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A Heartfelt Salute to Parents from Grandparents

A love letter to parents—you’re doing a great job and here’s why.

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Meet Your New LA Editor, Andie Huber

Meet your new LA editor, Andie Huber!

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I Have an Amazon Side Hustle & Honestly, It’s the Best Gig for Busy Parents

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates based on the most recent data from the Consumer Expenditures Survey, in 2015, the cost of raising a child through age 17 in a middle income family today to be…

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These Batteries Taste Terrible––Here’s Why

The bitter coating serves a big purpose.

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Payless Is Making a Comeback

The leading footwear retailer launched an E-commerce and new store concept.

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The Best Christmas Light Displays in Austin

Get into the holiday spirit when you visit these epic Christmas light displays!

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Baby Shark Fingerlings Are Coming & They’re So Cute You Won’t Even Mind the Song

The cuteness of this new toy totally makes up for that song!

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This State Will Now Give 12 Weeks of Paid Family Leave to Parents

Will your state be next to join the growing movement?

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Lullabies Are the Bedtime Ritual You Shouldn’t Skip, According to Science

Millennials aren’t singing lullabies as often as their parents did. Here’s why you’ll want to warm up your vocals for bedtime.

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Here’s How to Stop Fighting Over the Radio with Your Kids

Trade in that “Kidz Bop” for classic rock before it’s too late.

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I’m Not Afraid to Push My Kids Out of Their Comfort Zones

“Growing up, I was that kid who hated trying new things.”

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A Rain Delay Didn’t Stop These Little League World Series Players from Having a Blast

These young athletes and fans didn’t let a little wet weather dampen their spirits.

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This Epic Harry Potter Pop-Up Book Is One You Have to See to Believe

This book is a must-have for muggles and wizards alike.

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Why Moms Feel All the Emotions—& That’s Okay

It’s almost midnight and I think I’ve cried at least three times today. The first time was this morning, up bright and early at the pediatrician’s office. I’d made an appointment the night before when my daughter was up coughing…

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A New Amazon Service Allows Deliveries to Be Left Inside When You’re Not Home

This new service is changing the way you receive your Amazon packages.

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Parents Just Don’t Understand These 5 Common Teen Situations

It had been one of those days. One of my teens and I had gotten into a huge fight during which she loudly and rudely shouted, “Dad, you just don’t understand!” before retreating to her room in a huff.

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How My Husband and I Teach Our Kids about Cyberbullying

News that the app Sarahah, which enables users to stalk and leave anonymous comments across the already controversial Snapchat, is topping the app charts across the world, concerns me. Are many of you feeling as worried as I am right…

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The Year’s Biggest Travel Trends According to Pinterest

Before you book your next family vaca, check out the hottest Pinterest travel trends for 2017.

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Funny Onesies & Hilarious Baby Bodysuits

Have a little fun and make your friends laugh with one of these funny bodysuits.

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Wanna Feel Happier and More Connected to Your Partner? Don’t Skip the Cuddle

No, it’s not a nap. Though it could easily trigger one. According to a new study, what makes people happier than sex is actually, cuddling. In other words, it’s not the after-glow, so much as the after-cuddle that really matters.…

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Will Close After Nearly 150 Years of Operation

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If your family was hoping to visit the famed Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus anytime soon, this is your last chance. Feld Entertainment announced the circus will hold its last Ringling Bros. performance May…

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How It Feels to Finally Have A Baby After A Long Struggle With Infertility

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This post from Sarah James originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question “How does it feel to finally have a baby after a long struggle with fertility related issues?“
After 3 years of trying to get pregnant, we…

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How It Feels to Finally Have A Baby After A Long Struggle With Infertility

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This post from Sarah James originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question “How does it feel to finally have a baby after a long struggle with fertility related issues?“
 

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After 3 years…

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When Doing Your Toddler’s Laundry Causes a Meltdown

Photo: Dutchbaby on Flickr
Well, here I am in my basement clutching onto my toddler’s striped seersucker sundress for dear life. It’s just come out of the dryer and now I’m holding back tears. No, it isn’t stained or ripped…

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How It Feels to Finally Have A Baby After A Long Struggle With Infertility

This post from Sarah James originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question “How does it feel to finally have a baby after a long struggle with fertility related issues?“
After 3 years of trying to get pregnant,…

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Why “Tumble Leaf” Will Be Your Kid’s New Obsession

Discover why we’re enamored with Amazon’s award-winning Tumble Leaf series and how the show will win over you and your kids the moment you hit play.

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8 Local Kiddie Bands You’ll Get Hooked On

Listen up! D.C. is ripe with talented kiddie bands that play in a variety of venues. Here are the music makers that guarantee some serious boogie for baby and you.

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A Bon Voyage Party with a Thanksgiving Twist

Thanksgiving can be a season of pastry, not poultry, which is what drew us to this fab bon voyage party.

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Meet Ayren, Red Tricycle’s DC Editor

Don’t let Ayren’s laid back, nonchalant attitude fool you. This local mama of little man, Trey is on the pulse of family-friendly activities, eateries, new openings, and events in the D.C. metro area. Ask her what should be on a…

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SkyView: What You Need to Know About Atlanta’s Ferris Wheel

The largest portable ferris wheel in the United States (it’s nearly 20 stories high), SkyView provides riders with magical city views coupled with a birds-eye view of whatever is going on at Centennial Olympic Park—which during the holidays means lots…

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Just Opened: Seattle’s Newest Place to Splash Around

The love between a little one and her spray park is a special thing. Somewhere between puppy love and her love for the ice cream truck on a sunny day, it’s high up there on the list. And we moms…

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Make a Splash: Our Favorite Pools & Beaches

School is out for summer and thankfully, for kids and parents alike, splash is now in session at the over 50 New York City public pools (most open June 28 through September 3, 2012, but call ahead or check pool…

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