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Our Exclusive Interview with the Tooth Fairy

Today is National Tooth Fairy Day so we thought you should know the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the tooth.

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 An Education That Extends Beyond Borders

The International School provides a warm, multicultural environment where children are fully immersed in Spanish, Japanese, or Mandarin from preschool through 5th grade. Located in South Portland, TIS has provided students with a multicultural education for 30 years.

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A World-Renowned Pediatric Hospital (in Your Backyard)

Children’s National Hospital is ranked the number 1 pediatric hospital in the DC-MD-VA region and one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

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Go Ask Your Mom

“Though those words can drive me crazy now, but I never take it for granted because there was a time when we weren’t sure our baby would be here to even hear them.”

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What You Need to Know Before You File Your 2019 Tax Return

Parents know that few things in this world are certain, except for potty training and taxes.

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529 Plan: What You Need to Know Before Enrolling

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the 529 college savings plan and whether it’s right for your family.

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The Rookie Parent Advantage

Many parents feel under-qualified to rear their own children, especially if it’s their first. But there’s an advantage to being a rookie—here’s why.  

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The Motherhood Penalty Is Real & It’s Holding Too Many Moms Back, Report Finds

Despite being great workplace leaders, moms face this major hurdle.

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Helicopter, Hover or Hands-Off: Knowing When to Step In

My daughter starts soccer tomorrow. When the team rosters were sent out last week, I noticed that three of her friends were on a team together, whereas she was put on a different team with five other people she didn’t…

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4 Unexpected Tax Breaks for Expecting Parents

You’re probably not thinking about taxes now that you’ve got a baby on the way. But babies bring tax deductions, and who doesn’t want get all the tax deductions they’re entitled to, even if the new tax law means you…

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Dear Husband: I NEED More Help from You

Read the complete viral letter from one mom whose relatable words speak for so many tired moms.

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529 College Savings Plan Q&A with Rookie Moms

Created in Partnership with T. Rowe Price & Rookie Moms 
Money! We all need it — now and in the future. The far off future in which your child packs up his car and drives away from your house…
Here’s…

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You Might Have a Free Credit on Your Amazon Account, Here’s Why

Here’s how you can claim the credit you might have coming.

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5 Thoughtful Ways of Building Trust with Your Teens

Building a relationship of trust with your kids is tough. It’s a process years in the making, and the earlier you begin, the better. When your kids become teenagers, that trust will be even more important to maintain. But when…

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Work-From-Home Jobs Hiring Right Now

These jobs will let you stay at home with your kids while earning extra cash.

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A New Concept Is Helping Moms Get Back into the Workforce

The Pregnancy Pause can help you get back to work after maternity leave.

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Swiping Right: Adventures on Mom Tinder

Photo: JESHOOTS
So recently I became aware of an app called Peanut.  Peanut is essentially an app to connect with other moms. You’re supposed to be able to find “like-minded mamas near you,” or my friend Jill refers to as…

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Inside ASAP Sitters with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

ASAP Sitters just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Helpful Childcare Agency in Washington, D.C. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what they have…

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Why Every Parent Needs a Last Will and Testament

You are a well-informed and well-prepared parent – you spent days watching car seat safety videos, countless hours determining which stroller was best for your little one, and let’s not even talk about the time spent finding the perfect pediatrician. But…

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Inside Songbirds Music with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Songbirds Music just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Awesome Magical Music Class in SoCal. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what they have…

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The Conversation You Need to Have With Your Child’s Teacher About Reading

Photo: Annie Spratt
 If your child does not like to read, one of the most helpful resources in your world should be your child’s teacher. After all, assuming your district has hired highly qualified educators, she is an expert on…

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Cue the Theme Song

There is a secret fathers share that is rarely discussed, even amongst themselves. This secret is something that occurs when fathers are in full-dad mode. Sharing life-lessons. Working miracles at the grill. Navigating traffic in a minivan. Cheering on the…

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These Companies Nailed April Fool’s Day

Happy April Fool’s Day, everyone! Don’t take things too seriously today because pranks are coming from everyone! We’ve seen some good ones going around the Internet ( and some pretty bad ones (Google’s Gmail Mic Drop function)). Here are our…

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Just Opened: Portland Pastimes

Hollywood is home to a new toy store offering up cool toys, games and DIY kits perfect for your pint-sized players.

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Spectra Gymnastics: Social & Sensory Friendly

Bounce around at the newest gymnastics facility made especially for kids with sensory sensitivities.

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Celebrate Date Night Without Sippy Cups

You’re determined to celebrate Valentine’s Day out this year at a dinner table with cloth napkins and no sippy cups in sight.
Get your heart set on Sittercity. With the caregiver-finding service you will find local, experienced caregivers and review…

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It’s a Date! 7 Fun Date Night Ideas

Discover seven date night ideas that will get you through the winter months and make you remember how much fun date nights can be.

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Inside the Totally Awesome First Class Care with Erin Krex

Looking for a nanny? A babysitter? A newborn care specialist, housekeeper, or personal chef? First Class Care, your Totally Awesome pick for best local childcare agency, has all your household needs covered. Started by a husband-wife team who understand the…

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Mr. Mopp’s Children’s Bookstore: Grand Opening of an Instant Classic

Berkeley’s beloved toy store gets a brand new sibling: Mr. Mopps Children’s Bookstore.

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Inside the Totally Awesome Personally Paired with Jessica Stowe

A good babysitter or nanny can be hard to find. Making the search less stressful and exhausting is Personally Paired, the brainchild of kid-care vet Jessica Stowe, and your Totally Awesome pick for best childcare agency in Boston. Personally Paired…

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Inside the Totally Awesome Project Playdate with Amanda Raposo

You deserve a night out. The idea isn’t that radical, but the execution can sometimes be tricky. Cue Project Playdate, a lifesaver business and your Totally Awesome pick for NYC’s best drop-off childcare program. From pajama parties to zoo trips,…

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Behind the Totally Awesome ASAP Sitters with Ewa Harr

ASAP Sitters—your Totally Awesome pick for best childcare resource in D.C—is all about setting high standards for childcare. To ensure the best fit for your family, the company finds, screens, and interviews each of its caregivers from among a lineup…

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Twirl Cafe

Twirl Art & Science Summer Camps

Let your kids explore art and science this summer in our class style summer camps! Each camp runs 3 hours, once per week, for 4 weeks and Taught by qualified teachers and specialists.  The camps, for ages 3-6 years, allow…

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Job Posting: SF Advertising Sales

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for our San Francisco Local Jr. Sales postion. The ideal candidate is a mover & shaker with spectacular communication, presentation, and negotiation skills, a salesperson extraordinaire that loves to spend their time prospecting, networking…

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