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How to make Moth Broth and wow your kids this summer

A luna moth is found on the stone steps outside a home in Hancock County in June of 2016. It was attracted to the porch light overnight and remained there in the morning. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)  
Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN

This summer you can wow your kids with this fun (and stinky) science project that will attract moths and turn a fun adventure in entomology into an unforgettable educational experience.

7 Gross sweets every kid in Maine will eat

7 Gross sweets every kid in Maine eats

When I was a small kid, I spent most of my allowance on those cheap, little wax-wrapped jewels that stuck to my teeth and had an aftertaste of bad decisions. As a parent, I spend an inordinate amount of time trying to convince my kids that sugar bugs will eat their beautiful teeth if they keep pounding back the sugar, but they insist, and I occasionally relent.

Five killer stress busters that made me a better mother

Five killer stress busters that made me a better mother (At least I'd like to think they did) By Diane Atwood

On Christmas day, 1983, my husband and I had our first child. If nothing much had stressed me out before, now that I was a mother, nearly everything did.