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What I Didn’t Understand About Being a Working Mom Before I Was One

It goes without saying that working mamas are absolute badasses, but there was a lot I didn’t realize until I became a working mom myself.

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6 Ways to Practice Self-Love Daily

“Say it with me: self-care is not selfish. It is you taking care of your basic needs and rights as a human being.”

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The One Thing We Miss When We Applaud Our Kid’s Success

“So much of our good fortune comes to us, not because we deserve it, but because of forces outside ourselves.”

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365 Days With You: My 1st Year of Motherhood

Photo: Erin Lem
When my son was born I was constantly told to enjoy this phase, it all passes so fast. I would smile and nod, but really wanted to ask: do you even remember what having an infant is…

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The Unexpected Gift We Received This Year

“We could all focus on what wasn’t in 2020. We could focus on the loss, the pain, the suffering. It’s been here. For all of us. However, I won’t. I will choose to see the gift we got in 2020.”

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When Christmas Looks Different From What You Imagined

“In a way, I guess you could say my Grinch heart is growing because for once, we have some hope in enjoying Christmas.”

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Reebok Honors Educators with New Wonder Woman Collab

You can take on anything with this new collection.

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Hulu Debuts “The Hardy Boys” Trailer

The series will start streaming in December.

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5 Things I Learned about Myself during Lockdown

“While adapting the ‘new normal,’ here are four things that I learned about myself that surprised me and one that did not.”

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The Only Type of Mom I Need to Be

“Being a mom is about moving through life with these little humans and making sense of it all. It’s about knowing that, for this short window in their life, no one knows them better than me or loves them more than I do.”

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What This Single CEO Mom Has Learned about Raising Kids

“Instead of carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders, don’t be afraid to ask for help. It doesn’t mean you’re weak; it means you have the confidence to know where to focus your attention at a given moment.”

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Turns Out “Baby Talk” Could Help Kids Gain Skills Faster, Study Shows

Parents around the world speak to their babies little differently than they do with anyone else. There is actually a term for it. It’s called “parentese.” According to a new study from the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, or…

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Kristen Bell Wrote a New Children’s Book & Here’s When You Can Get It

Kristen bell thinks the world needs more “Purple People.”

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Chrissy Teigen Opens Up in an Honest Twitter Q&A Session

The supermodel gets real about being a celeb, a mom and more!

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The Tree That Got Away

“It was perfect, and we would soon discover it would become the standard-bearer for every Christmas tree to come. The only hitch? It was five months before Christmas and two states away.”

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5 Critical Social Media Habits to Teach Your Kids

Technology has been both a blessing and a curse on our society. Follow these tips to empower your kids to use social media in a positive way.

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Chrissy Teigen’s Tips for Happy Living: “See Yourself Through Your Kids’ Eyes”

Chrissy Teigen gets real with some amazing parenting advice in a new interview.

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Oopsy-Daisy: Utah Toddler Shredded $1,000 of Parents’ Cash Stash & OMG

Sometimes kids get into things they shouldn’t and make a mess…a very expensive mess.

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This Celeb Put Her Family First & It’s So Important for Every Working Mom

The singer is taking some much needed time off to spend with her new family.

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Later School Start Times Make More Well-Rested Middle Schoolers, Study Finds

Any parent who has had to wake a teenager to get ready for school can attest to the fact that starting the school day later definitely some its benefits.

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Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan Split: Say It Isn’t So!

Conscious uncoupling? The couple releases a tell-all statement.

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These Kids Are Making 6-Figure Salaries in Their Own Backyards (Literally)

This company has gone well beyond two kids, a mower and a few kindly neighbors who pay them in quarters to clean up their yards.

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4 Simple Ways to Keep Your Kids from Getting Winter Break “Brain Drain”

The winter holidays often come with an extended winter break from school. It’s a great time for kids to relax and recharge, but it’s also important to keep their minds sharp so they don’t skip a beat when getting back…

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Kristen Bell’s Latest Parenting Hack Is Pure Mom Genius

This parenting tip is so simple, yet so effective.

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How Mindfulness Helped Me Outsmart My Smartphone and Regain Time With My Family

I often felt like my iPhone owned me, instead of the other way around. Whether I was eating, reading, riding the bus, you name it, I often had this strong URGE to pick up the phone and do something with…

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You’re Only Human and That’s Okay

Some of us are more relaxed than others, but sooner or later most of us get to the point that we stress out. Admittedly, I’m someone who reaches that point very soon. It doesn’t really help that I have a…

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This Blogger’s Message About Having a Dirty House Is Everything We Needed to Read

Stop worrying about your messy house and listen to this blogger who’s here to tell you that your kids are more important than your mess.

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This Monthly Subscription Box Sends You Whole Boxes of Sensory Play

This subscription box is filled with squeezable, stretchable and touchable items—perfect for kids with sensory needs.

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I Always Pack Too Much (& Other Things I’ve Learned on Family Vacation)

We’ve gone many places in the last few years, with and without the kids. Here’s a run down of some of the things I’ve learned when we drag the kids along with us.

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11 Reasons Why the End of the School Year Makes You Question Your Sanity

When the end of school rolls around you just can’t anymore.

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7 Things to Buy Before Summer Starts

With summer fast approaching, getting the essentials for all your activities can be overwhelming and your list can seem endless. Here are 7 items you should definitely buy before summer’s here.

Art supplies. Yes, art projects will keep your kid’s…

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New Book Proves What Really Makes Girls Beautiful

photo: Kate T. Parker/ CNN
Photographer Kate T. Parker’s new book, “Strong Is The New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves” is showing the world just what makes girls look beautiful. (Hint: It doesn’t have anything to do with…

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A Thank You Letter to My Child’s Teacher

Photo: Stacey Lynne Photography
To my child’s teacher/principal/babysitter/daycare,  
When I first met you a thousand questions went through my head. Will she appreciate her humor? Will she understand his subtle whines? Will she have the patience for her strong…

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