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76 Hilarious Mom Memes to Get You Through the day

Are those tears of laughter, or just actual tears? We’ve got your antidote for a tough—or average—day of parenting.

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How COVID, 2 Dogs & a Boy Changed Everything

“At the start of the pandemic, I worried something awful that COVID was going to rob my son of his childhood innocence. Little did I know, there were two, four-legged beings there to protect it all along.”

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What Children Will Need Most Post COVID

“Trying to make up for academic losses can backfire if the social and emotional losses are not addressed first.”

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An Open Letter to the “Lazy” Mother in the Grocery Store

“There is a pervasive assumption that mothers should be ‘on’ at all times.”

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Target’s Adorable Valentine’s Succulents Are All You Need to Feel the Love

You’ll fall in love with these mini animal succulents.

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Starbucks’ New Cinnamon Shortbread Latte Will Be Your New Winter Obsession

You know all about the PSL—now, meet the Starbucks CSL.

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How to Watch the New “Trolls” Holiday Special

Your family won’t want to miss this toe-tapping, made-for-television movie.

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Just Opened: The Sweetest Fudge, Sorbet & Ice Cream at Craigers

Get the scoop on the pint-sized storefront that is the South Bay’s newest sweet spot.

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The Sanctuary at Soledad Has the Cutest Kids (Except Yours)

Discover the animal sanctuary in Mojave where you can meet everyone from Petunia the pig to loads of the cutest baby goats you’ll ever see!

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Fill Your Cup First

Photo: http://mitovskalifecoach.blogspot.com/ , Kathy Gorohoff
I read so many different articles each day about how to take care of yourself, how to love yourself and how to treat yourself right. This article from Tiny Buddha that I read recently inspired…

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Serve Yourself Some Decadence at the New N’ice Cream

Peanut butter and jelly. Macaroni and cheese. Some things belong together. Like gelato and serve-yourself. A perfect combination, now available at the new N’ice Cream in Playa Vista.

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Dance & Stroll at the Mississippi Street Fair

Dance, stroll and check out the dunk tank at this popular street fair in the hip Mississippi Historic District.

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The Pool of Dreams Beckons

Sometimes at this point in summer we can feel a little…uninspired. We’ve hit our fave playgrounds, concerts, beaches and fountains. We’ve ridden our bikes a-plenty, boogied in farm fields and city blocks, vacationed, camped and eaten our weight in s’mores.…

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Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner: The Burger Lounge

Heads up kids!  A new burger joint!  In Los Angeles!
We know.  Even our kids know.  Like a hole in the head this town needs a new place to get a burger.  But bear with us.  We’re on your side…

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Miracle on Wilshire Boulevard: Miracle Mile Toys & Games

Toy stores are great.  For about thirty seconds.  That’s about when kids start going Wiley Coyote over everything they see, and it becomes less and less possible to avert the shaming eyes of the owner.  But honestly, what did they…

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Take a Day Trip to the Russian River

In the heat of the summer, there is nothing like a canoeing day trip on the Russian River. Leave early and drive up to Guerneville, a small town along the river in Sonoma County. Visions of swimming and frolicking in…

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Get Out and Play Seattle: November 26

Family fun abounds, from a party for salmon watchers, an ornament workshop, holiday plays and puppet shows—even a tree-lighting/gingerbread house extravaganza.  If your kiddos fancy floats, there’s no better place to be on Friday than at the Macy’s 24th Annual…

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Color Me House: The Eco-Friendly Playhouse

Oh how the kiddos loved it when the new dishwasher arrived in that delightfully big box that provided hours of enjoyment. It was a house or fort or plane, and was so much fun to color on its walls (with…

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Explore: Solano Ave, Part Two

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Solano Ave, Part Two
The perfect antidote to the mall–the Albany end of Solano Avenue, bordered on the west by San Pablo Avenue, is known as the Kids’ Block and is packed with child-friendly (not to mention wallet-friendly) stores.…

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