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How to Pet-Proof Your Home

Pet-proofing isn’t all that different from babyproofing. Everything in arms—err, paws reach can be dangerous. Your new dog or cat is small, curious and prone to sniff out excitement (and potentially trouble!) as they explore their new world. Read on…

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You Need This New Hybrid Baby Bottle on Your Registry Now

ChiccoDUO is the first-ever hybrid baby bottle that combines the wellness benefits of glass and the convenience of plastic in one bottle!

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Our Picks for Making Mom’s First Mother’s Day Extra Special

Between baby’s first giggles, the first time they roll over and hearing the start of their first words, your little one’s first year is filled with tons of memory-making moments. It’s also an exciting time for Mom, including her first Mother’s Day!

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When Your Teen Is Drowning in Their Mental Health Problems

“They need heroes in mental health. They need to hear if you fought with depression every day or anxiety kept you from functioning some weeks. They need to know that there are mental health heroes all around them.”

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The Reasons I Wanted to STOP Breastfeeding

I remember my breaking point vividly—I was cradling my son, desperately trying to get him to latch as tears pour down my cheek—I looked over to my husband and told him I didn’t think I could do this anymore. I felt like I had failed.

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My Husband, the Off-Duty Santa

Photo: Ryan McGuire via Gratisography
My husband looks a lot like Jerry Garcia, at least in his “touch of gray” phase. Someone once said that if he were darker, he would look like Frederick Douglass. But most of the time,…

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These Moms Share How They’re Surviving Teething

No matter what you do, teething will happen. Here’s how to handle it, from the experts: moms who have been there!

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Ford Recalls Additional Vehicles Due to Faulty Door Latches

Ford will replace defective latches free of charge.

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Base-ically, the One Thing You’ll Need to Take Baby Home

The brand new Nuna RELX base for PIPA series car seats is loaded with brilliant features and superior functionality.

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Simple DIY Busy Boards Toddlers Will Love

Keep fidgeting fingers busy with these do-it-yourself activity boards.

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Tommee Tippee: Feels Like the Real Thing, Baby

Babies love boobs. And bottles just aren’t that booby. Well they weren’t, until now…
Introducing the most breast-like nipple ever, naturally anti-colic and naturally easy to latch onto. A bottle so booby, 97% of moms recommend. So whether your baby…

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Ali Levine Shares Her Highs and Lows of Nursing

From the struggles and pain to the endless judgment, celebrity wardrobe stylist and TV personality Ali of Ali Levine Design gets real about breastfeeding.

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Aunt Becky, You Were Supposed to Be the Coach—Not This

“Failing is powerful. Even though it’s hard to watch, you can’t steal those moments from your child’s development as a person.”

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Marie Kondo Your Life with These 10 Genius Storage Solutions on Amazon

Check out our fave storage solutions that are totally KonMari-compatible.

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What I’ve Learned About “Mom Guilt”

Mom guilt: they’re two words one may hear while pregnant, but in reality won’t ever experience until your little one arrives. Sure, you prepare your home, family, your body for your baby’s arrival.
You make sure you’re nourishing yourself properly…

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Do You Call Your Pets Furbabies? People Have Strong Opinions About This

The debate is on whether dogs and cats are like kids.

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When My Son Said the Most Embarrassing Thing in Public, Here’s What I Learned to Do

Every mom faces challenges. But what do you do in the middle of the ultimate mommy shame moment?

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How To Bottle Feed A Breastfed Baby Who Doesn’t Like Bottles (ANY Bottles)

It doesn’t happen overnight. Consistency is key. Be patient with yourself. Don’t give up. These are all things I tell my clients in regards to getting organized, and they are true. Cliché but true, and so far I have found…

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When You Have a Rocky Start to Breastfeeding

This post was written by Lynzy from Lynzy & Co. in partnership with Happy Family Brands
As we approach the birth of our third baby, I am frequently brought back to the early weeks of feeding our first two and…

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The 5 Friends Every New Mama Needs

As a new mom, these are the friends you need to hold onto.

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Tantrums and Transformers

It was a typical morning. Lunches were packed, breakfast eaten, clothes changed and car loaded for our trip down the hill to preschool before I had to head off to my teaching assignment.  As usual, time was limited and my…

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Just Opened: Buzz on Over to Busy Bees

Billing itself as the only indoor playground “where everything moves, spins, or flies,” Busy Bees is NoVa’s newest indoor escape. And we are obsessed!

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New & Cool: 2 On-the-Go Feeding Helpers

One warms up milk in a flash (and keeps it warm). The other is a magic pouch system that does it all (even the feeding!). Read on for the scoop.

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You Know You Live With a Toddler When…

Here are 20 sure signs you know you live with a toddler.

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Waffle Iron Panini

Waffle iron panini with spinach, cheddar and ham is a great alternative to the traditional sandwich. The crunchy bread and oozy cheese are the ideal distractions for sneaking a bit of dark leafy greens into the mix, according to our…

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Clek Oobr, Win the Booster That’s More Than Just a Pretty Face

No doubt, we all consider safety when buckling up our little ones but when it comes to looks there hasn’t been much beyond basic black. Enter Oobr and Olli, two members of the Clek family. Not only are these quirky…

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