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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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How to Go Holiday Shopping with Baby in Tow & Like a Pro

‘Tis the season for crowded malls and busy parking lots, which are not top of the fun list at the best of times but even less so when you’re shopping with a baby.
More and more of us are shopping…

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Getting Kids to Eat Healthy: Tips from a Professional Athlete and Mom of Two Amy Rodriguez

1. Food is your body’s fuel.
As a professional athlete, I’m used to fueling my body with nutritious foods that help me perform my best on the field. I’ve tried to instill this lesson in my kids – food should…

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The Best Words I Needed to Hear on the Worst Day

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Yesterday was, well… a day. The morning started off great as they typically do, but by lunch time I could tell Charlotte was in need of a nap. Ava started not typically needing a nap every day,…

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2 Simple Ways I Got My Child to Eat Her Dinner

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I don’t know about you, but in our house, it always used to be a battle to get our toddler to eat dinner. My daughter will be 2-years-old in May and she started giving us her toddler opinion…

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A Conundrum, A Chuckle and a Life Lesson

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As a mother of two boys that are now 17 and 19 years old,  I have had my share of interesting conundrums over the years. For some reason, those conundrums seem to always occur when I was home…

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3 Birthday Wishes and 1 Floating Session for Mama’s Birthday.

We love to entertain. But since this year is not a milestone birthday, I don’t feel like to make a biggie, which if I do, I would end up doing most of the preparation myself anyway – kinda goes against…

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You-Did-It! Dinners: Where to Celebrate Big Wins

Before you pull up to another drive-thru, check out one of these local mouth-watering options that are the tastiest equivalent to an awards ceremony around a dinner table.

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Extra Credit! Sweet Notes for Their Midday Meal

Make their day extra special with a creative lunchbox note. Here are 12 ideas to get you started.

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A Fun Slice of History: Find Out Where the Sandwich Actually Came From

All it took to invent the sandwich was the desire to play and eat at the same time.

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Ready to Roll: 7 Food Trucks for Hire

From grilled cheese sandwiches to sweet and savory crepes, these mobile food trucks will deliver the goods to your next big shindig.

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Your Before Baby Bucket List: 15 Things to Do Now

Follow our to-do list and savor those last moments of freedom before your newborn steals your heart and changes your life forever.

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Explore Tecolote Canyon: A Woodsy Adventure in the City

Remember the days when playing in the ‘swamp of sadness’ meant skipping over the after rain-shower puddles and shrieking with terror (errr…glee) if you fell in? Even though we live in the big city those fun outdoor adventures are certainly…

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An Enchanting Outing at Enchanted Forest

Just south of Salem is an enchanted theme park that is not only closer than the Magic Kingdom, but far more manageable. Grouped into themed “lands,” (ahem, much like another theme park we know), it’s totally perfect for a day trip.

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Win a Boy and Girl Set of Goodbyn Food Containers

Lunch time is getting a serious makeover. It’s time to ditch the plastic sandwich bags and brown paper sacks and jump on the Bento box bandwagon. The individually portioned sections will have your little snackers anxiously awaiting what’s next. Goodbyn…

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Live the High Life in Chelsea

It’s a gorgeous day. You need to get the little one outside to run around. But the playgrounds are passé, and you want some space where the running won’t involve crossing traffic or getting lost. Where to? The High Line,…

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