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Target’s Newest Badge Helps ID Asian-Owned Brands to Support

The retailer rolls out the feature during AAPI Heritage Month.

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Helping Kids Understand the Difference between Tattling vs. Reporting

“There’s a difference between tattling and reporting. When kids understand the difference, they are more likely to report unsafe situations and real trouble.”

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Young Black Female Leaders You Should Be Following

“Follow these young Black female leaders that are changing the world and making history.”

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7 Ways to Spread the Love on Valentine’s Day

“We can make our kids feel special while also giving them the opportunity to spread the joy of the holiday to others.”

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Our Favorite Photos of the Peaceful Protests & #BLM Graffiti

Take a quick scroll to see how our favorite photos of the peaceful protests and pro-BLM graffiti that have popped up around town.

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Consider donating to organizations that are championing change right now and for a better future.

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The Kids Will Be Okay

“As parents, it’s our duty to protect our children and teach them to do the right thing so that when they become adults, they will remember all the life lessons that we taught them.”

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To the Mom Who Left Her Abuser

“To the brave mamas that scooped up her children, without a dime in her pocket or any idea how she was going to make it, and chose to save herself and her family from any more pain at the hands of their abuser—I think you’re brave.”

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Dear Husband, I Just Want to Be Alone

“This might be hard to hear but it needs to be said for my own sanity—dear husband, I want to be alone.”

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The Importance of Creating a Safe Space at Home

“As a teenager, I didn’t have a lot of safe places in my life. As an adult, I understand how important it is to create a safe place for our kids and for ourselves to discover new things without being manipulated by the preferences of others.”

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When Domestic Violence Happens to Someone You Know

​​​​​​​October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you are experiencing domestic violence, or think someone you know might be, please know there is help. You are not alone. Call the national domestic abuse hotline for help and resources.

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5 Organizations Improving the World for Our Kids

Children might be our future, but we shouldn’t make them clean up our physical, environmental or emotional messes. These organizations ensure we can be proud of the world we’re leaving behind.

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Things to Do with Kids in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City is packed with family fun from museums to massive parks.

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This Is the Key to Preventing Pre- & Post-Natal Depression, Task Force Finds

Big changes are coming in how new moms will be treated.

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Meet Lily: The New “Sesame Street” Muppet Who Is Homeless

This new Muppet is here to offer help, hope and support for kids experiencing homelessness.

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When Did “The Talk” Have to Become about Guns?

“A conversation difficult for adults alone, but now necessary to begin with my daughter.”

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Target’s Newest Apparel Collection Stands Out & Gives Back in a Big Way

This new line of apparel and more from Target makes a very bold statement for a very good cause.

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Car Seat Guidelines for Infants Have Been Updated with This Big New Change

These new guidelines are a big departure from the AAP’s previous guidelines for infants.

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Your Netflix Summer Lineup of Kids & Family Movies & TV Is Here

Spoiler alert: Kristen Bell is coming to Netflix this summer, too!

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Why We Should Protect Our Kids from Negativity—& How, Too

There’s a fine line between being honest with your child and protecting their innocence.

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What Is Parents Promise to Teens? National School Walkout Teens Need Gun Reform

Two Parkland teens say enough is enough—and they want parents to sign their names to protecting them from gun violence.

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7 Shows We’ll Be Binge-Watching on Netflix This Month

Here are the shows you won’t be able to stop watching this month.

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How Parents Can Empower Their Kids in the Era of #MeToo

Here’s what parents should tell sons and daughters alike when it comes to the #MeToo movement and their personal safety.

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7 “You’ll Get Through This, I Promise” Tips While Your Kids Are Home for the Holidays

So the kids are home again for break? Here’s how to survive the downtime.
1. Be nice, play nice.
With extended family visiting and staying, it naturally follows that kids will have conflicts or even kind of not like one…

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Do You Think of Your Kids Before Getting into a Fight?

Every married couple gets into a fight sometime or the other. In fact, all married couples have had at least an argument at some point of time. So, is it worth worrying about? Experts believe that fighting itself is not…

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Tips for Talking to Kids About Tragedy in the News

By Caroline Knorr, Common Sense Media

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If it bleeds, it leads. The old newsroom adage about milking stories for sensationalism seems truer than ever today. And with technology doing the heavy lifting — sending updates,…

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Sony Is Releasing “Clean” Versions of Movies by Removing Mature Content

With this new change, family movie night doesn’t have to be limited to animated films.

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Our Instant Dad Helped My Family Cherish Every Moment

Photo: Chelsea Burgoyne
Simply put, parenting is HARD. There are books and classes about birthing, feeding, diapering, and LOTS of lists… list about things you should be doing, shouldn’t be doing, and how we are probably messing up our kids…

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Best Tips on Finding the Perfect Childcare

I was talking to a mom the other day—let’s call her Beth—who shared with me a daycare horror story. Beth put her daughter in a daycare near her home that looked quaint. As a new mom, she didn’t know any…

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The Youth Sports Parent Code of Conduct

Photo: Alex flanagan
It is easy for even the most well intentioned parents to get caught up in their kid’s sports and engage in behavior that contradicts the objectives youth sports are supposed to embody.
An occasional slip is forgivable,…

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Pow! Bam! Shazaam! Meet 11 Atlanta Power Moms

Who knew? Super Heroes! Right here in Atlanta! Read all about their amazing feats in this year’s round-up of Atlanta Power Moms.

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The New Film Festival for Kids You Don’t Want To Miss!

Trolls! Totoro! (And at least one classic from your childhood.) Mini cinephiles rejoice!

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International Day of the Girl: Let’s Empower our Boys

Yesterday was ‘International Day of the Girl’. A day to “honor girls and work to improve their lives.” A day for “sharing inspiration and spreading awareness.” 
I just saw a tweet by Katy Perry saying, “empower a girl, change the world.”…

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Raising Kind Humans

Photo: Jenn Richardson
One of the most important things to me as a mother—aside from raising strong, opinionated girls who stand up for what they believe in—is planting the seeds necessary for my kids to grow into loving, caring, giving, kind adults.…

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