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What Experts Say about Anxiety & Kids

How you can best validate your kid’s feelings—the physical, emotional, and the connection between them—according to the experts.

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When My Toddler Makes Me Angry

I’ve been slowly figuring out how to navigate this intense and, sometimes scary, emotion. This is what works for me.

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The Power of Observation & Empowering Children to Use Their Senses

The next time your child is feeling extra curious, motivate them to use their senses to discover the answers (or find more questions!).

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After Reading My Notes from Middle School, This Is What I Want My Daughter to Know

Reading through these handfuls of folded paper, I was reminded of classmates I hadn’t thought of in decades, crushes I thought I’d never get over and endless inside jokes. But they also made me realize these five truths.

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Parents Reveal Back to School Shopping Plans in New Survey

Parents have BIG spending plans this year!

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Feeling Completely Overwhelmed as a Parent? You’re Not Alone, According to New Survey

60% of parents polled said their mental load is “overwhelming.”

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Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich? Here’s America’s Answer to the Burning Question

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council commissioned a national survey to find out!

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The Pros & Cons of Late Start Kindergarten (According to Experts)

They’ll have more time at home, but with they be bored when they get into the classroom?

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12 Crazy-Cool Reasons to Go to the Bristol Renaissance Faire

Get ready to party like it’s 1499 because the Bristol Renaissance Faire is making it’s way back. Huzzah!

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What I Didn’t Understand About Being a Working Mom Before I Was One

It goes without saying that working mamas are absolute badasses, but there was a lot I didn’t realize until I became a working mom myself.

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Want to Connect With Your Child? Try Technology

“Despite my efforts to reduce screentime and connect with my kids, it wasn’t working. So then I tried this and suddenly we are engaging, laughing and sharing inside jokes.”

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Miss Your Friends? This New Wine Set is the Best Excuse for an IRL Reunion

This three-bottle set is perfect for National Best Friends Day!

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Be an LGBTQ+ Ally: 10 Phrases to Stop Using Today

Stop saying these phrases and help break the chain of hurtful speech.

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When Your Fourth Grade Son Is Called “Gay”

His bravery, day after day, in this single act of noble defiance makes me feel like maybe I’ve done something right after all.

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Empty Fridge? Instacart’s New 30 Minute Delivery to the Rescue!

Priority Delivery rolls out to 15 cities, so it might be near you!

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How Your Kid Really Wants You to Behave on the Sidelines

“Parents assume we know how our kids want us to act. But it’s actually a lot more nuanced and complex than parents think.”

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Here’s What Grandparents Plan to Do After the Pandemic

It’s been a tough year for grandmas and grandpas everywhere.

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Taking the (Parenting) Plunge

“Several years ago, we put our oldest in swim lessons. We thought this was going to be an easy process. Man were we wrong.”

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New LEGO Massive Spiderman Set Has 3,722 Pieces for Your Building Enjoyment

The comic’s classic newspaper building is the newest set for brick aficionados.

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Travelocity’s New Study Forecasts a Season of Family Reunions

Most parents surveyed say they’ll travel for leisure in the next nine months

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Yes, Pets Definitely Make Life Better, According to New Study

Pet parents report high levels of happiness with fur babies.

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Waffles + Mochi

Walmart Teams Up with “Waffles + Mochi” for a Game That Gives Back

The Hidden World of Waffles + Mochi launches today and gameplay gives back to food-insecure families

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Survey Says: Mother’s Day Is More Important Than Ever Before

After the pandemic, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate the big day.

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12 Compliments Every Teacher Needs to Hear

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Here’s how to thank your kids’ educators.

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