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What It Means When Your Child Prefers the Other Parent

“The pure acceptance of this is a way to remind your child that you are also available for them and acts as a reminder that they can trust and rely on you.”

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Dear White Allies

“It’s time to carry the burden with our black community.”

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When You Are All Alone, Sitting in the Dark

“I’ll sit with you in the dark when the sadness of, ‘Why my kid?’ slowly turns to the anger of, ‘Why not my kid?’ and you realize how important inclusion and acceptance are.

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Want to Have the Best Family Vacation with Grandparents? Follow These 4 Tips

“There are some specific challenges that come from family trips that include older and younger family members in the same group but with these tips, you’ll find the right destination that may have you turning your once-in-a-lifetime vacation into an annual one!”

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Unpacking Dyslexia & How to Best Support Your Learner During COVID

“It was not until several years later after various assessments and many thousands of dollars that we confirmed my daughter was exhibiting signs of a language-based learning disorder dyslexia.”

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Paging Bookworms! 5 Dictionary Games for Kids

Today is National Dictionary Day so get out your Merriam-Websters and get ready for a good time!

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Supplements Made by a Doctor, Just for Babies & Kids

Developed by world-renowned holistic pediatrician Dr. Murray Clarke, ChildLife® Essentials are focused on the needs of infants and kids only contain the highest-quality ingredients and zero toxins.

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When Your Expecting Plans Take an Unexpected Turn

“It’s known with near certainty that this pandemic is causing a lot of anxiety about getting pregnant. Here are recommendations to make your journey less stressful.”

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What Happens When a Word’s Definition Is Outdated?

When Kennedy Mitchum grew tired of defending a broader definition of racism, she set out to change it with the very book that holds the key to all definitions—the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

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Researchers Reduce IQ Exam Length While Maintaining Accuracy

Children with special needs may require a shorter test.

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My Maternity Leave Wasn’t a Given, So Here’s How I Made It Work

“If you work for a small company that is anything like the one I worked for when I was pregnant with my daughter, you have non-existent maternity leave policies from a non-existent HR department.”

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Fathers Are Parents, Not Babysitters

“It’s time we change this narrative. One dad at a time.”

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6 Ways Kids Can Celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Day

National Random Act of Kindness Day is a great opportunity to show kids all the ways they can have fun creating and sharing kindness.

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7 Non-Boring Chores That Teach Kids Responsibility

Shores are a great way of helping kids build their independence and work ethic while teaching them responsibility as well as valuable life skills.

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Mom of 5 & Infertility Survivor Gives Woman the Ultimate Gift—So She Can Be a Mom, Too

Knowing how much she wanted to be a mother, this amazing woman wanted to help another.

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Federal Child Care Bill Proposes to Make Raising Kids Easier—& Cheaper, Too

The cost of child care could change dramatically—for the better.

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This City Now Offers Free Public Daycare for Kids Ages 0 to 3

The financial burden of childcare just got a little bit easier for these parents.

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How to Be a Super Mom—without Burning Out

If you want to know a few tips that will help you lessen the workload and prevent burnout, read on.

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Jimmy Fallon & Kermit the Frog to Judge Awesome Google Art Contest

Calling all budding young artists in grades K through 12: Google wants your doodles!

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Here’s How Much Parents Are Spending on the Holidays This Year

How much is too much when it comes to giving for the holiday season?

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Facebook Stories for Groups Will Make Your Online Mom Groups So Much Better

Your favorite FB mom groups will never be the same again with this new feature.

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We Are So Here for This Mom’s Brutally Honest Post about Pumping at Work

This post perfectly captures the struggle of all pumping moms.

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If Your Child Has Asthma, They Were Probably Born During This Month, Study Finds

Being born during this particular season can have an impact on your baby’s health.

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So, You Think You Can Dance

“There is a girl in my past that I loved. She was me, or rather, the ballet-dancing version of me.”

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Dear Moms: Cherish the Good Old Days (While You’re In Them)

To all the moms out there, please read this.

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Another Step Forward in Creating a Birth Control Pill for Men

Science is ready for a new type of birth control.

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How to Deal with Unsolicited Parenting Advice (because It Never Really Stops)

With parenting comes many beautiful moments, as well as many struggles. From the moment we get that positive pregnancy test, up until–well, basically forever: we want the very best for our children. With that always comes the unwanted parenting advice.…

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Here’s Which States Are Being Hit Hardest By the Flu Epidemic

The 2018 flu season is officially an epidemic.

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This Dad’s Tweets About Changing Tables & Gender Bias Is Spot On

This dad recently took to social media, sounding off on the myth of moms being the sole caregivers.

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Why Your Happiness Is Medicine for Your kids

Your Kids Need You (but not in the way you think)

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On the road there would be times when I’d feel stressed or anxious about things, and I would turn to my kids and see…

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Why I Think the Best Way to Help Moms Is to Stop Asking If They Need It

There was a time when my way of helping others was a bit off (sometimes it still is). I was always ready to support, take a meal, lend a hand or an ear–be there to fill a need. All they…

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New Washington State Law Mandates 3 Months Paid Family Leave for All Workers — but Is It Enough?

Washington state just passed one of the most generous family leave acts in the nation.

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You’ll Want to Share This Dad’s Post About Bathrooms With Your Man

There’s something different about men’s restrooms, and this dad spoke up about it.

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What to Do When Your Kiddo Plays Favorites

From time-to-time I answer readers questions on my website, and this one comes up a lot:
QUESTION: Sometimes my 3-year-old can be sort of mean to her dad–like when he goes to get her in the morning she will scream…

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