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From cancer risk to eye color, human genetics determines who you are, based on the DNA you inherit from your parents. But what is...

How to Choose the Gender of Your Baby

Curious about whether gender selection is truly possible? Is selecting the gender of your baby a real thing? Valid medical procedures do exist which allow...


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Running Wild and Pulling Hair: 18 Month Old Development

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Foolproof Steps for Roasting Pumpkin Seeds at Home

As Halloween approaches, you're probably ready to carve jack-o’-lanterns. Over 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkin are sold each year, and most are just thrown away. Don’t just carve...
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Five Little Pumpkins – Quintessential Halloween Poems for Preschoolers

Remember the folk poem, the Five Little Pumpkins?  Fall into autumn with these classic poems about pumpkins every preschooler loves to learn! Poems and Fingerplays About Pumpkins Five...

Sonnet 116: Marriage of True Minds Love Poem By Shakespeare

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Fortnite Christmas Music Videos for the Holidays

It's not the holidays without a little Fortnite music! Here's the Fortnite Christmas 2018 theme music and some nostalgic clips of holiday songs from...

Fun National Days Every Family Should Celebrate

This list of unofficial National Days is guaranteed to provide a year's worth of family fun. From Star Wars Day to Doughnut Day, even pi...

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