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Why You Should Nurture Your Kid’s Emotional Intelligence

“Research shows high levels of emotional intelligence are directly linked to academic achievement, better relationships, greater success for adulthood, and improved mental health.”

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Grow Your Child’s Cognitive Skills through Gardening

“Plant a garden with your child and watch their test scores, behavior, and language skills bloom.”

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5 Tips for Moms Dealing with Divorce

“If you’re in the throes of divorce, it may be difficult—if not impossible—to see a silver lining in such a mess. Yet, it’s important to remember that you’re doing this for your kids if nothing else. “

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Dance with Mira and Friends

Disney Junior Announces Short-Form Series “Dance with Mira and Friends”

It is inspired by the hit show “Mira, Royal Detective”.

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How to Make Reading to Your Child Really Count

Effectively reading with your child takes effort. Here are three ways to make sure the time and energy you are putting into storytime maximizes the benefits they’ll receive.

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Can That Viral “Potatoes in Socks” Home Remedy REALLY Cure a Cold?

One mom swears by this potato trick during cold and flu season. But does it actually work?

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Get Lost At The Smithsonian with TEG Virtual Field Trips

Players progress through games by uncovering clues and solving puzzles.

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Valentine’s Day & Divorce

What happens when you are considering divorce (whether in your head or out loud) and February rolls around? For better and for worse, Jacqueline Newman has got the heart-filled holiday covered.

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4 Reasons Why Co-Sleeping Might Work for You

Could co-sleeping be the sleep solution you’ve been looking for?

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Great Expectations and Great Explanations

One day our children will be off on their own, making their own decisions, based on their own moral compass, carrying their own great expectations into the wide, wide, world. And we’ll be glad we took the time to offer these great explanations.

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What Our Kids Are Trying to Tell Us—by How They Treat Their Siblings

“If there is ever going to be a behavioral change, it was critical that my friend talk to her daughter about her actions.”

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Joanna Gaines Has the Best Mom Advice Ever about Being in the Moment with Kids

Joanna Gaines has some pretty real mom advice for every one of us.

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Doctors Give Birthing Moms the Green Light to Push When They Please

Ready to push? Doctors are giving the okay earlier.

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11 Video Games You Can Feel Good About Your Kid Playing After School

Check out these great games that you can “yes” to after school—or anytime.

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Eva Mendes Lets Her Daughters Wear Whatever They Want & She’s So Right

This mom of two girls totally understands what it’s like trying to get kids dressed in the morning.

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Kim K Gets Real About Her Difficult Pregnancies & We Are Here for Her

According to her latest interview, Kim K has a hard time talking about her past pregnancies.

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Which Palmer Candy & Chocolates Have Been Recalled?

If you recently purchased any products from Palmer Candy Company, you need to read this latest recall.

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Get Ready for 10,000 Pregnancy Announcements on Facebook Today

Did you know January 17 is a very “positive” day for thousands of women each year?

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Our Family Is Complete. So Why Can’t I Give Up the Bags of Baby Clothes?

There are three bags of clothing in my basement that I have developed a potentially unhealthy and positively ridiculous attachment to. These bags are filled with cozy, teeny tiny sleepers and itty bitty baby dresses. It’s hard to believe that…

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How a Facial Spot Helped Me Empathize with My 12-year-old Daughter’s Insecurities

You watch your daughter, coming to terms with being 12.  She’s not a little girl, nor a teenager (quite) She’s just… boring old 12. Annoying old 12. Pimple spots introducing themselves from around every corner, limbs resembling a baby giraffe.…

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Giggle Parenting is Apparently Legitimate, and You Might Love It

The key to toddler cooperation could be a good laugh.

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Work & Play: Two New Coworking Spots With Childcare

A pair of fresh options to help you meet that deadline while your kid meets friends!

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Parenting A Toddler, A Real Life Guide

It is safe to say that most people have heard of the terrible twos. Most people realize that parenting a toddler can feel like a roller coaster ride at times with all the extreme highs and lows. I probably don’t…

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Unexpected Skills I’ve Learned As a Parent

Changing diapers, chasing after toddlers, tolerating loud nonsensical singing from the never-ending musical from hell – all expertise one can expect to pick up as a parent. But there’s a specific subset of skills that my pre-child mind would have…

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Get Busy!: Two New Coworking Options with Childcare

One’s fresh, one’s revamped — both can help amp up your productivity!

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This Smart New App Likes to Play With Toys

Got a tot that likes both screen time and playing with toys? Introduce them to Tiggly, a new iPad app that combines the two with fun, educational results.

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Missing Dad – Can You Help?

This is from our friends in Portland, from the FindMark.org website:
“I am reaching out personally to each of you reading this message to help me find my husband. According to Mark’s doctors, his lymphoma returned and is creating pressure…

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