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Giving Grace Changes Everything

Regardless of the mistakes I make as a parent, there is no better feeling than tucking my children in at night when they wrap their arms around me and meet me with unconditional grace and love. Shouldn’t we offer the same to our children?

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11 Phrases That Will Get Your Kids to Listen (No Joke!)

If there’s one thing parents learn rather quickly, it’s that the words “kid” and “listen” are not always compatible.

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I’m Just a Mom, Doing Her Best

“If you see me out in public don’t think I’m the mom who has it all together, or the mom that’s a hot mess. I’m simply the mom doing her best.”

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The Universal Gesture of Parenthood

Photo: Catherine Myman Kaplan
There are times when parenthood can seem terribly isolating. Moments where you feel all alone, hoping for a sign or gesture from other parents that you are not by yourself in this, that someone else understands. …

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What Are Big Emotions?

“In my house, we call these things ‘Big Emotions’ where a kid is feeling strong emotions and they don’t know how to express them in a positive manner, so inevitably a tantrum ensues.”

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A Letter to My Middle Child

“Sometimes it’s hard to be sandwiched in between two siblings who both require a significant amount of time and attention.”

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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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3 Words Every Kid Needs to Hear & They’re Not “I Love You”

“At the end of the day, that’s all parenting needs to be.”

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Tiny Chef

The Tiny Chef Releases New Picture Book

The Tiny Chef has lost his recipe book.

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Children’s Mental Health in the Time of Quarantine

“When a child feels safe to express themselves, many important conversations can begin. Those conversations may not only ease the stress of our current situation but provide them with tools they can use for a lifetime.”

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One Research-Backed Way to Diminish Toddler Tantrums

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All I wanted was to walk on the treadmill for maybe…20 minutes. Is that too much to ask?
I had a great plan–I would hop on the treadmill in the basement while my son (age 2 at the…

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Here’s How I Have a Zero-Stress Holiday and So Can You

“I believe we can all have a great holiday season—one that we fully enjoy without having an adult tantrum. So here are some tips on how to make this holiday season your best yet.”

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10+ Hilarious Yet True Tweets about Toddlers

Toddlers: keeping parents on their toes since the beginning of time.

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3 Tips to End Your Dr. Jekyll & Momma Hyde Parenting

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Dear Confessional,
I have a secret to tell you, and I haven’t openly admitted it yet, even though you may have been suspecting… I have superpowers. The struggle is real, my friends. For me, it wasn’t until I had…

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5 Basic Strategies to Control Toddler Temper Tantrums

Take note of how you can keep calm and keep them under control with the following guidelines.

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“10 Things Every Toddler Mom Should Know.” Signed, Your Toddler

While you and your toddler navigate their exciting new world, here are 10 things your toddler wants you to know.

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Now You Can Order from Walmart with Just Your Voice

Need diapers? All you have to do is say the word.

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The Secret to Raising Kids Without Losing Your Cool? Parent Like the Inuit

We can learn so much from this parenting style from our friends up north.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: Feb. 15, 2019

Rolling into the weekend with some hilarious tweets.

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5 Simple Ways to Show the Love to Your Little Ones on Valentine’s Day

Check out these strategies for launching this “love-ly” month with your little one.

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I Taught My 3-Year-Old What “Hangry” Meant & It Changed My Life

Here’s why one mom teaches her kids their words for feelings as early as she can.

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Can You Bring Your Kid with You to the Voting Booth? What Voters Need to Know

Go ahead and teach them about their civic duty from an early age.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: October 5, 2018

Hilarious tweets from our favorite witty Twitter parents.

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Researchers Weigh In: How You Play with Your Kids Could Affect Their BMI

Self-regulation at play time can lead to better eating habits later in life.

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10 Awkward Parenting Situations & How to Handle Them

Instead of hiding your face in shame, do this instead.

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How Play-Doh Made Me A Better Mom

I don’t want to look back and wish I had taken the time to say “yes” more often.

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Drew Barrymore Shared the Coolest Hack to Handle Toddler Tantrums

Drew Barrymore’s tip has us thinking about how we respond to tantrums in a whole new way.

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Charlize Theron Talks Kids, Mom-Shaming & Why Women Shouldn’t Be Supermoms

Charlize Theron’s candor on motherhood is everything.

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demonic child

This Mom Needed Support—Not Mocking—in Viral Video of 8-Hour Toddler Tantrum

The man who filmed this is clearly NOT a parent—and worse, did nothing to help.

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