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How to Make Back-to-School Special for Little Ones Still at Home

The hallmarks of the back-to-school season look different for younger siblings, but with intentionality and planning, they can still signal excitement, structure, and promise for what’s to come.

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Astronaut Mae Jemison Releases 2nd Edition of Her YA Book

The first woman of color in space is sharing her story again.

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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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7 Reasons Not to Reveal Your Baby’s Name in Advance

So now it is up to you and I ask you… will you or won’t you tell that baby’s name?

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20 of the Best Gifts to Give Dad for the Holidays

From the practical to the personal, we’ve rounded up our top picks for unique gifts for every kind of dad.

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Dinner With the Kids, and an Unfinished Bottle of Wine

Photo: CCFoodTravel
Our dinners out with the kids start so optimistically; walking out together with an unopened bottle of $9 wine in hand, basking in the satisfaction of having gotten three kids dressed and out the door. But, sometimes these…

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Ride Along with Batman & the Riddler on Waze

Fans can take part in Batman-themed digital activities in honor of Batman Day.

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Kabillion Now Streaming 45+ Free Animated Kids Shows

The streaming provider also has a special Earth Day lineup!

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This Teen Interning at NASA Just Discovered a New Planet

Your junior astronomers can join in the planetary hunt too.

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New Car Seat Device Seeks to Improve Infant Safety

This simple item could be a life changer.

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The Only Indoor Game You’ll Ever Need

Looking for a new game to play indoors? This may be the only game you’ll need this winter thanks to it’s fun and silly nature—no purchase necessary.

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4 Tips to Help Welcome Peers with Disabilities

A few of my top tips to welcoming others who may be differently abled into your home.

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Go Off-Grid in Ojai on a Family Getaway in Nature

Unplug and escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a family trip to the quaint, charming town of Ojai.

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Box Office Hit “Little” Was Produced By This Incredible 14-Year-Old Girl

This young star is helping to pave the way for women in film.

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New “LEGO Movie 2” Trailer Reveals a New Character Who Sounds Awfully Familiar

Chris Pratt pulls double duty for the second installment in “The LEGO Movie” universe.

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Household Cleaning Products Could Actually Make Your Kids Overweight—Wait, What?

Here’s the upside to never having time to clean your house.

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Your Amazon Prime Membership Might Give You Perks—at the Movies

We like the sound of Amazon Prime popcorn and drinks at the movies…

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How to Get a Zero Gravity Flight from Your Local Airport

If you and the kids have dreamed of being like Neil Armstrong, this new company is offering you a first-class seat to zero-gravity travel.

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Universal Studios to Close Popular “Jurassic Park” Ride

The dinosaurs at Universal Studios are getting a little too Jurassic.

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Yes, Senator Tammy Duckworth (& All Moms) Can Bring a Baby to the Senate Floor

Sen. Tammy Duckworth continues to make history for working moms.

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Kids Start Caring about Reputations as Early as Kindergarten, Study Finds

“But words will never hurt me” couldn’t be further from the truth.

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Moms and Babies Brains’ Sync up When Looking at Each Other, Research Finds

Your baby could be trying to tell you something when your eyes meet.

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Crying Babies on Planes Might Be a Thing of the Past

This airline is hoping to find the solution to soothing babies in the sky.

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A Look at Motherhood in GPS Terms

It’s so easy these days. Pop a destination into the GPS in your car, or into the navigation app on your phone, push ‘directions’ and begin your journey.  However, Motherhood, is one such journey that clearly doesn’t become your destination…

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When My Son Said the Most Embarrassing Thing in Public, Here’s What I Learned to Do

Every mom faces challenges. But what do you do in the middle of the ultimate mommy shame moment?

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For the First Time, Women in Their 30s Are Having More Babies

More women are having babies at an older age than before.

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New Study Reveals Why People Sleep Less The Older They Get

The real reason, besides kids, why you’re not getting enough sleep.

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Why A New Boy’s T-Shirt From Target Is Making Waves

One of the clearest places to witness the great gender divide is often in the kid’s clothing aisle. While girls’ clothes are almost always a thousand different shades of pink and emblazoned with hearts and glitter, boys clothes often make…

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5 Questions to Ask Before Sending Your Kid to a Sleepover

First it’s play dates, next thing you know, it’s sleepovers. Does the stress ever end?

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No, it doesn’t, not when you’re a parent.
Kids love playing with their friends, as evidenced by their love of…

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How I’ve Learned to Cope With My Anxious Child

Photo: Rhiannon Giles
I’ve spent an enormous amount of mental energy forging routes around fear; taking the long way to avoid those scary woods.  It’s an exhausting and isolated path, full of its own obstacles and lacking a GPS signal.…

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Lil’ Help Here: 4 New Products to Help You Keep Your Resolutions

We could all use a little help when it comes to keeping our resolutions. Here are a few new products that are sure to help.

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25 New Year’s Resolutions for My Kids

Photo: lorrin sell | photographer of wild things
I’m all for a good self-improvement resolution. I may not always stick to them, but I love having goals for myself. This year, as I sit with my bored children over Christmas…

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Bel and Bunna’s Books is Lafayette’s New Literary Wonderland for Children

At this whimsical new bookstore in the East Bay, kids can discover their inner bookworm through listening, learning, playing and, of course, reading.

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Dear Mama of the Extremely Wakeful Baby

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I know you are tired. Scrap that, I know you are weary to your very core, but can I tell you something? You are one hell of a mum. 
I know you dream of the time you get…

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