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Passing Resilience to Our Children

“Resilience is about getting up, finding a new path, and moving forward to ultimately achieve your goals and dreams.”

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Who Would Spend Thousands on a Pet?

Photo: Syda Productions
Me, for one. And quite a few other people I know. None of us is wealthy, but still we have laid out what some would consider extreme – even obscene – amounts on our pets.
First, let…

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10 Books On Bullying (& Bullying Prevention) Every Family Should Own

From picture books to middle-grade memoirs to books just for parents—can help teach your kids how to prevent, handle and recover from bullying.

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This Expert Wants Later School Start Times. Here’s Why

School start time can have a major impact on kids’ health and success.

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12 Must-Read Books You’ll Love as Much as Your Kids Will

We’ve culled a list of some of the best books for kids of varying ages. We promise you’ll enjoy them, too.

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We Hate to Burst Your Bubble about Coconut Oil, But…

Is coconut oil really okay for your family to eat?

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This Sweet Letter from a Kid to His Teacher Is Anything But “The Dog Ate My Homework”

This sweet note to his teacher was anything but “the dog ate my homework.”

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Brooklyn Decker & Andy Roddick Welcome a Baby Girl

Brooklyn Decker and tennis star Andy Roddick are parents again.

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4 Ways to Teach Your Child Resilience

Resilience—the ability to bounce back from less than ideal experiences—may not be the first thing that comes to mind when teaching your child valuable life skills. And yet, it is a critical to leading a successful life. Nobody’s life is…

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9 Dads Who Know How to Bring The Fun

Even when life seems no fun, some dads always seem to know how to get their kids feeling good.

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Every Mom Needs a Mom

She knew I had my hands full and offered to take my son to soccer. She’s a mom.
She noticed my daughter didn’t have ballet shoes and brought an extra pair to class the next week. She’s a neighbor and she’s a mom.…

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Inside the Totally Awesome Kt Steppers with Katie O’Neill

It’s great when simple ideas turn into fabulous businesses. Such was the case with Kt Steppers—a mom-run business that crafts hand-painted, personalized step stools for kids. Kt Steppers has had lots of celebrity mom fans and word-of-mouth praise, so it’s…

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How Has Breast Cancer Affected You?

To commemorate breast cancer awareness month, we’re excerpting below a section from Katherine Malmo’s book, Who in This Room: The Realities of Cancer, Fish, and Demolition. Some of you might remember Katherine from her days as Red Tricycle’s sales team…

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