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All the Things Teachers Really Want This Year

Skip the coffee mugs and crayon artwork, these classroom supplies are in high-demand this school year.

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This Amazing Program Donates to Your Favorite Charities Each Time You Shop

When you’re keeping a family going, it can feel like you’re constantly restocking on household goods. Do you have enough paper towels? What about diapers? And who could forget all of the laundry detergent? Thanks to a limited-time program from…

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28 Totally Doable Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste

Start small with these easy-to-execute ideas for families wanting to live a waste-free life.

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How to Raise Eco-Conscious Kids

“There’s no better time than Earth Day to show kids that creating a sustainable planet starts at the grass-roots level.”

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The Case of the Missing Breast Pump

What happens when you are missing your breast pump and are 50 miles away from your baby?

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How to Shop at Costco Without a Membership

You don’t need to flash your Costco card to shop at the mega-warehouse retailer—here’s how.

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Target Restock Is Now Offering Next-Day Delivery Across the Country

Target’s delivery service just got a lot more do-able for the average household’s to-do list.

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How to Get Your Kids to Clean the House

Today is National No Housework Day. So take a break and let the kids pick up the slack.

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Target Is Getting Its Very First Exclusive Fragrance Line

Say hello to Target’s new exclusive fragrance brand, Good Chemistry!

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6 Parks to Visit Before School Starts

Before your little scholars head back into the classroom, hit these six parks guaranteed to keep everyone happy and entertained for hours.

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How to Raise a Tree Hugger (in 6 Easy Steps)

Today is National Love a Tree Day but you don’t need a giant forest to show your saplings how to appreciate our woodsy pals.

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How You Can Have a Family & Still Be a Minimalist

 
When I first heard the term “minimalism,” I pictured a loft st‌yle space with high ceilings, tall bare windows, stark white walls and sparse white leather furniture. Surely, no one with children could lead a minimalist lifest‌yle. Families and…

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5 Cool Gadgets That’ll Get Your Kids to Clean Up (No Bribery Required!)

Imagine a place where kids do their housework without complaints. These sweet new products can help make it happen.

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Target’s New Store Designs Will Make Shopping With Kids Much Easier

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For all the moms who have gone to Target with their toddlers with the intention to grab some paper towels and bananas, only to emerge five hours later with ten bags full of who knows…

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Today Is Play With Your Food Day

Today Is Play With Your Food Day

You might want some extra paper towels handy.

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Noodle around today with spaghetti. Here are four creative games and activities that don’t even require a jar of pasta sauce.

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Are your…

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Easiest Baked Chicken

For a classic meal that you can pull together quickly try this easy baked chicken from the Culinary Dude.

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Homemade Fish Sticks

You’ll swear off the rubbery frozen fish sticks after tasting this recipe that’s the real thing.

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Color Block Ice Cream Cones: Where Dessert Meets DIY

Change up your ice cream cone with this fun project from Momtastic that marries dessert and DIY.

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Baked Eggplant Fries

Your kids go to town whenever a plate of french fries is within reach. Change up their snacking habits with a healthy alternative: baked eggplant fries.

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Roasted Chickpeas

Add roasted chickpeas to your snack rotation and feel good about you’re giving your kids to munch on.

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Creamy Parmesan Chicken Bake

It’s late August and that means one thing – it’s back to school time! Going back to school is a chance to begin all over again. It’s the time when we buy new calendars, make promises to ourselves about how…

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Amazing Fried Pickles

For those of you who have never tasted a fried pickle, you’re sure missing out. Sure, the combination sounds a little wacky, but we love this recipe because it brings a food that we wouldn’t normally think of cooking straight…

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Crunchy Buffalo Baked Chicken

If you are a fan of Buffalo wings, or just hot sauce in general, you have to give this chicken a try. It couldn’t be easier, it’s low fat, and tremendously satisfying. This is one of those recipes that you…

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Black Bean Falafel Sandwiches

A recipe that’s healthy and delicious? Sign us up! Here, black beans are used in place of chickpeas in this nontraditional falafel, then finished with guacamole in a whole-wheat pita pocket. Kids will have fun crushing the chips, mashing the…

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Easy Kids Craft: Make a Masking Tape Trunk

Kids will enjoy creating their own secret boxes to hold all their treasures. Masking tape is a fun, easy, inexpensive material to work with and great for kids of all ages. Surprisingly, the shoe polish isn’t too stinky, and when…

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Egg Spinach Sausage Casserole

In this fun twist on an breakfast for dinner, turkey sausage, spinach and egg whites are flavored with onion and topped with cheddar cheese. Kids will have fun squeezing out the spinach’s liquid and sprinkling the grated cheese to top…

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