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Watching Life through the Eyes of an Adopted Child

When our newly adopted children experienced ice cream, car seats and bubble baths for the first time, I realized that their journey would be one of profound new beginnings.

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Why We Celebrate

“I still have PTSD from our NICU days which is why we choose to celebrate, especially the anniversary we got to bring our baby home.”

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The Diagnosis That Confirmed What I Already Knew

“As we got to the car all I could do was sit and cry, saying ‘I wasn’t crazy,’ confirming what my maternal instinct had been telling me.”

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Care & Feeding: Should You Buy a Baby Food Maker?

Get the scoop on the pros and cons of a baby food maker, along with our top picks.

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Ready to Roll? Take the New Nuna TRIV Stroller For a Spin

The new Nuna TRIV stroller will take your baby from birth to kindergarten — and beyond!

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Thule’s New Spring Stroller Is the Perfect Hybrid Ride

From its one-handed fold to its compact design, this stroller checks all the boxes.

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This Boy Scout Is Using a 3D Printer to Help Healthcare Workers

The 12-year-old is helping hundreds of local Canadian healthcare workers.

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This Mom Learned a Valuable Lesson on Her Latest Target Run

A mom recently had an encounter at Target that she won’t soon forget.

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When It’s Not Love at First Sight

Many moms describe seeing their baby for the first time as love at first sight, their heart-swelling like a balloon. So, why didn’t I feel the love?

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Riding through the Storms

When you are trying to lasso a runaway bull (or a teenager that is transitioning into adulthood with impulsive behavior), you can’t pussyfoot around it. We needed to break some patterns to help him reach adulthood healthy and intact.

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What Green Bean Casserole Can Teach Kids about Tradition

This quirky story about green bean casserole will get your kids thinking about traditions of their own.

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A+ Advice on Recovering from a C-Section

Not sure what to expect after a C-section? Read this C-section recovery guide, complete with a timeline and tips.

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Pink Stops Her Concert to Hug a Grieving Teen & We’re Not Crying, You Are

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Pink rocks.

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Kristen Bell Got All the Birthday Love from Her Kids in Sweet IG Post

Kristen Bell’s IG post shows off her birthday splendor from her kids.

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I Never Imagined How Much My Marriage Would Change After Kids

This is what I learned about my marriage after having kids.

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This Viral Post of Mom Helping Another Mom Finish Her Target Run Is the Best

We need more people being this awesome to each other in the world.

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Viral Post Shows Disney World Returned a Lost Toy to Its Owner in the Best Way

Even if you lose your toy while on vacation, you’ve got a friend in Disney World.

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The Moment I Knew I Was a Good Mom

One mom shares the story of how much her son really does listen and internalize—and it was a win for everyone.

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This Hospital Had Its Own Adorable “Baby Olympics”

These babies take home the gold for the cute-a-thon.

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These Viral Family Photos Are a Masterpiece in Epic Fails

The only thing you can do is laugh with pictures this bad.

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Reminder, Nursing Mamas: Yes, You CAN Breastfeed in the Sistine Chapel

Once again, Pope Francis Once encouraged moms to breastfeed in the Sistine Chapel.

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This Dad’s Facebook Post Is Hilarious (& True)

This dad chronicled his time with his kids when his wife was away, and here’s what happened.

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Hurricane Helpers: This Little Girl’s Letter to Her Police Officer Dad Is Precious

When this police officer left home to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey his daughter did more than just bid him farewell.

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What I’ve Learned about Myself by Raising My Son with Peace

If I want my son to be kind and courageous and authentic, I have to live these qualities myself.

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Watch This Cool Soap-Powered Science Trick I Taught My Kids When the Babysitter Bailed

Photo: Jenny Ballif
A couple months ago I had one of those afternoons where two friends needed emergency babysitters at the same time. The weather was bad for outside play, and we had seven kids cooped up indoors, ages 3…

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