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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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“Falling Fruit” online map directs you to fruit trees you can forage in your neighborhood!

“Falling Fruit” online map directs you to fruit trees you can forage in your neighborhood!

Are you ready to partake of an urban harvest you weren’t aware was right at your fingertips? Well, this amazing, interactive, world map from Falling Fruit may be your new favorite resource. The map

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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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8 easy Earth Day activities for kids of all ages

8 easy Earth Day activities for kids of all ages

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Wonderworld adds a glowing twist to their marble run toy

Wonderworld adds a glowing twist to their marble run toy

The only thing your kid is going to like better than a basic marble run is a glow in the dark marble run, which makes this toy a sure winner on birthdays or holidays. The awesome glow in the dark Trix

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PlanToys’ Build A Zoo is a block set/matching game hybrid toy

PlanToys’ Build A Zoo is a block set/matching game hybrid toy

PlanToys’ colorful zoo blocks enable your child to have fun and develop fine motor skills and his imagination in the process. Little ones can build their own block zoo, then match each animal into

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Grow a Garden felt veggie kit is a bountiful toy for budding gardeners

Grow a Garden felt veggie kit is a bountiful toy for budding gardeners

This absolutely beautiful Grow a Garden Felt Veggie Kit is handmade with 100% pure wool felt and comes with everything needed to encourage a love of gardening and imagination in your child. This lovely

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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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7 of the world’s most unique playgrounds!

7 of the world’s most unique playgrounds!

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Outdoor wooden rocking animals are playful and elegant

Outdoor wooden rocking animals are playful and elegant

While growing up in Singapore in the 1970s, designer Chan Wai Lim spent a lot of time playing with farm animals as well as wooden toys. She combined these two nostalgic elements of her childhood to create

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See a Georgia family’s stunning transformation of an old tool shed into a multipurpose playhouse

See a Georgia family’s stunning transformation of an old tool shed into a multipurpose playhouse

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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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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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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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