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These Pop-Tarts Are Packing Some Sweet Summer Vibes

Your fave dessert is now in a Pop-Tart form!

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I Was in a Dark Place & This Became My Lifeline

“I had absolutely no reason to be unhappy, I truly had it all. But the truth was, that for as long as I could remember, I suffered a crisis of meaning that I learned to hide from the world.”

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My Daughter Saved Me in the Most Unexpected Way

“The script in my mind, for most of my life, was that by watching my daughter with my husband, I was going to heal vicariously through them and their love. That’s not reality. And, none of that happened.”

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Lindsay Ellingson: New Mom, Victoria Secret Model & Co-Founder of Wander Beauty

From the board room, to the changing room. These Power Parent moms share how they juggle it all

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Why There’s No Such Thing as Magic Words

“When the magic words don’t work—when the child is asking for something the parent is unable or unwilling to give—little Evan or Marguerite is disappointed, even upset to the point of melt-down.”

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Who’s the Real Bully Here?

If you want to find the source of a child’s bullying, look at children’s behavior—it’s hard not to see a reflection of the environment in which they are being raised.

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Special K Caramel Latte Pastry Crisps

Take Your Coffee Anywhere with New Special K Caramel Latte Pastry Crisps

These 100 calorie bars will help curb your mid-morning cravings.

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Our Favorite Sets for Outdoor Dining This Summer

Because you’ll be eating at home a lot this summer!

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Bluey

Moose Toys Debuts “Bluey” Toy Collection

Your kids can create their own Bluey-themed adventures at home.

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Adorable Easter Bunny Items You Can Find on Amazon

Show some bunny how much you care with these festive Easter basket filler ideas.

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How to Teach Children Gratitude

“Playing with your child will steer them in healthy, empowering ways that will help them become responsible global citizens.”

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20 Tips to Improve Communication with Your Kids

When we connect in any relationship, from the core of the heart, positive energy flows between us and a deep bond is created. These 20 tips may help strengthen that bond.

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How a “Yes Day” Made Me a Better Parent & My Kid a Whole Lot Happier

Like most parents, I found myself saying “no,” “not now,” and “maybe some other time” more often than I liked.

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Here’s How to Stop Fighting Over the Radio with Your Kids

Trade in that “Kidz Bop” for classic rock before it’s too late.

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One-Third of Women Think They’re Better at Parenting than Their Partner—But Are They?

Are moms better at parenting than dads? Science offers some insight.

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What to Do When Shift Happens

Everyone has gone through something that has changed them in a way that they could never go back to the person they were. For me, this identity shift came through motherhood. It turned my world upside down and left me…

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Here’s What Everyone Bought on Black Friday & It’s Not What You’d Think

Black Friday sales were way up this year, but not for the items you’d normally think.

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Never Put These Things in Your Kid’s Car Seat, Mom’s Viral Post Warns

One mom’s terrifying experience serves as a warning to other parents.

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Here’s Why I’m Proud to Be Divorced & No, I’m Not a Failure

I’m not going to hide in the shadows of divorce shame.

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How a Voicemail Can Become an Unexpected Family Keepsake

Imagine a world where you could always hear the voice of someone you love and safeguard that voice forever, even long after they’re gone. Well, you can stop imagining because that’s the world we’re living in.
More than photos or…

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How to Practice Kindness All Year Long

Is there one thing children know too much or too little about kindness? I thought, perhaps, reading and doing math are essential skills to have in life. By all means, I do believe those are meaningful educational goals. Then, I…

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This Organic Mattress Will Give Even the Most Exhausted Parent a Perfect Night’s Sleep

This organic memory foam mattress is über-comfortable and healthy for your whole family.

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How My 4-Year-Old Showed Me Unconditional Love

Photo: Ludovic Bertron
My 4-year-old covets. I suspect that they all do. I realized this fact not long ago with the help of a fun iPad application that surely most parents are well aware of: YouTube Kids.
The YouTube Kids…

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Life Happens in Between Plans

Photo: Christina Fletcher
So here’s the thing. I was writing a little post… um ok, a rather long post… on sensitive children and tapping into their deeper essence, while offering tools for awareness to them… and then my computer had…

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The New Scoops! Celebrate Autumn with Ice Cream

Get ready to celebrate fall with Salt & Straw’s Harvest Festival and five new flavors of ice cream. Read on for the inside scoop.

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Today Is Impressionist Day

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Today Is Impressionist Day

It’s definitely not surreal.

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Nobody does dancers like Degas, so follow this tutu tutorial to outfit your own ballet lovers.

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Capture the essence of post-impressionist master Vincent Van Gogh with 5 ways kids…

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‘Doc McStuffins’ Sets Fourth Season Premier Date After Threats of Cancellation

Oh the power of #RenewDocMcStuffins. After threats of cancellation, Disney executives decided to renew Doc McStuffins for a fourth season.
“We’ll be delivering more Doc McStuffins episodes, beloved characters and great stories, for a long time to come,” the network…

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Grow, but stay this way forever.

My Mom whom always takes splendid, transcendentalist moments out of her day to absorb the beauty of her surroundings and to basque in the glory that is nature, always thought it important to instruct my sister and I to do the same…

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Local Halloween Treats & Eats So Good It’s Scary

In our book, Halloween pretty much tops Christmas when it comes to fun foods. From Franken-weiners to ant ice cream, check out the spookiest (and tastiest) Halloween treats in town.

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Adorable Art for Baby’s Nursery Under $50

From melt-your-heart animal photography to personalized artwork, here are a dozen nursery art options that both you and your budget will love.

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Win a $250 Child Essence Photography Gift Card

As much as you snap away with your smart phone or point-and-shoot, there’s nothing like a professional photographer who is able to capture the essence of your kiddo’s childhood. Take advantage of the pros with Child Essence Photography. We’re giving…

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