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- Dr. Jillian Roberts
Adidas’ decision to drop Kanye is an important lesson for kids

The company put profit aside and stood up against Kanye West's horrific antisemitism. This gives parents the perfect opening to have a powerful conversation.

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- CJ Harder
Fans think Taylor Swift revealed Blake Lively’s new baby’s name on Midnights

This wouldn't be the first time Taylor has mentioned her bestie's kids, and the name is adorable!

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- Jessica Pollack
Yup, Meghan Markle is “that mom” and we can totally relate

Add this to the list of things that all moms do at one time or another (and another, and another, and another).

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- Justin Lam
This pregnant firefighter rescued a car crash victim while fully in labour

A few contractions couldn't stop Megan Warfield from doing her civic duty—just hours before her baby was born.

The post This pregnant firefighter rescued a car crash victim while fully in labour appeared first on Today's Parent.

- CJ Harder
This hospital hair salon is pampering NICU parents in the sweetest way

Having spent time in the NICU herself, hair stylist Sarah Pulley jumped at the opportunity to open a hospital "Beauty Bar" with Ronald McDonald House Charities.

The post This hospital hair salon is pampering NICU parents in the sweetest way appeared first on Today's Parent.

- Chatelaine
What it’s like growing up as the daughter of renowned sexpert Sue Johanson

Everybody has a story about Sue—an educational pioneer who people knew and loved.

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- Justin Lam
Watch Serena Williams’ 5yo hilariously mistake tampons for cat toys

She's not the first kid to find some fun in period products.

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- Kathryn Ross
A video of my toddler went viral on Insta and I’m getting tons of hate

It’s wild how fast people on social media can go from “Aww, so cute!” to “You’re a slut and a bad mom.”

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- Emily McDonald
9 gender reveal parties that ended in tragedy

Can we stop blowing things up to announce the genitals of an unborn baby now?

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- Justin Lam
Look out for these baby name trends in 2023

Can't decide on a name for your baby? The experts at Nameberry have finally released their annual report and there are definitely some surprises.

The post Look out for these baby name trends in 2023 appeared first on Today's Parent.

- Amanda
Constipation in children: What parents need to know

5-year-old Myra complained of stomach ache. Worried, the parents took her to the doctor for a check up. When the doctor suggested an X ray of the abdomen, they were naturally worried. But the results shocked them. The child was heavily constipated, which was resulting in the stomach ache. Signs of chronic constipation A majority [...]

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- Amanda
Are you ready to have a baby? Questions to ask and signs to look out for

Are you thinking about having a baby but feeling confused? Relax, it’s a big decision that can alter your life to a great extent, so it’s actually great to think it through before you and your partner decide to go ahead with it. Here are some essential factors to consider and question to ask yourself [...]

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- Amanda
Birth control methods: Facts every couple should know

It is also referred to as contraception or anticonception As simple as its name is, birth control prevents pregnancy. It is also referred to as contraception or anticonception. Several birth control methods are used as a measure to limit unexpected and unplanned pregnancies. The usage of birth control dates back to ancient times, as per [...]

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- Amanda
10 lessons children learn from family value

It is often commented that children are a reflection of their parents. In this dynamic world, values play a very important role in the shaping of a human character. So, it would help if you taught them these basic values for life. There are many life lessons that a child learns from his family, below [...]

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- Amanda
Ovulation pain: Can it be a sign?

An unpleasant sensation of cramps always bothers us, which you already know comes with the menstrual cycle, but what about abdominal pain between your periods or in the middle of the cycle, this indicates you are experiencing ovulating pain though unpleasant is completely a normal phenomenon which occurs when your ovary releases its monthly egg. [...]

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- Amanda
Why are men reluctant to talk about infertility to their doctors? Why does it impact their mental health?

Infertility is mainly a disease of the reproductive system and it can occur in both men and women. Infertility in males lowers the chances of getting pregnant with their female partner. It has been reported that one-third of the infertility cases are related to men. There are various reasons behind male infertility, among which problems [...]

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- Amanda
Mini Spinach and Cheese Samosa – Monsoon Recipe

Indian Monsoons & Rainy Season always have their own story to narrate. The pitter-patter of the raindrops in tune with the sound of your favorite song, the chilly breeze, and a cup of piping hot chai act as appetizers and leave your taste buds craving for some chatpatta hot spicy snacks! Here we are sharing [...]

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- Amanda
Monkeypox in India: All you need to know about NEW government guidelines

Union Health Ministry on Wednesday released guidelines to prevent the spread of Monkeypox disease. India reported its first Monkeypox-related death yesterday. In the wake of the rising cases of Monkeypox in the country, Union Health Ministry on Wednesday released guidelines to prevent the spread of Monkeypox disease. The Ministry, in its official communication, informed that [...]

