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39 Questions Perfect for Your Next Family Dinner

We’ve got unique dinner conversation starters that will be sure to invoke giggles, guffaws, and a good time for the whole family.

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7 Simple Health Hacks for Families

Some seriously clever ways you can get healthier without spending a dime.

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3 Tricks to Help You Stick to Eating Better

“Drop the long list of new resolutions. Focus on simple goals, surround yourself with real and supportive friends, and treat yourself well by eating better.”

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OREO’s Chocolate Cookie House Is Holiday Goals

Forget about gingerbread––this cookie house is here for the holidays. Grab a glass of milk and get decorating!

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Helpful Tips When Your Kid Wants to Become a Vegetarian

“I was around nine when I had single-mindedly decided to just stop eating meat and become a full-time vegetarian. As loving as my parents were, they weren’t exactly sure how to handle a nine-year-old vegetarian.”

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Your Kids Will Be Clamoring for Lunchables Cookie Dunkers

Every kid at the lunch table will want these.

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OREO Is Releasing a Tiramisu-Flavored Cookie & Goodbye New Year’s Resolutions

The new cookie features two types of creme and will hit stores sometime this year.

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I Am Not a Bad Mom—I Just Need to Re-Train My Brain

I had to stop thinking about what I did wrong that day and instead, focus on what I did right.

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Kids Eating Too Many Cookies? Blame Social Media—Not Cookie Monster, Study Says

It’s like if you give a mouse a cookie, but in 140 characters or less.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: October 12, 2018

Tweet tweet! Funnies from our fave Twitter parents.

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The Holy Grail of Whipped Cream Exists, But It Is a Beast to Find

Like the once-mythical narwhal, these tasty treats have actually been spotted in the wild!

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These Unicorn Pudding Cups Will Make Your Kids’ Lunches All the More Magical

Pink, purple and blue swirls? Yummy pudding cups? UNICORNS?! Yes, please!

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15 Healthier Alternatives to Your Junk Food Favorites

We’ve gathered up a bunch of better-for-you alternatives to well-loved treats.

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This Target x Disney Beauty Collab Line Is Everything You Want

What does Target have for you Disney lovers out there?

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US Kids Have An Obesity Problem—& It’s Not Getting Better

It’s not enough to simply add healthy choices to their diet.

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Why I’m Loving (& Embracing) My Body After My Babies

I didn’t pull away. I let him see my squishy rolls and told him they were his first home.

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Experts Warn That This School Fundraiser Is Just Selling Junk Food to Kids

Raising money for your school could have an unhealthy side effect for your family.

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Sometimes, Mama Just Needs a Break

Moms should be allowed to just NOT for a day.

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Chips Are Healthier Than Raisins for Kids’ Teeth Say Dentists

Dried fruit can be just as problematic on kids’ teeth as sugary snacks. Here’s why.

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Mom Let Her Daughter Eat ‘Whatever She Wanted’ & Now She Eats Her Veggies

This mom taught her daughter that too much of a good thing is actually real.

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What This School Lunch Hack Taught Our Whole Family

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Packing school lunch is one of my least favorite tasks as a parent. It has to happen every school day. And then happens again the following night.
Then, the lunches come home, often not eaten, with the…

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The Upside of Guilt and Letting Go

Photo: Kirby Preston
Guilt.
It plagues parents. We feel guilty for everything. Holding our babies too much, not holding them enough, letting them eat junk food, not letting them eat junk food, asking for help, accepting help and the list…

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What’s Your Parenting Salary?

Let’s play a game. It’s called What’s Your Parenting Salary? So many responsibilities, crazy hours, no vacation time… We figure it’s the perfect time to strategize an income stream.

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Don’t ask me whose paying for…

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Tips for Explaining Your Need for Alone Time

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There’s a man sitting on my couch right now. We just did bedtime together. He read with two girls, while I had a second grader read out loud to me. Then he brushed two sets of teeth and…

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THE PARENTING SECRETS WE DON’T SHARE

We all have dirty little secrets. You know, the kind that you would be mortified if anyone were ever to find out. Most people’s deepest secrets are well kept. My parenting secrets are not.
I have an autistic son with no filter…

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The Mom Salute

Two of my five children have been recovering from an awful stomach virus that resulted in a cancelled birthday party for a very sad six year old and a ridiculous amount of laundry. There was also the incident on Sunday…

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Rock On! Where to Score Kiddie Concert Tees

School the kids on the rock greats by scoring them some itty bitty band shirts. We’ve rounded up our favorite places to buy band merch for the minis, so listen up!

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A Winter Resort Made for Pint-Sized Skiers

Pizza, french fry, pizza, french fry. We’re not talking about junk food. We’ve been dreaming up a day on the slopes where parents get to have as much fun as the kids, where snowflakes glisten and children listen to hear…

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The Most Awesome Indoor Playspace in San Diego

Editor’s Note: WayBeyond is sadly shuttering its doors in April 30, 2012. 
WayBeyond isn’t your average play gym. Your kids may not realize it, but while they are climbing, swinging, and exploring this vibrant play area, they are getting a…

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Berkeley’s Fourth Street – Shop & Eat with Kids in Tow

Whether you get there early for the banana pancakes at Bette’s diner or arrive midday and enjoy fish tacos from Tacubaya on the patio while watching the trains go by, Berkeley’s Fourth Street offers a fab day out for grown-up…

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Explore: Berkeley’s Fourth Street

Whether you get there early for the banana pancakes at Bette’s diner or arrive midday and enjoy fish tacos from Tacubaya on the patio while watching the choo-choos go by, Berkeley’s Fourth Street offers a fab day trip for grown-up…

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