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Updated: March 31, 2021

Holiday Gift Guide: 15 Gift Ideas for New Moms or Moms-to-Be

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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 in this post, we may receive a small commission for it.

Gift giving can be hard, but it makes it even more challenging when someone is in a very specific category or place in their life. Let’s say an expectant mom!

Updated: November 11, 2020

Easing Up On House Rules During the Coronavirus Pandemic

4 house rules to ease up on during coronavirus

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 #stayhome with our families while also attempting some degrees of normalcy with work, homeschool, and botched social interaction.

More: The Ultimate Guide to Working From Home With Kids

Updated: April 25, 2022

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Irish Twins

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Imagine finding out you’re pregnant again while you still have a newborn. The term “Irish Twins” refers to siblings born within a year of each other, and it definitely does happen. While birthing two babies in the span of a year has its challenges, there are also many uniquely special benefits to raising siblings close in age. 

More: Do Twins Run in Families? A Genetic Explanation

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Obstacles to a Perfect Marriage

Obstacles to a Perfect Marriage

The Blame Game

Some people fall into the habit of expecting their spouse to make them happy. Imagine that you are feeling stressed at work and come home every evening in a bad mood. You argue with everything your spouse says without even thinking about it. You are basically not good company. Your spouse retreats to the back room and doesn't want much to do with you. You don't feel like eating alone but end up eating a cold can of soup for dinner. You feel even worse and start to feel really sorry for yourself.

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Updated: March 2, 2021

The Top Toys for Kids from Amazon's Top 100 Toy List 2019

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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 in this post, we may receive a small commission for it.

Updated: May 15, 2019

Setting College and Career Goals

Setting College and Career Goals

The Future is Closer Than You Think
The wonderful world of full-time employment may seem light-years away to kids, no matter how often adults tell them how quickly the high school and college years fly by.

But today's high school students will be facing a work-world that moves at warp speed. It's not too early for kids to be thinking about where they might be headed professionally, what they want and need from a college education, and how they'll get there.

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Making Time to Be with Your Spouse

Making Time to Be with Your Spouse

The Spice Rack

A great way to eliminate arguments over what you want to do is for each of you to write down three places you would like to go on three separate pieces of paper. Pick one out of a hat and go for it!

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Updated: April 20, 2022

Best Experience Gift Ideas Perfect For Sweet 16s

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Sweet 16 is a milestone to celebrate and a time to make memories. Finding the perfect sweet 16 birthday gift is important, and there’s no better way to do it than by giving the gift of experience. Memories of a special time can last a lifetime, and there are so many that you can gift your birthday girl with that will be poignant experiences. Here are the top ten best sweet 16 experience gifts.

More: Sweet 16 Gifts for Girls

Updated: May 15, 2019

Hawaiian Luau

Hawaiian Luau

Age: Preschool through elementary
Time: An afternoon
Type of activity: Arts and Crafts

A luau is a "Ohana" (family) occasion where everyone comes together to celebrate. Any event is a goodreason to have a luau. The day is filled with love, smiles, music, dancing, and lots of fresh flowers and delicious foods.

Begin your luau by making leis for everyone to wear.

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Updated: December 18, 2019

How to Have a Minimalist Christmas with Kids

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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 substantial reasons to attempt a more minimalist approach this Christmas. The benefits impact your children, the earth, and your wallet for the better.

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Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

They're Baaaack!
They invade from every corner of the country, arriving in trains, planes, and automobiles. They're sleep-deprived and burned out, bearing laundry bags instead of gifts. Yes, the holidays are here, and our college students are back home!

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by: Erin Dower

Smart Rules of Thumb for Children's App Use

Rules of Thumb on Children's App Use

It goes without saying that smartphones and apps have become an integral part of our everyday lives. But what about our children's lives? At what age is it okay to let your kids start using smartphones? Which apps are safe and which are not?

We've done some investigating to help you navigate the tricky world of smartphones, tablets and app use.

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Updated: February 12, 2020

A Parent's To-Do List for the Summer Before Your Teen Heads Off to College

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The summer before your teen heads off to college for the first time seems to fly by faster than any previous summers! Once your teen has committed to the school of their choice—and continues to deny they have “Senioritis”—it’s time for them to hunker down and tackle all the last-minute stuff. They’ll (hopefully) appreciate your help, especially because you may not always be there physically if they’re dorm-living in another city come fall.