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Peppa Pig Is Coming to America: Here’s What You Need to Know

We all knew it was only a matter of time before everyone’s favorite British little piggy made her U.S. debut.

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11 Winter Holiday Traditions from Around the World

Find out how people across the globe celebrate the winter holidays, from solstice to Yule logs and more.

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What to Say When Your Kids Ask “Is Santa Real?”

What do you do when your kids start to question if Santa is real? Here are a few mom-tested ideas.

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My Husband, the Off-Duty Santa

Photo: Ryan McGuire via Gratisography
My husband looks a lot like Jerry Garcia, at least in his “touch of gray” phase. Someone once said that if he were darker, he would look like Frederick Douglass. But most of the time,…

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PlayStation Announces “Play At Home” Initiative

Once you redeem the games, they are yours to keep. 

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Yo Ho Ho! How to Call the Santa Hotline This Year

We’ve got the scoop on the free hotline you can call right now to leave a message for Santa.

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Send Holiday Cheer with a Grinch Rose Gift Box

Give the gift of Grinchiness—in a good way!

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Here’s What You Can Watch On Freeform’s “25 Days of Christmas”

Get ready for some serious holiday cheer with Freeform’s holiday programming lineup.

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Why Boys Should Read ‘Girls’ Stories’ Too

“It’s clear that our culture assumes: 1. Boys aren’t going to like a book that stars a girl. 2. Men’s stories are universal, while women’s stories are only for girls.” This does not need to be the case and with a little effort, you can show that books deemed as “girl stories” are just as enjoyable as every other good book out there.

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Parental PopQuiz: What Would You Do?

Your child said a curse word, and it’s as shocking as it is adorable out of that little mouth. Do you…

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Beverly Cleary Just Turned 103 & She’s As Timeless As Her Books

This beloved author is still going as strong as her classic books.

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Knowing When to Let My Son Take the Lead Has Never Been Easy

“Oakley was an exuberant puzzle of a child and he still is.”

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10 Cool Amazon Alexa Christmas Games & Skills for Kids

Alexa can make the holidays merrier—all you have to do is ask.

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Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas Movies Will Make Your TV Merry & Bright

Your favorite holiday movies have arrived on Freeform!

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Stitch on the Shelf Might Be Your New Disney Christmas Tradition

We are loving this cute new take on the Elf on the Shelf tradition!

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Serena Williams & Other Moms Share Parenting Moments with #ThisMama

The #ThisMama hashtag is everywhere thanks to Serena Williams.

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Pocket Points Are an Inspired Way to Teach Your Kids the Value of Money (& Time) Well Spent

Happy New Year everyone! I hope your holiday season was exactly what you were wishing for. Jon and I are trying out a new system of pocket money this year. I honestly felt like a bank by the end of…

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This Is What Happens When Your Elf on the Shelf Cancels Christmas

Check out this mom’s creative, Elf-themed way of getting her kids get in line.

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In This Battle of Elf on the Shelf versus Dog, Who Won?

Here’s what happened when an Elf on the Shelf came up against one family’s dog.

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Do Your Kids Write Letters to Santa? They’re Not Alone

Even though it may seem like kids are super-focused on electronics these days, their techiness isn’t taking over handwriting when it comes to wishes for Santa.

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If a Kid Destroys $1,300 of Sephora Makeup, Please Don’t Auto-Blame the Mom

This makeup artist took to Facebook to share a destroyed makeup display she encountered while shopping at Sephora.

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5 “Naughty” Kid Behaviors That Are Just Plain Normal

Why those seemingly naughty behaviors are just normal developmental steps.

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Because You Need a Laugh: When Kids’ Schoolwork Goes Hilariously Wrong

Every parent loves to show off their kid’s academic achievements. Unfortunately, not every assignment can be a winner. These kids tried their best at spelling, but the results were slightly less than accurate. While they may not have scored an…

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Psst…Some People Don’t Believe in Santa Claus

Photo: Caleb Woods
Our family celebrates Christmas, but — hold onto your seats — we don’t believe in Santa Claus. Yes, you read that right. This family doesn’t believe. Yet, we are perfectly capable of enjoying the holiday season just…

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My 5-Point Strategy To Deal With Kid’s Boredom

Photo: Surabhi Surendra
‘Mumma, I am bored. What should I do?’
The first time my pre-schooler uttered the word boring, I assumed she found the word fancy enough to use it and that she might have learnt it in her…

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When Elves Go Bad: 20 NSFW Elf On A Shelf Ideas Just For Us Parents

We move our Elf on the Shelf when the kids are asleep, making sure he’s in a fun Pinterest- worthy scenario: “Oh look, Mr. Snowflake baked us cookies last night,” or “uh-oh, Mr. Jingles got stuck in the tree. Whoopsies!”…

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Monkeying Around: Chinese New Year Horoscopes for LA Kids

Monkey is both smart and naughty animal, which means we all need to stay on our toes this year! What’s in store for your LA babe? Check our Chinese Zodiac Horoscope predictions!

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Read This, Do That: How to Have a Holiday Storybook Adventure

We’ve paired new holiday-themed books by Bay Area authors and illustrators with adventures that you and your family can have to make the stories come to life.

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15 Hilarious Parenting Lies We Wish We Thought Of

We’ve all succumbed to a “white lie” or “stretching the truth” here and there. Why? Maybe it was to censor your child from a brutal reality or maybe an effort to deflect attention from eating a Snickers before dinner. Whatever…

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Brilliant Baby Makes Incredible Jailbreak

Every once in awhile, our kids do something so brilliantly naughty, we can’t help but laugh (and pull out our camera). Whether it’s a kid caught with his hand literally in the cookie jar, or a lie so outlandish it…

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Viral Videos You Needed to See in 2014

No matter how on top of the trending tag you are, there’s bound to be some here you haven’t watched yet!

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