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20 Baby Memory Books & Baby Journals

Keepsake pockets, ink pads and written prompts you’ll want to fill out!

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Your Guide to Seattle’s Free (& Cheap) Museum Days

Seattle is home to some of the finest museums in the country, and we’ve got the scoop on how to see them for free or next to nothing.

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The Ultimate Guide to Parenting Groups in DC

It takes a village. Expand your DC network with these parent groups for virtual support.

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What It Takes to Raise Socially Aware Children

“I’ve found that boosting my girls’ social awareness, compassion, and empathy boils down to embracing these practices.”

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Find Fun & Adventure at San Diego’s Top Beaches for Families

Whether you want to catch a wave, search for seashells or frolic with Fido and the kids, these area beaches have got it all for families.

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Disney’s New Musical Series Aims to Educate Kids on Race & Social Justice

Questlove and The Roots will provide the tunes for series launching later this year.

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48 U.S. Spots to Visit with Your Kids Before They Grow Up

From islands to mountaintops, we rounded up the most amazing places to visit with your favorite little travelers.

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Prisoners of the Pandemic

“There’s no guidebook for parenting in a pandemic. I wish there were. And now I have my twenty-year-old son pumping iron in my garage like a convict in his cell.”

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How to Talk with Children & Teens about the Election

“Britannica for Parents offers research-backed suggestions and talking points for families to discuss the 2020 presidential election with their children and teens.”

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I Was Homeschooled as a Child. This Is What I Think about It Now

“Decisions about school can be nerve-wracking as we wonder how they’ll affect our children’s long-term future, so allow me to share some observations as an adult looking back on the experience of homeschooling from kindergarten through middle school.”

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What You Need to Know about Family Burnout

“Being in a constant caretaking role for days, weeks and now months can certainly be exhausting. Add to that the emotional overload most of us are already experiencing, you are most likely burned out.”

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5 Important Strategies for Breastfeeding during COVID

“It’s such a vulnerable time for both mom and baby that extra care should be made to make sure mom and baby feel supported.”

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The Utterly Honest Reasons Why I Don’t Want Another Baby

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I love babies. Seriously, I’m what you might call a “baby person.” I love nothing more than the feel of a newborn on my chest, their tiny body cozy in footed pajamas. I always knew I would be…

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Study Examines Burnout While Working Remotely

37% report working longer hours since the pandemic started.

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One Cool Thing: Handmade Bracelets for a Cause

Find out more about resilienSEED and these charming bracelets that are handmade with love.

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27 Kids Books That Feature Diverse Characters

It’s important to make sure your reading list offers a wide array of diverse characters; it’s an easy way to show budding readers that while human beings come in all shapes, sizes and colors, we all have the same emotions and feelings.

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How to Teach Your Kids to Save Money for Emergencies

“The next time you run out of stay-at-home activities to keep the family busy, take some time to work with your kids on managing their money—it pays off in the long run.”

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29 Books for Kids About Racism, Inequality & Injustice in America

If you’re having a hard time finding the right way to approach the topic, let literature lend a helping hand.

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Kindergarten Teacher Makes Video to Explain Racism to Children

She explained racism in a way young children could understand.

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Now You Can Stream “The Hate U Give” for Free

The movie is also available to purchase at a discount.

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Foreign Language Singalong, Story Times & Classes From NYC Businesses

Try a new tongue with the little one, or enjoy a book or song virtually in your native one!

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"Gimme Six Feet"

The Holderness Family Drops New Song to Encourage Safe Distancing

The song emphasizes the importance of keeping 6 feet of distance between yourself and others in public spaces.

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10 Magazines for Kids to Subscribe to Now

We’re happy to report that there’s a publication for nearly every age and stage.

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5 Fascinating Parenting Lessons Family Research Taught Us in 2017

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2017 is officially in the history books and along with it, shelves full of parenting research become part of history too. Fortunately for us, a few gems of research made it out of the universities and into our…

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The Week Is Launching a New Magazine Just for Kids

This new weekly news magazine just for kids aims to make conversations about current events a little easier.

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Harriet Tubman: A Tribute to a Legend Who Truly Fits the “Bill”

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Dear Confessional,
I absolutely love writing poetry. I love it so much that in my own blank space of thoughts, I constantly make up poems about anything in my head. Something about the rhythm and melody…

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5 Reasons Why Family Dinners are Important

5 Great reasons to turn off the distractions, put down the phones, and focus on each other during dinnertime.

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Creating a Diverse and Intentional Bookshelf

“If you want your kids to imagine a better world the books on your shelf should reflect that.” — Kwame Alexander

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Holiday Family Dinner Convo Starters That’ll Break the Ice & Warm Your Hearts

Show up to the table prepared with these conversation starters that are sure to bring everyone together.

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In My Marriage & Kids, I Found Something More: Myself

While many women lose themselves during this time, marriage and kids helped me find myself.  

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How to Raise a Kid Who Loves to Learn

“Look! When I mix these paints, I get a whole new color!” Hearing your kids get excited about learning feels like glitter bombs exploding in your heart. And it’s confirmation that school and report cards are really only one sign…

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Tips for Talking to Kids About Tragedy in the News

By Caroline Knorr, Common Sense Media

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If it bleeds, it leads. The old newsroom adage about milking stories for sensationalism seems truer than ever today. And with technology doing the heavy lifting — sending updates,…

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Lauren Conrad Posts Powerful Message with Her Baby’s Instagram Debut

LC recently took to Instagram with this post that was way more than just a cute baby pic.

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A Parent’s Survival Guide to the Mall of America

This epic place is not your average mall: with nearly 30 rides and attractions including multiple roller coasters, 520 shops and endless activities, you’re going to need a primer to get through the best parts.

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If You Only Knew The Amazing Things Your Child Does In School All Day

Your child does incredible things in school every day. Much is required of her and she rises to the occasion, meeting and surpassing expectations.
As she prepares to enter the school building every morning, she knows exactly where to line…

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