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Revised pediatrician guidelines enable doctors to take an active role in preventing childhood obesity

Revised pediatrician guidelines enable doctors to take an active role in preventing childhood obesity

The rates of childhood obesity have more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents over the past 30 years, with nearly 32% of young people between the ages of 2 and 19 years-old found to be

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WIN a twin size organic cotton mattress worth $494!

WIN a twin size organic cotton mattress worth $494!

Sleep. It’s no doubt one of the biggest topics on your radar as a parent. How much or how little sleep you and your kids are getting, co-sleeping, sleeping through the night, big kid beds… you

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California Governor signs strict law which makes vaccines mandatory for all school children

California Governor signs strict law which makes vaccines mandatory for all school children

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a controversial mandatory vaccination bill into law today, June 30th, making California only the third state in the nation to enact such legislation. In his signing

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Luona Handmade’s serene, wooden range of indoor/outdoor furniture provides soothing spaces for your family

Luona Handmade’s serene, wooden range of indoor/outdoor furniture provides soothing spaces for your family

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Kids can soar into dreamland as superheroes with DC Comics organic sleepwear from Hanna Andersson

Kids can soar into dreamland as superheroes with DC Comics organic sleepwear from Hanna Andersson

Superhero loving kiddos will adore the new DC Comics sleepwear from Hanna Anderson. Made sustainably with Oeko-Tex certified 100% organic cotton, kids can channel their inner Batman, Superman or Wonder

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UNICEF report shows much more progress needs to be made for the welfare of children worldwide

UNICEF report shows much more progress needs to be made for the welfare of children worldwide

Fifteen years ago in September, United Nations leaders came together to agree on Millenium Development Goals, a framework by which progress would be measured to improve life for everyone. Although forward

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California’s bill to ban personal & religious child vaccine exemptions advances amidst heated debate

California’s bill to ban personal & religious child vaccine exemptions advances amidst heated debate

In California, an aggressive mandatory vaccination bill has passed the State Assembly and is now headed to the desk of Governor Jerry Brown. Despite protests from parents seeking to protect their rights,

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Japanese preschool designed to collect rainwater to delight puddle jumping kids

Japanese preschool designed to collect rainwater to delight puddle jumping kids

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LEGO is investing $150 million to ditch plastic & start creating their blocks with sustainable materials

LEGO is investing $150 million to ditch plastic & start creating their blocks with sustainable materials

LEGO has announced a plan to develop sustainable manufacturing materials that would allow the toy company to ditch plastic forever. The Denmark-based company is investing millions to create a Sustainable

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NYC students celebrate the end of polystyrene trays with a giant puppet show

NYC students celebrate the end of polystyrene trays with a giant puppet show

Last month, we reported that the six largest school districts in the U.S. would be switching to compostable plates to replace the polystyrene trays they have been using for decades. New York City schools

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Green spaces around schools linked to smarter, more attentive kids

Green spaces around schools linked to smarter, more attentive kids

Spending time in nature gives most of us a feeling of peace and wholeness with the earth as well as a mood boost, but those feel-good emotions are usually not enough for scientists who are forever

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HOW TO: Make a refreshing body spray to spritz on between summer adventures

HOW TO: Make a refreshing body spray to spritz on between summer adventures

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Boy’s lost toy tiger goes on an epic airport adventure

Boy’s lost toy tiger goes on an epic airport adventure

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School district says kitchen manager wasn’t fired for giving free meals to hungry kids

School district says kitchen manager wasn’t fired for giving free meals to hungry kids

Della Curry is the former Colorado elementary school kitchen manager who has garnered many a news headline lately, following her claim that she was fired by the Cherry Creek School District for giving

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Beatrix New York Wheelie Bags ensure smooth travels this summer & beyond

Beatrix New York Wheelie Bags ensure smooth travels this summer & beyond

Traveling with a ‘big kid’ this summer? Equip your flight companion with her very own Wheelie Bag from Beatrix New York to make her feel special and self-sufficient and to lighten your load!

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Preschool housed in a retirement home offers children & the elderly a magical opportunity to learn from each other

Preschool housed in a retirement home offers children & the elderly a magical opportunity to learn from each other

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8 ways for toddlers to venture outdoors, even on warm summer days

8 ways for toddlers to venture outdoors, even on warm summer days

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Kids can make their own puppets or stuffed animals with Cate and Levi’s eco-friendly kits

Kids can make their own puppets or stuffed animals with Cate and Levi’s eco-friendly kits

The long, lazy days of summer are the perfect time for kids to be creative: Cate and Levi‘s make-your-own puppets or stuffed animal kits are an awesome, eco-friendly activity from a company with a

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