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Get Your Next Page Turner from These Independent Bookshops

Put away the iPad and peruse your local independent bookstore instead. With toy bins, story times and author meet-and-greets, they beat the internet for igniting little imaginations!

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Motherhood: How to Survive the First 3 Months

“Be like water” and other helpful advice I wish I’d known when I first became a Mom.

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Breastfeeding Must-Haves All Nursing Moms Need

If you choose to breastfeed, you need these tips and awesome tools to make nursing more comfortable for you and baby.

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18 Stain Removal Hacks You Need to Know About

From red wine to paint to mystery-grease, we polled our Red Tricycle editors for their top stain-removing tips.

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14 Must-Try Travel Hacks for Trips with Babies

Before you travel, check out these parent-approved hacks for making your getaway easier.

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25 Innovative Baby Bottles for 2021

Looking for a baby bottle for your registry, or for a child who no longer likes theirs? Here are all the latest and greatest!

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15 Women-Owned Businesses Seattle Parents Need to Know

When it comes to innovative ideas, practical products and community-minded missions, these local businesses are crushing it.

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4 Reasons Why This Travel System Is What Every Parent Needs ASAP

The Tayla Travel System by Maxi-Cosi is a total game-changer. This stroller and award-winning car seat super-duo are innovative to the max, offering versatility and flexibility when you’re on the move and giving parents the extra hand they so desperately need.

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What I Did on That Horrible Parenting Day (When Poop Flew Everywhere!)

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All I want is a cup of coffee. Hot, dark coffee to start the day. But the baby is crying, the toddler is whining and, even though I’m doing my best, I still I can’t seem to make…

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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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Dear Potential Future Parents, Here are the Pros & Cons of Having Kids

“I always wanted to have kids, I always dreamed of being a mother and having a family one day, but the reality versus the vision of motherhood and family life are so drastically different it is kind of comical.”

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What’s Up, Doc? Your Guide to Well-Baby Doctor Visits During Baby’s First Year

Find out what to bring and what to expect at your well-baby visits with your pediatrician.

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22 Everyday Victories New Moms Should Celebrate

Give yourself a high-five for all these parenting wins. They (and you!) are worth celebrating.

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These Are the Questions to Ask Your Pediatrician on Your Newborn’s First Visit

Not sure what to ask the doctor at your newborn’s first visit? With this list, now you do!

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7 Practical Tips to Deal with Baby Spit-Up

“Baby spit-ups, and the associated mess, while not being totally avoidable, can be managed with ease with these tips.”

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9 Tips for a Successful First Birthday Party

“One thing I’ve learned from working in the event industry is that most guests will never notice all of the things that ‘went wrong’ at an event. If something is causing you stress, leave it out.”

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10 Things Every Mom Learns in Baby’s First Year 

Funny, sweet, relatable and all too true. Here’s what moms learn during year one.

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Hang in There: 25 Things New Moms Need to Hear

We’re with you, mama! These encouraging words of wisdom will help a new mom (or any mom!) get through the day.

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How I Finally Found a Way to Enjoy Mother’s Day

“For years I’ve secretly hated Mother’s Day. Over time I’ve held high expectations that turned to high hopes and then into dread.”

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Who Are You Going to Be One Day?

When I hold those once baby cheeks in my hands I still wonder, “Who might you become one day?” And though I know him better than I did eighteen years ago, saying goodbye, as he heads out to discover that answer, is going to be my toughest challenge yet.

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Newborn Must-Haves You’ll Need in the First Weeks

Stock up on these basics before your baby arrives and you’ll be covered for the first few weeks.

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Mom Guilt. From One Full-Time Working Mom to Another

“Because I understand that sometimes you show up to work looking like you were attacked by a flock of geese because the kids couldn’t find their shoes, you gave someone the wrong color bowl and then forgot to take Sleepy Bear to the babysitter.”

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And Now for the Cutest Celebrity Holiday Cards of 2019

This year’s celebrity holiday greetings did not disappoint! 

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Lauren Conrad’s Family Christmas Card Is Pure Joy

Conrad’s card features her brand-new baby Charlie!

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7 Gifts for Moms Who Are Frequent Travelers

From a t-shirt that refuses to quit to a pair of ballet flats you can run in, these are 2019’s top travel goods for moms.

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10 Things Every Stay-at-Home Mom Needs to Hear

It’s a job that requires unending patience and fortitude, so we came up with a few words of encouragement.

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10 Dirty Truths For New And Expectant Parents

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Dear Confessional,
What’s grosser than gross? Gross: Cleaning a dirty diaper of brown slime that managed to slide up and all around your sweet baby’s back and stomach, and all over the changing table. Grosser: Once you finally…

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10 Ways for New Moms to Feel Like Themselves Again

Feeling a little lost post-baby? Reconnect with your old self while rockin’ it as a new mama with these tips.

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One Day We Will Give Our Kids the World

“I was determined to see this family travel challenge through, if not to prove the naysayers wrong, to prove myself right.”

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Why My “Lived-In” Home Vibe Is My New Mom Aesthetic

“I don’t think I want to spend my time stressing over decor when I’m already anxious enough about the responsibilities of motherhood.”

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9 Smart Strategies for Decorating a Nursery

Want a Pinterest-worthy room for baby? It’s not as hard as you think!

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15 Things to Skip on Your Baby Registry

Overwhelmed by your baby registry. Breathe and check this list to see what you can leave off, or leave for later.

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My 10-Piece Mom Uniform Slays Every Day

“Some people wear signature lipstick and power suits. I wear Aquaphor and H&M t-shirts.”

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Serena Williams & Other Moms Share Parenting Moments with #ThisMama

The #ThisMama hashtag is everywhere thanks to Serena Williams.

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