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Canadian school boards introduce litterless lunch policies to achieve zero-waste meals

Canadian school boards introduce litterless lunch policies to achieve zero-waste meals

A Canadian elementary school that has tracked litterless lunches for years found that ONE school-aged child’s disposable lunches produce an average of 67 pounds of waste per school year! Prompted

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HOW TO: Make organic apple cider served in apple cups

HOW TO: Make organic apple cider served in apple cups

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Tsumiki House Blocks let kids construct a unique home of their own

Tsumiki House Blocks let kids construct a unique home of their own

This simple-looking house is actually a treasure trove of multicolored blocks that will keep kids stacking and building for hours. Made from responsibly sourced, FSC-approved beechwood and finished with

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Green Girl World Tiny Tote Bags are the perfect accessory for after school activities

Green Girl World Tiny Tote Bags are the perfect accessory for after school activities

Looking for a trusty tote for your child to take to after-school activities? Green Girl World has the most adorable collection of Tiny Tote Bags featuring bold, vibrant, cheery designs on both sides,

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13 year-old genius invents clean energy harvesting device for less than fifteen dollars

13 year-old genius invents clean energy harvesting device for less than fifteen dollars

Thirteen year-old Max Loughan admires Nikola Tesla and Albert Einstein, yet we wouldn’t be surprised if one day he is famous for being an inventive genius in his own right. Max and his twin brother

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iPads are as effective as drugs in calming children before surgery, so should we be sedating kids with them in daily life?

iPads are as effective as drugs in calming children before surgery, so should we be sedating kids with them in daily life?

When a child has surgery, their doctor will often give them a sedative to help calm their nerves beforehand. However, new research shows that a dose of screen time may be the safer, drug-free option. The

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Green Toys Farm & Fire Station Playsets equal good, old-fashioned fun

Green Toys Farm & Fire Station Playsets equal good, old-fashioned fun

It’s a busy (and fun) day when Green Toys Playsets are in the playroom! New to the Green Toys collection comes the Farm Playset and Fire Station Playset — and both are packed to the brim with

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Illustoria: a new print magazine for creative kids and their grown-ups features DIY culture, art & visual storytelling

Illustoria: a new print magazine for creative kids and their grown-ups features DIY culture, art & visual storytelling

Ask a child what he or she wants to be when they grow up, and you’ll often get a reply that reflects the world he or she sees regularly in real life or in the media: a doctor, a policeperson, a

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LAST CHANCE to Win a Republic Bike Kids Cargo Bike (worth $349) in Inhabitots’ back to school giveaway

LAST CHANCE to Win a Republic Bike Kids Cargo Bike (worth $349) in Inhabitots' back to school giveaway

It’s time to head back to school — and what better way for your child to roll up to class than on this showstopping Kids Cargo Bike? We’ve teamed up with Republic Bike to give one lucky

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Customize My Little Family dolls to look just like your clan

Customize My Little Family dolls to look just like your clan

What could be more charming and entertaining for your child than having a set of dolls made in your family’s likeness to play with in his/her dollhouse and playroom? My Little Family Dolls may be

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Bitsies jewelry for kids teaches mini fashionistas how to be socially conscious consumers

Bitsies jewelry for kids teaches mini fashionistas how to be socially conscious consumers

My daughter loves draping herself in jewelry, but steering her away from most of the baubles that are geared towards kids (and often high in toxic chemicals like lead) means she raids my jewelry box

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Baltimore school deals with conflict by sending kids to the Mindful Moment Room instead of the principal’s office

Baltimore school deals with conflict by sending kids to the Mindful Moment Room instead of the principal's office

What if elementary school kids began each day with a mindfulness breathing exercise, had the option of taking yoga classes, and were sent to a relaxing room to chill and re-center themselves instead of

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Parents build their baby an ingenious wheelchair after she is paralyzed by cancer

Parents build their baby an ingenious wheelchair after she is paralyzed by cancer

Evelyn Moore is only 13 months-old, yet she has endured more in her short life than most ever will. Diagnosed with a stage 4 neuroblastoma tumor on her spine at four months-old, Evelyn went through eight

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Republic Bike’s Kids Cargo Bike is THE coolest ride for pint-sized commuters

Republic Bike's Kids Cargo Bike is THE coolest ride for pint-sized commuters

Kids can roll back to school and all over the neighborhood in style on the amazing kids cargo bike from Republic Bike. Easily the sleekest bike for little ones we’ve ever seen, adventure calls and

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Kazoo is a fantastic new magazine that inspires girls to be smart, strong & true to themselves

Kazoo is a fantastic new magazine that inspires girls to be smart, strong & true to themselves

Kazoo Magazine, a print publication for girls ages 5-10 just debuted its inaugural issue. The brainchild of Editor-in-Chief, Erin Bried, who worked at Conde Nast for two decades on multiple magazines

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Little Free Pantries help neighbors in need with food and basic essentials

Little Free Pantries help neighbors in need with food and basic essentials

Earlier this year, a Little Free Library popped up near a busy square downtown. We’ve loved borrowing books from the small streetside box and also donating our own so that someone else can have

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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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