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Be an LGBTQ+ Ally: 10 Phrases to Stop Using Today

Stop saying these phrases and help break the chain of hurtful speech.

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“We Can Do Hard Things:” Building Resilience in Kids

“Every time our kids work through big and small challenges, they are building their skills for resilience and perseverance. This develops slowly through life experience, practice, and with the support of caring adults.”

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30 Phrases That Will Change a Kid’s Day (for the Better)

We know that positive words for kids will go a long way in helping boost their confidence and making their lives a happier place.

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I Wonder If She Knows

“There is so much I missed out on, thinking I wasn’t a good enough mama. There is so much I second-guessed about my decisions and how I was parenting.”

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Will You Cast the Stone That Will Creates the Ripple of Change?

“When are people going to start speaking up when they see someone that is different treated less?”

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Friends Milestone Blanket

Could This “Friends” Blanket Be Any Cuter?

The one where your baby gets older!

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Why There’s No Such Thing as Magic Words

“When the magic words don’t work—when the child is asking for something the parent is unable or unwilling to give—little Evan or Marguerite is disappointed, even upset to the point of melt-down.”

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Fool-Proof Phrases to Deflect Unwanted Baby Advice

“I amassed a list of fun conversation killer responses—which means you don’t have to listen to another second of that unsolicited advice.”

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We Talk News with Kids. This Is How We’re Talking about Racism

“While we can’t control what happens in the news, we can, hopefully, shape the future. We hope these resources help explain what is happening to young children and open the world to honest conversations.”

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Everything I Need to Know about Surviving Motherhood, I Learned from Prince

Photo: Peter Tea via Flickr
Any of you moms able to relate to feeling alone, confused, overwhelmed, desperate—like, at the same time? How about afraid, depressed tense, trapped and angry—about one situation?
These emotions are only a few of the…

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Double the Fun: 15 Twin Onesies Just for Laughs

Get ready to fill your social media feed with photos of your mini twinnies in these hilarious onesies.

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Was the Super Bowl Halftime Show Family-Friendly?

“Ultimately, if your children watched and now you’re offended because it wasn’t ‘family-friendly,’ then it’s a good time to remind yourself who is in charge of your family, and the content they watch. You hold the remote.”

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Not a Rainbow Baby, Just My Baby

“I get it, it’s a rainbow after a storm. It’s life after a death. That’s a great outlook. That’s just not my outlook. And this is why I won’t call my baby a ‘rainbow’ baby.”

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Dealing with Bullies: A Personal Story

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photography
Being bullied can hurt. You feel miserable and lonely, and you don’t want to go to school. Whether the bully is a boy or a girl, and the behavior is verbal or physical, it is always wrong. 
My Story

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15 Gifts for Star Wars Lovers on Amazon

The Force is strong with this list.

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Target’s Art Class Clothing Line Is Getting Tons More Kids’ Sizes

Target’s popular fashion-forward kids’ line isn’t just for big kids anymore.

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Here’s Why I Don’t Tell My Kids to Have a Good Day—& What I Say Instead

“I don’t just want my children to have a good day—even though that is important to me.”

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Amazon FreeTime for Alexa Just Got 3 Kid-Friendly Updates We’ve Been Waiting For

Alexa will be your kid’s new favorite playmate with these new features.

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Netflix Doesn’t Want You to “Binge-Watch” Its Shows Anymore

Netflix is keenly aware of the “just one more” phenomenon among viewers.

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“Alexa, Get Me a Donut” & 7 More Foods You Can Order by Voice

Here’s how to order your favorite foods and other treats with Amazon’s Alexa.

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How Any Parent Can Get a Free Baby Onesie for Their Future Entrepreneur

Here’s how you can score a free onesie for your entrepreneur-in-training.

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How to Talk Like a Sailor (without Swearing)

Today is National Maritime Day. Thanks to this guide, your kids will soon be versed in the colorful vernacular of the sailing type: it’s G-rated though, we promise !

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What Is Amazon Alexa Routines? This New Feature Makes Busy Days Even Easier

Check out how Amazon Alexa Routines can help streamline and automate your busy day.

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Amazon Echo with Alexa

This Amazon Alexa Feature Might Just Be Its Most Important One Yet

Amazon has empowered Alexa users to give back in a BIG way.

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​5 Easy Ways Parents Can Teach & Model Consent to Their Kids

Consent is an important topic to consider with children, including younger ones

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This Mom’s Instant Pot Weight Loss Plan Helped Her Lose EIGHTY Pounds

This mama had no idea that her Instant Pot could make such a big difference.

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The Lawsuits Behind Lularoe’s “Pyramid Scheme”

LuLaRoe consultants claim they’ve been scammed out of money and here’s why.

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If You Want Your Kids to Be Brilliant, Let Them Be Bored

Here’s why it’s good to let your kids be bored.

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How I’m Surviving Motherhood

Surviving Motherhood Versus Thriving Through Motherhood
If you are a mom, you know that motherhood is not for the faint of heart.
Well, I guess it could be… But if you are “faint of heart,” whatever that even means, you…

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How I’m Using This Helpful Phrase as a Call to Action at Kid Parties

This Spoke contributor uses this one easy phrase as a call to action at birthday parties.

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