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17 Fantastic Kids’ Online Consignment Shops

Those $60 shoes they wore once? You can swap them out for something else.

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Advice for Harry & Meghan & All Families Introducing a New Sibling

“Follow these tips and tricks to help to ease the growing pains families feel when introducing new siblings.”

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17 At-Home Learning Spots to Keep Kids on Track

Whether it’s distance learning or homework, your kiddos need an inspiring space to call their own.

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5 Ways to Instantly Update Your Toddler’s Room

A successful transition from nursery to toddler room is generally one that promotes your child’s safety and overall independence. Here’s how to make a space for your little one to create, learn and explore—all on their own.

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Marie Kondo and Sparking the Joy of Friendship

Marie Kondo has written a charming children’s book with illustrator Salina Yoon, called “Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship,”  and it cleverly tells the story of two friends who overcome personal obstacles to learn the art and joy of friendship.

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Let’s Talk about Sext(ing)—& Why You Should with Your Kids, Too

Photo: Luke Porter via Unsplash
The sending and receiving of sexually charged images and words via digital devices—a.k.a. “sexting”—is a relatively common practice amongst young people. Parents, having grown up amongst different norms, often feel lost in how to help…

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Read to a Dog & More Awesome Kids Activities at Your Local LA Library

From science experiments and origami to reading with the Dodgers, these libraries offer more than just books!

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What Happened to My Heart After I Had a Second Baby

“One minute my heart was one size, the next minute—its size had doubled.”

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Why It’s So Important I Get Up Before the Rest of My Family

Waking up at 5:15 a.m. is still not something I would describe as pleasant or peaceful. Here’s why I do it, every day.

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Ultraviolet Kids Rooms Are the Hottest Design Trend for 2018

Pantone’s Color of the Year—ultraviolet—is a great choice the rooms of kids who will grow up to leave a unique mark on the world.

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13 Big Batch Recipes That Will Last All Week

Your life (and your attempts at meal planning) just got a lot easier.

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Are You a Helicopter Parent? Here’s How to Come in for a Landing

Helicopter parenting: That’s something other people do, right? No one wakes up in the morning and says, “Today, I’m going to be a parenting stereotype!” Quite the opposite: parents open their too-often under-rested eyes in the morning and jump right…

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Have Baby, Will Travel

I’m a mom.

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I have a demanding but flexible job.  I have an incredibly supportive husband. I travel internationally, primarily to developing countries.
As any mother can attest, decisions about work travel and babies are…

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8 Ways to Streamline Healthy School Lunch Prep

Original article by Laura Gaskill on Houzz

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When you have backpacks to find, lunches to pack and permission slips to sign, school mornings can feel like a big shift in gears from lazier summer schedules.…

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Go Ahead, Toss Your Kid’s Artwork (Trust Us!)

Photo: Less is More Organizing Services
Children’s artwork is one of the most common types of clutter for a busy parent to contend with. Not only does it just keep accumulating but since it is something that your child makes,…

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There is a Good Reason I Choose to Have Sleepless Nights

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I have a motherhood confession. There is a child (or two or three) sleeping in my bed more nights than not. With four total, and all of them still relatively young enough to wake up in the middle…

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Helping Your Child Cope with Holiday Transitions and Split Family Homes

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The holidays are pretty much a stressful time for everyone. If you Google holiday stress you get over 2 million results. And it isn’t just parents who feel these pressures. Kids-especially kids with split-family homes-pick up on their…

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11 Art Studios to Unleash Your Inner Picasso

Your mini muralist is not a single palette short of options. Here’s where your artistic tots can experiment with all sorts media.

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Too Cute: A New Consignment Shop (Play Area Included)

If there’s one takeaway to being a parent of growing kids it’s that the sweet duds you buy this month will likely be too small for those growing arms and legs in a few months time (or less). Instead of…

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