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Make a List, Check It Twice: Zulily Drops Top Toys for 2021

A version of a classic toy takes the top spot!

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Beep Beep! Little Tikes Now Has a Floating Cozy Coupe

The iconic toy car is ready for a swim.

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FUNBOY Makes Baby Floats & Your Kiddos Never Looked So Cool

We’re gonna need that private jet one in an adult size.

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Here Are the “Dirty Dozen” Fruits & Veggies for 2021

Before you make your next grocery run, read this.

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Les Déglingos

Cuddle up with a Wacky New Plush from Les Déglingos

These beloved creatures are made from soft corduroy fabric.

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My First Model Y

Radio Flyer Partners with Tesla to Launch My First Model Y Children’s Ride-On

The car is designed for kids ages one and a half to four years old.

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Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Real Moms

Rather than make resolutions you surely won’t keep, why not make a list of goals that you are positively going to accomplish? Bragging rights totally optional.

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Check Out the Chic & Compact Bugaboo Bee 5 Stroller

There’s something new buzzing around from Bugaboo! It’s small but mighty, and it’s a no-brainer for on-the-go city families.

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Post-Vacation Withdrawals

Photo: Kathee Nguyen
I love to vacation and I love to get away, but if anyone tells you that flying across the country (and I mean from the very west coast to the very east coast) toddler in tow, in…

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5 Things to Expect When You Introduce Veggies to Your Baby

A list of things you may not have thought to expect when you feed your baby vegetables for the first time.

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These Fantasy Strollers Spaceship Strollers Are Out of This World

Your little Jedi can ride in some serious sci-fi style in these new strollers.

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Protected: Be Inspired by Bugaboo’s Latest: The Lynx Stroller

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Toyota Recalls 2.4 Million Prius Vehicles Due to Stall Risk While Driving

These vehicles could come to a sudden stop, even when driving at high speeds.

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Why Moms Feel All the Emotions—& That’s Okay

It’s almost midnight and I think I’ve cried at least three times today. The first time was this morning, up bright and early at the pediatrician’s office. I’d made an appointment the night before when my daughter was up coughing…

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Avoid Romaine Lettuce for Now, Warns Consumer Reports

You might want to rethink that salad for the moment.

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10 Drive-Thrus Every Parent Wishes Were Real

Today is National Drive-Thru Day and we think moms and dads will agree that drive-thru options like these would change parenting permanently.

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Parenting a Teenage Boy Taught Me to Speak Less, Listen More

Photo: Elijah Henderson
My latest mission, along with mindfulness (when I can remember) is positive self-reflection. Particularly in the parenting department. I have decided that rather than laying my head on the pillow each night with thoughts of  ‘well that…

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RECALL: Dodge Minivans Recalled Due to Faulty Airbags

If you own a Dodge minivan sold from 20011-2012, you need to know about this latest recall.

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I Wanted a Daughter, But I Needed a Son

Before this woman became a mother she made a grave mistake. Have you experienced the same?

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10 Top Jogging Strollers for Running with Baby

A jogging stroller is your key to making fitness fun – and possible – with baby in tow. Whether you’re a serious runner or a mom who only wants to buy one stroller period, you’ll find a jogger for you here.

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Tricycle Riding Tips!

Riding a tricycle is a complicated skill that requires strength, balance, coordination, motor planning and body awareness. There are many components to the act of tricycle riding, including climbing on and off, initiation of movement, fluid forward motion, pedaling and…

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An Autumn Rite of Passage: Spawning Salmon on the Columbia River

In Portland, it’s an autumn rite of passage to watch these finned-heroes hammer their way upriver from the sea. As you’d imagine, it’s quite a show and we have the insider guide on how to view all the action from behind glass, yet very much inside the Columbia River.

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Learn How to Sail a Boat in Seattle

As summer lingers, September might be the best month of all to be out on the water, and nowhere is better than Seattle for beginner sailors to get under way. Around here, there are so many sailboat rental options, it’s…

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Your Guide to Balance Bike Rides

It’s the classic big-ticket item under the tree. And no, we’re not talking about a Playstation/Xbox/Wii—we mean a bike! And the hottest bikes for tots in the 2-5 range are balance bikes – the bikes without pedals that you see…

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