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Finding a Healthy Way to Overindulge My Kids

“You know when your kid is eating ice cream for breakfast and can’t sit still for five seconds that you’ve crossed the line when it comes to good parenting skills.”

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Wait a Minute, Mr. Postman! 6 Ways to Thank Your Mail Carrier

February 4 is National Thank a Mail Carrier Day. Here are five simple ideas for saying “thank you!”

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Believing in the Tooth Fairy Is Good For Your Little One’s Oral Health

Delta Dental tracks the Tooth Fairy’s U.S. annual giving in the Original Tooth Fairy Poll.

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Starburst All Pink Just Dropped a Self-Care Kit

The kits celebrate the new that All Pink packs will now be available permanently.

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Here’s Why Painted Rocks Should Be Your Next Activity

Here’s everything you need to know about the latest (and maybe the sweetest) craze to sweep the nation.

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5 Ways to Support a Friend Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

Returning to work after maternity leave is an exciting time for some, but a stressful and sad time for others. Here are 5 key things that will really make a difference.

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This Is What Happens When You’re Super Nice to Disney Parks Employees

Kindness can pay off in unexpected ways at The Happiest Place on Earth.

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How We Saved the Day for My Son’s Superhero Birthday Party

I decided my son’s friends could all collectively save his day for his most special day.

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What to Say When Your Child Realizes They Aren’t—or Can’t Be—the Best

Let us be honest: from the time our children are born, they are basically told to think everything they do is wonderful, from that scribble we agree looks like an airplane (even though it could be a dog or a…

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Mom & Me Journals Are a Simple, Sweet Way I Connect with My Kids

Sweet, simple tips on how you and your littles can connect through Mom & Me journals.

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This 4 Year-Old Broke Down in Tears at His Dad’s Wedding After Hearing Vows Just for Him

This video of an emotional little boy at a wedding ceremony will have you tearing up, too.

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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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How One Campaign Supports Single Moms on Mother’s Day

This incredible organization is giving single moms a helping hand for Mother’s Day.

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7 Year Old With Alopecia Creates A Phenomenal New Look For Crazy Hair Day

This little girl with alopecia blew Crazy Hair Day away with her awesome do.

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Elf on the Shelf: Why Our Elf Only Has One Job

 
I remember snow melting on the red brick hearth in my parents’ home. The prints from Santa’s boots were still there, dusty and unfamiliar yet somehow comforting. The cookies mom carefully set out were gone. Only an empty milk-stained…

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Upgrade Your Playdate: 6 Fancied-Up Snacks

Next time it’s your turn to host the playdate, try one of these takes on chic takes on beloved classic fare.

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Totes Adorbs! D.C.’s Cutest Shops for Baby Shower Gifts

Shopping for a baby shower gift can be a sweet experience, especially when you make your way to one of these four local shops.

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10 Easy Ways to Create a Reader-Friendly Home for Your Child

Photo: Morgan @thefairchilds7
Creating nooks for tablets, books and kids cozying up to reading
Look around your home. Go ahead – take a stroll through each room and ask yourself as you wander around, “Does my home invite my child…

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Jessica Alba Reveals Her Stocking Stuffer Picks

Ok, we gotta admit — we’re a little star struck by Jessica Alba. Not only has she starred in action-packed Hollywood flicks and co-founded The Honest Company, the actress is also a mom just like us (albeit with a totally…

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