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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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5 Tips for Moms Dealing with Divorce

“If you’re in the throes of divorce, it may be difficult—if not impossible—to see a silver lining in such a mess. Yet, it’s important to remember that you’re doing this for your kids if nothing else. “

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How to Make Virtual Calls Better for Little Kids

Here are a few bits of advice on how to turn the calls—whether on Zoom or Facetime—into a good experience for everyone.

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What Is on Your Family’s Coat of Arms?

If you could create your own family’s coat of arms, what values would you choose to prominently display?

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The Kids Who Do Well in School All Have This in Common

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There is robust research about the different factors that influence student achievement. While teacher skill and communication is important, there are a number of influential factors for student success that happen outside of school. In fact, research shows…

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What Your Teen Can Teach You About Social Media

“As parents, maybe we can learn from our teenagers and acknowledge that there is so much more to social media than the negatives.”

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New Study Finds the Brains of Babies & Adults Sync Up During Play-Time

Here’s another reason for one-on-one play-time with your baby!

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8 Books to Help Your Kid Prepare for New Sibling

A new brother or sister sounds like a great idea, but once the squalling bundle comes home, it can be a different story! These books can help.

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Nobody Ever Said Blending Families Would Be Easy

“We had to learn how to make this work.”

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The 5 Biggest Myths about Teens & Phones, Debunked

Through watching and talking to my teens, I discovered that I wasn’t as “in the know” as I thought I was.

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Find a Work-from-Home Job with These 6 Smart Tips

Let’s get you started searching for your own work-from-home job with these six smart steps.

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Come Work for Us! We’re Hiring a Local Sales Rep!

Image a job with no commute?! Get that and much, much more as our new DMV sales rep. Think you got what it takes? Click through for the scoop.

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Co-Parenting During the Holidays (Without Losing Your Cool)

We can effectively co-parent through the holidays if we are willing and follow a little bit of the same advice that we give our children.

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2-Year-Olds Really Do Care about What People Think about Them, Science Says

Kids care about their reputations even before they start talking.

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Summer Camps Are Using Facial Recognition Tech on Kids—But Is It a Good Idea?

Facial recognition software is being used by camps to make things easier for parents—but is it a good idea?

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Red Tricycle Is Hiring: PT Accounts Receivable Coordinator (WFH!)

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Red Tricycle is a digital media company that fuels the parenting universe with daily inspiration for family fun. This vibrant and fast-growing start-up is focused on offering clarity and solutions for moms, who are the primary decision…

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You Need Consent to Hug My Child

“Did you hear the Girl Scouts are discouraging kids from hugging their relatives?”

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My mom, eager for friendly banter about the latest news, declared the question to a room full of relatives on Thanksgiving as…

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Baby Talk Is Actually a Highly Evolved Language, According to Experts

It turns out that silly voice you use when talking to your infant is important in a baby’s development.

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Psst…1 in 5 Grandparents Don’t Like Their Grandchildrens’ Names

According to this latest study, sharing your baby’s name with his or her’s future grandparents could be harder than you think.

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Ways My Family Uses Sticky Notes to Share the Love

My husband is a history teacher, Seinfeld aficionado and movie buff.  We spend an embarrassing amount of time communicating with each other through quotes.  Now that the girls have caught onto this general strangeness, we don’t just speak in our…

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6 Ways Your Teen Is Really a Big Toddler

Parenting teens is like being on a roller coaster complete with unexpected twists and turns. One minute you are at peace, the next you are in the midst of a vicious row. Just when you thought you had a grip…

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A Crash Course On Smartphone Etiquette at Meal Time

I grew up watching lots of television. I loved watching old shows about families like “Leave It To Beaver” where Ward and June Cleaver’s family sat down to meals together and talked about the daily issues. It seemed like all…

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We’re Hiring a Bay Area Sales Rep! Bonus: It’s Remote (No Commute)!

Want to work for the #1 resource for parents planning their weekend? How about a job with NO commute? No, it’s not too good to be true. Click through for the scoop!

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The Hidden Face of Autism

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I have a 6-year-old daughter that was diagnosed with autism a few years ago. Jordan is a beautiful and brilliant child with so many wonderful qualities. It was shortly after coming into our family at 19-months-old…

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What Parents Say vs. What Kids Hear

Communicating with kids can be a challenge at times. They seem to have their own communication st‌yle and it doesn’t always jive with adults. Perhaps you can call it selective hearing. Perhaps it is flat out disobedience. But whatever you want…

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How to Keep Your Sanity While Arguing With Your Teen

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Raising teenagers is the hardest stage of parenting. All you want for your teen is to be happy, safe, and smart. The only problem is that you and your child have vast differences of opinion when it…

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Why is Baby Crying? Translate With an App

Here’s an app that aims to decipher your baby’s language of wails. Find out how (and if) it works.

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Red Tricycle Is Hiring Local Sales Reps!

Join our team as a local sales rep! Click through for the scoop.

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Speaking Swine: A Pig Latin Primer

Practice with this Pig Latin primer and you may just be able to boast that your kiddo is “bilingual” on their kindergarten application!

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We’re Hiring an Editorial Assistant

Red Tricycle is currently seeking an outstanding, engaging and enthusiastic editorial assistant to join our team in Sausalito, California.

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