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Boo! Freeform’s “31 Nights of Halloween” Schedule Is Hauntingly Good

Get ready for a month-long marathon of your favorite spooky movies!

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Sticking with Tradition: Classic Baby Names for Boys & Girls

Do you know the most popular name for boys and girls?

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A Hack to Foster Your Child’s Self-Awareness & Build Their Resilience

Our job as parents is to help our kids learn to reflect on their experiences, not just have an experience.

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100 Easy Ways to Be Kinder, Starting Now

Foster your child’s innate compassion and make the world better with easy little things you can do any day of the week.

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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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That One Night

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We spend most of our children’s lives telling them not to take anything from strangers and definitely do not go to their homes. Except once a year when it becomes totally okay to do those two…

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Ah, Unwanted Advice

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Ah unwanted but good intentioned advice, the bane of every parents’ existence. From the family member who lets you know that in her day children were much better behaved than they are now to the random…

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This CA Park Denies Bigfoot Sighting & Sasquatches Our Dreams

Breaking news: the town of Eureka doesn’t have a Bigfoot. The Northern California town just issued a statement to inform visitors and residents that despite news websites distributing photos of a “primate-like” form in the 70-acre public preserve that is…

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Hey Moms, You Do Not Have to Enjoy Every Moment

“You can love it and hate it, you can not wait to get out of the toddler phase, and miss it when it’s gone, you can want to kill your kids and love them so much that you would die for them. You can feel all of these feelings and it’s all okay.”

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Why There’s No Such Thing as Magic Words

“When the magic words don’t work—when the child is asking for something the parent is unable or unwilling to give—little Evan or Marguerite is disappointed, even upset to the point of melt-down.”

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6 Toddler Milestones to Get Excited About

Toddler milestones are no less exciting than baby’s first smile and tooth. Here are 6 biggies to celebrate!

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Study Shows Babies Know When They Are Being Imitated & Like It

Imitation has a positive effect on interaction.

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Make Magic with Your Very Own Fairy Garden

Even if you can’t break ground on a big outdoor space, you can celebrate the beauty of spring by making a magical fairy garden all your own.

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6 Ways Kids Can Celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Day

National Random Act of Kindness Day is a great opportunity to show kids all the ways they can have fun creating and sharing kindness.

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This 13-Year-Old’s Invention Helps Kids to Feel Better about IVs

Ella Casano’s Medi Teddy bags take come of the fear out of IVs.

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15 Signs This Is Your Last Baby

When you’re done having kids, moments with your youngest hit you a bit differently. Here are fifteen ways to tell you’re on your last baby.

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Pink Slams Mommy Shamers on Instagram In a Totally Amazing Way

The mama of two clapped back with some thoughts of her own.

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This Popular National Park Just Named Its First Female Chief Ranger in 85 Years

This new chief ranger is a true trail-blazer in every sense.

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3 Ways to Keep Kids Safe Online, So You Don’t Have to Ban the Internet

So that “Momo challenge” thing isn’t real—but the fact that parents need to be watching their kids’ online definitely is.

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“Yummy Mummies” Is Netflix’s Answer to “Real Housewives” (If They Were All Pregnant)

This controversial Aussie reality show you have to see to believe is now on Netflix.

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This Season’s New Holiday Hotness: Sensory-Friendly Santa Meet & Greets

Santa can be overwhelming no matter what, but these events are here to change that.

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Seriously, Who Steals a Crib from a Pregnant Mom? Target Comes to the Rescue

Grinch-iest moment ever? It’s possible. Here’s the whole crazy story.

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This Middle Schooler Left a Note on a Stranger’s Car for the Best Reason

We teach kids to do the right thing—and this 6th grader took that message to heart in the best way.

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Do You Have a Family Code Word? Here’s Why You Might Want One ASAP

This simple tactic may have saved one 10-year-old girl’s life.

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Here’s Why This Mom Let a Stranger Breastfeed Her Baby—While Flying, No Less

This selfless act of kindness is a beautiful example of moms helping out other moms.

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Forget Halloween: Hot Cocoa M&Ms Are a Thing & You Can Only Get Them Here

Before you boil up batches of the steamy, dreamy drink, check out the candy-coated version.

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Can Folks Please Stop Mom-Shaming Kim Kardashian West?

Actually, can we just stop mom-shaming ANY mom, celeb or otherwise?

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Amazon’s New 4-Star Store Has a Little of Everything—But Only the Best

You’ll find nothing but the best at Amazon’s newest store.

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This Disney Pirate Princess Has “Banned” These Disney Princesses for Her Daughter

Some Disney Princesses just aren’t welcome in this Disney star’s house.

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