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The Best Places to Volunteer with Your Kids in DC

Looking for a new way to spend family time? These DC charities could use your help and they need both big and little hands. Read on for where to pitch in near DC.

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The Best Organic Clothes for Babies & Toddlers

Wrap your baby in these skin-friendly, earth-friendly organic fashions, as sweet as they are soft and cuddly.

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Who Would Spend Thousands on a Pet?

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Me, for one. And quite a few other people I know. None of us is wealthy, but still we have laid out what some would consider extreme – even obscene – amounts on our pets.
First, let…

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Having a Baby during COVID? 5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Now

“Too often, obstetricians make decisions for their patients without consulting them. I want to provide women with the information they need to take part in these decisions and take charge of their health and pregnancies.”

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Ground beef

Lakeside Refrigerated Services Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible E.coli

These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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5 Tips for When You Are a Parent and a Caregiver

Finding balance as a parent and a caregiver can be difficult, but it is possible. These tips will help you get into a rhythm that works for your family.

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Ethan LyBrand and family

Fifth Grader with Muscular Dystrophy Spreads Joy Through Jokes

Ethan has a secret to making other people smile.

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Who Are You Going to Be One Day?

When I hold those once baby cheeks in my hands I still wonder, “Who might you become one day?” And though I know him better than I did eighteen years ago, saying goodbye, as he heads out to discover that answer, is going to be my toughest challenge yet.

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Sugar Overload? Where LA Kids Can Donate a Portion of Their Halloween Haul

Because no one’s really gonna eat those Good & Plenties anyway.

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The Truth About Parenting a Child with Severe Anxiety

“I am not a helicopter mom by choice.”

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Could This New Product Help Prevent Food Allergies?

What you need to know about the rising trend of food allergies and how you may be able to prevent them in your kids.

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4 Unexpected Tax Breaks for Expecting Parents

You’re probably not thinking about taxes now that you’ve got a baby on the way. But babies bring tax deductions, and who doesn’t want get all the tax deductions they’re entitled to, even if the new tax law means you…

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This Common Symptom in Kids Could Actually Be the Flu

As this year’s deadly flu season ramps up, parents should be on the lookout for this uncommon flu symptom in kids.

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Here’s What Parents Need to Know About This Year’s Dangerous Flu Strain

The 2018 flu season has already proven deadly for some.

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Staying Home With Sick Kids During Winter Is Utterly Exhausting

I first started writing this post in 2014 when my kids were sick. I’m not sure which illness they had at the time, but I was sitting there, watching Frozen for the millionth time, because that’s what my then 1-year-old…

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How Meditation Helped Me Through the Pregnancy Transition

Transitions are always hard for me, no matter how big or small. Even the “good” transitions, those after which life should be better, can be challenging. For example, moving to a new city was simultaneously exciting and lonely. Starting a…

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These Moms Formed a Life-Changing Bond After Learning That Their Babies Needed Heart Transplants

Meet a mom tribe that came together over the most unthinkable circumstances.

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Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: 5 Common Parenting Mistakes and Their Soution

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We lived in the 21st century. We consider ourselves as a highly developed, highly intellectual people, who are busy in exploring the latest technology every day. Nowadays, we have more options than ever before in creating new ways…

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My Perfectly Imperfect Life

So we had a very interesting Thanksgiving this year. My oldest had to have an emergency appendectomy on the Tuesday before the holiday. His surgery went very well, but the recovery has been very hard. He really couldn’t get off…

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A Parent’s Guide to Mosquito Bite Allergies

Summer’s here…and so are the promises of long days spent playing in the water or out in the backyard or camping in the woods.  Unfortunately, all of these pursuits can bring you into contact with mosquitos. And while nearly everyone…

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What Goes Around, Comes Around: Places to Donate Old Toys

Now’s the time to clean up the Christmas carnage and cull some of our kids’ less-loved toys by donating them to one of Atlanta’s awesome organizations supporting children and families in need.

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Zucchini Bread

Simple, healthy, allergy-free, and delicious, this Zucchini bread has just the right amount of sweetness. This is perfect for breakfast, snack time, or anytime! Have the kiddos help too–they’ll love mixing the wet & dry ingredients together. We dare you…

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Want to Help the Families in Japan?

Our heart is with our friends in Japan who are impacted by 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami. We’ve put together a list of the variety of charities that provide relief to Japan.

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Save the Children helps…

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