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Enroll Now! Drop-In, Flexible Childcare You’ll Love

Your work a lot/parent a lot lifestyle just got easier.

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Feeling Completely Overwhelmed as a Parent? You’re Not Alone, According to New Survey

60% of parents polled said their mental load is “overwhelming.”

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5 Tips To Prepare Them (and You) For the First Day of Child Care

The first day of anything can be anxiety-inducing, no matter your age. Being a young child, fears and “what-ifs” that surround the unknown can be even tougher for them to verbalize and manage. Though it may be tricky to navigate…

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Our Guide to the Best Chores for Every Age & Stage

If you’re wondering what exactly to put on your chore chart for kids, we’ve broken it down by age, from toddlers up to tweens.

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How to Manage Summer with Your Kids in an Almost Post-Pandemic World

“As you and your family launch into this summer, remind yourself about what matters most in your life and what you want out of it.”

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These States Are the Best (And Worst) For Working Moms

A new study from WalletHub compared state dynamics across 17 key metrics to aid women in the workforce

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This Is How Much American Parents Pay for Babysitters

This survey shows the child care rate trends for 2021.

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Kids Need Camp More Than Ever

“But it’s harder than ever for some families to pay for summer camp with unemployment and more limited funds or access to disposable income. Here are 8 ways you can provide summer camp with less financial stress.”

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How to Choose a Child Care Facility When You Can’t Tour

“It’s a little unconventional, but as with many things we’ve experienced and had to pivot during the pandemic, online tours are becoming more sophisticated and seamless.”

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These Are the Best States to Raise a Family, According to WalletHub

The study also includes the worst states to raise a family, too.

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Where to Donate Your Used Toys

Donate what you don’t need and help out someone at the same time. Win-win!

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A Familiar Name with an Outstanding Mission

For hundreds of years, the YMCA has supported families and communities. Now more than ever, the Y is here for you!

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The Day I Finally Lost It

“Everything felt hard today. I couldn’t prioritize or make the right decisions. So I walked and I cried. And I never cry. I just don’t, ever. But today, I couldn’t fight it.”

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Can Your Child Dream in Multiple Languages?

“As a mother of a 3 year old trilingual daughter (French, English, and Slovak) I see the benefits every day.”

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Pandemic Parenting: Managing Stress without Substances

“COVID-19 has caused both an increase in our stress levels and a rise in alcohol sales. We asked mental health experts for tips on how to relax without pouring that glass of wine.”

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The More You Talk to Your Babies, the Smarter They’ll Be as Teens, New Study Finds

Having conversations with your baby before they can talk can have a life-long impact.

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Should I Send My Vulnerable Child Back to School?

Here’s how some families are navigating this complicated question.

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Moms Are Drowning. Here’s How We Save Them.

“Hint…it depends on our partners, our companies, and us.”

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Parents, Do These 5 Things Before Returning to Child Care

“As life moves into the next phase of the new normal, here are 5 tings to do before you send your child back to their daycare center.”

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What’s the Right Age for Your Child’s First Eye Exam? The Answer May Surprise You

We asked mother of two and optometrist Dr. Jennifer Wademan about the right age for an exam, what to expect, and more about kid’s eye health.

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Survey Looks into Challenges Moms are Facing Due to Extended Working from Home

The typical rules for working from home do not apply under the current circumstances.

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13 Startups That Are Making Parenting Life Easier

Taking care of kids is no easy feat. That’s why we appreciate any company that creates a shortcut or finds a way to ease the daily grind.

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Tips & Tricks for Working from Home (with the Kids)

Find yourself unexpectedly working from home more often, with a full house? Try these tips to save what’s left of your sanity.

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I’m a Single Mom on a 30K Salary & Almost No Help from My Ex: Here’s How I Make It Work

See how a single mom juggles her work schedule, college course load and her kids’ after-school activities.

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5 Fascinating Parenting Lessons Family Research Taught Us in 2017

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2017 is officially in the history books and along with it, shelves full of parenting research become part of history too. Fortunately for us, a few gems of research made it out of the universities and into our…

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What You Need to Know Before You File Your 2019 Tax Return

Parents know that few things in this world are certain, except for potty training and taxes.

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Working It Out: NYC Gyms with Childcare

Bathing suit weather is coming…and there goes your last excuse. These spots will watch the tots while you get fit—and a little more centered!

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What Are Your New Year’s “Parenting” Resolutions?

A couple of can-do resolutions for parenting in the new year.

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Best Ways to Keep Your Family Fit in 2020

Keep your family fit and healthy this year with these activities and local fitness and health food spots!

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I’m Unapologetic about My $290,000 Household Income: Take My Advice & You Can Have the Same

Here are a few things I learned along the way (rule #1: do not quit your job) and how I make it work as a mom of three running a non-profit.

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Care.com’s Holiday Survey Reveals How Much to Tip This Season

This is how much families are spending on the holidays this year.

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6 Must-Know Savings Tips for Parents

As a parent, it’s crucial to find time to think about your financial future and what can be done to make sure that your child will have their own financial security.

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Set Sail at the Seadust Cancun Family Resort

Set sail and get ready for a whole lot of family fun at this family resort in Cancun Mexico.

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8 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Hired a Nanny

A little guide to help you avoid all the mistakes I made when searching for a nanny for the first time.

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