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From Survival Mode to Thriving

“I remember that for so long I just got up day after day putting one foot in front of the other just doing but not really understanding where we were going or if it truly will get better. Just in survival mode really.”

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A Letter to My Son

“Awareness leads to understanding. Understanding leads to acceptance. That is my dream for you and all the other amazing kids out there. Acceptance. And for this world to be a little kinder.”

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Pop Quiz: Are You Winning at Pandemic Parenting?

“If you answered yes to most or even some of these, your kids are good hands. You are already doing the most important things during this new and bazaar situation that we are still trying to figure out how to handle.”

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The Importance of Practicing Gratitude & Appreciation

“Take a moment to step back and show gratitude for all the awesome things going on in your life and all across the world! Your mental health depends on it!”

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America Ferrera Welcomes Second Child

The baby arrived just in time for Mother’s Day!

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CVS Pharmacy Celebrates Moms by Giving Free Cards to Customers

CVS wants to ensure that no mom goes card-less this Mother’s Day.

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Fifth Grader with Muscular Dystrophy Spreads Joy Through Jokes

Ethan has a secret to making other people smile.

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The Touching Story Behind One Family’s #AdoptionDay Photos

A beautiful story on how one family came to be despite all the odds.

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10 Tips for Moms (Yes Moms!) Going Back to School

Going back to school as an adult can be scary but rewarding. These tips will help you get ready for your first day and help prepare you for success.

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How I Think We Can Be Superhero Moms in a Not So Super World

As Moms, we can be a ray of light to our kids every day. Even in the midst of heartache there is still hope, love and forgiveness.

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When Life Gets Hard I Cherish the Simple Moments

Although my life is generally sweet, in 2010 fate had handed us a lot of bitter. That summer, we were being sued over a little French Bulldog we had adopted (long story), we were in a financial crisis, our septic…

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Why Your Children Need You to be in a Healthy Relationship

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One of the biggest mistakes that some parents can make, in my opinion, is neglecting their relationship. When children come into the mix, so many of us put our relationship on the backburner, thinking it’s in the best…

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What Would Kermit the Frog Do?

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I miss Kermit the Frog. Kermit was all about leading with optimism and making the best of hard times. He genuinely believed everyone had something to offer — something to contribute for the greater good.
He saw…

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I Have a Difficult Baby

Do you have a difficult baby? Hear this mom’s story and insights about the challenges she’s encountered.

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Inside the Totally Awesome Monkey Business

The number one rule at Monkey Business it to have fun. The phenomenal folks behind this camp help kids do this through art projects, alternative and traditional games and sports, going on treasure hunts, reading books, appreciating the outdoors, going…

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