The Simple Truth to Happy + Healthy Kids

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Who do you think gets to spend more time outside? Free-range chickens, prisoners or kids? 
The answer is free range chickens get to spend the most time outside, followed by prisoners who are mandated to have 2…

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15 Easy Ideas to Stall the Summer Slide

Math in the summer? Yes, it can be fun!

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NASA Astronaut LtCol Nicole A. Mann

NASA Astronaut Joins “Reading with Role Models” Series

Kids can listen to a free virtual story time featuring everyday heroes. 

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Babies May Cry in Different Languages, According to Science

Here’s why your baby sounds different than kiddos from other languages.

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This Viral Video of a Baby Sloth Reuniting with Its Mom Is Pure Love

Get your tissues ready for this adorably touching video.

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The Coolest After-School Classes in the Country

It’s time to give soccer and piano a rest. Check out these totally unconventional programs for kids.

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Awesome Alert! Discover 52 Weeks of Free and Fun Science

Here’s your guide to what’s in store at 52 Weeks of Science!

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Son-spired: Local Mom Makes Life Healthier For Us All

We asked this local mom how her son inspired a career change, a book, a restaurant and a whole healthy outlook on life. Get her secrets to healthy living in LA (and getting kids to enjoy it!).

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Activities You’ll Want to Copy + Pasta Into Your Afternoon

Pasta isn’t just an easy dinner idea. It makes for an easy afternoon craft too!

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Your Insider’s Guide to the Newest En-Gross-Ing Exhibit in Town

From an animatronic nose that shows what causes sniffers to flow, to a towering Burp Man who sips from a three-foot soda can until he pops, we’ve got the inside scoop on the Pacific Science Center’s latest (and grossest) exhibit.

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