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Mindy Kaling Curated an Airbnb Wishlist for Moms & We Are Booking Right Now

Book an escape from the hustle and bustle and get back to nature with these beautiful retreats.

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Why Kids Test Our Limits & What to Do About It

“Most parents assume that the solution to children not listening (or deliberately ignoring) limits is, you guessed it, more limits. And stronger enforcement of limits.”

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Recall Alert! Dollar Tree’s Latest Recall Is a Fire Hazard

Candles may make your home warm and cozy, but it’s time to examine the brand you currently have on your mantle.

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Our Favorite Photos of the Peaceful Protests & #BLM Graffiti

Take a quick scroll to see how our favorite photos of the peaceful protests and pro-BLM graffiti that have popped up around town.

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Why I’m Proud My Kids are Protesting & Supporting Black Lives Matter

“Let’s show our kids we are proud of them for doing the right thing at the right time and to making a difference in the world one generation at a time.”

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How to Teach Children Gratitude

“Playing with your child will steer them in healthy, empowering ways that will help them become responsible global citizens.”

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What Are Your New Year’s “Parenting” Resolutions?

A couple of can-do resolutions for parenting in the new year.

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These Scenic Sheets Turn Your Baby’s Crib into a Magical Destination

Turn nap time into Instagram-worthy photos with these sheets.

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How to (Really) Create Peaceful Sleep Rituals for Your Family

Is tucking the kids into bed a nightmare? Try these tips for a more peaceful and dreamy bedtime routine.

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Tip the Scales with 10 Easy Dragon Crafts

From magical dragon eggs to a no-sew mask, we’ve rounded up 10 projects to make your littles roar.

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5 Tips to End Morning Meltdowns

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photography
Dear Confessional,
I am not a morning person at all. It’s actually really bad. Let me take you through a brief history of my wake ups. As a kid, I used to iron grip my covers…

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Target Is Adding Nursing Rooms to Stores Across the Country

Target wants to make shopping easier for new moms.

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5 Simple Ways to Show the Love to Your Little Ones on Valentine’s Day

Check out these strategies for launching this “love-ly” month with your little one.

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These Photos of Chip & Joanna Gaines’ Baby Crew Are Pure Love

Chip and Joanna Gaines share adorable pics of baby Crew.

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The Best Kids Albums on Amazon Music Now

Heading out on the open road soon? We’ve got your family soundtrack right here.

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Amtrak Responds to Moms’ Frustrations & Installs Much-Needed Nursing Stations

Moms get it done—and this move by Amtrak is another awesome example of moms makin’ it happen.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: February 25, 2018

Parenting keeps us laughing and this week we needed a few. Here’s this week’s funny parenting tweets from your favorite parenting hashtags.

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A “Trolls” Series Is Coming to Netflix and OMG We Can’t Wait!

The whole family will want to binge-watch this one.

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This Is How to Survive the Holidays with Your Blended Family

Let’s face it—the days of June and Ward Cleaver are long gone, assuming of course you even know who those folks were. Families back then were as black-and-white as televisions on which they appeared, but now it’s not hard at…

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These Mindfulness Exercises Will Transform Your Family’s Summer Travel into a Joyful Journey

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Travel, no matter how near or far, has so many benefits for children.  Families often leave the comfort of home to explore new and different people, cultures, environments, and experiences.  Not only do family trips create opportunities…

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The Hopeful Moment I Realized That You CAN Enjoy Vacationing with Babies & Toddlers!

When my daughters were small, we took a summer trip with extended family and stayed at a little cabin on a Minnesota lake. Little cabin on a Minnesota lake sounds dreamy doesn’t it? It brings to mind a peaceful sunny…

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The Benefits of Shoveling Snow

Many parts of the country get a lot of snow. We’re talking five months of cold weather, sleet, ice and snow. In Michigan we have had snow in October and we have had snow in late April. So when you…

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A Delicate Balance

Photo: Self
I have always said that life with three kids is a delicate balance, easily upset by even the smallest of changes, such as illness, bad weather, or a sleepless night. Things can go from peaceful to utterly chaotic in…

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On a Bookshelf Far, Far, Away…You’ll Find These Stellar Books

Check out our favorite books in the galaxy about The Galaxy.

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My Cellphone is Smarter Than Me

Today’s cellphones are amazing. Anything we want or need is available with the push of a button on a device that fits in our pocket. My kids are growing up with this technology and can’t imagine a world without it.  To…

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Bring Peace Into Your Family Photos Today

Celebrate International Peace Day with a cool family picture project!

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Peace, Love, & Crafts: 10 Projects for Peace Day

Here are ten awesome crafts to get in the spirit of peace and love, on International Day of Peace or any day.

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‘Elephino: 3 Things You Can Do Today to Help Elephants

In honor of World Elephant Day, here are 3 things you can do right now to help these gentle giants.

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Unwind in One of D.C.’s Hidden Labyrinths

Each of D.C.’s labyrinths offers a unique setting for kids to explore, an inviting atmosphere and the opportunity to circle your way to a more peaceful place. Yes, please!

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