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School Shootings & the Tipping Point for Teens Who Have Had Enough

Photo: Wokandpics via Pixabay
Teen activists may hold an answer to school shootings.
I say “may” and “an answer” because each shooting is different. There’s no one reason for them.

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There is a common denominator. It’s…

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From the Mom Who Doesn’t Have It All Together

“I hope when I look back at this post a year from now, I can laugh as hard as my neighbor did when I told her this story.”

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How Much Do You Really Know about Kids and Vaping?

Every day in the United States, over 3,000 teens smoke their first cigarette, and over 2,000 of them decide to start smoking daily. As a parent, here’s what you can do to help prevent vaping and more.

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Huge Changes Are Coming for Families Visiting Disneyland, So Plan Now

Planning a trip? You’re going to need to rethink your packing list.

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The AAP Has a New Plan to Combat This Chronic Problem for School-Aged Kids

This school problem can become a health issue that doctors want to prevent.

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Make a New Year’s Un-Resolution & Resolve to Let Yourself Off the Hook

Photo: Brooke Lark via Unsplash
For those of you needing motivation, a kickstart, or a fire under your buttto get out there and “kill it’ in 2019—this post isn’t for you. 
For those of you who are tired and just…

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Breastfeeding Could Lower Risk of Stroke in Moms, Study Shows

Breastfeeding has major health benefits for moms, too.

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This Teen Is Probably the Most Embarrassed Kid in the Country, because Parents

Parents gleefully embarrassing their teenaged children (in good fun) will never not be funny.

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Moms Who Do These 5 Things Are Less Likely to Have Obese Children, Study Finds

You are what you eat—or as it turns out, you are what your mom eats.

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Pot Makes for Better Parenting (Says Marijuana Advocates)

Some advocates believe marijuana can have some tremendous benefits when it comes to parenting.

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If You Use a Car Seat Mirror You’ll Want to Watch This Video ASAP

A popular car seat accessory could pose a hidden danger.

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Take a Trip through the Looking Glass for Mad Hatter Day

LA gets curiouser and curiouser by the day! Go down the rabbit hole and discover ways to celebrate Mad Hatter Day that will leave you grinning like the Cheshire Cat.

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Imagination Rules in This Whimsical Wonderland of a Playroom

Original article by Mary Jo Bowling on Houzz

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When Mollie Openshaw was a little girl growing up in Washington and Utah, she dreamed about being a fairy, and imagined what the world would be like…

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Call a Babysitter: A Super Mario-Themed Pop-Up Bar Just Opened Up

Drinks + Super Mario?! It’s not appropriate for your kids, but we felt a burning desire to share it for the child inside us all. A new adults-only Nintendo dream world guarantees to make nights out with the spouse more…

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Study Shows Food Allergies in Kids are Linked to Secondhand Smoke

photo: Jose Rocco via Flickr
In case you needed yet another reason to avoid smoking, researchers have found a connection between parents who smoke and childhood food allergies.
Secondhand smoke has already been proven to cause asthma in kids whose…

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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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Momolutions

Tis the season. I’m not talking about elves on shelves, the crazy rush from a last-minute trip to Target, or the buzz from spiked eggnog.  I’m talking about the seasonally mandated look back/look ahead we all know and love as momolutions:…

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Expand Your Baby’s Palate With The Little Foodie Club

The best delivery since your delivery: tasty food you didn’t make that turns baby into a foodie!

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And when exactly do you want me to play with my kid?!

Face it: as moms, we feel the pressure of doing it all. Whether or not we work outside the home, we still try to pour 36 hours worth of responsibilities into a 24 hour day. And now we have to…

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11 Things to do in the First Trimester

Now that you’re pregnant, it’s time for some new born preparation! It can be overwhelming, so here’s a list of the essential tasks that will help keep you and your unborn child happy and healthy.

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3 Step Chicken Marsala

We found a simple and healthy recipe from Kokocooks that will satisfy your busy life and your family’s hunger pains.

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The Seattle Community Posting Board is Here!

“I saw your nanny smoking.” 
“I think my husband is having an affair!”
“Want to buy my Bugaboo?”
“Know a great family rental in Hawaii?”
Whether your interest in community forums runs voyeuristic, practical, or social, the Red Tricycle message…

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The San Francisco Community Message Board is Here!

“I saw your nanny smoking.” 
“I think my husband is having an affair!”
“Want to buy my Bugaboo?”
“Know a great family rental in Hawaii?”
Whether your interest in community forums runs voyeuristic, practical, or social, the Red Tricycle message…

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Announcing The New Red Tricycle Community Message Boards

“I saw your nanny smoking.”
“I think my husband is having an affair!”
“Want to buy my Bugaboo?”
“Know a great family rental in Hawaii?”
Whether your interest in community forums runs voyeuristic, practical, or social, the Red Tricycle message…

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The Wild Thing

“I read somewhere that one reason new mothers lack interest in sex is that they feel touched out,” shares Seattle-based Heidi Raykeil, a.k.a. the Naughty Mommy, in her brand new book, Confessions of a Naughty Mommy (Seal Press, 2006). In…

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