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28 Phrases to Help Calm an Anxious Kid

Simple things like “let’s count to 20 together” are a huge help.

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20 Easy Ways to Tell Kids You’re Proud of Them

Any parent can share these simple words of encouragement and small acts of kindness.

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Dear Teachers

“I know it hasn’t been easy over the last year but thank you!”

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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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My Son Is Teaching Me to Love My Flaws

“My son loves a part of me that I find hard to, and that changes the way I see it.”

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StoryWalk Adventures to Get Your Kids Outside & Reading

Get the kids outside and get them reading at the same time with this fun winter activity!

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Dunkin' Extra Charged

Bold New Choices Are Brewing at Dunkin’

Dunkin’s new Extra Charged Coffee delivers 20% more caffeine.

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Stitch Fix x Society6

Stitch Fix X Society6 Launch Holiday Card Collection

The cards address this unique holiday season.

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5 Ways to Raise a Really Smart Kid, According to Experts

“Is there a guaranteed way to make your kid smarter? Maybe not but there are a number of steps parents can take to make sure your kid is reaching their potential.”

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Walmart Mamava Pod

Walmart Is First Retailer to Install Mamava Lactation Suites

Mamava lactation pods provide a clean, comfortable and private option to breastfeed or pump.

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13 Ways to Get Your Kids out of Their Comfort Zone

“Here are a few ways to help get your kids out of their comfort zone and try new things.”

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Kristen Bell Guest Stars on Story Pirates Podcast

The episode is part of the Story Pirates live program series.

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How to Cultivate Positivity to Combat COVID Stress

“These affirmations will boost your positivity, temper your anxiety, and help to combat the stress we are all feeling.”

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Finding Your Place at the Table

“Find the place where the friendships you choose offer unconditional love and will grow, standing the test of time.”

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Confronting the Fear of the Unknown

“Is fear always a bad thing? Not necessarily—it’s an emotion that can help propel us towards our goals or warns us to slow down and proceed with caution.”

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Hallmark cards

Hallmark to Give Away an Additional One Million Cards

After an overwhelming response to the original announcement, Hallmark doubles its card giveaway.

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These Moms Covered an Airport Lactation Station with the Best Notes of Encouragement

CEO Audrey Gelman got a major surprise when she stepped into this NYC airport lactation pod.

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Proof Your Reactions as a Parent Shape Your Child’s World View

When I was a psychology major in college, over two decades ago, I studied an experiment called The Visual Cliff, that fascinated me then but resonates even louder with me now. Originally the experiment was intended to examine infant depth…

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Why You Need a Mom Break and How to Take One

“Remember mama, you are a vital part of your family. You’re more than just a worker, you are a life-giver and source of inspiration. So treat yourself and give yourself a break.”

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Our 4 Favorite Life Lessons from “DreamWorks Archibald’s Next Big Thing”

For some capital-A adventure, let Archibald Stutter lead the way.

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In Defense of Not Helping My Kids: I Figured It Out and So Can You

Photo: Melanie Forstall Lemoine
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Don’t judge me, but I recently looked at Brian and confessed, “I’m ignoring them.” I can’t help it, it’s the end…

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Disney’s Library of Books Is Now Available on Age of Learning

Young readers now have a familiar new library to choose from.

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5 Simple Ways Parents Can Help Little Ones Wrangle Their Big Emotions

When we help our children develop these invaluable skills, we are giving them tools for life.

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Moms Should Laugh Together More—Here’s Why

How one mom reconciled her ideas of parenting pre-kid vs. post-kid. Here’s what she learned.

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This Mom’s Newborn Sleep Hack Will Totally Save Your Tired Arms

Help your baby get to sleep with this clever hack.

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Build-A-Bear Just Solved All Your Kid-Friendly Music Needs

Kid-friendly music stations aren’t always parent-friendly, but the whole family can jam to these tunes.

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Amazon’s New 4-Star Store Has a Little of Everything—But Only the Best

You’ll find nothing but the best at Amazon’s newest store.

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This Celeb Put Her Family First & It’s So Important for Every Working Mom

The singer is taking some much needed time off to spend with her new family.

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