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Boo! Freeform’s “31 Nights of Halloween” Schedule Is Hauntingly Good

Get ready for a month-long marathon of your favorite spooky movies!

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Find the Apple to Your Pie at These U-Pick Orchards

Deep thought of the day: Does fall actually happen if you don’t go out and pick your own apples? We think not.

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Free Daily Schedule & Chore Chart Printables

Organize your day as you navigate this brave new week.

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6 Things Moms Forget to Do but Shouldn’t

Your health is important and shouldn’t be neglected. Just as you take care of your kids, you must take care of yourself, too.

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Here’s How to Stay Cool While Kayaking with Your Kids

An afternoon on the water is a perfect way to enjoy some active, outdoor family time. If you’ve been thinking about kayaking, it’s time to get started and we’ve got the rundown on what you need to know.

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7 Reasons to Travel with Kids, No Matter How Young They Are

Travel fosters independence and so much more!

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How to Be Present with Your Kids When You’re a Working Mom

“These 5 tips will help you manage your focus outside of the board room, connect as a family, and be more present with your kids.”

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The Ultimate Family Guide to the Smithsonian National Zoo

Thinking of popping by the zoo soon? To make things easier, here’s a cheat sheet that will help you get the most out of a day spent with furry, feathered, and spiny zoo friends.

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Keeping Your Family Safer Near Water This Summer

May is National Water Safety Month, and it’s an important reminder to ensure your children know how to stay safe both in and around the water!

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The Most Important Thing Our Kids Need from Us

“There is no secret sauce to parenting, there is not a magic ingredient. But this one thing always remains consistent.”

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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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4 Natural Ways Stressed Out Mamas Can Catch a Break

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Editor’s note: Any medical advice presented here is expressly the views of the writer and Red Tricycle cannot verify any claims made. Please consult with your healthcare provider about what works best for you.
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Hello, Sunshine! Parent-Tested Tips to Help Your Baby Adjust to Daylight Saving Time

Are you prepared for Daylight Saving Time? Here’s how to help your baby adjust to a new sleep schedule.

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How to Stay Sane as a Stay-at-Home Parent

“After a few years of staying home full-time, I’ve got a few simple tricks up my sleeve that might help you keep your sanity.”

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When All Else Fails—How to Keep a Cleaner Home

“Over the last year with lockdowns and restricting us to being at home all day long has only added to the workload in some cases but here’s my solution.”

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Single Moms with This Arrangement Likely to Earn More: Study

Moms also report feeling more “awesome and proud.”

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How to Balance Work & Life in 2021

“I can’t pretend that work-life balance is going to magically fall into place, but I know by taking these steps, I can maximize my family’s successes.”

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The Coolest Spots to Go Ice Skating in San Diego

We’ve got the edge on the best ice rinks in town this holiday season. Get ready to skate by the beach, under the starry sky or through a winter wonderland!

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Magical Places to Meet Up with Santa (& Mrs. Claus, Too!)

Your kids can’t wait to rattle off their wish list. You can’t wait for the priceless photos. Here’s where you can track down the man that’ll make it all happen.

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Walmart Will Deliver Your Tree and Hang Your Holiday Lights

This year, getting ready for the holidays is easier.

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What Being a Dr. Mom Has Taught Me About Gratitude

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I have the privilege of being a doctor, I have the distinct honor of taking care of people, little (very cute) people to be precise. I don’t take this task lightly but much of what…

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How to Make the Most of Mornings with Kids

“Schedules reduce anxiety and take the guesswork out of our day-to-day—which is super important at a time when none of us needs to worry more.”

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How to Keep a Family Routine While Quarantining at Home

“Sticking to a routine, while stuck at home, will help the whole family stay on track both mentally and physically and prep everyone for when life gets back on track again!”

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FlexJobs Survey Finds Working Parents Had to Quit or Reduce Their Hours Since the Pandemic

The survey highlights the critical need for flexible work accommodations.

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Tips for Successful Home Learning with Preschoolers

“Homeschooling a preschooler requires developing a plan that prepares you and your child to use time wisely but also adapts to the child’s interests and learning st‌yle.”

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How Play Breaks Can Help Your Child Thrive This Fall

“One thing all families can agree on is that kids need play. Here are how adding in play breaks can add joy to your child’s daily life no matter if they are at home, in school or a combination of both.”

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Freeform Is Hosting “3-Day Disney Weekends” All September Long

Grab some popcorn and settle in for a Disney marathon.

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Why It’s Important You Travel With Your Children

Photo: Nathan Glenn
We traveled quite a bit before we had kids and now three kids later we haven’t really slowed down much. We just took my oldest daughter at age 8 to her 18th state and our five-year-old to…

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5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Read Everyday

“Getting your child reading everyday may take some time and patience, but by putting these five things into practice, your child will be on their way to an enjoyable love of reading.”

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