book

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Repurpose Schoolbags are a Recycled Carryall and Solar-Powered Reading Lamp in One

Repurpose Schoolbags are a Recycled Carryall and Solar-Powered Reading Lamp in One

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Research Shows Older Children Benefit from Having Stay at Home Parents

Research Shows Older Children Benefit from Having Stay at Home Parents

Stay at home parents are often categorized as moms and dads who are home to raise their young babies and toddlers during their early formative years. But a new study highlights the fact that older

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‘Pink Tints of Blue’ App Shows that Gender Perceptions May be Easily Reconfigured

‘Pink Tints of Blue’ App Shows that Gender Perceptions May be Easily Reconfigured

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Phonetic Montessori Blocks Help Kids Read Easily and Naturally

Phonetic Montessori Blocks Help Kids Read Easily and Naturally

A gentle learning toy that is eco-friendly, helps with reading skills, and is fun to manipulate? Sign our little learners up! These Montessori reading blocks, with red consonants and blue vowels,

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This Stunning Refit of a Derelict School Building in Puerto Rico Was Inspired by the Surrounding Bamboo Forest

This Stunning Refit of a Derelict School Building in Puerto Rico Was Inspired by the Surrounding Bamboo Forest

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Humane Educator Zoe Weil is Developing a K–12 School for “Solutionaries” in NYC

Humane Educator Zoe Weil is Developing a K–12 School for “Solutionaries” in NYC

Ground-breaking, Maine-based educator Zoe Weil is planning a kindergarten to grade 12 school in New York City. Weil is the founder of the Institute for Humane Education in Surry, Maine. Her educational

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