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Why I Refuse to Buy Barbies for My Daughters

“Now that I’m a 30-something with young impressionable daughters of my own, I am determined that they have a doll who looks more like them.”

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12 Inspiring Movies for Women’s History Month to Watch with Your Kids

March is Women’s History Month! Here are 12 fact-based stories about women that can spark great conversations with your kids.

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6 Ways to Teach Your Daughter Independence

Your involvement in your daughter’s life will always be beneficial. But if you do too much, or even everything for your daughter, you’re not only robbing her of opportunities to learn life skills but also sending a message that you don’t trust in her abilities.

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5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat the Dinners You Cook

Photo: Matt Armendariz
As a mother of three, I’ve developed effective strategies over the years for how to get them excited about eating what I make. As any mom will attest, preparing three meals a day for your family is no…

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Yara Shahidi’s Barbie Doll Is Here for the 2020 Election

Barbie hopes to inspire girls all around the world.

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Mattel Releases New Alex Morgan Barbie Doll

Recreate the soccer star’s moments on the field with this fully posable doll.

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To the Mom That Is Struggling

“Struggling is crying in the bathroom while the shower runs, clutching a cup of coffee, and watching tiny little fingers reach under the door. Struggling is me. And you.”

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12 Benefits of Upcycling for Parents

Those upcycle projects help more than just the environment.

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5 Ways Parents Can Keep Their Kids Safe Online

Essential ways to keep up with kid’s online lives and help protect their online activity.

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Our 4 Favorite Life Lessons from “DreamWorks Archibald’s Next Big Thing”

For some capital-A adventure, let Archibald Stutter lead the way.

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Dealing with All the Whining and Complaining

Dealing with kids who complain all the time isn’t easy. However, finding the root cause of their complaints and encouraging them to solve their own problems can work wonders.

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This Is Three (Nonstop Tantrums & Epic Cuddlefests)

Three is the Jekyll and Hyde of the toddler world. Not only does it mean epic toddler tantrums with an unreasonable little human but also heart-filling experiences with a child where every day is an exploration of love, learning, and adventure.

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Viral Mother-Daughter Pic Ups “Take Your Child to Work Day” to a New Heights

For this duo, “take your child to work” day is every day!

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Kids’ Love of Reading Drops Sharply at This Age, New Report Finds

Here’s how you can help your child to become a reader for life.

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Thinking about Divorce? Here’s 10 Things Every Wife Should Know

Like childbirth, I feel that no one tells you the real truth about the divorce process.

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Why Families Are Obsessed with Nickelodeon’s Newest Show “Abby Hatcher”

Abby is the newest kid (along with bestie Bozzly) on Nickelodeon’s preschool block of shows, starting at 10 a.m. every weekday.

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The “Carmen Effect” Explains Why Your Kids Will Love Netflix’s New Carmen Sandiego

If you love red hats and trench coats, you’ve probably felt the Carmen Effect.

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Alyssa Milano to Release a Powerful Children’s Book Series for Little Activists

Here’s the scoop on this powerful new kids series from the former Charmed actress.

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Here Are the 4 Personality Types, According to Science

Are you reserved, self-centered, role model—or just average? Science has the answer.

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The New “Doctor Who” Is the Best New Kind of Superhero for Any Kid

The Doctor is in—and she’s ready to make history.

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This Little Girl’s Reaction to Meeting Serena Williams is Everything

When your idol compliments you what else can you do but be ecstatic?

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Um, What Happened to Dora the Explorer? Oh Hello, Growth Spurt

Dora the Explorer might not look like how you remember her in a new live-action movie.

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5 Simple Ways to Help Your Child Develop Empathy

Considering the political climate of our country (and of the world), it is more important than ever to genuinely take into consideration the feelings of others. Essentially, we all need a healthy dose of empathy. Empathy is the ability to…

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10 Unhealthy Mom Habits We All Need to Stop Now

I like to think that I am a good role model for my children, but the reality is that I mess up a lot. This is something I am very open and honest about. While I do know and understand…

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5 Things Not to Tell Your Daughter

It’s not just what you do say, but also what you don’t.

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Surviving the Teen Years—the Second Time Around

We have all been through the teen years. They are not easy. Guess what? They are not much easier the second time around. This time, I refer to parenting teens. I am a mom of three teenage daughters right now,…

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This Is What Mickey Mouse Looked Like As a 1-Year-Old

Today is Mickey Mouse Day! On this day in 1928, our favorite M-O-U-S-E made his public debut. Learn all the evolution of Mickey over time.

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Why Having a Child Made Fitness Matter to Me

Once my son was born, I knew my purpose in life had changed. I was now a role model. My son looks to me for guidance, strength, advice and an example of the person he should strive to be.
I’d…

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Serena Williams’ Touching Letter to Her Mother

With the birth of her new baby, Serena Williams took to social media to share just how much she appreciates her own mom.

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