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3 Mental Health Self-Care Tips to Try During the Holiday Season

The holidays are not only stressful, they are taxing on our energy and patience. Make this year, and the coming years different, by implementing these self-care mental health tips.

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Today’s Deal: Too Late! This Deal is Over.

With Nurture Life, you can spend less time shopping, prepping and cooking and more time enjoying all the holidays have to offer.

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I Did Not Intend to Eat My Kid’s Poop, but, You Know, #MomLife & All That

“Our days at home have fallen into a predictable rhythm: Snacks, naps, and crafts keep us busy all day. Until…the incident.”

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The IKEA & LEGO Collab You’ve Always Wanted Is Actually Happening

There’s actual real hope that you won’t ever step on a LEGO brick again.

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10 Must-Have Kids’ Items from IKEA

As an occupational therapist, I am very critical of toys and baby products. I prefer simple toys that are aesthetically pleasing but, more importantly, I search for toys that help babies and children grow developmentally. Ikea’s toy section might be…

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Dinner on the Run: Your Guide to Healthy, Family Pleasing Dinners to Go

Before you’re forced to order pizza (again), make a quick stop at one of these local spots to pick out a tasty and healthy dinner to go.

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Pizza Hut Has Begun Delivering Wine & This Changes Everything

Pizza and wine – all without leaving the house – is a dream come true.

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8 Bakeries Serving Up Gluten-Free Holiday Goodies

It’s easy as pie to dish out gluten-free goodies this holiday season with the help of these local bakeries serving up dreamy GF holiday eats and treats.

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How My Kids Have Helped Me Live My Life on Purpose

Once we have kids life speeds up. The days are long, but the years are short. At some point, we realize that we have limited time to influence them.

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The New Book LA Babies All Need

This stocking stuffer teaches baby Angelenos to love books and our city!

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Make This Tonight: Quick Ginger Chicken Wings

Between the quick prep time and the satisfying payoff when you pull them out of the oven, these ginger chicken wings are bound to become a staple in your weekly meal plan.

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Swing Time: Make Music at This Super Summer Installation!

Brookfield Place is at it again with a must-do art experience. Go now — it closes July 7!

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10 Reasons Single Motherhood Rocks

10 Reasons Single Motherhood Rocks!

Pleasing kids is hard. Pleasing a spouse is sometimes harder. Having one less person to take care of kind of has its benefits.
 

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Hey DJ! Music Mixers That Know How to Rock a Kid’s Party

Dance the night away with the District’s top kids DJ’s and know that you and your guests will have had a night (or an afternoon) to remember.

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Soup’s On: 7 Super Spots for Soup This Fall

The days are getting shorter, the air is getting cooler and soup season has arrived! Click through the gallery and get ready to satisfy your cravings at one of our favorite belly-warming spots.

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Photo courtesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council. © Michael Stutz

Downtown Public Art Kids Will Love

Head downtown to discover public art sculptures to climb, paintings to admire and fountains to play in.

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Yummy in the Tummy: The District’s Freshest Baby Food Delivery Services

Feeding newbie eaters fresh-from-the-farm homemade purees is easier and less time-consuming than you may think—especially since there are a couple of baby food delivery services in the DMV that will do the recipe developing, testing, blending, and packing for you.

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Just Opened: A Superfoods Cafe for Kids

Paleo, macro, vegan, dairy free, gluten free – get your wrap the way you want it at the new Kye’s in Santa Monica. Oh, did we mention that kids love it?

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Finger Lickin’ Chicken: Portland Picks for Kid-Tastic Wings

Who doesn’t love to eat with their hands? Our kids, for starters. Could there be a more deliciously messy food than chicken wings? Wings are an awesome kid-pleaser, so long as you don’t inadvertently get served breasts instead. Well, you…

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Exclusive: The Not-Its! “Busy” Kid’s Music Video World Premiere

Between choir practices, soccer games, and karate lessons – not to mention the old 9-to-5 – school, homework, laundry, and so on, you barely have time to breathe. Pulling together a family dinner on a weeknight practically has you a…

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Be the Super Hero of Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Anyone who has ever hosted a Thanksgiving dinner knows all too well the challenges of making food for multiple guests with only one oven, taking into account food allergies, and pleasing those picky eaters that always love to voice their…

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Discover SoCal’s Newest Gelato Lounge

How do you make ice cream even better? How about a low-fat option that’s equally delicious that you can savor in a fun and kid-friendly space? That’s just what you’ll find at Los Angeles’ newest gelateria Bonaventura Gelato Lounge. Much…

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Petit Bateau Sale

Mom favorite and kid-approved Petite Bateau have created a full line of clothing and underwear for kids of all ages that are high in quality, stylish, and comfortable. What more would you expect from a French brand that has been…

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Kubota Garden; A Local Park For A Fun Seattle Summer

Summer is prime time for loading up the kids and exploring local parks and other treasures. Kubota Garden is a must-see hidden gem of history and horticulture tucked away in Seattle’s south end.

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Tiny Take-Out

It’s a weekly tradition called the Lunch Box Imbroglio. You go (groggily, before cup of joe) to the fridge to make the kid’s lunch and find you’re either a) out of bread, b) out of lunchmeat, or c) out of…

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