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Teaching Kids Animal Compassion: Choosing the Right Pet is Key

by Dr. Tim Hunt, Contributor to Animals & Pets on Allthingshealing.com Children can learn so many valuable lessons by caring for a pet. Having pets at a young age instills kids with a sense o…

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Positivity Quest: High Level Humanity

As I have mentioned before, I have been taking positivity into the world and the volunteer project that has consumed most of  my time this year has been in my kids’ high school.  I love kids. They are…

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Child of My Heart: An Adoptive Mom’s Story

Dear Friends, A wise man once said something that has always stayed with me:  "The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.  She never existed before.  The woman existed, but the mother, ne…

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Get Kids Outside: Tracking

By Matt Miller, The Nature Conservancy My nephew Jacob excitedly called me over, with the impatience only an 11-year-old can muster. "You have to check this out," he exclaimed. He wasn't urging …

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No Plans? No Problem!

Photo: During one plan-less weekend this past fall, my boys collected leaves from all over the neighborhood and made a huge leaf pile on the street. I've never seen them work so hard and so passiona…

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Should Adults Play Like Kids?

Kids' lives are fun. They play. Adults' lives are serious. We work. We have responsibilities. Many psychologists and psychiatrists question this widely-held dichotomy. They think that kids s…

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You Can Help Crowdfund Healthy Treats For Kids!

It's hard to be a healthy kid these days. Around every corner, junk foods in brightly colored packages seem to leap off the shelves and beg to be eaten. But health conscious parents know that just bec…

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Treat Kids to Healthy Halloween Recipes

By Carmen Staicer for DietsInReview.com Halloween is such a fun holiday. There's no pressure to buy the right gift, no cleaning, no resolutions to prepare, or 100-degree picnics. It's a day devoted…

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Don’t Get Stuck In Scary Situations

Tuesday, my son choked on a piece of candy. My mom literally saved his life by flawlessly performing the Heimlich Maneuver. It was a technique she'd never even practiced before that moment, …

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Libraries Are Closing: 5 Lost Skills

I’ve been thinking a lot about my childhood experiences of visiting my local library and bookmobile each week. I remember the first book “loaned” to me: Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hatches The Egg. It saddened …

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