Grilling Gear to Up Your BBQ Game

Order up some grass-fed beef and get your grill heated up—BBQ season has arrived!

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17 Cool Things You Can Do with Ice (It’s Not Just for Tea!)

The thermometer’s heating up, but we know exactly how to cool off.

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Let’s Taco ’Bout This Awesome Play Set

Everyday is Taco Tuesday with this adorable set.

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What to Make for Breakfast: Toddler-Friendly Zucchini Pancakes

I’m a foodie at heart. I love connecting with people over a meal and sharing my love by making tasty dishes for them to enjoy.
I am a southern girl at heart and wear it proudly. I’ve been away…

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14 Table Manners for Kids of Every Age

Teaching kids proper dining etiquette isn’t old-fashioned—good manners never go out of style.

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Freeze Time with This DIY Time Capsule

Save time in a bottle with this super easy and creative handmade time capsule suitable for all ages.

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8 Cooking Skills Your Child Should Learn by the Age of 10

“When you teach your children the skills they need so they don’t injure themselves in the kitchen, and you will be nurturing their love of cooking and food alike.”

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These Airbnb Experiences Are Bringing the Family Together in a New Way

Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving is looking different this year––but in a good way.

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Bring On the Brie with Fisher Price’s Pretend Play Charcuterie Set

This fancy find is perfect for pint-sized foodies.

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Bee Happy Hoppers

Fill Your Playroom with These ALDI Finds

They will be available the week of Sept. 16. 

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12 Items Doctors Say Every Parent Should Carry

Before you leave the house, consider adding these 11 important items to your bag.

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Jif Launches New Squeezable Peanut Butter

The same great Jif peanut butter people love, now in an easy-to-squeeze pouch.

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15 Easy Ways to Have Fun with Sidewalk Chalk

Add a little flair to your neighborhood with these creative ideas!

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Chrissy Teigen’s Kitchen Line for Target Just Got a Refresh of Items Perfect for Summer

Chrissy Teigen’s kitchen collection for Target just got a summery refresh.

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The Live-Action “Dora the Explorer” Trailer Is Here & It’s Definitely Not for Little Kids

This flick isn’t what you’d expect from the OG show you grew up with.

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Kapow! How to Make a Comic Strip with Your Little Storytellers

Stan Lee, Marvel comics real-life superhero and the man behind Spiderman, Thor, X-Men & Black Panther (to name a few) has passed away at 95. In his honor, inspire your little artists to create a comic strip all their own.

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6 Pumpkin Carving Tools You Can Order on Amazon Now

Get the nicest jack-o’-lantern grins on the block with these perfect tools for the job.

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All You Knead to Know to Make Your Own Playdough

Celebrate National Play-Doh day with a little batch of dough at home.

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Why Family Vacation Memories Are So Magical

Some of my fondest memories as a child are of family vacations.
Each year, we took a family trip to visit my grandmother in Tampa, Florida. And every year we drove. I vividly remember those early mornings. My mom would…

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3 Easy Ways I Got My Kids to Love Cooking

One mom shares her simple tips to make kitchen time with your kids that much easier and more fun.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: January 19, 2018

Parenting can be a messy business, but we also like to make light of it (so we can survive). Thankfully there’s an entire army of parents on Twitter who share our joys and these are just some of the…

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Being a Solo Parent Is Actually Pretty Spectacular

I call myself a “two for one” parent. I came up with the concept after becoming disenchanted with labels like “single mom” and “single mom by choice.” These labels are often stigmatized, with undertones of disapproval when one finds out…

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10 Magical Disney Cakes That’ll Blow Your Mind

These cakes are so fantastic we’re willing to bet the secret ingredient is pixie dust.

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Teriyaki Pineapple Pork Tenderloin Sliders

Craving something different for dinner? Transport yourself to the islands with by whipping up these yummy sliders from Or Whatever You Do.

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5 Easy Ideas for Cooking with Kids

Today is Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day and these handy ideas will help you help them.

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My Recipe for an Edible Solar Eclipse

The solar eclipse. It’s a big deal, right?

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Everyone and their grandmother is ready. They have their NASA approved viewing glasses, schools are prepared to watch the event on television, and after the day is…

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This Hack to Get Your Kid to Eat Veggies Is Way Too Easy

This simple, science-based trick is pure genius.

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Gouda Roll Ups

Serves 1

2 slices Arla® Gouda Cheese
3 pieces thinly sliced turkey, ham or your favorite deli meat
1 10-inch tortilla
2 lettuce leaves
1 teaspoon reduced-fat mayonnaise

Add-on ingredients

tomatoes slices
hummus or ranch dressing


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6 Things You Should Let Your Kids Do In The Kitchen (and Yes, They Involve Knives)

photo: Tim Pierce via Flickr
With flames, sharp knives, and plenty of breakable items, the kitchen has the potential for a lot of danger when it comes to kids. However, giving them a little freedom can help them learn how…

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Puzzle Me This: DIY Photo Puzzle in 4 Easy Steps!

With some family photos and a few sticks, you’ve got a one-of-a-kind puzzle that is sure to bring on grins.

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6 Reasons My Son Doesn’t Want Me To Be His Mommy Anymore

Photo: Pixabay
My first born is now four, and within the past year, he has made my skin grow so thick. I used to be a sensitive little B, but now I know the truth: People’s words and judgements aren’t…

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Losing A Child To SIDS: My Brother’s Story

On December 31, 2006 I became an Auntie; I was ELATED. Three short months later, in a fashion I would never have imagined in a million years, my family and I would be encircling a bassinet in a cemetery. I had no…

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American Horror Story: My Life With a Toddler

Photo: Barrie Bismark
Oh, Halloween! Scary movies, haunted houses, and ghosts, ghouls, and goblins are in full force. In the spirit of Halloween, I have been thinking about how my life with my toddler is much like a scene from…

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