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The Guilt of Being an Older Mom of a Single Child

“Not being able to give my son a sibling is the one thing I feel most guilty about. But one day I will tell my son about how he was conceived and how we tried to give him a sibling.”

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Helpful Tips When Your Kid Wants to Become a Vegetarian

“I was around nine when I had single-mindedly decided to just stop eating meat and become a full-time vegetarian. As loving as my parents were, they weren’t exactly sure how to handle a nine-year-old vegetarian.”

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How to Keep Calm and Stay Sane at Home

“As we all get into the groove of working from home, cooking three meals a day, online classes for the kids and social distancing, we also need to pay attention to staying sane, healthy and reaching out to those who are alone and could potentially be impacted by social distancing more than many of us.”

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Why You NEED to Build a Treehouse This Summer

Building a treehouse taught my son many things, but mostly that it is okay, and natural, to make mistakes. We made numerous errors along the way and it’s not perfect, but who or what is?

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Prince William Welcomed His New Nephew with the Perfect Dad Joke

The Duke of Cambridge is excited about being an uncle.

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Little Boy Opens the Most Special Christmas Gift Ever & We Need ALL The Tissues

We’re pretty sure this is the best Christmas gift ever.

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Dear Husband: Here’s Why I’m Happy You Stepped in Poop

“In your head, let’s calmly review the reasons you’re seeing red before addressing your husband.”

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Jennifer Garner Has a Sweet Message for Her Kids at Her Walk of Fame Ceremony

Jennifer Garner’s sweet message to her kids was pure mom love at this special event.

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These Clothes Are Designed to Stretch With Growth Spurts

This expandable clothing line might just be the solution you’ve been looking for.

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This Kindergarten Class Got Celebrity Treatment for Reading One Million Words

These kids got the red carpet treatment for their love of books.

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12 Of The Most Embarrassingly Honest Things Kids Have Said

Some of the most cringe-worthy, honest things kids have said.

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The Nightmare That Was My Friday

Photo: Myself
As I squatted on the closet sized family bathroom at the mall, staring at my middle son’s body covered in poo, with my baby in a stroller screaming his head off, and my five year old inquiring when we…

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The Joy and Terror of a Family Vacation

Vacation. Three syllables that can keep you going through a tough job, whether you put in your time at the office or chasing around toddlers at home. It’s the light at the end of the tunnel, and you’d be forgiven…

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What Does Your Real Life Business Card Say?

When our son, Dalton, was in elementary school, he and I sat down one day and decided to write down our job titles and discuss who we were. I think this was a school project, but I can’t remember for…

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5 Ways Au Pairs are Changing Lives

Au Pairs impact the hearts and lives of their American Host Families in unexpected ways
Au Pairs are rocking America. These young people, ages 18-26, with childcare experience in their home countries, travel to America to become part of their…

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12 Sanity Saving Tips for Dealing with Baby’s First Visitors

Well-meaning friends and family traipsing through your home, interrupting feedings and nap time, all while you’re trying to recover from childbirth. Becoming a parent is overwhelming, but all those visitors don’t have to be, if you follow these tips.

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Santa Meltdowns, Gift Snafus & More: A Holiday Survival Guide

Meltdowns on Santa’s lap, noisy gifts and understocked pantries, it’s not the holidays without a snafu or two. Make the most of every uh-oh moment with our survival tips.

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Saving the World, One Cape at a Time

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s TinySuperheroes, a company that creates capes for kids overcoming sickness and disability.

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Explore: Westfield Mall in San Francisco Center

Style, Food, and Kid Friendly Fashion

It’s not your mother’s mall. This downtown behemoth has morphed into a one-stop shopping mecca, making it our go-to place for the holidays, even with the little ones in tow. There’s enough diversions to…

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