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Dude Dad’s Latest Holiday Video Might Remind You of Someone

He’s back and this year he’s outdone himself.

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Stick ‘Em Up! 6 Terrific Tape Crafts

We’ve got the low-down on the best crafts you want to get stuck doing.

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I’m a Mom with Attention Deficit Disorder & Every Day Is an Adventure

“Suddenly, it made sense why things felt so hard! Motherhood changed.”

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Three Ways to Cultivate a Child’s Inner Voice

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As they enter their pre-school and kindergarten years (and continue into their early grade school years), conscience begins to develop in our little ones. In other words, they begin to build their small inner voice that helps them to distinguish…

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How to Listen More Intently to Your Children, Even When It’s Hard

Here are a few simple tricks I’m implementing.

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New Disney Parks App Will Make Waiting in Line More Like Playtime

If you’re going to a Disney Park, you know waiting in lines is part of the fun—but now Disney Parks wants to make waiting in line fun, too!

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This Is the Most Comfortable Airline—& 5 More Awesome US Airlines for Families

If there’s one thing anyone flying with kids needs, it’s a comfy airline.

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This Mom of 6 Has a Simple Method to Stop Kids from Interrupting

Try this mom’s genius technique the next time your little chatterbox interrupts your conversation.

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Exploring Chinatown’s New Foodie Mecca: China Live

Tucked away among the bustling markets and dim sum restaurants in San Francisco’s Chinatown is China Live, the newest culinary destination in the city.

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Why My Husband and I Kiss in Front of Our Kids

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“Awww, gross!” That’s what my 12 and 9-year-old kids say when they see my husband and I kissing. It’s delightful to see their faces of disgust and embarrassment as my husband and I take it a step…

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The Truth About Parenting: 7 Things Parents Need to Hear

Parenting. It’s not for the faint of heart!

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Raising children is a full time, high stakes job for which most parents receive little to no training. This volunteer position is unpaid with zero hope of…

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Why I Don’t Take My Daughter to See Santa

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Let me start by saying that I love Christmas.
I start playing Christmas music the day after Thanksgiving and keep it going until my husband can’t take anymore. I bake cookies like a champion, painstakingly compose homemade gifts…

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To The Stranger at the Store

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It was a rough day. I had a bad day at work and was completely exhausted. I had worked 9 hours and picked my kids up from daycare. I still had to run to the grocery store…

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Don’t Trip Out! 10 Captivating Apps for a Long Haul

The struggle to keep kids entertained while on the road is real. These engaging apps will help you win the battle.

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This Mom’s Honest Account of Bedtime Is Relating to Parents Everywhere

Whether it includes drawing a relaxing, warm bath (or trying to), quietly reading a favorite book (or trying to) and kissing your little one goodnight, a bedtime routine can be tough on a parent.
In a recent Facebook post that…

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Three Things To Know About A Disney Cruise

We recently embarked on an amazing adventure to Alaska on the Disney Wonder Cruise Ship.  When planning our vacation, we wanted to go somewhere we did not have to take a long plane ride, where it would be different from…

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LYFE is Good, With Unfried Chicken

You have kids that eat nothing but nuggets and avoid foods in all shades of green? LYFE Kitchen has hit the Chicago market and they’re here to help cure the ails of the picky eater.

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Do These Awkward Kid Moments Rival Your Own?

Even though today is National Awkward Moments Day, for parents there’s an awkward moment or two most days. Read our collection to see how yours measure up.

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OOGIAH: A New Resource for Jewish Families

Who said that living life Jewishly was a difficult task? Well, let’s say you’re on vacation with your family, or you’ve just moved to a new community and you have no idea where the supermarket is, let alone where to…

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A High Class Affair: Where to Get High Tea For The Holidays

Need a break from the hoards of screaming children standing in line to get their photo taken with Santa Claus? How about a respite from the shopping mall madness? Enjoy a moment of peace (even if for a few hours)…

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Three Perfect Days in New York: Day 2

Day Two: Be a Tourist
Whether you’ve lived in the city your entire life or it’s your first time taking a bite of the Big Apple, there’s never a lack of fun activities on this vibrant island. We suggest breaking…

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Happy Mom Tip #1: Disconnect

Start your week off right with a simple tip on how to be a Happier Mom! We’ve paired up with our friend Christine Carter,  to bring you 52 simple tips (one each Monday!) on bringing joy and happiness into your…

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