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Study Finds *This* Could Be the Secret to Happiness

The majority of families are healthier and happier after a road trip.

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Sam’s Club Just Dropped a Christmas Wine Advent Calendar

The bottles are large enough for you and a friend to share.

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5 No-Fail Ideas to Help Create a Strong Relationship (Even during a Pandemic)

“A relationship that survives the stress brought on by a global pandemic is good, but a relationship that thrives despite the stressors of this time is even better.”

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How to Enjoy This Valentine’s Day As a New Mother

Here are one seasoned mom’s sanity-saving tips for all you nursing (and soon-to-be nursing) mothers out there.

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5 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Health Goals Stick All Winter Long

Photo: Matthew Henry via Burst
Winter is a hard time to stay fit for anyone. New Year’s resolutions usually last until February and then motivation runs out. Not only is it cold out and gets dark early, but we are wearing…

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The 5 Most Important Things Every New Mom Should Know

Women need to build each other up and share some love along this journey called motherhood. When a woman becomes a mom, she needs support even more than she did the day before. Today’s society lends itself to self-judging and…

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What to Do When Shift Happens

Everyone has gone through something that has changed them in a way that they could never go back to the person they were. For me, this identity shift came through motherhood. It turned my world upside down and left me…

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10 Things All Couples Should Do Every Month

Got #relationshipgoals? Here are 10 ways to strengthen your bond with your partner.

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Sitter Time! 8 Adventurous Dates to Book This Month

Snag a sitter and try one of these eight thrilling date night adventures this month.

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The MOST Binge-Watched Netflix Shows of 2017 Are…

These shows were the most popular on Netflix this year.

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Soccer Dad? David Beckham Coaches His Adorable Daughter

He’s a major celeb and a top soccer player, but he’s also just like every other daddy.

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This Wife Made the Best Shopping List Ever. Seriously.

This woman took her grocery list to a whole new level.

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15 Christmas Concerts to Buy Tickets for Now

From holiday classics to traditional carols, we’ve hand picked the best concerts of the Christmas season for you and your little sugar plums.

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See What This Amazing Husband Did for His Wife After IVF

This husband wanted to thank his wife for being the best mom to their triplets, so he planned this super special surprise for her.

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These 10 Locally Based Apps Make Parenting EASIER

We’ve rounded up 10 game-changing apps that make family life oh, so much easier. And they were all started right here in the Bay!

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This App Will Pay You to Dine Out

As if you needed another reason for date night.

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A Letter To My Soon-to-Be Husband, The Step-Father of My Son

I’m sitting here with my maid of honor as we are going over final details. My dress is pristine and my groom is editing his vows for the third time in a week. And as I look at the man…

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Why It’s Important You Show Affection Towards Your Kids

How often do you show your kids affection?

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Why Your Children Need You to be in a Healthy Relationship

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One of the biggest mistakes that some parents can make, in my opinion, is neglecting their relationship. When children come into the mix, so many of us put our relationship on the backburner, thinking it’s in the best…

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75 Year Study Unlocks the Secret to Living a Happy Life

photo: Iselin via Flickr
After decades of diligent research, a 75 year Harvard study that involved over 700 people and generations of researchers has finally found the answer to a fundamental question. What makes people’s lives fulfilling and happy? Despite…

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Sorry Kids, I’m No Betty Crocker

I am a firm believe we are all born with innate skills. Skills that usually flourish over time the more we use them. When I was a kid I always liked making pancakes on the weekend for breakfast and macaroni…

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Why It’s Important to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Your Kids

Photo: Jordan Short
My mother loves Valentine’s Day. In the midwest, February is cold and gloomy with spring still several months away. Valentine’s Day happens at the exact moment when everyone needs a pick me-up in the form of a…

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DIY Valentine Cards That Look Like You Spent A Lot of Time On (But You Didn’t)

Photo: DIYwithOllie
Do you want to be one of those parents who DIYs everything for their child’s class? Do you want to impress your significant other? Do you suck at crafts? Either way, no more sucky store-bought cards for you! These…

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Couples Who Genuinely Deserve Each Other

The saying goes:  There is someone for everyone. After looking at a few of these lovebirds, that saying have never been more true. These couples are doing every one else a favor by taking each other off of the market.…

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This Is Loss

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Remembering the day you found out you were pregnant… Wondering how your life is going to change in 9 months. Excited for the new life growing inside of you. Planning fun ways to tell your significant other/friends/family…

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From CEO to MOM

Photo: Christy Shaterian Photography
Transitioning from work life to mom life has been such a growing experience for me and it is something that I truly believe is not addressed enough. After my last post about ‘Redefining Yourself,” I learned…

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Why Visiting All Summer Was The Best

After my husband graduated from Tuck School Of Business at Dartmouth, we set out to use our summer to visit family. My husband had to start work much earlier than when our noodle starts school. So he, unfortunately, had to…

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How to Have Grown Up Fun Despite a Little Third Wheel

We have ideas for every (kid) age that will allow you to gab, get a drink or simply share some quality QT with your best gal pal while your small fry stays occupied.

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Date Night: 3 Seattle Splurge Worthy Meals

Welcome to our first weekly post from our friends at Seattle Magazine, which keeps readers on the pulse of restaurants, personalities, arts, entertainment and culture that reflect the tapestry of our dynamic landscape. We’ve teamed up for an exciting partnership…

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iPoo

What time did little Eva go down for her nap yesterday? How long did she sleep for? Did Jacob nurse off the right one or the left one last time? How many ounces did he eat? How many hours of…

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