Mary Jo DiLonardo

Mary Jo DiLonardo
Mary Jo DiLonardo is a senior writer and editor at MNN. She has covered health, education, parenting, pets and more for media outlets such as WebMD and Atlanta magazine, and has contributed to, Ladies Home Journal, Parents and Family Fun magazines. She wrote a family travel book for Random House and worked on several national radio shows.

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Why kids like the dog better than their siblings

150 years before Darwin, she mastered art to learn about ecology

Kind young actor takes in his ailing 89-year-old neighbor ... and her cat

Puppies found alive after Italian avalanche

A breathtaking look at our national parks in winter

Do potatoes and toast pose a cancer risk?

This puppy swallowed an 8-inch knife — but don't worry, she's fine!

Abused dog that had nose and ears cut off is doing 'remarkably well'

Why you need to walk at lunchtime

Mysterious stranding kills dozens of false killer whales

Mom and kids with no skills built this house from video tutorials

Woodland creatures build snowmen, toss snowballs in photographer's winter playground