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  • Baby
    Christmas
    Ways to Celebrate Baby's First Christmas
    It's common for parents to treat any of their baby's firsts as extra special. This includes, of course, the baby's first Christmas. Since they are so little, you are probably wondering what the best way to celebrate is. What can you do with a bab...
    Stefanie Miller
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    Holidays
    The Top Christmas Music Albums and Songs For Kids
    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...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
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    College Life
    Top 10 Care Package Items for College Students
    Show your college student that you love and miss her by mailing a care package full of dorm room essentials and comforting treats. Whether it's her birthday, Valentine's Day, finals time, or just because, learn what to send to brighten her day. ...
    Erin Dower
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    Holidays
    The Best Christmas Books for Kids
    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...
    Jennifer Caffelle
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    Holidays
    The 10 Best Ways to Spread Christmas Cheer for Kids and Families
    One of the best parts of the holidays is being able to spread a little Christmas joy everywhere you go. Help get your children into the spirit by trying these 10 ways to spread Christmas cheer, whether it be with family, friends, neighbors or str...
    Jennifer Caffelle
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    Holidays
    8 Virtual Christmas Activities to Do Throughout the Holiday Season
    The 2021 holiday season will certainly look different this year, as do so many other aspects of our lives due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that celebrating in-person with only the me...
    Lauren Anderson
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    Tabletop Games
    Top 10 Classic Tabletop and Basement Games for Kids
    Ahh, remember the good old days of playing pool, foosball, and other awesome games in your childhood friend's basement? Visit memory lane and cure your child's cabin fever — and video game addiction — with these 10 classic tabletop and baseme...
    Erin Dower
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    Holidays
    75 of the Best Elf on the Shelf Names
    If there is a more magical time of the year, it’s the Christmas season. The lights, music, and cuisine bring the nostalgia of old and new traditions. At last, some cheer for a long and arduous year: the tree is decorated, the nativity scene is ...
    Miranda Altice
  • kids opening their 4 gifts on Christmas
    Holidays
    The Ultimate Guide to the 4 Gift Rule for Kids
    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 featured ...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • teen girl opening stocking stuffer gift
    Holidays
    The 10 Best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Teens
    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...
    Jacqueline Weiss
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    Gifts
    11 Worst Holiday Gifts to Buy Your Spouse
    Buying a holiday gift for your spouse can be stressful — we get it. Sometimes, in the throes of desperation, you end up with a gift that leaves a little something to be desired. While you might not always hit the nail on the head with your gift...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Pregnancy
    Our Favorite Christmas Pregnancy Announcement 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...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • christmas gift exchange ideas for big families
    Holidays
    5 Christmas Gift Exchange Ideas for Big Families
    It’s the holiday season, and that means it’s a time of traditions, family, and gift giving. Having a big family can mean more excitement and merriment throughout the holidays, but it can also make a Christmas gift exchange problematic in some...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
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    Holidays
    How to Have a Minimalist Christmas with Kids
    Having a minimalist Christmas has become a goal for many parents, and for those parents who are not quite ready to go with a minimalist approach, there still seems to be interest in downsizing the overall gift-giving experience. There are many su...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
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    Dealing With In-Laws
    Dealing with Holiday Conflicts (and Satisfying Your In-Laws)
    Parents often don't realize the problems their married children experience as they try to balance loyalties to their own parents as well as to their in-laws and spouse during the holidays. If the older generation didn't experience the same stress...
  • baby looking out at window wondering "is santa is real?"
    Holidays
    Is Santa Real? 5 Santa Trackers to Use This Christmas Eve
    Is Santa real? There is nothing more real and special than the magic and joy that Santa Claus has brought to so many of us for as long as we can remember. There are so many exciting ways to get ready for Santa, but tracking Santa on Christmas Eve...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
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    Kids
    How to Tell Your Kids About Santa: A Step-by-Step Guide
    As the winter holiday season approaches, it also becomes a time of constant stories, images, decorations, and traditions involving Santa Claus for many families who celebrate Christmas. There is so much to love about Santa—the magic, the memori...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
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    Christmas
    25 Stocking 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 featured ...
    Miranda Altice