You’ll Sleep when Your Newborn Lets You (start evil laugh)

May is Better Sleep Month – but try telling that to parents of newborns.

According to baby-breathing-monitor maker Owlet Baby Care, just 5% of parents with a newborn (zero to six months old) are getting the recommended eight hours of sleep a night.

A full 43% of them get…

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Child Food Insecurity Rates Reach Double Digits in Some U.S. Counties

The economy has improved since the depths of the Great Recession, but millions of Americans are still facing food insecurity every day, according to data compiled by food bank network Feeding America.

Using data from several sources, the non-profit compiled a portrait of American hunger that, in some parts…

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Mother's Day: The Guilt Factor

With Mother’s Day happening this weekend, (you did remember, didn’t you?), let’s look at one of the big drivers of Mother’s Day gift-giving: guilt.

Guilt is a powerful motivator – especially with men – and marketers have long used it to their advantage.

And boy, can men…

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Biking to Work: How U.S. Cities Stack Up

Coming right up is national Bike to Work Week (May 16-20) and Bike to Work Day (May 20). This is a time to celebrate the healthiest and greenest commuters in the nation.

To mark the occasion, the U.S. Census Bureau set out to highlight the U.S. cities…

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Protect Your Pets from Ticks

This year’s mild winter will produce a big tick season – one that you’ll want to protect your pets from.

The pet care pros at Canine Company say that flea and tick season will come early this year, and is likely to be intense. To make things worse, the…

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