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7 Moms Share What They’re Most Excited for This Summer—and How They’re Helping Their Kids Hydrate Along the Way

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There are so many things to love about summer: the warm weather, the longer days, the slowed-down attitude, and all of the extra time for activities. Whether your family is getting creative, planning something active or…

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These Moms Discovered a Delicious Solution to Help Kids Stay Hydrated and Inspired This Summer

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Between trips to the playground, games in the backyard, fun crafting and maybe even a little gardening, summertime is filled with exciting times for kids to be creative. While kids are out exploring, it’s important…

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Be Sun Smart: 10 Summer Safety Tips to Follow with Babies & Toddlers

Keep your baby safe in the sun with these important safety rules.

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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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This Williams Sonoma Harry Potter Home Collection Is Right Up Our Diagon Alley

Wave your wand to make room in your kitchen for this magical collection.

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5 Ways New Moms Can Prioritize Their Health

If and when you start doubting your health is a priority, remember that a happy and healthy mother results in a happy and healthy baby.

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14 Essential Tips for Moms Pumping at Work

Many of our staff pumped when returning to the office and we’re dishing insider know-how from moms who have been there, done that. You got this, mama!

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13 Important Water Safety Tips from the Great Wolf Lodge

Get ready for epic water fun with these safety tips from the Director of Aquatics at the Great Wolf Lodge

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4 Under-the-Radar Disney World Secrets Every Parent Should Know

Check out these overlooked tips for giving your children the vacation of their dreams and still enjoying it yourself.

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How to Win at Breastfeeding During the Winter Months

With temperatures dropping around the country, here are top tips for nursing and breast pumping during the winter.

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How Breastfeeding Mamas Can Breeze Through the New Year

Nursing a baby during the holidays can be chaotic—here’s how to make it easier for you and baby.

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7 Refreshing Ways to Keep the Family Cool When It’s Super Hot Out

Here’s how to keep you and the kiddos cool on those sweltering summer days.

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How Parents Can Learn to Juggle A Million Things at Once

Bottom line? Sometimes priorities have to shift.

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10 Everyday Summer Items I Use When Plans Change

Here are some simple, everyday items you can keep in your car (or handy around the house) for those days when everything goes wrong and you feel like you should’ve stayed in bed.

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Inside JCC Chicago Apachi J Camps with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

JCC Chicago Apachi J Camps just won a Totally Awesome Award for Coolest Summer Camp for Kids in Chicago . We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more.…

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How to Keep Your Evergreen Wreath Ever Green

Keep your holiday wreath and decor fresher a little longer with these tips and tricks.

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5 Surefire Ways to Be Your Best Every Single Day

If you need some inspo to continue encouraging your kids to be their best and adopt a healthy lifestyle read the below five tips. You’ll be surprised how fun and simple it really is to make healthy living a part of your regular routine.

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Cool as Ice: 10 Flavored Ice Cubes Perfect for a Hot Day

Hot days call for cool refreshments. These 10 flavored ice cubes should do the trick.

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5 Simple Tips To Avoid the Hangries

The following is shared from one of our favorite moms, Amanda Carlisle of AFewShortcuts.com.
We are always on the go during the Summer. The one thing that happens more often than I would like to admit is someone gets hangry.…

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Ready, Set, Go! Plan a Tricycle Race

Today is Tricycle Day (our favorite!). Get out those three-wheelers for some seriously awesome, tot-friendly competition guaranteed to make ’em grin.

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Today Is National Refreshment Day

 

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Today Is National Refreshment Day

Pour yourself a tall, frosty one.

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Trust us, you won’t miss the caffeine or the alcohol while you’re sipping on one of these tea-infused mocktails.

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Wake up feeling refreshed, or at…

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Treating Your Child’s Sinus Drainage

Every day, each person’s respiratory tract produces mucus in order to protect itself from unwanted viruses, bacteria and other potential health threats.  But as WebMD reports, if your child has a cold, the flu, allergies or other respiratory problems, the…

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Secrets of The 606: What’s Hot on the Bloomingdale Trail

Hurray! It’s open. The biking-walking-running-scooting path is part of an elevated trail and park system that has tons to offer families. Here’s our inside take.

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Breathe a Sigh of Relaxation at Belknap Hot Springs

Picture yourself just a few hours outside of the city, hidden in the Oregon wilderness, soaking in a steamy hot spring with not a car nor electronic gizmo in sight. Such a place surely only exists for couples on a…

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