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Easy Confetti Party Craft Perfect for New Year’s Eve

Ring in 2021 with an activity that really pops.

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Don’t Give up on Christmas

“To the mama who is crying on Christmas eve, I see you. I know you are trying. I know it is hard. But your kids don’t need you to replicate the Christmas of your dreams. They need you to build the Christmas of their dreams.”

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23 Gift-Wrapping Hacks That Make You Look Like a Pro

Whether you run out of tape, bows or need to wrap that odd-sized gift, we’ve got the tricks that’ll get you through.

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HEINZ Ketchup Just Dropped a Holiday Merch Shop

Find the ultimate gift for the condiment queen or king in your life.

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Our Favorite Holiday Gifts for Babies & Toddlers in 2020

Not sure what to get for your favorite babies and toddlers? Check out our gift guides!

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Give Your Kids an Experience This Christmas, Not Toys! (Here’s Why)

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Over two thousand years ago the Buddha observed that “cravings” were the source of most of our suffering. (And he was pretty wise… like a Buddha, in fact!)
Basically, cravings cause us to chase after pleasure…

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12 Creative (& Easy) Valentine’s Day Card Box Ideas

We’ve got artsy ideas that include everything from a unicorn valentine box to heart-printed paper.

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Stationary Chain Papyrus Set to Close All of Its Stores

Don’t worry, those beautiful greeting cards will still be around.

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Target-Christmas

This Mom Learned a Valuable Lesson on Her Latest Target Run

A mom recently had an encounter at Target that she won’t soon forget.

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Where Does Your State Rank on Christmas Cheer?

What level of ho-ho-holiday spirit do you and your neighbors have? Find out!

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Dunkin’ Has a New Online-Only Pop-Up Shop for the Holidays

From srunchies to fanny packs, get it all at Dunkin’.

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Little Boy Opens the Most Special Christmas Gift Ever & We Need ALL The Tissues

We’re pretty sure this is the best Christmas gift ever.

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JetBlue Wants to Send You Home for the Holidays with a Free Flight

Send your family the very best present of all this holiday season.

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How to Totally Win at Holiday Gift Wrapping This Year

Make those gifts extra special this year with this amazing wrapping paper.

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Calling All PTA Moms & Dads: THIS Is How You School Fundraise Like a Boss

Forget bake sales—this is the best school fundraising idea ever.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week

It’s that time of year, time to overindulge in eggnog and vent about our Holiday parenting frustrations on Twitter! Here are some of our favorite funny parenting tweets of the week. Enjoy!

Just sayin’….

My daughter just asked me how…

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The Hippest Holiday Pop-Ups and Boutiques

Beat some of the big box store crowds by checking out these one-of-a-kind boutiques and pop-up shops.

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This Simple Folding Method Is The Trick to Wrapping Oddly Shaped Gifts

If you’re giving a gift that doesn’t come in a box, there’s still a way to wrap it without it looking like a crumpled mess. Gift bags at the store can be way overpriced, and let’s be real– kids love…

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This Advent Calendar Will Change How You Think about the Holidays

The lead up to Christmas can be a crazy few weeks: so much to do and so little time. If we aren’t careful we can lose the magic in the rush to recreate a “perfect” family Christmas, like the kind…

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The Hottest “Star Wars” Toy of the Holiday Season

If you have a mini Jedi at home, you’ll want to get your hands on this before it’s too late.

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My Family Moved Houses and This is How We Helped Our Kids Adjust

We’re moving house. It’s chaos. Not only that, we’re moving into one temporary rental before moving into a longer term rental whilst looking for our next family home. Yet Ella is really worried about moving house. Bless her, she’s only…

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Why I Don’t Want Gifts at My Daughter’s Birthday Party

At the bottom of my daughter’s birthday party invitations you’ll see a note that reads, “No Gifts Necessary.”
Why? Because I’m an evil mother and I don’t want her to have any fun.
No, that’s not it.
My dear daughter…

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5 Simple, Meaningful Birthday Traditions That Our Family Loves

Here are a few of our birthday traditions we’ve started with our children. The best part about is that they cost almost nothing, yet are still very meaningful.

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9 Building Ideas That Aren’t LEGO Bricks

We all love LEGO bricks but sometimes builders need to think outside the blocks. Here are 9 at-home ideas you can try today.

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5 Fabulous Flight-Free Holiday Destinations (That Aren’t to Grandma’s House)

Check out our favorite holiday destinations that are just a sleigh ride away from Atlanta.

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The Holiday EXPERIENCES: The Other Way to Go

Photo: Chris Kelly
Toys, toys and more toys! Presents galore under the tree that quickly end up with missing pieces likely underfoot in the middle of the night indicated found by the loud obscenities screamed by the lucky treasure finder.…

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The Imperfect Guide To Surviving The Holidays

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The holidays are fast-approaching, I hate this time of year. Everyone rushing around with fake smiles on their faces as they pass me by in the shopping center. Yes, you heard me right, fake smiles! I don’t care…

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I’m a Cookie-Baking, Holiday-Music Singin’ Fool…and that’s Okay

Photo: Gabby Cullen
The holidays, oh, the holidays! As a kid, I loved helping my mom decorate the house and I couldn’t wait to go look at Christmas lights with hot cocoa in the backseat of the family mini-van. I…

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Toddler Holiday Giving Calendar

As the holidays roll around this year the twins will be 21 months old. Thankfully, they are not old enough to understand what’s currently going on in the world, but after this week of the election and the aftermath, one…

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Holiday Shopping: Staying Organized And In Budget

Thanksgiving is over, the tree is up and twinkling with lights, your stockings are hung, and you have visions of a peaceful, relaxing holiday with your family. Singing Christmas carols, baking cookies, curling up under a warm blanket and drinking…

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My Light Went Out

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I found myself Googling, “Should I stay for the kids.” I begged God to tell me what to do. I cried daily as I walked around my perfect house. Six years of marriage counseling, three beautiful boys, no…

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Motherhood Has Turned Me into a Christmas Maniac

Motherhood has turned me into a full on Christmas maniac. I’ve already bought several gifts, though I’m still trying to figure out the perfect hiding spot (I’m looking for the right mix of “out of the way” and “won’t forget…

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Baby’s First Holiday Card: 10 Mistakes to Avoid

Don’t let your festive photo efforts turn into one big holiday photo card fail. Follow our tips.

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