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Take the Day Off from Being Chief Home Officer

“This isn’t a call for some grand gesture so much as it is an urging toward intentionally enjoying ourselves now and then for no other purpose than to bring happiness back into our parenting.”

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The System Is Failing Our Autistic Adults

“For families like mine, who support a loved one with autism, our daily fight advocating for services, resources and equality lasts for the entirety of our child’s life and likely beyond my own lifetime.”

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Blaming versus Giving the Benefit of the Doubt

What does attribution style have to do with parenting? A lot more than you realize.

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Why Kids Test Our Limits & What to Do About It

“Most parents assume that the solution to children not listening (or deliberately ignoring) limits is, you guessed it, more limits. And stronger enforcement of limits.”

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Always Buy Cereal & Other Lessons I’ve Learned from a 13-Year-Old

“I’m learning that the best way to parent teenagers is to see them, hear them, and accept them for who they are right now…and feed them lots and lots of cereal.”

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Tiny Birth Stories: We Delivered More Than Just Christmas Cookies

Here are five birth stories that will have you laughing, crying and nodding your head in solidarity. 

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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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My Kids Are Going Back to School & This Is How I’m Coping

“On the outside, I appear to be calm about my kids going back to school. But I still find myself waking up in the middle of the night from anxiety.”

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Disney Cancel’s Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for 2020

The theme parks are not taking any chances when it comes encouraging even larger crowds.

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Universal Studios’ “Secret Life of Pets” Ride Set to Open Next Month

This new attraction has all your fave pals from the lovable films.

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Mom Receives Hilarious Text about Her Kid & We Can’t Stop Laughing

Let’s just say there’s a birthday suit involved.

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How to Prepare Your Child for Nursery School

As parents and caregivers, we want to strike a balance between communicating necessary information to children so that they know what to expect and giving them too much information—which may contribute to increased anxiety about a situation.

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How Can I Help My Anxious Kid Get Ready for Nursery School?

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As the start of the school year approaches, parents of young children who are entering nursery school for the first time are wondering what the best way to prepare their child for this transition is. As someone who…

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Josie Totah Will Star in Peacock’s “Saved By the Bell” Reboot

The reboot will hit the streaming service in April of this year.

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Mom’s Viral Post Is an Important Reminder: Stop Apologizing

Every one should read this powerful message.

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Muggles Rejoice! The Third Fantastic Beasts Film Has a Release Date

You’ll have to wait longer than usual to get your Fantastic Beasts fix.

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Here’s How Many Babies You Can Expect to Be Born 9 Months from Today

Does the day of love mean more November birthdays?

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This Is America’s Favorite Halloween Candy

Think you know your state’s top selling Halloween treat?

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: July 6, 2018

Thank you, Twitter parents for making us laugh this week.

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Chip & Joanna Share Pics of Baby Crew (& What the Name Means to Them)

The newest (and oh-so-adorable) Gaines baby is here!

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The Secret to Getting Your Kids to Do Their Chores—Without Asking

When it comes to getting your kids to do their chores, the struggle is real.

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How Families Can Help Puerto Rico as Hurricane Season Starts

Hurricane season officially started June 1, and the still-rebuilding island may be in the path of danger yet again.

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Dear Husband: I NEED More Help from You

Read the complete viral letter from one mom whose relatable words speak for so many tired moms.

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Here Is Patton Oswald’s Daughter’s Hilarious Short Story, “Fart Land”

This little girl’s hilarious short story is already a major hit on social media.

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What Happens to Your Belly Button During Pregnancy? Khloe Kardashian Is Super Grossed Out

Khloe Kardashian’s fear of belly buttons is kicking into high gear now that she’s expecting.

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What to Say When Your Kid Asks If Santa Is Real or Not

We all know the holiday story of Santa Claus, the magical Christmas gift giver said to bring presents to all of the well-behaved children in the world on the single night of Christmas Eve. He accomplishes this with the help…

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