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Clever Beginning Gardener Tips that Anyone Can Use

You may have always wanted a garden, but not been quite sure that you were the green-thumbed type. Or perhaps until now you were living in a house or apartment without a suitable outdoor growing space…

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Are Nutritionists Telling Us to Eat More Kraft Singles?

Nutritionists, bloggers, parents, and citizen advocacy groups are up in arms that the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Foundation has allowed Kraft Singles to slap its "Kids Eat Right" label o…

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How to Dye Easter Eggs, Naturally

It's almost Easter weekend, which means it's time for Easter egg hunting! One of my favorite Easter activities as a child and as an adult is dyeing Easter eggs, a fun holiday craft project the whole f…

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The Real Reason Your Kids are Cranky (And What to Do About It)

Cranky kids are a handful. They stress out the whole family, not to mention their playmates and teachers. And they're probably not as healthy as they should be, either. But their cranky antics may not…

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8 Scary Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health

There's no question that alcohol has an impact on your health. In some ways, alcohol good: wine, for instance, has been proven time and again to help your heart. In the other extreme, though, alcohol …

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The Real Reason to Vaccinate: It’s About Community

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? Let's explore one reason to vaccinate that we aren't talking about nearly enough. Vaccines have become incredibly controversial as more and more parents are op…

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From Trash to Toys: 6 Creative Repurposing Projects

Question: How can you help reduce the load on our country's landfills while providing your children (or grandchildren) with toys that are fun, sturdy, and stimulating to their sense of creativity? Ans…

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7 Surprising Myths & Facts About Left-Handers

Just about one in ten of us are left-handed. Those of us -- myself included -- who are part of this club know all  too well the pitfalls of being a lefty in a right-handed world. Scissors. Ay! Can ope…

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Girl Receives Regular Gifts from Birds

Like raccoons, crows are well-known for being curious about glittery, shiny and colorful things. However, usually they keep the items to themselves or leave them where they are if the item doesn't con…

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Another Reason To Ditch Soda: Cancer

As if we needed another reason not to drink soda, which is already associated with obesity and diabetes, here it is: cancer. Yes, cancer has been added to the risks associated with high levels of soda…

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