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Teething Pain? We Love This Plant-Powered (& Travel-Friendly) Solution

Finally, we can start traveling again! If you have a baby, you know how much gear you need to make your trip as smooth as possible—if you have a teething baby, you have an extra challenge. Well—challenge accepted because we…

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5 Ways Moms Can Help Balance Work & Family Time

“Here are specific tips to keep in mind to have a sense of balance in your life as a working mom.”

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5 Tips to Help Ease Back-to-School Fears

“To help overcome your uncertainties about your kids returning to school post-pandemic, consider some of these tips that often help parents and children when they start kindergarten.”

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4 Ways to Have Fun Before the Summer is Over

While it’s easy to spend the latter days of summer longing for school to start, why not create some lifelong memories before the summer is over?

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Accepting, Connecting & Celebrating

“When you have a child/adult with learning differences and speech delays, when they are able to tell you spontaneously, unscripted, and unprompted what they want, you want to shout it from the rooftops! “

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Girls’ Voices Matter. Here’s 4 Ways to Let Them Know That

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Girls know how to create stories on Instagram. They are experts at Snap streaks. They can run circles around us when it comes to using social media platforms to share photos and their highlight reel as well as…

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Beyond the Tiara: Disney Princess Culture and Gender Stereotypes

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A research study about Disney princesses? Now this is research we can really use in our daily lives as parents. As a mom of boys, I have secretly been relieved that I didn’t have to go through the…

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Hilary Duff Stopped Doing This with Her Baby & It’s Okay

Fed is best and this is an important reminder to all.

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Science Explains Why Washing Dishes Is Actually Good for Your Brain

This is why you should look forward to a little dish scrubbing.

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Honey, We Need to Talk about This Rough Patch We’re Going Through

“Let’s face it. We’re going through a rough spot.”

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Jason Sudeikis Talks Son’s First Disneyland Trip on Jimmy Kimmel & It’s a Trip

That first trip to Disneyland with your kids is a vicarious experience, no matter who you are.

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Khloe K’s Candid Tweets about Breastfeeding Struggles Show She’s Not Alone

As a new mom, Khloe Kardashian has had to make some hard choices and her tweets are so relatable.

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Dear Husband: I NEED More Help from You

Read the complete viral letter from one mom whose relatable words speak for so many tired moms.

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The FDA Has an Important Warning for Parents During Cough & Cold Season

These new warnings follow an extensive FDA review of data.

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Science Says This Simple Hack Can Help You Learn Faster

This latest research on effective learning could make a huge difference for your little scholar.

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New Moms: Before You Eat Your Placenta, Read This First

Here’s what the latest studies say about new moms who consume their placentas.

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Crying Babies on Planes Might Be a Thing of the Past

This airline is hoping to find the solution to soothing babies in the sky.

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How Learning to Forgive Myself Has Made Me a Better Mom

Our toddler has upped his game by pushing every boundary and button he possibly can.

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I find myself losing my patience with him more quickly these days and my lack of control is worrisome for…

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Here’s How I Save My Kid’s Artwork Without Being a Hoarder

Part of surviving fall in our house is intertwined with surviving school with my three girls and all the stuff they bring home. ​It came to a head this weekend with a bit of a bad-Mommy moment. Unfortunately, it wasn’t…

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When My Son Said the Most Embarrassing Thing in Public, Here’s What I Learned to Do

Every mom faces challenges. But what do you do in the middle of the ultimate mommy shame moment?

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Mamas, Here Are 5 Ideas to Help with Back Pain after Delivery

Back pain after delivery is an agonizing reality for many new moms.Here are five ideas that will help you to deal with back pain after delivery.

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The Awesome Thing That Happened When I Let My Son Stick up for Himself

As park weather begins and more kids start filling up the swings there will inevitably be conflict. Pushing, yelling, name calling and other behavior are bound to happen in these situations. How we deal with it will help our kids learn conflict resolution in the future.

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How This Mom Turned Her Kids’ Vacation Complaints Around

Giving kids a specific time to complain might just be the key to saving the day.

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A Thank You Letter to My Child’s Teacher

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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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5 Things Adults Should Re-Learn from Kids

1. Laugh…a lot! Children giggle at the silliest things. Why did most of us stop? Not only should we look for the funny, we need to allow the full-on belly laugh to emerge. Laughter stimulates our heart, lungs, muscles and…

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2016: The Toughest Year in Parenting? Or Was It?

2016 was the teacher no one wanted to get. The one you want your mom to call in and ask to not be put in her class. But I got her and tough she was. She pushed me, she asked…

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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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Please Don’t Apologize When Your Kid Throws a Tantrum

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My girlfriend and her toddler son stayed over at our house this past weekend. And her son was pretty cranky. He was obviously thrown off by being in a strange place. He cried and clung to…

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You’ll Love What People are Doing for Delivery Drivers This Holiday Season

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but for the delivery drivers transporting Santa’s gifts across the country, ’tis definitely the busy season! In an effort to relieve their mail carriers and drivers from the stresses of…

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To My Fellow Mothers, A Salute

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Our children are different, but our experiences are the same. If you’ve brought children in the world, then you’ve been the proud mom, the nervous mom, the thankful mom, the rookie mom, or the tired mom at one…

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D.C.’s Most Ahh-mazing Prenatal Massages

Need some mama-TLC? Read on for seven great places to get a prenatal massage. Then drop a few hints around the dad-to-be!

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Single mothers: who needs balls?

I remember the first time that being a single mother hit me the hardest. My son, Cole, was only 12-months old and we were attending his friend’s first birthday party. It was a gloriously, beautiful day and the celebration was…

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