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4 Ways to Have Fun Before the Summer is Over

While it’s easy to spend the latter days of summer longing for school to start, why not create some lifelong memories before the summer is over?

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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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Set New Year’s Intentions Rather Than Resolutions

“In the spirit of setting ourselves free from the psychological weight that’s dragging so many of us down, I propose this be of intentions rather than resolutions.”

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4 Tips to Help You Get Through Winter Sickness

“Life doesn’t stop just because you’re sick. So how did I make it through? Here are my tips for making the best of a situation when you aren’t feeling your best.”

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Dear Single Mom: You Are Enough

As a single mom, you sometimes wonder if you’re doing the whole parenting thing wrong. But I’m here to tell you that couldn’t be farther from the truth.

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To the Mamas Out There Just Trying to Make It Work

I was running late taking my daughter to preschool today. This past Daylight Savings Time has really thrown us for a loop and everyone just wants to keep sleeping in the morning. I actually had to wake my son up…

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Get a Free Car Seat with This Car Rental Company’s Awesome Offer for Families

A new partnership is making it easier for families to travel in comfort and safety.

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Pinterest Just Released New Tools to Make Organizing Your Pins Ever Easier

It’s time to get your Pinterest boards and pins in order!

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My Confessions As the Mom of a Strong Willed Child

I yell at my kids.

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I’ve grabbed my son Jack by the arm and literally dragged him to his room. I have slapped his hand, spanked his butt and told him I’m moving to California…

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Lyft Now Has Car Seats for Kids

Lyft is now offering car seats as a ride option, but the new feature comes with a cost.

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The Easiest DIY Spin on the Classic Summer Treat (Chocolate Involved!)

When you think of summertime what dessert pops into your head? S’mores, right?! This classic summer dessert is an absolute favorite of ours. I mean, what’s not to love about a warm gooey chocolate dessert?! There’s just one problem –…

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How I Finally Got My Children to Leave the House On Time

photo: Matt Bauer via flickr

Getting out of the house without yelling at times requires some divine intervention…

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A while back, it didn’t matter WHERE we were headed, there would be “incidents” that prevented us…

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Climbing Mount Motherhood…And Trying to Not Tumble Over the Cliff’s Edge

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There are days where I feel like I am mountain climbing my way through parenthood.  I stumble, I sweat, the air feels significantly thinner and I am in danger of passing out.  Today is one of those day.  …

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Why I Don’t Want to Be Your Mom Friend

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Hi Regina,
I’m writing in response to the 10 emails about ladies’ night at T.G.I. Friday’s. I’m sorry I didn’t respond the first nine times, but there was a swarm of angry bees and I couldn’t get a…

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Brace Yourself: This is the Friday Night Lights of Baseball

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Baseball isn’t really my thing.
It’s not that I hate it, it just does nothing for me. Yes, I may appease the fam bam by dragging myself to a few games each season (okay – one), but I’ve…

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The Moment My Baby Grew Up

Photo: Jessica Valcarcel
Today my husband and I took our two-year-old daughter to a six-year-old birthday party. I recognize that doesn’t appear that interesting but trust me it was. When we were invited to this party my first thought was…

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Doctor House Calls Made Easy With the Heal App

You and the internet have a special relationship. You’ve asked it everything from “What’s the normal reaction to a bee sting?” to“How much tylenol should a two-year-old have?” to “What’s the closest urgent care center?”
Stop guessing, and get the…

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Do You Remember These Old School Playground Features?

Whether tether ball was your thing or if it was the rocket monkey bars, take a peek at these throwback playground features you surely rocked as a kid.

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Quick Fix: The New Local Meal Delivery Service for Busy D.C. Parents

Don’t want to cook, but need a break from pizza delivery? Try something that’s truly good for you.

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20 Fun Words to Learn for Dictionary Day

We’ve rounded up 20 interesting words to learn on National Dictionary Day.

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Hidden Gem: Westmoreland Park Nature Play Area

Westmoreland Park Nature Play Area is all about serious playtime using natural structures and kids’ imaginations.

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A New and Improved Playfield You Gotta Visit

With new play equipment and climbing structures and one of Seattle Parks’ longest zip lines, the newly renovated Rainier Beach Playfield is the perfect go-to spot for family fun.

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Huzzah! There’s a New Toy Store in Venice

Huzzah: an expression of approval, or delight. And approval and delight is what your kids will express when you take them to the newest toy store to hit the Westside.

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Talking Shop: A Parent’s Guide to Scott’s Antique Market

To Scott’s, or not to Scott’s? With a few insider tips, you’ll be increasing your odds for a successful trip to Scott’s with the smalls.

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Trucks and Things That Go App: Roll, Float & Fly Your Way to Fun

What is it about things that roll, float, and fly that enchant our kids? An hour riding the bus or watching the garbage men in their huge truck is enough to make our transportation-crazy kids excited for days. With the…

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Just Opened: A Playground in the Heart of Downtown

Whether you’re already downtown running errands, need somewhere to let your kiddos run wild before dragging them to yet another round of shopping, or if you’re simply looking for a new place to explore, the newly opened Westlake Park Playground…

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Best Seat in the House: A Drive-In Movie Survival Guide

Drive-ins might seem way retro but they’re making a come back. Read our tips for making the trip worth every penny.

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Sam I Am

It happens during many a stroller walk. You load up Little One, tuck his fave, cozy blankie around him, and nestle his sippy cup and favorite toy by his side. A few blocks later, you gaze at LO to find…

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