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21 DIY Baby Toys from Organic and Recycled Materials

What is it about babies that makes us want to shower them with gifts? I can't resist cute baby things, but my inner green crafter tsks at those consumerist impulses. When I can I try to make things fo…

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8 Healthy Snacks for Toddlers

Getting kids to eat healthy food can be hard, especially when they're going through a picky phase. Check out these healthy snacks for toddlers that my son loves! My baby boy is officially a toddler…

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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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Parabens in Your Child’s Toothpaste?

Even children's toothpastes that proudly say they're fluoride free and safe if swallowed can contain harmful ingredients like parabens. Here's how to find safer toothpaste for your baby. Pediatric …

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Why Walking To School is Better For You & Your Kid

By Kerry Crisley, The Nature Conservancy "It’s Octoooooberrrr!" So shouts my seven-year old, Erin, as she skips down our street, stopping to collect a leaf that's the perfect shade of orange. My…

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Celebrate School Lunch (Michael Pollan Video)

This week is National School Lunch Week, a time to celebrate school lunch programs, raise awareness, and take action to create a healthier food culture for the next generation. In this new vid…

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5 Family Food Rules: Laurie David (Video)

Laurie David, Parent Earth Expert, award-wining producer and Author of “The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Kids, One Meal at a Time”, has thought a lot about food and family. Eating di…

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Indoor Climbing and Sliding Spaces for Kids

Perhaps it's post-Thanksgiving family fatique, but we're thinking about indoor spaces where children can burn off excess energy. Above: An indoor play space spotted on the The Architecture Blog. …

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A Kids’ Garden Grows Healthier Eating Habits

Teach a kid to grow a carrot, and she'll probably eat more of them, according a new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. The study found that kids who are involved in t…

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