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All the Ways TikTok Taught Us to Be Better Parents

You’ll find some rock star hacks here!

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Interview with a Grandparent: 16 Questions to Ask

What was Grandma’s favorite toy? What was Papa’s favorite food?

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Stonyfield Launches Breakboxes For Adults & They’ll Make Self-Care (Slightly) Easier

Plus the money from each purchase goes directly to No Kid Hungry!

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The Best Lessons I Learned About Being a Mom, I Learned From My Dad

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It’s month 8 of my 1st pregnancy and sh*t is hitting the fan. Let’s imagine it’s that baby green kind that we can all relate to. I’m 3,000 miles away from my family and completely unsure of…

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Is Your Toddler Trying to Kill You?

Odds are, it feels like it! Introducing Beanstalk, our ad-free newsletter to help you survive Toddler Town.

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5 Unexpected Things I’ve Learned from My Daughter

“It’s hard to remember her wisdom sometimes when she is picking her nose and handing it to me ..but there is no doubt that becoming the mother to this little being has totally transformed me. Here are some of the unexpected things I learned from her.”

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Natalie Portman Released a New Children’s Book, Just in Time for the Holidays

We all know the story of the three little pigs… or do we? Just in time for holiday gifting, Academy Award-winning actress and activist Natalie Portman has introduced a new book that retells classic fables with a modern twist.

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Mom, Are Dead People Dead Forever?

“It can be scary, but being honest with our kids is always a better route than dressing everything up with fairytales and marshmallows. So here is how I answered the question about whether or not dead people are dead forever.”

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5 Pieces of Timeless & Relevant Advice from My Mom

“It is important to tell the people you love and care about how you feel, not to hold back. For, in the end, it’s the relationships we have with the people we love that truly matters.”

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Lucky Names Such as Iris & Felix are Trending

These names are bringing parents-to-be hope, luck and good fortune.

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The Proud Family Reunion

Keke Palmer Joins Cast of Disney+ “Proud Family” Reboot

All seasons of The Proud Family are currently available on Disney+.

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Confronting the Fear of the Unknown

“Is fear always a bad thing? Not necessarily—it’s an emotion that can help propel us towards our goals or warns us to slow down and proceed with caution.”

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All the Insight Needed to Transform My Heart I Learned from Parenting

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The words of Robert Fulghum’s essay, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten,” hung on my kitchen wall like a whisper of God’s grace amidst our daily living when my three kids were tiny tots.  He…

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Surprisingly Honest Lessons I’ve Learned by Observing My 3 Twenty-Somethings

So, I’ve done the infant thing, toddler thing, pre-school thing…all the way through the teen thing. And if wisdom means knowing what you don’t know, well then parenting has turned me into a side-eye sage. Apparently, I’m wise as all…

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How to Teach Little Kids about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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After the frantic weeks of December—decorating, shopping, cooking and baking—I love settling into the reflective time of January days. In a world of national and international strife, the inspiration and wisdom of Dr.…

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5 Trends You Can Talk About with Your Teenage Grandkids

Looking for a way to connect with your teenage grandkids? These five topic starters will surely open that communication door.

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These Moms Covered an Airport Lactation Station with the Best Notes of Encouragement

CEO Audrey Gelman got a major surprise when she stepped into this NYC airport lactation pod.

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Here’s Why You Should Never Stop Playing

Turns out, playtime isn’t just beneficial to kids but adults (and grandparents!) as well.

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The Case of the Picky Eater

How to get a picky eater to compromise and finally eat a veggie? 11 Years later, Jeff Belle discovers that the journey isn’t necessarily as straightforward as you would think (or like).

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Going to War for the Career Family

I’m looking for inspiration and I find nothing.

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You Are Enough, Mamas

“To all of you work-outside-the-home and work-inside-the-home and trying-to-do-both mamas out there: I see you and see how hard you are working at *everything* and I admire you.”

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The Secret to Raising Polite Kids? Ask Victoria Beckham

Posh Spice could be the new Ms. Manners—for kids.

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What The REAL Teenage Years Are Like

Diapers and strollers and sippy cups have become boxer shorts and MetroCards and coffee cups.

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How Every Mom Can Own Her Power & Authenticity in 2018

Moms, here is the permission slip—that you didn’t really need in the first place.

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A Timeless Children’s Classic Lands on Stage at SCT

You and your little thespians are in for a real treat when you make a date to see this latest production adapted from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s modern classic.

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5 Lessons in Productive Parenting from a Mom of 8

Sage advice for whether you have eight kids, one kid or somewhere in between

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This 85-Year-Old Grandma Trying to Use Google Home Will Make Your Day

Grandparents and technology don’t always mix well.

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January Spoke Writing Challenge: The Productive Parent

Whether it’s parenting hacks, healthy habits or what a productive parent mindset is for you, we want to hear your stories! 

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Kristen Bell’s Latest Parenting Hack Is Pure Mom Genius

This parenting tip is so simple, yet so effective.

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“Bad Moms” Stars Mila Kunis and Kristen Bell Share the Parenting Advice Their Own Moms Gave Them

These tips from the movie’s leading ladies are great advice for all moms.

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