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Dear White Allies

“It’s time to carry the burden with our black community.”

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How to Start Making Life Happen for You

” Life is about partnering with the right people, at the right time. Life is about asking questions and asking for help when you need it.”

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Can We All Admit That We Aren’t Okay?

“To be completely honest, I am just trying to make it out of this mess of a world in one piece.”

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The Hottest New Family Tech for 2020

These technological advances offer many avenues for families to stay healthy, happy and connected. 

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25 Random Snacks We Ate In the 1970s & 1980s

From Ding Dongs to Hawaiian Punch, here are throwback snacks that’ll remind you of your own childhood.

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Should You Watch “Bird Box” on Netflix? Sandra Bullock Says All Moms Can Relate

Not sure if you can handle “Bird Box” on Netflix? Here’s a spoiler-free preview.

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This Too, Shall Pass. One Day You’ll Miss All of It, Too

“That life you think you can’t wait for now will come and then it will all be done. And you’ll miss it. All of it.”

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Disney’s New “Marvel Rising” Is for Every Girl Fan Who Wants to be a Superhero

“Marvel Rising” is Disney’s new girl power superhero addition.

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How I’m Learning to Embrace My New “Normal”

I’m done trying to be “normal.”

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I mean, what is “normal” anyway. I keep hearing this term, “the new normal” which brings me a sense of peace. I guess it’s just a fancy way of…

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Unique Twists on Date Nights

Turn date night into a great night with these out-of-the-box ideas.

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The One Things Parents Hate Talking About, But They Really Need To

While none of us wants to think about the worst happening, we need to prepare ourselves and our children for these events—no matter how unlikely they are.

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7 Shows We’ll Be Binge-Watching on Netflix This Month

Here are the shows you won’t be able to stop watching this month.

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Signs My Toddler is Better at Life Than I Am

Photo: Lauren Wellbank
My daughter is laying in my bed. Her head is propped up with several fluffy pillows. An unbelievably soft blanket wrapped around her, leaving only enough room for her small arm to poke out with her cup…

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All I Want For Christmas…

Here we are again…the month of December in all its glory. If you’re anything like me, I’m sure you’re wondering how the hell did it get here so fast?  You’re running around, cooking, dropping in at parties, doing your best…

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I Had a Whole Weekend Alone. It Wasn’t Pretty.

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My husband took my kids away for the weekend to see the University of Tennessee play Florida in football. Apparently this is a big deal, and the trip was planned six months in advance. So for six months…

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Kid TV Isn’t Eating My Child’s Brain…It Is Eating MINE!

I have spent
NINE YEARS watching kids’ shows. They all have one thing in common…
They all suck.

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Without further adieu…here are the suckiest of the sucky…
Caillou
This little brat gets the number one…

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Peppa Pig Misses Her Chance At Freedom From The Ding-Dongs

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Gawd Peppa…you missed your chance.
FINALLY Peppa The Pig was given the best of opportunities to get away from that wretched family of hers!

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SHE DIDN’T TAKE IT.
With toddler twins who are…

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My Children: Which One Might Become a Serial Killer?

Photo: Goodness Madness
You try not to think it, you really do, but in today’s culture it’s difficult. I mean the parent-blaming is everywhere. So when serial killers and even regular murderers show up on the news or on “Criminal Minds” or…

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The Inescapable Guilt of the Half-Finished Baby Book

My daughter is turning 2 this month, but according to her baby book, she’s not a day over 5 months.

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I promise that I have no excuse for this. For starters, she is my…

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5 Inspiring Women Your Kids Should Know About

There is nothing like the story of a strong, smart and ground-breaking women to get your little one to set the bar high. From an iconic 15-year-old author to a daring pilot to a (maybe??) first woman president of the…

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Dinner & a Rock Show: Where to Eat Out & Boogie Down

Dinner and music is the formula for a perfect family date night. Here are our picks for top musicians who’d love to share dinnertime with you.

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5 West Coast Train Trips

There’s a certain timelessness to train travel. Maybe it’s the kid within us all who is taken back to childhood memories of playing with our toy train sets, or maybe memories of singing and dancing to Quad City DJ’s C’mon…

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Author Amy Sohn Talks Kids, Her Fave Brooklyn Haunts & Her New Book

With the release of her most recent novel, Motherland, August 14, 2012 we wanted to know more about Amy Sohn, the Park Slope writer and mom of a seven-year-old daughter. In her newest book, Sohn, who has written four novels…

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