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12 Ways to Help Your Kids Master the Morning Routine

One tip? Cut the morning screen-time. Seriously.

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3 Tricks to Help You Stick to Eating Better

“Drop the long list of new resolutions. Focus on simple goals, surround yourself with real and supportive friends, and treat yourself well by eating better.”

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Rice Krispies Treats Homestyle

New Rice Krispies Treats Feature More Marshmallows in Every Bite

Rice Krispies Treats Homestyle are available in original and chocolate flavors.

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Christmas Cookies

America’s Test Kitchen Kids Announces #CookiesFromKids Campaign

They will donate $1 to No Kid Hungry for every photo posted on Instagram using the hashtag.

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How to Make a Handprint Calendar for 2021

Get ready for the new year with a fun and easy calendar craft. We’ve got the step by step instructions right here.

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5 Ways to Reduce Pet Anxiety as We Get Ready to Leave Home Again

“It’s important to know that new routines can be tricky for humans and animals alike, but rest assured that with patience and persistence, you and your pup can get through it together.”

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7 Summer Camp Prep Tips Moms Swear By

Whether it’s your first time sending them to summer camp or you’re a seasoned pro, these tips will help get you ready in time for day one.

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How Parents Step Back & Create Harmony When They’re Feeling Overwhelmed

“Emotional drama can sweep through a family faster than the sniffles kids bring home from school.”

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Children Learn Best from Play When We Set Them Free

Here’s how to build a free-play space of your own at home—and why it’s so important.

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Baked Turkey Meatballs

This week introduce your kids to what will inevitably become their new favorite addition: baked turkey meatballs.

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Your Teen Has Probably Been Cyberbullied. Here’s What Parents Can Do

A new survey by the Pew Research Center found that 59 percent of all teens have been victims of cyberbullying.

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8 Ways to Conquer Your Mornings Like a Boss

Include some of these tips into your daily ritual and we guarantee your morning routine will get easier.

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This Simple Hack Is the Fastest Way to Cool Off Your Car In Summer Heat

Luckily there are some simple steps you can take to beat the heat.

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How to Teach Your Kids to Care for the Earth

Teach your kids to care for the earth with these easy tips.

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This Awesome Organization Makes It Easy to Give Back

If you’re thinking about hosting a coat drive this winter, One Warm Coat can help in a few simple steps.

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Pinterest’s Top Breakfast on the Go Ideas for Those Crazy Mornings

Stress less in the mornings with these quick (and easy) breakfast fixes.

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This List on Preparing for a New Baby Is Hilariously Genius!

This mom blogger recently created this hilariously true list of tips to help soon-to-be mamas understand what their new job really requires.

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UPS Is Raising It’s Fees for the Holidays and Here’s What You Can Do About It

This year’s holiday shopping will be more expensive online, but here’s what you can do to help balance out the raise in prices.

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We See World Travel in Your Future: 5 Steps to Getting Baby’s Passport

Photo: Matt Brubeck
The time has arrived. You received the awesome invitation to a destination wedding, family reunion, or a few friends are taking their kids to a great spot. It’s been a few months since baby was born and…

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Star Light, Star Bright! How to Craft Your Very Own Shooting Star

You encourage your kids to always shoot for the stars. Keep them aiming high with a project that’ll send their imaginations and creativity soaring. With just a handful of supplies we bet you already have at home and five simple…

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Today Is Boat Day

 

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Today Is Boat Day

A hop, skipper and a jump.

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You don’t have to own a catamaran to celebrate boating: follow
these simple steps to make a sail-worthy craft of your own.

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Will it float? Experiment…

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Today Is Dinosaur Day

Today Is Dinosaur Day

It’s going to be a good one.

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First you’ll want to transform your kiddo into a dinosaur!
Check out our video that’ll show you how to make your own dino hat and feet in just…

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How To Be A Mermaid in 5 Easy Steps!

Becoming a mermaid is within the grasp of anyone with an ocean-sized imagination. Use these 5 tips and you’ll be king or queen of the sea in no time.

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Crock Pot Tuscan Chicken & Beans

With a few simple steps (you can open a can, right?) this meal will be ready to go by the time you get home.

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Tech Happy: A Modern Twist on a Timeless Tradition

We have to hand it to our parents who dug through stacks of baby photos and carefully organized them into precious baby books many of us cherish to this very day. But this is the digital age, and we’re not…

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Happy Mom Tip #47: Stick With Your Routine

As a life coach, I’m a huge proponent of personal growth, and growth usually means change. Becoming happier often means re-engineering a bad habit, or starting a healthy new routine (like exercise or meditation). But sometimes the best thing that…

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Happy Mom Tip #48: Memorize Two Lines from a Poem

We often forget that inspiration — along with its cousins elevation and awe — are positive emotions that make us feel more content, joyful and satisfied with our lives. One way to bring more of these positive emotions into our…

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Happy Mom Tip #46: Write a Love Letter

Have you seen the moving five minute video from StoryCorps about Danny and Annie? (If not, your happiness tip is to watch it now.)

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The little love notes that Danny would leave for Annie defined…

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Happy Mom Tip #44: Listen to Your Favorite Songs

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” –Plato

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Loads of research shows that music can uplift and restore the spirit–so much so, in…

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Come On, Get Happy! Tips from Christine Carter, Happiness Expert

Raising Happiness, is a blog authored by Christine Carter, Ph.D., sociologist and happiness expert as well as author of  Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Parents and Happier Kids. She studies the sociology of happiness in children and…

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Win Tickets to see “Science of Happiness” author on November 2nd

Get social and inspired with Speak to Me series’ next event “Science of Happiness” which is a chat with UC Berkeley’s Happiness Expert, and mom to two kids, Christine Carter over a wine  and delicious food on November 2nd .…

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Worth A Read: Half Full: Science for Raising Happy Kids

Berkeley is top of mind for many mommy issues. Most notably, the impeccablyorganized Berkeley Parent’s Network, a compilation of frequently asked questions  – from lice treatment to acupuncture recommendations – from BPN listserv members and the general public.
But there’s…

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