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What Experts Say about Anxiety & Kids

How you can best validate your kid’s feelings—the physical, emotional, and the connection between them—according to the experts.

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In Defense of Thanksgiving

“Let’s slow down and enjoy November, its fiery show of leaves going out in a blaze of glory, the countdown to the Thanksgiving Feast, the constant reminder to ‘give thanks’ inherent in the name of the season.”

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I Had to Grow up Faster Than I Ever Imagined

“While my friends were out living their best lives, my life suddenly felt like I was parachuted into the middle of a dark jungle, expected to walk down a path I’ve never seen before. With no directions, no map, no flashlight, and definitely no tour guide.”

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23 Halloween Costumes from the ’70s, ’80s, & ’90s That We Miss … Kinda

Which coveted Ben Cooper Halloween costume did you sport as a kid?

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Sesame Street essential workers

Sesame Workshop Launching New Resources for Families of Essential Workers

Sesame Workshop’s new new bilingual resources for families of essential workers is inclusive and beautiful.

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Bring Back Family (& Friends) Game Night with Houseparty

This is the next best thing to hanging out in person.

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As You Like It: Shakespearean Dictionary for Kids

It’s Talk Like Shakespeare Day, but don’t worry—we won’t let you look like a mortal fool.

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Everything I Need to Know about Surviving Motherhood, I Learned from Prince

Photo: Peter Tea via Flickr
Any of you moms able to relate to feeling alone, confused, overwhelmed, desperate—like, at the same time? How about afraid, depressed tense, trapped and angry—about one situation?
These emotions are only a few of the…

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I Know Why You Are Exhausted

“You pour your coffee every morning knowing you’ll probably never get to finish it without microwaving it five times.”

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Hilarious Excuses to Try When the Tooth Fairy Forgets to Visit

We asked around and found a few crafty parents with very clever excuses you can borrow next time the tooth fairy fails to show.

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I Accidentally Killed Our Family Pet

“I ran over our turtle with my car. This is what I learned about life, death, and pets.”

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Have You Tried the New Girl Scout Cookies Yet?

You can get your first taste very soon.

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Cocoa Puffs & Lucky Charms Now Have a Love Child

You’ll go cuckoo for this magically delicious breakfast.

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Falling in Love with Emma

Life, you’ll find, is a great adventure with a great mix of a whole lot of everything. You’ll know pain and elation, boredom and excitement. You’ll mourn and you’ll find hope. But hold tight onto your hope—it’ll help you endure until it’s time again to enjoy.

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More Than a Wave-Jumper

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photo
Dear Confessional,
I’ve almost drowned three times. I’m a terrible swimmer. I am an adult woman with four children who swim better than I do—and yet I still pinch my nose under water and doggy paddle.…

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This Little Girl Accidentally Brought K-Y Jelly to School Instead of Lotion

This mom definitely takes the prize for most embarrassing call from the teacher.

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Wait…Breastfeeding isn’t normal?

So…someone forgot to tell me that breastfeeding isn’t “normal.”
One afternoon I was nursing my three month old daughter at a local pizzeria – momma’s gotta eat and at that moment so did my daughter. Anyway, a woman came up…

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Swiffer Lets You Enjoy the Dog Days of Summer, Minus the Pet Hair

Give yourself the gift of a lazy summer. Swiffer helps you spend less time on housework and more time enjoying life.

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Toss It or Keep It? What Parents Need to Know about Food Expiration Dates

Sell by? Use by? Here’s what all those confusing labels really mean.

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Seriously, Who Steals a Crib from a Pregnant Mom? Target Comes to the Rescue

Grinch-iest moment ever? It’s possible. Here’s the whole crazy story.

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Parents Who Speak This “Secret” Language Raise More Verbal Babies, Study Finds

You might be more fluent in this language than you think—and your baby will thank you for it.

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Geoffrey the Giraffe Could Come Out of Retirement as Toys”R”Us Stages a Comeback

Sorry Geoffrey, we hope you didn’t get too comfortable in retirement.

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How to Talk Like a Sailor (without Swearing)

Today is National Maritime Day. Thanks to this guide, your kids will soon be versed in the colorful vernacular of the sailing type: it’s G-rated though, we promise !

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Never Doubt a Woman’s Ability to Mother

You can doubt that she can make pancakes without burning them (at least on one side). You can doubt that she will ever be satisfied with her weight. I’m even fine with you doubting whether or not she can or…

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This Chatbot Will Teach You How to Be a Better Parent

Interactive AI means is WAY beyond “there’s an app for that” territory.

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Parents, You Might Want to Think Twice about Those “Healthy” Toddler Drinks

Nutrition is a tricky subject. At least for parents, it is.

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The Holderness Family Is Back With Hilarious Ed Sheeran Parody

This latest Holderness Family mash-up is spot on!

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How Childhood Memories Shape the Future

It’s amazing how our minds work. Some memories stand out – so vivid, so real, that you feel as if you’re right back in the moment. While others, no matter how many details our parents share with us, are just…

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What Does Daylight Saving Mean for Your Kids and Their Schedule?

Here’s what you need to know before turning the clocks back on Sunday.

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Burger King Is Getting Tough on Bullying, Yes Burger King

In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, BK launched this ad to tackle the subject.

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This 5-Year-Old Raised Mega-Bucks So Her Friends Could Have Milk at School

Check out what this amazing little girl did for her classmates.

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David Beckham’s Attempt at Building a LEGO Castle Is All of Us

David Beckham might be a superstar on the field, but he’s no better at LEGOs than the rest of us.

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Apple Is Hiring 150+ Work-From-Home Positions

If you’re confident, disciplined and self-motivated, this might be the job for you.

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