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Limited edition mini-cargo bikes for kids from Republic Bike

Limited edition mini-cargo bikes for kids from Republic Bike

Republic Bike, the company responsible for the fleet of bikes being ridden around the legendary Google campus, has a sweet  line of cargo bikes for kids, and all we can say is, “We want

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A guide to CSAs: Joining and making the most of your community supported agriculture (CSA)

A guide to CSAs: Joining and making the most of your community supported agriculture (CSA)

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The Milk Lounge breastfeeding cafe opens in England, owner receives death threats

The Milk Lounge breastfeeding cafe opens in England, owner receives death threats

Another day, another round of folks appalled by mothers breastfeeding their babies. When will the madness end? For mom and new business owner, 22 year-old Charlotte Purdie, it’s just beginning.

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Dapple launches collection of fruit-scented dish liquids specially formulated to clean baby’s bottles

Dapple launches collection of fruit-scented dish liquids specially formulated to clean baby's bottles

We take great care with the types of bottles, nipples and pacifiers our babies use, but how many of us are as discerning about what we use to clean them? If your current dish soap isn’t quite

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Combat Earth Day greenwashing & commercialism: 6 products that will really reduce your carbon footprint

Combat Earth Day greenwashing & commercialism: 6 products that will really reduce your carbon footprint

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BOOK REVIEW: Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children

BOOK REVIEW: Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children

Pediatric occupational therapist and mother Angela Hanscom has seen some alarming trends among kids today: an inability to sit still, bad posture, increased falling, weakened immune systems, and a

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HOW TO: Make organic lactation cookies to help increase your breast milk production

HOW TO: Make organic lactation cookies to help increase your breast milk production

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BREAKING: Glyphosate, the carcinogenic ingredient in Roundup, is found in popular breakfast foods

BREAKING: Glyphosate, the carcinogenic ingredient in Roundup, is found in popular breakfast foods

Bagels, eggs, or oatmeal with a side of toxic herbicide? The latest findings from the Alliance for Natural Health-USA’s recent food safety tests are enough to make you want to lose your breakfast:

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Dad invents humane spider catcher for his arachnophobic son

Dad invents humane spider catcher for his arachnophobic son

I’m so scared of spiders that I can hardly even stomach watching the video above — of a handy, spider-friendly tool a dad made for his arachnophobic son to deftly catch and release spiders in

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Facts about harmful household mold + recipes for non-toxic homemade mold cleaners

Facts about harmful household mold + recipes for non-toxic homemade mold cleaners

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Parents resort to crowdfunding to afford maternity leave in America

Parents resort to crowdfunding to afford maternity leave in America

You’re probably tired of hearing how abysmal the paid parental leave offerings are for the vast majority of Americans, despite the promising trend in some professional circles (and even major

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Strawberries top the list as most pesticide contaminated produce on EWG’s 2016 Dirty Dozen List

Strawberries top the list as most pesticide contaminated produce on EWG's 2016 Dirty Dozen List

The average American eats almost 8 pounds of strawberries every year, and this sweet, beloved fruit now has the dubious “honor” of topping the Environmental Working Group‘s “Dirty

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Taga: a bike/stroller hybrid, becomes insanely popular & sells out worldwide in a matter of hours

Taga: a bike/stroller hybrid, becomes insanely popular & sells out worldwide in a matter of hours

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INTERVIEW: Heather Shumaker, Author of: It’s OK to Go Up the Slide: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids

INTERVIEW: Heather Shumaker, Author of: It's OK to Go Up the Slide: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids

Heather Shumaker’s new book It’s Okay to Go Up the Slide: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids covers topics ranging from whether or not you should force your child to kiss Grandma,

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The Magic Yarn Project creates handmade princess wigs for children battling cancer

The Magic Yarn Project creates handmade princess wigs for children battling cancer

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HOW TO: Spring clean your house when you can’t trust most cleaning products on the market

HOW TO: Spring clean your house when you can't trust most cleaning products on the market

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EWG’s expanded Guide to Healthy Cleaning reveals that “eco-friendly” products from top brands like Seventh Generation & Method are toxic

EWG's expanded Guide to Healthy Cleaning reveals that "eco-friendly" products from top brands like Seventh Generation & Method are toxic

The writers and editors at Inhabitots pride ourselves on walking the eco-friendly walk and not just talking the talk, and most of us found ourselves staring with mouths agape in horror while looking up

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San Francisco becomes first city in the U.S. to approve fully paid parental leave

San Francisco becomes first city in the U.S. to approve fully paid parental leave

Paid leave opportunities for new parents are finally getting some much needed and desired support on the state government level. New York just announced a paid leave benefit for families beginning in

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