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Brick or Treat Is Returning to LEGOLAND This October with Boo-Tastic Delights

Everything is awesome while you’re brick or treating!

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Our Editors Share Their Top Tips for Baby’s First Year

The first twelve months after bringing home baby are a roller-coaster of milestones, mood swings and memories. Every parent who has been there and done that has a lot of could-haves, should-haves, and would-haves from baby’s first year—whether it’s sleep…

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The Most Important Thing Our Kids Need from Us

“There is no secret sauce to parenting, there is not a magic ingredient. But this one thing always remains consistent.”

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Spring Forward: How to Survive the Time Change with Your Kids

The time change can be tricky with kids. Not to worry, we’ve got a bunch of easy-to-implement tricks to get everyone on schedule in a jiffy!

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Here’s Why Regular Bedtimes Are So Important, According to Science

It’s not just about enjoying that mom-time once the kiddos drift off to dreamland.

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Feed Your Kids’ Need for Speed

Remember the days when mom or dad would let you sit on their lap and help them drive the car into the garage? Sure you were only driving 5mph, but it was still pretty awesome. If you’ve got a little…

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Skincare Tips for Stressed Out Mamas

When we take care of ourselves we are more easily able to care for those around us. And, taking care of our skin is also just FUN!

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Anchoring Your Family Values

“When your values are unclear or not practiced, it can be difficult to be consistent with decision making, disciplining, and just finding an overall direction.”

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Introducing the Magic of Giving in 2020 & Beyond

“We may be limited in the things that we can do right now but we can challenge ourselves and our children to be limitless in our decision to give.”

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How to Keep a Family Routine While Quarantining at Home

“Sticking to a routine, while stuck at home, will help the whole family stay on track both mentally and physically and prep everyone for when life gets back on track again!”

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Escape on the Ultimate Fall Road Trip with Airbnb and MINI USA

For $1 per night (plus taxes and fees), guests can book a turn-key road trip on Airbnb.

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Motivate Your Kid to Do Their Chores With These 3 Simple Steps

“Having the ability and inner strength to follow through with the boring but necessary task in any job is a gift that will forever be with your kids and set them up for success in whatever career path they choose.”

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Co-Parenting Peacefully during a Pandemic? It’s Possible

“Children will frequently test boundaries and rules—a united front in co-parenting is crucial.”

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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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This Photo Series Adds Black Girl Magic to Your Favorite Fairy Tales

The princesses were redefined with a twist of Black girl magic.

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Loving My Flaws

“I’m never going to be a fabulous DIY mom and my house isn’t ever going to be decluttered. But I’m always going to be a mom who shows up for my kids and who my kids can count on.”

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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 Benefits of Making a Family Social Contract

“The best benefit of a social contract? It teaches self-responsibility which is such a critical component to everyday life.”

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New Year’s Eve & the Ritual of Making Resolutions

Use these tips to help you engage your younger kids in the opportunity to not only make positive changes but to stick with them too.

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One Family’s Sweet Approach to Handling Halloween Candy

The pomp and circumstance surrounding Halloween is fun—the sugar crash? Not so much. How one family tackles the candy crush at Halloween.

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New & Cool: mamaRoo sleep bassinet

4moms, the brand behind the popular mamaRoo, is set to introduce a new product into their line of innovative baby gear to help parents (and baby) score a few more moments of precious sleep.

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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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5 Ways to Help Ease the Transition from Summer to Back to School

Starting school after a summer of fun can be difficult, but these five helpful tips can help ease the transition.

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Why I Quit Sleep Training Before I Even Started

Photo: Dennis Gardner
I’m sure, like many new mothers, I was totally unprepared for motherhood. I guess no one can really prepare you for what’s about to happen but I was particularly not at all prepared for the physical and…

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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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Pearachute: The One-Stop Solution for Unlimited Fun

Learn how your kids can explore a wide range of interests with Pearachute, a monthly subscription service that allows drop-ins to some of the most popular classes. Pssst . . . there’s even summer camps!

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Can You Really Make Up For Lost Sleep? Science Has an Answer

Haven’t slept since baby was born? Try this.

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How Breastfeeding Mamas Can Breeze Through the New Year

Nursing a baby during the holidays can be chaotic—here’s how to make it easier for you and baby.

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American School Lunches Will Soon Offer Fewer Healthy Options for Kids

Be prepared for some big changes to your kid’s school lunch menu.

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What’s Keeping Your Kid Up at Night? Not Screen Time, Study Finds

Screen time might have some negative impacts on kids, but losing sleep isn’t one of them.

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How Many Parents Stay at Home with Their Kids? You Might Be Surprised

There’s been an interesting shift in who chooses to stay home with the kids.

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