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Pandora Announces Dolly Parton & Friends Holiday Special

The virtual event will include Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Brett Eldredge and Carly Pearce.

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Bring on the Holiday Cheer: Denver’s 10 Best Holiday Events for Families

Bring a little holiday cheer with these Polar Express trains, Christmas light displays, holiday shopping spots and more!

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Bilie Lourd Welcomes Son with Fiance Austen Rydell

The baby’s name honors Carrie Fisher.

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Fellow Soccer Moms, Please Turn Off Your Cars (No, Seriously)

Photo: Anthony Ginsbrook via Unsplash
Every Tuesday and Thursday our youngest boy, Jackson, has soccer practice. It’s in a wonderful park by the river, and when the weather is nice it’s a great place to take a stroll on the…

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Sesame Street & CNN Are Hosting a Back-to-School Town Hall

The 60-minute special will have all your fave Muppet buddies.

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This Surprising Idea Saved Our Weekends

“This unexpected idea not only changed our weekends for the better, but we realized it also gave our kids a sense of responsibility and accomplishment.”

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Study Proves the Term “Morning Sickness” Is Misleading

A significant number of women experience nausea at any time of the day.

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Bye-Bye Bedtime: Nighttime Activities to Try Over Mid-Winter Break

Take advantage of mid-winter break with late night adventures you wouldn’t dare try on a school night.

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5 Things to Notice in January in Los Angeles

1. The bright orange aloe vera flower in bloom.
2. The magnolia trees starting to bloom (especially on cloudy days against steel gray sky).
3. Puddles are a wonderful reflective surface and have been a rare sight over the last several…

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What Happened When I Found Out My Child Is Trans

“The kind-hearted child I gave birth to is still in there no matter what.”

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The Best Christmas Light Displays in Denver

Get into the holiday spirit when you visit these epic Christmas light displays!

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Parental Privilege to Hypocrisy, Top 10

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photography
Dear Confessional,
I admit it. I’m a complete hypocrite. I’m not afraid to say it, and a part of me believes that I truly deserve it. The “practice what you preach” philosophy is ok to a…

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This Hotel Service Is Genius for Traveling Families

This travel hack is something every traveling family can use.

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An Entire Neighborhood Learned Sign Language So This Little Girl Could Talk to Them All

If this isn’t a more perfect example of “Won’t you be my neighbor?” we don’t know what is.

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5 Reasons I’ll Never Give Up My Kids’ Early Bedtimes

An earlier bedtime is one small, but critical change that’ll improve everyone’s sleep at home.

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This Is What Sparks Joy for Marie Kondo—& Her Kids, Too

Organization isn’t the only thing that sparks joy for Marie Kondo.

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Dear Husband: Here’s Why I’m Happy You Stepped in Poop

“In your head, let’s calmly review the reasons you’re seeing red before addressing your husband.”

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Welcome to the Circus That Is Putting My Children to Bed

“Oh crap, wait…these are my monkeys. This is my circus.”

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Harry Potter Fans Can Get a Seat at Hogwarts’ Halloween Dinner—Here’s How

This is a once-in-a-lifetime Halloween experience for any Harry Potter superfan.

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This Teen Is Probably the Most Embarrassed Kid in the Country, because Parents

Parents gleefully embarrassing their teenaged children (in good fun) will never not be funny.

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14 Places to Catch Free Kids Shows All Summer Long

Check out the season-long schedule at a location nearest you, and get set for music and theatrical interludes, magic and puppetry, all with the potential to lull or excite.

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Dear Mom and Dad: I Get It Now

I got a text from my mom at 8:00 a.m. one recent Saturday morning. She and my dad had been away on a birthday getaway the whole week and she was ready to see her grandkids. “Why don’t you and…

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I Hope You Dance

I remember our oldest daughter at 9 months, sitting on top of her grandpa’s patio table, eyes half closed, swaying energetically to the music playing in the background. I remember her at 18 months doing her squats—up down up down—as…

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Just Opened: Helen Diller Civic Center Playgrounds

Two brand-new playgrounds will make you feel like a kid again—right in the heart of San Francisco!

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Chrissy Teigen FINALLY Spills the Tea on Whether She’s Having a Boy or Girl

Chrissy Teigen just spilled the beans on her pending arrival.

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What My 3-Year-Old Taught Me about Forgiveness

I’ve known for years the power of forgiveness—and the power of second chances was revealed to me last weekend from an unexpected source.

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