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To the Mom Going through a Diagnosis during a Global Pandemic

“While others are fighting for toilet paper off the shelves, and others are angry that their travel plans have come to halt, our worries become much bigger, and yet feel so little to the rest of the world.”

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I’m Not like Most 25-Year-Old Moms

No matter what your age, finding your mom tribe can be the difference between feeling all alone and saving your life.

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Will You Cast the Stone That Will Creates the Ripple of Change?

“When are people going to start speaking up when they see someone that is different treated less?”

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Losing the Tooth Fairy & Other Celebrations

“It’s not just about the tooth. It’s about the loss of the adventure. The celebration. The enjoyment. Autism ultimately robbed us of the experience of this ‘first.’ Of so many.”

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Facebook Messenger Kids Just Quietly Turned into a Social Network

“I know technology is going be a major part of my kids’ lives, and I wanted to be able to give them access to it. But when I looked at the available options for kids messengers, Facebook was the only option and that was an immediate non-starter.”

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Study Shows Children Make Progress When Given Space

Sitting back and watching is good for the parent’s mental health.

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Bedtime Hack: Take a Neighborhood Pajama Walk

“Take your kids on a short walk at night in their pajamas and you’ll create a safe space for dialogue, building memories around the place you call home, and deepening their sense of place in the city where you live.”

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This New Collab Is Making It Even Easier to Create Keepsake Photo Albums

It’s now easier than ever to create photo albums of all those awesome memories.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Teen’s Self-Image

Confidence in our teens first begins with confidence within you. Remember, always lead by example with your child. If you want them to have healthy habits, then show them what healthy habits look like. If you want them to love themselves, you must first show them how well you love yourself.

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Why We Need to Take the Home Out of Homework

At the end of the day, you are the person your child wants to impress the most, so it’s no wonder the pressure of performing perfectly at home can be overwhelming. Help your child find their own safe space to study—you’ll watch their confidence increase, and the battles at the dining room table begin to melt away.

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This Airline Makes It Easier for Parents to Fly with Kids with New “Skycouch”

This airline gets us—and all the struggles of flying with kids.

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Fairy Tales Where Different is Powerful

 
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales.

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If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. –Albert Einstein
What are your favorite childhood memories? In…

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A Pop-Up Worth Popping Into

Look no further than Pearchute’s pop-up for fun in Lincoln Park!

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Curbing Sibling Conflict

I am peacefully driving my car and humming along with tunes on the radio. From the backseat, I hear my daughter whine, “Mommmm! I didn’t do anything and he’s pinching me again.” I look in the rear view mirror to…

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How to Have Grown Up Fun Despite a Little Third Wheel

We have ideas for every (kid) age that will allow you to gab, get a drink or simply share some quality QT with your best gal pal while your small fry stays occupied.

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