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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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Mom creates breastfeeding mother Barbie dolls to normalize nursing

Mom creates breastfeeding mother Barbie dolls to normalize nursing

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6 non-materialistic, experiential presents that are great for kids!

6 non-materialistic, experiential presents that are great for kids!

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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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First toy store designed for children on the autism spectrum opens in Chicago

First toy store designed for children on the autism spectrum opens in Chicago

There are few things more frustrating than buying a toy that seems perfect for your child and then discovering it’s not up their alley at all. For parents of children with autism, this can be

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Mom draws her daughter lunchbox napkin art portraits of feminists and their empowering quotes

Mom draws her daughter lunchbox napkin art portraits of feminists and their empowering quotes

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Move over, Elf on the Shelf — Kindness Elves spread the spirit of giving and gratitude all year long

Move over, Elf on the Shelf -- Kindness Elves spread the spirit of giving and gratitude all year long

If the idea of a judgmental elf watching your family at all hours and trying to catch them being naughty creeps you out a little bit, Kindness Elves are a sweet alternative. Kindness Elves emphasize

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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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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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Baby Change-N-Go is an ingenious portable diaper changing station you can hang over any bathroom stall door

Baby Change-N-Go is an ingenious portable diaper changing station you can hang over any bathroom stall door

No matter how carefully we plan, every parent experiences at least one diaper blow-out that is beyond inconvenient: while shopping, at a gas station, during a wedding, just before a flight… the

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10 ways to raise your son to be an advocate for gender equality

10 ways to raise your son to be an advocate for gender equality

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10 Active duty military moms pose for powerful group photo to normalize public breastfeeding

10 Active duty military moms pose for powerful group photo to normalize public breastfeeding

Photographer and former Army solider Tara Ruby has been trying in earnest to share this powerful image, captured of 10 active duty moms in uniform breastfeeding together at Fort Bliss, the Army post near

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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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Mom builds an innovative family bed that makes co-sleeping with 5 kids seem dreamy!

Mom builds an innovative family bed that makes co-sleeping with 5 kids seem dreamy!

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Hope Carried provides empowering opportunities for the women who make their baby wraps and ring slings

Hope Carried provides empowering opportunities for the women who make their baby wraps and ring slings

Slings and wraps have become an essential, intimate, hands-free way to carry babies and little ones, a fact recognized the world over. Brea Albulov, a mom of two and founder of Hope Carried, knows their

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Lalabu’s Dad Shirt is the first babywearing shirt made exclusively for fathers

Lalabu's Dad Shirt is the first babywearing shirt made exclusively for fathers

Babywearing is definitely not just for mamas! We love seeing Dads tote their babies in wraps and carriers, but there are admittedly some dudes who are less-inclined to carry around or wear cumbersome

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