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Expansive study finds major advantages for children of working moms

Expansive study finds major advantages for children of working moms

A new massive study recently conducted at Harvard Business School shows that adult women who grew up with mothers in the work force are more likely to have jobs, supervisory responsibility and earn higher

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10 simple ways to teach kids to be kind and compassionate

10 simple ways to teach kids to be kind and compassionate

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On-the-Go Fun for Kids! features 250 activities to keep kids entertained while traveling

On-the-Go Fun for Kids! features 250 activities to keep kids entertained while traveling

Add On-the-Go Fun for Kids! More than 250 Activities to Keep Little Ones Busy and Happy – Anytime, Anywhere! to your family packing list and don’t leave for your summer vacation without it.

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So-called “safer” plastics linked to health problems in children

So-called “safer” plastics linked to health problems in children

They’re called diisonoyl phthalate (DINP) and diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP), and it doesn’t matter whether you can pronounce their names properly: just know that you should avoid these

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BREAKING: EWG finds asbestos in crayons and play crime scene fingerprint kits

BREAKING: EWG finds asbestos in crayons and play crime scene fingerprint kits

In a terrifying study of common children’s toys, researchers discovered a toxic chemical that has been banned in the United States since decades ago. A report commissioned by the Environmental Working

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10 super fun DIY outdoor games!

10 super fun DIY outdoor games!

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Revised pediatrician guidelines enable doctors to take an active role in preventing childhood obesity

Revised pediatrician guidelines enable doctors to take an active role in preventing childhood obesity

The rates of childhood obesity have more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents over the past 30 years, with nearly 32% of young people between the ages of 2 and 19 years-old found to be

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This is what your newborn sees when he looks at you

This is what your newborn sees when he looks at you

From the moment babies open their eyes, we coo, we hover, we make silly faces and noises. And while we’ve been told that baby’s vision is limited and generally only able to discern light from

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California Governor signs strict law which makes vaccines mandatory for all school children

California Governor signs strict law which makes vaccines mandatory for all school children

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a controversial mandatory vaccination bill into law today, June 30th, making California only the third state in the nation to enact such legislation. In his signing

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This 20 month-old baby started rock climbing before she could even walk

This 20 month-old baby started rock climbing before she could even walk

We’ve all heard the phrase: “You need to learn how to walk before you can run,” but for one (really) little lady in Arizona, the phrase needs some modification. Ellie Farmer, now twenty

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California’s bill to ban personal & religious child vaccine exemptions advances amidst heated debate

California’s bill to ban personal & religious child vaccine exemptions advances amidst heated debate

In California, an aggressive mandatory vaccination bill has passed the State Assembly and is now headed to the desk of Governor Jerry Brown. Despite protests from parents seeking to protect their rights,

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Photographer’s ‘Idiot Box’ series captures telling images of children’s faces while watching TV

Photographer’s ‘Idiot Box’ series captures telling images of children’s faces while watching TV

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Australian court overturns ban on mother breastfeeding her child after getting a tattoo

Australian court overturns ban on mother breastfeeding her child after getting a tattoo

A 20 year-old Australian mom was banned from breastfeeding her 11 month-old child by an Australian Federal Court Circuit Judge this week because she recently got a tattoo. Getting inked while

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Silly, rambunctious playtime with dad has developmental benefits for kids

Silly, rambunctious playtime with dad has developmental benefits for kids

Moms who are the primary caregivers for young ones can often feel frustrated with dads and how they seem to parent differently. Dads are notorious for arriving on the scene, usually after a long day, and

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Economists estimate the stress of parenting costs $66,000 per kid

Economists estimate the stress of parenting costs $66,000 per kid

No matter how minimalist and thrifty you try to be, raising kids ends up being expensive in today’s world. Some potential costs include childcare or school, music classes, sports, birthday parties

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Study finds that babies know how to show empathy & understand when adults are sad

Study finds that babies know how to show empathy & understand when adults are sad

They cry, they want lots of attention, and they want it NOW! From the moment a baby is born, it can seem to be all about them and what they’re feeling, even if they don’t have the words to

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8 ways for toddlers to venture outdoors, even on warm summer days

8 ways for toddlers to venture outdoors, even on warm summer days

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Richard Branson offers employees a year of fully paid maternity and paternity leave

Richard Branson offers employees a year of fully paid maternity and paternity leave

Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, has built his empire by being a trailblazer via a variety of bold and unexpected endeavors (music, tech that benefits the environment, and space travel are

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