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5 Tips for Taking Family Trips Safely amid the Pandemic

In addition to following local and national health guidelines, check out these savvy, COVID-based travel tips before you start your next family vacation.

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30 Things You Can Still Check Off Your Summer Bucket List

There’s still time to create a DIY water park and enjoy twilight games.

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Top 10 Reasons Moms Don’t Sleep on Long Haul Flights

Think that flight is going to be a chance to relax? Think again. Here’s why Moms can’t catch a break, even on long haul flights.

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Here’s Why Regular Bedtimes Are So Important, According to Science

It’s not just about enjoying that mom-time once the kiddos drift off to dreamland.

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NYE, New Years Eve, 2021, Happy New Year

15 Easy Ideas to Help You Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Home

Throw a bash for your petite party people that won’t have them bleary-eyed on New Year’s Day in 10 … 9 … 8.

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The USPS Letters to Santa Program You Need to Know About

It’s the time to let your littles write out their wishlists. This program will guarantee they’ll get a letter back from Ol’ St. Nick himself.

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I Know Why You Are Exhausted

“You pour your coffee every morning knowing you’ll probably never get to finish it without microwaving it five times.”

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A Very Rare Harvest Moon Will Hit the Skies on Friday the 13th

You’ll be over the moon for this night time view.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: May 24, 2019

Rolling into the weekend with a new batch of hilarious tweets.

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Every Adorable Celebrity Baby Born This Year (So Far)

These celeb babies are stars in the making.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: Nov. 2, 2018

Tweet, tweet! Twitter parents are at it again with hilarious musings.

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When Does “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” Halloween Special Air?

You’ll only have two chances to catch this Halloween classic for free.

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Should Kids Have to Sign a Contract with Their Parents to Play Video Games?

The world’s largest video game maker says digital contracts will hold parents and kids accountable to each other.

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Is Your Child or Teen a Perfectionist? Here’s What Parents Can Do

As a child and adolescent psychotherapist, I see this all the time in my work.

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A Letter to My Husband

“Our journey through IVF has been emotional. I hope your heart is fuller now being called a father.”

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7 Things Families Must Do to Rock Back-to-School Season

After three months of fun in the sun, it’s time to grab backpacks, go supply-shopping and round up your children, because it’s time to go back to school! This can be a chaotic time for a lot of parents, making…

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3 Tips I Learned to Help Your Baby Sleep Better This Summer (So You Can Too)

Look, I love me some summer.  But when you’ve got a little one who already doesn’t sleep through the night, it can feel like Summer is playing an evil trick on you.  

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Study Shows Your Brain Eats Itself When It’s Tired, Which Frankly Explains a Lot

You won’t want to skimp on sleep after reading the findings from this latest study.

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Let Them Get Bored! (& Other Ways to Avoid This Summer Slippery Slope)

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As we head into summer, it can be helpful to set clear expectations for our kids, in order to avoid challenges and ensure that everyone in the family has fun. The summer months tend to create a relaxed…

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Why I’m Saying Yes To Sleepovers This Summer!

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Sleepovers, one word that elicits that look from moms of all walks of life. That look of dread, that look of defeat, that look of annoyance, that look of horror. One word that makes Moms from all…

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14 Things I Want My Daughters to Know

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I know it seems like middle school is a long way off for my girls. They’re 8 and 9 right now, and my oldest is just finishing up 3rd grade. But she’s always been early with everything,…

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What Your 3-Year-Old *Really* Wants You to Know

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It’s well established in the parenting world and in humanity as whole that no two people are exactly the same. This is no different with small children and obviously rings true when talking about parents as well.…

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I Fed My Kids Pop-Tarts For Lunch: 11 Other Ways I Was an Okay Mom Today

I hate to disappoint you, but I’m not super mom every day of the week. Sure, I totally am at least two days a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays usually) <—insert sarcasm. Monday’s are the worst for me, though. I always…

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Why I’m The Dumbest Mom Ever (According to my Kids)

Have you ever felt really dumb when doing something with your kids? Have they ever asked you a question that you didn’t know the answer to or made up an answer to? I’m guess just about every one of us…

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28 Absolutely Free (and Awesome) Things to Do This Summer

Family trips to the beach, amusement park rides and summer camp can quickly take a toll on your wallet, so we rounded up more than two dozen activities that will fill your days with fun for free!

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Successful Toddler Party, ish.

Hosting a toddlers birthday party should be a breeze right?
Cake, toys, music, beige party food and bubbles – done *drops mic, walks back to the land where awesome parents exist*

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10 Truths About Babies That Can’t Be Denied

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Imagine holding a job that was insanely stressful and involved crazy hours for no pay. And you worked for an extremely demanding boss who routinely ordered you to perform disgusting tasks, like wiping their butt. 
That’s parenthood for you,…

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Today Is Shooting Star Day

 

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Today Is Shooting Star Day

Look up!

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Create your own shooting star that’ll make your day even brighter. Bonus: the project requires only five supplies, which you probably already have at home!

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Chart a course to…

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It’s Back! A Christmas Story You Gotta See

If visions of Red Ryder BB guns, Bumpass hounds, and leg lamps glowing in the window dance through your Christmas dreams, then we’ve got the inside scoop on a ticket your whole fam will love.

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