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5 Tips for Supporting Your Child This Back-to-School Season

It’s no wonder that one of the biggest indicators of children’s success in school is parental attitude toward school. Here’s how you can help.

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News Flash: Being Away from Your Baby Won’t Break Them

Turns out, all that “science” claiming attachment parenting will turn your little humans into happy adults isn’t actually true.

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Thankful in the Age of COVID? It’s Possible

“I started thinking about all COVID has taken from us, and while it may go down as one of the most challenging and frustrating times of the modern era, I hope it will also be remembered as one of the most human.”

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Dear Laundry, My One & Only True BFF

“Hey, I just wanted to say thanks for always being there for me.”

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We Must Help Our Girls Take Off Their Masks

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Superheroes have made a real comeback these last few years and I am especially pleased to see the burgeoning popularity of girl power and empowerment with heroines such as Bat Girl, Super Girl and Super woman. Girls need strong…

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Atlanta’s 10 Best Trick-or-Treating Neighborhoods

Trick-or-treating is terrific in these ten Atlanta neighborhoods.

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I’m a Single Mom Living on $107K & I Have No Regrets

This single mom has it figured out. Find out how much she pays in full-time childcare and how she manages the schedules of her two girls.

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What to Do with Your Kid’s Artwork

The struggle to contain and control incoming artwork is real. Outside of saving a few sentimental pieces—what do you do with all of it?

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Anna Faris’ Co-Parenting Goals with Ex Chris Pratt Are Totally Inspiring

Co-parenting for these exes is all about love and respect.

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My Children’s First Language Was Music: My Musical Parenting Journey

The moment he began to sing, Zeke stopped crying and just stared at his dad. It was incredibly powerful.

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After 25 Years, The Gap & Old Navy Are Breaking Up

What will this mean for Gap Kids and Baby Gap?

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What Is “Bird Nesting?” This New Trend Helps Kids Cope with Divorce

This could make co-parenting your kids after divorce a little easier.

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Facebook Wants You to Make Friends with Strangers for This Interesting Reason

This new Facebook feature might be just the ticket to building your mom tribe online.

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Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux Call It Quits—or Is It Conscious Uncoupling?

It’s not all sad news for this fairytale couple of Hollywood.

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Take On Divorce from Chris Martin Is Actually Pretty Awesome

Gwyneth Paltrow just took “conscious uncoupling” to the next level.

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12 Things No One Ever Tells You about Being a Single Dad

Nothing can fully prepare you for raising your children as a single dad.

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This Adorable Tip Will Keep Your Kiddo From Missing You

This mama’s tip for conquering separation anxiety is brilliant.

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This Husband’s Support for His Wife’s Post-Partum Experience Is Pure Love

If you’ve ever worried about your post-baby body, you’ve got to read this.

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What to Do When Your Kiddo Plays Favorites

From time-to-time I answer readers questions on my website, and this one comes up a lot:
QUESTION: Sometimes my 3-year-old can be sort of mean to her dad–like when he goes to get her in the morning she will scream…

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Legendary Kinder Eggs Are Finally Coming to America and They Will Be Epic

The most exciting candy in the world is finally landing in America.

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Doing This One Thing Can Make Mornings with Kids Much Easier, According to Experts

One small change could go a long way to a smooth morning with your kids.

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A Letter to the Newly Separated or Divorced

A letter to you, on the day you decided to leave your marriage:

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Congratulations. You just made a really, really hard decision. It’s something you probably agonized over for months, maybe even years. You likely…

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3 Ways To Spring Clean Your Parenting Style, According To Science

There’s no single study that finds one method of parenting better than another, but there are some scientifically-backed ways that you can make parenthood just a little bit less stressful. Check out the tips below to revamp your parenting style,…

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Inside Elliott’s Classes with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Elliott’s Classes just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Stellar Sports Class in New York. We recently spoke to Elliott himself about his experience as a business owner, the best advice he’s ever received and more. Hear what he…

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5 Ways to Improve Your Kid’s Packed Lunches

With their ever-changing food pallets, it can sometimes be difficult to keep your kids interested in their packed lunch for five days a week, let alone a full school term. Also, as a parent with a busy morning routine, you…

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How to Kill it as a Modern Day Single Mama

Is it just me, or is this generation of moms like total babes?! I mean, not even speaking from personal experience, necessarily — seriously, like everyone in my mom group, or other mamas I see wandering North County, San Diego are…

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Mom Writes Emotional Note to Son, Thanking Him For Her Degree

 
Photo: Jelina Shappard via Facebook
Graduating college is an accomplishment anyone would be proud of and an opportunity many are thankful for. For Jelina Sheppard, a mother who graduated Cum Laude with two Bachelor degrees, her experience was something…

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New Study Ranks the Best & Worst States to Raise a Family In 2017

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When choosing a place to settle down and raise a family, many factors come into play: career opportunities, location of family and friends, school districts, outdoor settings, etc. Yet, according to a study by WalletHub, some states are …

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One Cool Thing: Little Blueprint

Little Blueprint combines photography and illustrations to create pop-up pictures that help little ones sort out big feelings.

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Baby’s Night Out: Evening Childcare for the Not-Yet Potty Trained

If you’re tired of staying in for family movie night and wishing for a real night on the town, these parent’s night out could be just what you’re looking for.

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Help is on the Way: The JFCS Parents Place

Let’s face it: parenthood isn’t all about finding the cutest outfit, the yummiest cupcake, or the best weekend street festival. There are some not-so-fun parts, too, and we’re not just talking dirty diapers and cleaning up underneath the highchair. Issues…

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