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10 super fun DIY outdoor games!

10 super fun DIY outdoor games!

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Is free range parenting a crime?

Is free range parenting a crime?

A Maryland family is gaining national attention after the parents, Danielle and Sasha Meitiv, allowed their two children, 10 year-old Rafi and his 6 year-old sister, to go to the park to play sans adults.

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California lawmakers are considering a ban on child vaccine exemptions

California lawmakers are considering a ban on child vaccine exemptions

This week, the California state Senate health committee voted to push forward a bill that would ban parents from citing personal beliefs as the reason for opting out of vaccinations for their school aged

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“Strong is the New Pretty:” A mother captures her daughters’ strength in compelling snapshots

“Strong is the New Pretty:” A mother captures her daughters’ strength in compelling snapshots

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Two moms slow down & refocus their lives as parents with photo series “Stop Here. This is the Place.”

Two moms slow down & refocus their lives as parents with photo series “Stop Here. This is the Place.”

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Pop-Up Adventure Playgrounds are free, public celebrations of child-directed play

Pop-Up Adventure Playgrounds are free, public celebrations of child-directed play

Pop-Up Adventure Play is an organization with many goals, but their number one mission is to support children’s play. Founded in 2010, Pop-Up Adventure Play aims to help make children’s right to play

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Buyer beware: Study finds breast milk purchased online may be mixed with cow’s milk

Buyer beware: Study finds breast milk purchased online may be mixed with cow’s milk

You really can buy just about anything on the Internet these days, but parents considering purchasing breast milk online should be more than a little hesitant: there’s a high likelihood you’ll

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Parent & child can enjoy a swing ride face to face with the Expression Swing

Parent & child can enjoy a swing ride face to face with the Expression Swing

Raise your hand if you’ve taken a swing ride with your baby or kiddo on your lap? The Expression Swing makes it possible to now see your little one’s face light up while you enjoy a tandem

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A Seattle doctor believes he has discovered what causes SIDS

A Seattle doctor believes he has discovered what causes SIDS

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a mysterious and cruel killer, taking otherwise healthy babies and toddlers in their sleep. For years, nobody has been able to point to the cause of the tragedy, but

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Frequent use of bleach linked with increased risk of flu, tonsillitis, and some respiratory illnesses for kids

Frequent use of bleach linked with increased risk of flu, tonsillitis, and some respiratory illnesses for kids

With little ones around, you probably feel like your home could always be a little (or a lot) cleaner. However, you may want to hold off on using bleach as part of your weekly cleaning routine. A recent

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“The Land” is a documentary about the nature of play, risk and hazard on an adventure playground

“The Land” is a documentary about the nature of play, risk and hazard on an adventure playground

The Land (Teaser) from Play Free Movie on Vimeo. We previously featured The Land, a Welsh “adventure” playground on Inhabitots, and readers were captivated by the concept. In an overprotective world

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6 flower-inspired arts and crafts projects to welcome spring

6 flower-inspired arts and crafts projects to welcome spring

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Private lactation pods to be installed in Newark and LaGuardia airports for moms who need to breastfeed or pump on-the-go

Private lactation pods to be installed in Newark and LaGuardia airports for moms who need to breastfeed or pump on-the-go

Traveling with little ones can be more than stressful, but add in a lack of private and clean spaces to breastfeed or pump, and it’s a wonder more families don’t skip flying altogether. Two

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“We Don’t Eat Animals” is a kid-friendly book series that supports and explains humane, plant-based living

“We Don’t Eat Animals” is a kid-friendly book series that supports and explains humane, plant-based living

Before she became an author and an illustrator, Ruby Roth was an elementary school art teacher. Her previous experience, combined with her passion for veganism, make her the ideal creator of an

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Sharenting: Are you sharing too much about your kids’ lives on social media?

Sharenting: Are you sharing too much about your kids’ lives on social media?

Navigating social media as a parent in the digital age is a moving target. New terms are even being coined for the process, such as the term “sharenting,” which is “used to describe the

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Cincinnati Reds hit a home run by opening a stellar nursing suite for moms in their baseball stadium

Cincinnati Reds hit a home run by opening a stellar nursing suite for moms in their baseball stadium

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Seriously souped up Mega Man-Pram designed for men who are embarrassed by dainty strollers

Seriously souped up Mega Man-Pram designed for men who are embarrassed by dainty strollers

In news we wish we’d never heard, ŠKODA has unveiled a new “vRS Mega Man-Pram” specifically designed to eliminate the uncomfortable position many dads feel they face while pushing their

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Wearable breastfeeding tent keeps nursing moms covered-up in public

Wearable breastfeeding tent keeps nursing moms covered-up in public

Breastfeeding moms are certainly going to be happy campers now that they can discreetly feed their little ones in the great outdoors (or amongst the highly judgmental public) with Colemom’s wearable

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