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Pupsicles are a Thing & Here’s How to Make Them!

Thanks Small Door Veterinary for the recipe!

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Recall Alert: Diono Cambria 2 Booster Seats Recalled Due to Headrest Issues

Check your booster seat to see if it’s part of this recall.

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Babies Who Do This Grow Up to Be More Cooperative & Compassionate, Study Finds

This baby behavior could tell you if you’re in for an easier road with your toddler.

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LaCroix Class-Action Lawsuit Completely Retracted

Drink that sparkling water as often as you want!

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Study Shows How You Treat Your Partner Will Affect Your Child’s Future

Parental relationships shape a child’s future marriage.

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5 Great Reasons to Become a Teacher

A teacher’s job is to wake up every day and inspire the next generation. How amazing is that?

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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing Baby & Toddler Classes

Here’s what parents can look for when picking a class for their baby or toddler.

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Should I Take My Kid to LEGOLAND or Disney World?

LEGOLAND is a great break from the bustle of Orlando.

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LEGO Hidden Side Gives Mini Master Builders a Spooky, Awesome New Way to Play

These new sets take LEGO play to a whole new dimension.

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TripAdvisor’s Huge Update Will Totally Change How You Plan Family Vacations

TripAdvisor is about to become the Pinterest-meets-Instagram of vacation planning.

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Here’s How Alexa Responds If Your Kids Ask Where Babies Come From

Alexa will also (thankfully) help keep the magic of Santa alive, too.

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Kids With This Interesting Trait Do Better in School, Study Finds

Curiosity didn’t kill the cat—it just made it smarter.

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Should Yoga Be Taught in All Schools? It Can Ease Kids’ Anxiety, Study Finds

A new study makes the case for working in a sun salutation or two into your child’s school day.

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Can Baby Formula Made From Cow’s Milk Cause Diabetes? New Study Offers Some Answers

This latest study puts to rest the controversy regarding the potential role of cow’s milk formula in the development of Type 1 diabetes.

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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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This Book Fair Lets Kids Get Physical!

Rather than money, kids pay for their books in exercises.

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This Startup Aims to Create a New Sugar Supplement – Inspired by Breast Milk

This could be a potential game changer for gut health in adults and babies.

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This New Amazon Feature Is Like No Other Shopping Experience

With this new Amazon feature, shopping for everything, from clothes to electronics, is like browsing through social media.

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Experiencing Live Music Makes You Healthier and Happier, According to Study

Here’s one more reason to hit those summer concerts.

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This New App Is the Key to Getting Kids to Do Chores

This new app can make completing chores a cake walk.

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Whee! 7 Playgrounds with Zip Lines

Don’t worry, we’re not suggesting you strap them in and send them soaring with their feet skimming the treetops — these kid-approved zips will keep them mere feet from the ground.

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Why Everyone in a Relationship Should Read Romance Novels

Photo: Christine Hill
Romance novels get a bad rap. People like to think of them as lowbrow, smut, and/or exclusively for women. I’m not here to defend romance novels as a genre, although I’ve certainly done that in the past.…

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How to Coach Kids With Positive Psychology

Photo: Pixabay
Yesterday I came to the end of my netball coaching career. Together the kids and I started as beginners and by the end of season 2, we had a team who could play a good game of netball…

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5 Things Adults Should Re-Learn from Kids

1. Laugh…a lot! Children giggle at the silliest things. Why did most of us stop? Not only should we look for the funny, we need to allow the full-on belly laugh to emerge. Laughter stimulates our heart, lungs, muscles and…

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Free the Elf on the Shelf

Photo: Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh
…with apologies to my gnome-loving friends…
The holiday season is here which means it’s time for the annual release of the Christmas kraken. It is time to unbox the Elf.

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American Horror Story: My Life With a Toddler

Photo: Barrie Bismark
Oh, Halloween! Scary movies, haunted houses, and ghosts, ghouls, and goblins are in full force. In the spirit of Halloween, I have been thinking about how my life with my toddler is much like a scene from…

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The Village Dinner Table

 
When I was a child, I loved eating dinner at my friends’ homes. The invitation seemed to hold great importance, and there was something about being at the table during someone else’s “family time” that I found both novel…

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How to Ruin Your Teen’s Dating Life in 3 Easy Steps

When you’ve got a teenager in the dating field it sometimes feels like that field is full of landmines. Is she dating a guy with a motorcycle? His girlfriend barely wears clothes! Not to mention you can barely get two…

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Just Opened: The Minnesota Street Project

This long-anticipated arts epicenter opened its doors last weekend with a family-friendly community day, proving itself to be the all-ages contemporary art hub that the city has been waiting for.

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How to Make Your Own Periscope

Today is Spy Day! Find out how to turn an ordinary cardboard box into something worthy of the sneakiest spy.

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Rent the ToyChest: Seattle’s Newest (and Easiest) Way to Play & Learn

Tired of buying toys that only keep your tot’s attention for a short time? Say hello to Rent the ToyChest—Seattle’s newest way to play and learn without the fuss of buying and storing.

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