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I’m Just a Mom, Doing Her Best

“If you see me out in public don’t think I’m the mom who has it all together, or the mom that’s a hot mess. I’m simply the mom doing her best.”

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Why Is Representation So Important?

“History must be confronted and identified for what it was…wrong. Calling it out doesn’t cancel anything or take away from what was positive about those times, nor does it proclaim that everything nowadays is ideal and without reproach.”

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Babies Who Do This Grow Up to Be More Cooperative & Compassionate, Study Finds

This baby behavior could tell you if you’re in for an easier road with your toddler.

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This GoFundMe Aims to #EndDiaperNeed (& It Only Takes $18 to Help)

The National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) recently launched a GoFundMe to help struggling families provide diapers for their children. Learn more about why this campaign is important and how you can help.

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Having a Baby during COVID? 5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Now

“Too often, obstetricians make decisions for their patients without consulting them. I want to provide women with the information they need to take part in these decisions and take charge of their health and pregnancies.”

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What This Widowed Father Wants You to Know

“It’s been three years since I lost my wife to ovarian cancer—this recent stretch of time has highlighted the joys and the challenges of parenting for all of us. How do we Dads talk to our kids about these issues while holding emotional space for them and being the steady source of calm?”

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These Genius UV Detection Stickers Tell You When to Reapply Sunscreen

Throw these in your purse or your kid’s camp backpack.

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Beyond the Tiara: Disney Princess Culture and Gender Stereotypes

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A research study about Disney princesses? Now this is research we can really use in our daily lives as parents. As a mom of boys, I have secretly been relieved that I didn’t have to go through the…

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How to Talk to Your Child about Racial Differences

Don’t be afraid to acknowledge racial differences, albeit in a positive way, pointing out your child’s or someone else’s wonderful hair or beautiful skin.

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5 Critical Social Media Habits to Teach Your Kids

Technology has been both a blessing and a curse on our society. Follow these tips to empower your kids to use social media in a positive way.

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Recall Alert: Crate and Barrel Push Walker

If you have this walker, stop use immediately.

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The Importance of Saying ‘I’m Sorry’

When I was younger, I thought if I apologized for my actions, that others would view me as weak. As I grew and was exposed to other ways of thinking about the phrase ‘I’m sorry,’ I began to realize just how wrong I had been.

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This New Study on Sunscreen Chemicals Will Surprise You

You’ll want to read this before you stock up on sunscreen.

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Where to Start When Starting Solids

Introducing your little one to their first foods can be an exciting, yet nerve-racking adventure.

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Recall Alert: 1.1 Million Honda Vehicles Recalled for Airbag Issue

Acura vehicles are affected by this recall, too.

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Our Kids Live in a Curated World

“Watching them made me nostalgic—and a little jealous.”

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Babies Who Grow Up in a Bilingual Home Stay Focused More Than Their Peers

Speaking multiple languages can have lasting benefits.

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Here’s How Much Screen Time Little Kids Are Really Getting, But Is It Too Much?

New research shows what too much screen time can do to young kids.

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This T-Shirt Will Warn If Your Kid Is Getting Sunburnt

These high-tech shirts can save your kids’ skin.

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Parents Who Speak This “Secret” Language Raise More Verbal Babies, Study Finds

You might be more fluent in this language than you think—and your baby will thank you for it.

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Why The Argonaut Is the Perfect Staycation Hotel

You couldn’t ask for a better jumping off point to hit up all the classic SF tourist hot spots.

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This Disney Pirate Princess Has “Banned” These Disney Princesses for Her Daughter

Some Disney Princesses just aren’t welcome in this Disney star’s house.

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Household Cleaning Products Could Actually Make Your Kids Overweight—Wait, What?

Here’s the upside to never having time to clean your house.

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“Google, Tell Me Something Good” Is the Good News Fix You Need Right Now

Your Google Assistant can now brighten your day with a simple one-sentence command.

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Is Baby Talk Actually Good for Your Baby? Science Has New Answers

That baby talk might sounds silly, but it can really pay off.

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The New Barbie Doll Your Kids Will Flip For

This latest Barbie is unique, however, in that her release is a collaboration between Mattel and online gaming site Tynker. Read our story for the entire scoop.

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Gen-Z Kids Can’t Read Analog Clocks, So This School Made a Big Change

Apparently, the traditional classroom clock we grew up with is just TOO “old school” for today’s students.

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What Is the “X Plan” & How Can It Help You & Your Teen?

One thing you quickly learn as a parent is that you can’t always be there to protect your teens. As they grow into independent young adults, teens need the freedom to explore and discover their world. It’s inevitable that they’ll…

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Ibuprofen Taken During Pregnancy Could Have Impacts on Child’s Fertility

What moms-to-be need to know about taking ibuprofen during early pregnancy—and how it could affect your daughters.

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Celebrate the Holidays with the San Francisco Symphony for Just $15

This year, make a holiday concert with a renowned symphony part of your family’s seasonal tradition.

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Just Opened: boy + girl Leaves You California Dreamin’

One of our favorite LA labels makes the move from online to brick and mortar and we’ve got the scoop!

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