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12 Eco-Friendly Activities for Kids of All Ages

Environmental protection is an issue that affects our children deeply. The condition of the world when they grow up will shape their health and their lives. Even very young toddlers can be introduced …

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The Alarming Impact of Pesticides on Our Children’s Brains

In Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, journalist Susan Freinkel concludes that we have reached a crisis point---and that we're starting to realize our love affair with plastic isn't such a healthy one. In…

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Book Review: Reaching Your Loved One in the Afterlife

She hooked me with a blurb: ďAnd really, darling, there is no one to forgive, because we signed up to do this dance together before we were born. We werenít acting out some type of I-did-somethi…

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5 Money Lessons from Mistakes Moms Make

I learned a lot of valuable lessons from my mother (always do your homework, live within your means, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches make everything better are among my favorites), but some of …

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Antibiotics — Making Us Fatter?

Our gut bacteria are gaining more and more press nowadays -- assisting our immune functions, taking hand in nutrient absorption, and even warding off cancer. But, most recently, our imbalanced microbi…

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‘Normal Barbie’ is Coming to Toy Stores Soon

The so-called "Normal Barbie" isn't affiliated with Mattel. She's being created by an independent toymaker, and you can help! The Normal Barbie's name is Lammily, and she's the result of crowd-source…

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How to Change the Culture of Bullying

When I was in the ninth grade in the 1960s, a gang of four girls I didnít know cornered me in a stairwell after a late band practice with an iron ball and chain and threatened to beat me up. Why? I do…

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10 Things Your New Baby Does Not Need

While those adorably perfect bundles of joy certainly require their fair share of purchases, some gifts are better left on the shelf. Here are the top 10 worst-offender baby gifts most likely to be ba…

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Is Your Child Obsessed With The Future?

By Dr. Lisa Kaplin for YourTango.com. Every parent has chirped at least one of these demanding phrases ó some would even argue that they're part of your parenting duties: "You need to get straig…

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How National Bullying Prevention Month Impacts Our Health

If I asked everyone reading this article to raise their hand if they've ever been bullied, it's likely that every person would. Whether you were bullied as a child in school or later in life as an adu…

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