Find the Perfect Tree at These U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms in Boston

Blue Spruce, Fraser Fir and all the favorites are waiting to come home with you!

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Why I’m Celebrating My Kid’s Poo Today

And, here’s why you should, too.

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Science Explains Why Washing Dishes Is Actually Good for Your Brain

This is why you should look forward to a little dish scrubbing.

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I’ll Always Want a Real Christmas Tree—Here’s Why


It all started when I was 10-years old. My parents gathered my brother, sister and I into the family van and we drove to the only farm in our Southern California town: a Christmas tree farm.
It was love…

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: March 2, 2018

‘Twas an amazing week of parenting tweets that had us in stitches.

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Why You Need to Stop Asking If My Daughters Are Sisters

“Are they sisters?”

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That question comes up more often than you’d think for adoptive parents, especially when the family has two dads like ours.
It’s almost like people feel the license to ask probing questions…

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The Nose Knows: 10 Sensory Smell Play for Littles

Celebrate National Fragrance Day by playing a simple smell game with the kids.

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Mani Power: The Best Kid-Friendly Nail Salons Around D.C.

Need a self-care day (or an hour)? Check out these hand and feet pampering salons that are both grown-up- and kid-friendly.

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Kristen Bell is the Woman in All of Us

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There is literally nothing unlikable about Kristen Bell. Go ahead and try to dig something up on her…I dare you. Here are some of the many reasons why we moms adore Kristen Bell.


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Hair Today: How to Combat Static Cling

Winter time means bundling up, and that means static cling. Here’s a few ways to help reduce that clinging feeling.

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Keepin’ the South in Our Mouth and the Humbleness in Our Hearts

“Well bless her heart” is something you do not hear often in the west. When I use to work retail out in San Leandro, California, I would get the sentence “You must be from the south” all the time. I…

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They Grow So Fast: What To Do With Baby’s Outgrown Clothing

Before you know it your little bean will outgrow one size and fill out the next. Keep up with the ever-changing wardrobe, by storing, donating and selling as he grows. Here’s how to do it simply.

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5 Garlic Recipes That Use Chicken (Errr…Chicken Recipes That Use Garlic)

Make sure those mints are handy and give garlic a shot with these recipes, which are all packed with flavor thanks to a few cloves of the good stuff.

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Nosey Facts About Smell Your Kids Will Love

These 10 fun facts about smell will surprise you.

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10 Top Tips for Road Trips with Babies

Ready or not, it’s time for Baby’s first road trip. Don’t put the car in drive until you read our 10 tips to making a long drive with a little passenger doable.

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Best Lotions & Potions for Baby’s Bath

Getting a squirmy baby squeaky clean is no small task. Rub-a-dub those pudgy cheeks and cute toes with our favorite shampoos, conditioners, balms and body washes.

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Homemade Crockpot Apple Cider

Pop some apples and spices in the slow cooker in the morning, and by the time you get home from work, the whole house will be smelling like heaven.

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A Rain or Shine Must-See This Spring

Portland is known as the city of roses. Those gorgeous, thorny, sweet smelling flowers thrive here, are festival-worthy and give us joy for months. But did you know that other blooms flourish here in the Pacific Northwest, too? We live…

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Cook It Yourself: Korean BBQ Restaurants for Los Angeles Kids

Kids love to get hands on with their food. They also love to make a mess. If you’re like most parents, you want to encourage culinary creativity, but you’d like to minimize the potential for kitchen disaster. So, if your…

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The Original Children’s Shop Hair Salon

Snippety Crickets!
The Original Children’s Shop’s recently re-launched its haircut studio (at the back of the clothing store), In the able hands of either of the two stylist kids can get anything but a bowl cut or crooked bangs. For…

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Goodbye Boogie Blues

Junior has got you beat in the booger wars. Every time you attempt to attack the crusty mess on his face, he’s gone like the wind. See, he doesn’t like how it feels when you rub his tender nose with…

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