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Is an Educational Pod a Practical Alternative to In-Person Learning?

“This endeavor is not impossible, but it will require tremendous focus and motivation by entire families who choose to participate.”

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Tom Holland Dresses as Spiderman to Surprise Jimmy Kimmel’s Kids

This was a birthday the Kimmel family isn’t soon to forget! 

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I Was a Type-A Mom Trying to “Have It All.” Then I Had a Mental Breakdown

“For months, I would wake up every day wondering who I would fail and how badly. Why couldn’t I do it all perfectly when so many others could? What was wrong with me?”

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The Mandalorian Returns to Disney+ in October 2020

The second season is already in production.

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Boys Can Be Princesses Too & These Adorable Photos Are Proof

If girls can dress up like Iron Man, why can’t a boy be a princess?

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Disney’s Next Live Action Remake Is “Bambi”

The adorable fawn is coming back to the big screen.

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Care.com’s Holiday Survey Reveals How Much to Tip This Season

This is how much families are spending on the holidays this year.

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Is a “Hocus Pocus” Sequel in the Works for Disney+?

The Sanderson sisters are making a magical comeback on the new Disney+ streaming service.

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Where Can You Buy Luna Legend’s Playhouse? It’s Not Too Pricey & It’s Super Cute

You too can score a deal on playtime fun just like Chrissy Teigen.

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An Entire Neighborhood Learned Sign Language So This Little Girl Could Talk to Them All

If this isn’t a more perfect example of “Won’t you be my neighbor?” we don’t know what is.

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Michaels Is Hiring for the Holidays, So Time to Get Crafty

Put your Pinterest skills to work with a holiday season job.

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Stunning Baby Photo Goes Viral: “4 Years, 7 Attempts, 3 Miscarriages & 1,616 Shots”

This photo represents an incredible journey to finally welcoming a baby.

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How to Overcome the Overwhelm as a New Parent

Becoming a new parent is an overwhelming experience by itself. And being overwhelmed is not necessarily a bad thing. We can feel overwhelmed with joy, happiness, and a sense of pride in seeing our new child in our arms. However,…

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Forget UPS: Amazon is Launching Their Very Own Delivery Service

Watch out, FedEx—Amazon’s comin’ for ya.

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These Kids Are Making 6-Figure Salaries in Their Own Backyards (Literally)

This company has gone well beyond two kids, a mower and a few kindly neighbors who pay them in quarters to clean up their yards.

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5 Ways to Master Working From Home

Five years ago I quit my full time job that I’d been at for 17 years. It was my comfort zone. A safe place to land every day when my kids were little and I had no idea what I…

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Fancy Face Painters for Your Halloween Fest

Having a Halloween party? These painting pros will have your army of superheroes painted within an hour.

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These Easy, Stress-Free Tips Helped Our Family Move on a Budget

We are moving house and it is a logistical nightmare. We are shifting to our very first farm, which is 45 minutes from where we are currently living, and we are not hiring a removalist. When I think about shifting…

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I Never Thought I’d Be a Stay at Home Mom, but Here’s How My Attitude Changed

This Spoke contributor’s views about valuing her worth shifted once she started staying home.

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UrbanSitter Solves Your Summer Childcare Dilemmas (& Here’s $50 to Get Started)

Summer’s on the horizon and you’re excited to say “yes” to every fun moment that comes your way. Do so with no hesitation thanks to UrbanSitter.

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Cost / Benefits of Sending Our Nanny to Take Photography Class

Photo: Amie Kuo
We have a saying in Asia: “Behind every great man, there is a great woman; behind every great woman, there is a great nanny.” Growing up in a society where a nanny is often a live-in arrangement, sometimes the nanny…

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The Conversation You Need to Have With Your Child’s Teacher About Reading

Photo: Annie Spratt
 If your child does not like to read, one of the most helpful resources in your world should be your child’s teacher. After all, assuming your district has hired highly qualified educators, she is an expert on…

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10 Parenting Pet Peeves

Photo: David D
We are surprised that we could only come up with 10! Yes we have a ton of parenting pet peeves and as time passes and as we gain more experience as moms – each of us with two boys – the list sadly…

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Fly By Night: Don’t Miss This Free Pigeon Whisperer Event!

It involves pigeons, LED lights and dusk. Tickets are going fast!

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Please Hold!: A New Coworking Spot With Childcare

Business in the front, party in the back. Check out The Workaround!

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On The Move: Atlanta Trucks & Trackless Trains for Hire

Whether it is a firetruck with sirens flashing or a trackless Thomas, here are some Atlanta trains and trucks for hire to get your party on track.

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Just Opened: Whimsy Boutique in Lafayette

A new kids’ boutique in Lafayette is filled with stellar styles to outfit your little fashionista or dapper dude.

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This New Birthday Party Craze Is Totally Poppin’

Bubble parties are poppin’ off around the Bay Area. We tell you where to find the local bubble masters and how to throw the best bubble party possible.

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9 NYC Entertainers Who’ll Bring the Birthday Party to You

Before you plan your next kid’s birthday party, check out our list of the best animal handlers, balloon twisters, musicians and more that’ll come to you ready to delight little guest.

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A New Restaurant for Grilled Cheese-Lovers

If your little one looks at a kid’s menu and picks the grilled cheese sandwich—every…single…time—GCDC, a newbie eatery, will be their jam.

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The Caricature Artist You’ll Want at Your Next Party

A local illustrator is loved by grownups and is the next big thing in Chicago kiddie parties. Get the inside scoop here.

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