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American Heart Association sets added sugar limit of six teaspoons per day for kids & ZERO for tots under age 2

American Heart Association sets added sugar limit of six teaspoons per day for kids & ZERO for tots under age 2

One of the many things to do on the list of being a parent is monitoring the amount of sugar your kids are consuming. And it’s a tricky task to keep track of: sugars are hidden just about

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Not having kids may be the best thing you can do for the environment

Not having kids may be the best thing you can do for the environment

Our mission at Inhabitots is to report on how to make more eco-friendly choices as a family — from how to stop using paper towels forever to doable and green family New Year’s resolutions.

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7 global trends in education we wish would make their way to U.S schools

7 global trends in education we wish would make their way to U.S schools

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10 American moms who are competing for the Olympic gold in Rio

10 American moms who are competing for the Olympic gold in Rio

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Fewer women in the U.S. are giving birth than ever before in recorded history

Fewer women in the U.S. are giving birth than ever before in recorded history

According to new CDC report, fewer women in the United States are giving birth than ever, and this dropping rate is likely due to personal choice, not infertility. In the first three months of 2016, the

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How to bring the great outdoors to urban and apartment-bound kids

How to bring the great outdoors to urban and apartment-bound kids

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Parents who feed their kids a vegan diet may face jail time in Italy

Parents who feed their kids a vegan diet may face jail time in Italy

When my son was born I decided to raise him on a vegetarian diet. Not because I wanted to impose my will on him, but mainly because I’d been a vegetarian for years before my son came along, and

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Mom wins $16 million lawsuit after suing hospital for traumatic birth

Mom wins $16 million lawsuit after suing hospital for traumatic birth

Caroline Malatesta gave birth to three children in traditional hospital settings, but during her fourth pregnancy, she switched to Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, which promised

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The Danish Way of Parenting reveals how the happiest people in the world raise their children

The Danish Way of Parenting reveals how the happiest people in the world raise their children

Denmark may be small, but its reputation for having some of the happiest people on the planet and its consistently high ranking for maternal and child health matters make this Scandinavian country an

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America’s bad report card: majority of states receive poor grades on their policies for parents

America's bad report card: majority of states receive poor grades on their policies for parents

Compared to virtually every other developed nation in the world, the United States lags behind with regard to family-friendly work/life policies. But how do the states measure up when examined against

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Dads: Your stress levels and mental health affect your child’s development

Dads: Your stress levels and mental health affect your child's development

Despite evolving parental roles, moms are often the primary subject of scientific studies designed to determine how kids are affected by a parent’s social, mental, financial, and physical health.

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“Bucket List Family” campaigns to open a school in India to help prevent human trafficking

"Bucket List Family" campaigns to open a school in India to help prevent human trafficking

Bucket List Family Campaign from Effect.org on Vimeo. Since last summer the “Bucket List Family” has been traveling around the world, visiting exotic sights, immersing themselves in local

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Kids today spend HALF as much time playing outside as their parents did

Kids today spend HALF as much time playing outside as their parents did

When we think fondly back on our own childhood memories of playing outside until dark most days without much more than sticks, some acorns, and our friends to jumpstart our imaginations, the contrast to

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8 tips for avoiding greenwashing at grocery stores and restaurants

8 tips for avoiding greenwashing at grocery stores and restaurants

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American Academy of Pediatrics urges adults to protect children from virtual violence

American Academy of Pediatrics urges adults to protect children from virtual violence

Childhood exposure to media violence is not a new topic in the United States, but it is an issue that’s growing in scope. With so much technology aimed at children, such as tablets, gaming

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Mom elevates food to an art form, recreating her son’s favorite characters for mealtime

Mom elevates food to an art form, recreating her son's favorite characters for mealtime

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10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

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Men in Tanzania now face up to 30 years in prison if they marry or impregnate a school-age girl

Men in Tanzania now face up to 30 years in prison if they marry or impregnate a school-age girl

15 million girls under the age of 18 are married off each year around the world. Whether these marriages are arranged for financial reasons or are simply part of a cultural norm, the facts don’t

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