Creating a Monster Cake for My Little Monster

So, for my little monster’s second birthday she got a MONSTER (shocking) pajama party.  Complete with monster paper dolls, sock monster favors, and, of course, a monster cake!  It couldn’t be a monster party without a monster cake.
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Crayons for a Cause: This Non-Profit Gives Those Old Crayons New Life

They’re donated to deserving schools and daycare centers!

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The Best Resale & Consignment Shops for Back-to-School Shopping

From luxury brands to one-of-a-kind vintage finds, these resale shops stock the best—all at deep discount prices.

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A Guide on How to Organize Your Refrigerator (& Keep It That Way!)

With a little bit of cleaning, a few storage bins and a few tricks to keep everything in rotation, refrigerator organization can be a reality.

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How to Avoid Divorce: Expert Tips that Could Save Your Marriage

Marriage is tough. But whatever you do, here are two things you should never do and one to prioritize.

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News Flash: Being Away from Your Baby Won’t Break Them

Turns out, all that “science” claiming attachment parenting will turn your little humans into happy adults isn’t actually true.

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Want to Connect With Your Child? Try Technology

“Despite my efforts to reduce screentime and connect with my kids, it wasn’t working. So then I tried this and suddenly we are engaging, laughing and sharing inside jokes.”

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Bring the Beach to Your Backyard with This Mom’s Simple Hack

This mom created an easy at-home sensory activity.

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Why We Share Our Journey

“Do you know how much preparation (both physically and emotionally) and courage it takes for some of us to just take our kids out of the house because we know the stares and judgment we’ll get just for being different?”

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Recall Alert: Kolcraft Inclined Sleeper Accessory Poses Risk of Suffocation

The recalled accessory comes with two different bassinets sold between 2011-2017

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10 Words & Phrases You Might Not Know Are Racist

Over time and with a greater understanding of one another’s experiences, we can learn to communicate with greater sensitivity.

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7 Ways to Welcome a New Baby Home… to Your Toddler

Photo: Whitney Summers Photography
“I peed all over myself and I ruined my new, special, sparkly shoes from my baby sister. It was my gift from my baby sister! It’s all ruined!”
This was not at all how I imagined…

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Easy Earth-Friendly Swaps for Earth Day

“We can all do our part to make our planet healthier and cleaner. Here are 10 easy ways.”

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When Your Teen Is Drowning in Their Mental Health Problems

“They need heroes in mental health. They need to hear if you fought with depression every day or anxiety kept you from functioning some weeks. They need to know that there are mental health heroes all around them.”

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Let’s Be Honest, Kids Take a Toll on Marriage

” I now understand that having a kid to save a marriage would never work because it’s the absolute opposite—a kid is going to tear you up into shreds so small that you won’t want to pick those pieces back up to put it back together unless your marriage is worth saving.”

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We Need to Erase This Word

“There is no correct way to use this word.”

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It’s Time to Stop Using This Word

“My daughter is worthy. She is deserving of everything life has to offer. She is different but not less: if anything she is more.”

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This Princess Cupcake Jones Collab Is Beyond Cute

Your little one can dress up just like Princess Cupcake Jones!

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These Are the Best States to Raise a Family, According to WalletHub

The study also includes the worst states to raise a family, too.

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Where to Donate Your Used Toys

Donate what you don’t need and help out someone at the same time. Win-win!

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Joanna Gaines’ Big Announcement Has Us Counting Down to January 4

You’re used to seeing her flawlessly design interior spaces and starting January 4, 2021, Joanna Gaines is set to win you over yet again.

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The Best Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails in Minneapolis

Get the trail mix ready, we’ve got the hikes for you!

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Get Your Hike On: San Jose’s Top 10 Kid-Friendly Hikes

Pack the snacks, the sunscreen and the stroller and get ready for a day in the California sun!

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10 Stroller-Friendly Hikes near San Jose

When the fresh air beckons, these trails are the perfect answer to get the kids outside.

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Off-Roading: The Best Kid-Friendly Hikes in Bellevue

Snacks, jackets and the stroller are all you need for these hikes that are perfect for the youngest adventurers.

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Get Your Hike On: Tacoma’s Top Kid-Friendly Trails

Pack the snacks and the sun hats, your next kid-friendly adventure awaits!

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10 Awesome Stroller-Friendly Hikes in Bellevue

Pack the stroller and get ready to hit the hiking trail this weekend!

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