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Get Your Next Page Turner from These Independent Bookshops

Put away the iPad and peruse your local independent bookstore instead. With toy bins, story times and author meet-and-greets, they beat the internet for igniting little imaginations!

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20 Baby Memory Books & Baby Journals

Keepsake pockets, ink pads and written prompts you’ll want to fill out!

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Are You Ready for a Third Baby?

Chaos, cuddles, endless snacks. Find out about life with a trio.

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5 Ways to Make Your Child’s Transition to Having a Sibling Easier

Expecting number two (or three or four…)? It could be a good time to prepare your child to welcome a new member of your family! The transition to the role of big brother or sister can be tough for little…

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10 Unique Baby Shower Games Your Friends Will Love

From crafting blocks to matching socks, these are games that won’t make guests cringe.

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25 Smart Ways to Save Big During Your Baby’s First Year

Hold on to that wallet! Before you buy, read these tips for saving money when you have a new baby.

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Got a Crying Baby? This Book May Help

Moimoi will entertain and soothe your crying baby.

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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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Unique Baby Shower Books

This list includes books with beautiful messages, gorgeous illustrations, and in various styles

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Make 2021 the Year of Family Service Traditions

“Your kids likely won’t remember a toy they received at the holidays or on a birthday but they will remember the memories that were made when you were volunteering together and how great they felt doing good for others.”

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13 Creative Tooth Fairy Ideas for Parents

Today is National Tooth Fairy Day!!! Get some clever ideas on what to do when your kiddo loses the next tooth!

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Entertaining Tummy Time Activities for Baby

“Thankfully, tummy time doesn’t have to be a struggle for your baby. It can be fun when adding in these entertaining tummy time activities into your baby’s everyday life!”

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The Best Apps to Help You Stay Organized at Home

Whether you are navigating the trials and tribulations of a certain pandemic or simply trying to stay on top of a busy school and work week, staying organized can make the difference between enjoying the weather or spiraling into chaos.

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So You’re Having Twins? Here’s the Advice That’s Not in the Books

“A crash course in topics not found in baby books that will actually help you in those early months with two newborns.”

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19 Essential Apps for Parents

From sound machines that’ll help you get a few more moments of sleep to tracking apps that’ll help you log everything from feedings to milestones, these are the apps every parent needs.

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Newborn Must-Haves You’ll Need in the First Weeks

Stock up on these basics before your baby arrives and you’ll be covered for the first few weeks.

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This New Collab Is Making It Even Easier to Create Keepsake Photo Albums

It’s now easier than ever to create photo albums of all those awesome memories.

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Dear Cancer: A Mother’s Answer to the Unanswered Questions

Photo: Robin L. Reynolds
I remember the day my heart was broken. It was in the early morning hours of May 12th. Wearing the baggy pink sweatpants I purchased the night before, I sat in a stiff vinyl hospital chair.…

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10 Ways for New Moms to Feel Like Themselves Again

Feeling a little lost post-baby? Reconnect with your old self while rockin’ it as a new mama with these tips.

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6 Ways to Prepare for Baby Number Three

Hopefully, this shortlist can help a bit as you and your family expect and welcome baby #3!

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10 Splurge-Worthy Keepsake Gifts for Baby

Help new parents remember every magical moment with these special, splurgy keepsake gifts for babies.

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These 4 Books Are the Perfect Baby Shower Gifts

Ditch the onesies and opt for these great reads that baby and mama can enjoy together.

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8 Books to Help Your Kid Prepare for New Sibling

A new brother or sister sounds like a great idea, but once the squalling bundle comes home, it can be a different story! These books can help.

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Perfectly Posh & Trendy Baby Gear Inspired by the Royal Baby

All the trendiest gear for your own royal baby.

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Take Your Baby Memory Book to the Next Level

Here are 9 visually stunning ways to chronicle your pregnancy and baby’s first magical moments.

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Best Places to Buy a Baby Shower Gift

Find the most thoughtful gift for that upcoming baby shower with these ideas around town!

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How to Raise Bilingual Kids from Their Very First Word

Check out these resources and strategies to thoughtfully introduce media into your home and help you raise bilingual kids.

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You Won’t Believe These Pics from Cardi B’s “Bronx Fairy-Tale” Baby Shower

From a baby book library to a baby bodega, Cardi B’s baby shower is one for the look books.

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How to Overcome the Overwhelm as a New Parent

Becoming a new parent is an overwhelming experience by itself. And being overwhelmed is not necessarily a bad thing. We can feel overwhelmed with joy, happiness, and a sense of pride in seeing our new child in our arms. However,…

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LA Moms Share Their New Year’s Resolutions

These LA moms’ new year resolutions will make 2018 the best year yet.

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You’ll Love This Boy’s Letter to the Tooth Fairy, but You’ll Love the Hilarious Response Even More

This little boy was hoping to up the ante on the value of his lost tooth, but what he got back was priceless.

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Turn Your Texts Into a Baby Book With This Cool New Service

This new text message-based service aims to make keeping track of your baby’s milestones easier than ever.

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These Comic Strips Sum up Parenting

Some parents do baby books, but this new dad does cartoons and they’re spot-on.

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5 Simple, Meaningful Birthday Traditions That Our Family Loves

Here are a few of our birthday traditions we’ve started with our children. The best part about is that they cost almost nothing, yet are still very meaningful.

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The Ultimate Guide to Summer Storytimes

With a bajillion storytime options, the D.C. area makes it easy to avoid brain drain this summer.

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