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The Newest Wave of Diapers May Be Made From Jellyfish

The Newest Wave of Diapers May Be Made From Jellyfish

Diapers made from jellyfish may be the newest wave of eco-minded baby goods — but is the concept of jellyfish diapers just too bizarre or does it hold water? Discover reports that Cine’al Ltd.,

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The Nature Conservancy Relays Worldwide Parental Concern Over the Lack of Time Children Spend Outdoors

The Nature Conservancy Relays Worldwide Parental Concern Over the Lack of Time Children Spend Outdoors

The Nature Conservancy recently released the results of the first global survey that shows how much time kids spend outside and parents’ perspectives on the importance and benefits of time spent in

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Worst Baby Product Ever? Fisher-Price’s Apptivity Seat for iPad Turns Babies into Screen Staring Zombies

Worst Baby Product Ever? Fisher-Price’s Apptivity Seat for iPad Turns Babies into Screen Staring Zombies

In what can only be considered a total lapse of rational judgment on Fisher-Price’s part, the baby product giant recently released an iPad accented baby bouncer chair. Dubbed the Newborn-to-Toddler

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What Happened to Good Old Fashioned Slumber Parties?

What Happened to Good Old Fashioned Slumber Parties?

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Seriously Souped Up Mega Man-Pram Designed for Men Who Are Embarrassed by Dainty Strollers

Seriously Souped Up Mega Man-Pram Designed for Men Who Are Embarrassed by Dainty Strollers

In news we wish we’d never heard, ŠKODA has unveiled a new “vRS Mega Man-Pram” specifically designed to eliminate the uncomfortable position many dads feel they face while pushing their

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GREEN RANT: Why is it so Hard to Find Eco Clothing for Boys?

GREEN RANT: Why is it so Hard to Find Eco Clothing for Boys?

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Posh Parents are Paying ‘Recreation Experts’ $400/hr to Teach Their Kids How to Play!

Posh Parents are Paying ‘Recreation Experts’ $400/hr to Teach Their Kids How to Play!

Image courtesy of Shutterstock The New York Post recently reported that well-off Manhattan parents are paying top dollar just to ensure their little ones know how to properly socialize with other kiddos.

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5 Strong Matriarchal Animal Species Who Prove Erick Erickson Wrong About What Nature Intended

5 Strong Matriarchal Animal Species Who Prove Erick Erickson Wrong About What Nature Intended

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15 All-Inclusive Scouting Alternatives To The Boy Scouts of America

15 All-Inclusive Scouting Alternatives To The Boy Scouts of America

Image courtesy of Shutterstock UPDATE: When we originally published this story in February, we reported that The Boy Scouts of America were postponing their vote on whether to allow gay members into their

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Fire Department To Host ‘Squirrel Slam’ Killing Spree As A “Fun” Family Event – Sign A Petition To Protest

Fire Department To Host ‘Squirrel Slam’ Killing Spree As A “Fun” Family Event – Sign A Petition To Protest

Image courtesy of Shutterstock I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, my idea of having fun with squirrels was to go to the park and feed them. However, times have changed, because now, a

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Bubble Gum Flavored Apples Hit Grocery Store Shelves – Sign A Petition To Stop The Madness

Bubble Gum Flavored Apples Hit Grocery Store Shelves – Sign A Petition To Stop The Madness

Image Courtesy of Shutterstock There’s a new petition on Change.org that you’re really going to want to sign. The petition was started by Leah Segedie, in order to make sure that bubble gum

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Girl Petitions For Hasbro To Make An Easy Bake Oven In A ‘Gender Neutral’ Color For Boys

Girl Petitions For Hasbro To Make An Easy Bake Oven In A ‘Gender Neutral’ Color For Boys

A 13 year-old New Jersey girl, McKenna Pope, recently started a Change.org petition in order to appeal to Hasbro that their popular Easy Bake Oven toy should be more gender-neutral. Pope started the

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4 Million Bumbo Baby Seats Recalled is a Good Reminder to Cut Back on Useless Baby Gear

4 Million Bumbo Baby Seats Recalled is a Good Reminder to Cut Back on Useless Baby Gear

Bumbo just recalled four million of their massively popular baby seats after receiving at least 50 reports of infants falling from the seats, with 19 of those falls resulting in skull fractures.

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Years After Baby Bottle Manufacturers Stop Using BPA the FDA Decides to Officially Ban It

Years After Baby Bottle Manufacturers Stop Using BPA the FDA Decides to Officially Ban It

Baby bottle manufacturers voluntarily haven’t used bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles for years. In fact, you’re hard-pressed to find BPA laden baby bottles at all at this point. Apparently,

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Time Magazine Breastfeeding Cover Photo Sparks Major Controversy

Time Magazine Breastfeeding Cover Photo Sparks Major Controversy

Time’s new issue features a cover photo of a mom breastfeeding her 3 year old son. The cover depicts Dr. Bill Sears’ method of attachment parenting for the feature article, “The Man Who

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Is Elisabeth Badinter’s European Best Seller The Conflict Modern Anti-feminism?

Is Elisabeth Badinter’s European Best Seller The Conflict Modern Anti-feminism?

In less than 2 weeks, the controversial European best seller The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women will be released in the United States. The well known feminist author,

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GREEN RANT: Schools Today Get a Failing Grade for Environmental Education

GREEN RANT: Schools Today Get a Failing Grade for Environmental Education

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How to Protect Your Baby from Cell Phone Radiation Risks During Pregnancy

How to Protect Your Baby from Cell Phone Radiation Risks During Pregnancy

You probably heard the latest scary pregnancy news by now – a new study suggests cell phone radiation during pregnancy may put your child at risk for behavioral disorders like ADHD later. We

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