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- Amanda
How to tell if your water is breaking during pregnancy

Water breaking is associated with the breaking of the amniotic sac, before the birth of a baby. The amniotic fluidis the liquid that surrounds the unborn baby during pregnancy. The fetus floats in this fluid. This fluid also does the work of cushioning the fetus and it keeps increasing as the pregnancy progresses. The amount of amniotic [...]

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- Amanda
Jaggery Aam Ka Panna

Aam Ka Panna Recipe With Jaggery is a tangy – minty drink made of raw mango. Raw mangoes are stove-roasted till cooked from within to achieve the smoky flavor. You could also pressure cook the raw mangos and use its pulp for this recipe. But the wire mesh roasted raw mangoes tastes very different and [...]

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- Amanda
10 Essential Skin Care Tips For Teens

Teenage is the time of human life when changes happen; youth first gets reflected in behavior and appearance. But it is also the time of adolescence; it is also the time of hormones. Changing hormones turn glowing soft baby skin into rough and damaged skin. Pimples and acne are common skin problems that almost every [...]

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- Amanda
10 Signs Of Labor And What To Do When You Are In It

Although doctors give a probable date for the labor, it often happens before or after the due date. Labour is when the baby is finally ready to be out. The whole period of labor is very uncomfortable and confusing for women. They don’t know when it begins because they can’t differentiate between the pain of [...]

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- Amanda
Why is deworming necessary for your child?

When your little one grows, you give to take care of their vaccinations, so their body is ready to fight any kind of virus or disease. Parents are aware of Polio shots and vaccination shots, but one of the treatments which not many parents are aware of is Deworming. Deworming is necessary for every child [...]

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- Amanda
Oats For Babies: Nutritional Value, Health Benefits, And Recipes

When you start weaning your baby or stop breastfeeding, you start feeding them with more and more new solid food so that you can provide them with a variety of food and your baby can develop their taste pallet. It is also essential that with providing the baby with varieties, you keep in mind that [...]

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- Amanda
Stress, anxiety, and depression during pregnancy can hinder cognitive development in offspring

According to a new study at the Children’s National Hospital, increased stress, anxiety, and depression in pregnant women altered key features of the fetal brain which subsequently cause a decline in cognitive development in offspring at 18 months of age. The findings of the research were published in the journal ‘JAMA Network’. Researchers followed a cohort of 97 pregnant [...]

