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“Bucket List Family” campaigns to open a school in India to help prevent human trafficking

"Bucket List Family" campaigns to open a school in India to help prevent human trafficking

Bucket List Family Campaign from Effect.org on Vimeo. Since last summer the “Bucket List Family” has been traveling around the world, visiting exotic sights, immersing themselves in local

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Kids today spend HALF as much time playing outside as their parents did

Kids today spend HALF as much time playing outside as their parents did

When we think fondly back on our own childhood memories of playing outside until dark most days without much more than sticks, some acorns, and our friends to jumpstart our imaginations, the contrast to

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8 tips for avoiding greenwashing at grocery stores and restaurants

8 tips for avoiding greenwashing at grocery stores and restaurants

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American Academy of Pediatrics urges adults to protect children from virtual violence

American Academy of Pediatrics urges adults to protect children from virtual violence

Childhood exposure to media violence is not a new topic in the United States, but it is an issue that’s growing in scope. With so much technology aimed at children, such as tablets, gaming

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Mom elevates food to an art form, recreating her son’s favorite characters for mealtime

Mom elevates food to an art form, recreating her son's favorite characters for mealtime

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10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

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Men in Tanzania now face up to 30 years in prison if they marry or impregnate a school-age girl

Men in Tanzania now face up to 30 years in prison if they marry or impregnate a school-age girl

15 million girls under the age of 18 are married off each year around the world. Whether these marriages are arranged for financial reasons or are simply part of a cultural norm, the facts don’t

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25 healthy snacks for busy parents on-the-go

25 healthy snacks for busy parents on-the-go

Kids have a knack for snacking all the live-long day — but busy parents need to eat regularly too! If you’re anything like us, if you don’t have something easy and nutritious to grab

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Baby-friendly hospitals are closing their nurseries so mothers can focus on breastfeeding & bonding with their newborns

Baby-friendly hospitals are closing their nurseries so mothers can focus on breastfeeding & bonding with their newborns

After I gave birth, I wanted to keep my son as close to me as possible, and he stayed by my side until we left the hospital a few days later. With him nearby, we could focus on breastfeeding, learn his

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Age-appropriate chores for children + how chores boost kids’ confidence & responsibility

Age-appropriate chores for children + how chores boost kids' confidence & responsibility

A recent poll found that although 82% of American adults regularly did chores as children, only 28% expect their children to do tasks, such as laundry, cooking, and cleaning. While our children’s

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Japanese mom bakes up astounding bread loaves that feature her son’s illustrations & more

Japanese mom bakes up astounding bread loaves that feature her son's illustrations & more

Making homemade bread is a kid-friendly and delicious activity, but one Japanese mom’s bread loaf masterpieces elevate the stuff of life into works of art. Using her son’s drawings and

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Pediatricians push for more lead testing and regulations, declaring “Most existing lead standards fail to protect children”

Pediatricians push for more lead testing and regulations, declaring "Most existing lead standards fail to protect children"

Around 37 million homes in this country still contain lead-based paint — and an additional 6 million homes receive their drinking water from lead pipes. As a result of lead’s prevalence and

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‘Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983’ shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

'Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983' shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

It’s no secret that we here at Inhabitots are pretty big fans of Patagonia’s sportswear products. We’ve featured the company’s eco-friendly, sustainable kids’ gear a few times, including here

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POLL: Research says having kids makes you significantly less happy – What do you think?

POLL: Research says having kids makes you significantly less happy - What do you think?

The cheerful family scene you see in the image above seems idyllic, but it may not be very realistic. For years researchers have been stating that becoming a parent may make you less happy —

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7 surprising summer remedies sitting in your refrigerator

7 surprising summer remedies sitting in your refrigerator

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Designed by Dad: 10 fathers create amazing labors of love for their kids

Designed by Dad: 10 fathers create amazing labors of love for their kids

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426,000 physicians unite to declare gun violence MUST STOP

426,000 physicians unite to declare gun violence MUST STOP

While gun control debates rage in Washington D.C., even as the nation reels from its latest tragedy, 426,000 physicians are standing strong against gun violence and pushing to obtain more data on its

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10 things I learned at family camp

10 things I learned at family camp

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