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I Secretly Hate My Husband

“After dealing with all the headaches we moms go through, I’ve decided in my next life, I want to be the dad.”

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5 Tips to Stop Thumb Sucking from a SLP

“I saw both my boys sucking their thumbs. The SLP in me was screaming, ‘No! I can’t have two thumb suckers!’ and my mind immediately raced to ‘Open bite! Lisp!’ while the mom in me was thinking, ‘This is just too adorable—I need to take a photo to remember this moment forever.'”

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I Never Wanted to Be a #Boymom

“I always wanted children. I was just fine to have a boy in the mix but, all I ever wanted, for as long as I can remember, was a little girl.”

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Dear Laundry, My One & Only True BFF

“Hey, I just wanted to say thanks for always being there for me.”

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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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How to Travel With an Infant

We have had the opportunity to travel a lot while we were living in China. We were so lucky to be so close to so many great places to visit. (Gotta love those frequent flyer miles!)   When we had Samantha we…

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Emilia Taneva’s Must-Know Tips for New Moms

Emilia Taneva, a Board-Certified Orthodontist, photographer, travel blogger, and digital influencer, offers her three favorite tips for new moms everywhere.

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This $10 Tool Promises to Stop Itchy Bug Bites

Could this be the solution you’ve been itching for?

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Going to War for the Career Family

I’m looking for inspiration and I find nothing.

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This Innovative Pacifier Could Shorten NICU Stays for Preemies, Study Finds

The power of music could spare parents and the tiniest babies a lot of stress.

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10 Signs You’re Ready for Another Baby 

Thinking about having another baby? Here are 10 signs it might be time to start trying.

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Do You Let Your Kids Play With Your Makeup? Celebs Are Heated About It

There seems to be a new beauty trend that’s getting some parents all fired up.

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Crying Babies on Planes Might Be a Thing of the Past

This airline is hoping to find the solution to soothing babies in the sky.

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Dear Mom Who Feels Like She is Losing Her Mind

It’s okay.

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I don’t have a magic wand or a perfect solution to make you feel like you DO actually have your stuff together… but I first want to tell you that it’s okay.
You…

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What This School Lunch Hack Taught Our Whole Family

Photo: Rubbermade Products
Packing school lunch is one of my least favorite tasks as a parent. It has to happen every school day. And then happens again the following night.
Then, the lunches come home, often not eaten, with the…

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These Preemie Milestone Cards Will Give You All The Feels

photo: Amy Purling
Every moment with a new baby is precious, but those special milestones you love to document with adorable Instagram pics are especially memorable. When it comes to preemies, those milestones can be a little bit different than…

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SNOO: A Smart Bassinet That Soothes Your Baby for You

The newest innovation in baby sleep: a bassinet designed to mimic movements of the womb and soothe your baby all night long.

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10 Things That Will Never Be The Same After Kids

After being a mom for nearly a decade, I’ve learned the hard way that Kids have a way of slowly destroying pretty much everything they touch. Their little grimy, sticky, greasy fingers are always getting into something and most of…

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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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I’m Totally Fine With My Child Being Average

Photo: Unsplash via Pixabay
A few weeks ago, I was reading through a few posts on a parenting forum I frequent where a conversation had sprung from a parent who was completely delirious and devastated that her child doesn’t seem…

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Meet LA’s Sleeping Baby Who’s Owning Instagram

Meet the LA baby who is sleeping her way to internet domination!

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My Toy Sh*t List: Toys I Would NOT Mind Watching Burn

Friends,
I am so sick of toys. Toys are EVERYWHERE. They find their way into every single room in this house, they are in my car, they are scattered throughout our yard.  They go missing at random and cause epic meltdowns.…

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I’m Not Ready to Say Goodbye to My Babies

You both turn a year older next week. I’ll soon have 8 and 13-year-old boys.
I’m not ready.

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I’ve been on an emotional roller coaster this week, due to the simple fact that, I’m not…

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Donald Trump’s Win Made Me A Better Mother

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Editor’s Note: The views expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Red Tricycle.
I didn’t vote for him.

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I don’t like or trust…

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Nail-biting and Thumb-sucking Kids May Have Fewer Allergies

Photo: Tom Page, Flickr Creative Commons
Do you have a thumb-sucker or nail-biter on your hands? You might be able to stop fretting over all the germs being picked up from those tiny hands.  
A new study finds those irritating habits…

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Got a Thumb Sucker or a Nail Biter? It’s Not All Bad!

Photo: various brennemans via Flickr
Battling habits like thumb-sucking and nail-biting is no fun at all, and our pediatricians and dentists make sure we know exactly how bad the habits are.
But according to a study published in the journal…

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Why Are Kids So Weird?

Sometimes kids say the oddest (and creepiest) things.

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Seattle Blog Combines Pediatrics with Motherhood

What’s Up, Doc?
Whether you have questions about breastfeeding or thumb sucking or the H1N1 vaccine, pediatrician Wendy Sue Swanson has answers, which she doles out in a forum that’s kind of like a post-modern house call.

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Shop-O-Rama

When’s the last time you had a choice between sucking on a sweet Cherryhead candy or chewing Bazooka gum? That’s right. When you were a youngin’. And you can feel like one again —and introduce your Little One to wonders…

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