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16 famous fathers who are trying to make the world a better place for future generations

16 famous fathers who are trying to make the world a better place for future generations

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Science just proved why exactly babies are so irresistibly cute

Science just proved why exactly babies are so irresistibly cute

Pop quiz: What is your favorite thing about babies? A) Those oversized eyes? B) Their unbelievably soft skin? C) That delicious smell (dirty diapers aside)? D) That smile that actually causes parts of a

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8 ways your kids can help save the oceans

8 ways your kids can help save the oceans

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Climb Out of the Darkness event raises awareness and support for maternal mental illness

Climb Out of the Darkness event raises awareness and support for maternal mental illness

Talking about postpartum depression (and diminishing the stigma around it) is becoming more commonplace as fewer women feel like they should suffer in silence. Struggling with postpartum anxiety, PTSD or

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Mom writes children’s book “Amazing Annabelle” to help kids understand cancer after her own daughter’s diagnosis

Mom writes children's book "Amazing Annabelle" to help kids understand cancer after her own daughter's diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis is a scary, life-changing event for anyone. A pediatric cancer diagnosis can be especially complicated, since little ones often don’t understand what is happening to their

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Single dad creates Daddy Daughter Hair Factory to teach fathers how to style their little girl’s hair

Single dad creates Daddy Daughter Hair Factory to teach fathers how to style their little girl's hair

Regardless of previous experience, fathers can braid.. and fashion hair into perfect ballerina buns… and bond with their daughters while styling their hair! That’s the message from Daddy

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Don’t go Finding Dory at the pet store: Conservationists are concerned about the future of the blue tang fish after film’s release

Don't go Finding Dory at the pet store: Conservationists are concerned about the future of the blue tang fish after film's release

Finding Dory is on our list of kid-friendly must-see movies for the summer, and our little ones have been looking forward to the Finding Nemo sequel for quite some time. Before we beat the heat in time

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Breast milk jewelry turns mother’s liquid gold into a wearable keepsake

Breast milk jewelry turns mother's liquid gold into a wearable keepsake

Image © Debora Lacreta When I think of the 15 months I nursed my son, I feel overwhelmingly sentimental. For a colicky baby and an overwhelmed new mama, breastfeeding was one of the few ways that calmed

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Eating a lot of fruit during pregnancy may result in having a smarter baby

Eating a lot of fruit during pregnancy may result in having a smarter baby

Most of us tell our kids to eat lots of fresh fruit to get strong, healthy, and smart. According to a new study, we should be taking that advice ourselves while pregnant. A study published in

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Daycare centers in Helsinki will offer vegan meal options during one-year food trial

Daycare centers in Helsinki will offer vegan meal options during one-year food trial

Most vegan parents have become accustomed to packing their children their own lunch and snacks to ensure their little ones get plant-based food throughout the day, but parents in Helsinki, Finland may

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Hospital volunteer has quietly rocked and soothed hundreds of NICU babies for the past 11 years

Hospital volunteer has quietly rocked and soothed hundreds of NICU babies for the past 11 years

Babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio have a lot of work to do: learning how to breathe on their own, withdrawing from a drug addiction

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LEGO toys are becoming more violent and featuring more weapons, according to new study

LEGO toys are becoming more violent and featuring more weapons, according to new study

LEGO is among our kids’ absolute favorite toys, and we’re pretty fond of them too since they encourage creativity and imaginative play and build motor and spatial skills. But a new study

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Mom’s voice has a powerful, light-up effect on her child’s brain

Mom's voice has a powerful, light-up effect on her child's brain

Talking to your baby or child is essential for helping her understand the world around her, building her vocabulary, and bonding with you, and a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine

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Under the Gun is a must-see documentary that examines the state of gun control and violence in America

Under the Gun is a must-see documentary that examines the state of gun control and violence in America

After exposing the ills of the food industry in FED UP, Katie Couric and Stephanie Soechtig are turning their lens on gun control in the United States. Gun control is a minefield of impassioned views,

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Updated nutrition facts labels strike a sour note with the sugar industry

Updated nutrition facts labels strike a sour note with the sugar industry

There’s a new nutrition facts label coming to town… and certain members of the food industry are NOT happy about it. Ever since the FDA announced two years ago that it was proposing changes

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VIDEO: Parents take a hilarious test-ride in an adult-sized replica of Contours baby stroller

VIDEO: Parents take a hilarious test-ride in an adult-sized replica of Contours baby stroller

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A father-to-be’s age, lifestyle & diet preconception may have a big impact on baby’s genes

A father-to-be's age, lifestyle & diet preconception may have a big impact on baby's genes

Mothers are responsible for actually growing babies, so it’s obvious that their lifestyle, diet, and environment have a huge effect on their offspring. But as we urge pregnant women to avoid eating

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10 simple and effective ways to help your child calm down and chill out

10 simple and effective ways to help your child calm down and chill out

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