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Dive In: The Best Lessons for Beginning Swimmers

Dive into our list to discover the best spots to get your tot learning to swim like a shark.

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5 Life Lessons I Learned From Gardening

“Even if you’re not inclined to gardening, the following life lessons still hold meaning both in and out of the garden.”

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9 Self-Care Ideas for Moms

“It’s important to find self-care that works for you, because, as they say, you can’t pour from an empty cup.”

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Diverse Voices & Stories Shine with Disney+’s New Shorts

Get ready for some major chills over these beautiful new films.

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What I Did on That Horrible Parenting Day (When Poop Flew Everywhere!)

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All I want is a cup of coffee. Hot, dark coffee to start the day. But the baby is crying, the toddler is whining and, even though I’m doing my best, I still I can’t seem to make…

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It’s Okay to Rest Your Weary Head

“It’s okay to take a pause and do what is meant for you at that moment. Not what is meant for your friend. Not what is meant for your mother. You. Do what is right for you.”

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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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You Are Forever Loved

“Your giggle is imprinted on my soul.”

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What It’s like to Be Induced at 41 Weeks

“An hour-by-hour look at being induced and waiting for our little one to arrive.”

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Make Family Photos Less Painful with These 5 Tips

“To make your family photography experience enjoyable right from the beginning, here are useful tips to keep in mind as you prepare for your session.”

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Miscarriage: A Story of Hope

“I only wished to be numb to get a break from the sharp points of the pain. That winter is over now, but remnants of snow and ice still linger and always will.”

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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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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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10 Yoga Exercises for Kids to Do in the Car

“When yoga is adapted for kids, the only requirement is that it is safe, developmentally appropriate, and fun. With this in mind, why couldn’t kids’ yoga and mindfulness be taken into the car? The answer is, it can be.”

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5 Ways Parents Can Beat Back-to-School Burnout

“As we progress into these next few months and return back to school and the looming holiday crunch time, it is essential, now more than ever, to establish healthy strategies to manage our daily mama stressors.”

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My Kids Are Going Back to School & This Is How I’m Coping

“On the outside, I appear to be calm about my kids going back to school. But I still find myself waking up in the middle of the night from anxiety.”

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Ciara & Russell Wilson Welcome Baby Boy

She shared a video of her singing to announce his birth.

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What My Toddler Said Broke My Heart

“Toddlers sense things. You can’t convince me otherwise. There was weight to his words and my heart broke.”

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When Your Business Partner Is Your Life Partner

“If you’re managing to stay afloat at work and home right now, you’ve got to high five yourself—and your partner. Remember, you wouldn’t be here if you weren’t in this together.”

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Practicing Imperfection

“The right choice is accepting your imperfections, not toxic perfection.”

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How to Achieve Digital Wellness in a Virtual World

Want to reduce your dependence on your digital devices, even just a little bit? Try these seven tips to detox your technology usage without feeling disconnected.

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Easy Meditations for Kids

“The beauty of meditation and mindfulness practice is that it is always available to you. There is nothing fancy you need to begin. All it takes is setting aside a few minutes within your children’s day to devote to one of the above activities.”

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Postpartum Exercising: What You Need to Know

“For moms, exercise is a great way to socialize and get out of the house, increase their fitness, and live a healthy lifest‌yle. Research shows that exercising postpartum can reduce the chances of postpartum depression.”

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Off the Beaten Path: 6 Stroller-Friendly Hikes

If the only thing holding you back–or slowing you down–on your scenic walks is your bambino’s stroller, you’re in luck! We’ve found five paths perfect for feet and wheels.

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’Tis the Season to Be Flexible

The holiday season can be difficult for divorced parents to co-parent but that doesn’t mean they have to be. Here’s a little advice from someone who knows about it all too well.

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Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Is Getting a New Furniture Collection

The new year is the perfect time for a furniture refresh.

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Shawn Johnson & Andrew East Reveal Daughter’s Name on New Instagram Post

We’ve all been waiting with bated breath since Olympian Shawn Johnson gave birth to her first child last week to hear her sweet name, and now we know. In a new Instagram post, Johnson finally shared that her daughter’s name…

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Breathless… but Full of Life

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Dear Confessional,
Sometimes I feel like I can’t breathe—and I’m not asthmatic or anxious. I just mean that, often, life seems to take my breath away. Reflections of moments in my past resurface and make me…

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3 Tips to End Your Dr. Jekyll & Momma Hyde Parenting

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Dear Confessional,
I have a secret to tell you, and I haven’t openly admitted it yet, even though you may have been suspecting… I have superpowers. The struggle is real, my friends. For me, it wasn’t until I had…

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6 Habits for Parents to Foster Their Own Happy Days

Want to be your best self? Here are six ways that help me reset my mind and body to be the best parent I can be.

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5 Things to Expect When You Introduce Veggies to Your Baby

A list of things you may not have thought to expect when you feed your baby vegetables for the first time.

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