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Instagram Just Announced New Features to Majorly Upgrade Privacy for Teens

Three new features will make it safer for teens on the massively popular platform.

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I Didn’t Know This Would Be the Last Time

I didn’t know that all the days of you asking me for my time, would turn into me asking you for yours.

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My Daughter Saved Me in the Most Unexpected Way

“The script in my mind, for most of my life, was that by watching my daughter with my husband, I was going to heal vicariously through them and their love. That’s not reality. And, none of that happened.”

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What Happens When a Word’s Definition Is Outdated?

When Kennedy Mitchum grew tired of defending a broader definition of racism, she set out to change it with the very book that holds the key to all definitions—the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

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How to Pick Eyeglasses for Your Kid’s Face Shape

If your kid needs glasses, check out this face-shape guide to find out what shape eyewear will accentuate their good looks.

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Verizon’s Newest Phone Plan Is Just for Kids

Here’s what parents should know before getting their kid a phone.

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The One Goal I Set That Changed My Entire Life

How do you find your happy? Here is one woman’s journey.

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Should You Watch “Bird Box” on Netflix? Sandra Bullock Says All Moms Can Relate

Not sure if you can handle “Bird Box” on Netflix? Here’s a spoiler-free preview.

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Science Explains Why We Want to Pinch ALL the Cute Baby Cheeks

This scientific reason for cuteness will surprise you.

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How Our ‘Neighbors’ Inspired Us to Get a Real Christmas Tree

Across the street from where we live is not one, but two, planted Christmas trees. One is small and fluffy like a Douglas Fir, and the other is huge and defined like a Spruce. They seem out of place. I…

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Here’s Why Girl Gamers Rock—& Why We Need More of Them

Playing video games has a surprising lifelong impact for girls.

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Moms with Rude Coworkers Are More Likely to Do This with Their Kids at Home

Having rude co-workers doesn’t just affect you, it has an impact on your kids, too.

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Fur Realz, Crash Bandicoot Is Back!

Here’s why this ’90s icon is back and better than ever.

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15 Signs You’re a Kid of the 90s

Do you identify as a kid of the 90s?

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I Went Back To Work And I Hated It

Some of my stay-at-home-mom friends started going back to work recently. It got me thinking about moving in that direction as well. Because, well, the grass is always greener on the other side, right?

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How I Learned to Appreciate My Kids at Every Age and Stage

Don’t get me wrong! I don’t want another baby. My kids are great, but I love where we all are right now. You know, if it’s not broke… Anyway, I should start by telling you I might just be wired…

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I’m a Dad and My Biggest Hope Is for My Kids to Grow Away from Me

The other day I was playing around with my three year old daughter, and I felt a sensation I believe most parents know all too well. I don’t know if there is a specific name for this feeling, but I…

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My Work with Parents Taught Me the Power of Our Role in Shaping Kids’ Voices

Many parents feel powerless when it comes to their kids because they can’t get their kids to listen and do the things they want. What they don’t realize is there’s so much unspoken power that they hold that they are forgetting to access. 

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How Parents Can Grow from Mistakes (Because They Do Happen)

No matter what your belief system and without getting too philosophical, I think we can all agree that nobody is perfect. Where we differ is what to do when we make a mistake, grown ups and kids included. It reminds…

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Earlier Bedtimes for Kids is Better for Your Sanity, According to Study

Why early to bed is better for everyone, especially moms.

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15 Things That Your Kids Will Never Understand

We’re taking a trip down memory lane. How many of these things do you remember?

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Do This Now: Embrace the Power of Your Parenting

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Many parents feel powerless when it comes to their kids because they cannot get their kids to listen and do the things they want. What they do not realize is that there is so much unspoken power that…

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Spring Cleaning Inside and Out

No handyman, no problem
There are a variety of simple, DIY spring home maintenance tasks that you can tackle without hiring a professional. Start with window cleaning and while you spritz and spray look to see if they need resealing.…

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Hygge: The Art of Living a Cozy Life

Have you heard the Danish word hygge? Up until last week, I had not. But then I mentioned it to a friend and she had heard of it and tries to live a hygge filled life. I think we would…

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Today’s Message of So-Called Love Could End Up Costing the Youth of Tomorrow

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This is what I know: men and women were never meant to define each other.
Finding ourselves all wrapped up in another person is like eating too much chocolate. It tastes good on the way down but…

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5 Ways to Teach Your Child Empathy

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Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. The lack there of is the cause of many social ills that we see in society today. Children that become adults without being taught…

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The 5 Friends Every New Mama Needs

As a new mom, these are the friends you need to hold onto.

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