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10 Pumpkin Smoothies to Kick Off Fall RIGHT

How else would you celebrate autumn's arrival?<p>Summer's caput, which means fall is planning to make its triumphant return! So to welcome back this cooler season, here are 10 sinfully delicious pumpkin smoothies. Who needs a pumpkin spiced latte when you’ve got these frozen concoctions?<p>How about a …

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7 Drinking Habits That Are Making You Gain Weight

From smoothies to soda, read this before you sip.<p>Food gets a lot of play in the weight-loss discussion (and with good reason). While solids are obviously a major source of calories and fat, the liquids you take in can also affect the scale in a big way. “It’s so sneaky because it’s such a subtle …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Are You Ready to Open Up to Trust, Happiness and Joy?

Mindfulness is conscious awareness of what you are feeling and experiencing in the present moment. But there is more. To get to joy it's not enough to just be aware of the present. To get to joy you have to trust that the present moment is exactly where you belong.<p><i>Be happy for this moment. This</i> …

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Parenting Humor: 10 Funny Movies About Parenthood

Joke all you want! Until you actually become a parent, it's hard to grasp what parenting is really like. Being a parent is the most rewarding job …

Three New Tree Bookshelves Named Tess, Sam and Louane by Christophe Boulin.

Tess, Louane and Sam are three new open tree bookshelves and storage for children's rooms, libraries, playrooms or even offices. The Arbres …

How to Raise a Health Nut

Eating healthy is kind of the talk of the town these days. But what about when it comes to the kids? Are they eager to dive into a raw kale salad? Do …

Baby Food Ingredients Explained

From baby’s first food to finger foods the ingredient list has the potential to be very confusing. Don’t let these labels intimidate you! Decode the …

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5 Ways to Make Hiking Fun for Kids

Like I’ve mentioned before, we love to make hiking fun. We try to get outdoors at least once a month to explore some new part of our pretty …

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

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Vitamin D 'boosts child muscles'

<b>Higher levels of maternal vitamin D during pregnancy have been linked to better muscle development in children, say researchers.</b><p>The study on 678 children, published in Endocrine Research, showed vitamin D levels in the womb were linked to grip strength at the age of four.<p>The team at the University …

19 things to say to your son before he's grown

denise slark images/Flickr / Today<p>Boy Running in Cape: Things to Say to Your Son<p>There are many (many) life lessons that parents should share with …

Lavishing Kids With Praise Can Make Them Feel Worse About Themselves

The dangers of overdoing the compliments<p>"Hollywood dishes out too much praise for small things," the great actor Jimmy Stewart once said. "I won't let it get me, but too much praise can turn a fellow's head if he doesn't watch his step." He was talking about the sick power compliments can have on a …

How to give your kids everything but a sense of entitlement

Kids who understand gratitude have better grades and are less likely to get depressed. This was the conclusion of a recent story in the Wall Street Journal that struck a chord with both my husband and me.<p>Both of us hail from immigrant families who arrived to the US in the 1970s. Both of us grew up …

a zipper bracelet tutorial ... ♥

Mother's Day always sneaks up on me :)<p>it's almost here, and i have a great handmade gift idea to share with you!<p>all week long, myself & the nine …

From Wine Bottle to Drinking Glass

One way to recycle a wine bottle is to turn it into a drinking glass, like the above picture from Instructables. According to this how-to, you score …

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