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Poor Diet Lowers Intelligence in Kids

What your kid eats has a direct impact on their brain development—that's a no-brainer. But, have you ever actually wondered how the modern, highly-processed diet is affecting our kids? That’s right…

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6 Easy Ways to Sneak Veggies Into Meals

As concerned parents, we've probably read plenty of articles that tell us that we should let kids fully experience the great taste of the vegetable they are eating without resorting to "sneaking" vege…

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What Kids Really Think of Gay Marriage

“Think of the children!” is the oft-heard refrain of those who seek to prevent the forward march of progress for minority people, arguing that somehow children’s stability will be rocked if they’re ex…

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What If Carbon Dioxide Was Pink?

Here’s one dad's desperate attempt to slow climate change by thinking pink… As a father, I often lie awake nights tossing and twisting with worry about the climate crisis and how it will impact the…

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How to Help Kids Process the Charleston Massacre

After the Charleston church massacre, in which a dedicated white supremacist gunned down nine Black Americans in hopes of starting a race war, the U.S. is engaging in a sobering discussion about our r…

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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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