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What Children Will Need Most Post COVID

“Trying to make up for academic losses can backfire if the social and emotional losses are not addressed first.”

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10 Indigenous American Heroes Every Kid Should Know About

Learn all about a few inspiring activists, artists and chefs.

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Wishing They Were Old Enough

A call to relish the nights they cry out for you and the days they seem to always be underfoot; because the day our babies turn 18 will come faster than you could ever imagine.

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How to Help Your Child Overcome Disappointment

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On a recent outing to the Carousel in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn, my granddaughter and I were both very disappointed that the Carousel was unexpectedly closed for repairs. There is a wonderful playground in the vicinity, so…

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Federal Workers May Soon Get 12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

Nonmilitary government employees may get this much-needed benefit soon!

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A Petition to Move Halloween Is Gaining Major Support

Should Halloween always be the same day?

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Where In the World Is Carmen Sandiego? On Google Maps, Apparently

Chase the thief in red across the world from your laptop!

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How to Survive Hand, Food & Mouth Disease Season with Kids

It might look like chicken pox, but it’s not. Here’s what parents need to know.

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Lin Manuel Miranda Is Coming Back to “Hamilton” & Here’s How to See It

Ham fam, here’s your chance to get in “the room where it happens.”

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One Third of Kids Won’t Get Their Flu Shots This Year, Survey Finds

Even though flu season is in full swing, some parents are opting out of the flu shot for their kids. What gives?

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The Hottest New Styles for Kids Debuting This Season

We uncovered the sweetest styles from rain coats that change color when wet to tees made out of recycled plastic bottles. Read on for the scoop.

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Recall Alert: 130,000+ Pounds of Ground Beef Linked to E. Coli Outbreak

Put down that burger… There’s a major beef recall.

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The CDC Issues New Guidelines to Diagnose & Track Concussions in Kids

It’s not just sports that cause concussions—and every parent needs to read these new guidelines.

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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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Real Talk: 8 New-Mom Milestones to Look Forward to (Or Not)

There are some firsts you won’t record in your baby book — but that doesn’t make them any less memorable. We share 8 milestones you’ll never forget.

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Study Finds First-Time Moms at These Ages Make Less Than Their Husbands

Moms have always been disproportionately affected by the gender pay gap, but this new study offers more troubling insights.

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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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Mark Zuckerberg Is Taking the Whole Month off for Paternity Leave

This isn’t the first time the tech titan has taken time off after becoming a new father.

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3 Reasons Why Your Kids Go Crazy at Bedtime

There seems to be a pattern here, and I don’t like it. Everything is fine and dandy, but once the sun goes down and things start to settle, suddenly all hell breaks loose.

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How I Recovered from the Most Epic Mom Fail

Recently, I booked a special trip with my eight-year-old son, Jack. We were going to Cancun, Mexico to meet up with friends of mine and help on a service trip. We were spending three days helping to support a dad…

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10 Reasons Why It’s Awesome to Travel with Kids, from Our Friends at Lonely Planet

Does the thought of traveling with your little ones cause you to lock up your luggage and throw away the key? Here are the top 10 reasons to rethink your reluctance and take them with you.
(1) Children create an…

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New Washington State Law Mandates 3 Months Paid Family Leave for All Workers — but Is It Enough?

Washington state just passed one of the most generous family leave acts in the nation.

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New Cookbook Of Asian Recipes Aims to Help Moms Recover From Childbirth

A new cookbook of traditional Asian recipes can help moms recover from childbirth.

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New Study Reveals Moms Need a Full Year for Recovery After Giving Birth

New mothers may be told by books and doctors that they’ll be back to ‘normal’ within six weeks of giving birth, but a new study has found that most women take much longer to recover.

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Put Your Oxygen Mask On Before Assisting Others

We’ve all heard this a million times. Some of you have probably flown so much that this is the time you throw on your headphones, open up that book you’ve been meaning to finish, and zone out. But do you ever really…

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Call of the Wild: 5 Endangered Species You Can Help Now

We think your kid just might be the superhero these endangered species need.

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4 Fave Mittens and Gloves for Kids

We’ve all seen “it” laying on the sidewalk, forgotten in the melting snow on the playground, resting in the grocery store parking lot on a winter evening; “it” is…the lost mitten. Kid’s gloves often fit incorrectly, with fingers that are…

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Date Night: 6 Food Trends We Love

If you feel like you’re out of the loop about what’s hot and what’s not on the Seattle food scene then don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Our friends at Seattle Magazine have dug up 6 food trends from cocktails…

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Happy Mom Tip #7: Celebrate a Mistake

This Week’s Tip: Celebrate a Mistake
Mistakes are a sign that we are putting ourselves out there and challenging ourselves;often, they are an important part of learning something new.  Successful people are good at picking themselves up when they falter.  …

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