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Why September Babies Are More Athletic (According to Studies)

Here are a few unique traits that make babies born in this month special.

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Noah’s Ark at the Skirball’s Video Series Brings Storytelling & Mindfulness Home

Mirroring their wildly popular award-winning interactive exhibit, Noah’s Ark at the Skirball: The Art of Imagination series is a suite of free virtual arts education resources developed for Pre-K through Grade 5 distance learning.

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These Light-Up Lighting McQueen Clogs Are for Grownups Only

Put some zoom in your step with a re-release of a fan favorite footwear from Crocs.

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Last-Minute Ways to Make This Thanksgiving Sweet for Kids (and Us)

“No matter how or with whom you’re celebrating this Thanksgiving, here are some easy, last-minute ways to infuse it with a little extra meaning and connection.”

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One Cool Thing: Fire- & Water-Resistant Bags for Your Baby Documents

It’s always a good idea to keep your important documents safely stored, but even more so after you have a baby. Between mombrain and lack of sleep, you may struggle more than usual to find things when you need them. And that’s where these document bags come in super handy.

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Floor Is Lava

Netflix’s “Floor Is Lava” Is Your Family’s New Favorite Show

Be prepared, your kids are going to want to recreate the scenarios at home. 

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Sad about Summer Quarantine? Here’s How to Make It Fun

“Just because the pandemic and subsequent quarantine have changed our plans, it doesn’t have to change your spirit!”

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The Scientific Reason Why Yelling Doesn’t Work

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Have you ever wondered how the emotion used in your voice affects how your kids listen or understand what you tell them? No doubt most of us have had moments where we “lost it” with our kids and…

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These Moms Covered an Airport Lactation Station with the Best Notes of Encouragement

CEO Audrey Gelman got a major surprise when she stepped into this NYC airport lactation pod.

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Thoughts of a Motherless Mom on Mother’s Day

The love of a Mother is a powerful force to be reckoned with.

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Lucky Charms Has Marshmallows-Only Cereal & Here’s How to Score a Box

Hearts, stars, clovers, horseshoes and balloons—and 15,000 lucky winners!

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The 5 Biggest Myths about Teens & Phones, Debunked

Through watching and talking to my teens, I discovered that I wasn’t as “in the know” as I thought I was.

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Find a Work-from-Home Job with These 6 Smart Tips

Let’s get you started searching for your own work-from-home job with these six smart steps.

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How to Be a Super Mom—without Burning Out

If you want to know a few tips that will help you lessen the workload and prevent burnout, read on.

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Marie Kondo Is the Greatest Thing to Happen to Thrift Shopping Right Now

If you’ve got $20 in your pocket and ready to “pop some tags,” you can thank Marie Kondo for stellar thrift store inventory.

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The Holidays Are Totes Overwhelming. Here’s How to Stay Sane

“There’s no right or wrong way to celebrate the holidays.”

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Toy Story 4 Introduces Two New Characters Voiced by Key & Peele

Say hello to two brand new and very funny additions to the Toy Story universe.

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This Surprising Disney Animated Film Is Getting a Live-Action Remake

This Disney classic animated story is coming to life in a whole new way.

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Where Are the Photos from Prince George’s First Day of School?

Prince George starts school this week, but where are all the photos of the big day?

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Rescued Thai Soccer Team Says “Thank You” to the World in Sweet Video Message

This video also shows just how quickly the 12 rescued boys are recovering, too.

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Was There a Baby Boom After Hurricane Harvey?

It seems the tragedy might have a silver lining.

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This Robotic Bassinet Has Sparked a Massive Debate Among Parents

Not everyone agrees on the benefits of a robotic baby-rocker.

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6 Live-Action Disney Remakes Coming Soon, because Everything Old Is New Again

Check out these must-see live-action Disney remakes coming to theaters soon-ish.

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The New Starbucks Credit Card Comes With Some Seriously Awesome Perks

This new card will help you rack up your flat whites and Frappuccinos a whole lot faster.

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Where Did Meghan Markle Go? She Just Deleted All of Her Social Media Accounts

The soon-to-be member of the British royal family just deleted all of her social media accounts.

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Every Viral Parenting Moment in Google’s 2017 “Year in Search” Video

In 2017, parents, families and parenting took front and center in Google searches.

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When a Simple Coffee Mug Is So Much More Than *Just* a Coffee Mug

In my opinion, one of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves is a special memory—and there are so many as a parent! I also cherish moments from long ago. I love some of the most basic but reliable holiday…

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5 Ways to Support a Family Whose Child is on Hospice at the Holidays

A couple weeks ago, a colleague asked me a personal question. Her friend had heard the worst words that a parent ever will hear…that her son had only weeks to live after his cancer returned, and would need to be…

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Big News for April the Giraffe!

The live giraffe web cam could be ready for a new flood of followers fairly soon.

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Jessica Alba Shares Her Adorable Gender Reveal Celebration

Check out Alba and Warren’s super-sweet gender reveal.

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How the “What I Love About You is Everything” Exercise Made Me a Better Parent

At the personal development workshop, we paired up to do a “What I love about you” exercise. After practicing in pairs with other workshop participants, we were asked to choose someone outside the workshop and do the exercise with them…

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What Mothers Can Treat Each Other to on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and Google is overwhelmed with searches like “What to get mom for Mother’s Day” and “Brunch specials in my area.” Husbands are helping make secret, handmade projects with their small children and adult children are…

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