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Lammily, the ‘Normal Barbie’ is a Big Hit With Kids

When we first introduced you to Lammily, a realistically proportioned doll, it was obvious she was different from the typical Barbie doll. With proportions of the average 19-year-old; bendable joints…

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There’s a Lot to Love About Little Free Libraries

Little Free Libraries, those idiosyncratic book repositories, are springing up all over. Although many people claim that they look like birdhouses, I find the small cabinets more reminiscent of the ol…

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Overlooked Health Benefits of Thanksgiving

Before you dive head first into the gravy bowl, make time this Thanksgiving to go around the dinner table and talk about what you’re thankful for. Then, keep it up—practicing gratitude on a regular ba…

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How to Get Your Toddler to do Chores

My 20-month-old does quite a few chores around the house. When he was an infant, if you'd told me that he'd be cleaning up blocks or helping in the kitchen before he was two, I would have said that yo…

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3 Health Benefits of Being a Grandparent

The day a person becomes a grandparent is eagerly anticipated with a commingled sense of pride and wonder about one's place in the never-ceasing circle of life. But new research suggests that the role…

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Join Me In Asking Disney to Represent Children With Down Syndrome

Almost every day, my two daughters sit in our living room and watch a Disney princess movie. Last week, Jules -- who is six -- sadly told me that her baby sister Delaney Skye could never be a princess…

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Here’s Why You Literally Treat Your Dog Like Your Child

This is your brain on pets and kids. If you ask any pet owner how they feel about their pet, they’re liable to correct your use of the word "pet," right before going into a long spiel about how the…

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One Way We Can Help Stop Animal Abuse at the Circus

A lot of the petitions featured on Care2 address animal issues. Recently, we witnessed the power that a small, but targeted local petition can have over helping save animals lives in a Swiss Zoo. Care…

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What’s Hershey’s Hiding? Care2 Member Asks Them to Reveal Their Cocoa Sources

Care2 member Ben Zhang says "Child labour and slavery are huge crimes against humanity," and of course, he's right. He's launched a petition drive to pressure The Hershey Company, maker of iconic Hers…

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Too Much Candy Corn Harms Your Brain

Disturbing news if you've been gobbling down candy corn like there's no tomorrow: high consumption of sugar, namely high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), has been associated with memory disfunction and bra…

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When asked about his ban decision, Governor Cuomo had this to say: If the state health commission…

Thank you for posting Michelle. Like James M., I don't confine myself to using cinnamon only f…