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Brushing Goes High-Tech with Colgate’s Hum Kids

Make brushing your kiddos teeth as fun as possible.

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Are You Going through the Motions or Living Your Life?

“At some point, I lost a bit of myself along the way of raising my children. I let go of my passions and only focused on what made my children happy. And the funny thing is, I didn’t even know it.”

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How to Cut Your Family’s Hair at Home (& Not Ruin It)

We’ve all seen the “don’t cut your own bangs” meme but there may come a time during this Stay at Home era that you’ll have to (gulp) cut your kid’s, or your own, or your spouse’s hair. We’ve got you.

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JuJuBe Releases New Disney Collaboration

The floral print is combined with images of Disney’s favorite couple.

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The Basics of Brushing Baby’s Teeth & Gums

Even before your baby’s first tooth breaks through, you should start an oral hygiene routine. Here’s how.

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Here’s Why Painted Rocks Should Be Your Next Activity

Here’s everything you need to know about the latest (and maybe the sweetest) craze to sweep the nation.

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Take & Make: 11 Kids’ Craft Kits to Pick Up Today

Your kids can paint pottery, make a retro wall hanging or design their own puzzle, when you pick up a craft kit from one of these local Seattle art studios.

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10 Outdoor Art Projects That Are Easy to Clean Up

These creative ideas are perfect for a warm afternoon.

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Here’s What Life Would Look Like If You Actually Got Enough Sleep

It’s National Napping Day and since we know you won’t get a chance to sleep it off, we’re going to distract you from your exhaustion for a few minutes.

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There’s a Singing Baby Shark Toothbrush & Brushing Just Got Fun

Keep those little shark teeth clean with the new electric toothbrush for kids.

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19 Ways to Turn Photos Into Unique Personalized Gifts

We know you’ve got loads of great pictures accumulating in the cloud somewhere; now’s the time to get them off your computer and into the real world.

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Cross Paths with This Easy Black Cat Craft

We hereby declare today Black Cat Day. With a few supplies and just a few minutes, this project really is the cat’s meow.

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Are Your Kids Using Too Much Toothpaste? Probably, Study Finds

Is your child using the right amount of toothpaste to brush?

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Chrissy Teigen’s Insecurity about Her Post-Baby Body Is Refreshingly Honest

Chrissy Teigen opens up about her stretch marks and every mom can relate.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: July 13, 2018

We’re not going to lie, Twitter can be like parenting––some weeks are better than others.

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Mom’s Viral Post Reveals Kids Have Been Brushing Their Teeth Wrong All Along

Ever wondered why kids’ toothbrushes have different colored bristles? This mom found the answer.

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Makeup That Comes With a Lightsaber Brush? The Star Wars Collection!

Everything you need to create a galaxy inspired look.

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We Don’t Have to Cut Our Son’s Hair—& You Can’t Make Us, Either

“That’s it! We’re cutting it off!” I announced to my thoroughly exasperated husband after the most recent bout of screaming, tears, and thrown hairbrushes. (The thrown hairbrushes were on the part of my two-year-old, but it’s possible some of the…

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Teal is the New Orange

So the shops are filled with orange, my new rental home smells of pumpkin spice, and as far as Ella and Noah are concerned it could be Halloween any day now.
The only positive side to this is that at…

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How My Daughter and I Became Two with Nature

Over the last few years, my husband and I have gotten more and more into gardening.  We bought our house from his late grandmother’s estate, and she was an old woman who wasn’t able to care for the gardens.  They…

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This Toothbrush Claims to Brush Your Teeth in 10 Seconds

This rod-shaped brush aims to change everything you know about the toothbrush.

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What I Learned From My Kid’s Picture Day

I completely forgot about picture day…

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Again.
Not just picture day…class picture day.
And my first thought when my calendar reminder popped up, after I’d dropped off dear #3?

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“And…

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How to Make a Mess in the Name of Art

Today is Messy Art Day! Be the talk of the kid-crowd by hosting a messy art party to inspire and delight. (It’s easier than you think).

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A Dramatic Play Game That Makes Cleaning Crazy Fun

Photo: Aubrey Hardwick
On the east coast we’ve weathered our (hopefully!) last blizzard of the year, and it is time for some spring cleaning.
In my fantasy I’m Pippi Longstocking strapping brushes to my feet, dunking them in sudsy water…

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What This Four-Year-Old Made Is Too Sweet for Words

This DIY Flower Pot is a super cute Valentine’s Day gift to make for your Valentine this year! You can fill it with anything you’d like to give as a gift! It’s a double-cool gift since you can really use…

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12 Confessions From the “Okayest” Mom Ever

There is so much pressure to be the world’s best mom. Pressure from myself, pressure from my kids, and pressure from the outside world trying to compete with all the Pinterest-perfect moms out there. I am not a perfect mom.…

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Where Your Kids Can Create with Artists

Let your child collaborate with Artist in Residence Joy Cha at the Portland Children’s Museum this fall!

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If I Hear “Locker Room Talk” One More Time…

For the first time, my ten year old is really interested in the presidential election. She’s asking more questions, trying to figure out how everything works, and she’s been begging to watch a debate to see and understand things for herself. This…

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