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New Study Shows Swimming Can Boost Kids’ Learning Performance

And you can apply that to other forms of aerobic exercise!

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How to Pet-Proof Your Home

Pet-proofing isn’t all that different from babyproofing. Everything in arms—err, paws reach can be dangerous. Your new dog or cat is small, curious and prone to sniff out excitement (and potentially trouble!) as they explore their new world. Read on…

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Tips for Navigating Fireworks with Dogs

Kids (and kids at heart) all look forward to staying up late and watching fireworks over the summer. But dogs? Not so much. Those loud booms, pops and crackles are enough to make them beeline it for a spot under…

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Everything You Need to Know About Fostering Animals

Thinking about bringing a furry family member into your life? Fostering a pet from a shelter or rescue organization may be the perfect way to ease into pet parenthood. Not only do you get to experience caring for a pet…

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This New App Uses AI to Help Your Child Become a Better Reader

Help your child to read at home with the virtual tutor app.

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This Service Takes the Guesswork Out of Playing to Learn

We all want to give our child the best start possible and that’s why we are beyond excited about The Play Kits by Lovevery toys delivered every few months to help babies develop their skills in a stage-appropriate way

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Up Your Easter Egg Hunt with Skittles New Camouflaged Packs

Make your Easter egg hunt harder with these easy-to-hide Skittles packs.

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I’m a SAHM Turned Working Mom

“When I had my first baby, I quit my job and never looked backed…until now.”

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Christmas

Pandora Announces Dolly Parton & Friends Holiday Special

The virtual event will include Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Brett Eldredge and Carly Pearce.

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Cerebelly x Peppa Pig Smart Bars

Cerebelly Collaborates with Peppa Pig for Launch of Smart Bars

The Peppa Pig Smart Bars are perfect for children age one and older.

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Why It’s Okay to Teach Your Child to Believe in Santa

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One would be hard-pressed to go anywhere at this time of year and not see Santa Claus represented. Depending on the age of your child, you will confront the inevitable queries from them or ponder for yourself the…

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Too Late! This Deal is Over.

For a gift the whole family will enjoy, turn to Springfree Trampoline.

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Panda Crate Is an Awesome New Subscription Service for Your Little Learner

Oh baby, this subscription service is educational fun!

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Save 15% on Awesome Smilo Baby Products

When it comes to your baby, only the best will do. Which is why Smilo is backed by science and patented technology to make the absolute best for your little one, from pacifiers to nursing pillows to bottles and beyond.…

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This Mom Breastfed Her 3-Month-Old Son…While Running an Ultra Marathon

This mom is proof that women really are superheroes that walk—or in this case, run—among us.

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Why Doesn’t Anyone Want to Try Jennifer Garner’s New Baby Food Line?

Jennifer Garner sold her baby food in this grocery store.

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This Photographer Took On Mommy Shaming In the Best Way

This photo shoot shows the harsh truths about mommy-shaming.

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“Google, Tell Me Something Good” Is the Good News Fix You Need Right Now

Your Google Assistant can now brighten your day with a simple one-sentence command.

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The First and ONLY Kids Shoe Club

This new subscription service is downright awesome. Read on for the scoop!

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Amazon’s Fastest Kids Tablet Is Available for Pre-Order

Amazon has just released its biggest and fastest tablet for kids yet.

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These NFL Players Say Tackle Football Isn’t Safe for Kids & the Youth Sport Should End

Here’s why you should think twice about letting your young child play contact sports.

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Millennial Parents Spend More Time With Their Kids Than Previous Generations

Parents are spending more time with their kids these days than they did 50 years ago.

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This Adorable Robot Wants to Be Every Kids’ New Best Friend

This smart stuffed animal might just be the hit holiday gift of the season.

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Be On the Lookout for the Kindness Card!

If you’re lucky (and nice), you’ll get to experience this “teachable moment” with your kid!

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3 Ways To Spring Clean Your Parenting Style, According To Science

There’s no single study that finds one method of parenting better than another, but there are some scientifically-backed ways that you can make parenthood just a little bit less stressful. Check out the tips below to revamp your parenting style,…

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The Nightmare That Was My Friday

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As I squatted on the closet sized family bathroom at the mall, staring at my middle son’s body covered in poo, with my baby in a stroller screaming his head off, and my five year old inquiring when we…

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Spring Cleaning Inside and Out

No handyman, no problem
There are a variety of simple, DIY spring home maintenance tasks that you can tackle without hiring a professional. Start with window cleaning and while you spritz and spray look to see if they need resealing.…

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5 Research-Backed Reasons for a Spring Toy Purge (And How to Do One)

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A friend of mine and I were talking recently, as our kids played, about the appeal of having a tidy, minimalist home. Then we both laughed, saying, “Sounds amazing if you don’t have kids.” Keeping an organized, clutter-free…

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Hey Elf, Don’t Be Creepy!

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Last year around this time, my older son asked me if we could “do” the Elf on the Shelf. I responded the way any smart, rational, overtired mother would. I backed out of the room slowly and…

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Fuel Up for These 3 Easy Road Trips Within 2 Hours of Portland

No Memorial Day plans yet? Get outta town with these road trips that pack in the fun.

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Dad Bods Are Real! Men Gain Weight When They Become Fathers, Study Confirms

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Breaking news: Dad bod is now backed by science! According to the American Journal of Men’s Health, men who become fathers experience weight gain and an increase in body mass index. According to the study, men may gain…

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Hot Tickets, Chilly Nights: Kid-Friendly Winter Acts

This winter, the footlights are on and shining bright for young theater and music audiences under ten. Need proof? Keep reading!

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Shakira Launches a Bilingual Learning App for Children

Grammy winner and superstar, Shakira, has teamed up with Fischer-Price to develop “Grow,” a learning app for children. It includes educational and creative activities in both English and Spanish. “Grow” has a collection of tips for parents, a social media…

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