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Are Family Meals Mayhem? Turn It around with These Tips

If your family mealtimes feel rushed, chaotic or you don’t feel like your connecting, here is how you can enjoy family mealtime more.

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How to Make Back-to-School Special for Little Ones Still at Home

The hallmarks of the back-to-school season look different for younger siblings, but with intentionality and planning, they can still signal excitement, structure, and promise for what’s to come.

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The Must-Have Packing List for a Family RV Trip

Your bags are packed and you’re ready to go—well, maybe. Nothing throws a wrench into a family vacation quite like forgetting that one charging cord for the tablet or not packing enough pairs of socks. To help you prep for…

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Teachers Hit the Bullseye with Target’s Back-to-School Shopping Discount

Get great deals on antibacterial wipes, whiteboard markers, bins and more!

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5 Ways to Simplify School Lunch Prep

Don’t let lunch box prep (or a misplaced lunch box) ruin your morning mood—these tips will not only save you time but your sanity as well.

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Ditch the Tupperware: You Can Buy Stojo at Target Now

Eco-friendly, collapsible and affordable!

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Advice for Harry & Meghan & All Families Introducing a New Sibling

“Follow these tips and tricks to help to ease the growing pains families feel when introducing new siblings.”

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How to Provide Healthy Meals for Kids Attending School at Home

“It can be a bit of a challenge to handle lunches and snacks when you’re homeschooling your kids, but with a little planning, it’s also more than possible.”

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17 Easy Play Ideas for Kids (Whether You Have 5, 15 or 30 Minutes)

Whether you’ve got five minutes or 30, we’ve got great ideas that’ll keep little fingers and minds busy.

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Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

When you’re done with your tree, consider using one of the following recycling services in or around Portland.

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How Making Dinner Turned into One Big STEM Lesson

“By inviting my kids to experiment with me, we applied math and the basics of the scientific method to a very practical and relevant situation—getting dinner on the table.”

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Jenny Slate Announces First Pregnancy

She announced the big news on “Late Night with Seth Meyers”.

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How to Keep a Family Routine While Quarantining at Home

“Sticking to a routine, while stuck at home, will help the whole family stay on track both mentally and physically and prep everyone for when life gets back on track again!”

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Mason Jar Science: Slimy, Squishy, Super-Cool Experiments

These super cool experiments can all be done in your favorite kind of jar!

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30 Days Worth of Quick & Easy Meals

Yes, it is possible to make a nourishing and tasty dinner on a weeknight, and we’ve got 30 recipes to prove it.

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Tips & Tricks for Working from Home (with the Kids)

Find yourself unexpectedly working from home more often, with a full house? Try these tips to save what’s left of your sanity.

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11 Instant Pot Freezer Meals For Busy Nights

Busy weeknights don’t have to equal fast food. We’ve found the best dump and go freezer meals perfect for your pressure cooker.

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11 Mealtime Habits of Happy Families

When it comes to family time, there’s no greater place to reconnect than at a family meal.

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Woman Explains Why Parents Are so Stressed & We Totally Agree

The work-life balance of parents is off kilter and this viral Facebook post explains why.

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12 Creative (& Easy) Valentine’s Day Card Box Ideas

We’ve got artsy ideas that include everything from a unicorn valentine box to heart-printed paper.

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These Are the Restaurants Open on Christmas Day

Help your holiday with these options to dine out.

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Survey Shows More Than Half of All Parents Don’t Practice This Tradition

Forget about two tables, parents want everyone at one!

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Eva Mendes Talks Being a Stay-At-Home Mom & Yeah, It’s a Full Time Job

The job of being a mom is no joke as this mom of two admits.

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10 Ways to Get Dinner on the Table Faster

With these tips, you’ve got a fighting chance of feeding the fam and making it through the after-school shuffle without breaking a sweat.

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What to Do When You Have a Dog and Are Having a Baby

Pets can bring a whole range of benefits to a growing child, and it’s most likely that your dog and your baby will develop a very deep bond, becoming each other’s guardian and best friend.

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This Oreo Halloween Cookie Decorating Kit Is Monstrous Good Fun

These cookies are so spooktacular you almost won’t want to eat them. Almost.

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