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The Last Thing I Thought I Would Do in Lockdown but Here We Are

“Waking up every day and being disappointed about the inability to make future plans is no fun. So rather than be low-level sad about it, I’m going to do this instead.”

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FAQs & Answers about Breastfeeding from a Doctor

An expert’s advice about whether you should you wake your baby to feed them, if it’s safe to take medications while nursing and other frequently asked questions about breastfeeding.

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Stop Doing These 8 Things for Your Kids This School Year

Your teens should be able to do these things on their own.

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10 Things Productive Moms Do Before 10 a.m.

Here’s a hint—the kids have to get in on the action too.

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38 Questions Perfect for Your Next Family Dinner

We’ve got unique dinner conversation starters that will be sure to invoke giggles, guffaws, and a good time for the whole family.

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Being a Mom Is the Same As Working 2.5 Full-Time Jobs, Says this Study

Finally, research proves what moms have known all along.

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The Unapologetic Truth about Sober Parenting—from a Sober Mom

Photo: Caleb George via Unsplash
First of all, it’s hard. Parenting, I mean. Parenting is hard, no matter how you do it. Totally sober or drunk half the time, it’s not an easy job for anyone.
The hardest part of…

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13 Creative Tooth Fairy Ideas for Parents

Today is National Tooth Fairy Day!!! Get some clever ideas on what to do when your kiddo loses the next tooth!

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General Mills Introduces the Ultimate Saturday Morning Taste Comeback

Mario Lopez will host the event, which is curated by Tribeca Drive-In.

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Study Proves the Term “Morning Sickness” Is Misleading

A significant number of women experience nausea at any time of the day.

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Just Because Newborns Are Exhausting Doesn’t Mean You Need to Suffer

Normalizing exhaustion with a newborn doesn’t help the parents that are suffering—here are ways to help adjust to life with a non-sleeping baby that will make life easier for everyone.

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5 Things Every Parent Should Know about the Tooth Fairy

Discover the best way to handle every question, from what the Tooth Fairy actually does with the teeth to when she “forgets” to make a stop at your house.

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Raising Independent Children Starts at Home

The more we trust our children to direct their own lives, the more satisfied and capable they become. Here are some strategies to get them on the right path to autonomy and independence.

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A Stay-at-Home Mom’s Survival Guide for My Fellow SAHMs

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Being a stay-at-home mom is anything but easy! Heck, being a mom in general is tough—but I have come to learn a lot since becoming a mother.
I am a stay-at-home mom to my fifteen-month-old son. I have…

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How to Establish a Successful Morning Routine for Kids

With a little planning and a solid morning routine, you can transform how your family handles the morning rush without yelling or tears, promise.

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All the Ways You’re Doing a Great Job, Mama

A must-read for every mom because you deserve to hear what a great job you are doing.

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10+ Tweets about Surviving Sick Days with Kids

Nothing tests a parent more than the dreaded sick day.

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5 Tips to End Morning Meltdowns

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Dear Confessional,
I am not a morning person at all. It’s actually really bad. Let me take you through a brief history of my wake ups. As a kid, I used to iron grip my covers…

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My Daughter Forgot Her Homework & I Didn’t Fix It

“Yes, she was mad at me, and yes, I felt bad for her, and even though I know we will always be close and have a strong bond, I also know I am not her friend. I am her mother.”

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6 Things a Pediatric Sleep Coach Wants You to Know

Want your family to go from sleep-deprived to well-rested and thriving? Here’s how a pediatric sleep coach can help.

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15 Signs This Is Your Last Baby

When you’re done having kids, moments with your youngest hit you a bit differently. Here are fifteen ways to tell you’re on your last baby.

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This Is What Mornings Are Like with a Daughter Who Has Debilitating Anxiety

Photo: Colleen at https://goodbyeanxietyhellojoy.com
My mind is awake long before the alarm chimes.  I am far from prepared to face another day, impending doom already settling in.  I know I must wake my daughter right away in order for her…

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5 Common Sleep Myths Parents Fall for, Debunked by a Baby Sleep Expert

There are plenty of myths and misconceptions surrounding babies and their sleep habits—here’s the straight truth.

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5 Reasons I’ll Never Give Up My Kids’ Early Bedtimes

An earlier bedtime is one small, but critical change that’ll improve everyone’s sleep at home.

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Why It’s So Important I Get Up Before the Rest of My Family

Waking up at 5:15 a.m. is still not something I would describe as pleasant or peaceful. Here’s why I do it, every day.

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If Your Kid Randomly Picked Up a British Accent, It’s Not Meghan Markle’s Fault

Are “mummy” and “toh-mah-toes” part of your three-year-old’s vocabulary?

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6 Priorities I’m Committing to as a Father This Year

“Instead of resolutions, I opted to define what my priorities are in my daily life and long-term, especially as a parent.”

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5 Sleep Expert Tips to Get Your Baby’s Sleep Habits Back on Track

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The holiday season is over; we’ve eaten our treats, opened our presents and made our resolutions. As a sleep specialist, many of my clients have resolved to make this year “The Year of Sleep” and working…

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Hilary Duff Could Really Use Your Best Baby Colic Advice Right Now

Do you have any advice for this exhausted celeb mom?

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This Mom’s Newborn Sleep Hack Will Totally Save Your Tired Arms

Help your baby get to sleep with this clever hack.

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