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Superfood Date & Chia Energy Bites

Energy bars are expensive and often loaded with excess sugar. If you are active, or have a gaggle of active kids that need a quick and easy energy boost, it may be a good idea to make homemade energy …

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

We use three forms of coconut in these chocolate chip cookies, which makes them super moist. They're packed with delicious flavor and super easy to make! 1 ¼ cups flour ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teas…

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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 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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Kraft Mac & Cheese Plans to Drop Artificial Ingredients

Kraft has recently announced that it will no longer use synthetic colors and artificial preservatives to create that familiar neon orange hue of its original mac & cheese. By January 2016, Kraft w…

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Stuck Inside? 10 Toddler Activities for Rainy (or Snowy) Days

Need some rainy day activities to beat cabin fever? This is a mix of activities that younger and older toddlers can enjoy. Take a look and see which ones look like the right fit for your busy kid! …

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51% of U.S. Kids Live in Poverty. Here’s One Real Solution

The U.S. economy is improving, but more public school children than ever are living in poverty. How can we help all of our children succeed? In a recent interview with the Washington Post, Michael A. …

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Mattel Apologizes For Inept Computer Engineer Barbie

The supposed mission of Mattel's "I Can Be" Barbie book series is to empower girls to realize their career dreams. Hence the uproar over "I Can Be a Computer Engineer," which shows the iconic doll str…

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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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