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This Instant Classic Celebrates the Bond Between Kids & Their Stuffed Animals

If you have a kid, you probably have a zooful of stuffed animals living with you. These “stuffies” are more than just cute clutter—they actually serve a fundamental purpose in a child’s life. Their favorite teddy or doll is their…

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Check In with Your Children

“They need to be assured that while life is messy, we can all get through it together.”

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6 Great Tips to Help Your Child Navigate Clashes at School

Instead of rushing in to immediately fix the problem, there are ways you can help empower your child to navigate complicated relationships on their own.

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You Can Now Add Your Pet on Tinybeans

Your favorite furry friend is a part of your family.

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Your Kids’ Shoe-Tying Troubles Are Over with This Simple Trick

This easy-to-follow tutorial will have your kids tying their shoes in no time.

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From the Mouths of Babes: 13 Books by Child Authors to Read This Year

These young child authors show that age has nothing on them and is truly just a number! Don’t miss our recommendations for self-publishing platforms for your little penman to take the next step with their work.

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5 Ways to Make Your Child’s Transition to Having a Sibling Easier

Expecting number two (or three or four…)? It could be a good time to prepare your child to welcome a new member of your family! The transition to the role of big brother or sister can be tough for little…

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How to Talk to Boys about Periods & Why It Matters

The goal is to start small and build on that foundational knowledge in a developmentally appropriate way as your child grows—rather than trying to pile on information all at once.

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5 Things I Learned from Walking 5 Miles a Day

“It started simply enough—just two moms who wanted to move and get some fresh air in the process. But it soon became so much more.”

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Today’s Good News: Americans Are Kinder Than You Think

There’s plenty of good in the world, according to new survey from Verizon.

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The Unexpected Place I Found My Biggest Supporter

“When I had one of those big parenting moments with my teen the other night, she was there, trying to build me up and remind me that I am a good mom.”

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Accepting Help Takes Strength & Courage

“My hope for all of you today is that despite the chaos in the world right now, you open the door and receive support if you feel overwhelmed so you are given the strength to do whatever is in front of you.”

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The Fire Extinguisher Solution to Parenting

“I always mean well, but it doesn’t always end well. Unfortunately, my watery methods don’t always mix with my children’s sometimes oily troubles.”

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Is Your Toddler Trying to Kill You?

Odds are, it feels like it! Introducing Beanstalk, our ad-free newsletter to help you survive Toddler Town.

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The Surprising Thing a Pixar Movie Taught Me about Raising a Teenager

“When your teenager is grumpy and wants to be left alone, be relentless and let your unconditional love shine through. The ending is worth it.”

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Best Buddies: 5 Ways Having a Pet Benefits Your Baby

Considering adding a four-legged friend to your fam? Here are five ways they benefit babies.

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Christina Milian & Matt Pokora Welcome Baby Boy

Singer Christina Milian recently announced the birth of her third child.

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Blaming versus Giving the Benefit of the Doubt

What does attribution style have to do with parenting? A lot more than you realize.

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The Force Is Back with the New Obi-Wan Kenobi Series On Disney+

Another “Star Wars” series is in the works.

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3 Things a Disney Movie about a Dinosaur & Non-Verbal Child Taught Me

“Maybe this was only a fictional Disney Pixar movie. Maybe Kanen has just taught me to look at life through a new lens. Regardless. I’m thankful for both.”

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When Your Teen Is Drowning in Their Mental Health Problems

“They need heroes in mental health. They need to hear if you fought with depression every day or anxiety kept you from functioning some weeks. They need to know that there are mental health heroes all around them.”

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100 Easy Ways to Be Kinder, Starting Now

Foster your child’s innate compassion and make the world better with easy little things you can do any day of the week.

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Friends, I Feel You

“Friends, I know it’s hard. Let’s all lean in on each other. Through each other’s strength and support, we will be lifted and rise above.”

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Dress Up Your Peeps This Easter with This Crafty Decorating Kit

Your PEEPS will be the fanciest ones in the basket.

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Let’s Be Honest, Kids Take a Toll on Marriage

” I now understand that having a kid to save a marriage would never work because it’s the absolute opposite—a kid is going to tear you up into shreds so small that you won’t want to pick those pieces back up to put it back together unless your marriage is worth saving.”

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The Modern Rules of Sharing, Mom Style

“This phenomenon of losing stuff is not limited to my phone. How many of you have lost your bathroom privacy, hairbrush, or even your own bed to your child?”

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10 Easy Random Acts of Kindness to Do with Your Kids

“Engaging children in performing kind acts build up their ability to show compassion for others and helps create healthy, supportive communities where they can live and grow.”

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The Power of Forgiveness

“The world would be a much better place if we all could show more empathy and forgiveness in our lives. And maybe, if we taught our children to be more forgiving, then maybe we could be more forgiving ourselves.”

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Why We Need to Celebrate Successes Big & Small

“When you get an opportunity to celebrate success, take it. There’s no guarantee of a tomorrow.”

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8 Things You Can Do to Support Adoptive Moms

“The adoption process is challenging, and it can be confusing at times how to support those moms who are going through or have gone through that process. Here are some supportive ways you can help.”

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Worried about Your Kids Social Skills? These 7 Tips Will Help

“Especially poignant during a year with limited social interactions, these tips will help your child develop their social skills.”

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