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Should We Continue to Celebrate Dr. Seuss?

“As an educator, parent, grandparent, and human, I know that representation is important. When children do not see themselves in books or see depictions that are negative, no matter how subtle, true damage is done.”

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7 Family Restaurants That Serve a View

From rooftop restaurants to pleasant patio dining, here are some of the best places to dine al fresco with the whole family.

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Gerber Childrenswear Launches New Line of Baby Essentials at Walmart

Get these sophisticated modern designs at a value.

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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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IHOP Has Plans to Open a New Fast-Casual Restaurant

You’ll flip for IHOP’s new Flip’d concept!

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4 Red Tricycle Editors Share Their Heartwarming Real Christmas Tree Memories

Our own Red Tricycle editors divulged their family’s most memorable Christmas tree moments, from the hilarious to the endearing.

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6 Ways to Build Unbreakable Sibling Bonds

Building strong sibling relationships among your children not only brings peace of mind to parents, but it also yields adults who understand how to compromise and work as a team with almost anyone. Here are six ways you can positively facilitate that process.

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JOANN Stores Have All the Halloween Decor You Need & for Under $30

You’ll find everything from the unique (unicorn skull, anyone>) to the wickedly classic at your favorite local craft store.

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Hate Your Teen’s Fashion Choices? Read This First

While it’s unlikely that your fashion preferences will be the same as your teen, be careful not to hurt their self-esteem when it comes to making sartorial choices.

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Why Families Are Obsessed with Nickelodeon’s Newest Show “Abby Hatcher”

Abby is the newest kid (along with bestie Bozzly) on Nickelodeon’s preschool block of shows, starting at 10 a.m. every weekday.

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Beyond the Crystal Ball: Talking to Kids about Their Future

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You’ve all heard it recently. The world has gone crazy. Today’s kids have it harder than we did, with bigger and badder problems, right? But kids I know seem to hold onto innocence longer, approach life more cautiously and…

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Instagram… for Kids? We Have Thoughts

It’s more than just a social media platform.

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This Mom’s Viral McDonalds Happy Meal Hack Is Pure Genius

This blogger has the perfect solution for when your kids are craving a Happy Meal, but you don’t want to dish up fast food.

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The Name Game: Picking the Perfect Name for Baby

What’s in a name? When it comes to the name of your baby, a lot of meaning, planning and opinions from others. Find the perfect baby name with these tips.

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Surviving the Teen Years—the Second Time Around

We have all been through the teen years. They are not easy. Guess what? They are not much easier the second time around. This time, I refer to parenting teens. I am a mom of three teenage daughters right now,…

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We’re Parents & Partners: How to Balance Both Roles at Once

I think most moms can agree that once you have children the entire structure of your life changes. Sleep becomes something you hear about but never truly experience. Free time means your drive to pick the kids up at school.…

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What My Grandparents Taught Me about Sacrifice and Compromise

My grandfather came to this country by way of Ellis Island. He was a little Sicilian boy, born to stern parents who, according to the black and white pictures I’ve seen, never appeared to smile. His name was Sam and…

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Are You Putting Your Kids First? This Is Why You Should Be

We all know life changes when we have children. But how much?

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My husband and I battle with this often, mostly because we were raised very differently.My husband came from the generation of “children are…

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Being a Mom is Always Taking the Smaller Half of the Cookie

Being a mom is the entering of uncharted territory.
Being a mom is packing a hospital bag as one version of yourself and coming home as another, tethered to a new life, now forever in your charge.
Being a mom…

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Why I Root for The Fun Dad

As a kid, it always baffled me how boring and controlling grownups could be. Why did everything have to be so serious? Do people just get less fun as they got older? Not me, I thought. I’m going to be…

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Parent’s Little Helpers: Underrated Kitchen Appliances that Help Modern Parents

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Time management is essential for every mom. However, with so many things to attend to, it can be really difficult to keep track of things at home. This is why moms need all the help they can get…

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What I Have Learned In 2016: Lessons For A New Year

Whether you’ve been watching the news, surfing the web, checking Twitter or Facebook, or simply having a conversation with friends or family, I am certain you have heard that 2016 was the worst year ever. “It was a s**t show!”…

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Don’t Let Your Kids Roll In The Political Dirt

As I am writing this, we are less than a week away from Election Day, and unless you have been living under a rock for the past year, you are probably well aware of the shitastic spectacle our 2016 presidential…

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Creating Christmas Magic No Matter Where You Are

December is around the corner, snow is starting to fall in Canada and the music on the radio is about to include a lot of little bells. Christmas time is arriving. And while it is wonderful there is also a…

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To My Daughter on the First Day of Kindergarten

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To my daughter on her first day of kindergarten,
You have many steps to take on your way to graduation, but this first step is a big one. Here are some things that I hope will help you…

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10 Parenting Pet Peeves

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We are surprised that we could only come up with 10! Yes we have a ton of parenting pet peeves and as time passes and as we gain more experience as moms – each of us with two boys – the list sadly…

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And when exactly do you want me to play with my kid?!

Face it: as moms, we feel the pressure of doing it all. Whether or not we work outside the home, we still try to pour 36 hours worth of responsibilities into a 24 hour day. And now we have to…

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Springfree® Trampoline Featuring tgoma: A New Way to Play

Your kids are all about their technology, but you want them to spend more time outside. Give them the best of both worlds (without any complaints) with Springfree® Trampoline featuring tgoma.

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The Importance of Hugging It Out

“Mommy what’s wrong?” “Stop it!” There it was. In our moment of heated discussion (I won’t use the word argument), a small squeaky piercing voice of reason halted both Matt and me mid-sentence. We were in the car, a small…

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D.C.-Area Bakers That’ll Make Your Pinterest Dreams a Reality

We’ve rounded up some of the best homemade birthday cake builders in the DMV so that the amazing My Little Pony rainbow fondant cake or crazy-complicated LEGO cake can really shine at your party.

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Top Ice Pops: 6 Local Popsicles for a Cool Summer

NYC’s trendiest new ice pop shops go above and beyond the Popsicles of your youth – fresh fruit, customizable topping options and gourmet flavor combos make these chilly treats super cool.

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Red Tricycle + CityMommy = Win Win!

We’re thrilled to announce the acquisition of City Mommy, a local forum-based community site that operates in dozens of U.S. cities. The acquisition gives Red Tricycle a significant user boost in existing markets (Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and …

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Lunching and Brunching at BLD in Los Angeles

Missing those leisurely “grown up” brunches you used to take before you had kids? Fear not, BLD is a grown up place that just so happens to be kid and dog friendly too! So brunch is back in Los Angeles…

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Explore: Yerba Buena Gardens and Union Square

Looking to distract your kids while you do some shopping downtown? Yerba Buena Gardens and Union Square offer hours of free entertainment for kids, not to mention bits of open space to burn off some excess energy. Yerba Buena Gardens,…

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