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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 Why African Babies Don’t Cry
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From Why African Toddlers Don’t Have Tantrums
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[…] http://www.incultureparent.com/2013/04/5-games-to-get-your-bilingual-child-talking/ […...
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From 6 Days in Nicaragua with Kids
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From The West’s Strange Relationship to Babies and Sleep
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From The West’s Strange Relationship to Babies and Sleep
[…] Read the full article The West’s Strange Relationship to Babies and Sleep […...
From The West’s Strange Relationship to Babies and Sleep
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[…] In Culture Parenting. (2012). Breastfeeding around the world. Retrieved from http://www.incultureparent.com/2012/03/breastfeeding-around-the-world/#slide1 […...
From Breastfeeding Around the World
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From The West’s Strange Relationship to Babies and Sleep
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From Why People Tell Me I’m Not Really Jamaican
Matches my experiences with the power of the surrounding language :...
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From Why African Babies Don’t Cry
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From 7 Diverse Children’s Cartoons (where the main character isn’t the standard white one)
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From Why African Babies Don’t Cry