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Printable Lunchbox Jokes to Brighten Your Student’s Day

Why didn’t the fish go on vacation? You’ll have to click to find out!

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Here’s the Real Reason Costco Checks Your Receipts Before You Leave

It’s not about catching would-be shoplifters in the act, either.

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11 Amazing Dollar Store Organization Hacks

Get through all those piles and curb the every day clutter with these clever (and cheap) ideas.

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10 Signs You Are a Working Mom Virtually Schooling Kids during a Global Pandemic

We are all in the same boat, or at the very least, can relate to numbers 7 & 10.

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Why We Share Our Journey

“Do you know how much preparation (both physically and emotionally) and courage it takes for some of us to just take our kids out of the house because we know the stares and judgment we’ll get just for being different?”

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To My Son, on Your 18th Birthday

“Out of all the little boys in the world, how did I get the very best one?”

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Why Parenting a Three-Year-Old Is So Hard

“They will yell at you for giving them the wrong color cup. Without ever telling you what color cup they wanted in the first place.”

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20 Empowering Things to Say to Your Daughter Every Day

You want to tell your daughter what she really needs to hear. Here are our favorite ways to do it.

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You Are Forever Loved

“Your giggle is imprinted on my soul.”

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30 Phrases That Will Change a Kid’s Day (for the Better)

We know that positive words for kids will go a long way in helping boost their confidence and making their lives a happier place.

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Make Family Photos Less Painful with These 5 Tips

“To make your family photography experience enjoyable right from the beginning, here are useful tips to keep in mind as you prepare for your session.”

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The Unexpected Way My Hope for the Future Changed

“I still won’t know what the future holds but, because of you, I will have hope.”

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10 Easy Random Acts of Kindness to Do with Your Kids

“Engaging children in performing kind acts build up their ability to show compassion for others and helps create healthy, supportive communities where they can live and grow.”

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35 Hilariously Sweet Valentine’s Jokes for Kids

Looking for a few laughs this Valentine’s Day (or maybe a cute joke to put in their lunch)? These silly little jokes should do just the trick.

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How Self Love Got Me through High School

“This girl, as miserable as she was, woke up each day, maybe a bit shaky and not as strong as she hoped to be, and placed one foot in front of the other, saying a silent prayer for this day to move along and to find some joy.”

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Turn MLK Day from a “Day Off” into a “Day On”

“There are so many small, actionable ways that you can turn an ordinary day off from school or work into a meaningful day ‘on’ in service of others and the greater good.”

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Who Needs Chocolate When You Have This NEW Disney + Goldfish Treat?

These snack packs are the perfect Valentine’s Day treat.

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Highway Delivery!

“Being first-time parents, we knew it was going to be a long labor…but also as first-time parents, you don’t know what you don’t know.”

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The Cutest Snowman-Inspired Snacks (Sweet & Savory)

Even if the weather outside is not all that frightful you can still bring the flurries in with these too-cute snowman snacks.

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7 Quick Tips to Help You Shift to a Positive Perspective

“Imagine the possibilities and potential we could bring to light just by keeping our eyes and hearts focused on the positivity surrounding us.”

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How to Take Photos of Your Kid Like a Professional

If you truly are feeling BLAH about appearing on camera, you can still take a beautiful close-up of your kids to use on the card!

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What’s Kitchen Table Kindness & 10 Ways You Can Practice It

“If we are going to be stuck indoors together—and it is increasingly likely that this will happen to many Americans—perhaps we can use this time to spread joy and kindness.”

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How I Feel about Sending My Child Off to College

Since you asked, here’s how I really feel about sending my oldest child away to college this fall.

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Dear Younger, Wide-Eyed Me: Welcome to Parenthood

Photo: Jennifer Lightner
We have a photo wall in my house of black and white pictures from different important stages of our lives. I love the pictures, I love how the wall looks, and I stare at it often. Sometimes…

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Mama Cozzi's Pizza Kitchen Halloween Pumpkin Shaped Pizza

Oh My Gourd! ALDI Is Selling a Pumpkin Shaped Pizza

It’s the perfect Halloween night dinner!

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This Amazing Collaboration Makes Taking Family Photos a Breeze

When it comes to the holiday season, one thing never changes—stressing over family photos for the annual holiday card.

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Creepy-Cool Luminaries to Make This Halloween

Here are 9 glow-rious projects to help you light up the night.

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All I Want Right Now Is a Door with a Lock

“All my morning preparation is designed to stave off interruption later because once school starts, then it will be my time. I will have earned it. By then I will have spent two hours pretending to care about zombies, Creepers, and Endermen. When the computer chimes at 8:30, it will be my time. Except it never is.”

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LOL: 27 Silly Jokes for Seattle Kids

Tickle your tot’s funny bone with silly jokes Seattle kids (and parents) will totally get.

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How to Teach Children Compassion

“By choosing to parent with presence and consciousness you are providing an opportunity for your child to learn to be a conscious individual. You are providing a framework for healthy, ecologically responsible, spiritually connected living.”

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