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TikTok Announces New Protective Measures to Keep Teens Safe

The new features are designed to empower teens to take control of their content.

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COVID-19 & the Future of Custody Battles in the US

Nowadays, both parents are so much more involved in the day-to-day of their children. The argument that one parent does not know the child’s routine is no longer true.

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Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich? Here’s America’s Answer to the Burning Question

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council commissioned a national survey to find out!

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2021 Is Unofficially the Year of Macaroni & Cheese Ice Cream

Yes, it’s real. Yes, you can buy a pint starting tomorrow!

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4 Ways to Help Your Teen Daughter with Her Struggles & Stress Right Now

“Teen girls get my utmost empathy and compassion. Life is just tough right now. Here’s how you can help her with her mental health.”

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Why Parenting a Three-Year-Old Is So Hard

“They will yell at you for giving them the wrong color cup. Without ever telling you what color cup they wanted in the first place.”

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Mother’s Day Flowers? These Are the Most Popular Picks

This new survey shows what moms want for Mother’s Day.

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Being a Mom Is the Same As Working 2.5 Full-Time Jobs, Says this Study

Finally, research proves what moms have known all along.

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The Essential Thing Kids Should Bring to Summer Camp

“After 22 years of running a summer camp, this is the one big thing I recommend no child sends off without.”

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This Is How Much American Parents Pay for Babysitters

This survey shows the child care rate trends for 2021.

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11 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Step-Parent

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For a lot of parents, the idea of becoming a step-parent would be out of the question. But for many others, when the love for a partner and their kids is so great, you don’t question…

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Answer What They Did at School Today

“As parents, we so desperately want to hear what happened during the day and share in their joy or support their tough times. But when all they say is, ‘Nothing’ we understandably may feel a bit frustrated.”

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Dear Moms, Nannies Feel What You Feel

“The work-from-home experience of the pandemic has provided the opportunity for me and my parent bosses to have our team-building montage much sooner and more quickly than a pre-pandemic experience. But the question is, once things are “back to normal,” how do parents and caregivers continue to connect in this way?”

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50 Incredibly Unique Baby Names Your Child Won’t Hate When They’re Older

Looking for a name beyond Olivia, Jack, Ella and Liam? These options aren’t ones you’ll often hear on the playground. 

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Pinkalicious Is Back with An All-New Book

This new children’s read is coming next fall.

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Waiting to Hear These 3 Simple Words

“It’s one of those things that most don’t even think about. And it’s something a mother hears a million times over a lifetime unless your child is nonverbal.”

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We Asked Kids What They’d Do as President & Their Answers Are Hilarious

Today is President’s Day. Imagine if kids ran the world…

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Michele Obama’s Bestseller Is “Becoming” a Kid’s Book

We’re raising the next generation of leaders and this book is just for them!

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My Best Piece of Parenting Advice May Surprise You

“As a couple, we’ve had to figure out new ways to keep the spark alive while knee-deep in diapers.”

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Recall Alert: Target’s Cat & Jack Rashguard Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

You might need to dig out the summer clothes to check this one!

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How to Have Happy & Cooperative Toddlers during a Diaper Change

“The key in these moments is to avoid engaging in this resistant behavior. Your only job is to steady the course, no matter what attempt at distraction, your little throws your way.”

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11 Ways Your Little Elf Can Talk to Santa This Christmas

‘Tis the season and Santa is all about that holiday hotline bling.

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The Diagnosis That Confirmed What I Already Knew

“As we got to the car all I could do was sit and cry, saying ‘I wasn’t crazy,’ confirming what my maternal instinct had been telling me.”

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A World of Wait & See during COVID-19

“While I am very much a ‘you do you’ and ‘I will do me’ kind of person, it is hard at times and makes me question our approach. Are we doing the right thing?”

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How the Pandemic Exposed the Truth & Lies I Tell as a Mom

“Turns out the transition to being a big kid does not depend on physically ascending two flights of stairs in school. It’s the abrupt end of accepting a mother’s filtered words as truth.”

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Baskin-Robbins’ Flavor of the Month Is Packed with Cookie Goodness & We Can’t Get Enough

What’s a more delicious treat than a batch of mom’s homemade, fresh-baked cookies?

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Having a Baby during COVID? 5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Now

“Too often, obstetricians make decisions for their patients without consulting them. I want to provide women with the information they need to take part in these decisions and take charge of their health and pregnancies.”

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Pandemic Parenting: Things Are Not Okay and It’s about to Get Worse

“Hey, male colleagues—do me a favor, don’t just outsource these tasks to your wife. Get involved, and also make sure you help advocate for your female colleagues.”

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Home, Bittersweet Home

“I have to trust that I’ve given my kids the love and guidance they need to survive with us and on their own, pandemic or not. This story is not yet over, but of course, I’m hoping for a real happy ending.”

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5 Tips for Parents of Kids on the Autism Spectrum

“I’m sharing my experience as a parent who, like his child, is on the autism spectrum—I did not learn this until after I became a father—and may help you navigate and make the journey more manageable.”

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