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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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Social Media: It’s like Riding a Bike

“Most are surprised when I allow my children, at age 10 and 11 to use social media instead of waiting for the more accepted age of 13. Before getting all judgy, hear me out.”

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I’m a New Stay at Home Mom & I Was Not Expecting This

“Due to the start of the COVID pandemic, and being four months pregnant, I was unexpectedly laid off. I did not expect the transition to be as difficult as it was.”

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Why You Should Grow Your Own Bacteria (It’s Science!)

Ever wanted to grow your own bacteria? Now you can!

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The Story Pirates Release an Album Based on Kids’ Story Ideas

“Cats Sit On You” is available from all music outlets today.

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Researchers Reduce IQ Exam Length While Maintaining Accuracy

Children with special needs may require a shorter test.

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Never Run Out of Hand Sanitizer Again with This New Product

The keychain-sized bottle is saving the ocean!

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Curious about Montessori Education? Start Here

“Montessori children are very resourceful and love to find ways to solve problems. And famously, the Google founders went to a Montessori school and credit part of their success to this ability to think for themselves.”

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This Teacher Came Up with an Ingenious Way to Help Kids with Their Mental Health

Talking about your feelings isn’t always easy, but Post-It notes can help.

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Holidays, Parenting & Divorce: 3 Must-Read Tips for Mom

“Being a separated or divorced mom can create a whole new set of challenges you never could’ve anticipated. Deep breath.This does get easier, I promise.”

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A Petition to Move Halloween Is Gaining Major Support

Should Halloween always be the same day?

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5 Ways That Helped My Child with Autism Sleep Better

While every kid is different, these are the best ways we’ve managed to help solve some of our daughter’s sleeping issues.

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5 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Health Goals Stick All Winter Long

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Winter is a hard time to stay fit for anyone. New Year’s resolutions usually last until February and then motivation runs out. Not only is it cold out and gets dark early, but we are wearing…

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Kristen Bell’s Marriage Tip Is Peak #MarriedLife #Goals & So Good for the Kids

Disagreements are inevitable, but there’s one very important thing all parents should do when they fight.

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Even Supermodel Moms Can’t Get Their Kids to Smile for the Camera

Even a career in front of the camera doesn’t always help when you have toddlers.

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Serena Williams Admits to Major Mom Guilt in Powerful Instagram Post

Serena Williams’ latest Instagram about motherhood is 100-percent relatable and although we’ve all been there.

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Kids With This Interesting Trait Do Better in School, Study Finds

Curiosity didn’t kill the cat—it just made it smarter.

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What Happened When I Let My Kid Say “Crap”

“My mom lets me say the C-word now!”

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This Mom Turned Her Kid’s Closet Into a Secret Hideaway & It’s Magical

This design is taken from a page right out of the C.S. Lewis book, “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.”

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3 Genius Ways Busy Parents Can Work Meditation into Their Daily Routine

Taking time for yourself, being still and doing “nothing” doesn’t have to be a luxury.

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Advice to New Moms from Moms Who’ve Been There

Your mom tribe is here! We asked women what they wished they’d known when they first became a mom, and they had lots of wisdom to share.

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How to Tackle Baby and Toddler Nap Time Like a Boss

The holidays are here and if you are like me you are managing to do the cooking, cleaning, gift purchasing, present wrapping and even barely managing three kids while traveling back East for the holidays.
Sounds overwhelming, right? Traveling adds…

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3 Ways Parents Can Ruin Kids With An Allowance

It can be hard to decide to give your children an allowance. It seems like there are a million parents writing articles explaining that you will ruin your children if you give them an allowance. Well, they aren’t completely wrong.…

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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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How Learning to Forgive Myself Has Made Me a Better Mom

Our toddler has upped his game by pushing every boundary and button he possibly can.

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I find myself losing my patience with him more quickly these days and my lack of control is worrisome for…

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What I Learned on My Journey to Hiring the Perfect Babysitter

Before I had a child, I told myself that I would be a hands-on parent. I vowed that I would make myself available to personally attend to my child’s every need. But that was when I was an idealistic 20-year-old…

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Little Boy’s Mind Is Blown by World’s Largest Unboxing of Truck

A three-year-old truck lover got the surprise of his lifetime.

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