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Your Child: To Leash or Not to Leash

June 21, 2012
Woof! Your child doesn't sound like a dog, why treat them like one? Misguided parents strap leashes on their kids as a safety measure. Really? A leash for
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Nanny Cams: Illegal? Unethical? or Both?

July 4, 2012
The ill-conceived product of over anxious parents or a modern safety measure for your child? Nanny cams present a complex decision to many families. The Na
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Pacifiers: Do They Suck?

July 6, 2012
Pacifiers can be a lifesaver, calming down a fussy baby almost instantly. But do they harm the baby more than they help the parents? Pacifiers have been us
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Environmental Crafts for Kids

July 12, 2012
Making crafts together is a fun, creative way to spend time with your kids. With eco-craft projects you have the added benefit of repurposing materials from
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Green Your Home

July 12, 2012
Impressing on children the importance of environmental stewardship is best done as a family initiative, with everyone in the home taking part and working to
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Family Purchasing Power: Eco-Friendly Style

July 12, 2012
From the day they are born, children are exposed to marketing and advertising. In 2004, the FTC estimated that children watched 10,700 minutes of televisio
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Don’t Scare the Kids! Environmental Awareness for the Whole Family

July 12, 2012
Our planet is in crisis; the environmental issues we face can seem daunting and downright frightening. Some of these problems, such as climate change and bi
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Jumping the (Toy) Gun

July 31, 2012
My most treasured childhood toy was my Annie Oakley toy gun and holster. I just loved it! I played with it for endless hours, seeing how fast I could draw
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Kids Say the Darndest Things!

August 9, 2012
Regardless of age, innocence or intent, some of our most humorous lines come from children. From misusing terminology to downright witty comments, our youn
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