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How to Use & Send Avocado in Your Child’s Lunchbox

Easy ways to incorporate avocados into your kid’s lunches and how to prevent them from browning so they’ll actually eat this healthy fruit.

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6 Ways to Create Good Vibes in Your Workspace

Since WFH doesn’t seem to be going away, here are 6 ways to make your home office more comfortable.

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Parenting Is Living Between Worry & Wonder

Worry and wonder are so intertwined in parenting that neither can exist without the other.

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Are Your Kids Getting Enough Nutrients?

“Whether you’re a beginner or an expert in packing lunches, here are some ideas to take your lunchbox to the next nutritious level.”

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When You Don’t Hear from Your Family

“I have an amazing group of friends and our parents. We are loved. But to hear from you would have meant something. It would make a scary and confusing time a little bit better.”

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Hasbro’s New Space Capsule Is Out of This World

Explore outer space with some of your favorite games.

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Gear to Get You Through the Pandemic: Our DC Editor’s Guide

What’s keeping our DC Editor sane this summer? Find out here.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Pregnancy during the Pandemic

“Knowing you’re creating the safest, happiest, and healthiest environment for yourself and your baby will provide some comfort and peace of mind during this uncertain time in history.”

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We All Need This Pandemic Pick-Me-Up Poem Right Now

The world is a little wacky at the moment but this poem will help make it feel less so.

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10 Things Every Parent Needs to Hear

While there are plenty of positive phrases available to help boost your kids’ self-confidence, it’s the self-care ideas for parents that sometimes take a back seat.

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This Mom’s Delivery Room Hack Is Genius

Mom goes viral after sharing she brought a Nerf gun to the delivery room to keep her husband awake.

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5 New Winter Skincare Products for Busy Moms

These products will bring some relief to your winter skin woes.

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Why Safe Sleep Matters

You may know what you need to do to keep your baby safe while they are sleeping but do you know the reasons why?

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Eat Smart, Mama: How to Curb Stress & Increase Energy

Stress and energy are intertwined, the more relaxed you are, the more energized you’ll be.

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Thoughts of a Motherless Mom on Mother’s Day

The love of a Mother is a powerful force to be reckoned with.

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The FDA Issues Warning to Parents: Teething Jewelry Isn’t Safe for Babies

Those popular teething necklaces and bracelets could do more harm than good.

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Okay, I’ll Put My Oxygen Mask on First

“It already feels insane and the plane hasn’t even left the ground.”

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Is It Safe to Give Your Baby Teething Medicine? The FDA Issues New Warning

Your little love feeling the pain of those very first chompers breaking through. You want to do everything you can to make them feel better. Right? And that may involve using a numbing gel on their precious little gums. But…

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Science Basically Confirms Kids Have Endless Amounts of Energy

Oh, and they’ve been awake for at least 10 hours already.

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10 Ways You Know You’re a Helicopter Parent

It’s hard to let go, but if you can relate to these signs of helicopter parenting, it might be time.

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Coming Back Home—Again

John Denver wrote the song “Back Home Again” to express the joy and comfort of being close to loved ones after a difficult time away.

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Why This Mom Will Never Skip a Flu Vaccine Ever Again

For weeks I have been watching the news and reading these heartbreaking stories about the dangers of the flu season. It never really crossed my mind that this could happen to me or that I could suffer a bad complication…

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No, I Will NOT Give You My Babysitter’s Number (& Here’s Why)

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“Anybody have a really good babysitter you can recommend? Available at the last minute?”
This group text popped up on a Friday afternoon and was quickly drowned in a sea of “nopes!” and “good lucks!”…

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Kim Kardashian’s 2-Year-Old Was Hospitalized for This Scary Reason

Kim K’s youngest spent a scary few days in the hospital for this common but scary illness.

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New SIDS Research May Provide Answers

While the exact cause of death in SIDS has not been identified, this latest study may shed light on a possible cause.

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Don’t Wait for Mother’s Day! Celebrate You Every Day

I am so grateful to have a mother and to be a mother. I raise my virtual glass to every mother out there – it’s the most incredibly wonderful and challenging opportunity to have been given.
Some of us are…

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My Tricks for Sneaking Iron-Rich Food into Your Kids’ Diet

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Didn’t it used to be that kids got enough iron (not to mention other vitamins) in their diet? What are we doing wrong today that so many kids (and adults) are anemic or nearly so? The…

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The Surprising Thing I Learned When I Compared Myself to Other Moms

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A New Friend
There are times you meet a new friend and know you can have a heart to heart conversation with them. You sense they won’t judge if you reveal something you haven’t shared with anyone.…

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4 Tricks to Patient Parenting

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It’s bedtime and there’s a crying baby, another request for a drink, or your teenager talking back. When our stress level is high, even the small things our kids do or want us to do…

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An Artificial Womb Could Be the Answer to Saving Premature Babies

Researchers are developing an artificial womb to help premature babies.

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Cold Play: Simple Snowflake Science to Try in Any Climate

Dig deep with a flurry of experimental activities to find seriously scientific answers to all your kiddo’s snowflake questions.

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Put Your Oxygen Mask On Before Assisting Others

We’ve all heard this a million times. Some of you have probably flown so much that this is the time you throw on your headphones, open up that book you’ve been meaning to finish, and zone out. But do you ever really…

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Why I Like My Mom Better When She’s Stoned

My mom has decided now that she’s 71, it’s time to say screw you to what people think and embrace the freedom that comes with being 71 and not caring. This recently included a trip to the local pot shop…

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Get It While It’s Hot: Facts & Myths About Heat

Spice up your ordinary conversation today with these facts and myths about heat.

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