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Battling with Your Kids? Try This Secret Weapon

Curiosity is your child’s Achilles heel—try out “The Knowledge Attack” on your own brood today and watch the fighting stop…at least temporarily.

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8 Easy Ways to Make Your Halloween Plastic-Free

“Check out these frightfully easy-to-do tips that can make your Halloween just as scary, just less plastic-y.”

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Blast Off into Spring With These STEM Activities

“Get the kids outside and away from their screens with these fun outdoor activities!”

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How to Make a Baking Soda Vinegar Powered Steam Boat

This simple experiment is a perfect outdoor activity for summer.

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Yes To Pulls Vitamin C Unicorn Face Masks Following Skin Irritation Concerns

The glow-boosting face masks have some unexpected side effects.

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Send Holiday Cheer with a Grinch Rose Gift Box

Give the gift of Grinchiness—in a good way!

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Dinner Just Got Easier with This New Subscription Delivery Service

Make dinner healthier and easier with this simple solution.

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The FDA Just Approved the First New Antidepressant in Over 30 Years

A new option for people struggling with depression could be a literal lifesaver.

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This Teen Just Got Her Beauty Brand into Target (& It’s Vegan!)

This teen just rocked the beauty world and we are loving it (and so is Target!).

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10 Easy Ways to Make It a Beautiful Day in Your Neighborhood

Today is National Good Neighbor Day and we’ve got free or low cost, super easy ideas to help you connect with your fellow citizens.

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Are BPA-Free Products Really Safe? A New Study Raises Concerns

BPA-free might not be the safest choice after all.

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Does THC from Marijuana Pass through Breast Milk? What Moms Need to Know

THC—the chemical that gets users “high” from marijuana—can be detected in breast milk, a new study has found.

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Pediatricians Issue Warning to Moms about Using Pot While Pregnant: Don’t Do It

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued 10 new guidelines for moms-to-be.

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Glow-in-the-Dark Candy Is the New Halloween Hotness

From glow-in-the-dark paint to shoes to slime, it was only a matter of time before glow-in-the-dark Halloween candy became a reality.

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Report: There Might Be Traces of Weed Killer in Your Kid’s Breakfast & Snacks

A new study found that the chemical glyphosate—an ingredient in some weed killers—has been detected in some oats, snack bars and cereals.

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Keep Your Plastic Cups, Plates & More Out of the Microwave, Pediatricians Warn

The AAP has new food additive and plastic packaging guidelines for parents.

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Are Food Additives Bad for Kids’ Health? Pediatricians Issue Warning to Parents

Pediatricians group issues new recommendations about common additives in kids’ food.

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BPA Might Be Safe After All, Claims New FDA Study

A new study contradicts fears about BPA, but experts are wary of its findings.

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Could a Blood Test Diagnose Autism Earlier in Kids? New Research Is Encouraging

More research is needed to reproduce their findings, but autism researchers’ early findings could be a medical game-changer.

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These Name Brand Baby Foods Tested Positive for Arsenic, According to New Study

Find out which chemicals were found in many name brand baby products.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar’s Super-Easy Boxed Meals Are Coming to Target!

Check out what the former vampire slayer is cooking up at Target.

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10 Drive-Thrus Every Parent Wishes Were Real

Today is National Drive-Thru Day and we think moms and dads will agree that drive-thru options like these would change parenting permanently.

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Celebrate Father’s Day with The Most Awesome Volcano Experiment Ever!

Photo:The Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments

As schools start to let out for the summer, parents everywhere are starting to mentally prepare themselves for occupying their kids at home. Get started early, and celebrate Father’s Day with a bang,…

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We Are All Moms

Oh, the Mommy Wars. We have all been there, either as victims, instigators, gossipers, or all of the above. So much time and effort is centered around this I am better than you attitude, and honestly, it needs to stop.…

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This Is How Much Coffee Is Actually Safe to Drink

Back away from that cup until you find out if you’ve had too much.

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Benefits of Choco: How Much Chocolate Is Healthy for Our Kids

 
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There is nothing more sweet, or delicious than the ultimate kids’ candy treat – chocolate. Due to the amazing properties found in cocoa, like flavanol, phenylethylamine, anandamide and caffeine, chocolate has been proven to have a positive…

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4 Ways to Make Your House Smell Amazing 365 Days a Year

Whether you’re trying to get that funky odor out of your garbage disposal or need a fresh new scent for the playroom, we discovered 4 natural ways to make your house smell wonderful 24/7.

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Super Scientists Guide to the Children’s Science Center Lab

Budding brainiacs, super scientists, and mini mathematicians will burst with delight when they visit the latest D.C. museum dedicated to tiny lab coats and big fun.

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5 Fun Things to Do After School (That Don’t Involve Staring at a TV Screen)

We’ve rounded up some of the best post-homework happenings that keep kids from vegging out on the sofa.

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Engineering for Kids: The Smart Way to Have Fun

If your young dynamo of creativity needs inspiration, or you’re simply looking for a way to replace your kid’s smartphone with some smart fun, we can’t get enough of Engineering for Kids.

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Quinn Popcorn’s Got A Brand New Bag

It’s hard enough to find a low-calorie snack that kiddos actually enjoy and with the shocking discovery of popcorn lung (a respiratory condition caused by the chemicals in some microwave popcorns) you may be ready to stop popping – but…

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One Cool Thing: IdeaPaint Dry Erase Paint

While we love the idea of unleashing the kiddos’ creative juices on a larger palette, chalkboard paint is sooo 2009. Black or green walls? Bleh! This Spring we’re itching for bright whites and clean lines, which is why we were…

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Happy Mom Tip #29: Take a Power Nap

This week’s tip: Take a power nap.
Did you know that napping for 20 minutes is often required before a major effort in the military? Elite athletes also tend to use power naps to improve performance. (I certainly know that…

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