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You Can Now Add Your Pet on Tinybeans

Your favorite furry friend is a part of your family.

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How to Make It through the Rest of Summer & Keep Your Cool

The endless repetitions of “I’m booooooored…” interspersed with refusals to help around the house and suddenly you’re triggered. Sound familiar?

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4 Unexpected Life Lessons My Kids Are Learning from Our Dog

I have always been a dog lover. I grew up with a rotating pack of dogs who were way more than pets — they were true members of our family. They went on roadtrips with us, slept in our beds,…

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Yes, Sexting Happens in Middle School. Here’s How to Talk to Kids about It

“Developing healthy online habits takes attention, discussion, and lots of practice. The road is full of bumps but luckily gets smoother as parents help kids navigate the potholes.”

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10 Things to Consider before Sharing Kid Pics on Social Media

There’s a fine line between sharing photos of your kids on social media and oversharing.

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Is America Returning to Normal? The Proof Is in the Pudding

With a return to normal slowly becoming a reality, American’s shopping patterns are telling a unique story. It’s no secret that over the past year, everyone’s shopping habits changed drastically, but the biggest indicator that we are turning a corner…

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Grow Your Child’s Cognitive Skills through Gardening

“Plant a garden with your child and watch their test scores, behavior, and language skills bloom.”

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5 Ways Moms Can Help Balance Work & Family Time

“Here are specific tips to keep in mind to have a sense of balance in your life as a working mom.”

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11 Phrases That Will Get Your Kids to Listen (No Joke!)

If there’s one thing parents learn rather quickly, it’s that the words “kid” and “listen” are not always compatible.

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New Research Sheds Light on Bilingual Baby Talk

Here’s what science has to say about baby talk.

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“Space Jam: A New Legacy” Toy Line Is a Nostalgic Slam Dunk

The new basketball ball flick is getting a fun-filled line of toys.

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New Poll Shows Tooth Fairy Is Dishing Out More Cash Than Ever

The Tooth fairy is leaving kids a record payout .

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Got a Crying Baby? This Book May Help

Moimoi will entertain and soothe your crying baby.

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7 Tips for the Ultimate Lemonade Stand

It’s summer! These top tips will help your kid be the boss of the best lemonade stand in town.

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Is a Video Game the Key to Identifying ADHD in Kids? This Study Says Yes

A new study claims to have developed a video game that allows the identification and evaluation of the degree of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents

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10 Mindfulness Exercises Kids Can Do in the Car

“These ten activities can help bring mindfulness into your daily routine and kids think they are calming and fun.”

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Go Ahead & Eat the Pizza

“When I find myself getting distracted during work and wanting to see my kid, that’s what I do. It’s like having a craving for pizza, you know you’re not going to get over it until you just eat a damn slice.”

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How to Take Photos of Your Kid Like a Professional

If you truly are feeling BLAH about appearing on camera, you can still take a beautiful close-up of your kids to use on the card!

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School Shootings & the Tipping Point for Teens Who Have Had Enough

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Teen activists may hold an answer to school shootings.
I say “may” and “an answer” because each shooting is different. There’s no one reason for them.

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There is a common denominator. It’s…

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Vrbo Data Shows Pets Are Becoming a Part of the Family Vacation

Vrbo offers some tips for families looking to travel with their pets.

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The Mental & Social Challenges of a Unique School Year

“According to the experts, one of the best things parents can do is to help children articulate and define what they’re feeling.”

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When Your Child Receives An Autism Diagnosis: The Stages Might Surprise You

Photo: Stacey Lynn Wells
Life with an autistic child happens in stages. And thankfully so! If we, as their parents, had to undertake every single aspect all at once, we might not be able to shoulder the weight and escape…

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Baby Not Sleeping a Wink? Here’s What You Need to Do

Photo: Sarah Shreves
The first three months of life are often referred to as the fourth trimester when your little one is still adjusting to life outside of the womb. During this adjustment, baby is depending on you to lead in…

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6 Strategies to Stop Siblings Fights & Restore the Peace

“Siblings fight, but they can learn to work it out, makeup, and get their needs met. The important thing is to stay calm and help each child verbalize feelings without throwing a fit or a fist.”

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FDA Approves First Prescription Video Game for Kids with ADHD

EndeavorRx is indicated to improve attention function.

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5 Ways to Reduce Pet Anxiety as We Get Ready to Leave Home Again

“It’s important to know that new routines can be tricky for humans and animals alike, but rest assured that with patience and persistence, you and your pup can get through it together.”

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Quarantining with Teenagers

“I’m constantly implementing positive parenting techniques more now than ever. Here are a few tips that you can also do yourself!”

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Why Kids Regress During Times of Stress & 7 Things Do About It

“Our kids whine or cry, our teenager throws a tantrum, our potty-trained child has an accident—pay attention! They don’t just need our attention, but the inward emotions are asking for their attention and need to be addressed.”

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The AKC Offers Fun & Educational Activities for Young Dog Lovers

Now that the kids are home they can spend more time doting on their pets.

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