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Recall Alert: Johnson & Johnson Recalling 5 Lines of Aerosol Sunscreens

They’re potentially contaminated with a known carcinogen.

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In Defense of Thanksgiving

“Let’s slow down and enjoy November, its fiery show of leaves going out in a blaze of glory, the countdown to the Thanksgiving Feast, the constant reminder to ‘give thanks’ inherent in the name of the season.”

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The Darker Side of Motherhood

“I need breaks from my child sometimes. Not in the cute hiding in the bathroom eating a candy bar way, but in the crying into my pillow wishing I had more endurance and patience way.”

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Hammerin’ Hank: 23+ Amazing Facts About Hank Aaron

You probably know he was a home-run record holder but did you know that Hank Aaron was awarded the highest medal in the land? Or that he held a Doctorate from Princeton? Read on for even more cool things to learn about this legendary man.

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Harry Potter: Puzzles and Spells

New “Harry Potter: Puzzles and Spells” Mobile Game Releases Trailer

The game will feature match-3 style puzzles and daily event challenges.

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5 Organizations Improving the World for Our Kids

Children might be our future, but we shouldn’t make them clean up our physical, environmental or emotional messes. These organizations ensure we can be proud of the world we’re leaving behind.

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25 Random Snacks We Ate In the 1970s & 1980s

From Ding Dongs to Hawaiian Punch, here are throwback snacks that’ll remind you of your own childhood.

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13 Important Water Safety Tips from the Great Wolf Lodge

Get ready for epic water fun with these safety tips from the Director of Aquatics at the Great Wolf Lodge

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First Look: These New Harry Potter LEGO Sets Are Pure Magic

Grab your wands and get ready for a magical summer.

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6 Things That Are Big No-Nos at Disneyland & Disney World

If you’re thinking about spreading your loved one’s ashes at Disney, think again.

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Here’s Why Some of Your Kids’ Favorite Treats Will Taste Very Different Very Soon

A big change is coming to some of your favorite and most familiar treats.

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Kate Hudson’s Mom Goldie Hawn Did the Craziest Things While Her Daughter Gave Birth

Here’s how Goldie Hawn “helped” as her daughter, Kate Hudson, gave birth.

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Harry Potter Heads Back to School in with Epic “Hogwarts Mystery” Update

Get ready to cast spells and meet your new professors at Hogwarts in this epic game.

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We Need to Talk about Tiny Turkeys for Thanksgiving

They say millennials ruin everything, but tiny turkeys are a new Thanksgiving tradition we can get behind.

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Would You Dye Your 2-Year-Old’s Hair Hot Pink? This Mom Did

This mom’s IG video has started a heated debate as to what age is acceptable for kids to dye their hair.

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Chrissy Teigen Takes on Would-Be Mom-Shamers for the Umpteenth Time

This innocent mommy-daughter ride down the slide turned into an Insta-battle.

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Why I Would Encourage You to Be a Best Friend

Why this Spoke Contributor would encourage you to be a best friend, not a bully friend. 

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Teaching Kids to Ride a Bike Can Be Emotional—So I Learned to Just Go with It

Photo: Chris Hatounian
The moment a kid learns to ride a bike is an amazing moment for both kids and parents. It’s one of those moments that is almost guaranteed to get shared on Facebook. But the lead up to…

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Trader Joe’s Sunscreen Is the Only One You’ll Want This Summer. Here’s Why

This is the only sunblock you’re going need this summer!

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That Time I Forgot I Love My Husband

Photo: Simply Green Photography
I love my husband Gabe more than I thought it was possible to love anyone, but sometimes I forget.  I get swept up in our day-to-day life, managing the comings and goings of our tribe and…

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What Exactly is a Booger? And Other Great Kid Questions

Everyone has questions—and kids are pros at asking lots of them. When the answers seem nowhere to be found…Ask Dr. Universe! Dr. Wendy Sue Universe teams up with experts to tackle baffling science questions from kids around the world. Submit…

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Making New (School) Year Resolutions

Photo: Kelli Matthews
New jeans, fresh kicks, a cool backpack, perfectly sharpened pencils and beautifully organized binders. Forget January 1, for me, the start of the school year is the perfect time to set new resolutions. Fall presents itself as a blank…

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The Coolest Santa Tracker Since 1955

Click here to read how a military organization officially became Santa’s tracker!

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Batter Up! Our Favorite Baseball Classes and Batting Cages

Around here, baseball is not just a pastime. It’s a way of life. Now that the Major League season is underway, the tiny slugger in your bunch is going to beg for a piece of the action.
Up their game…

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Here’s to Hoping: Sonics Gear for Pint-Sized Fans

The suspense is killing us! Are the Sonics coming back to Seattle? Every day seems to reveal a new element to this nail biter of a story that is making diehard fans that much closer to needing an $8 beer…

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EXPLORE: Batteries of Fort Winfield Scott, Presidio National Park

When the kids tire of the neighborhood playground and need to let off some steam, take them to the old abandoned batteries of Fort Scott, in the Presidio. Fort Scott was established as a coastal artillery post in 1912 and…

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Mommyhood Adventures in Los Angeles with Jennifer Brandt

Jennifer Brandt, one of the Los Angeles’ Top Mom Bloggers, and the managing editor of Momversation, ParentAsks and Goodbite,  tells her mommy hood adventures on her blog Perfectly Disheveled . Jenny tells us her favorite family venues and mommyhood tips…

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