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Watch as LEGO Superman Flies Across an Animated LEGO TV!

Watch as LEGO Superman Flies Across an Animated LEGO TV!

Whether or not you're a LEGO geek, you have to admit that this is pretty incredible. LEGO pro Rod Gillies took the new Superman mini figure by LEGO and constructed a vintage TV set with big rabbit ears

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Are the New LEGO Friends for Girls Sexist?

Are the New LEGO Friends for Girls Sexist?

LEGO rang in 2012 by launching a new line of toys, LEGO Friends, which are aimed at girls 5 and up. No big deal, right? Actually, to some it is a big deal. A petition was launched at Change.org is

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WIN a Greenbuds Organic Crib Mattress and Sheet Set Worth $492

WIN a Greenbuds Organic Crib Mattress and Sheet Set Worth $492

If you're looking for the safest (and most comfy) crib mattress for your baby, why pay $492 for one when you can get it for free in our giveaway? Inhabitots is giving away a Greenbuds Magnolia Deluxe

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How To Make Homemade Organic Yogurt in Four Simple Steps

How To Make Homemade Organic Yogurt in Four Simple Steps

Yogurt is highly nutritious, and it's an excellent source of protein (especially for vegetarians). Like most foods, if you want the best tasting yogurt, you should to make it yourself. And we'll let you

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Vintage Book Clocks Are a Great Way to Track Time in Kids Rooms

Vintage Book Clocks Are a Great Way to Track Time in Kids Rooms

Want to decorate your child's room and instill a love for literature?  These vintage book clocks may be just the thing! Los Angeles designer Steven Gabriel takes vintage, often one-of-a-kind children's

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Muzoo Toy Set Lets Kids Create Cute Biodegradable Animals From Clumps of Earth

Muzoo Toy Set Lets Kids Create Cute Biodegradable Animals From Clumps of Earth

Israeli designer Noa Himelfarb has designed a toy set for modeling cute animal friends from clumps of earth. Perfect for kids who love getting dirty and playing in the mud, Muzoo consists of a series of

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Vote For Your Favorite Baby & Kids Green Design Products of 2011

Vote For Your Favorite Baby & Kids Green Design Products of 2011

2011 will be a year to remember for innovative green design products for babies and kids. Over the past 12 months, we've admired Grace Hawthorne's recyclable paper building blocks; we've marveled at the

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Top 6 Green Parenting News Stories – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Green Parenting News Stories – Vote for Your Favorite!

2011 saw a plethora of controversial stories and shocking discoveries on the parenting front. From a genderless baby named Storm to reports of arsenic found in apple juice and an alarming new

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Top 6 Inhabitots Green Kids Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Inhabitots Green Kids Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

2011 saw no shortage of eye-opening news over at Inhabitots - Inhabitat's site for green parents and kids. In the past year we saw researchers discover arsenic in apple juice, we were enchanted by a LEGO

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Little Play Spaces: Amazing Recycled Cardboard Castles and French Cafes for Kids

Little Play Spaces: Amazing Recycled Cardboard Castles and French Cafes for Kids

Mom-turned-designer Kate Fagelman of Little Play Spaces has created a series of kid-sized recycled cardboard playhouses that are so cool we wish she made them for us 'big-kids' The French Cafe has a chalk

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Pong™ iPhone and iPad Cases Reduce Risk of Exposure to Cell Phone Radiation

Pong™ iPhone and iPad Cases Reduce Risk of Exposure to Cell Phone Radiation

While lots of parents swear by iPhone apps to keep their tots entertained, many are worried about the risk of radiation exposure when their little ones play with their cell phones.  Luckily for busy

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Making It Count from Far Away – Family Memories Captured in Photos

Making It Count from Far Away – Family Memories Captured in Photos

If you have family that lives far away you're probably used to getting photos to see what they're up to.  Watching babies grow up can't be replaced, but living vicariously though photography is probably

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GIVEAWAY: Win A Pair of Wawabots Personalized Water Bottles!

GIVEAWAY: Win A Pair of Wawabots Personalized Water Bottles!

Wawabots' brilliant reusable water bottles can be personalized with virtually any image, making them great gifts for friends and family members - and now you can win a pair by entering our contest!

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PRODUCT REVIEW: We Check Out Wawabots Personalized Photo Water Bottles

PRODUCT REVIEW: We Check Out Wawabots Personalized Photo Water Bottles

Even though they're great for the environment, doesn't it feel like reusable water bottles have gotten to be a bit too ubiquitous? It isn't exactly eco-friendly to give out thousands of logo'ed up

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HOW TO: Start a Home Recycling Center with Your Kids

HOW TO: Start a Home Recycling Center with Your Kids

Want to get your kids excited about diverting waste from the landfill? Get them involved in the process by creating a home recycling center! It's a good idea to teach kids the importance of recycling at

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Free Download of the NEW Oddballz Circus App for Kids– 15 Will Win!

