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6 New Ways to Embrace Creativity This Summer

Summer is a terrific time to embrace creativity as part of your family’s routine. Here are 6 fun ways to showcase that imagination.

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27 Fall Festivals to Visit at Least Once with Kids

From giant pumpkin races to cider sipping and skeleton dances, there’s something for everyone!

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How to Help Your Pet Adjust to Your Back-to-School Routine

Summer brings lazy days, looser schedules and oftentimes, more people hanging out at home. Your pet is probably enjoying this low-key time (not to mention the extra snuggles!) just as much as you! With school on the horizon, it’s important…

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Everything You Need to Know About Fostering Animals

Thinking about bringing a furry family member into your life? Fostering a pet from a shelter or rescue organization may be the perfect way to ease into pet parenthood. Not only do you get to experience caring for a pet…

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The Mind-Body Wellness Benefits of Tea for Parents

“We all need a little morning energy boost, midday pick-me-up, or evening relaxer every now and then, but not all are as beneficial to our overall health and wellness as tea.”

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Genius At-Home Fitness Hacks for Busy Parents

Read our lazy mom’s guide to exercise.

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4 Ways to Be a Planet Saving Superhero Even during a Pandemic!

“Here are easy actions to give a KA-POW! to plastic pollution during a pandemic.”

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9 Smart Strategies for a Healthier Pregnancy

Wondering what to expect when you’re expecting? Well, heartburn for one. Here are 7 more common pregnancy problems and effective remedies.

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Answer What They Did at School Today

“As parents, we so desperately want to hear what happened during the day and share in their joy or support their tough times. But when all they say is, ‘Nothing’ we understandably may feel a bit frustrated.”

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22 Everyday Victories New Moms Should Celebrate

Give yourself a high-five for all these parenting wins. They (and you!) are worth celebrating.

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12 Black-Owned Businesses To Support Now & Always

Looking to support some of the DMV’s coolest Black-owned businesses that offer products and services for families? We’ve got you covered.

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30 Mom-Founded Clothing Brands Our Editors Love

The best baby, kids and maternity clothing out there!

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Remember Your Why

“I would wager that we don’t get burned out because of what we do. We get burned out because we forget why we do it.”

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6 Ways to Teach Your Daughter Independence

Your involvement in your daughter’s life will always be beneficial. But if you do too much, or even everything for your daughter, you’re not only robbing her of opportunities to learn life skills but also sending a message that you don’t trust in her abilities.

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10 Mindfulness Exercises Kids Can Do in the Car

“These ten activities can help bring mindfulness into your daily routine and kids think they are calming and fun.”

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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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3 Easy Lunch Hacks for the Homebound

“As you are juggling your new reality, we’re happy to remind and share with you three simple lunchtime tricks that can save you time and your sanity!”

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What Your First-Time Babysitter Needs to Know

Before you leave your child with a new sitter, this list will help set your mind at ease.

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Twin Essentials

Let me share some of the top items that have helped twin parents make life a little easier; especially when doing it alone

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Now Open! Brand New Places for Family Fun in San Diego

Miniature golf, bumper boats, a new catamaran experience, and so much more fun has newly arrived in San Diego. Check it out!

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Distance Learning Works for My Family & I Like the Upsides

Discover the unexpected benefits of distance learning for one family.

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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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Remote Learning Help for Children with Special Needs

Special education expert Kimberly Chapman offers advice and tips for helping children with special needs to adjust to remote learning.

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Quarantined in Motherhood

“I don’t want to post COVID haircuts or snaps of homemade bread. Maybe tomorrow will be different, but I’m not going to pretend it’s all right when it’s not.”

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9 Ways You Can Support Your Child’s Mental Health Right Now

“We won’t be able to shelter our children from everything, and we won’t get through it perfectly, but we are all doing our best.”

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DoorDash Wants to Save Your Summer

They are giving away free limited-edition backyard picnic kits.

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COVID-19 Advice from a Family Therapist

“It’s important to be aware of how anxiety is impacting our children and our families. Knowing how to respond to anxious feelings will help keep our families and loved ones calm and safe.”

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The Basics of Brushing Baby’s Teeth & Gums

Even before your baby’s first tooth breaks through, you should start an oral hygiene routine. Here’s how.

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5 Tips for When You Are a Parent and a Caregiver

Finding balance as a parent and a caregiver can be difficult, but it is possible. These tips will help you get into a rhythm that works for your family.

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Curious to Know What Your Teenage Daughter Thinks about Life at the Moment?

If you have a teenage girl and you are wondering how she is handling (or not handling) the COVID-19 outbreak, here are five questions to ask her and open the lines of communication.

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This Boy Scout Is Using a 3D Printer to Help Healthcare Workers

The 12-year-old is helping hundreds of local Canadian healthcare workers.

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Tips & Tricks to Treating Seasonal Allergies in Children

During this pandemic, allergy symptoms may be causing heightened anxiety for parents. Here’s what you need to know about seasonal allergies, when to call the doctor and how you can mitigate allergies at home.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Engaged While Learning at Home

“Here are some tips for keeping your kids engaged with learning at home—even when they don’t have homework to do.”

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Simple Things to Do Every Day That Actually Help You Stay Healthy

We’ve put together a list of simple ways you can keep yourself healthy and happy.

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The Secret to Motivating Your Child to Exercise

“It’s important for parents to also exercise, so they can serve as good role models and ‘practice what they preach.’ Find activities the family can do together such as bike rides, walks, trips to the beach, or even sports.”

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