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Too Much Screen Time May Prevent Kids from Being Able to Read Facial Emotions

Too Much Screen Time May Prevent Kids from Being Able to Read Facial Emotions

It’s no secret that kids spend far too much time sitting in front of screens and plenty of research says this growing screen addiction is far from healthy. Now though, new research out of the

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Tell Fisher Price to Remove Toxic Flame Retardants from Their Products

Tell Fisher Price to Remove Toxic Flame Retardants from Their Products

In a recent study led by Duke University, 100% of mothers and children tested were positive for TDCIPP, a common flame retardant in furniture. Research shows that TDCIPP is a very likely carcinogen to

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Help Build a School in India with Every Purchase of Keep Leaf Litterless Lunch Gear

Help Build a School in India with Every Purchase of Keep Leaf Litterless Lunch Gear

Keep Leaf is a newer eco-minded company offering a range of products for babies, kids and adults, including an attractive range of “litterless” lunch gear. Keep Leaf has a few styles of lunch

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Parenting Dreams vs. Parenting Realities: Why It’s OK to Cave in Sometimes

Parenting Dreams vs. Parenting Realities: Why It’s OK to Cave in Sometimes

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Goodbye Baggies, Hello Kinderville Silicone Snack & Sandwich Pouches

Goodbye Baggies, Hello Kinderville Silicone Snack & Sandwich Pouches

Go waste-free when you pack your child’s school lunch with Kinderville silicone pouches. All of these pouches are free of BPA, phthalates, and lead, plus they’re super easy to transport in

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Brinware Glass & Silicone Food Storage Containers Keep Packed Lunches Safe and Fresh

Brinware Glass & Silicone Food Storage Containers Keep Packed Lunches Safe and Fresh

When we first saw Brinware’s tempered glass dishware, boy were we impressed. Safe, beautiful, non-toxic glassware kids can use that offers the best of both worlds via the perfect pairing of tempered

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HOW TO: Make a Natural Sleep Aid Lotion with Magnesium & Lavender Oil for Newborns, Kids & Adults

HOW TO: Make a Natural Sleep Aid Lotion with Magnesium & Lavender Oil for Newborns, Kids & Adults

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Stunning & Breezy Geodesic Treehouse by O2 Treehouse

Stunning & Breezy Geodesic Treehouse by O2 Treehouse

O2 Treehouse designs stunning treehouses sure to please kids and adults alike. We especially love the breezy geodesic design shown above! With its beautiful curves and open-air qualities, this treehouse

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Best BPA-free Popsicle Molds for Homemade Popsicles

Best BPA-free Popsicle Molds for Homemade Popsicles

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‘It Takes a Village’ So Why are Modern Mothers More Isolated Than Ever?

‘It Takes a Village’ So Why are Modern Mothers More Isolated Than Ever?

Bunmi Laditan’s wildly popular article ‘I Miss the Village,’ will resonate with every mother. In a society that has unprecedented means of staying connected via technology, mothers still

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GREEN RANT: Would You Support a Company Whose Ideals Clash With Your Own?

GREEN RANT: Would You Support a Company Whose Ideals Clash With Your Own?

The notion of the small, crunchy business with a cool grassroots origin story, and a hippie, love-all ethic has been turned on its head in recent years. Did you know that Burt’s Bees is part of the

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WATCH THE VIDEOS: Greenpeace & Kids Across the Globe are Urging LEGO to Break Ties With Shell Oil

WATCH THE VIDEOS: Greenpeace & Kids Across the Globe are Urging LEGO to Break Ties With Shell Oil

Update 8/6/2014: Greenpeace has released their second campaign led by kids across the world, encouraging Lego to break their partnership with Shell, via the video above. As part of a new co-promotion,

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Umbilical Cord Burning: Separating Mom & Baby at Birth with a Slow Bonding Ritual

Umbilical Cord Burning: Separating Mom & Baby at Birth with a Slow Bonding Ritual

It’s common practice in the United States to have your partner, midwife or doctor cut your baby’s umbilical cord almost immediately after birth, even though research says we clamp and cut the

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5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

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Policy Paper Says Wildlife Decline is Triggering Violent Crime and Child Labor Worldwide

Policy Paper Says Wildlife Decline is Triggering Violent Crime and Child Labor Worldwide

According to a new policy paper led by UC Berkeley researchers, published in Science, worldwide decline of wildlife populations may be directly linked to increases in conflict, organized crime and child

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The Swings: A Musical Swing Set that Illuminates & Plays Harmonies as People Swing!

The Swings: A Musical Swing Set that Illuminates & Plays Harmonies as People Swing!

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GUIDE: How to Stop Using Paper Towels Forever

GUIDE: How to Stop Using Paper Towels Forever

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Ingenious Dad Builds Amazing Interactive Apollo Spacecraft for His Four Year-Old Son’s Bedroom

Ingenious Dad Builds Amazing Interactive Apollo Spacecraft for His Four Year-Old Son’s Bedroom

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