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Bake This Now: Fruit & Oat Crumble Bars

Soft, chewy and perfect for snacktime or your kid’s lunchbox, this recipe for fruit and oat crumble bars checks all the boxes.

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Don’t Let Germs Stack Up Thanks to This Genius LEGO Cleaning Hack

Here’s how to easily disinfect your kids LEGO bricks.

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Here’s How to Clean Your Smartphone—& Why You Should, ASAP

Studies have found that more germs are on your cellphone than this common household appliance.

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6 Pediatrician-Approved Tips to Keep Germs at Bay During the Winter

“As a doctor treating thousands of patients during cold and flu season, here’s my advice.”

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If Your Baby Is Too Young for a Flu Shot, Get Them This Instead

Here’s one clever way to keep the germs at bay.

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You Should Hand-Sanitize After Going Through Airport Security, Study Finds

This is where can you find the most germs at major airports—and it’s NOT the restroom.

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What You Need to Do to Protect Your Kids from the Flu Epidemic

Here’s everything parents need to know about keeping their kids safe and healthy during this dangerous flu season.

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Ibuprofen Taken During Pregnancy Could Have Impacts on Child’s Fertility

What moms-to-be need to know about taking ibuprofen during early pregnancy—and how it could affect your daughters.

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34 Reasons Being a Parent Is the Absolute Best

Fancy cars and posh estates are fine and dandy, but there’s nothing we’re more grateful for than being parents.

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12 Reasons Why New Moms Need Friends

We heart our friends! Here’s a tribute to the folks who loved us pre-baby and have saved our sanity since we became a mom.

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This Dad’s Homemade Ball Pit Is Awesome & Totally Doable

Who needs a crowded indoor playground when you can build this at home.

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Washing Hands in Cold Water Is Just as Effective as Hot, According to Study

Getting your kids’ dirty hands clean is easier than you might think.

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25 Things I’d Rather Do Than Prepare (And Go) To An IEP Meeting

Photo: US Department of Education via Flickr
I’d rather change my name to MC HB aka Tenacious Cakes and tour the country spitting mad rhymes about the dangers of Easy Bake Ovens than go through another IEP Meeting.
Which is…

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Hate Laundry a Little Less with These 5 White Vinegar Hacks

Short of having someone else do it for you, there is very little you can do to make laundry fun. You can, however, make the whole process a little less miserable with some laundry hacks.

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What a Mom Really Wants for Christmas

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What does a mom want for Christmas?
That’s easy. Every mom’s automatic response is something along the lines of Oh, I don’t need anything. I just want my family to be healthy and happy!

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Daycare – Only the Hard Ones Survive

I’m not sure who suffers the most on a child’s first month at daycare. Is it the weeping child, the anxious parent, or the care provider trying to calm the child and the parent?   I can only speak from…

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Calling All Ninjas! Ninjago World Opens at LEGOLAND

Spinjitsu your way to fun this summer with the high tech 4D ride (and more) at LEGOLAND’s new Ninjago World.

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The 12 Funniest Baby “Firsts”

There are tons of “firsts” happening every day — little things that might make you laugh, smile or even cringe. Have you experienced these yet?

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Spark Box Toys: Cool Toys Delivered to Your Doorstep

Too many toys. How can that ever be a bad thing? While our kids may be immune to their house looking more like a toy store than an actual home, we think curtailing the sheer amount of goods would be…

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A DIY Birthday To Celebrate a Bright Future

For most of us, our kids’ second birthday is a big milestone — they’re past the infant stage and are beginning to make sounds (sometimes) resembling words. But for Alana’s parents, her second birthday was indeed extra memorable and special.…

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The Ultimate “Don’t Try This at Home” Exhibit

Don’t try this at home. The very words are liable to strike dread in any parent’s heart. So when you first hear the name of the new exhibit at OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), you might be tempted…

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Vegetarian Meatloaf that Kids Will Love

Sometimes cooking without meat means being extra creative with flavors and textures–especially when you’re cooking a vegetarian recipe for kids. This is certainly true for this inventive recipe for Lentil Loaf, a meatless meatloaf. The ground nuts in this gluten-free…

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Pasta with Broccoli and Bread Crumbs

Here’s a recipe that has saved the day on more than a few occasions. Breadcrumbs on pasta may sound kind of weird, but trust me, it’s major yum. The breadcrumbs provide both crunch and a delectable toasty-ness, a nice change…

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Pasta with Broccoli and Breadcrumbs

Here’s a recipe that has saved the day on more than a few occasions. Breadcrumbs on pasta may sound kind of weird, but trust me, it’s major yum. The breadcrumbs provide both crunch and a delectable toasty-ness, a nice change…

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Stacks

361 California Dr
Burlingame, CA 94010

This pancake palace is the go-to spot for a weekend brunch in Burlingame. Located just off Burlingame Ave, it’s a quick trip from here to get your weekend shopping done afterwards, or you can…

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Flu, H1N1 and Winter Wellness Tips

Flu Season’s Here! Be Prepared, Not Scared
Winter brings with it a barrage of bugs, from simple colds, to the full-blown flu and the H1N1 variation. Here are a few tips to keep you and the kiddos healthy season beyond…

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