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15 Simple Gifts to Make for Grandparents Day

Who wouldn’t want to receive a hug in the mail?

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The Cutest & Silliest Ways to Say Goodbye Before School

We are partial to the T-Rex hug and the secret handshake!

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Surviving the Unimaginable

Somehow the wise words of a 5-year-old and his bear-hugging hug were all I needed to help comfort me through our loss.

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How to Support a Mama Grieving Her Miscarriage

Photo: Briana Tozour via Unsplash
Authors’s Note: The following article is about miscarriage. Currently, many who suffer miscarriages suffer alone and those who do share their stories often aren’t met with the support they need. This is a PSA as…

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The Worst & Best of Parenting

“At times, I cry on my husband’s shoulder because I am so bored and frustrated with being a mother even if the kids haven’t misbehaved the entire day.”

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I Didn’t See My Son’s Disability Until He Was 15

“After I finally saw him and his invisible disability, I was crushed with guilt. How could I, as his loving mother, not see what was there before my eyes? Not seeing him kept me from giving the support he truly needed.”

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The Surprising Thing a Pixar Movie Taught Me about Raising a Teenager

“When your teenager is grumpy and wants to be left alone, be relentless and let your unconditional love shine through. The ending is worth it.”

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Here’s What Mom Really Wants for Her Big Day

We’ve got the scoop on what the lady of the house really wants for Mother’s Day. Here’s a hint—it’s not flowers.

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Turning My Worry into Wonder

“I wonder if she knows I would take all her struggles, confusion, and pain as my own and carry them for her if I could.”

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7 Ways to Bring More Joy to Your Child’s Life

“During this pandemic, everyone could use a little bit more joy, even your children. Here are 7 ways that can help you cultivate this wonderful emotion in your kids.”

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Pizza My Heart: 19 Silly Jokes for NYC Kids

There’s a comedian in every house. Share these corny quips, then come up with your own!

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Laurie Berkner is Spreading the Love with a Special Valentine’s Concert

Children’s musician Laurie Berkner has been busy. Not only is she getting ready to drop her 14th album, but she’s also gearing up for a special Valentine’s Day concert!
Airing on Feb. 14, Berkner will host two Valentine’s Day Live…

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Rice Krispies Treats Homestyle

New Rice Krispies Treats Feature More Marshmallows in Every Bite

Rice Krispies Treats Homestyle are available in original and chocolate flavors.

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A Letter to My Son Whose Sister Has Special Needs

“Thank you for loving her and trying to reach her even when she seemed unreachable, for never giving up, and for understanding that her brain worked differently and that it wasn’t her fault.”

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This Easy DIY Card Is the Next Best Thing to Giving an Actual Hug

Want to send a hug through the mail? We’ve got the cutest card that does just that.

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Bring Hygge Vibes to Your Home this Holiday Season

You deserve a little hygge… even if in just a little corner of your heart and home. Just a few moments wrapped in cozy blanket is a solid way to baby step towards ushering in little hygge… and little comfort & joy into your home.

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Celebrate the Season with the Story Pirates New Holiday Songs

Celebrate “Hug an Alligator Day” with a new song.

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Hilary Duff Announces She’s Pregnant with Third Child

This is the second baby for her and husband Matthew Koma.

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To the Mom I Thought Was Judging Me, I’m Sorry

“Sitting at a beachside pizzeria waiting for our order to arrive, I saw her. She was a beautiful young mom seated across from us with her young family. And then I noticed her glancing over at my daughter’s leg brace.”

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What to Say to Someone Who Experienced a Miscarriage

When someone you know or love suffers a miscarriage, you may feel lost and don’t know what to say or do. Read this to help guide you and help ease their pain.

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6 Strategies to Stop Siblings Fights & Restore the Peace

“Siblings fight, but they can learn to work it out, makeup, and get their needs met. The important thing is to stay calm and help each child verbalize feelings without throwing a fit or a fist.”

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It’s Time to Let Go of the Ideal & Parent for Real

“Do we hold kids precious and protect them from this reality, or do we help them to navigate within and adapt to it? Which will help them to thrive more in the long term? My vote: Let go of ‘ideal’ and parent for real.”

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Sesame Street essential workers

Sesame Workshop Launching New Resources for Families of Essential Workers

Sesame Workshop’s new new bilingual resources for families of essential workers is inclusive and beautiful.

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Hug Machine

Mom Builds Ingenious Structure Allowing Grandma to Hug Kids

Nana was able to hold her grandchildren for the first time in months.

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11 Ways to De-Stress in 1 Minute (or Less)

Finding yourself overwhelmed by current affairs and a full house? Try one of these quick and easy ideas will help you reboot and re-energize in no time.

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Advice For the Weeks Ahead (From Someone a Week In)

To those of you who haven’t gone into full “shelter in place” yet, 20 tips from your friend on the other side…

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Cleaning Up Is Hilarious When You Play These Games

Cleaning up doesn’t have to be a drag when you can play your way through the process. Try these fun games that will have everyone pitching in and laughing their way all the way from start to finish.

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This Valentine’s Day, Challenge Your Kids to Answer the Question: “What Is Love?”

“Children, rather than responding to lectures about being nice, are more motivated by the behavior they see around them.” 

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13 Creative Ways to Show Our Love to Our Children

Children need to feel loved and appreciated. Use these tips to show your little ones how much you care every day.

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These New Pillsbury “Trolls” Cookies Will Have You Feeling the Beat

These cookies will give you something to sing about.

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