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18 Stain Removal Hacks You Need to Know About

From red wine to paint to mystery-grease, we polled our Red Tricycle editors for their top stain-removing tips.

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The Unexpected Way I Found the Purpose in My Life

“I was always a stubborn person and a little set in my ways. I was never one to back down from a good fight. What a perfect fit I was for this.”

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Why People Born in May Consider Themselves Lucky (According to Experts)

Here’s why people born in the fifth month are such a hearty lot.

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Why People Born in April Are Outgoing (According to Experts)

Discover the character traits of those born in the fourth month of the year.

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Kevin Hart Adds Children’s Book Author to His Resume

Is there anything Kevin Hart can’t do? His debut children’s book Marcus Makes a Movie is set to be published by Crown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books. The first in a series, Marcus Makes…

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Finding Gratitude Isn’t Easy

“If not for these struggles, the hard, or the difficult, the good, the gains, and the friendships would likely have never shone through so brightly.”

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How to Apply Sunscreen to a Wriggling Toddler (Successfully) & Other Tips

We’ve compiled a list of ideas to make applying sunscreen to kids a little more pleasant.

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Knowing Our Fathers, Our Sons & Princess Robots

“My son does not know his Abuelo. I will regale him with stories that are locked in my mind, for as long as I am able. Stories about that prescient, empathic, stubborn-persistent man that he will never meet; a man that he would revel in.”

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When Puppy Love Helps Heal a Loss

“While I knew our family needed a dog, I wasn’t sure that I was ready for a new puppy. I was so much younger the first time around and had gotten used to the calm and easy life that an old dog provides.”

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Life Lessons from a Sweet Tooth

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photography
Dear Confessional,
I’m sorry, but life is not “like a box of chocolates,” because if it were, then each bite would be sweet and probably not last more than 10 minutes in my hands (especially if they were…

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Sienna Miller Opens Up about Her Intense Love of Motherhood

Having a mini me is intense, but entirely awesome.

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This Is Three (Nonstop Tantrums & Epic Cuddlefests)

Three is the Jekyll and Hyde of the toddler world. Not only does it mean epic toddler tantrums with an unreasonable little human but also heart-filling experiences with a child where every day is an exploration of love, learning, and adventure.

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There’s Now Even a Hack for Splinters

This mom recently shared her genius hack for removing splinters.

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Shredding It! A Visit to NYC’s Newest Skatepark

Doood! You gotta check this place out!

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How My 3-Year-Old Gave me the Perspective to Accept My Body

Perspective is something I’m working on these days.

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I’ve lived with body image issues for as long as I can remember. I’ve never been small enough, skinny enough, or toned enough. There’s always something that…

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Why We Took a Road Trip After My Daughter’s Seizure

Four months ago, our oldest daughter had a grand mal seizure. It was a terrifying experience. Though she was diagnosed with deafness at birth and autism at the age of 5, nothing prepared us for this medical emergency. We felt…

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A Father’s Day Letter to My Grandpa

Dear Grandpa,

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It’s Father’s Day and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to write you a letter. Spending a couple of weeks every summer with you and grandma taught me a…

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How to Pair the Perfect Glass with Your Tot’s Mood

Today is National Drink Wine Day and no matter your kiddo’s mood, this clever list from our Spoke Contributor Network will have you laughing while you sip.

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5 “Naughty” Kid Behaviors That Are Just Plain Normal

Why those seemingly naughty behaviors are just normal developmental steps.

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Peanuts, Popcorn & Grasshoppers? Your Guide to Safeco’s New Eats

If you’re headed to a Mariners game this season, you’ll have a smorgasbord of new food and drink items to choose from. Read on for the mouthwatering details.

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The Trip that Changed Traveling with My Kids

Photo: Imagine & Go
Recalling a certain trip from San Diego to Lake Tahoe California, when my daughter was about 14 months old, is enough to make my husband and I cringe. I remember how we stopped at a Rite…

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This Mom’s Facebook Post About Her Ex Went Viral For All the Best Reasons

photo: Jessica Singleton via Facebook
Jessica Singleton’s relationship with her ex may not have worked out, but when it comes to co-parenting they are rocking it. The mom to an adorable toddler named Pierson recently blew up the Internet with…

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Why You Should be Happy to Have a Stubborn Child

photo: Zervas via Flickr
There’s nothing like facing off with a defiant preschooler who refuses to eat a single vegetable to make you want to tear your hair out. But new research shows you might want to give your hair…

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Learning How to Fight with My Husband

 

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My husband and I both can have some pretty nasty tempers. We’re both very headstrong individuals who tend to think we’re each always right. In the early years of our relationship, those tempers of…

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Inside Hoot-n- Annie Children’s Resale with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Hoot-n- Annie Children’s Resale just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Sensational Resale Store in Portland. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what they…

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Moana Isn’t Your Average Disney Flick; Why You Should Go See It

Photo: Jacqui Zadik
If you’re like most families, you’ll probably venture out to the movies this long weekend with the kids in tow.  Moana opens on November 23rd, and that will probably be the one your kids have begged you…

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I’m Raising A Sour Patch Kid

You know what I mean, right?
“First they’re sour…Then they’re sweet.”

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The first time I saw one of those commercials I instantly thought, hooooooly crap, that is Cruz.
He can literally be the sweetest child known to man;…

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Modern Family: 15 Perks of Parenting in 2016

From organic meal delivery to the world’s most compact stroller, being a parent in year 2016 has it’s advantages.

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Share This! 15 Stories About Siblings That’ll Warm Your Heart

Flip through the album to see our picks for best picture and chapter books celebrating the ultimate family bond.

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