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12 Awesome Backyard Projects To Get Kids Outdoors

Most American children spend five to seven hours a day on electronic devices or watching television. However, too much screen time makes it hard for your children to sleep, raises their risk for attention deficit disorders, and contributes to childhood obesity. If you have a backyard, we’ve got some great DIY projects that are sure…

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5 Morning Rituals for More Centered Mothering

Any mother knows that the role of motherhood can be hectic! From the time our eyes open, to the moment our heads hit the pillow, it is often go, go go! Having morning rituals that result in a more peaceful day can benefit any family—no matter what stage your family is in. (However, if your…

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BACK TO SCHOOL ALERT: Asbestos Found in Crayons and Other Dangerous School Supplies

Just as school is about to get back in session, some concerning news has surfaced about common school supplies. Asbestos and other developmental toxins were found in crayons, 3-ring binders, and dry erase markers. As parents are scrambling to purchase school supplies before school gets back into session, they are now faced with the extra…