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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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Win an Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Kit Worth $90!

Win an Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Kit Worth $90!

The back to school season is exciting but it's also expensive - books and pencils might be made of paper and wood but they don't just grow on trees, ya know? So why not alleviate your financial burden a

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Top 6 Must-Have Green Supplies for Back to School!

Top 6 Must-Have Green Supplies for Back to School!

While some parents think of it as the “most wonderful time of the year,” the back-to-school season can be stressful with long lists of supplies to stock up on for your kids. The good news?

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GIVEAWAY: Win a $150 Green Shopping Spree on Totsy.com!

GIVEAWAY: Win a $150 Green Shopping Spree on Totsy.com!

Calling all eco-friendly moms! Looking to update your little one's wardrobe for the fall? Then check out Totsy, a fabulous flash sale site for eco-kids and green moms on a budget. This week we've

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Our Baby Website Inhabitots Turns 3!

Our Baby Website Inhabitots Turns 3!

Little Haby is growing up so quickly! Inhabitots turned 3 years old this past week, and in celebration of our little one's special day, Inhabitots’ managing editor Julie Seguss rounded up her top

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Vinci Touchpad Computer for Babies Coming Soon to Amazon

Vinci Touchpad Computer for Babies Coming Soon to Amazon

Like it or not, we live in a wired world - so why not start teaching tots the basics of technology from a young age? Enter the Vinci, a 7-inch tablet computer designed especially for babies. The

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VIDEO: Soleil Moon Frye of Punky Brewster Fame Tells Us About Her Eco Baby Boutique

VIDEO: Soleil Moon Frye of Punky Brewster Fame Tells Us About Her Eco Baby Boutique

You may know her as Punky Brewster, but actress Soleil Moon Frye has grown out of the pigtails and into a successful entrepreneur and spokesperson for sustainable products and beauty. We caught up with

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Real Life Wall-E Made From LEGO Mindstorms & Motors!

Real Life Wall-E Made From LEGO Mindstorms & Motors!

If there is something that we can be sure of, it's that LEGOs really can be used to build just about anything. From computers and cameras to animals and robots, we've seen our favorite building blocks

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Vote Now for Barbie’s New Sustainably Designed Dream House!

Vote Now for Barbie’s New Sustainably Designed Dream House!

Now that Barbie has taken on the profession of architecture, it’s about time for her dream house to receive a sustainable makeover. Thankfully, four out of the five finalists in AIA’s Architect

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VIDEO: Unplugged on a Rug Hosts a Green Play Date for Eco Kids

VIDEO: Unplugged on a Rug Hosts a Green Play Date for Eco Kids

Every kid needs to get out of the house and interact with other children once in a while, and those occasions are great times to introduce them to green group play. If you live in NY, Unplugged on a

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Study Shows Kids Can Predict the Future of Technology

Study Shows Kids Can Predict the Future of Technology

When Whitney Houston belted out the line “children are our are future, teach them well and let them lead the way” she definitely knew more than she led on. A recent study conducted by

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INTERVIEW: Designer Hugh Hayden and His Amazing Recycled Tennis Ball Furniture

INTERVIEW: Designer Hugh Hayden and His Amazing Recycled Tennis Ball Furniture

We love being on hand for spring design shows because they offer rare up close and personal access to the designers we mostly admire from afar the rest of the year. Last year, we were fortunate enough to

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