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Celebrate Palmer House Hilton’s 150th Birthday & Bake Their Famous Brownies

Palmer House Hilton might be turning 150, but they’re famous brownies never get old. We’re sharing the super-secret recipe just in time for baking season.

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Considering a Pet? These Five Moms Share How They Decided It Was Time for a Furry Friend

Growing your family is a big decision—whether you’re considering an additional child or a four-legged friend. You’ll need to think about how your new family member will affect your day-to-day routine, your big future plans, your finances and so much…

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What Is Month of the Military Child?

“April is designated as Month of the Military Child. It’s a way to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, highlighting the role children play in supporting their parents.”

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More Sleep Makes You a More Mindful Mom

“Tips for falling asleep, no matter how many times your kids wake you up.”

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Make This: Lemon Macaroon Chicks

This year make a new sweet tradition with these Lemon Macaroon Chicks courtesy of FoodNetwork.com.

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The 3 Tips You Need to Get Your Kids to Sleep

“Between winter sniffles, inconsistent school schedules, and daylight savings, even the best sleepers can find themselves disrupted.”

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I’m a Pediatric Sleep Consultant, Here’s How I Get My Kids to Sleep

Like many families, you may be finding yourself scrambling to get your family back into a healthy sleep routine. This expert is here to help.

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Want Your Kids to Be Bilingual? Start Here

If you are interested in exposing your kids to a language, these tips will help set them on the path to learning a new language the fun way!

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How to Create a Calming Bedtime Routine for Baby

Set your baby up for a good night’s sleep with these helpful tips for establishing a bedtime routine you’ll both enjoy.

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The AKC Offers Fun & Educational Activities for Young Dog Lovers

Now that the kids are home they can spend more time doting on their pets.

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Holidays, Parenting & Divorce: 3 Must-Read Tips for Mom

“Being a separated or divorced mom can create a whole new set of challenges you never could’ve anticipated. Deep breath.This does get easier, I promise.”

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Co-Parenting Tips That Really Work

Headed for divorce or are you co-parenting? Read these tips to create a positive co-parenting environment for your family.

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All You Knead to Know to Make Your Own Playdough

Celebrate National Play-Doh day with a little batch of dough at home.

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US Kids Have An Obesity Problem—& It’s Not Getting Better

It’s not enough to simply add healthy choices to their diet.

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6 Key Things Every Potty Training Parent Should Remember

Potty training is a huge milestone in every young child’s life and this is especially true for parents. A potty-trained child means no more diapers, changing tables, or accidents. But every child develops at a different rate, which means there’s…

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6 Super Easy Ways to Make up Your Own Baby Food Like a Boss

Is your baby between four and six months old? If so, then this is the moment you’ve been waiting for: starting solid foods! Starting solids can be super easy, super healthy and really fun to make. Even if you’ve never…

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This Is How to Survive Even the Worst Sleep Regression

Did you know your baby will go through three major sleep regressions during his or her first year of life? I bet you didn’t think about that when you first wanted to get pregnant: Sleep regressions, what now? Yes—this is…

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My Healthy (& Delicious) Teething Cookie Recipes for Babies

Healthy cookies the littles are sure to love (bonus: they help with teething!).

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Trader Joe’s Is Cracking Down on How Much Cauliflower Rice You Can Buy

If you frequently buy cauliflower rice at Trader Joe’s, you need to know about this latest crackdown.

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Let Them Get Bored! (& Other Ways to Avoid This Summer Slippery Slope)

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As we head into summer, it can be helpful to set clear expectations for our kids, in order to avoid challenges and ensure that everyone in the family has fun. The summer months tend to create a relaxed…

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Chickpea Cheddar Grilled Cheese

Serves 2

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided use
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
4 slices sourdough bread
1/2 cup loosely packed fresh baby spinach
4 slices Arla® Cheddar Sliced Cheese


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How To Bottle Feed A Breastfed Baby Who Doesn’t Like Bottles (ANY Bottles)

It doesn’t happen overnight. Consistency is key. Be patient with yourself. Don’t give up. These are all things I tell my clients in regards to getting organized, and they are true. Cliché but true, and so far I have found…

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The First Child is Practice

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Recently, I was complaining to my co-worker about some sleep issues I’ve been having with my almost 20-month-old. I’m positive it’s the normal 18-month sleep regression that has been lingering, and I told him I remember my oldest…

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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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Banana Blackberry Ice Cream Split

Bananas and blackberries come together to pack a healthy and delicious one-two punch.

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Guilt-Free “Ice Cream”

This is a perfect dessert to share with your kids & rest of the family without feeling guilty while the Bay Area weather heats up this year 
What You’ll Need:

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2 cups of Bananas…

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Baked cookie on the outside, soft cookie dough center. These cookie dough balls are the best of both worlds!

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Potty Training: A Marathon, Not a Sprint

When Matt and I found out that we were pregnant for the second time we were surprised, excited, and a little terrified. Our little girl was approaching two years old, still sitting in the tiny car seat that…

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A Blueberry, Peach & Pecan Smoothie Bowl

You’ll want second and third helpings of this smoothie bowl that uses peaches, blueberries and almond milk.

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Colorful Yogurt Dots

If your kids love yogurt and fruit, they’re in for a real treat with this easy recipe that calls for only three ingredients!

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Gluten-Free Patriotic Smoothie Bowl

This little taste of summer helps you celebrate America the healthy way.

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Tropical Pitaya Smothie Bowl

Bring back summer with this gluten-free bowl of tropical goodness.

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Roasted Peach & Yogurt Pops

It’s peach season. Use this seasonal fruit to sweeten up your ice pop for a delicious summertime treat.

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