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Dear Cancer: A Mother’s Answer to the Unanswered Questions

Photo: Robin L. Reynolds
I remember the day my heart was broken. It was in the early morning hours of May 12th. Wearing the baggy pink sweatpants I purchased the night before, I sat in a stiff vinyl hospital chair.…

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One Third of Parents Have Faked Sleeping to Avoid Changing Diapers, Study Says

Now there’s a solution to on-the-go diaper changing messes.

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8 Changes You Should Never Make for Your Partner

Here are some parts of you that you should NEVER change because of someone else, and how to tell if you already, so you can stop.

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Forget Leggings. Every Mom Needs a Good Pair of Mom Jeans—Here’s Why

“There’s nothing like the feeling of a great pair of high rise jeans hugging your middle in a supportive and non-muffin-top-inducing way.”

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Shop Here Now: Orange Bird in Hayes Valley

Find frayed denim, unicorn socks and the coolest trucker hats EVER at San Francisco’s new tween shop.

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10 Signs That You Have a Toddler

Photo: Shanna Trombetta ( Personal Photo)
When you’re the parent of a toddler, there is never a dull moment! You’ve never laughed so hard, or felt this exhausted and rewarded. Here are 10 signs that you have a true toddler on your hands…

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The Hell That is Bathing Suit Shopping: A Triplet Mom’s Perspective

Last year’s bathing suit, which I loved, is worn out and faded so I hit the mall searching for a new one.
People, it didn’t go well. I tried on a bunch of tankinis but the fitted tops made me…

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Am I Too Fat for Stitch Fix?

Photo: Wendy Nielsen
I received my 18th Stitch Fix box. At this rate, some might consider me an optimist and others might call me a glutton for punishment.
Let me back it up here. Stitch Fix is a monthly subscription…

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Grateful

 
I took my seventh-grade daughter to the mall yesterday. Please note that I love shopping so when I had her I assumed we would be shopping buddies. See the picture of us when she was five months old at…

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Congrats Audra McDonald! Actress Announces She Is Pregnant in Super Cute Way

Photo:Audra McDonald via Facebook 
Congrats Audra! Actress Audra McDonald and husband Will Swenson are expecting their second child together. Audra, age 45, thanks her fancy footwork for keeping her fertile in a recent tweet.
The Tony Award winning actress will…

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Just (Re) Opened!: LuLu’s Then & Now is Bigger & Better

The new location of the chic-on-the-cheap store for kids has more room and more stock — plus a toy boutique and drop-in play space!

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Go Under the Wurlitzer & Behind The Screen at the El Capitan Theatre

Take a magical trip back in time to Tinseltown’s golden age when you go backstage (and under the stage!) on a brand new tour of Disney’s El Capitan Theatre.

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Just Opened: Whimsy Boutique in Lafayette

A new kids’ boutique in Lafayette is filled with stellar styles to outfit your little fashionista or dapper dude.

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A Swimwear Shop That Boasts Suits, a Tiki Bar, and a Play Area

It’s time for that annual event you may very well dread…bathing suit shopping. And while you may have a suit or two that can hang in for another summer of pools, lakes, sprinklers and water slides, it really is time…

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Reuse, Recycle, Really Fabulous: A New Consignment Store in Bellevue

Call it the call of the eco-conscious and not just the cost-conscious.  Never mind that shopping for maternity clothes isn’t exactly the bundle of joy you’d hoped it would be (um, hello, newly shaped rear-end). Or the fact that you’ve…

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City Sidewalks, Busy Sidewalks

Just the mere thought of roaming the aisles of the mega-stores, with their jammed parking lots and jingle-cats music, is giving you a holiday-headache. Don’t despair! We’re psyched to bring you three brand-new retail options where you can shop, calmly,…

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