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BREAKING: Majority of canned food still contains BPA lining or other toxic substitutes

BREAKING: Majority of canned food still contains BPA lining or other toxic substitutes

The FDA has publicly supported removing toxic, endocrine-disrupting BPA from the lining of cans since 2010, but a newly released report entitled Buyer Beware: Toxic BPA & Regrettable Substitutes in

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Wild & Precious photo series documents a father-daughter duo’s majestic road trips into nature

Wild & Precious photo series documents a father-daughter duo's majestic road trips into nature

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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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Daddy Caddy email service delivers daily tips to show dads how to help moms during the first month with a newborn

Daddy Caddy email service delivers daily tips to show dads how to help moms during the first month with a newborn

Most new parents are totally clueless, regardless of how many parenting books we read, but one of you just spent nine months gestating and then delivering a baby, so it’s nice when Dad jumps in to

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UK will charge soda tax on sugary drinks in an effort to lessen childhood obesity rates

UK will charge soda tax on sugary drinks in an effort to lessen childhood obesity rates

One in five children in the UK is obese by the time he or she finishes primary school. In an effort to combat the childhood obesity epidemic, the government is instituting a tax on sugary soda drinks in

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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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Dad creates cheerful daily works of art on his daughter’s eye patch

Dad creates cheerful daily works of art on his daughter's eye patch

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CDC says pesticide-treated clothing reduces risk of Zika virus, but are the chemicals really safe for people to wear?

CDC says pesticide-treated clothing reduces risk of Zika virus, but are the chemicals really safe for people to wear?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has been quick to issue public warnings about the threat of contracting Zika virus, for people who plan on traveling to at-risk areas. Medical researchers are still

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Giving children a simpler childhood may protect them from mental health issues

Giving children a simpler childhood may protect them from mental health issues

Image via Shutterstock A common rookie parenting mistake is to give a young child too many choices or fill their proverbial dance card with too many activities. The well-intentioned strategy seems like

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Kids as young as five years-old bike to school on their own in this Danish city

Kids as young as five years-old bike to school on their own in this Danish city

No parking allowed! That’s the message to parents dropping off their children at elementary schools in Odense, the third largest city in Denmark. As part of an effort to increase the number of kids

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Teen girls experience dramatic reduction in toxin levels in the body after switching to healthier personal care products

Teen girls experience dramatic reduction in toxin levels in the body after switching to healthier personal care products

Ah, the tween and teenage years: a time of rebellion, testing limits, and feeling frustrated with parents. It’s a little like toddlerhood, but with hormones and perhaps more concern for one’s

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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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France warns parents who share photos of their kids on Facebook that they could face hefty fines or up to a year in jail

France warns parents who share photos of their kids on Facebook that they could face hefty fines or up to a year in jail

Facebook users in France will likely think twice before posting pictures of their bébés: they could face a fine of up to $49,000 or up to a year of jail time. Excusez-moi!?! France has strict privacy

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Stink! the movie explores the trillion dollar chemical industry and how ‘the system’ is hiding toxins in our everyday products

Stink! the movie explores the trillion dollar chemical industry and how 'the system' is hiding toxins in our everyday products

Stink! The Movie the Chemical Industry doesn’t want you to see. from NetReturn Entertainment on Vimeo. Have you ever looked at the back of a product and seen “fragrance” listed vaguely

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Being an empathetic parent may be taking a toll on your health, according to study

Being an empathetic parent may be taking a toll on your health, according to study

Raising kind, empathetic kids is on the top of our must-do parenting list. Not only does it feel intrinsically “right” to teach our kids to respond to the needs of others and grow up to be

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Pope Francis writes his first children’s book, answering kid’s questions about life’s most confounding issues

Pope Francis writes his first children's book, answering kid's questions about life's most confounding issues

Regardless of what religion you practice or if you practice any religion at all, you have likely witnessed and admired Pope Francis’s unique ability to connect with people around the world as well

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11 year-old book lover’s #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign raises awareness about the need for diversity in books

11 year-old book lover's #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign raises awareness about the need for diversity in books

Photo of Marley Dias by Andrea Cipriani Mecchi Eleven year-old Marley Dias loves reading, yet she found that most of the books she read at school focused on white boys or dogs (or both) as the main

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Busy mom makes time for her artistic passion by doing daily miniature paintings

Busy mom makes time for her artistic passion by doing daily miniature paintings

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