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The Answer to a Brighter Future? Theatre!

Want to set your kid’s on the road to success? Then have them try theater. You’ll be amazed at all the skills they will develop producing and acting in musicals and plays.

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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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Your Must-Save List for the Best Ice Cream Shops in LA

We’ve rounded up the best ice cream shops in LA—from the westside to Santa Clara so you’ll never be far from a delicious, brag-worthy treat.

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Ice Cream Parlors to Grab Summer’s Go-To Treat

Ice cream-eating weather is here! We’re screaming. Are you? Cool off and celebrate at charming, old-fashioned parlors or new-ish sleek spots.

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The Scoop on Our Favorite Boston Ice Cream Shops

National Ice Cream Month is the perfect excuse to grab a scoop.

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5 High-Flying Zipline Adventures Near Atlanta

You can zip right into your kids’ favorite person slot by taking them for a zipline aerial adventure at one of these Atlanta-area courses.

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From Survival Mode to Thriving

“I remember that for so long I just got up day after day putting one foot in front of the other just doing but not really understanding where we were going or if it truly will get better. Just in survival mode really.”

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10 Unicorn Foods the Kids Will Flip Over

We’ve rounded up some of the most enchanted and colorful recipes around.

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Advice That Every Mom Needs to Hear (Seriously)

“Some advice that I want us to all start giving each other so that we could all cut ourselves some slack around here!”

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The Universal Gesture of Parenthood

Photo: Catherine Myman Kaplan
There are times when parenthood can seem terribly isolating. Moments where you feel all alone, hoping for a sign or gesture from other parents that you are not by yourself in this, that someone else understands. …

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Don’t Give up on Christmas

“To the mama who is crying on Christmas eve, I see you. I know you are trying. I know it is hard. But your kids don’t need you to replicate the Christmas of your dreams. They need you to build the Christmas of their dreams.”

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Snap Up These Andes Mints Christmas Trees Before They’re Gone

These chocolate-mint trees are perfect for stuffing your family’s Christmas stockings!

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The Essentials for Running Your Business During Naptime

Let’s be real. When you have your own business and you work from home and you have a baby…there will be a lot of days where you only get work done during naptime.

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My Husband, the Off-Duty Santa

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My husband looks a lot like Jerry Garcia, at least in his “touch of gray” phase. Someone once said that if he were darker, he would look like Frederick Douglass. But most of the time,…

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Can You Survive Working From Home With Kids? These 4 Tips Can Help

“It was mid-July where I hit my working-from-home mom rock bottom so I made some changes. Here are my top sanity-saving tips for working from home with kids.”

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Have a Spooky Good Time with Chuck E. Cheese This Halloween

Break out the costumes—Chuck E. Cheese is hosting its Halloween Boo-tacular celebration with in-store, online, and at home activities.

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Banana Bread Can Save the World

“My son’s despair, like a siren big and loud, showed me the depth of the need we all have for connection. I wanted to sink into all of it right along with him, but then I remembered the one thing in our family that lifts spirits and moves mountains of bad moods into laughter and smiles.”

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6 Ways to Make Ice Cream without an Ice Cream Maker

Here are six fool-proof methods (all of them include a recipe!) to try at home this summer.

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5 Ways to Get out of the House in the Morning with Kids

Photo: Keren de Zwart
My husband and I both work full time in demanding jobs. To add insult to injury, my husband travels for work. A lot. When he’s home, he takes the kids to school and I pick them…

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11 Ways to De-Stress in 1 Minute (or Less)

Finding yourself overwhelmed by current affairs and a full house? Try one of these quick and easy ideas will help you reboot and re-energize in no time.

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I’d Rather Work than Stay at Home with My Kids

“I promise I am not a monster. This makes me no less of a Mama to my two sweet boys. I just enjoy working—and I don’t enjoy hearing them scream.”

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11 Things You Must Learn to Love if You Want to Have Kids

“If you are about to have kids, or are thinking about trying, just remember that you won’t sleep until they are 18, your coffee will always be cold and they will repeat all the bad words you say.”

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When a Mom Takes a Phone Call

“What is it about making or taking a phone call that instantaneously turns our kids into incapable, whiney, and loud little souls?”

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The New Treats Collection from Disney Eats Is a Must-Have Classic

This Mickey and Minnie Mouse-themed collection is beyond sweet!

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E.T. Comes Home for “A Holiday Reunion” In This New Short Film

The iconic ’80s alien phones home in an all-new video clip.

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It’s a New Year at the Museum of Ice Cream

Pinkmas is here and we have the full scoop!

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Haunted Spots for Low-Key Thrills & Chills

From tiny scares to big league frights, we’re showing you the best spooky spots to get your scream on.

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Kellogg’s Has “Frozen 2” Eggos & Breakfast Is Now Complete

These frozen “Frozen” treats will make your kiddo’s breakfast their fave meal and are here just in time for the sequel’s debut.

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Parenting Is Basically “Going on a Bear Hunt” Every Single Day

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It’s funny how, as new parents, we learn as we go, despite reading the books and listening to the podcasts. Just like what our little ones experience, once we think we have something figured out, it…

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