5 Life Lessons I Learned From Gardening

“Even if you’re not inclined to gardening, the following life lessons still hold meaning both in and out of the garden.”

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Why I Refuse to Buy Barbies for My Daughters

“Now that I’m a 30-something with young impressionable daughters of my own, I am determined that they have a doll who looks more like them.”

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6 Ways to Have an Epic Halloween Celebration at Home

Halloween may be different this year but that doesn’t mean it can’t be just as spook-tacular!

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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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6 Ways to Create Good Vibes in Your Workspace

Since WFH doesn’t seem to be going away, here are 6 ways to make your home office more comfortable.

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6 Ways to Practice Self-Love Daily

“Say it with me: self-care is not selfish. It is you taking care of your basic needs and rights as a human being.”

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In Defense of Thanksgiving

“Let’s slow down and enjoy November, its fiery show of leaves going out in a blaze of glory, the countdown to the Thanksgiving Feast, the constant reminder to ‘give thanks’ inherent in the name of the season.”

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The Secret to Raising Successful Readers

“Parents often establish a bedtime routine with children around this activity but there’s no reason you can’t enjoy it together any time!”

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Art Supplies for Kids from Process Art Teacher, Meri Cherry

You don’t have to spend a lot of money when it comes to art making, and keeping it simple is definitely the way to go

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Airbnb Hosts Enrolled More Than 1 Million Listings in Cleaning Protocol

Bookings for listings opted into the Enhanced Cleaning Protocol are more likely to be for family stays. 

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Camp Prime

Amazon Teams Up with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to Bring Camp Prime to Families Everywhere

he program is available to everyone, even if they’re not a Prime member.

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Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk about Race: Resource Roundup

“So you’ve realized your kids aren’t too young to talk about race, so now what? We’ve rounded up some resources for you to start from the Children’s Community School in Philidelphia who did all the research and legwork on this information.”

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I Learned to Be the Example of the Kind, Accepting Woman I Want My Girls to Become

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Parenting is hard. No one gave any of us a handbook (and if they did I totally missed that part of the class). Today’ society also brings about challenges that have become…

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You Didn’t Get Peed on Today?

I’m a new tubie mom. I thought I was getting in the grove. I’m not sleeping, but there is coffee  I’m not sleeping, but there is soda. I’m not sleeping, but there is chocolate. It’s all good.  
The problem is, my…

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7 Rules New Parents Need to Follow on Social Media

Before you share that next adorable baby photo or hilarious update about new parenthood, read this.

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An Open Letter to My Direct Sales Friends

Photo: Ann Larie Valentine via Flickr
Dear friend,
I got your text last night. It came in while I was making dinner for the kids. Your name popped up on the screen, and normally I would jump to answer it,…

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Best Baby Sleep Books for Every Parenting Style & Sleep Issue

Find the perfect book to solve your baby’s sleeping problems from short naps to night waking. Your baby can sleep through the night – we swear!

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How to Make Your Baby an Internet Celebrity

Want your baby’s video to go viral? While having your little cutie be in the public eye isn’t for everyone, a hilarious new book by Rick Chillot definitely is.

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Required Reading

Traveler, mom, and sometimes Red Tricycle contributor Sarah Franklin put together a book that we think everyone needs to read for inspiration before departing on summer vacation with the kiddos. How to Fit a Car Seat on a Camel: and…

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