13 Pumpkin Themed Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

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Yoga Joes: Classic Army Men Toys Swap Guns for Yoga Mats to Become Mindful Action Figures

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Eepples MilkCharms Make it Easy to Date and Save Pumped Breast Milk

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If you’re tired of hunting down masking tape and pens to label your bottles of breast milk, then Eepples MilkCharms may be the perfect solution. Eepples are an eco-friendly way to date your pumped breast milk. The MilkCharm is a reusable, day & time breast milk freshness tracker for ANY standard baby bottle, and it’s sustainably made in the USA. Instead of writing directly on your bottles, you simply dial in the day (and time if you want to be exact), on the MilkCharm, place the charm on the bottle and put it in the fridge or freezer. MilkCharms are made with food grade polypropylene and silicone, and they are BPA and phthalate-free, 100% recyclable and manufactured using as much recycled material as possible. MilkCharms are also dishwasher safe, easy to use and super cute. With MilkCharms you’ll never have to guess about when you pumped milk again, plus once you’re done with breastfeeding, you can reuse the charms for saving and dating leftover food. One pack of three comes in various attractive color combinations.

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Broccoli Sprout Extract May Help Treat Autism Symptoms

by 10/17/14   filed under: health & body, kids health, news

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If we were going to look for the next line of treatment for symptoms of autism, broccoli sprout extract might not be very high on our list of remedies — until now. A small recent study that involved 40 men and boys with autism who were treated with broccoli sprout extract showed promising results and will lead to further testing and analysis. For the twenty-six men and boys who received the broccoli sprout extract in pill form, half of them showed improvement — with some showing significant improvement in areas such as social interaction, verbal communication, and behavior. Those taking placebo pills did not show improvement. When the patients stopped taking the extract, their previous symptoms and behaviors returned within four weeks. Since eating massive amounts of broccoli or broccoli sprouts doesn’t appear to be a helpful solution, since the amount and potency of the extract (aka sulforaphane) varies significantly within different types of broccoli, scientists and doctors will continue examining why this natural extract in pill form may be producing promising results and how it can help them learn more about the way that autism works.

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Faux Moccs are Adorable Handmade Vegan Moccasins for Tiny Toes

by 10/17/14   filed under: eco baby clothing, eco toddler, kids clothing

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10 Gorgeous Indoor Play Spaces that Will Delight Kids

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HOW TO: Make a DIY Statue of Liberty Halloween Costume

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La Queue du Chat Children's Organic, Fair Trade Clothing Boasts Whimsical French Flair

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This Stunning Refit of a Derelict School Building in Puerto Rico Was Inspired by the Surrounding Bamboo Forest

This Stunning Refit of a Derelict School Building in Puerto Rico Was Inspired by the Surrounding Bamboo Forest

TweetEmail The Annex refit was the second commission Díaz Paunetto had received from the school, having previously remodeled classrooms and the playground space.…

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HOW TO: Make Delicious Vegan And Gluten-Free Pumpkin Donuts!

HOW TO: Make Delicious Vegan And Gluten-Free Pumpkin Donuts!

1. Gather the ingredients. For the donuts 1/3 cup melted coconut oil or canola oil (I recommend coconut and use unrefined oil, but Babycakes recommends using refined), plus a little…

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Grampa Bardeen's Pumpkin Carving Kit Helps Your Family Create Impressive Jack-O'-Lanterns

Grampa Bardeen's Pumpkin Carving Kit Helps Your Family Create Impressive Jack-O'-Lanterns

As you check off your list of fall activities, including the obligatory family visit to the pumpkin patch, don’t forget to plan and prepare for the all-important day of carving!…

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GoodWeave Founder Becomes Nobel Laureate for Child Rights Advocacy

GoodWeave Founder Becomes Nobel Laureate for Child Rights Advocacy

Last week’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement brought great excitement and attention to the plight of child labour when Kailash Satyarthi, founder of GoodWeave and champion of child…

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6 Eco-Friendly Halloween Treats That Cost Under 20 Cents Each!

6 Eco-Friendly Halloween Treats That Cost Under 20 Cents Each!

Fair Trade Chocolate Coins – 13 cents per treat Pirates and other little trick-or-treaters alike will love this Halloween booty. Sweet coins of milk or dark (vegan) chocolate…

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Stunning Wooden Bed Collection for Kids by Oliver Furniture

Stunning Wooden Bed Collection for Kids by Oliver Furniture

The Wood Collection The Wood Collection is a new unique and aesthetic bed series by Oliver Furniture made with lovely rounded edges and other innovative design…

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7 Super Easy & Awesome Halloween Costumes for Kids that Even the Least Crafty Can Make!

7 Super Easy & Awesome Halloween Costumes for Kids that Even the Least Crafty Can Make!

TweetEmail How cute is that ‘stache? This little fella’s old-school circus strong man costume was cleverly fashioned using a onesie, a belt with a buckle fashioned…

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Organic Rompers & Dolls in Matching Outfits Will Delight Little Snuggle Bunnies

Organic Rompers & Dolls in Matching Outfits Will Delight Little Snuggle Bunnies

TweetEmail Brooklyn-based organic kids clothing company Winter Water Factory and Brooklyn-based small handmade doll business Hazel Village have teamed up to produce one of the…

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Elsa & Anna from Disney's Frozen are Now on Sweet & Soft Organic Pajamas from Hanna Andersson

Elsa & Anna from Disney's Frozen are Now on Sweet & Soft Organic Pajamas from Hanna Andersson

TweetEmail Just in time for crisp fall and cold winter weather, kids can cuddle up for bedtime in Hanna Andersson’s new organic pajamas featuring Elsa or Anna from the…

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7 Wool Felt Play Mats that Inspire Open-Ended Fun

7 Wool Felt Play Mats that Inspire Open-Ended Fun

Felt Dinosaur Play Mat If you’re interested in making your own felt playscape, or are looking for a playscape on a budget, this one is an excellent choice. This dino world is a…

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