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20 Things You MUST Do With a Baby in Chicago

Yes, there is such a thing as a baby bucket list! From lullaby classes to smash cakes to stroller tours, this is what you’ll want to check off.

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Reach Out: NYC’s Top Parenting & Support Groups

Now more than ever it’s important to connect. Find your online tribe here!

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The Best Resale & Consignment Shops for Back-to-School Shopping

From luxury brands to one-of-a-kind vintage finds, these resale shops stock the best—all at deep discount prices.

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Over the Moon: 10 Romantic Escapes to Take before Baby Arrives

Put your feet up, relax and spend quality time together before baby arrives.

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4 Surprising Pregnancy Nutrition Tips, According to a Dietitian

“Along with the typical tips of taking in enough folic acid, here are some must-know nutrition tips to help set your baby up for the best start in life.”

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16 Mom-Owned DC Businesses You Should Know About

We all know that moms are an infinite source of great ideas. Check out some fantastic and creative DC Momtrepreneurs and you just may find one who makes your new favorite cake, can solve your family’s sleep or nutrition woes or create the bag you have been looking for.

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Why I Parent from a Place of Love & Not Fear

“Losing my last born son has not made me coddle my remaining two children. Surprisingly, it has given me more confidence as a mother. I know what it’s like to lose a child, and I no longer fear death.”

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Newborn Tips from a Delivery Nurse

“Every new parent runs into one hiccup or another when it comes to how they envisioned their first few days with their baby. Do your best to try and go with the flow—you’ll be much happier if you give yourself some slack right from the beginning!”

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What’s Up, Doc: Choosing a Pediatrician for Your Child

On your pregnancy to do list – find an amazing pediatrician before Baby arrives. Be sure to consider these tips in your search.

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5 Classes Expecting Parents Should Take before Giving Birth

“Whether you’re a first-time mom or fifth, there are still classes you need to take before giving birth. Here are my top 5 classes you should consider taking before your little one arrives.”

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Facebook Groups Every Atlanta Parent Should Join

Find your tribe on social media with the click of a keyboard.

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Online Parenting Classes: Birthing, Breastfeeding & More

Pregnant? Just welcomed a newborn? Congrats! Now head to these virtual destinations (from local providers) to up your infant IQ, stat!

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Pampers Launches Free Virtual Childbirth Education Classes

No-cost virtual classes are available to all expecting parents!

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Hello Bello Is Turning 1 & They Have a Deal for You!

Celebrate Hello Bello’s first birthday with a free pack of diapers.

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All the Buzz on San Diego’s Most Kid-Friendly Coffee Shops

Put the pep in your step at a local coffee shop that welcomes your little sidekicks, a.k.a. the main reason you need a caffeine-fix!

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My Son Was Born 10 Weeks Early & I’m Telling Every Parent What I Learned

“Every day can be a challenge, so it is necessary to have a ‘clear head’ throughout the process.”

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I Gave Birth to My Baby—& My Startup—at the Same Time

“I believe new moms are more motivated than most.”

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10 Splurge-Worthy Baby Shower Gifts

Ready to splurge for your baby shower or a loved one’s? We’ve rounded up 10 high-quality high-ticket items you’ll love.

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5 Budgeting Tips for New Parents

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If you are a new or expecting parent, I hope you have been saving. That’s because the cost of raising a child from birth to age 17 is estimated to run you a mind-boggling $233,610! That’s according…

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Buy or Sell at Seattle’s Best Spring Consignment Sales

Whether you’re a consignment sale newbie or a seasoned shopper, we’ve mapped out everything you need to know about these 10 must-attend spring bonanzas!

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Step By Step: 5 Cool Products for Every Stage of Babyhood

Every stage of babyhood comes with its special coos and cuddles. Make sure you’re ready to enjoy it all. Start with these five products and services that’ll help you make the most of these early months.

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The Summer 2016 Baby Name Trend We Support 100%

In a recent Google Trends report, the search for “Simone baby name” spiked 230 percent in August. That’s right. Expecting parents are grabbing inspiration from the two Simones in the Rio games – which really, can you blame them? Both…

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Cool D.C. Parent to Know: The Foodie Dad

Tired of takeout, tech exec Ian Costello and his colleague Alan Clifford started Galley Foods in 2014 as a healthy alternative to food delivery standards like pizza and wings.

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26 Websites Every New or Expectant Parent Should Read

From nursery decor inspiration to parenting advice, these online hubs will keep you clicking (and clicking, and clicking).

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Hear Your Baby’s Heartbeat Through Your Smartphone

What if you could listen to that pitter-patter whenever you wanted through a technology that fits in the palm of your hand? A new device and app makes it possible.

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5 Common Mistakes New Parents Make

No matter how much you absorb as you set out on your parenting journey, keep in mind that all parents take wrong turns here and there. And while most of those so-called mistakes are harmless, there are a few common areas you’ll want to pay particular attention to.

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Inside the Totally Awesome Sod Room with Cynthia Valenciana

Three cheers for Cynthia Valenciana, who saw a need for a top-notch communal playspace in her neighborhood and filled it. We’re talking, of course, about the Totally Awesome Sod Room—your pick for Chicago’s best playspace. A South Loop hotspot, Sod…

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January Hot List: Winter Activities, Phineas & Ferb and SFMOMA

New Year, new activities. Sign the little ones up for a dance class, art class or workshop. Got the winter blues? Drop into Studio Grow, SFMOMA or watch the best live tour ever (today!) – Phineas & Ferb.

Disney’s Phineas…

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Expert Advice: Prepping Kids for Pets

Did you give in to your kids’ constant requests for a puppy and leave one under the tree for them this year? If chewed-up Crocs and high-chair scavenging have you second-guessing the decision, It’s not too late to undo bad…

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