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Kids Need Camp More Than Ever

“But it’s harder than ever for some families to pay for summer camp with unemployment and more limited funds or access to disposable income. Here are 8 ways you can provide summer camp with less financial stress.”

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Emily Ratajkowski & Sebastian Bear-McClard Welcome a Son

The model/actress and her hubby just became first-time parents.

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The Modern Rules of Sharing, Mom Style

“This phenomenon of losing stuff is not limited to my phone. How many of you have lost your bathroom privacy, hairbrush, or even your own bed to your child?”

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An Open Letter to the “Lazy” Mother in the Grocery Store

“There is a pervasive assumption that mothers should be ‘on’ at all times.”

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Melissa Rauch Welcomes Second Child

The new baby joins big sister, Sadie.

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All the Insight Needed to Transform My Heart I Learned from Parenting

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The words of Robert Fulghum’s essay, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten,” hung on my kitchen wall like a whisper of God’s grace amidst our daily living when my three kids were tiny tots.  He…

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What Your Teen Can Teach You About Social Media

“As parents, maybe we can learn from our teenagers and acknowledge that there is so much more to social media than the negatives.”

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Josie Totah Will Star in Peacock’s “Saved By the Bell” Reboot

The reboot will hit the streaming service in April of this year.

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Angelina Jolie Shares the Advice She Gives Her Daughters On Women’s Rights

Both her daughters and sons benefit from her knowledge.

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Mourning the Mother of Dragons? How About a “Game of Thrones” Cruise

Pour some wine and hop aboard for a cruise to King’s Landing.

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The Mother of Dragons Opened Up about Her Health Scare & She’s Helping Others, Too

The Mother of Dragons faced her biggest challenge yet—in real life.

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Steph Curry Steps Up for 9-Year-Old Girl Who Asked Why His Sneaks Only Come in Boys’ Sizes

This young fan wanted to make a change for all female basketball players.

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Why My Child Should Get a D at School—for What She Deserves

Dear Teacher,
Please just give my kid what she deserves.

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One of our kids is normally the type that makes parent-teacher conferences fun. Academics come easily to her and her teachers love her. So I…

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Here Is Patton Oswald’s Daughter’s Hilarious Short Story, “Fart Land”

This little girl’s hilarious short story is already a major hit on social media.

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Do You Think Your Child Doesn’t Have a “Math Brain”? Think Again!

Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts. ​Albert Einstein

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My 9 years old daughter has a love/hate…

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“Fixer Upper” Star Shares the Secret to His Happy Marriage

What makes Chip and Joanna Gaines an amazing team boils down to just one word.

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My Tips for Helping Your Kids Apply to Med School

As a parent, you of course want the best for your child. If they’ve decided to apply for medical school, you’ll both know that it’s a competitive field, and that competition starts with the application. How can you support them…

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50 Life Lessons My Son Officially Thanked Me For

Jonathan, my middle child, graduated from high school last May.  He’s 6’3 and 190 pounds, but it seems like yesterday that he was scampering into my bed to escape the rumble of a thunderstorm.

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When…

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The Summer Nights I Want My Kids to Remember

When I was eight years old in 1985, summer had long arms. I woke long after the sun had risen to a day that no one had mapped out for me. It was my job to map it, and so…

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To Raise Better Kids, Say No

Here’s why saying no to your kids can actually make them better people.

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Kids Should Spend at Least Three Hours Outside Every Day, According to Experts

Why kids need to get outdoors for three hours a day and how to do it.

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John Legend Opens Up About Wife Chrissy Teigen’s Postpartum Depression

John Legend explains how he reacted to wife Chrissy Teigen’s postpartum depression.

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Lessons Learned from Writing Every Single Day for a Year

Many things can happen in a year. Things move whether we want them to or not; whether we’re ready for them or not. Babies are born, children grow, adults age, and all ages die. The most human clubs of all…

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The Way it Never Was: A Parenting Fairy Tale

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My daughter Darcy and I have a nice little routine when I pick her up from first grade. I let her play around the school yard with her friends for a half an hour or so and on…

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16 Things I Want My Kids To Learn In Reading Harry Potter

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My growing years would never be the same without the story of Harry Potter — the bespectacled boy who lived. I’d forever be thankful to my English high school teacher who lent her Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s…

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Talking Kids With the Author of “The Descendants”

A former San Francisco mom, Kaui Hart Hemmings is the acclaimed author of The Descendants and a short story collection House of Thieves. She contributed an essay about her relationship with her daughter to Because I Love Her:  34 Women…

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Happy Mom Tip #17: Give Out Some Hugs

This week’s tip: Everyone loves a hug!

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Dacher Keltner’s studies show that touch is the primary language of compassion, love, and gratitude—all positive emotions. Read all about the way that hugs make us feel better…

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