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Teething Pain? We Love This Plant-Powered (& Travel-Friendly) Solution

Finally, we can start traveling again! If you have a baby, you know how much gear you need to make your trip as smooth as possible—if you have a teething baby, you have an extra challenge. Well—challenge accepted because we…

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When Your Business Partner Is Your Life Partner

“If you’re managing to stay afloat at work and home right now, you’ve got to high five yourself—and your partner. Remember, you wouldn’t be here if you weren’t in this together.”

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Study Reveals How Parents Really Feel about Daylight Saving

Hint: you may not look “forward” to it.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: May 24, 2019

Rolling into the weekend with a new batch of hilarious tweets.

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A SoCal Kid’s Snow Day: The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Does the thought of a trip to the snow with your munchkins send shivers up your spine? Our SoCal beach babes are often not equipped for a day in the white stuff.  Does anyone in your family really know how…

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The FDA Issues Warning to Parents: Teething Jewelry Isn’t Safe for Babies

Those popular teething necklaces and bracelets could do more harm than good.

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The NEW Harry Potter LEGO Collab Is Wingardium LeviAwesome (Sneak Peek!)

We got a sneak peek at the latest collab between LEGO and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

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This Simple Hack Is the Fastest Way to Cool Off Your Car In Summer Heat

Luckily there are some simple steps you can take to beat the heat.

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Tweets of the week- 3.23.18

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: March 23, 2018

Thank you, Twitter parents for making us laugh this week.

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This Major Change to MLB Games Will Benefit Young Baseball Fans Everywhere

Parents, get ready to thank Major League Baseball for these big changes.

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How to Play Pretend With Your Kids in 5 Easy Steps (& Legit Have Fun, Too)

One mom’s amazingly unique and practical suggestions for how to play pretend with your children.

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Sometimes, Mama Just Needs a Break

Moms should be allowed to just NOT for a day.

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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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This Dad’s Solution to Naptime While Shopping Had Us LOLing

Sometimes naptime can’t wait and this dad made the best of the situation.

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We See World Travel in Your Future: 5 Steps to Getting Baby’s Passport

Photo: Matt Brubeck
The time has arrived. You received the awesome invitation to a destination wedding, family reunion, or a few friends are taking their kids to a great spot. It’s been a few months since baby was born and…

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All Aboard! Thomas Land Reopens April 8

Thomas, Percy, Cranky the Crane, Diesel and even Harold the Helicopter are back and waiting for your little engineers to climb on board.

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Study Shows Your Smartphone is Making You a Cranky Parent

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Sneaking a quick peek at Facebook while you nurse the baby or posting a pic on Instagram while the kids play is totally harmless, right? Maybe not. Researchers have found a link between parents’ smartphone use…

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Why a Toddler is Your Must-Have Pregnancy Wingman

Photo: Lauren Wellbank
Being pregnant is a wonderful, amazing, miracle of an experience. You get to create this life inside of you, and then feel it grow and develop. Eventually you baby grows to become a tiny person that you will grow…

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Beat the Blues this Holiday Season

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Around mid-November every year I start to get a little anxious about the holiday season. Maybe it is the massive amount of family birthdays that fall during the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holidays, possibly it is…

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Worried about Your Quiet Child?

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Did you ever worry about your child being quiet? Wondering if (s)he is social enough, has enough friends, is well liked etc.? If you did, you’re not alone. Many parents worry about their child not living up to…

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Daycare – Only the Hard Ones Survive

I’m not sure who suffers the most on a child’s first month at daycare. Is it the weeping child, the anxious parent, or the care provider trying to calm the child and the parent?   I can only speak from…

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I Have a Difficult Baby

Do you have a difficult baby? Hear this mom’s story and insights about the challenges she’s encountered.

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Chime (Last Minute Babysitting App) Debuts in D.C.

Finding and booking a last minute babysitter in D.C. just got a whole lot easier.

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Lost and Found

Photo: Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream Winter Park, FL
The last day of school was a blast! The local ice cream shop sent a truck that parked outside of my son’s school. Parents and kids chatted, ate ice cream, and played. It was…

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The things I will never tell you

As a special needs parent, there are many things I will never say.

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I believe most parents like me speak in “code.” I’m pretty sure I’m not alone with this.
I will never tell you…

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Sew Many Classes, Sew Little Time

It your future Project Runway stars are ready to sharpen their sewing skills, these sewing classes range from very beginner to ones where they can create their very own fashion lines.

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10 Warning Signs You’re a Tank Mom (or Dad)

If you’ve got a Little Blue Engine haunting your halls, floors and possibly even your dreams, you are probably the parent of a Thomas-obsessed child. Here’s our Really Useful list of warning signs.

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9 Surprising Lullabies That Calm Cranky Babies

You’ll never believe what songs calmed nine crying babies – until you see it. We have video proof that even Katy Perry and Nine Inch Nails can lull your little to sleep.

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New & Cool: An App-Controlled Infant Seat

Proving the modern age is full of fun and helpful surprises, 4mom’s new mamaRoo is here. Here’s how to rock it without leaving your couch.

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A Cooling Pad for Hot Stroller Rides

It’s like the ice packs you put in lunch boxes, but for baby bums. Find out about the newest product we’re raving about.

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Meet a D.C. Dad Who is a Lullaby King

Bethesda musician Jeff Bradford has played in rock bands and toured internationally for decades. Then he had his first child and created Jammy Jams, a CD series full of hip, modern twists on lullabies.

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Just Opened: The Larder

Snacking just got civilized.  It began in Brentwood.  Perhaps you noticed in as you innocently made your way to a grown up date night at Tavern.  You stop, sidetracked and captivated by a most wondrously taunting thoroughfare: all these mountains…

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