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Dear White Allies

“It’s time to carry the burden with our black community.”

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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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Parents: Stop Bullying Our Teachers!

“Everyone is doing the best they can, including school board members and teachers. Let’s try to remember that in the new year and show them some compassion.”

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10 Weird Facts About Portland Every Kid Should Know

Every kid should know these Portland facts. Read on to brush up on your Portland trivia.

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Why Is June Pride Month in the US?

“This year marks the 50th anniversary of what historians consider the start of annual Pride traditions.”

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How to Educate your Children on Riots & Protests

What’s on the news can be scary to kids but not talking to them about it can be even scarier. Mom, educational psychologist and parenting expert Reena B. Patel weighs in.

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Secret Society of Second Born Royals

Disney+ Releases Trailer for “Secret Society of Second Born Royals”

The movie combines the allure of royalty with the action-packed adventures of superheroes-in-training.

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Teen Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The 17-year-old has been nominated for the Nobel peace prize for the second year in a row. 

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Greta Thunberg Named Time’s 2019 Person of the Year

This teen is taking on a major issue in a major way!

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I Tell My Kids We’re Rich—& Here’s Why

As any parent will tell you, sometimes kids ask questions that are hilarious or surprising. My son asked a question one night at dinner that was a little bit of both. His question was, “Mom, are we rich?”

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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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What Is Parents Promise to Teens? National School Walkout Teens Need Gun Reform

Two Parkland teens say enough is enough—and they want parents to sign their names to protecting them from gun violence.

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The Truth about Teething & Night Disruptions Surprises Most Parents

As a sleep consultant I still have to overcome hurdles. I don’t want you to think my “sleep” life is perfect or that I never hit “bumps in the road” because guess what… I do!

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Even Blake Lively’s Daughters Experience Sibling Rivalry

While appearing on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” Lively revealed the hilarious sibling rivalry that goes on at her home.

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These Costumes Made for Strollers Will Rock Your World

These awesome costumes will transform your stroller into the coolest ride in town.

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Check out What These Boys Are Doing to Protest Their School’s Dress Code!

These boys did something pretty amazing to support their female classmates.

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The Clever Reason Why All of These Boys Are Wearing Skirts to School

When shorts weren’t a dress code option, these young school boys decided to wear the next best thing.

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This Adorable Dog Steals Toys From a Baby, Then Tries to Apologize

photo: Charlie the beagle and Laura Olivia
Sometimes having a pet is a little bit like having siblings — if your kids drooled, whined for food, and left messes for you to pick up. . .oh, wait. For the baby…

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How to Raise Caring & Kind Children

Photo: Merete L. Kropp
“That’s not fair!” Whether it is meant as a whine, an accusation or a protest, most parents hear this phrase more often than they might wish. To some, it may elicit pangs of regret and guilt…

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We are America

Photo: Nathan Glenn
It’s Inauguration Week, and to say there’s a little anxiety and turmoil over this change in political power and what it means for our future is possibly an understatement. I’ve struggled with my own feelings in reaction…

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Running: Inspired By My Daughters

Photo: Focal Flame Photography
You know those bumper stickers, the ones that say “0.0 I DON’T RUN?” That was me until a couple years ago. Despite exercising nearly every day, I never considered myself a runner, nor did I have…

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Doc McStuffins CANCELLED?! Say it Ain’t So!

Doc McStuffins, the beloved Disney Junior show about a nurturing six-year-old girl “doctor” who takes care of stuffed animals in her clinic, may not air for a fifth season. According to RenewCancelTV the fate of Season 4 has not been…

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Aw! 2-Letter Word List for Scrabble-inis

When it comes to Scrabble, the littles need their own 2-letter word list.

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Cartoon Characters Who Play the Saxophone

In honor of National Saxophone Day we’ve got 4 sax-playing cartoon characters that the kids will love.

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Lords of the Dance: Irish Dancing for Little Leprechauns

We rounded up four, in-town spots where little leprechauns can learn to jig.

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Winner of the Homemade Halloween Costume Contest

update: here is the winning costume – gnome girl. all the submissions were all awesome! thanks for playing!
This one’s for all you hard-working, crafty mamas and papas. You know who you are. You’re either not quite satisfied with the…

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