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What Are Plastics Doing to Our Children’s Brains?

Plastic isn't just bad for the environment. A group of chemicals added to plastic can impact human health...especially children's brains. They're called phthalates. Phthalates are found in hundred…

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Why You Should Never Feed Your Kid a McDonald’s Happy Meal

I remember getting Happy Meals as a kid on our occasional trips to McDonald’s. It’s an odd memory, since I’ve been a vegan for nearly a decade. But even at the time, there was a recognition that Happy…

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9 Divorce Myths You Need to Ignore

Plus, the 13 questions you should be asking your partner BEFORE you get married. There are a lot of myths about divorce that keep infecting our society. For starters, despite what we’ve heard, the …

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Exotic Spice Cookies

Super easy to make, the secret is adding the egg at the end. Exotic spices give them a phenomenal taste! 1 ½ cup spelt flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 tea…

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Teaching Children to Give – Helpful Tips

To help you step into the holiday spirit and remember its real meaning, I’d like to share a short video called "A Recipe of Care" with you; and then I’d like to share some tips on how we can teach our…

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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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Steve Jobs Limited His Kids’ Tech Use (& We Should Too)

Almost 40% of American 2-4 year-olds and over 50% of 5-8 year-olds have used an iPad, iPhone, or similar device. That is a staggering number. Some claim that using these devices can augment a child…

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5 Ways to Avoid Pesticides In & Around Your Home

When I talk about limiting pesticides, I'm often accused of sounding like a broken record. But the reason behind my rant is so important: Pesticide exposure has been linked to asthma, allergies, ne…

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4 Ways to Help Raise Awareness for World Water Week

Two and a half times the number of people that live in the U.S. don't have access to clean water! Millions of women and children in the developing world spend hours daily—walking up to six miles—t…

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7 Tips for Building Tolerance in Children

As children are going back-to school tolerance is more important than ever. They are getting to know their teacher(s), meeting new friends and classmates, it is natural for children to notice the …

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