GIVEAWAY: Win a Free Download of the NEW Oddballz Circus App for Kids– 15 Will Win!

Looking for new ways to keep your child occupied when you're cooking dinner or trying to navigate the subway?  There's an app for that.  The new Oddballz Circus App is a creative and fun way for your

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Stroller Brigades Push for Approval of Safe Chemicals Act of 2011

Stroller Brigades Push for Approval of Safe Chemicals Act of 2011

This past week parents across the country joined forces to support the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 (S.847) that is now up for vote in Congress. Dubbing themselves the “Stroller Brigades”,

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Parents Host Chicken Pox Parties to Infect Their Children With the Virus

Parents Host Chicken Pox Parties to Infect Their Children With the Virus

Would you ever willingly infect your child with a virus? Parents across the country are doing just that as they host chicken pox parties and invite uninfected kids over for fun and a body-full of itchy

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How To Make Organic Homemade Caramel Apples

How To Make Organic Homemade Caramel Apples

Apple season is in full-swing, and there's no better way to enjoy a crispy, tangy apple than by taking a big bite out of a caramel apple. They're delicious, nutritious, and they make autumn feel just a

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HOW TO: Make a DIY Statue of Liberty Costume for Halloween

HOW TO: Make a DIY Statue of Liberty Costume for Halloween

Lena Sekine made this majestic Lady Liberty costume for her daughter Maya last Halloween.  Because it was a favorite in our 2010 Green Halloween Costume Contest, we thought some of you might want to

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New Study: Kids’ Brains Absorb Twice as Much Cellphone Radiation as Adults

New Study: Kids’ Brains Absorb Twice as Much Cellphone Radiation as Adults

Could giving a cell phone to your kid be considered child abuse? Cell phones are widely believed to cause cancer because of the radiofrequency electromagnetic fields they use. Now, a new scientific study

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HOW TO: Make a DIY Cardboard Box Robot Costume for Halloween

HOW TO: Make a DIY Cardboard Box Robot Costume for Halloween

Need some inspiration to get started on some awesome DIY costumes for the kids this Halloween?  Cindy Young, mom of the adorable robot above and founder of green parenting blog One Part Sunshine entered

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HOW TO: Make an Easy Eco-Friendly Frog Costume for Halloween

HOW TO: Make an Easy Eco-Friendly Frog Costume for Halloween

Looking for DIY costume ideas for the upcoming holiday?  Mom Mika's frog creation won last year's Inhabitots Green Halloween Costume Contest and she's graciously agreed to share the how-to.  Click

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New Study Links In Utero BPA Exposure To Breast Cancer

New Study Links In Utero BPA Exposure To Breast Cancer

Bisphenol A, a compound found in many hard plastic bottles and cans, is one of the most pervasive chemicals in the modern world. The chemical has been detected in the bodily fluids of more than 90 percent

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Philippe Nigro’s ‘Build Up’ Child’s Chair and Table is Made out of Cardboard

Philippe Nigro’s ‘Build Up’ Child’s Chair and Table is Made out of Cardboard

‘Build Up’ child’s chair and table designed by Philippe Nigro would be the perfect addition to any eco-kids room.  Made from cardboard, the pieces are shipped flat with easy to put together folding

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The Milk Truck Mobile Breastfeeding Unit Takes to the Streets of Pittsburgh

The Milk Truck Mobile Breastfeeding Unit Takes to the Streets of Pittsburgh

A giant pink breast has just rolled into Pittsburgh, and it's there to stay for the next two and a half months. The three foot tall breast sits atop Jill Miller's Milk Truck, a mobile breastfeeding unit

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High Levels of BPA Were Found in Campbell’s and Other Canned Kids Foods

High Levels of BPA Were Found in Campbell’s and Other Canned Kids Foods

Kids may love the fun shapes in the Disney themed soups above, but parents should be concerned about what is inside the can.  An alarming recent study has revealed the presence of BPA in Cambell's

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Rebrickable Offers New Things to Build with Old LEGO Sets

Rebrickable Offers New Things to Build with Old LEGO Sets

It's always tempting to buy the newest set of legos despite the huge collection you have at home, especially if your child is insistent.  The new website Rebrickable helps you repurpose all of the LEGO

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Dr. Oz Finds Arsenic in Many Top Brands of Apple Juice

Dr. Oz Finds Arsenic in Many Top Brands of Apple Juice

You may have already heard about the high levels of arsenic found in Mott’s Apple Juice, but NBC’s Medical Expert, Dr. Oz, reported that his team has found arsenic, which can cause cancer, in more

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6 Tips on How to Fly Your Small Children Cross-Country (Without Benadryl)

6 Tips on How to Fly Your Small Children Cross-Country (Without Benadryl)

When you step on a plane, the sight of a small child sitting near you can often bring anxiety. Screaming, crying, things thrown at the back of your head - these are just some of the scenarios that may

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