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BOOK REVIEW: 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids

BOOK REVIEW: 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids

Figuring out easy and fun craft and playtime activities for little ones can be more complicated than one might think. In this Pinterest-pretty society, we see scores of beautiful projects that quite

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Research Shows Older Children Benefit from Having Stay at Home Parents

Research Shows Older Children Benefit from Having Stay at Home Parents

Stay at home parents are often categorized as moms and dads who are home to raise their young babies and toddlers during their early formative years. But a new study highlights the fact that older

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Drinking Milk is Linked to Higher Mortality Rates and Bone Fractures, According to New Study

Drinking Milk is Linked to Higher Mortality Rates and Bone Fractures, According to New Study

Milk: it does a body… bad? According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal which followed 100,000 Swedish people over 20-30 years, drinking more milk was equated with higher

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Minbie Bottle Nipples Mimic a Newborn’s Instinctive Breastfeeding Technique

Minbie Bottle Nipples Mimic a Newborn’s Instinctive Breastfeeding Technique

Any mother who has ever tried to breastfeed her baby will tell you that the process doesn’t always come easily or quickly. The folks over at Australian company Minbie spent 13 years testing out

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The Switch Witch: Solving the Halloween Candy Conundrum

The Switch Witch: Solving the Halloween Candy Conundrum

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INTERVIEW: Singer-Songwriter Essie Jain on Writing Original Lullabies & the Importance of Music for Children

INTERVIEW: Singer-Songwriter Essie Jain on Writing Original Lullabies & the Importance of Music for Children

Photo by Brock Fetch My daughter and I listened to singer-songrwriter Essie Jain’s album of orginial lullabies all the time when she was a tiny baby, and we continue to listen to Essie’s music

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Alyson Aliano Captures the Essence of Stepmothers & All Types of Moms in Her Photo Series ‘Real Mothers’

Alyson Aliano Captures the Essence of Stepmothers & All Types of Moms in Her Photo Series ‘Real Mothers’

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Get a Behind the Scenes Look at Sesame Street at The New York Public Library’s Special Exhibit

Get a Behind the Scenes Look at Sesame Street at The New York Public Library’s Special Exhibit

You won’t need to ask for directions to get to Sesame Street anymore. The beloved show that taught you and your kids your ABCs and 123s is making its way to the New York Public Library this fall to

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7 Vegetarian School Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

7 Vegetarian School Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

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Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

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6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

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Parenting Dreams vs. Parenting Realities: Why It’s OK to Cave in Sometimes

Parenting Dreams vs. Parenting Realities: Why It’s OK to Cave in Sometimes

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‘It Takes a Village’ So Why are Modern Mothers More Isolated Than Ever?

‘It Takes a Village’ So Why are Modern Mothers More Isolated Than Ever?

Bunmi Laditan’s wildly popular article ‘I Miss the Village,’ will resonate with every mother. In a society that has unprecedented means of staying connected via technology, mothers still

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5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

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10 Easy, Natural Ways to Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

10 Easy, Natural Ways to Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

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Research Shows that Spanking May Lead to Less Gray Matter in Kids’ Brains

Research Shows that Spanking May Lead to Less Gray Matter in Kids’ Brains

To spank or not to spank is one of those heated debates that can turn a room full of otherwise logical parents into a room full of crazy people. Many think that spanking is no longer as popular here in

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Is Lack of Recess Breaks Causing the Alarming Rise in ADHD Diagnoses Among Children?

Is Lack of Recess Breaks Causing the Alarming Rise in ADHD Diagnoses Among Children?

The stats are pretty staggering: as many as 11% of school-aged children in the country have been diagnosed with ADHD since 2011. 10,000 toddlers have also been diagnosed with and medicated for the same

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16 Essential Vegan Foods to Stock Up on to Switch Your Family to a Plant-Based Diet

16 Essential Vegan Foods to Stock Up on to Switch Your Family to a Plant-Based Diet

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