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10 Reasons Why It’s Great to Be an Older Mom

Number 4 is a big financial win, for sure!

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18 Cool Alarm Clocks to Kickstart Your Morning Routine

Make your daily rise and shine routine more fun and less stressful.

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Our Editors Share Their Top Tips for Baby’s First Year

The first twelve months after bringing home baby are a roller-coaster of milestones, mood swings and memories. Every parent who has been there and done that has a lot of could-haves, should-haves, and would-haves from baby’s first year—whether it’s sleep…

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5 Tips To Prepare Them (and You) For the First Day of Child Care

The first day of anything can be anxiety-inducing, no matter your age. Being a young child, fears and “what-ifs” that surround the unknown can be even tougher for them to verbalize and manage. Though it may be tricky to navigate…

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LA’s Newest Game-Changing Coworking Spaces with Childcare

Calling all part-time, freelance and work-at-home moms: This is the solution you’ve been waiting for.

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Sleep Health Is Maternal Health: Why Better Sleep Habits Matter

“You don’t have to hold your exhaustion up as proof of your parenthood or accept sleepless nights. You and your baby deserve a better night’s sleep.”

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8 Tips for Surviving The First 6 Months With Your New Baby

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This morning, I heard my almost seven-month-old baby wake up and hurried upstairs to get her. She looked up, smiled a huge toothy grin and babbled some indistinguishable but happy phrase as she realized it was time to…

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To the Mom Alone in the Dark, I’ll Sit with You

“​​​​​​​If you’re a parent of a special needs child, a new parent, or a lost parent and you find yourself in the dark literally or figuratively, know that I understand you.”

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Advice That Every Mom Needs to Hear (Seriously)

“Some advice that I want us to all start giving each other so that we could all cut ourselves some slack around here!”

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Here’s How to Get Your Kids to Play on Their Own (for Long Stretches!)

“You don’t have to be a trained teacher to help your kids learn to play on their own. Here’s some help to get started!”

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Parentalogic

NOVA and PBS Digital Studios Premiere YouTube Series “Parentalogic”

The series approaches the challenges of raising children with scientific research and humor.

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13 Startups That Are Making Parenting Life Easier

Taking care of kids is no easy feat. That’s why we appreciate any company that creates a shortcut or finds a way to ease the daily grind.

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Just Because Newborns Are Exhausting Doesn’t Mean You Need to Suffer

Normalizing exhaustion with a newborn doesn’t help the parents that are suffering—here are ways to help adjust to life with a non-sleeping baby that will make life easier for everyone.

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26 Cheat Sheets Every Pregnant & New Mama Needs

You have questions about pregnancy and babies? We have answers to common mom questions and issues that will inevitably pop up.

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58 Things Moms Secretly Google

From the hilarious to the “we’ve all been there,” we checked the browser history of moms like you and found this top list of common topics.

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6 Things a Pediatric Sleep Coach Wants You to Know

Want your family to go from sleep-deprived to well-rested and thriving? Here’s how a pediatric sleep coach can help.

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10 Companies with Awesome Parental Leave Perks

There’s a growing number of companies that recognize the need for and the long-term benefits of offering meaningful options and benefits for new parents.

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5 Common Sleep Myths Parents Fall for, Debunked by a Baby Sleep Expert

There are plenty of myths and misconceptions surrounding babies and their sleep habits—here’s the straight truth.

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Family Tales: Childcare Costs & How My Partner and I Divide Responsibilities in the Bay Area

Our new series, Family Tales, is an honest peek into the daily lives of families across the country who are on this crazy ride we call parenthood!

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This Photographer Took On Mommy Shaming In the Best Way

This photo shoot shows the harsh truths about mommy-shaming.

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Meet the First-Ever Baby Monitor to Integrate with Amazon’s Alexa

Much more than a monitor! Find out how this new baby monitor is a game changer.

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Millennials May Be History’s Most Competent Parents. Here’s Why.

Some have called them “generation me”, but as millennials have families they are shifting their attentions — and their identities—to parenting.

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In 2017 millennials make up 90% of all new parents. This generational shift is…

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The New Parenting Class You Need to Check Out

The Parent Collective is here to get you prepped — and introduce you to your new best friends.

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Think You’ve Lost Sleep as a Parent? This Calculator Tells You How Much

This calculator will calculate exactly how many hours of sleep your precious bundles of joy have stolen from you.

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4 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Night Nurse or Postpartum Doula

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When hiring overngiht care, references, background checks and gut feeling are the most important things to check off your list. Because newborns and new parents have very special needs, here are 4 questions you may not have thought to…

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There is a Good Reason I Choose to Have Sleepless Nights

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I have a motherhood confession. There is a child (or two or three) sleeping in my bed more nights than not. With four total, and all of them still relatively young enough to wake up in the middle…

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6 Things This Mom Won’t Do in the New Year (and What I’ll Do Instead)

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The first year of parenting is a doozy—a whirlwind of responding to shrill cries, changing dirty diapers, researching baby sleep, swaddling and unswaddling and reswaddling. At times, I swear I could feel myself unraveling, my nerves fraying…

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3 Step to Sleeping Through the Night

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New parents with little support and on the clock counting down the days of family leave, become rightfully obsessed with Sleeping Through the Night.  Because there are so many options and books and opinions, figuring out how to best help your baby sleep…

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It’s Okay to Change Your Mind: My Real-world Experience with Sleep Training

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Ahhhhh, sleep. This has been such a huge issue for my daughter since birth. She has never been a great sleeper. Things finally started getting better a little over a month ago at 9 months of age.…

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How About Sleep Helping Instead of Sleep Training?

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At Let Mommy Sleep we’ve counseled thousands of parents on sleep; sleep hacks, safe sleep, getting twins to sleep in the same room and of course sleeping through the night.  While we’ve been privileged to teach our…

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It’s Time to Rename “Cry It Out”

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I admit it. “Cry It Out” helped my baby sleep through the night, my husband and I feel like humans again, and our household become a happy place. And even though a new study found no adverse stress responses for…

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Inside Blissful Baby Sleep Coaching with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Blissful Baby Sleep Coaching just won a Totally Awesome Award for Best Parenting Program in Southern California. We recently spoke to Joanna Clark, the founder of Blissful Baby Sleep Coaching, about her experience as a business owner, the best advice…

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Newborn Care Guide: Newborn 101

You survived labor and delivery! Now you’re back at home with this new life and it’s time to hit the ground running. We arrive home and suddenly everything we have read and all the advice we received simply flies out…

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The 5 Friends Every New Mama Needs

As a new mom, these are the friends you need to hold onto.

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8 Local Baby Services You Didn’t Know You Needed

Hey new mamas (and papas)! You’re in luck—the D.C. area has a slew of services to help you weather the storms of babydom. We’ve got the scoop on everything from the best breastfeeding classes and night nurses, to awesome sleep trainers and diaper delivers.

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