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10 Iconic Women Who Changed LA Forever

From former slave Biddy Mason to environmental activist Aurora Castillo, these women will inspire you.

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64 BIPOC Heroes Our Kids Should Know By Name

From activists to actresses to incredible feats of heroism and patriotism, here’s a list of more than sixty heroes who have changed the world, forever and for better. 

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The Top 10 Ways to Make a Pregnant Woman Angry

“Where are your manners people? Hands off! Just because there is a baby in there doesn’t mean you can touch! I’m going to start rubbing people’s stomachs after they eat a large burrito and see how it makes them feel.”

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Every Mom Is a “Woman on a Mission” & We’ve Got the Tote to Prove It

Whether that mission is getting the kids to school on time or doing good in our communities, moms #RunTheWorld.

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You Can Really Rock Your Babies to Sleep with Johnny Cash Lullabies

The hitmakers of the best-selling album series Rockabye Baby have struck gold again.

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A Mom’s Lesson In Sharing

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The moment they came into my world, my children have pushed their way into every corner and crack of my existence. In most ways, it’s been a wonderful burgeoning of love that I openly welcome with little regard…

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School Car Lines That Make Us Go Crazy

If your school does the infamous car line pick-up, then you know what I am talking about here. You probably have a real love/hate relationship with car line police. For me mostly it’s hate.

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Mealtime Dreams vs. Mealtime Realities

I used to slay in the kitchen. My meals were grand, well thought out, Pinterest beauties.
Then sports came along.

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And the twins came along.
And now I see what a total dream crusher mealtime…

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Hair-Raising Family Thrills at Escape Alcatraz

Did you know that the Wharf is home to the scariest haunted house in the city? And with a heart-stopping new addition, the screams can last well past Halloween.

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I Had a Whole Weekend Alone. It Wasn’t Pretty.

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My husband took my kids away for the weekend to see the University of Tennessee play Florida in football. Apparently this is a big deal, and the trip was planned six months in advance. So for six months…

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Hilarious (and oh-so-Relatable!) Parenting Tweets of the Week

From the soccer carpool to the never-ending assortment of mismatched socks, sometimes there are days when you’ve only got a few seconds (or 140 characters) to get in a good giggle. Well, sit back and get ready to scroll because…

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7 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know A Slinky Could Do

Slinkys are not just for racing down stairs! Here’s 7 cool things you might not know you can do with a slinky.

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4 New Cookbooks Every Family Should Have

These additions to your kitchen offer different angles on cooking — from Paleo to prison food (no joke) — and are packed with kid-friendly recipes.

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Just Opened: Chirp, A Kid Karaoke Cafe

Kids sing, moms and dads sip, and before you can say “Let It Go”, at the new Chirp Kids Karaoke Cafe, everyone is as “Happy” as Pharrell.

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13 Ways Living With a Toddler is Like Going to an Amusement Park

Living with a toddler is NOT like being in prison (except when it is). It’s actually more like going to an amusement park. Find out why.

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History Repeats Itself: A Parent’s Guide to Battlefield Re-enactments

Think battle reenactments are just for war wonks? Think again. Assemble your troops and march on over to one of the upcoming Civil War reenactments, popping up all over the country in honor of the war’s 150th anniversary. With beautiful…

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Say Bonjour to the 2nd Annual Bastille Day Bash

Bonjour Seattle! It’s time for Madison Valley’s second annual Bastille Day bash where you and your kids can say “oui, oui” too all things French from 3:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. this Saturday, July 13. Come dive in to French…

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Your Guide to Exploring Governor’s Island This Summer

Ok, show of hands: how many of you have ever visited Governor’s Island? If you have, you already know this hidden NYC gem is the site of near perfect days full of many family memories, like laughing until tears stream…

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Date Night: This Week’s Top Literary Events

Why not take a break from the world of Dr. Seuss and enjoy some grown-up books for a change. Here is a round up of some literary events happening in and around the city that might intrigue you! Here’s what…

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