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IVF: The Second Time Around

There was such a relief in starting this process again since it worked for us the first time. Unfortunately that is not where our struggle with fertility ends.

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3 Family Road Trip Hacks Every Family Needs

“Life cannot be scripted, and things will not always go as planned but these 3 hacks will help you and your family prepare for an epically fun road trip.”

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I Had to Grow up Faster Than I Ever Imagined

“While my friends were out living their best lives, my life suddenly felt like I was parachuted into the middle of a dark jungle, expected to walk down a path I’ve never seen before. With no directions, no map, no flashlight, and definitely no tour guide.”

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My Daughter Saved Me in the Most Unexpected Way

“The script in my mind, for most of my life, was that by watching my daughter with my husband, I was going to heal vicariously through them and their love. That’s not reality. And, none of that happened.”

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These 6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published & For the Best Reason

The announcement was made on Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

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Are You Going through the Motions or Living Your Life?

“At some point, I lost a bit of myself along the way of raising my children. I let go of my passions and only focused on what made my children happy. And the funny thing is, I didn’t even know it.”

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Making It through 2020 with a Whole Lotta Grace (& Acceptance)

“I think we can all benefit from calling it the dumpster fire that it’s been. And giving ourselves a whole lotta grace for, however, we’re making it through.”

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What’s the Right Age to Stop Reading Bedtime Stories? The Answer Might Surprise You

There’s no denying the bedtime story is a powerful ritual, but when do most parents stop reading to their children?

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Why I Think We Should Go Back to Simpler Times

It might surprise most people to know that through most of human history we were hunter-gatherers. For tens of thousands of years we travelled in small bands of “Sapiens,” foraging for our food.
In fact, it wasn’t until the “Agricultural…

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Can Wearing a Mask Empower Your Child?

“Children love feeling that they are part of a solution; it appeals to their natural instincts for optimism and altruism while helping to reduce their anxiety.”

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Big Changes Are Coming to Walt Disney World: Here’s What You Need to Know

Disney has made some drastic changes to keep park goers safe.

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My Baby Has a Day & Night Personality

“During the day, she’s nearly a person. She makes yummy noises when she eats people food and can clap her hands and crawl and stand up and pet (grab) the kitty. But at night, The Creature emerges. I’m not saying The Creature is bad, it’s just, not quite the same as the daytime version of my baby.”

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Thank You, Boobs

“I sobbed. I blubbered. I was breathless, unable to utter a sentence. My husband insisted on video chatting with me from work. He praised me for being strong but I was going to miss spending time with that sweet little baby, who always held my hand as he fed.”

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Disney’s Bedtime Hotline Returns for Third Year

Bedtime is about to get more magical.

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Target Inclusion

Toddler Looking at Target Ad Featuring Boy in Wheelchair Shows the Importance of Inclusion

Oliver stopped in his tracks when he saw an ad featuring a boy in a wheelchair just like him.

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Idina Menzel Wows with 9 Fellow Elsas at Academy Awards

There were plenty of stunning performances at the 92nd Academy Awards, but Idina Menzel’s “Into the Unknown” was a complete showstopper. What started out as subdued rendition with Menzel and Norwegian singer, AURORA quickly become an ensemble production that would…

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Aerie Releases New Abilitee Adaptive Clothing Accessories

The brand is creating adaptive apparel for people with disabilities & medical needs.

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5 Genius Parenting Hacks That Will Change Your Life

These five tried-and-true methods for stopping questionable or bad behavior in its tracks are clever, respectful and really do work.

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The Importance of Creating a Safe Space at Home

“As a teenager, I didn’t have a lot of safe places in my life. As an adult, I understand how important it is to create a safe place for our kids and for ourselves to discover new things without being manipulated by the preferences of others.”

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Hilary Duff Trying to Help Her Son with Second Grade Math Is All of Us

The celeb mama took to social media to share the perils that are helping your kiddos with homework.

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This Toddler’s Reaction to Bruce Banner Hulking Out is Everything

Get ready to giggle as you watch what happens when a two-year-old sees a mild-mannered man transform into this Marvel superhero.

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4 Steps to Emerge from “Mommy Rut”

“That’s when I woke up and realized that I was in the midst of “Mommy Rut,” even in my 30-something years.” Find out how to deal.

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Recall Alert: General Motors Is Recalling More Than 3.4 Million Trucks and SUVs

Find out if your vehicle is part of this massive recall.

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What’s Cocooning & Why Are Parents Doing It?

These babies have a no visitors policy.

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20+ Funny Tweets About Traveling with Kids

Road trips, bathroom breaks, avoiding gift shops…these are the staples of the American Family Summer Vacation.

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This Toddler Took an Accidental Trip on an Airport Conveyor Belt

All it took was a split second for this two-year-old to ride away with the luggage.

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Disneyland’s New Marvel-Themed Land Is Closer Than You Think

Get ready for a “super” new experience at the Disney Resort.

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Smart Ways to Stop Bad Habits Before They Get Out of Hand

Habits are hard to break and they can be good or bad.  Leading by example is one of the best ways to teach children.

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