• 3 ways to celebrate a name day
    Baby Names
    3 Ways to Celebrate a Name Day
    Choosing a name is one of the most important and exciting parts of parenthood. They imply a sense of identity, uniqueness, personality, and tradition. And it’s not just for the first name, it’s how it flows with the middle and family name. On...
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  • 12 books about divorce for kids
    How Divorce Affects Children
    12 Helpful Books for Kids About Divorce Recommended by Parents and Therapists
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • 50 baby names that mean blessing
    Baby Names
    50 Names That Mean "Blessing"
    The word "blessing" is soaked in history and has been translated into a collection of languages and meanings. Throughout it’s journey over thousands of years, one thing still remains true: the symbolism and overall message that it breathes int...
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  • 25 children
    Diversity Awareness
    25 Children’s Books for Kids About Race and Racism
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • best fidget devices for kids with adhd
    ADHD
    The Best Fidget Toys for Kids with ADHD
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • The ultimate list of books for kids to read before they are teens
    Children's Books
    The Ultimate Bucket List of Books to Read for Kids
    One of the very first places we turn to when we need to explain ideas to kids or to push the limits of the imagination is a good book. While we consider some kid’s books as classics found in any home library, others are newer releases well wort...
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  • Help! My baby doesn
    Genetics and Pregnancy
    My Baby Looks Nothing Like Me: A Genetic Explanation
    The creation of a human body goes far beyond simple building blocks. For around nine months, the womb meticulously assembles microscopic fragments of DNA from both parents to create a unique individual. During that time, parents anticipate how th...
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  • The best dad jokes of 2020
    Father's Day
    The 60 Best Dad Jokes of All Time
    There is something about dad jokes that foster a weird mixture of satisfaction with a dash of annoyance. Maybe it's the fact that dad jokes are short, corny, and relatively harmless that makes them so lovable. Or perhaps it's the sparkle in dad's...
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  • 4 house rules to ease up on during coronavirus
    Coronavirus Resources for Parents
    Easing Up On House Rules During the Coronavirus Pandemic
    Now more than ever, you can let go of your attempts to be Mary Poppins or the perfect parent. The rollercoaster of events caused by COVID-19 has forced us to dig deep and rethink what is most important in life. But meanwhile, we are required to #...
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  • 12 meaningful rainbow baby gifts
    Gifts
    12 Meaningful Rainbow Baby Gift Ideas
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • 50 baby names with a tropical island vibe
    Baby Names
    50 Tropical Island Baby Names
    Soft, white sand. Warm, crystal blue waters. Upbeat reggae with inviting aromas of coconut and sunscreen. If this imagery appeals to your senses, you’ve undeniably been kissed by the island gods themselves. Whether your island beat sways to th...
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  • most popular viking names for babies
    Baby Names
    The Most Popular Viking Names to Inspire Your Search
    Vikings have always been a genuinely fascinating culture. These Scandinavian seafarers are notorious for their worldly raids, longships, battle cries, and fierce women. Although the origin of the word Viking is still debated amongst scholars, man...
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  • woman reading her Ancestry.com results
    Family History and Genealogy
    How to Read Your Ancestry.com Results
    So you’ve sent off your magical vial of saliva and the moment you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived… your AncestryDNA results! You start to sweat a few bullets when you ask yourself for the hundredth time, “What cultures run through...
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  • Grandparents sharing family history inspired gifts with their grandchildren
    Holidays
    8 Family History and Genealogy Gift Ideas
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • Picture of manStocking Stuffers for Kids That They'll Actually Use (Under $10)
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items fea...
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  • Family spending time with each other and playing with balloons at family reunion
    Family Life
    15 Unique Family Reunion Ideas
    Somehow you have managed to get the entire family to meet together in one location on a chosen date. Congratulations! If you can do this, you can do anything… including a plan for the rest of the reunion, or delegate someone to help. If you’r...
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  • 12 mini Christmas gifts boxes labelled 1 through 12
    Parties and Gifts
    12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • woman drinking kombucha while pregnant
    Pregnancy
    Can You Drink Kombucha While Pregnant?
    Life’s little jokes seem to expand when you’re pregnant. Suddenly, your amazing list of can-do’s shrinks into a long, uninspiring list of cannot’s. You’ll find your favorite foods take up a hefty portion of the new no-no list: sushi, de...
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    Teens
    Snapchat 101: A Helpful Guide for Parents of Teens
    Snapchat is a great example of the evolution of social media, and it gives teens practically everything they’re looking for in an app: a way to creatively share chosen moments with friends while simultaneously making themselves look awesome.  ...
  • Baby Girl Dressed Up in Witch Halloween Costume Spooky Vampire/Witch Names of 2019
    Baby Names
    The Spookiest Vampire and Witch Names for 2020
    Historically, witches and vampires have had villainous and evil reputations, and rightfully so. But over time, many people have come to love representing their rebellious and magical behaviors by giving a child or pet a mystical or spooky name....
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