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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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5 green summer camps & how to find an eco-minded summer camp near you

5 green summer camps & how to find an eco-minded summer camp near you

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HOW TO: Make a DIY organic rainbow cake without toxic chemical food colors

HOW TO: Make a DIY organic rainbow cake without toxic chemical food colors

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8 easy Earth Day activities for kids of all ages

8 easy Earth Day activities for kids of all ages

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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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6 superfood smoothie recipes your whole family will love

6 superfood smoothie recipes your whole family will love

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Philips “Light up the Dark” experiment enables Swedish children to reap the benefits of playing outdoors on the darkest days of winter

Philips “Light up the Dark” experiment enables Swedish children to reap the benefits of playing outdoors on the darkest days of winter

In an effort to tear kids away from their television screens and video games and to head outdoors during the short, dark days of winter, lighting leader Philips embarked on an experiment to enable more

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HOW TO: Grow an herb garden in eggshell planters

HOW TO: Grow an herb garden in eggshell planters

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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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California lawmakers are considering a ban on child vaccine exemptions

California lawmakers are considering a ban on child vaccine exemptions

This week, the California state Senate health committee voted to push forward a bill that would ban parents from citing personal beliefs as the reason for opting out of vaccinations for their school aged

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ro.sham.bo. Baby makes stylish sunglasses for green families

ro.sham.bo. Baby makes stylish sunglasses for green families

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Pop-Up Adventure Playgrounds are free, public celebrations of child-directed play

Pop-Up Adventure Playgrounds are free, public celebrations of child-directed play

Pop-Up Adventure Play is an organization with many goals, but their number one mission is to support children’s play. Founded in 2010, Pop-Up Adventure Play aims to help make children’s right to play

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Parent & child can enjoy a swing ride face to face with the Expression Swing

Parent & child can enjoy a swing ride face to face with the Expression Swing

Raise your hand if you’ve taken a swing ride with your baby or kiddo on your lap? The Expression Swing makes it possible to now see your little one’s face light up while you enjoy a tandem

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A Seattle doctor believes he has discovered what causes SIDS

A Seattle doctor believes he has discovered what causes SIDS

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a mysterious and cruel killer, taking otherwise healthy babies and toddlers in their sleep. For years, nobody has been able to point to the cause of the tragedy, but

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Frequent use of bleach linked with increased risk of flu, tonsillitis, and some respiratory illnesses for kids

Frequent use of bleach linked with increased risk of flu, tonsillitis, and some respiratory illnesses for kids

With little ones around, you probably feel like your home could always be a little (or a lot) cleaner. However, you may want to hold off on using bleach as part of your weekly cleaning routine. A recent

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“The Land” is a documentary about the nature of play, risk and hazard on an adventure playground

“The Land” is a documentary about the nature of play, risk and hazard on an adventure playground

The Land (Teaser) from Play Free Movie on Vimeo. We previously featured The Land, a Welsh “adventure” playground on Inhabitots, and readers were captivated by the concept. In an overprotective world

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Tom’s of Maine and Terracycle team up to help you upcycle your old toys for FREE

Tom’s of Maine and Terracycle team up to help you upcycle your old toys for FREE

Spring cleaning is calling loudly to many of us; it feels so good to purge all the old and unusable things from our lives, including toys. According to a recent Tom’s of Maine study, in attempts to

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“We Don’t Eat Animals” is a kid-friendly book series that supports and explains humane, plant-based living

“We Don’t Eat Animals” is a kid-friendly book series that supports and explains humane, plant-based living

Before she became an author and an illustrator, Ruby Roth was an elementary school art teacher. Her previous experience, combined with her passion for veganism, make her the ideal creator of an

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