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Raising a Child with Autism Can Be Lonely but It Doesn’t Have to Be

“The best way for your friends and family to support you as a parent raising a child with autism is to tell them. Tell them about your child. Tell them about your struggles, your child’s struggles, strengths, passions, victories, and all the things.”

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Betty Crocker’s Cookie Cups Are Baking Bliss in a Box

The new kits combine cookies and cupcakes into one sweet treat.

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Walmart Introduces New Membership Program

Walmart+ will save customers time and money.

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

Looking for ways to keep the kids busy and stay a little sane? These products are helping make our life a little easier and fun!

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The Easiest Way to Ensure Your Child’s Safety in Your Car

With The Right Car Seat tool from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, protecting them with the correct car seat restraint is easier than ever!

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Dating.com Releases a Guide for Single Parents Looking to Find a Partner

The online dating site is helping single parents find their other half.

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“Pizza Baby” Celebrates Second Birthday With Pizza, Of Course!

It was only fitting that they mark his birthday with pizza.

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This Valentine’s Day, Challenge Your Kids to Answer the Question: “What Is Love?”

“Children, rather than responding to lectures about being nice, are more motivated by the behavior they see around them.” 

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How Much Time Should Kids Spend with Their Grandparents?

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How does one match expectations for grandparents with their adult children about frequency and duration of visits with their grandchildren?
Like all relationships, the dynamic between generations is complicated and only becomes more so as new members are…

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Dwayne Johnson Singing “Moana” Song to This 3-Year-Old Is Everything

The Rock sent a three-year-old boy who is fighting for his life this very special message.

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Life Lessons Grown-Ups Can Learn from Preschool

Direct communication between two human beings is a time-honored and effective form of conflict resolution, but I have fallen into the habit of hiding behind my keyboard and my phone. My preschooler showed me a better way to find resolution.

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This New Ride Share App Helps Parents Carpool with Other Families

Getting your kids around town just got much easier.

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Moms Create Beautiful Rainbow Photo to Celebrate Their Babies

This beautiful rainbow carries an important message of hope.

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Why You Shouldn’t Always Let Your Child Pick the Activity

As your child has gotten older, she likely has more formed opinions on what types of classes and activities she wants to participate in. Following her interests is a great idea; however, there are other things to take into consideration when booking classes. 

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The Hilarious Ups & Downs of Raising a Trilingual Family

As a trilingual family, here are some of the funniest situations we have lived so far.

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What Green Bean Casserole Can Teach Kids about Tradition

This quirky story about green bean casserole will get your kids thinking about traditions of their own.

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What Will Meghan Markle & Prince Harry’s Royal Baby Be Called? It’s Complicated

Princes, princesses, lords, ladies… We can hardly keep up with the royal name game.

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Serena Williams’ Male Coach Asked Her to Stop Breastfeeding & What?

Balancing motherhood and career is never easy—especially when you are a world-class tennis champ.

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The 12 Cutest & Coolest Kids in Cosplay at Comic-Con

These pint-sized cosplayers stole the show at Comic-Con.

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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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#HappyFamilyFirstFoods Photo Challenge

Here are some of our favorite photos from the #HappyFamilyFirstFoods photo challenge! Did your photo make it in?

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Starting a Business With Your Kids Is Actually a Pretty Cool Idea

There are many parents who take the big step of starting a business. Most people would think it would be impossible to do so when you have kids, but it can oftentimes be quite the opposite.

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Yes, I Let My Jewish Son Believe in Santa. Here’s Why.

My husband is Jewish. My son is Jewish. I’m Jewish, too—but I didn’t start out that way. I came to Judaism in my teens, whereas my son was born Jewish, just like his dad. He goes to a Hebrew preschool,…

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This Is How to Survive the Holidays with Your Blended Family

Let’s face it—the days of June and Ward Cleaver are long gone, assuming of course you even know who those folks were. Families back then were as black-and-white as televisions on which they appeared, but now it’s not hard at…

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Here’s How I Answered When My Kiddo Asked: “What’s a Soul and What Happens After We Die?”

Surely you remember those very first days of parenthood, before baby could talk, and you imagined that one day in the near future baby would come to you with questions. You would be the happy, proud parent showing and explaining…

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The Hilarious Explanation Why Disney Characters Don’t Have Moms

These two mamas think they’ve come up with the perfect answer to why moms aren’t present in some of Disney’s most popular films.

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Why Finland’s Schools Are Ranked #1 Might Surprise You

Finland is shaking up the way it does things, and it’s a move the country claims is vital in a digital age.

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10 Essential Apps That Take the Guess Work Out of Illness

The next time your old standbys—chicken soup, decongestant and ginger ale—don’t cut it on a sick day, download one of these.

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Accidentally on Porpoise: Amazing Dolphin Stories

Today is National Dolphin Day, the perfect day to read a few amazing “tails” of these incredible animals rescuing people.

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10 Best Baby Photo Album Services for Remembering the First Year

Don’t let all your adorable snaps of the first year get lost in the digital abyss of your smart phone or laptop — try one of these effortless ways to turn your best shots into a beautiful, tangible photo album.

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This Mom’s Facebook Post About Her Ex Went Viral For All the Best Reasons

photo: Jessica Singleton via Facebook
Jessica Singleton’s relationship with her ex may not have worked out, but when it comes to co-parenting they are rocking it. The mom to an adorable toddler named Pierson recently blew up the Internet with…

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Hot Ticket: ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’

Need a family date idea? Adventure Theatre’s two-person production of ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ is a must-see stage show for your entire crew.

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