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20 Empowering Things to Say to Your Daughter Every Day

You want to tell your daughter what she really needs to hear. Here are our favorite ways to do it.

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In Search of Alone Time

“In an attempt to find some alone time, I realized that I am blessed to never feel alone, even when one set of footprints, my own, trails behind in the snow.”

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6 Ways to Teach Your Daughter Independence

Your involvement in your daughter’s life will always be beneficial. But if you do too much, or even everything for your daughter, you’re not only robbing her of opportunities to learn life skills but also sending a message that you don’t trust in her abilities.

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Make Kindness the New Varsity Sport

“Let’s make a daily, conscious decision to devote practice hours to be more loving and kind players in the game of life.”

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What Being a Dr. Mom Has Taught Me About Gratitude

Photo: Eli DeFaria via Unsplash
I have the privilege of being a doctor, I have the distinct honor of taking care of people, little (very cute) people to be precise. I don’t take this task lightly but much of what…

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Payless Is Making a Comeback

The leading footwear retailer launched an E-commerce and new store concept.

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The Story Pirates Are Hosting a Virtual Pride Show

The show will feature a cast of incredible LGBTQIA+ Story Pirates.

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These Denver Spots Are Offering Virtual Events for Kids

Art tours, animal visits, dance classes and more. We’ve got you covered!

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Take a PEEP at What’s New This Year for Your Easter Basket

There are seven new PEEPS varities available this year.

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Gerber Baby Search

Could Your Little One Be the Next Gerber Baby?

Submit your baby’s photo and story for a chance at this year’s photo search.

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I Can Be Organized or I Can Raise Little Kids—I Can’t Do Both

If you can have kids under age five and still keep the house clean, I commend you. But I can not. And in all honesty, I’ve stopped trying.

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I Want to Be the Dad My Son Sees in Me

The fact that I’ve made such an impression as a dad, that my son wants to be what I am when he grows up, is humbling. It’s my hope and prayer that I can be the dad that he wants to be someday.

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The World’s First Autism-Certified Waterpark Is Here in the U.S.

Check out this amazing waterpark for your next vacation.

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Success Isn’t Black & White for Kids—It’s a Spectrum

“Perfection doesn’t equal success in my book.”

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NYC Allows Babies to Be Assigned “Gender X” on Birth Certificates & This Is Huge

This new law is a major milestone for the transgender and non-binary community.

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Disneyland Is Making Pretty Huge Changes You’ll Definitely Notice

The Happiest Place on Earth might look a little different the next time you visit.

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I Saw a Meltdown, But I Overlooked Something Far More Important

“I failed to see your fear. I failed to see your anxiety. I failed to see all the signs that you needed me desperately.”

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How Our Children Learn from Our Mistakes (& Why They Should)

Our kids see and hear everything we do and say, even when we don’t think they’re paying attention.

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Enrique Iglesias & Anna Kournikova’s Newborn Twins Make Their IG Debut

In typical twin fashion, the King of Latin Pop and former tennis star posted dual Instagram photos on their respective pages.

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CVS Just Took a Huge Step to Combat Photoshopped Beauty Standards

Drugstore giant CVS is setting new standards for beauty imagery.

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Scientists Discover Surprising Link to Lowering Autism Risk in Children

What you do during pregnancy might have a lasting effect on your baby.

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This Is What It’s Really Like to Have a “Weekend” Husband

“You’re so lucky!”

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“You don’t have to wake up early to help with breakfast or do that extra load of laundry!.”
“You don’t have to deal with a man-child every single day!”
These are only…

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Why Having a Child Made Fitness Matter to Me

Once my son was born, I knew my purpose in life had changed. I was now a role model. My son looks to me for guidance, strength, advice and an example of the person he should strive to be.
I’d…

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How We Innovated Our Way into School Routines That Work

Since school started, I’ve been getting a text each morning from my wife after she drops the kids off at school and daycare and before she heads off to work. The messages run the gambit from “The kids were a…

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Sometimes Epic Parent Fails Just Happen… And It Totally Doesn’t Matter

Here’s the deal. There are some parenting fails that are epic. There are some truly terrible parents out there. I think we can all agree that if you beat your child or lock them in a closet, those are some…

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The Surprising Lesson A Mom And Toddler Learned Sitting Next To A Macho Guy On A Flight

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A mom traveling cross-country with her toddler was already nervous when they boarded their lengthy flight, but when she saw who they would be sitting next to, she really got worried. She was nervous the…

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The Importance of Reading Aloud (Even When You Don’t Want To)

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You’ve heard reading aloud is critical to your child’s success and you strive to get it in most nights when you can.  Sometimes, though, it’s just hard to put in the time. You work long hours,…

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To The Stranger at the Store

Photo: Cassie Hilt
It was a rough day. I had a bad day at work and was completely exhausted. I had worked 9 hours and picked my kids up from daycare. I still had to run to the grocery store…

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I’m a Fraud

I pretend I’m the perfect parent, that I have all my ducks in a row, but I’m so far from it. I project that I have it all together, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. I present myself as having everything in…

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Why will I be celebrating my child’s failures?

I walked into my parents’ apartment and fell facedown onto the couch. Breaking into tears, I cried uncontrollably for what seemed like hours.
It happened over 10 years ago, but I remember how I felt to this day — the…

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Show Off! 8 Creative Ways to Display Your Family’s Resolutions

What if this year, instead of tossing those resolutions out the window after a few weeks, you turned them into something you’d actually want to look at every day?

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Local Kid Fashion Designers You Should Get to Know

We nailed down some of our favorite local designers who create chic, timeless pieces for pint-sized fashion plates.

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Hilarious (and oh-so-Relatable!) Parenting Tweets of the Week

From the soccer carpool to the never-ending assortment of mismatched socks, sometimes there are days when you’ve only got a few seconds (or 140 characters) to get in a good giggle. Well, sit back and get ready to scroll because…

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