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Traveling with Kids on Public Transit

Traveling with kids on public transit can be a real challenge to combine both the need for transportation, and enjoyment of the little one's experience.

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A Creative Workshop for Kids with Autism

Any form of creativity helps kids with autism express themselves and discover new forms of communication. Creating art helps bridge the complicated gaps between "normal" and "different."

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Pudding Cottage Cheesecake with Fresh Fruit

The recipe for this cottage cheese pudding cake came from a favorite childhood pudding snack. It can also be made with a gluten-free crust.


Healthy Homemade Chocolate Banana Pops

It's hard to resist the great-together flavors of a frozen banana with a crisp dark chocolate shell.
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Creative Learning: Fun Drawing with Counting

This interactive game is fun and educational for both parent and child and it even encourages kids to have a fruit snack after.
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The Art of Potty Training: Tips from Real Moms

We asked five moms from around the world to share their experiences–and we've turned it into some very practical advice..

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Carbohydrates and Climate Change

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Big Food Companies and Sugar

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Pesticide Exposure Increases Risk of Autism

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A New European Green Program for Commuters

Also: The 2014 guide to water and beach pollution.

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Healthy Breakfast Burrito

A healthy breakfast is an important foundation for a busy day. Wraps and pockets are a smart way to make sure picky eaters get the nutrients they need.

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Plants That Purify the Air in Your Home

Many house plants do a great job at air filtration (and look great at the same time).

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Dairy Milk Alternatives And Their Health Benefits

Also: Canola oil for type 2 diabetes and bad cholesterol.

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Beer: It’s Good for You

We’ve got plenty of ideas and info on tap to keep a brew enthusiast happy and–who knew?–healthy.

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New Ways of Fighting Mosquitoes

Also: A portable green living cell designed by students.

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Health Benefits of Learning Other Languages

Also: Fighting poverty one bowl of soup at a time.

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Kids and the Danger of Secondary Drowning

Also: Expensive sunscreen could be a dangerous waste of money.

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Sunscreen Primer: Get the Facts Before You Hit the Beach

Find out which sunscreens offer the best, safest protection for you and your kids.

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Kids’ Menu at Fast Food Restaurants

Also: Big companies helping coffee growers.

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Creative Learning: Make Your Own Pizza!

We let kids create their own mini-pizzas from a choice of healthy toppings, bake their creations and–of course–eat them.

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Green Parenting vs. the Real World: Let’s Talk About Poop

Green Parenting vs. the Real World: Diapers are a huge problem in today world.