Touch and Feel! 13 Interactive Books for Babies & Toddlers

Take storytime to a whole new level by engaging your senses with these interactive books you and your child will love.

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Why Is Letting Go So Hard?

“But seriously, how was I just holding this sweet girl, right after being born still connected to me, and now she will be living on her own?”

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A Kid’s Guide to the Venice Canals in Los Angeles

Looking for something fun and out of the ordinary? The Venice Canals are a perfect outing for families of all ages. Moms love tucking their little bundles into the stroller for a scenic walk while older kids dart around looking…

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One Cool Thing: Fire- & Water-Resistant Bags for Your Baby Documents

It’s always a good idea to keep your important documents safely stored, but even more so after you have a baby. Between mombrain and lack of sleep, you may struggle more than usual to find things when you need them. And that’s where these document bags come in super handy.

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Study Says Most Parents Have Not Been on a Romantic Date in Years

The average parent has not been on a romantic date in more than three years. (And we’re all like, duh!)

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Pink’s Daughter Willow Ran on Stage During Concert & The Moment Was Precious

When Pink’s daughter Willow ran on stage during a concert in Sydney, Australia what happened next was pure mama magic.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: March 15, 2018

Daylight Saving Time has us (and our kids) deep in the crazies this week and we’ve got the tweets to prove it.

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These Are the Family Memories That Can Only Be Held in Our Hearts

I just finished tucking my oldest child into bed. I say oldest like she’s a teenager but in reality she’s only three-and-a-half. Just four months shy of turning the big 0-4, she’s every bit the bumbling, precocious, hilarious little girl…

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Tiny House Nation: 4 Mini-Furniture Treasures Kids Can Build

Today is Tiny House Day. If you’re not ready to downsize, just celebrate by making some little furniture for a mouse or dolly house.

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What Would Kermit the Frog Do?

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I miss Kermit the Frog. Kermit was all about leading with optimism and making the best of hard times. He genuinely believed everyone had something to offer — something to contribute for the greater good.
He saw…

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To Spice Up Our Love Life, I Surprised My Husband With Bacon

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This started with a fellow blogger who posted gift ideas on her blog… for him. One of the gifts was cufflinks (cool, but not so much for my hubbs, would never wear them), the other,…

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10 Things I Get Excited About Now That I’m A Parent

Now that you’re a parent your life is jam packed with exciting adventures at every turn. Who knew life with kids would be so liberating and free! One minute you’re the super mom at the PTA meeting and the next…

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The Parenthood Frat Party

College was an ah-mazing blur of a good time. I lived with my best friends, met my future husband and lived for a good frat party or mid week bar bender.

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Oh yeah…I also earned…

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Parents Tweet Conversations With Their Kids & Prove Parenting Is Awesome

Kids say the darndest things – and with these funny parents, those things immediately go on Twitter. We’ve rounded up the most hilarious 140-character quips from kid to parent. Scroll below and see how many you can relate to.


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Inside La Petite Baleen Swim Schools with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

La Petite Baleen Swim Schools just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Awesome Splashing Swimming Class in San Francisco. We recently spoke to owner, Irene Madrid, about her experience as a business owner, the best advice she has ever…

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Transitioning Your Kids With The Change In Season

On Sunday, November 6, clocks will cuckoo back one hour for Daylight savings. Depending on how the body adjusts…its easy for anyone to go cuckoo too. For many adults this added hour of time can sometimes seem like a windfall (more exercising……

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5 Ways to Keep Reading Bedtime Stories Interesting

During the summer months, the sun rays still peak above the horizon as moms and dads are trying in vain to get their kids to bed at a decent hour. In July and August, the wind-down practice of reading a…

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Stopping to Smell the Pine Needles

One of the hardest lessons I’ve learned in my years as a mother is to not obsess over trivial things and, instead, enjoy the simple moments in life. Of course, this is no easy lesson to learn. And I’ve had…

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Parents of Reddit Share Creepy Things Their Kids Have Said

Kids have no filter, and sometimes the things that come out of their mouths are confusing, hilarious, or brutally honest. And sometimes they say things that’ll flat-out send a shiver down our spines. We’ve compiled a list of creepy things…

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New in Toys—Recyclable Cardboard

Cardboard has always been associated with the box the toy comes in—to a small child it’s often as much fun as the toy itself. Toymakers like Calafant and Kids on Roof have discovered just how versatile (and fun) cardboard can be, and have started making the toys themselves out of the recyclable material. Far from being one-dimensional, cardboard can be folded and tucked to create a world of possibilities, from dollhouses and toy cars to brilliantly detailed airplanes.

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