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18 Latinx Trailblazers Your Kids Should Know

All of these leaders, activists and historical figures contribute to the diverse culture that is the United States of America.

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New & Notable Store-Bought Meals, Beverages & Snacks for Babies & Toddlers

From plant-based to purees and back again, these are the best new snacks for babies and toddlers your money can buy.

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The Best Animal Encounters in LA

Monkey around at these animal sanctuaries near Los Angeles.

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Why Celebrating Earth Day Is Such a Special Opportunity for Kids

“By celebrating Earth Day with our families, we teach children responsibility and problem-solving; our community efforts reinforce the concepts of cooperation and collaboration, which in turn yields community connection.”

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Easy Earth-Friendly Swaps for Earth Day

“We can all do our part to make our planet healthier and cleaner. Here are 10 easy ways.”

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Teaching Your Child About Climate Change

As we struggle to improve our own climate literacy, the inundation of messaging on the topic has made it more important than ever to start the conversation about climate change and global warming with our children.

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All the Places to Discover New Animals (Including a Baby Giraffe!)

Chances are you’re just a short drive from one of these working farms (bonus: most of them are free!) that are welcoming the cutest baby farm animals.

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American Girl Reveals 2021 Girl of the Year

She takes fans down under to explore wildlife protection and climate change.

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These Awesome Mom Inventions Are Making Everyday Life Better

Can’t miss services that will help you rock your mom job.

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4 Highlights from 2020 Worth Celebrating

“This year will be known for many things, from COVID-19 to the US presidential elections. Here are the top four stories that will resonate long after 2020 is over.”

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Lights! Camera! Action! Chicago’s International Children’s Film Fest Is Back & Virtual

Clear your schedule for cinematic fun because this epic film fest only comes once a year and they’ve gone virtual to keep you safe and cozy at home.

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5 Reasons Why Getting Outside Benefits Parents Just as Much as Kids

“Leaving the house regularly for some time outdoors will get harder as we move towards winter, but the benefits are real—not just the kids but for parents too!”

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LEGO to Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Bags

LEGO hopes to make all packaging sustainable by 2025.

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Awesome Virtual Resources for Learning Science at Home

Keep learning fun and entertaining with these free online resources.

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Have a Firefighter-Loving Kid? They’ll Love These Fireman Facts!

Some fun facts for your wannabe firefighting kid!

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Fellow Soccer Moms, Please Turn Off Your Cars (No, Seriously)

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Every Tuesday and Thursday our youngest boy, Jackson, has soccer practice. It’s in a wonderful park by the river, and when the weather is nice it’s a great place to take a stroll on the…

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Stay-At-Home Boredom Busters for Kids

An age-by-age guide on how to keep kids engaged and busy this summer.

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Want Your Kids to Care about the Environment? Start Here

“Showing kids where food comes from, instilling a love of the outdoors, teaching the importance of trees, planting a garden, and volunteering to clean-up the environment are simple ways families can teach their kids to take care of the earth for themselves and future generations.”

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Top Creative and Educational Screen Time Ideas for Kids

“Want to make your kids’ time online and off more creative and educational? Check out this comprehensive list you and your kids are sure to love!”

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11 Free Full-Length Kids’ TV Shows on YouTube

From nostalgic shows from your own childhood to contemporary cartoons, these kid shows on are imaginative, entertaining and maybe even educational too!

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Planning & Preparing Teen Girls for the Future

How to simultaneously teach teen girls to be confident and brave as they step into the future.

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17 Easy Ways to Raise a Young Global Citizen

From a simple act of kindness to making packages for those in need, here are 17 to get your kids inspired to change the world.

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Happy Family Organics Launches New Baby Food Line with a Mission

The baby food is made with ingredients grown using regenerative farming practices that can help to mitigate climate change.

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Celebrating Kindness One Book at a Time

“Books can teach children that they don’t have to perform a heroic act to make the world a better place because even the smallest acts of kindness ripple across the world in ways that no one could imagine.”

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Teen Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The 17-year-old has been nominated for the Nobel peace prize for the second year in a row. 

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Why Your Kids Will Love the News in 2020

“News isn’t always “scary” or “bad.” News is also about fantastic events, accomplishments, and the evolution of our world. Here are five events we can’t wait to witness and talk about in 2020.”

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13 Creative Ways to Show Our Love to Our Children

Children need to feel loved and appreciated. Use these tips to show your little ones how much you care every day.

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The Week Is Launching a New Magazine Just for Kids

This new weekly news magazine just for kids aims to make conversations about current events a little easier.

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Charm City Secrets: Exploring Baltimore’s Inner Harbor & Beyond

Baltimore is a city full of art, culture and history and the Inner Harbor neighborhood has it all, and then some.

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When Kids Stand Up for a Cause, Are We Listening?

“Young activists are grabbing headlines for standing up against issues like gun violence and climate change. They are the voices from the back seat urging grown-ups in the front seats to take notice and help them drive the change. But are we listening?”

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Greta Thunberg Named Time’s 2019 Person of the Year

This teen is taking on a major issue in a major way!

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New Museum Exhibits to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Explore the power of cells and visit Burning Man through these art exhibits.

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