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The #1 Safety Tip All Parents Should Know

“As a parent, you already know how wonderful—and stressful—kids can be. Take the time to reduce some of that stress by learning how to help save them from their wonderfully curious selves.”

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What Your First-Time Babysitter Needs to Know

Before you leave your child with a new sitter, this list will help set your mind at ease.

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Gear to Get You Through the Pandemic: Our Portland Editor’s Guide

Living through a pandemic can be challenging. Make it easier with these awesome items.

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26 Cheat Sheets Every Pregnant & New Mama Needs

You have questions about pregnancy and babies? We have answers to common mom questions and issues that will inevitably pop up.

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How to Plan for Unexpected Emergencies

“The one consistent thing about getting sick and injuries are that they are always unexpected. From the minor knee scrapes at the zoo to sudden fevers, here’s how to prepare when your little one needs you most.”

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Walgreens Just Introduced Drone Delivery & Goodbye Checkout Line

Sick day supplies delivered to your doorstep? Yes, please!

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First Aid for Babies: 8 Quick Tips to Keep Kids Safe

Manage common kid injuries, or prevent them before they happen, with these smart first-aids tips for babies and toddlers.

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Vital Items Every Parent Needs for an At-Home First Aid Kit

While your home may be the place your family feels the most comfortable, it is also the place where most accidents happen.

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Hiring a Sitter, Nanny or Family Assistant: What’s the Difference?

With so many different terms and titles, it can certainly feel overwhelming! 

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What Every #HeroMom Keeps in Her Purse

Every mom is a superhero and they know what to tote to come to the rescue.

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A Mom’s Guide to a Mother-Daughter Road Trips

Being a single mom is an all-day, everyday job. You don’t get a lot of breaks or time to not be a mom. One of the things that are really important to me as a mom is making sure that…

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12 Items for Under $5 Every Mom Needs in Her Purse

Make sure your purse is stocked with these travel-size items that pack a big punch.

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8 Must-Have Items for a Kid-Safe Home

Home safety is the most important thing in the world. What could matter more than keeping your beloved family members safe? If you want to guarantee a household that’s secure, comfortable and smooth sailing in general, these helpful home safety…

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How Many of the 2018 Products of the Year Do You Have at Home? Here Are the Winners

From your favorite personal care to home goods items, we bet you have at least one of this year’s Products of the Year at home.

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How to Interview a Babysitter: Must-Ask Questions & Interview Tips

Read and bookmark these interview questions to ask a babysitter. From their experience and certifications to availability and flexibility, these interview questions will give you a better picture of whether this is the right baby sitter for you.

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Why You Should Take Your Kids Camping This Holiday Season

The holiday season is surely about being merry by spending time with family and friends. But it can also mean extra work for moms, don’t you agree? We have to plan dinners, give the house a holiday make-over, get all…

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6 Health Apps All New Moms and Moms-to-Be Should Know About

Pregnancy and babies bring up lots of questions. We found 6 apps that deliver the answers you need, when you need them.

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6 Easy Steps to Your Family’s First Kayaking Adventure

A strong family knows how to play together. Bonding with your kids can be difficult when YouTube stars have more influence on them than you. It’s great when you can tear them away from the internet for some quality time…

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The Best Games for Teaching Summer Home Safety

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Your home should be a safe place for your kids. However, because some security threats can happen unexpectedly, it’s still a good idea to prepare your kids just in case something happens while you are gone. This is…

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Best Tips on Finding the Perfect Childcare

I was talking to a mom the other day—let’s call her Beth—who shared with me a daycare horror story. Beth put her daughter in a daycare near her home that looked quaint. As a new mom, she didn’t know any…

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10 Essential Apps That Take the Guess Work Out of Illness

The next time your old standbys—chicken soup, decongestant and ginger ale—don’t cut it on a sick day, download one of these.

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Best Life-Saving Gifts this Season (Or Any Time)

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While it’s nice to receive new clothes, gift cards, or jewelry, consider giving a more meaningful, and useful gift to those on your list this year. Here are five ways to show them you really do love them,…

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Be In Control of your Kid’s Safety Even While You’re Away

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Parents are the most paranoid human beings in the world, and they have every right to be. If they could watch over their kids 24/7, they would. But parents have to go to work, pick up…

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Get OUT! An Escape Room that Brings the Party to You!

A good amount of smarts and a huge sense of adventure make up the recipe for this unique mobile party bus designed for the littles.

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The 12 Parents You’ll Meet at the Playground

Use this handy dandy crib sheet for navigating the playground. We bet you’ll come away with a few new mom friends!

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The Only Bag You Need This Summer

Our summer bag obsession is Pattern LA, a new local company that makes stylish, affordable, useful, practical (in other words perfect) bags for Moms.

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Inside the Sausalito Art Festival: How to Make the Most of Your Day

Once a year, the “Grandaddy” of all art festivals rolls into town, bringing a spectacular mix of vivid colors, awesome music and killer food, all against the picturesque backdrop of the bay. Find out what not to miss with your fam this year.

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