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The Hard Truth about Working at Home with a Baby

“Think working from home with a baby sounds like a dream? Well, wait until you read this.”

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When All Else Fails—How to Keep a Cleaner Home

“Over the last year with lockdowns and restricting us to being at home all day long has only added to the workload in some cases but here’s my solution.”

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Must Read: Hilarious Online Summer Camps for Kids

The ultimate summer camp guide to keeping the kids entertained gets a (hilarious but true) reality check.

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This Simple Static Electricity Experiment Will Impress Your Kids

Wow the kids with your amazing skills using this simple science experiment.

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H2Oh! 7 Easy Science Experiments That Use Water

Turn your kid’s water infatuation into intellect with these simple water-based science experiments that you can easily pull off at home.

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Surprising & Amazing Things You Can Buy on Amazon

From gardening gloves with claws to live ladybugs, there’s basically nothing you can’t find on Amazon.

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When Her Inner Voice Became Mine

One mom explains how how feelings of inadequacy are inherited from mothers to daughters—and how she’s changing that.

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This One Small Thing Made Me Feel Like I’m Finally Doing It Right

I did it… I finally did it!

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I actually caught the moment every mom dreams of: I caught my child doing a chore, without being told repeatedly.
It was a seemingly small thing, but it…

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An Open Letter to My Sweet (& Sometimes Impossible) Daughters

Dear precious sweet children of mine,

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Here’s the deal. On a daily basis you ask me things that I can explain or physical things to do for you, i.e. “Where does our TV come from?”…

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Washing Hands in Cold Water Is Just as Effective as Hot, According to Study

Getting your kids’ dirty hands clean is easier than you might think.

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Parenting Simply: 7 Strategies for Being a Minimalist New Mom or Dad

Becoming parents doesn’t mean you have to start drowning in gear, toys, gadgets and more stuff. Here’s how to keep things simple with Baby.

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13 Signs You (and Your Baby) Are in the Fourth Trimester

You’ve made it through three trimesters and child birth, but now’s there’s a fourth trimester? Heres how you know you’re  in the thick of it.

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You Can Cry If You Want to: 10 Ways to Survive Colic

There are hundreds of tips – thousands, even – about how to soothe your colicky baby, from advice from random strangers at the grocery store to your pediatrician’s expert tips. This is not that kind of advice. You get enough solicited (and even more unsolicited) advice when you’ve got a wee babe screaming in your arms. No, these tips are just for you: a random assortment of advice about how you, the parents, can survive a colicky baby.

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25 Things That Have Woken My Baby Up

When I brought my little girl home from the hospital, we were both recovering from a major ordeal. Failed labor and an emergency c-section for me, a three weeks early entrance into the world and a stay in the NICU…

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Sipper Time: A Cute Spot to Book a Tea Party Birthday

One of the cutest party places in town just so happens to be one of the tastiest, too.

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Spruce Up Your Home With These 3 New Products

Form, function and style meet in these new products for the home.

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Eat Your Heart Out at Eataly

It’s never too early to give the kids a taste of la dolce vita. Experience the sights, smells, and tastes of Italy by taking a trip to Eataly where the whole family can enjoy the kid-friendly yet sophisticated culinary adventure.…

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Explore: Cedar River Watershed Education Center

When the Seattle skies turn to lead and the thought of wrestling a soggy child into a car seat one more time makes you want to scream, it’s time for a change of attitude. Learn to love the rain with…

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Global Green Pals Inspire Kids to Be Kind to the Earth

Do you find yourself constantly reminding your children—or yourself —to turn off that faucet and compost those paper cups? We know of some groovy pals to help you out—Global Green Pals.
These soft, 12-inch characters are hip, chic eco-ambassadors that…

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