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Care.com Survey Reveals What Is on the Minds of Working Parents

Parents shared how they are feeling about juggling their child care responsibilities with work responsibilities.

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A Letter to Our Kids about COVID-19

“You won’t remember Mom and Dad scrambling to come up with activities to do besides watching TV or not being able to have playdates. But we will all remember the positive attitude that comes from this time of social isolation.”

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Fighting Cabin Fever? Here’s What to Do with the Kids Mar. 27-29

Not sure how to keep your kiddos entertained this weekend. We’ve got your guide to social distancing activities that are fun for the whole fam.

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Check Out These Learning Resources Amid Coronavirus School Closures

Looking for ways to keep the kids occupied and educated during school closures? Check out this list.

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’Tis the Season to Be Flexible

The holiday season can be difficult for divorced parents to co-parent but that doesn’t mean they have to be. Here’s a little advice from someone who knows about it all too well.

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5 Ways to Start Saving for Your Kid’s College Fund

Think saving for college is unattainable? These 5 easy steps will help get you there, one dollar at a time.

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Dinner Just Got Easier with This New Subscription Delivery Service

Make dinner healthier and easier with this simple solution.

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10 Adorable Kids’ Valentine’s Day Outfits at Target for Under $25

Sweet styles to celebrate the day of love. But get them now because they’ll soon be gone!

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Which Stores Will Be Open on New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day?

From faves like Target, Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s, we’ve got the scoop on what’s open and what’s not for New Year’s.

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3 Secrets to Camping with the Whole Fam (& Staying Sane, Too)

Here’s how to make family camping enjoyable for all.

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The Museum of Illusions

Taking photos at the Museum of Illusion is totally the point…and totally worth the price of admission.

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These Are the Fastest Selling Toys for the 2017 Holidays

These must-have toys are flying off the shelves.

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How I Set My Priorities Straight and Became a Present Father

When my children were younger, I had to change careers.

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I chose to do this because I wanted more money to get my children into better schools. I also wanted to move my family to…

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The Best Apps for Your Little Brainiacs

Say goodbye to mindless swiping. Instead, download these apps to keep little brains engaged.

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This Incredible High Tech Coloring Pad for Kids Makes Saving Art Easy

This new notebook will keep your kids’ artwork in the cloud rather than all over your house.

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Just Opened: WeVillage, a Revolutionary New Childcare Center

What’s the best thing to happen to childcare in Los Angeles this century (yup, big claim, and we stick by it!)? Read on to find out.

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The Restorative Effects of Risotto on Tweens and Parents

Photo: Bethany Stephens
“We had a situation last night…” she said.  
I know this mom, and when I look into her eyes, I feel good about what I see there. Her tween daughter and mine are not the same,…

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Parent Wars: Mom Moves Vs. Dad Doing

It seems that in general moms and dads have very different ways of parenting. Neither is right or wrong. per say. Just different. Check these funnies out and decide for yourself.

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At least daddy has…

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4 Things to Do When Your Kid Loses That’ll Change Them Forever

It’s devastating seeing your child lose at a competition they’ve worked so hard for. Whether it’s the school’s spelling bee or peewee football, competition is taxing and losing just flat-out sucks. After seeing this photo (post-basketball game) of Oakland-Craig High…

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A Reminder for Parents Who Had a Bad Morning

 

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Sometimes it takes someone else’s story to bring you to your knees. Open your eyes and thank God for everything thing that you have. Right then – in that crazy morning moment. I’m sure…

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Household Taxes: 6 Silly Ways to Tax the Kids

Get goofy and creative with taxing your kids on Tax Day.

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Local Food Bloggers Who’ve Mastered the Family Meal

While these inspiring food bloggers are blessed with extra know-how in the kitchen, they are also real-life parents, scrambling to stir the soup while checking math homework and assisting with potty breaks.

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A Minecraft Movie Is Coming Our Way!

We’re calling it now: The Minecraft movie is going to be a blockbuster hit.

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Let Them Fly! The Extracurricular That Sends Kids Soaring

The Trapeze School New York (TSNY) of Washington, D.C. is a gold mine of swinging, tumbling, and jumping fun. Kids (4 and up) can exercise, learn teamwork, and increase their confidence…all while being completely silly.

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Fancy That: A New Store for the Party Planning Challenged

When we look back on our life’s most stressful moments (planning our wedding, moving into a new house with two little kids, and the kindergarten search) somehow planning our kiddo’s birthday party always makes the cut. Even though we plan…

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9 Holiday Activities That Will Become Your New Family Traditions

Just hear those sleigh bells ring-a-ling and you know Christmas is near. Santa’s ready to come out of hibernation, but you’ve probably still got plenty of holiday shopping and planning to figure out. Questions abound: What do I buy for…

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Little Indy Jones: Unconventional Cave Adventures

Has your little one started charting the house – finding crooks and crevices you didn’t know existed? Are you prepared to open their imaginations to true exploration? Well then, grab your coats and lanterns and take your little scout for…

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