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Learning the Difference between Expectations & Reality

“I’ve learned that some friends will disappear, that family will be your best support system, and that you will have good days, and you will have very difficult days—many more than you want.”

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Why I Love Fairy Tales

“Fairy tales teach us about empathy and compassion, relationships, and the difference between good and evil. These stories are more than just happily ever after. They portray real moral lessons thru characters and virtue shown in the stories.”

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This Play Mat Ensures You’ll Never Step on a LEGO Again

Clean-up time just got a whole lot easier.

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Pee, Poop & Potty Training

“It seems from the moment your baby is born, and for years to come, you find yourself talking about poop…and then there is the dreaded potty-training stage.”

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This Williams Sonoma Harry Potter Home Collection Is Right Up Our Diagon Alley

Wave your wand to make room in your kitchen for this magical collection.

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Uh Oh: Whole Foods Is Raising It’s Prices. Here’s Why

Your next grocery run to Whole Foods might cost you a little more.

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Facebook Stories for Groups Will Make Your Online Mom Groups So Much Better

Your favorite FB mom groups will never be the same again with this new feature.

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Krispy Kreme Goes Full Holiday Cheer with Ugly Sweater Donuts

These donuts were practically made to bring to the ugly Christmas sweater party at work or your kids’ school!

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Disneyland Is Making Pretty Huge Changes You’ll Definitely Notice

The Happiest Place on Earth might look a little different the next time you visit.

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6 Handy Things to Stock Up On from Walmart’s Teacher Shop

This shop for teachers has awesome deals for parents, too.

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This Awesome Amazon Prime Perk Is One You Might Not Know about—But You’ll LOVE

You’ll never believe what you can try before you buy with Amazon Prime.

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There Is a Global Chocolate Shortage & Yes, We Should Probs Panic a Little

Changing weather conditions could send the cacao plant into extinction.

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The Hottest “Star Wars” Toy of the Holiday Season

If you have a mini Jedi at home, you’ll want to get your hands on this before it’s too late.

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These Are the Fastest Selling Toys for the 2017 Holidays

These must-have toys are flying off the shelves.

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This Amazing Device Makes Bathtime Easier and Eco-Friendly

This new bathtub accessory is a tub time game changer.

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Being More by Doing Less

Photo: Sarah Badat Richardson
Today is Monday. A new week. I feel so much anxiety. It’s deep in my gut and up in my chest. It makes my breaths shallow and my heart pound. I wish that feeling would just…

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Dog Meets Baby

It is common to get so caught up in the excitement of preparing for your new baby that you forget you need to prepare your fur baby for the arrival of your new family member. Many dogs adjust just fine, but…

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Upgrade Your Playdate: 6 Fancied-Up Snacks

Next time it’s your turn to host the playdate, try one of these takes on chic takes on beloved classic fare.

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YouTube Kids Now Lets Parents Block Annoying Videos & Channels

Photo: Toca Boca via Flickr
Thanks to an update to the YouTube Kids app, parents can now block videos and channels – not because of explicit content – but because they find it annoying. That’s right: You want your kiddo…

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What Teachers Really Want for Back to School Supplies

 
Photo: Cam Bowman
It’s that time of year again when our kids head back to school. Parents settle into a normal routine, and forget to pack lunches for the first day. Oh wait, is that just me? One of…

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FDA Orders Antibacterials Removed From Consumer Soaps

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Antibacterial soaps will soon disappear from store shelves under orders from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA claims that they provide no benefits over regular soap. In the announcement Friday, the FDA states that soap manufacturers…

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Tricks Are for Kids: 7 Easy Magical Illusions to Learn Today

Conjure up serious entertainment with seven simple magic tricks.

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Ballard Locks Review

When my friend suggested that we do a toddler playdate at the Ballard Locks, I was a little surprised. I hadn’t been there since I was on an elementary school field trip and I remember being a bit bored. But,…

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Crispy Parmesan Crusted Fish

Introduce your kids to fish with this easy recipe that only requires five ingredients.

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Call of the Wild: 5 Endangered Species You Can Help Now

We think your kid just might be the superhero these endangered species need.

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Inside the Totally Awesome reSPACEd with MaryJo Monroe

MaryJo Monroe is the answer to your organization prayers. She’s the founder of reSPACEd, a nationally recognized home & business Portland organizer, known for its innovative yet affordable solutions and compassionate approach. Besides being a pro when it comes to…

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Quick & Easy Kids’ Recipe: Chicken Tikka Skewers

Want to try cooking Indian food for your little gourmet? Here’s a simple but very delicious chicken recipe that will disappear quickly from the plates! Mild curry flavors combined with the fun of eating off of a stick, make this…

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Crock Pot Mexican Corn and Bean Soup

Getting kids to eat their veggies can be extremely frustrating, especially for parents who put a great deal of effort into cooking meals that their children won’t touch. This soup is an easy way to inspire the kiddos to love…

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Kid-Friendly Recipe: Easy-Peasy Dumplings

Stuck at home on a rainy day with our play date canceled, we decided to occupy ourselves by making some dumplings (or little parcels of love as I like to call them).  It seems like a daunting task to take…

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