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Making Memories in IKEA

“We passed through the seven layers of the wood furniture forest and into the farthest reach of the store when the 6-year-old gives me the look of desperation and says ‘ I have to poop!'”

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Parenting Survival Trick: Laugh While Parenting Teens

“I was so fearful of having teenagers, thinking I wouldn’t have a clue what to do with creatures of that age. They seemed so dark, confused, self-absorbed, weird. Would they want anything to do with me?”

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: Apr. 19, 2019

Rolling into the weekend on the tail of this week’s funniest tweets.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: Mar. 29, 2019

Keeping your weekend funny with our weekly roundup of hilarious tweets on parenting.

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Our Kids Live in a Curated World

“Watching them made me nostalgic—and a little jealous.”

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Chrissy Teigen Knew She Had Postpartum Depression When She Stopped Doing This

Here’s how Teigen figured out something was majorly wrong after the birth of her daughter, Luna.

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The Celeb Dad’s Morning Routine You Can Totally Relate To

Here’s how the Hollywood star gets his mornings started off right.

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Dinner with a Side of Jousting: ALL NEW Medieval Times

Take your kids back to a time when chivalry was alive, cutlery was not invented and the entertainment was fit for a queen.

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Halloween Tips from a Veteran Mom

Halloween is as different from family to family as it is town to town. Two years ago, we found out the hard way that some communities don’t trick-or-treat on Halloween, but some other designated night of the week…huh? Right. This…

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My Kid Won’t Eat. Will He Starve?

“Eat your dinner.” “No.”

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“Just take three bites.” “No.”
“One bite and you can have a cookie.” “No.”
If your dinner table has become a battleground, you’re not alone. Picky eating is an age-old parental…

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Why Bento Boxes Don’t Make Me a Mom

A bit of mom reality. Bento boxes included.

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The other day my middle schooler came home from school and told me he got a a demerit because he was laughing with his friends in the…

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Why I Root for The Fun Dad

As a kid, it always baffled me how boring and controlling grownups could be. Why did everything have to be so serious? Do people just get less fun as they got older? Not me, I thought. I’m going to be…

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Target’s Hitting the Mark With Their New Sensory-Friendly Line of Kids’ Clothes

These limited edition pieces are made specifically for kids with sensory issues.

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Meet the Twins Who Gave Birth on the Same Day

These twins gave birth to babies on the exact same day.

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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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School Car Lines That Make Us Go Crazy

If your school does the infamous car line pick-up, then you know what I am talking about here. You probably have a real love/hate relationship with car line police. For me mostly it’s hate.

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Is 38 Too Old to Cry it Out?

Photo: Denise Stern
I’ve had plenty of parenting fails but I’ll never forget the night we all cried it out.  On this particular night, my sweet-natured 22 month-old son had night terrors and my twins were 4 months old; still teeny…

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Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Just Got A Bit More Magical

Photo: Pixabay
It is a right of parental passage.
The pilgrimage to Disney World.

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The more children you have, the more times you have to make this monumental trek, so it seems.
We have been…

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A Visual Look at the Dreaded Mom Hangover

The splitting headache at 6 a.m. The bombardment of amplified sounds and lights before you can guzzle down your first cup of coffee. The whiff of a urine soaked diaper propelling you to the nearest bathroom to throw that coffee…

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Caillou The Brat: The Force That Unites Us All

There is so much hatred in the world these days.
People are hated for their political preferences, race, religion and the like. There seems no end to what people will attack each other over. We must find a way to…

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Mythbusters: The Story Behind 7 Common Superstitions

We found out the “why” behind superstitions that have likely crossed your path.

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Rome Is Burning…and so is my VAGINA!

Photo: pixababy
Recently I thought that maybe I had a dreaded yeast infection.  No biggie… I thought to myself. I’ll just grab one of those creams up at the local drugstore and nip this thing in the bud after the…

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Back To School Sucks!

Photo: Elisha Beach
The summer has officially come to an end and the fun filled days of summer camp, rolling down grassy hills, trips to Disneyland and pool parties are over. My Facebook feed is filled with parents celebrating back to…

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Crib Confessions: 10 Reasons Why Baby Isn’t Sleeping

Wonder why your baby isn’t sleeping? Here’s what he’d tell you if he could talk. Hint: he doesn’t want more milk.

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Save a Stamp and Skip the Hassle: Sending Online Thank You Notes

Thank you notes are going digital and even though it might test some of the rules in Ms. Post’s big blue etiquette book, we’re willing to embrace the changing tides.

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Nursing Babe

Now that you finally have the boobs you’ve always wanted, why lock them up in a frumpy nursing bra? Burn that unflattering torture device and turn to Bella Materna maternity wear. The Seattle-based company, the La Perla equivalent of the…

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