The Write Stuff: The Best Fall Books For Kids From NYC Authors

Your literary neighbors have been busy creating stories of black belts, shelter dogs, and a stunner picture book about Nina Simone. Plus: Brian Selznick’s latest!

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How This Summer-Loving Mom Is Going to Embrace Winter

“When challenged to make a change, you can resist it and fight every step of the way, or you can embrace the change and make the most of it.”

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What This Widowed Father Wants You to Know

“It’s been three years since I lost my wife to ovarian cancer—this recent stretch of time has highlighted the joys and the challenges of parenting for all of us. How do we Dads talk to our kids about these issues while holding emotional space for them and being the steady source of calm?”

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Study Reveals How Parents Really Feel about Daylight Saving

Hint: you may not look “forward” to it.

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5 Ways to Start Saving for Your Kid’s College Fund

Think saving for college is unattainable? These 5 easy steps will help get you there, one dollar at a time.

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Prince Louis Celebrates His First Birthday with an Adorable Photo Shoot

Happy Birthday to Prince William and Duchess Kate’s youngest!

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Perfectly Posh & Trendy Baby Gear Inspired by the Royal Baby

All the trendiest gear for your own royal baby.

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In Memoriam 2018: Remembering Toys”R”Us

We said goodbye to one of the best this year.

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The Great Christmas Tree Debate

When my husband and I married, we knew, like a lot of couples, that we’d be joining our different backgrounds, life experiences, and other marriage-like things. Obviously there would be a learning curve. But little did we know how deep…

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Funniest parenting tweets of the week

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: May 11, 2018

These funny tweets embody the excitement and nervousness of the impending summer season.

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Toys “R” Us Might Close Down 100 of Its Stores, Even During Its Busiest Season

At least 100 stores could close amidst weak holiday sales.

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3 Reasons Why Your Kids Go Crazy at Bedtime

There seems to be a pattern here, and I don’t like it. Everything is fine and dandy, but once the sun goes down and things start to settle, suddenly all hell breaks loose.

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Costco Is Now Offering a Baby Shower Registry

Now you can register for everything you need, in bulk!

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10 Signs You’re the Mom of a Toddler (Sound Familiar?)

Motherhood is an exclusive tribe reserved for those women who dedicate their lives to caring for and raising another human being. Your entire world drastically changes the minute that baby is brought into your life, whether through childbirth, adoption, surrogacy,…

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A Mom’s Lesson In Sharing

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The moment they came into my world, my children have pushed their way into every corner and crack of my existence. In most ways, it’s been a wonderful burgeoning of love that I openly welcome with little regard…

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5 “Just Dont’s” When Talking to a Pregnant Woman

Photo: Patricia Wood
A pregnant woman is like, well, like a ticking time bomb in so many ways. I mean that in the best way possible. Some are more flammable than others, some have shorter wicks than others, and most…

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Hair-Raising Family Thrills at Escape Alcatraz

Did you know that the Wharf is home to the scariest haunted house in the city? And with a heart-stopping new addition, the screams can last well past Halloween.

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When Doing Your Toddler’s Laundry Causes a Meltdown

Photo: Dutchbaby on Flickr
Well, here I am in my basement clutching onto my toddler’s striped seersucker sundress for dear life. It’s just come out of the dryer and now I’m holding back tears. No, it isn’t stained or ripped…

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I’m a Fraud

I pretend I’m the perfect parent, that I have all my ducks in a row, but I’m so far from it. I project that I have it all together, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. I present myself as having everything in…

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Hot Shot: Raquel Frechette Photography

Thinking about getting the babe or the brood snapped for posterity? Consider this shutterbug!

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2015 Baby Name Predictions (According to Us!)

Why are there so many Elsas toddling around? And what other names will win next year? Find out here.

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Red Tricycle D.C. Writers Reveal Their Picks for Fall Fun

To help guide you through the myriad of corn mazes and haunted houses, we asked Red Tricycle’s awesome editorial team to tell us their favorite ways to have fun the fall.

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10 Heartwarming Holiday Activities for the Whole Fam

The holidays are officially in full swing, which means that while your kiddos are enjoying the leisure of winter break and making their holiday wish list, you’re in frantic planning, shopping, and baking mode. We know saying “relax” is easier…

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