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Parents Reveal Back to School Shopping Plans in New Survey

Parents have BIG spending plans this year!

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Survey Says: Mother’s Day Is More Important Than Ever Before

After the pandemic, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate the big day.

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How to Appreciate Your Teacher In-Person or from Home

Teacher Appreciation Week is always important, but this year, even more so.

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6 Thoughtful Printables to Say Thank You to Your Teacher

It’s nearly time to close the book on this non-conventional school year. These free printables are an easy way to express gratitude to the teachers in your life.

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The Wiggles

Get Your Wiggle on with a New Song Celebrating Diversity

The Wiggles are celebrating their 30th anniversary.

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An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Children Gratitude

“In my professional expert opinion, most children want to be helpful and show appreciation, it’s the way children’s brains are wired. Being thankful is intrinsically motivating, which is behavior that is driven by internal reward.”

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Local Parents Reveal What They Loved About 2020 (Really!)

2020 wasn’t all bad, these Portland parents share what they liked best about the year.

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Starbucks’ Irish Cream Cold Brew Is Back for the Second Year

Get this Irish cream treat right now—minus the boozy ingredients.

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Why There’s No Such Thing as Magic Words

“When the magic words don’t work—when the child is asking for something the parent is unable or unwilling to give—little Evan or Marguerite is disappointed, even upset to the point of melt-down.”

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Why I’m Grateful to Caregivers Everywhere

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I have bipolar disorder. My husband is my caregiver. He didn’t sign up for this gig when we met, except for later vowing the part about “in sickness and in health” when we married. I could not negotiate life…

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Sports donuts

Krispy Kreme Celebrates Sports with Limited Edition Sports Dozen

Customers can receive the offer at participating shops via carryout or drive-thru. 

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Straight A Dozen

Krispy Kreme Celebrates Educator Appreciation Week

All educators will receive a free doughnuts.

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DIY Father’s Day Gifts for the Guy Who Has Everything

If you still haven’t found that perfect Father’s Day gift, homemade is the way to go when it comes to gifting Dad with something special.

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A Heartfelt Way to Brighten Someone’s Day (Hint: It Involves Chocolate)

Customize a box of chocolates for someone special and brighten their day.

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The Importance of Practicing Gratitude & Appreciation

“Take a moment to step back and show gratitude for all the awesome things going on in your life and all across the world! Your mental health depends on it!”

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9 Simple & Unique Ways to Say Thank You, Every Day!

Express gratitude with one of these out-of-the-box ideas.

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Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon Sings a Song Dedicated to Teachers & We Totally Agree with Him

Send some gratitude to the educators who have touched your life.

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Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper Announces Awards Show for Teachers

He will surprise teachers with supplies, donations and more.

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CVS Pharmacy Celebrates Moms by Giving Free Cards to Customers

CVS wants to ensure that no mom goes card-less this Mother’s Day.

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Curious to Know What Your Teenage Daughter Thinks about Life at the Moment?

If you have a teenage girl and you are wondering how she is handling (or not handling) the COVID-19 outbreak, here are five questions to ask her and open the lines of communication.

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Reese Witherspoon Is Giving Teachers Free Draper James Dresses for Their Hard Work

The Oscar-winning actress wants to show her gratitude during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Should You Tip the Babysitter?

When it comes to tipping the babysitter, are you team tip or no tip?

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Chillin’ with the Goats on Chicago’s West Side

Have silly, giggle-filled fun with goats with the family on Chicago’s west side.

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Nurses Can Score a BOGO Burrito at Chipotle Today (June 4) Only

Today, June 4, 2019 is Nurses Appreciation Day at Chipotle and they’re celebrating by giving all nurses a buy one, get on free deal.

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Disney World Wants to Help Teachers Have a Magical Summer

Because teachers deserve a vacation after a long school year.

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Here Are All the Freebies for Teacher Appreciation Week

Share this list with a teacher in your life!

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This is What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day, According to Research

This year’s Modern Family Index gives us all the details on moms in the workforce.

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Why Don’t We Talk about This More Often?

Musings on parenthood: the good, the challenging and the amazing.

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