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The Ultimate Bay Area Playground Guide

Our ultimate 2021 Bay Area playground guide points you to the best places to slide, swing and play!

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Wonder-ful! Gal Gadot Announces Birth of Third Daughter, Daniella

She and husband Jaron Varsano welcome their third child together!

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Royal Baby on the Way! Princess Beatrice Is Pregnant with First Child

Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter is due this fall!

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LEGO Movie World Is about to Open & Everything Is Awesome

New “The LEGO Movie” attractions await!

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Blaming versus Giving the Benefit of the Doubt

What does attribution style have to do with parenting? A lot more than you realize.

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Waiting to Hear These 3 Simple Words

“It’s one of those things that most don’t even think about. And it’s something a mother hears a million times over a lifetime unless your child is nonverbal.”

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How Self Love Got Me through High School

“This girl, as miserable as she was, woke up each day, maybe a bit shaky and not as strong as she hoped to be, and placed one foot in front of the other, saying a silent prayer for this day to move along and to find some joy.”

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To the Special Needs Parents Who Came before Us

“Thank you. You have allowed me to learn from your life and to change what I thought this parenting journey would look like with a fresh perspective.”

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Dear Younger, Wide-Eyed Me: Welcome to Parenthood

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We have a photo wall in my house of black and white pictures from different important stages of our lives. I love the pictures, I love how the wall looks, and I stare at it often. Sometimes…

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These Major Retailers Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving This Year

Some stores are opting to stay closed for the holiday.

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Mattel Launches #ThankYouHeroes Program with Barbie to Support Children of First Responders

For every eligible career doll sold between May 14-17, Barbie will donate a doll to the First Responders Children’s Foundation.

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Girls’ Voices Matter. Here’s 4 Ways to Let Them Know That

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Girls know how to create stories on Instagram. They are experts at Snap streaks. They can run circles around us when it comes to using social media platforms to share photos and their highlight reel as well as…

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This Teacher Came Up with an Ingenious Way to Help Kids with Their Mental Health

Talking about your feelings isn’t always easy, but Post-It notes can help.

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These Are the Most Popular Toys of the Decade, According to Walmart

Take a trip down memory lane with your kids favorite toys.

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Here’s Where to Get All the New Baby Yoda Merch, Including an Ugly Christmas Sweater

The “Mandalorian” character is coming to Amazon and a store near you!

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Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

We live in a world where we see the very feeling of being uncomfortable as “bad” and a thing to avoid. But avoiding uncomfortable feelings gets in the way of doing the things we want to do, of growing, and truly living the lives we want to live.

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The Rookie Parent Advantage

Many parents feel under-qualified to rear their own children, especially if it’s their first. But there’s an advantage to being a rookie—here’s why.  

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How to Keep Kids Safe in Your Car During the Winter

Keep your kids safe and warm all winter long.

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Amazon Prime Members Can See “Aquaman” a Week Before Everyone Else—Here’s How

Prime members can dive in to the movie before everyone else.

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Netflix Is the New Home of the Entire Roald Dahl Movie Universe

Netflix got the Golden Ticket on the best series of original films for kids yet.

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Chrissy Teigen Is Writing a Cookbook for Kids & She Wants Your Help

Chrissy Teigen wants to help you prep your kids’ meals.

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This Disney Parks x Kate Spade Bag Collab Is Pure Magic & We Can’t Wait for It

The stylish line of accessories will only be available at Disney Parks.

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This Gourmet Food Hack Could Help Get Your Picky Eater to Actually Eat

It’s all about presentation, but you can leave the micro-greens off the plate.

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The Harry Potter Movie Thanksgiving Marathon Is Back & Starts Tonight

Potterheads just got one more reason to be thankful this year.

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What Is Netflix Ultra? The Promise of Prettier Pictures Will Cost You

An increase in picture quality inevitably means an increase in prices for consumers—but will it work?

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The Inside Scoop on the All-New Chicago Dogs

Take the kids out to the ball game and root, root, root for a brand new home team!

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The 5 Most Important Things Every New Mom Should Know

Women need to build each other up and share some love along this journey called motherhood. When a woman becomes a mom, she needs support even more than she did the day before. Today’s society lends itself to self-judging and…

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This Viral Video about Motherhood Is As Real as It Gets

This is a viral video just about any mom can relate to so much.

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