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All the Baby & Toddler Books You Need in Your Library

No tot’s library is complete without these classic books.

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20 Hilarious Things Our Kids Have Said because We All Need a Laugh

Take a break from the news and grab a giggle or two.

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Nature Walks to Add Your Color-Coded Schedule

Homeschooling and keeping your distance? Refuel those brains with a walk, run, hike or bike in nature.

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This Parenting Hack May Be the Best One Yet

“Role-playing is really healthy. It is also a good opportunity to get to know your child even better and see what they know or what they feel.”

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This Is Three (Nonstop Tantrums & Epic Cuddlefests)

Three is the Jekyll and Hyde of the toddler world. Not only does it mean epic toddler tantrums with an unreasonable little human but also heart-filling experiences with a child where every day is an exploration of love, learning, and adventure.

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10 Books All About Becoming a Big Sibling

Preparing for a new baby can be overwhelming, even when you’ve been around the block once before. There’s the gear you need to get, the plans to put in place, and the tiny but potentially troublesome task of telling your…

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Here’s How Supermodel Mom Miranda Kerr Handles Sibling Rivalry with Her Kids

Even supermodels like Miranda Kerr have to play ref with the kids.

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The 7 Most Hilarious Christmas Cards to Make You Literally LOL

These hilarious family Christmas cards will make even the biggest holiday humbug crack a smile.

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Even Blake Lively’s Daughters Experience Sibling Rivalry

While appearing on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” Lively revealed the hilarious sibling rivalry that goes on at her home.

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5 Cool Podcasts to Try on Your Next Road Trip

Today is International Podcast Day so we’ve put together a short list of the best kids podcasts of 2017. Listen up!

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4 Good Habits I Started That Made My Family Life Happier

Some moms seem to just glide along, on top of the world, with happy kids and sunny homes no matter what the weather outside. Others don’t have it as easy. So is that just down to luck? That might play…

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The Best Parenting Advice, Based on Thousands of Votes

If you’ve ever visited the popular Q&A site, Quora, you know that users share valuable knowledge based on their life experiences. You can learn about astronaut training from aerospace engineers, what it’s like to live in Mongolia from a current…

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5 Parents Who Have Mastered the Art of Parenting

You signed up for the hardest job on the planet when you became a parent. Some days, the task might seem insurmountable, but you can take some encouragement from the following parents who have mastered the art of parenting.
If…

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Spring Awakening: Broadway Babes Will Love These Spring Kid Shows

From a Fourth Grade Nothing to Junie B., Elephant & Piggie and even Hamlet: all your favorite characters take the stage this spring!

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Sister Love

Photo: Nicole Roder
This really just happened.
Emma and Sophia were playing in the basement when the swell of some sort of roar-scream hybrid came rushing up the stairs. Surely, someone had lost a toe or discovered a dead body…

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Study Reveals Kids Prefer Pets Over Siblings

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Your idyllic afternoon turns into a raging storm as the war cries of kids fighting over a toy rings out. Sound familiar? Siblings fight like cats and dogs, and now research shows they might prefer spending time with…

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The Unnatural Mom

I made a confession to my spouse the other day. I am not a natural mom. I may have given birth to three very healthy, rambunctious, strong and smart kids. But this did not make me a mom.
I did…

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The Best Movies to Watch with Grandparents

Celebrate National Grandparents Day with a family movie night. Check out this list by our friends at Common Sense Media!

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8 Play-Worthy Podcasts for Seattle Kids

Whether you’re on the road, hangin’ out at home or have time to fill somewhere in-between, keep your kids happy and engaged with these captivating podcasts.

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20 moments worth capturing this summer

The kids are officially out of school for the summer!   I love the colors of summer, I love the light in summer, and I love taking summer pictures of the kids.  There are so many things about summer that…

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Movies to See Before Your Kids Turn 12

See what the must-see movies before your kids turn 12 are that Common Sense Media has for you.

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If You Can’t Stand The Heat: 6 Places to Get Soaked

Check out where to get wet and keep your cool this season.

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One to Grow On: Introducing BabySpace LA

There is no more exhilarating feeling then when you realize (that moment when it sinks in) that it’s you who’s about to become the parent.   There’s just nothing, this side of nothing, quite like it.  Break out the bubbly.  Then…

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Must Read Books for Mom and Dad from local Seattle-area Authors

Fall Reading, Part II
Last week we served up a sampling of new, locally-authored (and/or illustrated) books for the kiddos. This time the roundup is for the grown-ups, and if you think they are all about how to make you…

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Sym City

Not sure which school of child-rearing you belong to? Looking for a therapist who can offer solutions for every stage of early childhood (and parenthood)? Symbio is a one-stop shop for parents who want help with no dogma.
Formed by…

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One Time at Banned Camp

Junior melting down at the supermarket? Little One stubbornly refusing to sit on the potty? Desperately wishing someone else would jump in and take over your parental responsibilities during this difficult stage?
Say hello to your new best friends, Wendy…

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