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Monday, June 20th, 2011

10 Healthy Kid Snacks From Around the World

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10 Healthy Kid Snacks From Around the World
Tired of crackers, cheerios and raisins? Try one of our snack suggestions from countries like Palestine, Brazil and Morocco for some new ideas to jazz up your snack repertoire.   1. Mexican Paletas (popsicles)   With flavors like coconut pineapple, cucumber chili and banana milk, these blow your average popsicle out of the water.   2. Middle Eastern Nut-Stuffed Dates   Slice a date in half, remove the pit and stuff each side with a pecan, walnut or almond.  Read more »
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From The West’s Strange Relationship to Babies and Sleep
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Matches my experiences with the power of the surrounding language :...
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From What Cultural Norms Around Bare Feet Taught This Mother in Guatemala
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From What Cultural Norms Around Bare Feet Taught This Mother in Guatemala
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From What Cultural Norms Around Bare Feet Taught This Mother in Guatemala
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