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Everyone Out! Atlanta Escape Rooms for Families

For family fun, adventure, thrills, and teamwork, head to a local Atlanta escape room.

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Everything You Need to Trap a Leprechaun This St. Patrick’s Day

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to build your own leprechaun trap with your wee ones!

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Are You Going through the Motions or Living Your Life?

“At some point, I lost a bit of myself along the way of raising my children. I let go of my passions and only focused on what made my children happy. And the funny thing is, I didn’t even know it.”

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Lockdown Made Me a Better Parent. Here’s Why

“In the beginning, I have to say, I was a terrible parent. Every morning I would be glued to my phone, checking the latest coronavirus numbers and getting stressed about our lack of progress, all the while totally ignoring my children.”

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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

“I will always fight for my son and his quality of life and I will be happy when we have our victories, but man, some nights when he goes to bed, I can cry and ask why and cry some more.”

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Everything I Need to Know about Surviving Motherhood, I Learned from Prince

Photo: Peter Tea via Flickr
Any of you moms able to relate to feeling alone, confused, overwhelmed, desperate—like, at the same time? How about afraid, depressed tense, trapped and angry—about one situation?
These emotions are only a few of the…

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What Is the Right Age for Swimming Lessons?

Don’t forget these basic safety guidelines for when you and your children are playing in or near water.

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The Elf On the Shelf Is Trapped in Your TV & Here’s How to Watch Him

The Elf is trapped, and he doesn’t know how to get out!

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The Very Real State of Stay-at-Home Mom Guilt

“As a stay at home mom, I am lonely, anxious, and well…bored. The daily anxiety of needing to do more, contribute more, and feel important fills my mind.”

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Parents, Watch for These Signs of Stress at Back-to-School Time

Identifying and getting rid of emotional baggage from the past can help kids return to school happy and ready to learn.

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Wait…Breastfeeding isn’t normal?

So…someone forgot to tell me that breastfeeding isn’t “normal.”
One afternoon I was nursing my three month old daughter at a local pizzeria – momma’s gotta eat and at that moment so did my daughter. Anyway, a woman came up…

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Letting Go of Emotional Baggage to Become a Better Parent

Emotional baggage doesn’t have to be burdensome. Identifying it, and releasing the energy will allow you to become a better parent.

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How Parents Step Back & Create Harmony When They’re Feeling Overwhelmed

“Emotional drama can sweep through a family faster than the sniffles kids bring home from school.”

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Is My Child Being Bullied? 12 Important Signs Every Parent Should Know

While technology has created new ways for kids to stay in touch with their friends, it’s also opened pathways for the cruelty of bullying.

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7 Ways Moms Can Stress-Proof Their Health in the New Year

Here are some simple practices to help you live with more calm and happiness and less stress and anxiety in the New Year.

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Google’s “Year in Search 2018” Video Put Kids & Families Front & Center

Google’s recap of 2018 reminds us of all the good in the world.

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Your Kid Can Play Minecraft on Netflix—for Free

Netflix is offering a whole new way to play.

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Alyssa Milano’s Most Embarrassing Parenting Moment Is So Gross & Yet, So Funny

Milano spills the beans—er, tossed the cookies—about a wild plane ride with her son.

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Rescued Thai Soccer Team Says “Thank You” to the World in Sweet Video Message

This video also shows just how quickly the 12 rescued boys are recovering, too.

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This Simple Hack Is the Fastest Way to Cool Off Your Car In Summer Heat

Luckily there are some simple steps you can take to beat the heat.

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This Mom’s Viral McDonalds Happy Meal Hack Is Pure Genius

This blogger has the perfect solution for when your kids are craving a Happy Meal, but you don’t want to dish up fast food.

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Tweets of the week- 4.20.18

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: April 20, 2018

Thank you, Twitter parents for making us laugh this week.

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I Think That Every Single Mom Will Benefit From Hearing This Perspective

A Spoke contributor gives a real-life perspective about balancing the bad with the good.

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‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Is Being Made Into a Movie, and Here’s The Incredible Trailer

Here’s a peek at the first images from Disney’s upcoming (and much anticipated) adaptation of the 1963 children’s classic.

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New Netflix Show Is Like Choose Your Own Adventure (No Really!)

Netflix is changing the way kids watch television by allowing them to control the story and interact with the characters.

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Hacks to Stay Cool Without AC

These simple tips will keep you cool as a cucumber all summer long.

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Knock, Knock. Who’s There? LA!

Who’s there? LA, with all her many faces, foibles and fun.

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How a Diaper Rash Changed My Entire Perspective on Parenting

Photo: Rob D
Last night, my love, I held you, just as I hold you every night.
You were snuggled into my chest, sleeping just as you have every night from the day you were born—your cheek resting against my…

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Pixar’s New Film ‘Coco’

Via: Youtube
Every time Pixar releases a new movie trailer, we nearly pee our pants with excitement. This time is no different. We got a first look at Pixar’s Coco – and the animation is captivating.
Directed by Toy Story…

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Hate Laundry a Little Less with These 5 White Vinegar Hacks

Short of having someone else do it for you, there is very little you can do to make laundry fun. You can, however, make the whole process a little less miserable with some laundry hacks.

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Today’s Message of So-Called Love Could End Up Costing the Youth of Tomorrow

Photo: Annie Spratt
This is what I know: men and women were never meant to define each other.
Finding ourselves all wrapped up in another person is like eating too much chocolate. It tastes good on the way down but…

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Tips for Explaining Your Need for Alone Time

Photo: Pixabay
There’s a man sitting on my couch right now. We just did bedtime together. He read with two girls, while I had a second grader read out loud to me. Then he brushed two sets of teeth and…

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10 Things Every Soon-to-Be Father Should Know Before the Baby is Born

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This post from Jay Wacker originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question “What are the top ten things every new dad should know before his first child is born? “
1. Everything will be alright. …

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From CEO to MOM

Photo: Christy Shaterian Photography
Transitioning from work life to mom life has been such a growing experience for me and it is something that I truly believe is not addressed enough. After my last post about ‘Redefining Yourself,” I learned…

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