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Want to Yell Less? 3 Ways to Create More Calm In Your Home

These tried-and-true tips will help reduce yelling and create more calm in your home.

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14 Family Movies about Vacation (because You’re Stuck at Home)

These summer movies for kids are perfect for an outdoor movie night. Grab the popcorn; it’s showtime!

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Now Is a Prime Time for Daydreaming

“Let’s take this opportunity to pause, surrender to our daydreams, and see where they take us—as parents and as children. May the family daydreams flow! Be realistic (we are all beholden to the laws of gravity), but don’t hold back!”

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A Love Letter Home: I’ve Been Where You Are

“From the bottom of my heart, I feel for what you are going through. My prayers are constant but my hopes remain high. I’ve seen glimpses of everyday normalcy, a slow but steady return. We’re not there yet, there’s still a way to go, but every morning it feels just a little closer.”

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20 Family Friendly Screen-Free Activities

Celebrate National Day of Unplugging with these easy and meaningful ways to reconnect with your whole crew.

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10 Ways for New Moms to Feel Like Themselves Again

Feeling a little lost post-baby? Reconnect with your old self while rockin’ it as a new mama with these tips.

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5 Tips for Surviving a Family Vacation

No one can be happy all the time, but with a little bit of planning, a lot of patience and these five tips, you can survive your family vacation with a wealth of happy memories.

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Comedian Ali Wong Is Starring in This Must-Watch Netflix Romantic Comedy

Tuck the kids in and pour some wine, it’s time for mom’s movie night.

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6 Habit Hacks to Keep Your Healthy Resolutions After the New Year

Did you know that by February most people have given up on their resolutions? Here’s how to keep going.

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Should Your Childcare Provider Get Paid Time Off?

“We know that when we take time off from work, it inconveniences you.” One nanny gets real about this hot topic.

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The New American Girl Doll of the Year Is All about Farm to Table Family Time

The newest American Girl doll wants to help kids make healthier choices.

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Parenting Is Super Hard & This Supportive App Wants to Help

This app wants to help you get through parenthood without losing your mind.

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Vacation or Staycation: SoCal Has It All

 
When on vacation, your fun-loving crew wants to see it all. Whether you’re powering through Disneyland or just chilling on the beach, SoCal has something for every mood and whim. And at the end of your busy day, your…

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LEGO Just Launched a Gorgeous New Line of Building Sets Just for Grownups

This is what a “premium LEGO experience for adults” looks like—and it’s stunning.

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This Wife’s Note in Husband’s Wallet for 16 Years Is a Needed Reminder about Marriage

How a well-worn piece of paper teaches us all a lesson in marriage.

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8 Important Reasons Every New Mom Needs “Me Time,” No Matter What

Believe it or not, every new mom needs to get away from their baby. Here’s why.

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4 Simple Tips for a Fun Family Vacation with Less Stress

With the travel season setting in, families are gearing up to hit the road and go on a vacation. The whole point of a vacay is to cut loose and relax. But often, we miss out on some of the…

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8 Theatre Shows to Book for Date Night This Fall

These eight stage productions will make you remember how much fun date nights can be.

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Doing This One Thing Can Make Mornings with Kids Much Easier, According to Experts

One small change could go a long way to a smooth morning with your kids.

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Reconnecting With My Former Self Across The World

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I spent my formative years traveling quite a bit. Driving across the country a handful of times, backpacking across foreign lands, even just moving to new cities. There is a part of my soul that is a traveler;…

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5 ways to reconnect as a family without breaking the bank

These days, it’s rare for any family to have much down time.  If you are one of the few, hats off to you!!  In our house, there is a constant blur of activities, household chores, work, sports, and school responsibilities…

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How to Do Great Falls Like a Pro

The DMV has no shortage of hiking trails (we are lucky like that), but there’s only one that is almost synonymous with family hiking.

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Your New Base Camp for Winter Adventures

How many times has someone said to you “The days are long, but the years are short” with regard to having kidlets? Quite a few, no doubt. But there are those moments – weekends, vacations, dinners, sunsets – that are…

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Happy Mom Tip #1: Disconnect

Start your week off right with a simple tip on how to be a Happier Mom! We’ve paired up with our friend Christine Carter,  to bring you 52 simple tips (one each Monday!) on bringing joy and happiness into your…

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