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9 Creative Christmas Card Ideas for Babies & Toddlers

Santa hats, stuffies, Christmas decor and visits from big red himself!

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Creative Ways to Feed Your Family More Plant-Based Meals

“Providing vegan options and feeding your family a few more plant-based meals can actually be easier than you realize. All you need to do is find what works for you and your family and take things one step at a time.”

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Joanna Gaines’ New Children’s Book Is Available for Pre-Sale

Preorder “The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be” today.

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Cure That Covid Cabin Fever with These Wacky Roadside Stops in Chicago

Gas up the car, take a drive and squash any boredom that might be building with these roadside oddities and special surprises.

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Amy Schumer’s Pregnancy Instas Are So Real & More of These, Please

In true Amy Schumer style, her bump “reveal” post was real, rad and totally relatable.

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From Baby to Big Girl: How the Tiny Changes Add Up

I tucked my daughter in tonight far past her normal bedtime. Her papa is traveling for work this week and it’s been just us Three Musketeers and we’ve made the most of every single second. But between the children’s museum,…

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What They Don’t Tell You about Raising Kids (When Preparing for the Future)

What they don’t tell you about planning for the future with kids is that you realize how sweet even the hardest moments in the past were.

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3 Unexpected Reasons Why “It Takes a Village” Makes So Much Sense as a New Parent

I remember coming across the saying “it takes a village” when I was about two months into new parenthood, and thinking to myself that I couldn’t agree more. This new phase of life is an incredible journey—full of challenges and…

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Here’s to All the Mamas Who Are Learning as They Go

When I was expecting our first, I spent so much time online researching the best of the best that I actually popped a blood vessel in my right eye. It was around midnight and I was still deep in the…

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Now Fashionably Open: Miki Miette in Culver City

The first flagship store for Miki Miette is now open in Culver City, and we’ve got the scoop on the store, plus some hot spring fashion tips for tots!

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4 Tips for Raising an Introvert

Photo: Michal Parzuchowski
My 8-year-old-son, Jack, is an introvert. We can certainly debate the “nature vs nurture” argument here, but seeing as though my daughter is an extrovert and Jack has been an introvert since he was a baby, I’m…

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Say Cheese! 6 Instagram-Worthy Portland Walls

Are you looking for some cool spots to take Instagram-worthy pics? Read on to find out where the most Instagramable walls in Portland are!

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Let Me Grab My Balls

Yep, you read that right. The things that come out of your mouth when you’re a doula. Lets take a minute and talk about balls. Tennis balls, peanut balls, birthing balls, all very useful before, during, and after birth. 
Tennis…

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How To Be the Most Embarrassing School Mom in 8 Easy Steps

As school is quickly approaching (and has already arrived for some), I’ve thought of some ways that I can embarrass my 2 elementary-aged kids. I have vivid memories of my father standing outside of his 1985 Buick LeSabre waving at…

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Ten Minute Teen Wolf {DIY Halloween Costume}

Last Halloween, my then 12-year-old son couldn’t decide whether or not he wanted to dress up for trick-or-treating.  The truth is, he WANTED to dress up, but wasn’t sure if other kids his age would be, as well. On the…

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My Daughter Gives Me An Excuse To Be Introverted

Photo: Jennifer Picard
As a writer, I’ve always had very introverted tendencies and felt compelled to go beyond what I was comfortable with in order to fit in. When I first moved to Kauai a few years ago, I lived…

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10 Reasons Single Motherhood Rocks

10 Reasons Single Motherhood Rocks!

Pleasing kids is hard. Pleasing a spouse is sometimes harder. Having one less person to take care of kind of has its benefits.
 

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Want to watch that romantic drama…

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We Love Mark Zuckerberg’s Words of Widsom from Recent Post

CEO of Facebook and proud father, Mark Zuckerberg, recently shared a photo of him with feeding his daughter. “Most important meeting of the day #LeanInTogether” he captioned.

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Photo courtesy of Mark Zuckerberg via Facebook
Not…

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Supercool Southpaws: 70 Left-Handed Heroes to Admire

We’ve rounded up a list of our favorite famous lefties in honor of International Left Handers Day.

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Stay Calm & Parent On With Secrets From Zen Moms

Keep your new parent stress in check by sneaking in everything from yoga to acupressure. Read on for tips from relaxation experts who have also, at some point, had newborns.

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Trip Out! 6 Roadside Oddities to Brake For

The pretty backdrop of fall colors may entice you travel down unexplored roads. Ramble over to Illinois’ kitschiest treasures, from the world’s largest catsup bottle to a remake of Pisa’s leaning tower. Here are roadside oddities that have “family photo op” written all over them.

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Off the Handlebars: Red Shirts — Who’s Holding Back Their Kindergartners?

Editor’s note: This tongue-in-cheek opinion piece is the third in a series of humor essays in a new parenting column for Red Tricycle called “Off The Handlebars.” Love it? Hate it? Let us know what you think.
Hey little man,…

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