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  • Christmas Movies
    What I Learned About Motherhood and Mindfulness From The Grinch
    For the first time in four years, I was able to travel home for, both, Thanksgiving and Christmas. This year, we did not participate in Black Friday shopping (other than casual online sales, read: standing in line for hours in hope to be one of ...
    HeHe Stewart
  • The Best TV Moms
    Entertainment and Activities
    The Best TV Moms We Could All Learn a Lesson From
    //--> As kids, TV provided some of the first glimpses of the different kinds of moms out there. Some were pictures of idealized perfection and some were more realistic. Who doesn’t love to peek into other families and see what connection we...
    Laura Richards
  • Family Life
    The Top 5 Podcasts For Parents In 2019
      //--> Podcasts are perfect for so many parents. They are easily incorporated into various lifestyles from commutes, to late-night nursing sessions, to waiting in the pick-up line. These podcasts cover everything from pregnancy to parenthood...
    HeHe Stewart
  • Diverse people holding emoji masks over face
    Family Life
    What Do Your Top 3 Emojis Say About You?
    What goes around comes around and that’s true for ancient hieroglyphics because let’s face it, emojis are the modern-day hieroglyph, right? They’re perfect to get a message across quickly plus they save you from those epic microphone speech...
    Laura Richards
  • First Time Dropping Your Child Off at School
    Mom's Corner
    Will You Survive Dropping Your Child at Daycare or Kindergarten for the First Time?
    The day I put my twins on a school bus for their first day of Kindergarten was wrenching. They couldn’t even see out the window they were so small. I got into my car, turned on the radio and heard the Fleetwood Mac song Landslide and burst into...
    Laura Richards
  • We Tested Sunscreens for Moms
    Mom's Health and Fitness
    We Tested 5 Sunblocks for Mom and Here's What We Found
    You know you do it. We all do. You spend 15 minutes covering your kid in sunblock from head to toe, but you don't put any on yourself. Or, you throw on a light layer of whatever you've put on your kid before you head out the door.  Well it's t...
    Laurie Mega
  • Parenting Style
    Your Parenting Style: Are You An Extreme Parent?
    Your Parenting Style: Are You An Extreme Parent? Think back to when you were a child--did your parents allow you to roam free and play as you pleased? Or did they keep you within eyesight and make sure you were supervised by an adult at all times...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • When Do You Tell Your Boss You
    Pregnant At Work
    When Do I Tell My Boss I'm Pregnant?
    “I just wanted to let you know…I’m pregnant.” Are you preparing to tell your boss, and Human Resources, about this exciting (and yes, also scary) news? First of all, congratulations! Next up on your agenda: handling the transition from w...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Princess Charlotte at Harry and Meghan
    Mom's Corner
    Meghan and Harry Got Married, but Princess Charlotte Was the Real Star
    Celebrities and royals from around the world gathered at Winsdor Castle to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (now the Duke and Dutchess of Sussex) wed last weekend. Everyone from Oprah Winfrey to the princess of Lesotho was there, and the crow...
    Laurie Mega
  • Moms-to-Be Can Beat the Heat With These Movies in Theaters
    Pregnancy
    Moms-to-Be Can Beat the Heat With These Must-See Summer Movies
    If you're in your second or third trimester—heck, even if you're in your first—the summer heat can be a real challenge. With summer fast approaching, you're going to need an escape plan. How about the movies? What could be better? It's air-c...
    Laurie Mega
  • Woman sitting on couch looking annoyed on computer
    Facebook
    Do You Know One of These Annoying Facebook Moms?
    Social media can be a wonderful thing, especially when you have kids. Not only does it allow you share pictures and milestones of your kids with your friends, it also can be a great source of support when the going gets tough and you need a place...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Mom's Corner
    Live Every Day Like You're at Target With These Home Décor Ideas
    I love following Target on Instagram. They have some of the most beautiful home décor ideas, and they're always up on the latest trends. Here are some of the best ideas I've found for spring. Brunch Brunch never goes out of style. With your own ...
    Laurie Mega
  • Is there a gun in the home
    Gun Safety
    Important Playdate Question: “Are You a Gun Owner?”
    In the weeks following the horrific school shooting in Parkland, FL, gun control has been a hot-button topic of conversation in the media, online and in our own homes. It's a divisive issue, playing out into (sometimes ugly) debates. Still, guns ...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Hygge in the Home
    Family Life
    9 Ways to Bring Hygge Into Your Home
    Does your home make you feel warm and cozy? When you come home at night, do you get a sense of peace and tranquility from your surroundings? Honestly, you should. Our homes are a personal extension of ourselves; so when you walk through the fron...
    Rachel Sokol
  • Family Life
    Mother/Daughter Relationships
    Mothers Raising Daughters: 30 Critical Tips
    Mothers Raising Daughters: 30 Critical Tips Woman to Woman Competition has the potential to be a very constructive experience. Among high-achieving women, one third of those studied mentioned that they could recall positive experiences centered ...
  • Fact Monster, a safe space for kids to find homework help
    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • Olympic Moms Making History
    Mom's Corner
    2018 Olympics: 2 Mom Athletes Making History Now
    We know all the blood, sweat and tears that go into being a mom. Now imagine you're also an Olympian. Yeah, we couldn't either. That's what makes these to women, one a trailblazing cross-country skiier and one a world champion snowboarder and par...
    Laurie Mega