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Artist paints glow-in-the-dark starscape on child’s bedroom ceiling to help soothe him at bedtime

Artist paints glow-in-the-dark starscape on child's bedroom ceiling to help soothe him at bedtime

Unless you’re extremely fortunate, as a parent you have likely experienced at least one phase when your child has been mutinying against sleep. Such was the case with little Ben, whose family had

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A breastfeeding emoji is coming soon!

A breastfeeding emoji is coming soon!

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, many of us compose a novels-worth of emojis every day. As amusing as these graphics are, they also serve an important short-cutting purpose, especially when we are

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Sign the petition to help Standing Rock Youth take a stand against the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline

Sign the petition to help Standing Rock Youth take a stand against the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline

In this time of Thanksgiving, we express our gratitude for family, friends, and the gifts from the natural world around us. This respect for the environment is part of many cultures, but Native Americans

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86 year-old man learns to knit so he can make cozy hats for premature babies

86 year-old man learns to knit so he can make cozy hats for premature babies

You’re never too old to learn something new! Despite never having knitted before in his life, Ed Moseley decided to pick up needles and yarn when he learned of an effort at his assisted living

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Oregon voters approve guaranteed outdoor school

Oregon voters approve guaranteed outdoor school

Almost 90% of sixth graders in Oregon used to attend a week-long outdoor school program, but due to budget cuts at local school districts in recent years, now only about half of students have the

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10 year-old survives leukemia, invents award-winning bandage dispenser, and wins a trip to NASA

10 year-old survives leukemia, invents award-winning bandage dispenser, and wins a trip to NASA

Bridgette Veneris, a 10 year-old from Melbourne, Australia, certainly knows how to make lemonade out of lemons. After being diagnosed with leukemia last year, Veneris underwent 18 grueling months of

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Mom of micropreemie makes and donates tiny outfits to NICU babies to give families hope and a sense of normalcy

Mom of micropreemie makes and donates tiny outfits to NICU babies to give families hope and a sense of normalcy

Amanda Huhta’s son was born at 25 weeks and four days and then spent 110 days in the NICU. Needless to say, the outfit she had chosen for her son’s homecoming didn’t exactly work out as

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Your toddler’s fussy eating habits are largely due to genetics, not your failings as a parent

Your toddler's fussy eating habits are largely due to genetics, not your failings as a parent

The results of a new study of more than 1,900 sets of toddler twins may make you feel better about your own child’s picky eating habits: genetics were to blame for 46% of instances of food

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Translucent sculpture of a young girl tackles issues of identity in the digital age & the effects of climate change

Translucent sculpture of a young girl tackles issues of identity in the digital age & the effects of climate change

As if the coastal walk from Bondi Beach to Tamarama Beach in Australia wasn’t picturesque enough, more than 100 sculptures by artists from around the world have been adding to the area’s

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AAP warns that discussing weight & dieting can increase the likelihood of adolescent obesity and eating disorders

AAP warns that discussing weight & dieting can increase the likelihood of adolescent obesity and eating disorders

Anyone who has ever had a weight issue or had a family member or friend with a weight issue knows that it’s a touchy subject. Well-intentioned talk and suggestions from others don’t always

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Finland will become the world’s first country to get rid of all traditional school subjects

Finland will become the world's first country to get rid of all traditional school subjects

Despite the fact that Finland consistently ranks as one of the highest-scoring countries in international assessments and has been lauded for its “free and fair” educational mentality, the

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Resources to help your family promote tolerance and kindness in the aftermath of the election

Resources to help your family promote tolerance and kindness in the aftermath of the election

Whether the candidate you were rooting for won or not, we can all agree this was an unpleasant election filled with barbs and plenty of vitriol that has left a nation struggling to unite and find common

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Pregnant zookeeper tracks her baby’s growth using wild animals

Pregnant zookeeper tracks her baby's growth using wild animals

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World Health Organization issues new health care guidelines for pregnant women

World Health Organization issues new health care guidelines for pregnant women

If you’ve got a bun in the oven, get prepared to make more frequent visits to your doctor: the World Health Organization is recommending that pregnant women have eight prenatal visits with their

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Preterm birth rate in The United States rises for the first time in eight years

Preterm birth rate in The United States rises for the first time in eight years

Preterm birth rates in the United States rose slightly for the first time in the past eight years to 9.63% — and the more disturbing trend is widening disparities between races and ethnicities. The

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New, more accurate world map wins prestigious design award in Japan

New, more accurate world map wins prestigious design award in Japan

The map that we studiously memorized during grade school was actually based on a cartographer’s projections from 1569, so we were well overdue for an update. The AuthaGraph World Map by Hajime

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UK Toys R Us stores will offer quiet shopping hour for children with autism

UK Toys R Us stores will offer quiet shopping hour for children with autism

The United Kingdom has one of the highest rates of autism in the world, and retailers and companies are trying to better serve the families affected by this complex developmental disorder. For the third

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The search for effective and safe male contraception continues with two new studies

The search for effective and safe male contraception continues with two new studies

Thanks to a medical breakthrough, remembering to take birth control may now be on men’s To-Do lists. Scientists at the University of Wolverhampton believe they have found a way to stop sperm in

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