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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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Wearable rope vest turns parents into the most popular and portable jungle gym in town

Wearable rope vest turns parents into the most popular and portable jungle gym in town

Our kids climb all over us all day long: while waiting to pick up big brother at school, in line at the grocery store, even at the park despite there being loads of available play equipment. The moral of

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6 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with your kids

6 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with your kids

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Japanese mom bakes up astounding bread loaves that feature her son’s illustrations & more

Japanese mom bakes up astounding bread loaves that feature her son's illustrations & more

Making homemade bread is a kid-friendly and delicious activity, but one Japanese mom’s bread loaf masterpieces elevate the stuff of life into works of art. Using her son’s drawings and

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10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

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7 therapeutic & rejuvenating yoga stretches for parents

7 therapeutic & rejuvenating yoga stretches for parents

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British experts rally together to protect youth from the “toxic nature” of modern childhood

British experts rally together to protect youth from the "toxic nature" of modern childhood

Forty British experts, ranging from neuroscientists to educators to writers, have written a public letter urging the government to step in and save today’s children from their commercialized,

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10 vegan probiotic sources that help boost immunity & promote good gut health

10 vegan probiotic sources that help boost immunity & promote good gut health

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7 top parenting trends for 2017

7 top parenting trends for 2017

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Toy companies are creating dolls and toys with disabilities to represent & include differently-abled children

Toy companies are creating dolls and toys with disabilities to represent & include differently-abled children

Diversity among dolls and toys has been a burgeoning focus in recent years, and, with the help of popular campaigns such as #ToyLikeMe, this movement now includes multiple successful efforts to include

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7 natural ways to help your whole family beat seasonal affective disorder (SAD) this winter

7 natural ways to help your whole family beat seasonal affective disorder (SAD) this winter

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Pregnancy changes a woman’s brain to help prepare her for motherhood

Pregnancy changes a woman's brain to help prepare her for motherhood

Those 40ish weeks spent growing a baby can have dramatic effects on your body, and researchers have found that pregnancy also creates lasting changes in your brain too. The fascinating study involved

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Transform your breastfeeding photos into #treeoflife works of art

Transform your breastfeeding photos into #treeoflife works of art

As if we needed a reason to spend more time on our phones, there’s a new trend to turn your breastfeeding pics into whimsical, magical, nature-inspired art. Dubbed #treeoflife brelfies, these

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Report: Child care is unaffordable in 49 out of 50 states in America

Report: Child care is unaffordable in 49 out of 50 states in America

Child care now costs more than rent in many states, and the newly released Child Care Aware report has found that Louisiana is the only state in all of America that is affordable with regard to child

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Meal Train is a free online service that makes it a cinch to organize meal deliveries to a family after baby’s birth

Meal Train is a free online service that makes it a cinch to organize meal deliveries to a family after baby's birth

Bibs, blankets, and toys are all popular baby gifts, but it wasn’t until I had my first child that I realized that a home cooked meal was actually the best and most appreciated present ever. Since

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IKEA unveils updated parental leave policy to include generous paid leave for all workers in the U.S.

IKEA unveils updated parental leave policy to include generous paid leave for all workers in the U.S.

We’ve reported on several generous parental leave policies (and some unconventional perks as well), and now we’d like to applaud IKEA’s recently updated policy. Beginning on January

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Kids can fashion handmade gifts and donate them to people in need via Little Loving Hands craft kits

Kids can fashion handmade gifts and donate them to people in need via Little Loving Hands craft kits

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Nutritionists confirm: vegetarian and vegan diets are full of health benefits for children & adults

Nutritionists confirm: vegetarian and vegan diets are full of health benefits for children & adults

If you’re raising kids on a plant-based diet, you’re probably used to defending your decision and have an arsenal of responses to questions such as “Where do they get their

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