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Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Brands You’ll Feel Good Investing In

From covet-worthy bags that are cruelty-free to goods made out of recycled water bottles, we uncovered forward-thinking brands that you can feel good investing in.

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Camping Gear That Does Everything (Except Pitch the Tent)

We’ve rounded up the best items to help you make the most of your family’s outdoor adventures.

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Eco-Friendly Mom Picks for Earth Day & Every Day

Celebrate Earth Day in style with these eco-friendlier favorites for moms, babies & toddlers.

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The Very Best Housewarming Gifts That Won’t Collect Dust

We came up with the very best housewarming gift ideas, appropriate for all seasons and ages—many of them splurges that your friends and family will undoubtedly appreciate.

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The Best Gifts for Coffee-Loving Parents

Because parenting and coffee are a match made in heaven.

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100+ Mom-Invented Products Our Editors Love

It’s no secret that moms are masters of innovation and creative problem solving, and these cool products prove there’s nothing that mamas can’t do.

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24 Festive Holiday Gifts for $20 & Under

Trying to stick to a budget this year? These gifts are big on fun, but small on price.

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Show Your Holiday Spirit with These Festive Face Masks

Whether you are channeling your inner Santa or feeling more like Frosty, these face mask are guaranteed to have people smiling behind their masks when you wear them around town.

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15 Kid-Invented Products We Can’t Get Enough Of

These kids are changing the world, one invention at a time.

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16 Mom-Invented Wellness Products We Can’t Live Without

These products are keeping kids happy and healthy.

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Gear to Get You Through the Pandemic: Our San Diego Editor’s Guide

What’s keeping our San Diego Editor sane this summer? Find out here!

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Free at Last! The Baby-To-Toddler Liberation

“This transition is like my own rebirth. Emerging from pregnancy, postpartum life, infancy, and babyhood, to the other side—a strong woman and now mother, with a little independent lady beside me.”

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Mom Hacks We Love: Baby Products You Can Use Yourself

We want only the best products for our baby, and these 7 (that you probably already have!) are great for mamas too!

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12 Ways Parenting Has Changed in the Last Decade

The last ten years have seen dramatic changes in how we parent.

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First-Aid Remedies to Save Your Summer

Save the day with these DIY remedies perfect for minor boo-boos.

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San Diego’s Best Kid-Friendly Nail Salons

Get the royal treatment with a mani/pedi at one of these nail salons that welcomes your little sidekick for pampering too!

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This Bamboo Diaper Subscription Service Saves Your Baby’s Bum & the Planet

This company is so awesome you might actually look forward to diaper changes.

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Report: There Might Be Traces of Weed Killer in Your Kid’s Breakfast & Snacks

A new study found that the chemical glyphosate—an ingredient in some weed killers—has been detected in some oats, snack bars and cereals.

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Nailed It! Best Spots for a Mommy and Me Mani-Pedi

The best places to go in Los Angeles for a mommy-and-me manicure and pedicure.

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This Organic Mattress Will Give Even the Most Exhausted Parent a Perfect Night’s Sleep

This organic memory foam mattress is über-comfortable and healthy for your whole family.

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Pamper Baby With 3 New Skincare Lines

Maintain that sweet smelling, baby soft skin with one of these new collections from Baby Dove, Promise Organic Baby and Mustela.

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14 Safe Laundry and Cleaning Supplies for Babies

Scouring cleaning and laundry product labels more than ever before? We found 14 great safe formulas that’ll really work to remove spit up stains, clean up pureed peas, and more.

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The Greatest Grocery Stores in the Bay

From markets that offer childcare, to ones that let you drink wine while you walk the aisles, these grocers make food shopping extra special.

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What Do LA Moms Always Tote?

Cheerios and ChapStick might cut it for your average mom, but here in LA we’ve got our own special arsenal of gotta haves on the go. So, what’s in the bottom of an LA mom’s purse? We found out!

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Serve Yourself Some Decadence at the New N’ice Cream

Peanut butter and jelly. Macaroni and cheese. Some things belong together. Like gelato and serve-yourself. A perfect combination, now available at the new N’ice Cream in Playa Vista.

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3 Spa Sanctuaries for a Mother-Daughter Day

Salons and spas used to be one of the last bastions of peace and quiet for stressed-out adults, but now these doors are opening up to allow, gasp, kids. Don’t worry, you can still get your spa on sans kids,…

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Ice Cream Lab: They Blinded Me With Science

You don’t really have to tempt kids with any kind of coolness factor to get them to enjoy a sub-zero sweet.  But it’s an extra treat when they can see their very own ice cream get custom made right before…

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Quinn Popcorn’s Got A Brand New Bag

It’s hard enough to find a low-calorie snack that kiddos actually enjoy and with the shocking discovery of popcorn lung (a respiratory condition caused by the chemicals in some microwave popcorns) you may be ready to stop popping – but…

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Score a Sweet Rain or Shine Kids (ROSK) Set

Calling all Rosk (Rain or Shine Kids) fans! If your family has used Rosk products and can’t get enough of them, spread the word to your fellow moms and dads by nominating Rosk in the Most Awesome Baby Stage Must…

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Time Savers: The Best Delivery Services in Seattle and on the Eastside

These days, time is a hot commodity. Anything that saves us hours–okay, fine, minutes–merits a top position on our speed dial list. For this reason, we love having goods delivered to us, be they milk products, groceries, organic fruit/vegetable boxes,…

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Think Baby Product Review

Real Moms Review: thinkbaby Bottles

From sports bottles to baby bottles, thinkbaby is well-known for using safe materials for consumer products that are free of BPA, nitrosamines, pvc lead and biological harmful chemicals.

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A Guide to Greener Art Supplies

Get Crafty, without the Chemicals 
Ready to roll up your sleeves and help the kids get their creative juices flowing? The first stop is the art supplies store. If you want to conserve resources and make art that’s good for…

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Flu, H1N1 and Winter Wellness Tips

Flu Season’s Here! Be Prepared, Not Scared
Winter brings with it a barrage of bugs, from simple colds, to the full-blown flu and the H1N1 variation. Here are a few tips to keep you and the kiddos healthy season beyond…

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Delivery Services in Seattle and on the Eastside

These days, time is a hot commodity. Anything that saves us hours–okay, fine, minutes–merits a top position on our speed dial list. For this reason, we love having goods delivered to us, be they milk products, groceries, organic fruit/vegetable boxes…

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Everything Old is New Again

First it was the resurgence of mid-century design. Then the Mini Cooper and VW Beetle made a comeback. And now, cloth diapers, staples of 1950s housewives, have become fashionable again. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, really, as our increasingly…

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