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Discover the Beauty of Micro-moments

“No one has the bandwidth for a multi-day project recreating the Jurassic period by turning a bedroom into a prehistoric jungle-scape using all recycled and eco-friendly materials. But we can focus on what I like to think of as micro-moments—small engagements that bring connection and joy.”

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13 Reasons Not to Lose It on the First Day of School

Even for parents, the beginning of a new year can be a mix of emotions.

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5 Reasons Why You Want Your Kids to Lose

“One of the benefits of youth sports—and the inevitable losses—is that it offers a low-stakes place to face challenges and handle defeat.”

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The Struggle Is Real

“In a year of isolation, we unexpectedly found community. We unexpectedly found joy. We found the ability to, dare I say, thrive in the midst of a chaotic and hectic year.”

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8 Tips for Helping Your Blended Family Thrive

“Whether your blended family is newer or you’re simply looking for techniques to help your already existing family thrive, there are so many ways to improve your family’s function.”

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Failure to Thrive

“‘Failure to Thrive’ is a cruel diagnosis. It felt as much like a condemnation of my mothering as it was evident that something was wrong with my child.”

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11 Budget-Friendly Train Projects

Today is Thomas the Tank Day and if you’ve got a little engineer-that-could at home, these arts and crafts will be sure to delight.

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This Mom of 2 Created a School-in-the-Box Program Parents Everywhere Need

The Big World of Little Dude has stepped up, and you can, too!

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Pediatricians 101: How to Choose a Doctor for Your Newborn

Need help choosing a pediatrician for your baby-to-be? Here are 6 easy steps to help you find the right doctor.

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Can a Holistic Approach to Education Help Your Child Learn Better?

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Few things are as frustrating as watching your child struggle his or her way through school. They’re putting in the time and the effort — even with your help — yet they’re still not performing…

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New Learning App for Kids Features Your Favorite Disney Characters

The themed app is perfect for kids in first through third grade.

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Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper Announces Awards Show for Teachers

He will surprise teachers with supplies, donations and more.

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Enrollment Is Now Open at Kiddie Academy

From the toddler years until the day they head to Kindergarten, your kiddos’ expanding minds need lots of support.
Kiddie Academy is the perfect place for budding learners to explore and thrive. Teachers will help kids learn to make friends,…

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Are We Destroying Our Neurodiverse Children?

“Outside-the-box kids were made differently and distinctly with gifts, talents, and purposes. And these outside-the-box kids must be equipped with our unconditional love and support to thrive in this world.”

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Mission to Succeed

Photo: Ruthi Davis Photography
Uncovering the secrets to achieve true success when a tireless work ethic isn’t enough.
Exhaustion and sleep deprivation are completely underrated. When the barrage of personal and professional to-do tasks receive their final checkmarks, When the kids…

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10 Warning Signs of Sleep Deprivation

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How many can you check off?
1. You’re sitting up and staring at the computer, in a trance-like state with your mouth typically gaping open, until an awkward head jolt later when you realize you just fell…

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Say Hello to Transformational Parenting

The best part of practicing transformation parenting? You’ll probably find yourself feeling happier and more relaxed because you won’t be on edge (as much) about test scores, future athletic prospects, or college applications.

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5 Reasons to Shop Thrive Market This Fall

The lunchboxes they’re using this year put a brown bag to shame. Make sure you fill it with the foods your crew will love by shopping at Thrive Market. Here are five reasons parents are choosing Thrive Market for all…

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Do You Have an Orchid or a Dandelion Kid? One Expert Weighs In

Raising kids is a little like nurturing your garden—and every flower is different.

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After 25 Years, The Gap & Old Navy Are Breaking Up

What will this mean for Gap Kids and Baby Gap?

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Amazon Wants to Train Your Kids to Become Future Engineers

The next generation of coders, courtesy of Amazon.

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Our Holiday Traditions, Old & New

“New traditions are good, too—each year, we look forward to making holiday memories.”

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Is Working from Home Really Less Stressful Than Commuting to Work?

Working from home might not always be the best choice for every parent.

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Singer Carrie Underwood Opens Up about Her Heartbreaking Pregnancy Losses

While Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher are expecting baby number two, but it wasn’t an easy road getting there.

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This Photographer Took On Mommy Shaming In the Best Way

This photo shoot shows the harsh truths about mommy-shaming.

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Alexis Ohanian’s Talks Paternity Leave & “Being Present” as a New Dad

This dad and Reddit co-founder dishes about paternity leave and being present, and we are 100% on board.

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Every Mom Is a “Woman on a Mission” & We’ve Got the Tote to Prove It

Whether that mission is getting the kids to school on time or doing good in our communities, moms #RunTheWorld.

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