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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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Miss Your Friends? This New Wine Set is the Best Excuse for an IRL Reunion

This three-bottle set is perfect for National Best Friends Day!

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This Awesome High Schooler Will Inspire Your Kids to Write Letters to Seniors

Want to spread a little sunshine to senior citizens? This teen-created organization is looking for kid volunteers!

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Autism: The Grinch That Stole His Holiday Excitement

” I love to be around others. To joke, to laugh, to engage. To see emotion exude from the faces of those you love. And my boy, my sweet, nonverbal, autistic little love, he much prefers his own company at this point. Too many faces equal too many feelings.”

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World's Biggest Playdate

Little Tikes Announces 2nd Annual World’s Biggest Playdate Stay at Home Edition

Little Tikes connects kids and parents around the world in a one day, virtual event.

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Wizards of the Coast

Wizards of the Coast Offers Free Content for Educators & Librarians

Dungeons & Dragons offers additional resources on the Stay at Home, Play at Home portal.

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Why You Need to Make Time for Friendships

“We need to place greater importance on our friendships, because not only are they good for our souls, but they benefit our health too, just like exercising or a prescription that needs to be refilled.”

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Walmart’s Great Value Holiday Sugar Cookie Popcorn Is Christmas in a Bowl

Microwavable sugar cookie popcorn is at Walmart for a limited time.

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4 Tips to Help Ease Camp-Sickness

Here are a few tips to help your child ease back into home life after an amazing summer at camp.

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PSA: If Jessica Alba Wants to Keep Her Parenting Fails Private, That’s Okay

In a world of celebrity parenting fails, Jessica Alba prefers to keep her cards close to her chest—and we’re here for her.

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Creating Family Traditions with Lemon Ricotta Pancakes (RECIPE)

One of the challenges of not being religious and marrying into a different culture is that you lose some of the traditions you grow up with. That’s why it’s important to build your own, no matter what background you come…

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This Is How to Survive the Holidays with Your Blended Family

Let’s face it—the days of June and Ward Cleaver are long gone, assuming of course you even know who those folks were. Families back then were as black-and-white as televisions on which they appeared, but now it’s not hard at…

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Barbie and Crayola Are Launching an Amazing New Product Line

Two of your kiddo’s favorite brands are coming together to create something totally new for the holidays.

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The One Piece of Mom Advice That Has Saved My Time and Sanity

The other night was “wine night” for the a few moms in my neighborhood. We do this every couple of months when we get together for our “PTO meeting” where we stay out too late, pour one too many, and…

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This Book Fair Lets Kids Get Physical!

Rather than money, kids pay for their books in exercises.

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5 Healthy Living Tips for the Entire Family

Did you know September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month? Here we offer the following tips to help families incorporate healthy eating and regular physical activity into their lives. The following tips will not only help families live healthier together…

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This Wine Glass Necklace Is Everything We Never Knew We Needed

Now you can enjoy your wine and keep your hands free for mom-ing.

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How to Get Excited About Exercise (So You’ll Actually Do It)

Hating exercise is all in your head. Here’s how to change your perspective.

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These Moms Formed a Life-Changing Bond After Learning That Their Babies Needed Heart Transplants

Meet a mom tribe that came together over the most unthinkable circumstances.

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Seven Bright Lights in a Crazy World

Photo: Conger Design
I regularly thank my lucky stars for the beautiful souls I have found to spend this part of my life with. They are the bright light in a crazy world.
Together, we have 18 kids. Our ages…

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Thank God For Small Steps: The Making of a Social Butterfly

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My son just turned thirteen. He has been dreaming of being a teenager since he was about four. At four, he was diagnosed with a speech and learning disorder, which later turned into a diagnosis on the Autism…

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My Best Friend is Having a Baby Today. Will I Lose a Best Friend Tomorrow?

Photo: Jen Setteducato
Excitement. Nervousness. Joy.
This is what I’m feeling as my best friend goes to the hospital today to have her baby. I sit here thinking that the person who I’ve been close to since third grade, who…

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Finding Mom Friends is Like Dating

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No, for real. I’ve been married for over 10 years, so it’s been a while since I’ve dated, but from what I remember of trying to find a partner or someone I generally wanted to spend my time with,…

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Cool D.C. Parent to Know: The Playdate Professional

After years of trekking to Maryland for Gymboree classes, this mom of two decided to open a franchise for the District’s families.

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Kids Snack Station Ideas

This post was written by one of our favorite moms, Seng Nickerson, and is shared from her blog here. 
“Mom, I’m hungry!!!”

That’s what I hear constantly over the summer. I don’t know what it is about the summertime heat,…

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We Can Be Friends, But Our Kids Cannot

Photo: April Nienhuis
I remember the first parent crush I had.  The couple was quirky, funny, down-to-earth, and lived in our neighborhood. In a town like LA filled with characters of all types (you name it – celebrity moms, CEO moms,…

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Luck O’ The Irish Brings LA This New Dance Studio

Ready to go beyond ballet? At this new Irish Step Dance studio, your little dancer can get “jiggy” with it!

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Creative Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

Want to do celebrate your kids’ teachers beyond the traditional gift baskets and apples? Here are some special ways to show your appreciation next week.

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Tops for Pops: The Chicago Dads Meetup Group

Moms can’t have all the fun. Discover how local dads connect and have a blast through a free social group.

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All Jacked Up: How to Host a B.Y.O.P. Party

This Halloween, why not skip the Pinterest-perfect pumpkin, and focus instead on carving up some old-fashioned, family fun. We asked Amy Croushorn, an Atlanta-based mom and party stylist behind Amy’s Party Ideas, to share how she celebrates the season.
How…

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Slice into Summer: 8 Imaginative Watermelon Carvings

With watermelon in its peak season, it’s the perfect time to try a watermelon carving. We’ve discovered eight imaginative creations that are not only delicious, but actually fairly simple to boot (we promise!).

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Cinco de Mayo Family Eateries

Bust out your sombreros and maracas, Seattle parents because Cinco de Mayo is on a Saturday this year. Lucky for us, Seattle has mastered the marriage of delicious Mexican restaurants that parents enjoy to kid-friendly dining, so everyone is sure…

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Arts and Crafts With Kids: Make a “Cupcake” Headband

Do you have a little princess in your midst?  If she’s missing her respective tiara, we have just the thing for her. Get together and have some fun creating one of a kind cupcake headbands. They’re ideal for the cupcake…

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No More Waste with These Eco-Friendly Party Kits

Birthday Eco-Bliss
It’s only after your little one has blown out the candles and all the guests have left with their goodie bags that you see the mountain of party waste left behind.  Paper plates, cups, napkins and decorations make…

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