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Updated: March 2, 2021

10 Sustainable Gifts for Everyone On Your List

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Packing for College: Take It or Leave It

Packing for College: Take It or Leave It

This may seem obvious, but there are really only a few things that you'll need at college – and many things you'll want to bring. If you lucked out with a huge dorm room – yes, we're all envious – you have much more liberty in deciding what goes with you. For the rest of you, one piece of advice: Don't overpack. You'll end up being stuck with stuff you won't use, and it will take up precious space that can help keep you sane.

Regardless of your room size, here are some must-haves, in no particular order:

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Ensuring Balanced Nutrition on a Vegetarian Diet

Meeting protein needs

Ensuring Balanced Nutrition on a Vegetarian Diet

All vegetarians can easily meet their protein needs. Protein doesn’t discriminate; it’s found in both animal and plant foods. Low-fat dairy and eggs can provide generous amounts of protein for vegetarians who dare to eat them, and the vegans in the crowd should become close pals with tofu, nuts, seeds, lentils, and tempeh.

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Updated: January 25, 2022

6 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gifts for Your Little One From Amazon Prime

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If you're a busy parent, you know that you're not going to have time to bake or craft your child a Valentine's Day gift this year. Enter Amazon Prime!

Updated: April 20, 2022

Pet Care for Kids: Age-Appropriate Ways For Kids to Help

Pet Care for Kids: Age-Appropriate Ways For Kids to Help

When choosing a pet, make sure the temperament of the animal matches your family and lifestyle. Make it clear to the adoption agency or pet store that pet care for kids is important to your family. Pets can bring many years of joy if chosen correctly, and pet care can help teach children kindness and patience. For a fun activity, have your child use this printable to sort animals by identifying ones that make good pets.

More: How Pets Can Impact Kids' Mental Health

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Your Pregnancy Diet

Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

What to eat during pregnancy

In recent years, much has been learned about what constitutes a healthy diet in pregnancy. In addition to the importance of nutrients such as folic acid, there is mounting evidence that a person's health may be influenced by the mother's diet in pregnancy, including whether particular nutrients were received at certain times.

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Symptoms of Iron Deficiency and Sources of Iron

Symptoms of Iron Deficiency and Sources of Iron

Iron deficiency is the most widespread type of vitamin or mineral deficiency in the world. Do you constantly experience sluggishness, irritability, and headaches? Perhaps you suffer from this condition. Let's take a closer look and find out.

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

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Hurricanes can be dangerous killers. Learning the hurricane warning messages and planning ahead can reduce the chances of injury or major property damage.

Plan an evacuation route.

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Updated: March 2, 2021

The 10 Best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Teens

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Updated: March 2, 2021

The Ultimate VSCO Girl Gift Guide

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Stepparenting: A Smooth-Sailing Household

Stepparenting: A Smooth-Sailing Household

How will your new household be run? Many experts suggest establishing guidelines for important family behaviors, especially divisions of labor and difficult areas such as telephone courtesy and mealtimes.

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Healthy Eating: Valuable Vitamins

What are they?

Healthy Eating: Valuable Vitamins

A healthy diet consists not only of optimal portions of macronutrients, but also recommended levels of essential micronutrients. Micronutrients include vitamins and minerals. It is important to recognize whether you are getting what your body needs, and to make necessary changes in your daily diet if you are not.

What Are Vitamins?

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Updated: March 2, 2021

5 Ways to Bond With Your Teen Before College

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The time is approaching to send your teen off to her first year of college. How did this time possibly arrive so fast? Don’t you remember getting dropped off at college yourself like it was yesterday? Though your head and heart may be spinning with questions and emotions, this summer is essentially a milestone moment for your family. Thinking through how you would like to ensure that you get in some bonding time with your teen in advance is important so you can both make the most of this special summer.

What to Feed Your Baby

What to Feed Your Baby

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If you make your own baby food, always cook it thoroughly, especially meat, poultry, and fish. Never feed raw or even softcooked eggs to your baby. (Indeed, most pediatricians would advise you to hold off on eggs altogether until after your baby's first birthday.)

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Tips for Planning a Successful Sleepover Party

Tips for Planning a Successful Sleepover Party

Start planning early

Tips for Planning a Successful Sleepover Party

Sleepover parties can be a blast, but the planning, potential homesickness, and a house full of rambunctious children can put stress on both the parents and kids. These tips for party planning and dealing with a homesick child will help ensure your child's next slumber party is a success.

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Getting a Smart Balance of Fats

Getting a Smart Balance of Fats

While limiting your fat intake is an important strategy for better weight control, the type of fat you eat is equally important to your pursuit of optimal health. Why? Certain kinds of fats are harmful and should be avoided, while others are actually necessary for life. Here are the basics of what you should know about choosing fats.

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Updated: April 2, 2020

Celebrating Your Child's Birthday While Social Distancing

make your child's birthday fun during social distancing

Much of the world has been thrown into lockdowns, told to shelter in place, and instructed to practice social distancing. Even though all of this is out of our control and was totally unpredicted, this is still a disappointing time for a child with a birthday. Of course parties can always be postponed or rescheduled, but if your little one’s birthday falls during this time it is still important to acknowledge and celebrate it.

Updated: April 16, 2022

Prenatal Vitamins: The Benefits and Ingredients to Avoid

Prenatals

A healthy diet is imperative throughout pregnancy. This ensures that your growing baby gets all of the necessary building blocks throughout their development. There will be days when your daily meals will not provide you and your baby with everything you need. That is why a prenatal vitamin is so important! However, with so many products on the market, it can be hard to determine what to look for in this essential multivitamin for expectant moms.