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8 year-old campaigns for dinosaur-themed shoes for girls and receives amazing show of support from women in science

8 year-old campaigns for dinosaur-themed shoes for girls and receives amazing show of support from women in science

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5 reasons you should NOT give your kids real bunnies, chicks & ducks for Easter

5 reasons you should NOT give your kids real bunnies, chicks & ducks for Easter

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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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LEGO Club Magazine is doling out beauty advice to young girls and parents are rightfully outraged

LEGO Club Magazine is doling out beauty advice to young girls and parents are rightfully outraged

LEGO is now offering beauty advice to young girls, and attempting to teach them about getting the “right” haircut for the shape of their face. How did “a toy for a girl, a toy for a boy” become

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Father photographs daughter dressed-up as heroic black women after they study their lives and stories

Father photographs daughter dressed-up as heroic black women after they study their lives and stories

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Help stop Mattel’s talking Barbie doll from eavesdropping on children and threatening their privacy

Help stop Mattel’s talking Barbie doll from eavesdropping on children and threatening their privacy

As we reported in February, Barbie may finally gain a voice of her own via voice recognition technology that is processed in “the Cloud.” As we noted before, this new Hello Barbie, will be able to

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New wearable pregnancy monitors can help your baby listen to music or track his heartbeat

New wearable pregnancy monitors can help your baby listen to music or track his heartbeat

Maternity fashions and trends are pretty consistent, and it’s pretty safe to say that most expectant mothers enjoy the excuse to go shopping and find ways to show off their growing baby bumps. Most of

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6 green alternatives to plastic Easter basket grass filler

6 green alternatives to plastic Easter basket grass filler

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Vodafone rolls out stellar global policy, giving moms 16 weeks maternity leave with full pay –  even in the U.S.A.

Vodafone rolls out stellar global policy, giving moms 16 weeks maternity leave with full pay – even in the U.S.A.

The telecoms group Vodafone is currently in the process of initiating an awesome global policy on maternity benefits, even in places they’re not required to do so legally, such as the United States.

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Study finds link between Autism Spectrum Disorder and BPA

Study finds link between Autism Spectrum Disorder and BPA

BPA is under constant scrutiny for its role in numerous health issues. It is best known for being an endocrine disruptor, and the FDA recommends that children under age three and pregnant women should

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‘Under the Dome’: A mother’s documentary about China’s deadly air quality is taking the world by storm

‘Under the Dome’: A mother’s documentary about China’s deadly air quality is taking the world by storm

Becoming a parent can be one of the most powerful catalysts for being an environmental activist. After all, this new life certainly inspires most of us to want a better, safer world for our children.

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10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

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Parents get tattoos that match their daughter’s birthmark to make her feel like she belongs

Parents get tattoos that match their daughter’s birthmark to make her feel like she belongs

British parents Adam and Tanya Phillips have made a life-long commitment to making their daughter feel like she belongs, by getting matching tattoos that replicate a pink birthmark that stretches down

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“3 Pregnant Dads” wear 33 lb pregnancy suits to see how it feels to be an expecting mother

“3 Pregnant Dads” wear 33 lb pregnancy suits to see how it feels to be an expecting mother

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Study finds that hand-washing dishes could result in children developing fewer allergies

Study finds that hand-washing dishes could result in children developing fewer allergies

A new study has found that washing your dishes the old-fashioned way — by hand — could decrease the likelihood of children developing allergies. A team of Swedish researchers discovered that

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Stem cell breakthrough may enable two dads to have a baby

Stem cell breakthrough may enable two dads to have a baby

Creating a baby from human sperm and eggs using stem cells engineered in a petri dish from adult skin sounds like the makings of a science fiction novel, but it may be as close as two years away from

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5 things parents can do to start getting more sleep today

5 things parents can do to start getting more sleep today

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Napping after age 2 may disturb a child’s nighttime sleep

Napping after age 2 may disturb a child’s nighttime sleep

Whether you consider them “terrible,” tantrum-y or not, the ages of two and three are intense times, fueled by lots of exciting developments and exploration. For parents of these pint-sized

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