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The Best Babymoon Getaways in LA

From the refined rustic luxury of Ventana Big Sur to the old-world charm of The Mission Inn, book a memorable babymoon at one of these luxurious destinations.

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22 Black-Owned Orange County Family Businesses We Love

Share the love at these OC-based businesses.

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Mama Love: The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for New Moms & Moms-to-Be

Need Mother’s Day gift ideas for new moms & moms-to-be? You’ll find the perfect present for all your favorite moms here.

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7 Kid-Friendly, Plant-Based Restaurants in San Diego

These delicious local restaurants are serving up the best vegan food. See where kids eat free and where the vegan version of Amazon is setting up shop right here in San Diego!

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13 Fantastic Road Trips to Take This Winter

From nearby spots just a short ferry ride away, to spectacularly snowy mountain towns that feel worlds away, these vacations destinations let you recharge mind, body and soul.

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10 Things Every Mom Learns in Baby’s First Year 

Funny, sweet, relatable and all too true. Here’s what moms learn during year one.

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How to Teach Your Kids to Be Amazing Philanthropists

Children are influenced not only by the words of their loved ones but even more so, their actions. Volunteering as a family is a fun way to spend quality time together and to show them how far kindness and compassion can reach. Plus kindness is contagious!

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Proof Your Reactions as a Parent Shape Your Child’s World View

When I was a psychology major in college, over two decades ago, I studied an experiment called The Visual Cliff, that fascinated me then but resonates even louder with me now. Originally the experiment was intended to examine infant depth…

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6 Excuses Derailing Your Post-Baby Workout and How to Beat Them

Have you made one of these excuses to avoid a workout? Kristin Van de Water is calling your bluff and has some useful tips to help you find your workout groove.

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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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What Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Really Looks Like

Postpartum wrecks you. It’s a joy killer. Bond ruiner. Marriage rocker. Mind, body and soul shaker. It makes you think awful things, things you would never have thought about before—like killing yourself.

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Get Your Groove On at These Dance Studios

Let your little dancer get their groove on at one of these local studios.

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Mama Needs a Break: 11 Revitalizing Mom Getaways to Book Now

You don’t have to escape to an exotic island to get a little R&R. We’ve handpicked 11 local destinations that offer moms the perfect environment to recharge their batteries.

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When an Adoptee Adopts

Photo: Joy Osmanski
The first time I met my son’s mother, she was pushing, hard.
The epidural had worn off long ago and her mouth was a straight line, her eyes closed. The room hummed with the noises of medical…

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10 Reasons You Need to Visit Alderbrook This Holiday Season

Located just a Christmas tree’s throw away from Seattle, this weekend getaway offers unique holiday activities, fab hotel amenities and the slowed-down pace you’ve been looking for this holiday season.

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Healing After Miscarriage

This topic is near and dear to my heart, so I’ve always had a hard time sharing or talking about it. But by sharing my story, I’m hoping it can help someone else. The topic I’m referring to is miscarriage.…

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Meet Red Tricycle’s Portland Editor!

Read on to meet Annette and discover her favorite things about raising kids in Portland.

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Childhood Weight, Body Image and Being Told By My Parents to Diet at Age 10

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The obsession with feeding our children and weight begins the day your child is born when the mother is asked how she will feed her child. Will you breastfeed or formula-feed? What is better? Which will make the…

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10 Ways To Recharge Your Mom Batteries

Photo: Mama du Jour
I always used to dread Monday’s because it meant a whole week of waking up early and going to work. I’ve gotten better about shifting my attitude from ‘I hate Monday and the long work week’…

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Seattle: Best Services for Making Dinnertime a Piece of Cake

For many time-starved, exhausted moms, thinking about cooking is not a romantic undertaking. It’s a luxury to think about gourmet grocery shopping and meal prep when the house is crazy messy and the kids are acting like little devils. But…

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Seattle’s Best Dinner Services

The Best Services for Making Dinnertime a Piece of Cake
For time starved, exhausted moms, thinking about le dîner is not a romantic undertaking. After all, a candlelit, wine-soaked leisurely dinner at home is out of the question these days.…

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Seattle | Best Dinner Services

The Best Services for Making Dinnertime a Piece of Cake
For time starved, exhausted moms, thinking about le dîner is not a romantic undertaking. After all, a candlelit, wine-soaked leisurely dinner at home is out of the question these days.…

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