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6 New Ways to Embrace Creativity This Summer

Summer is a terrific time to embrace creativity as part of your family’s routine. Here are 6 fun ways to showcase that imagination.

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5 Clever Ways to Ease Back-to-School Anxiety

You can help reduce your kid’s stress about returning to school with these creative ideas—one of which may involve performing some epic dance moves.

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Game On! The Chicago Toy & Game Fair

Between the yo-yo competition, roaming Star Wars characters and hundreds of toys to try, you can happily play the day away. Get the inside scoop here.

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10 Things My Mom Told Me As a Kid That Give Me Confidence Now

My mom did so much for me growing up and still does. But what she did for me that is probably more powerful than any one single thing is the internal voice she sewed deep inside of me that continues to replay in my mind every single day.

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Inside Tiny Talkers with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Tiny Talkers just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Lively Language Class 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 have to…

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Inside Lincoln Park Nannies Inc. with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Lincoln Park Nannies Inc. just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Helpful Childcare Agencies. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what they have to…

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Super Powers Are Real

Photo: J. Powell
Recently I realized that I have this amazing super power. It’s not something that happened quickly, but rather a talent I have acquired over the last five years.  
I can read minds. Well, one mind really…Drake’s mind. …

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25 Things That Have Woken My Baby Up

When I brought my little girl home from the hospital, we were both recovering from a major ordeal. Failed labor and an emergency c-section for me, a three weeks early entrance into the world and a stay in the NICU…

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One Cool Treat to Warm Up Your Winter Birthday Party

Captain Cookie, one of the newest sets of wheels on D.C.’s food truck scene, is poised to become your kids’ favorite.

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