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Samsung’s Bedtime VR Stories joins parents with their kids in virtual reality when they’re apart

Samsung's Bedtime VR Stories joins parents with their kids in virtual reality when they're apart

Bedtime stories are going into an entirely new dimension with Samsung’s new Bedtime VR (Virtual Reality) stories. Currently in a prototype face, the new app allows parents and children to

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A guide to CSAs: Joining and making the most of your community supported agriculture (CSA)

A guide to CSAs: Joining and making the most of your community supported agriculture (CSA)

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The Milk Lounge breastfeeding cafe opens in England, owner receives death threats

The Milk Lounge breastfeeding cafe opens in England, owner receives death threats

Another day, another round of folks appalled by mothers breastfeeding their babies. When will the madness end? For mom and new business owner, 22 year-old Charlotte Purdie, it’s just beginning.

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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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HOW TO: Make organic lactation cookies to help increase your breast milk production

HOW TO: Make organic lactation cookies to help increase your breast milk production

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Dad invents humane spider catcher for his arachnophobic son

Dad invents humane spider catcher for his arachnophobic son

I’m so scared of spiders that I can hardly even stomach watching the video above — of a handy, spider-friendly tool a dad made for his arachnophobic son to deftly catch and release spiders in

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Strawberries top the list as most pesticide contaminated produce on EWG’s 2016 Dirty Dozen List

Strawberries top the list as most pesticide contaminated produce on EWG's 2016 Dirty Dozen List

The average American eats almost 8 pounds of strawberries every year, and this sweet, beloved fruit now has the dubious “honor” of topping the Environmental Working Group‘s “Dirty

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Taga: a bike/stroller hybrid, becomes insanely popular & sells out worldwide in a matter of hours

Taga: a bike/stroller hybrid, becomes insanely popular & sells out worldwide in a matter of hours

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INTERVIEW: Heather Shumaker, Author of: It’s OK to Go Up the Slide: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids

INTERVIEW: Heather Shumaker, Author of: It's OK to Go Up the Slide: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids

Heather Shumaker’s new book It’s Okay to Go Up the Slide: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident and Creative Kids covers topics ranging from whether or not you should force your child to kiss Grandma,

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HOW TO: Spring clean your house when you can’t trust most cleaning products on the market

HOW TO: Spring clean your house when you can't trust most cleaning products on the market

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EWG’s expanded Guide to Healthy Cleaning reveals that “eco-friendly” products from top brands like Seventh Generation & Method are toxic

EWG's expanded Guide to Healthy Cleaning reveals that "eco-friendly" products from top brands like Seventh Generation & Method are toxic

The writers and editors at Inhabitots pride ourselves on walking the eco-friendly walk and not just talking the talk, and most of us found ourselves staring with mouths agape in horror while looking up

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San Francisco becomes first city in the U.S. to approve fully paid parental leave

San Francisco becomes first city in the U.S. to approve fully paid parental leave

Paid leave opportunities for new parents are finally getting some much needed and desired support on the state government level. New York just announced a paid leave benefit for families beginning in

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6 natural ways to fight seasonal allergies and still enjoy the great outdoors

6 natural ways to fight seasonal allergies and still enjoy the great outdoors

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Fearless 4 year-old rock climber makes scaling rugged terrain look like second nature

Fearless 4 year-old rock climber makes scaling rugged terrain look like second nature

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MomsHood offers the ultimate kid clothing swap without even leaving your home

MomsHood offers the ultimate kid clothing swap without even leaving your home

Kids blow through clothes like growing up is their business, and most of us would be lying if we didn’t admit to having a pile or two of their outgrown, but still-good-condition outfits stacked and

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Olliewood’s custom fairy houses are a welcoming handcrafted home for enchanted creatures

Olliewood's custom fairy houses are a welcoming handcrafted home for enchanted creatures

The fairy houses we created as kids, using found wood pieces and complete with acorn “bowls”, are getting an upgrade thanks to British woodworker Ollie from Olliewood. A second generation

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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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HOW TO: Make creamy vegan baked potato soup

HOW TO: Make creamy vegan baked potato soup

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