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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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Win almost $300 in prizes from awesome globally-inspired children's products.

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A celebration of faith around the world through simple text and rich illustrations.

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Reading, curating and subverting children's books to expand the definition of normal

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