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5 Ways to Simplify School Lunch Prep

Don’t let lunch box prep (or a misplaced lunch box) ruin your morning mood—these tips will not only save you time but your sanity as well.

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5 Ways Moms Can Help Balance Work & Family Time

“Here are specific tips to keep in mind to have a sense of balance in your life as a working mom.”

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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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Strategies to Encourage Your Kids to Eat Their Lunch

“Frustrated by school lunches going untouched? The good news, we’ve got easy strategies that you can use to encourage kids to eat their school lunch.”

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UNO Nothin’ But Paper

UNO Goes Green & Removes Cellophane from Deck

It’s the same matching game everyone loves.

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11-Year-Old Identical Twins Create Sleek New Writing Utensil

The name SOZY literally reflects each of the twins’ names, Sophie and Izzy.

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Come Work for Us! We’re Hiring a Local Sales Rep!

Image a job with no commute?! Get that and much, much more as our new DMV sales rep. Think you got what it takes? Click through for the scoop.

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Breastfeeding Moms Can Finally Nurse in Comfort at Every Major U.S. Airport

If you’re a breastfeeding mama, you need to know about this.

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You Can Buy the 90s Version of the Caboodle & Our Inner Teen Is Freaking Out

From TEEN Magazine to Lip Smackers, this “vintage” Caboodle re-release brings back all the ’90s feels.

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January Spoke Writing Challenge: The Productive Parent

Whether it’s parenting hacks, healthy habits or what a productive parent mindset is for you, we want to hear your stories! 

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Walmart Wants to Simplify Your Post-Holiday Returns & It’s Pretty Awesome

Walmart is streamlining their return process, making it easier than ever to return and exchange your holiday gifts.

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How I Set My Priorities Straight and Became a Present Father

When my children were younger, I had to change careers.

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I chose to do this because I wanted more money to get my children into better schools. I also wanted to move my family to…

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5 New & Cool Mom-Invented Products We Can’t Stop Talking About

Meet these fearless moms and their cool inventions including foldable travel gear, nostalgic kid’s clothes and a mealtime collaboration with Ayesha Curry.

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This Toothbrush Claims to Brush Your Teeth in 10 Seconds

This rod-shaped brush aims to change everything you know about the toothbrush.

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The Number One Thing to Know about Your Child’s Mind

We all consider our children precious, and equally so their development and progression as people. But as parents do we really understand what’s happening, at a scientific level, within the minds of our children?
Take for example one statistic: that…

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Washing Hands in Cold Water Is Just as Effective as Hot, According to Study

Getting your kids’ dirty hands clean is easier than you might think.

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Magic Fountains Worth Your Pennies

We rounded up local water fountains worthy of your wishes. Some you can actually play in!

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Getting (Every) Job Done: 5 Apps and Ideas for Staying Organized

Photo: Roman Bozhko
Being a “momtrepreneur”, I’ve got a lot going on every day. Luckily, I have some help — a few great apps and strategies that keep me on track. Week in and week out, these are my tried-and-true methods…

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5 Smart, Not-So-Obvious Tax Refund Uses

Congratulations, taxes are finished! You worked hard to meet the deadline and now can sit back, relax, and await your refund. While it is tempting to spend it on a weekend getaway or that shiny new something you’ve been eyeing,…

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We’re Hiring a Bay Area Sales Rep! Bonus: It’s Remote (No Commute)!

Want to work for the #1 resource for parents planning their weekend? How about a job with NO commute? No, it’s not too good to be true. Click through for the scoop!

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Parenting Hacks For The Mediocre Parent

Being a perfect parent is so unattainable. Being a mediocre parent is so much more like it! Check out these mediocre parenting hacks and release your inner underachiever.

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Maybe not the safest method of transportation…

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The Secret to Stress-Free Mornings from the Country’s Most Savvy Moms

We spoke to savvy moms across the country to get their tips on how they conquer their mornings and get back into a groove once school starts.

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Creating a Homework Haven at Home

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Back-to-school season can be a distressing for so many kids. While some of the angst around this return to routine makes sense – after all, days get colder and shorter and we get back to tighter schedules and…

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Eureka! Why a Trip to the National Inventors Hall of Fame Is a Great Idea

Need a good dose of inspiration? Visit the National Inventors Hall of Fame with curious kiddos to discover some of the neatest inventions from the country’s most masterful minds.

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Red Tricycle Is Hiring Local Sales Reps!

Join our team as a local sales rep! Click through for the scoop.

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Just Opened: CREAM San Francisco

Ice cream and cookies is a combo that is not easily improved upon. Yet CREAM has pulled it off, and dessert lovers are rejoicing (and lining up around the block).

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Inside the Totally Awesome teeny tiny foodie with Jory Lieber

For all those mamas who need some recipe inspiration, some flavorful ideas, or super advice for raising pint-sized foodies, Teeny Tiny Foodie is a must-see blog. This totally bookmark-able site was started by talented mom Jory Lieber as a resource…

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One (Very) Cool Thing: Eco-Friendly Play Spaces That Wow

We know one thing for sure: if our kids had their way, playtime would never end. Now it doesn’t have to, thanks to the extraordinary designs of Barbara Butler’s Luxury Treehouse & Play Structures. Barbara’s whimsical outdoor spaces feature royal…

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You Need a Shot…Of Espresso

Jet fuel. Morning thunder. Jitter juice. Whatever you call it, a lot of us lean pretty heavily on coffee to get through the morning. While you might not be desperate enough for caffeine to order a latte from a bikini-clad…

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Diaper Duty Made Easy (and Green)

It’s not every day that someone offers to do your dirty work; but one LA company wants to help take the ‘dooty’ out of diaper duty.
Luludew is a cloth diaper and laundering service with an environmentally conscious focus. Founder…

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Real Moms Product Review: Ringley

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Looking for a safe, effective teething toy to pacify your irritated teething baby? RiNGLEY is the original Canadian natural teether that combines two efficient teething tools: untreated Maple wood and 100% organic cotton terrycloth. It…

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