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Help Is on the Way: Online & App Resources for Expectant & New Parents

Get answers to your pregnancy and baby questions without having to leave your home.

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10 Ways Your Family Can Help the Ocean Right Now!

These simple acts can help prevent more damage to our fragile oceans—most of which won’t cost you a dime.

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Easy Snacks to Make With Your Kids & Healthy Options to Buy When You Don’t Have Time

A must read: doctor-approved no-bake chocolate sesame squares your kids are bound to love and store-bought snacks you can feel good about buying.

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9 Reasons Learning a Musical Instrument Benefits Kids

From improving math skills to providing stress relief—learning a musical instrument has a host of unexpected advantages.

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The Best Bath Toys to Keep Your Kids Entertained

Make a big splash at bath time with these must-have toys and bath accessories.

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To Market, To Market: 12 Farmer’s Markets to Explore with the Family

For the cream of the crop when it comes to farmers markets around Atlanta, look no further.

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Being Okay with the Stage of Motherhood You’re In Now

Photo: Bruno Nascimento via Unsplash
I just finished an early morning exercise class. It was only 45 minutes long. By about minute 40, right when the final stretch got underway, I took a second to look around. Half the class…

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9 Smart Strategies for a Healthier Pregnancy

Wondering what to expect when you’re expecting? Well, heartburn for one. Here are 7 more common pregnancy problems and effective remedies.

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16 Mom-Owned DC Businesses You Should Know About

We all know that moms are an infinite source of great ideas. Check out some fantastic and creative DC Momtrepreneurs and you just may find one who makes your new favorite cake, can solve your family’s sleep or nutrition woes or create the bag you have been looking for.

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One Cool Thing: Bodily, for Birth & Pregnancy Recovery Help

Exhausted new moms need easy self-care. And that’s what Bodily delivers in curated kits to help our bodies heal after childbirth.

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Now Read This! Top Baby, Pregnancy & Parenting Blogs to Follow Now

Straight talk, big laughs and lots of good advice are just seconds away with these blogs for new moms and moms-to-be.

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91 Fascinating Facts About Animals

The zoo might be closed but you can still learn about some of our favorite animals!

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Are Your Kids Getting Enough Nutrients?

“Whether you’re a beginner or an expert in packing lunches, here are some ideas to take your lunchbox to the next nutritious level.”

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When All Else Fails—How to Keep a Cleaner Home

“Over the last year with lockdowns and restricting us to being at home all day long has only added to the workload in some cases but here’s my solution.”

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Pregnancy exercise

Study Shows This Can Help Reduce Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Women who are active more during the first trimester may reap these benefits.

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Why Some Marriages Fail: My Experience Revealed

“Though I cannot go back and correct the past, I will always make good the lessons learned by investing in the present and hoping for a better and prosperous future.”

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What’s Up, Doc: Choosing a Pediatrician for Your Child

On your pregnancy to do list – find an amazing pediatrician before Baby arrives. Be sure to consider these tips in your search.

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How Can I Prevent Bullying for My Child?

“Author Carrie Goldman offers expert advice to families to help protect their children and teens from bullying.”

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Study Shows Children With Autism & ADHD May Be Able to Be Identified Earlier

Kids will benefit from early assessment and interventions.

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Why Now Is the Time to Join Your Local CSA

Support area farmers—and your immune system—with the freshest and the best!

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14 Ways to Ensure Your Kids Make It through a COVID-19 School Year

“Here are some of the ways to ensure that our kids are safe, but that they also still enjoy school and make the most of their time there.”

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Is Halloween Cancelled?

“The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many families to rethink their spooky celebrations. Britannica for Parents offers recommendations from experts for a safe and fun Halloween.”

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The One Thing I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me about Breastfeeding

“If you’re currently struggling with low supply, just know that it’s not always just a supply and demand problem.”

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Gear to Get You Through the Pandemic: Our NYC Editor’s Guide

Looking for ways to keep the kids busy and stay a little sane? These products are helping make our life a little easier and fun!

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Project Sunshine

bubly & Project Sunshine Launch Music-Themed Activity Kits for Pediatric Patients

Musical activity kits will be sent to hospitals nationwide.

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What Every Parent Should Know About Doctor’s Visits Right Now

Wondering if it’s safe to take your child to the doctor during the COVID-19 crisis? Dr. Mona Patel, attending Physician in the Division of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, shares her advice.

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The Smart Way to Keep Your Doctor Visits without Leaving Home

Stay-at-home orders may still be in effect, but your child’s health doesn’t know that. Learn everything you need to know about visiting your doctor from your living room!

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Cub Scout Recall

Boy Scouts of America Recalls Cub Scout Activity Pins

Consumers should immediately take the recalled pin away from children.

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Random Acts of Kindness During Quarantine

“Say what you will about Facebook (I know not everyone likes it), but for those parenting children and adults with disabilities (such as our family) it’s very much a lifeline.”

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Simple Things to Do Every Day That Actually Help You Stay Healthy

We’ve put together a list of simple ways you can keep yourself healthy and happy.

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6 Tips to Strengthen Your Relationship before Baby Arrives

“By building a realtionship strategy before the baby arrives, you’ll be in a much better spot to navigate life after the baby—and everyone benefits from that.”

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New Study Finds That Your Kids May Be Wearing the Wrong Size Shoes

Shoes that are too small can cause foot deformities.

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Why a Good Night’s Sleep Is So Important for Teens

From increased anxiety to driving accidents, bad sleep habits and sleep deprivation can spell big trouble for your teenager.

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5 Potential Challenges New Moms May Experience 

Being pregnant and giving birth are experiences like none other. So it’s no surprise that they come with unique challenges. Here are five that many expecting and new moms face, with resources to turn to for help.

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