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Jason Derulo & Jena Frumes Are Expecting!

Jason Derulo is about to become a dad.

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Don’t Call Her “Bossy.” She’s a Leader—& She Might Be a Budding Entrepreneur

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Ask a little girl what they want to be when they grow up and you’ll get a variety of answers, many of them similar—fireman, dancer, doctor, singer, pilot, maybe a mommy or a police officer. You’d…

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Heroes with Heart

American Girl “Heroes with Heart” Contest Winners Announced

Five winners were selected from more than 1,000 nominations.

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The Tree That Got Away

“It was perfect, and we would soon discover it would become the standard-bearer for every Christmas tree to come. The only hitch? It was five months before Christmas and two states away.”

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The Secret Life of Nursery Rhymes

Nursery rhymes hide a deep complexity. They prepare us for the greater stories and experiences we’ll have throughout our lives.

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This Viral Video of a Police Officer Playing with Kids & Their Dolls Is Too Cute

This police officer took a break for play time and made a huge impact with his compassionate community outreach.

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Which Grocery Stores Are Open on Christmas Day? More Than You’d Think

Forget the Christmas dessert? These stores can save your holiday.

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Sometimes, Mom Just Needs to Eat & This Waitress Went Above & Beyond to Help Out

Eating a hot meal is a precious gift when you have young kids.

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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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Pink Stops Her Concert to Hug a Grieving Teen & We’re Not Crying, You Are

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Pink rocks.

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This Company Helps Girls Across the US Become CEOs (& Your Kid Could Be Next)

Got a young entrepreneur at home? You’ll want to read this.

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Here’s Why New Year’s Means So Much to My Daughter (& Me, Too)

What is your favorite memory of New Year’s Eve? The Times Square Ball Drop? Fireworks? Kissing your sweetie with a glass of champagne in hand? My former New Year’s Eve tradition involved a Twilight Zone marathon followed by an 8…

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Here’s How You Can Shop with Purpose This Holiday Season

Whether your desire is to shop local this year or you’re looking for one-of-a-kind gifts, the money you spend at this sale will benefit a remarkable organization that provides families with a lifetime of memories.

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Why You Should Get Out Of Your Own Way and Seize The Opportunity

Have you ever stood with your back against a mirror, while holding a small handheld mirror, attempting to see the back of your head? Have you noticed that when the mirror is directly in front of your face, you are…

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Why My Breastfeeding Support Group Helped Me as a Mom

When I found out I was pregnant, one of the first things I decided was that I wanted to breastfeed. I read articles, browsed internet forums, and enlisted friends and family to help me should I need it. I read…

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How We’re Using Middle Ground to Manage Our Tweens and Their Screens

With a large blended family, we have four boys in the tween years–and screen time rules. I find myself amazed and disconcerted by the hold that pixels have on the children’s attention. Some parents I’ve talked to set very few…

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Why This Mama Is Saying Yes to Girl Time

Mother Teresa is credited with one of my favorite touch stones:

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“To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.”
Makes sense, yes?
Then why do we Moms have such a…

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The Strangest Things Parents Have Ever Witnessed On Their Baby Monitors

With night-vision, toggle, and zoom functions, baby monitors are nothing like they were when you were a baby (if your parents even had one). Those tiny cameras definitely provide peace of mind, but that amazing technology can also sometimes lead…

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Inside Yes To Birth! with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Yes To Birth just won a Totally Awesome Award for Best Parenting Program in San Francisco. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what they have…

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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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The Holidays are a Time to “Let it Go!”

Most parents nowadays want their daughters to grow up to be the next Hillary Clinton, or an astrophysicist, or the first woman to find the cure for cancer. In the San Francisco Bay Area the pressure to raise a gender…

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Holiday Lessons: Raising a Strong Girl Goes Beyond Avoiding Princess Toys

Most parents nowadays want their daughters to grow up to be successful like the next Hillary Clinton, or an astrophysicist, or the first woman to find the cure for cancer. In the San Francisco Bay Area the pressure to raise…

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Doc McStuffins CANCELLED?! Say it Ain’t So!

Doc McStuffins, the beloved Disney Junior show about a nurturing six-year-old girl “doctor” who takes care of stuffed animals in her clinic, may not air for a fifth season. According to RenewCancelTV the fate of Season 4 has not been…

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Parents of Reddit Share Creepy Things Their Kids Have Said

Kids have no filter, and sometimes the things that come out of their mouths are confusing, hilarious, or brutally honest. And sometimes they say things that’ll flat-out send a shiver down our spines. We’ve compiled a list of creepy things…

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Local Kid Fashion Designers You Should Get to Know

We nailed down some of our favorite local designers who create chic, timeless pieces for pint-sized fashion plates.

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Peace Out: Ways to Celebrate International Day of Peace

In honor of International Day of Peace, we’ve got simple ways your kiddos can help keep the peace.

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Lemon Cookies

When you’re in dire need of a cookie fix or just don’t have the time to scour your pantry for all of the ingredients, try out this lemon cookie recipe courtesy of Red Tricycle’s Digital Media Assistant, Brandi McWade.

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Applesauce Dresses Are Recycled Chic

Getting Saucy for the Holidays
Christmas and Hannukah are on the horizon, and if your little girl’s personality stands out in a crowd, you’ll want a holiday dress that’s just as unique as she is. Applesauce Designs, a collaboration between…

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Going Postal

You promised to meet your pal and her mini for coffee and a playdate. But what you ought to be doing is shopping for your niece’s birthday present, and come to think of it, get it wrapped and in the…

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