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Twin Essentials

Let me share some of the top items that have helped twin parents make life a little easier; especially when doing it alone

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Celebrate Earth Day with a Neighborhood Safari from NatGeo@Home

We can’t go on a safari, so bring the safari to you!

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20 Family Friendly Screen-Free Activities

Celebrate National Day of Unplugging with these easy and meaningful ways to reconnect with your whole crew.

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10+ Hilarious Yet True Tweets about Toddlers

Toddlers: keeping parents on their toes since the beginning of time.

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This Mom’s Comics Perfectly Illustrate What Parenthood IRL vs. Your Imagination

If parenting is exactly what you pictured, you’ll love these comics.

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This New Minecraft Game Could Be Bigger Than Pokémon GO

You’ve never built a block-world like this before.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: Feb. 22, 2019

A week’s worth of hilarious parent tweets.

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33 Reasons to Be Thankful You’re a New York City Parent

The rest of the country has space. We have everything else. (We’ll take it.)

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You’ll Totally Envy This Playhouse!

This dad built the kind of playhouse to end all playhouses.

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51 Ways to Make Yourself a Priority Again

Let’s not undervalue the importance of taking care of ourselves.

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If you are a mom who does #allthethings and you are having trouble remembering the last time you did something for you, then it might…

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3 Vital Life Lessons I’m Learning from My Kids

I have always viewed motherhood from the perspective of a teacher. We’re the ones teaching our kids everything, right? Of course, this is true, we do teach kids so much about the world that they take with them as they grow older. But, did you ever stop and think about how much your kids are teaching you?

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Mila Kunis Shares Her Own ‘Bad Moms’ Christmas Moment

Christmas fails happen to everyone, even celebrity parents.

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Will Ferrell Reveals the Crazy Things He’s Done to Please His Kids

Being the kid of a comedian means plenty of laughs.

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13 Signs You’re Living with a Threenager

Photo: lorrin sell | embrace the perfect mess
After being in the throes of living with a three-year-old four times, we have definitely found some facts about 3 year olds.  Whether you’re in the middle of parenting a three year…

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Take It Slow: 5 Steps to Becoming a Turtle

Today is World Turtle Day but you don’t have to shell out a lot of money for this turtle transformation.

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Taking A Hot Bath Burns As Many Calories As A Long Walk, According To A New Study

A new study reveals taking a hot bath is just like exercising.

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Why I No Longer Care If My House Is Clean

Photo: dericafox
Let’s be real… I’ve never really cared if my house is clean. But once I started having children, the pretty low standards I began with kind of bottomed out.
My wonderful Mother-In-Law (a domestic goddess by all accounts…

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Mothers Are Human Beings: We All Make Mistakes

Photo: Photos by Kim Upton
I have a shocking revelation for you. Although we often look like superheroes, mothers are in fact HUMAN! This means that we are fallible, we make mistakes. Yes, all of us! We lose a child…

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10 Little Ways to Treat Yourself (Every Day)

Here are ten easy ways you can practice a bit of self-care at home, any day of the week.

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Gotcha! Best Places to Play Pokémon GO in Seattle

If your family has jumped on this latest gaming phenomenon, we’ve searched the city for the best places to capture Pokémon and the safest PokéStops to explore.

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The Moment My Baby Grew Up

Photo: Jessica Valcarcel
Today my husband and I took our two-year-old daughter to a six-year-old birthday party. I recognize that doesn’t appear that interesting but trust me it was. When we were invited to this party my first thought was…

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9 Ways To Help Your Child Relax After School

 
Photo: 1. Richard Leeming 2. Snow Bagel 3. Patrik Rising 4. Starmaid 5. Takashi Kiso 6. Daniel Pink 7. Yoga Rascals 8. John Morgan 9. Barney Moss
It’s time to go back to school! The days of summer leisure…

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Centennially Yours: 25 Ways to Make Your Day a 100

From 100 jelly beans to 100 words, we’ve found the secret to having a centennial day.

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Hilarious Tweets That’ll Have You in Stitches

From the soccer carpool to the never-ending assortment of mismatched socks, sometimes there are days when you’ve only got a few seconds (or 140 characters) to get in a good giggle. Well, sit back and get ready to scroll because…

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Northwest Trek Review

The first time I went to Northwest Trek, I was visiting my cousins who lived down the street from there. I remember seeing big animals in the wild and it felt like I was somewhere in the mid-West. The park…

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Cruising the Mediterranean with a Toddler

We were invited to a family wedding in Tuscany last summer and we decided to do some travel before the wedding. This was our first time taking our toddler to Europe so we really thought about where we’d like to…

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Say Spa-hhhhh: America’s Best Spas That Welcome Families

Forget trying to schedule an adults-only weekend. The whole family can indulge at one of these spa & resorts offering packages for all ages—even babies!

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Today Is Friday the 13th

 

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Today Is Friday the 13th

What could possibly go wrong?

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Did you know this is the only Friday the 13th in 2016? Read all about it and a dozen more freaky-cool things about the number 13.

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Make It Work: 8 Tips for Take Your Child to Work Day

Take your kids to work and be glad you did with this survival guide.

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You’ll Flip For This: 10 Ways to Get Upside-Down

In honor of National Upside-Down Day, we bring you ten ways to get your feet in the air and your head on the ground. Now flip out!

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Storm King Art Center: An Art Museum Where Running is Allowed

Without question, New York City has a vast assortment of amazing art museums to peruse, but bringing babies, diaper bags and destructive toddlers into sophisticated galleries can be a lot of work. If you’re in the mood from some culture,…

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5 Fun Things to Do After School

Back-to-school hasn’t been easy on any of us. Well, any of us who were left behind, that is. So even though our trips to museums and parks have slowed down, we’re still trying to fill our afternoons with fun. Here…

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Swing Around at Sabre Springs Park in San Diego

We can’t imagine a better way to enjoy the warm Southern California sun than with a trip to the park to monkey around on the playground and have a picnic. So if you’re in the Carmel Mountain Ranch area, plan…

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