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Candid Confessions of a Pinterest-Challenged Mom

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I have a theory that cupcakes are a form of feminine oppression. No joke. Allow me to explain.
Your cupcakes for the second grade class are due to the teacher Monday at 8 a.m. sharp. You remember on…

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12 Non-Toxic Homemade Cleaners You Can DIY

From mirrors to toilets, these recipes can be used to keep you house feeling fresh, clean and germ-free.

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How You Can Restore Your Postpartum Core

By doing the right exercises (one of them is just breathing the right way!) you can safely re-engage your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles.

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How to Craft with Kids (without Losing Your Mind)

Tip #1? Expect a mess. Those beautifully staged photos of kids doing crafts, laughing merrily, spotless with their mom standing over them smiling happily and calmly helping? That’s not how crafting works.

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This LEGO World Art Map Lets You Document Travel Brick by Brick

It has the most pieces ever in a set in LEGO Group history!

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Why Parenting a Three-Year-Old Is So Hard

“They will yell at you for giving them the wrong color cup. Without ever telling you what color cup they wanted in the first place.”

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Kirsten Dunst & Jesse Plemons Are Expecting Their Second Child

The actress is getting ready to welcome baby #2 (and another boy!).

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Nerf Sells a Dart Vacuum & Parents Can Finally Rejoice

Pick up those foam darts with Nerf’s vacuum rover.

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10 Afterschool Activities for Kids That Need Action!

“Physical activity helps a child stay regulated (process and adjust to their environment) and promotes the maturation of their nervous system and is even associated with higher academic performance!”

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The Frightening World of Self-Injurious Behavior

“With therapies, medications, and love we will grow through this. We have to. It’s all we can do. We wake up every day and start all over just like everyone else.”

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Pee, Poop & Potty Training

“It seems from the moment your baby is born, and for years to come, you find yourself talking about poop…and then there is the dreaded potty-training stage.”

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Eloise to Star in Her Own Live-Action Movie

It’s going to be rawther entertaining.

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Anchoring Your Family Values

“When your values are unclear or not practiced, it can be difficult to be consistent with decision making, disciplining, and just finding an overall direction.”

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Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie

Rose Leslie & Kit Harington Are Expecting Their First Child

The couple portrayed star-crossed lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte on Game of Thrones.

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Pop Quiz: Are You Winning at Pandemic Parenting?

“If you answered yes to most or even some of these, your kids are good hands. You are already doing the most important things during this new and bazaar situation that we are still trying to figure out how to handle.”

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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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Practicing Imperfection

“The right choice is accepting your imperfections, not toxic perfection.”

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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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Universal Studios’ CityWalk Opens in Orlando

Limited venues are open––but no Blue Man Group yet!

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You Don’t Have to Be Mom of the Year—I Wasn’t & My Kids Turned Out Fine

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In my 24 years of raising three kids, I’ve had my fair share of parenting fails. Turns out motherhood is rocket science and my first week on the job is when I found out I’m no scientist.…

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20 Hilarious Things Our Kids Have Said because We All Need a Laugh

Take a break from the news and grab a giggle or two.

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11 Mealtime Habits of Happy Families

When it comes to family time, there’s no greater place to reconnect than at a family meal.

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Freaky Friday: 13 Cool Things About the Number 13

It’s Friday the 13th. Here are 13 facts to bust out about the number 13.

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Be Ready for This Baby Shark Toy to Be on Your Kid’s Wish List in 2020

Your kids will be on their feet dancing with their favorite shark friend.

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Stay in Your Lane: Ivy Center’s First Family Social Club

Get social at Ivy Center’s hottest new hang-out, The Lane. DC’s newest family club brings epic fun to family date night. Cheers!

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A Visit to the World’s Largest Starbucks. . . with Kids

You’ve heard the buzz. . . Chicago is now home to the world’s largest Starbucks. Plan a coffee-inspired family date at the Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory of coffee.

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6 Great Bookstores Where $1 Books Are the Norm

Do your little ones love books? Do you love what books do for your kids, but hate the $18 price tag on a brand-new hardback picture book? Well, fret no more. If you want to build up your home library…

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How Can You Save Time Cleaning Your Home with Amazon?

Amazon can help you to deep clean your home, clean your hardwood floors or keep your windows streak-free.

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Kefi: A Hot New Play Space for Atlanta Families

Atlanta’s newest indoor play space for families just opened in Buckhead, and you have to go.

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Ashton Kutcher Has a Clever Parenting Hack to Avoid Saying Bad Words

You’ll never accidentally drop the f-bomb again.

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15 Outrageously Funny Back-to-School Tweets

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

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