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BOOK REVIEW: Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children

BOOK REVIEW: Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children

Pediatric occupational therapist and mother Angela Hanscom has seen some alarming trends among kids today: an inability to sit still, bad posture, increased falling, weakened immune systems, and a

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Goldie Hawn’s MindUP program addresses children’s overall state of well-being to help improve academic performance, kindness & empathy

Goldie Hawn's MindUP program addresses children's overall state of well-being to help improve academic performance, kindness & empathy

What does actress Goldie Hawn have to do with neuroscience? Her foundation’s school-based MindUP program helps kids focus and concentrate, relieve stress, self-regulate, become more empathetic and

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7 fruits and vegetables that are easy for kids to grow in their garden

7 fruits and vegetables that are easy for kids to grow in their garden

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7 creative ways to decorate Easter eggs

7 creative ways to decorate Easter eggs

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Petit Collage’s Modern Bunny wooden stacking toy hops into the playroom

Petit Collage's Modern Bunny wooden stacking toy hops into the playroom

Petit Collage has hit it out of the park again with their adorable new Modern Bunny wooden stacking toy. Babies ages 6 months and up will hop to this colorful and contemporary take on the classic

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Kids will make a splash in Mini Rodini’s recycled swimwear made from residual fishnets & ocean garbage

Kids will make a splash in Mini Rodini's recycled swimwear made from residual fishnets & ocean garbage

Who would have thought that anything remotely good could come from garbage patches drifting in the ocean? While we’d obviously prefer pristine waters, Mini Rodini is turning trash into treasure by

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Funkins reusable cloth napkins boast bright, cheerful designs that make it “fun” to be waste-free

Funkins reusable cloth napkins boast bright, cheerful designs that make it "fun" to be waste-free

Teaching kids to care for the planet from a young age is vital to creating long-term eco-conscious habits. Funkins reusable cloth napkins put the “fun” in learning how to leave a lighter

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Kids sue President Obama & the feds for their lack of action over climate change

Kids sue President Obama & the feds for their lack of action over climate change

Image via CNN Twenty-one kids and young adults, ages 8-19, attended federal court in Eugene, Oregon on Wednesday of this week. Their day in court wasn’t part of a Career Day or “Take Your

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Mini Rodini’s 100% vegan, FSC certified, Fair Trade Spot Sneakers for kids are people and planet friendly

Mini Rodini's 100% vegan, FSC certified, Fair Trade Spot Sneakers for kids are people and planet friendly

Mini Rodini‘s newest shoes for kids are right up our alley. Snatching up a pair of their 100% vegan Spot Sneakers is about as good as it gets when it comes to being an eco-conscious consumer.

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8 year-old with brain cancer uses Make-A-Wish to clean up local parks

8 year-old with brain cancer uses Make-A-Wish to clean up local parks

Over the years, the Make-A-Wish foundation has granted some amazing wishes — from arranging the always-popular visits to Disney World to engaging the residents of San Francisco to plan a city-wide,

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Plan Toys figurines open up a world of possibilities during imaginative play

Plan Toys figurines open up a world of possibilities during imaginative play

Looking for a fresh cast of characters for your child’s dollhouse, castle or other miniature playscapes? Plan Toys offers vibrant figurines that will open up new worlds of possibilities during

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DIY Etch-A-Sketch coffee table!

DIY Etch-A-Sketch coffee table!

You won’t need any fancy books to cover this genius coffee table — it’s an interactive art display for the lucky visitors and inhabitants of your home. Using an Etch-A-Sketch and a zen

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10 DIY indoor forts & play spaces

10 DIY indoor forts & play spaces

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Love heart blocks by House Industries express the sentiment in 12 different languages

Love heart blocks by House Industries express the sentiment in 12 different languages

How do I love thee? Love Heart Blocks let tots count twelve different ways. Designed by House Industries, each set of four blocks features a dozen colloquially-correct compositions of the sweet sentiment

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7 heart-shaped foods kids will love on Valentine’s Day & every day!

7 heart-shaped foods kids will love on Valentine's Day & every day!

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7 DIY Valentines that are easy to make in bulk for your child’s classmates

7 DIY Valentines that are easy to make in bulk for your child's classmates

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HOW TO: Make homemade organic vapor rub

HOW TO: Make homemade organic vapor rub

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Pocket duvet sets from Natti Natti include a special spot for stuffed animals, dolls or lovies

Pocket duvet sets from Natti Natti include a special spot for stuffed animals, dolls or lovies

Nearly every kiddo prefers to slip into slumber next to a beloved stuffed animal or doll. With this in mind, Natti Natti has designed a stylish and functional approach to tucking kids in at bedtime.

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