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The Worst & Best of Parenting

“At times, I cry on my husband’s shoulder because I am so bored and frustrated with being a mother even if the kids haven’t misbehaved the entire day.”

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Tiger Electronics Handheld Games Relaunching at Toy Fair

Classic games will soon be back at your fingertips.

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

Photo: Frantisek_Krejci
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 Crush Your Morning (Fashion) Routine

Feel like you’ve lost your personal style since becoming a mom? Lauren Woodworth breaks down the five staples that will keep you fashionably rockin day or night.

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5 Tips for Your Kid’s First Trip to the Movies

If you have little kids, you have to put a bit more thought into a visit to the multiplex, especially the first time you go. Here are some tips for making the first venture to the theater a success.

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How I’m Tidying Up My Life

It sounds so simple. Keep the things in your life that give you joy; get rid of the stuff that doesn’t.

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American School Lunches Will Soon Offer Fewer Healthy Options for Kids

Be prepared for some big changes to your kid’s school lunch menu.

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This Handy Tool Helps You Figure Out Dinner with What’s in Your Fridge

The dinner time struggle is now a cake walk, thanks to this new app.

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Make Your Amazon Purchases Count for So Much More This Week

Shop on Amazon to help your favorite charity!

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Next-Level Productivity Hacks You Only Discover as Parent

“I thought I knew all of the productivity hacks there were to learn. Then I became a parent.”

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Disney Worlds Magical Unicorn Cupcakes Were Practically Made for Instagram

They’re so pretty, you *almost* don’t want to eat them.

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Staying Home With Sick Kids During Winter Is Utterly Exhausting

I first started writing this post in 2014 when my kids were sick. I’m not sure which illness they had at the time, but I was sitting there, watching Frozen for the millionth time, because that’s what my then 1-year-old…

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What Are School Share Tables?

The share table is becoming a regular part of school lunchrooms, and here’s what you need to know.

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The First Full-Service Baby Food Delivery Company Is Launching Nationwide

This new company is about to change the way you feed your baby.

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Hey Moms, Do You Need a Self-Care Retreat?

Here’s why these retreats, geared toward women of color, are growing and evolving.

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Parents Call Out Food Network on Hilarious Peanut Butter Sandwich “Hack”

You’ll never look at a peanut butter sandwich the same way again.

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You’re Only Human and That’s Okay

Some of us are more relaxed than others, but sooner or later most of us get to the point that we stress out. Admittedly, I’m someone who reaches that point very soon. It doesn’t really help that I have a…

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Panera Bread Now Offers Half-Size Menu Items for Kids

Panera Bread is revolutionizing the way kids eat out.

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My Secret to Success Has Taught Me This about Parenting

A lot of people take themselves very seriously. I get it; there exists within us from the very beginning a need to feel important, that our lives are necessary and that we validate our being. Without feeling like we are…

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This Dad’s Candy Wrapper Trick Is Every Parent Everywhere

Can’t get your kids to come when you call them? Try this clever dad’s parenting hack.

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Hilary Duff Posts Photo of Her ‘Flaws’ and It Is Beautiful

Hilary Duff’s latest Instagram post is not perfect and women everywhere are loving it.

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This Doctor Delivered a Baby While She Was Also in Labor

This OBGYN loves her job so much she kept on delivering babies — even when she was in labor with her own.

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Ways I’ve Learned to Step Out & Find Those Mom Friends We Need So Much

Do you struggle like many moms to find mom friends? I have gone through many times like this in my life and wanted to share some things I have learned.

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When I was in high…

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These Clothes Are Designed to Stretch With Growth Spurts

This expandable clothing line might just be the solution you’ve been looking for.

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To My Husband on Father’s Day… All the Ways We Need You!

I probably don’t have to tell you this as I am sure you can imagine – triplets put a strain on my marriage. More than 4 years later we are in a much better place, but I know my husband…

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To The Working Mom Who Called me “Spoiled” For Being A Stay at Home Mom

Being a mom is the most precious gift of god. It is a feeling that is unimaginably precious. And enjoying this motherhood journey brings true joy and satisfaction in our life. But as a human tendency, we never skip a…

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My Biggest Stepmom Lesson Came from a Lunchbox Brownie

When I first became a stepmom, I loved making the kids lunches. For some (rookie) reason I found it fun. I put a lot of time, effort and care into what I packed, and was very passionate about giving the…

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5 Rules to Enforce After Spring Cleaning

Photo: Michal Jarmoluk
As a former neat freak and now as a mom, I always feel like giving myself a huge pat on the back for successfully cleaning my house because half the time, there are little tornados following behind…

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School Pictures That Make Us Shudder

The annual grade school picture. These rights of passage only have two gears: blissfully gorgeous or horribly awkward.
I am going to step out on a limb and say that about 90% of grade school pictures fall into that second…

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Attention Target Shoppers: You’ve Gone Cray!

My local Target is my happy place. I shop there, I write about it, I pretty much know every single employee by name. It truly is my home away from home. As much as I obsess over my shopping Mecca,…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Travel With Young Kids

Photo: Javier Luraschi
Whenever we tell people we’re planning a trip with our kids to a foreign country there’s quite a few that react like we just told them that we’re going to Mars. Travel isn’t necessarily for everyone, and…

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To Moms Who Waste Coffee

Read this Dad’s heartfelt essay to moms everywhere.

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6 Things Moms Didn’t Appreciate in Their 20s

Photo: London Scott
Dear Twenties,
I’m so sorry. I mean, I am really sorry because, I honestly never really appreciated you. Not even a little bit. When I was in my twenties I had no comprehension of time or real…

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Today Is #NationalCoffeeDay

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Today Is #NationalCoffeeDay

Don’t leave home without it.

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You know what goes great with a cup of coffee? Everything. But especially coffee cake.

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Never run out of coffee again thanks to these coffee prescriptions…we mean subscriptions.

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The One Thing Parents Wished They Did on Vacation But Didn’t This Summer

Can you guess what it is? Click through for the results of our first-ever travel survey.

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What You Need to Know About Momstamp

Learn about Momstamp and why it’s a great platform for small business owners AND local parents.

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