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Discover the Beauty of Micro-moments

“No one has the bandwidth for a multi-day project recreating the Jurassic period by turning a bedroom into a prehistoric jungle-scape using all recycled and eco-friendly materials. But we can focus on what I like to think of as micro-moments—small engagements that bring connection and joy.”

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Could This Be the Secret to Reducing Stress?

“We finished our collection process with a new sense of ease and smiles. I wasn’t looking at my watch or checking my email. I was just out there observing, seeing, noticing with Meadow.”

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9 Foolproof (& Tear-Free) Ways to Get Your Kids Riding a Bike

From how to ready to hit the pavement to what kind of bike is best for toddlers, we’ve got everything you need to know.

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Tips for Navigating the Return to School

We might be excited to return to a sense of normalcy this school year but that doesn’t mean we aren’t nervous. Here’s how to stoke the positivity and conquer the year ahead.

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Magna-Tiles You Can Draw On? Add to Cart!

Doodling just got a lot cooler.

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Lace-Free Shoes Perfect for the School Year & Beyond

Say goodbye to triple-knotting all those sneakers.

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8 Great Products That Grow with Babies & Save You Money

Save time, money and expense with these baby essentials they’ll use for years to come.

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11 Obstacle Courses That You Can Set Up at Home

Get your crew to rise to the challenge of these easy and inventive courses you can set up on the fly.

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5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Money

We’ve got a few simple ways master the money game with your mini crew!

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Taking the (Parenting) Plunge

“Several years ago, we put our oldest in swim lessons. We thought this was going to be an easy process. Man were we wrong.”

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The 29 Best Kids Bikes & Tricycles for Every Age & Stage

When it comes to finding the best set of wheels for your kids, there are so many options to choose from. Our curated guide will make your choice easy.

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Hitting Rock Bottom

“I remember how awful I felt, just rotting from the inside out, from an infectious case of persistent guilt and shame. Vodka in my coffee cup would surely, at least temporarily, mute the deafening screams of reality.”

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How to Start the Conversation Around Tech With Your Kids

Having “the tech talk” with your kids can be intimidating. Families.google offers free resources to make it easier!

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The Most Important Thing Our Kids Need from Us

“There is no secret sauce to parenting, there is not a magic ingredient. But this one thing always remains consistent.”

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9 Scooters That Will Have You Cruising the Neighborhood

These scooters will have your kids cruising around the neighborhood in no time (which is pretty much a win-win for all involved!).

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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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How I Explain Racism to My White Friends (So They Can Explain It to Their Kids)

Once we know our history (because, news flash, Black history is everyone’s history) and we can comprehend the complexities of injustice, then we can openly and honestly communicate it to our kids. 

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Being Okay with the Stage of Motherhood You’re In Now

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I just finished an early morning exercise class. It was only 45 minutes long. By about minute 40, right when the final stretch got underway, I took a second to look around. Half the class…

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5 Ways To Make Your Pregnancy Easier

Pregnancy is a beautiful and exciting time but could do without the backaches, nausea and sleepless nights. It may feel like you are at the whim of the little human growing inside of you, but there are things you can do to feel better and enjoy your pregnancy!

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How to Make Your Kid’s Snack Part of a Healthy Lifestyle

“Snacking can be healthy if approached the right way. Here’s what the experts recommend.”

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How to Stay Sane While Caring for a Toddler

Caring for yourself while caring for a toddler is just as important. Here are ways to cultivate (and maintain) your sanity during these energetic years.

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Need a Kids’ Bike for a Steal? This Santa Rosa Non-Profit Wants to Hook You Up

Faced with sending dozens of kids bikes to the scrap yard, this non-profit is ready to make a deal and get you set up with your next Trek, Schwinn, Navarro or Specialized bike.

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The Best Roller Skates, Blades & Skateboards for Every Age & Stage

Since normal activities are indefinitely on hold, you may be looking for some great alternatives.

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6 Epic Winter Family Road Trips

Cold weather gets a bad rap, but not at these winter-friendly destinations!

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Babybel Is Selling Personalized Baby Onesies to Support Baby2Baby

Celebrate the goodness that comes with the birth of babies born during the pandemic.

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Teens, Screens & My New Perspective

“While I still can’t say that I love the screen, it isn’t scaring me as much as it used to. I am more at peace because I see its value for my sons during this time that they are cut off from their friends.”

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Tailgating and Football with a Baby

A fussy, cold or tired baby makes for an unpleasant game day, so here are a few of my must-have products that allow me to keep my sanity all the while enjoying my adult beverages!

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Incorporating Physical Therapy At Home When Covid Shuts It Down

Sometimes as a mother you instinctively know what is best for your child. Hopefully soon the world will return to normal, but until then, we will continue physical therapy at home.

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5 Important Strategies for Breastfeeding during COVID

“It’s such a vulnerable time for both mom and baby that extra care should be made to make sure mom and baby feel supported.”

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Can Seed Cycling Help Imbalanced Hormones?

“Seed cycling involves eating certain types of seeds during certain phases of your menstrual cycle to promote a hormone balance. Once I started seed cycling, I’ve noticed fewer headaches, shorter and lighter periods, longer luteal phases, and overall increased mood and energy levels.”

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How to Find Peace with Screen Time

“To find the balance with screens that work for your family, here are some insights to help you develop a healthy relationship with screens during quarantine and beyond.”

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Flexcations Are the New Travel Trend, Data Shows

Families are making the best of flexible work and school schedules.

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Pumpkin Spice Milano Cookies Are Coming Back This Fall

They will be available at the end of August.

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FlexJobs Highlights Top 30 Companies Hiring for Flexible Schedule Jobs

A flexible schedule job allows workers to be in control of the hours they work.

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“Cobra Kai” Comes to Netflix

The first two seasons will premiere on Netflix this year, with an all-new third season to follow.

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