January 2017 was the third warmest January in 137 years of modern record-keeping. Approximately 40 percent of the lakes in the U.S. are polluted for fishing, aquatic life or swimming, and pollution is one of the biggest global killers, affecting over 100 million people, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fact sheet titled “Nonpoint Source Pollution: The Nation’s Largest Water Quality Problem.”
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To some, baking holiday cookies with kids sounds like a recipe for disaster. It’s not difficult to imagine all the mess and the drama. With a pinch of preparation and a dash of extra patience, baking with your children can be educational and, yes, even a lot of fun. Find mom-tested tips and recipes here.
Today's parents are faced with many limitations when preparing a special birthday treat for their child to share with their classmates. Here are some tried and true school birthday treats that are safe for all kids but are so delicious and fun, students won’t even realize they are gluten-free, nut-free or dairy-free.
Welcoming a new baby into the world is a time full of emotions — joy, excitement and perhaps even a little anxiety. To some, the first year can seem even more challenging the second time around. Now, you’ve got a new baby and their older sibling to care for. How do you manage all of their needs at once? Here is some advice from parenting experts, as well as experienced parents themselves, on how to survive the first year — again.