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- Lisa Fogarty, and ,BDG Commerce
Little Sleepies Black Friday Sale Is The Perfect Time To Stock Up On Cozy Pajamas For The Whole Family
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the best days to score 30% off Little Sleepies bamboo essentials. The sale will run from November 21st until November 29th and doorbuster select prints will also be featured at 65% off.
- Brianne Hogan
Are Poinsettias Poisonous To Cats & Dogs? We Asked A Veterinarian
If you plan to bring poinsettias home for the holidays, Dr. Paola Cuevas had advice for keeping the family pets safe.
- Leigh Blickley
Andy Cohen Talks Single Fatherhood & His Hack For Holiday-ing With Kids
The radio and talk show host opens up to Scary Mommy about finding balance in his hectic life.
- Candace Nagy
Healthybaby’s Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales Event Is Seriously *So* Good
Healthybaby offers the cleanest baby, pregnancy and postpartum, and family and home essentials — and its Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales event is too good to miss.
- BDG Commerce
The Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals On Amazon
Get your holiday shopping done early this year with the help of Amazon’s Black Friday deals that feature deep discounts on the best gifts.
- Deirdre Kaye
35+ Holiday Cooking Tips From Chefs To Feast Your Eyes On
Cooking a holiday meal doesn't have to be stressful with these chef-sanctioned tips.
- Deirdre Kaye
Male Vs. Female Dogs: How To Decide Which Pup Is Right For Your Family
Are there really behavioral and training differences in dogs of different sexes? Experts weigh in with advice on choosing the best dog for your family.
- Katie Garrity
Savannah Chrisley Revealed She Has Custody Of Siblings After Parents Sentenced to Prison
“I come home Tuesday, and I have custody of a 16-year-old and a 10-year-old," she said on her podcast.
- Leigh Blickley
Christina Ricci Sold Her Designer Bags And Jewelry To Fund Divorce
The "Yellowjackets" star said goodbye to her extensive Chanel collection to pay for multiple court situations against ex James Heerdegen.
- Katie Garrity
The Cast of 'Love Actually' Is Reuniting For The Film's 20th Birthday
The cast of the 2003 holiday movie Love Actually are set to reunite for an ABC News special with Diane Sawyer for the film's 20th birthday.
- Kelly Schremph
Will 'Wednesday' Season 2 Happen? The Fate Of The New Addams Family
There's a new Wednesday Addams in town, but is she here to stay? Here's what we know about a 'Wednesday' Season 2 renewal, release date, and more.
- Leigh Blickley
Ryan Reynolds Knows Having Four Kids Is 'Gonna Be Nuts'
But the actor, his wife Blake Lively, and their three daughters are "very excited" to expand their family.
- Samm Davidson
Oh Sh*t, It's Time For The Elf Again
The elf burnout is real.
- Samm Davidson
I Hated Being Pregnant, So Why Do I Miss It?
I guess I’m just not ready to be done yet.
- Julie Sprankles
16 Thanksgiving Movies You Can Stream Right Now
'Tis the season — to watch Thanksgiving movies that make you feel better about your family's dysfunctional holiday get-togethers.
- Michelle Sparks, and ,BDG Commerce
9 Sheet Masks For The Busy Mom Who Needs A Little R&R
Sheet masks should be a part of every daily skincare routine. From hydrating to moisurizing to anti-aging— the best sheet masks of 2021, according to moms.
- Julie Sprankles
James Van Der Beek On The Holidays, Healing, & His Hopes For His Kids
Just ahead of Thanksgiving, James Van Der Beek gets vulnerable about the things he's most grateful for these days.
- Maggie Clancy
Long Hours At Day Care Doesn’t Worsen A Child’s Behavior
A new study from Boston College suggests that longer time spent in daycares does not cause a child to have unwanted behaviors or act in an anti-social manner.
- Katie Garrity
A Veteran Mom Comforts A Newly Single Mom In Inspiring, Funny Video
A veteran single mom offers up some wise words of wisdom for a newly single mom who is begging for tips in a viral TikTok.
- Krystal Martinez
TikTok Mom Exposes The Nightmare of Potty Training In Shocking, Funny Video
Toddler Austin is learning to use the potty, and according to his mom on TikTok, it's not going so smoothly.
- Amy Morrison
Best Deals on Pregnancy & Baby Products
The best sales and deals on maternity and baby gear, clothes, and toys. Check out our Facebook page to see the minute-to-minute updates!
- Amy Morrison
2022 Best Gifts for Pregnant Women (That Aren't for the Baby)
Top gifts for pregnant women - that aren't for the baby. Everything from splurges to truly unique presents for a woman during pregnancy.
- Amy Morrison
Great Gifts for a New Dad (or Dad-To-Be)
Gift ideas for new dads (or dads-to-be)! From silly to seriously awesome, these unique but useful presents will make any father happy.
- Emily Ramirez
What You Need to Know About the New DockATot Safety Warning
The CPSC issued a warning against the DockATot after it was deemed unsafe for infant sleep. It hasn't had a recall (yet) but this is what we know
- Amy Morrison
Fresh, New & Newsworthy
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The newest and freshest baby and pregnancy gear that just hit the market along with important news. I'll add to this section frequently so check in to see what the latest and greatest is!

Mockingbird Stroller Recall

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- Emily Ramirez
What You Need to Know About the Mockingbird Stroller Recall
Some lots of the Mockingbird Single-to-Double stroller have been voluntarily recalled. Here's what you need to know and what to do next.
- Kayla Young
Best Places to Buy Baby Furniture in Canada
If you’re a Canadian parent, you may be wondering where to buy baby furniture. Here are the best places to shop in Canada no matter your budget.
- Amy Morrison
Bobbie vs. ByHeart: Similarities & Differences
We compare Bobbie and ByHeart baby formulas and highlight the most important similarities and differences between the two.
- Kayla Young
Best Wooden Baby Toys: 25 Quality Picks
Our carefully selected top wooden baby toy picks. Here are 25 safe, non-toxic, quality heirlooms that spark creativity and cognitive development.
- Amy Morrison
Best Thoughtful Holiday Gift Ideas for Newborns 2022
23 picks for this year's best gifts for newborns. Ideas include keepsakes, toys, PJs, and unique custom baby gifts that any new parent will love.
- Amy Morrison
26 Practical Baby Stocking Stuffer Ideas for 2022
The best affordable and small baby gifts for any babies (boy or girl) who are having their first Christmas. Stocking stuffer ideas under $20.
- Mandi Murtaugh
There Are Things We Can’t Know
Sometimes the biggest lessons come in the smallest of packages - or in the case of this new family - in the cheesiest of clichés.
- Kayla Young
36 Funny Onesies That Crack Us Up
Whether you’ve been invited to a baby shower and need a perfect gift or looking for your own baby, these funny onesies are sure to be a hit!
- Emily Ramirez
How Do You Know If Your Child is Ready for Training Pants?
Training pants aren't just for potty training! Some helpful tips and tricks for using this versatile tool, including knowing when to use them.
- Amy Morrison
Whoa, Canada! Giveaway
I've teamed up with some of my favourite brands to give away amazing products that you can now find in the Great White North!
- emmamyers
Christmas shopping; you either love it or hate it. Whatever side you are on though, you can’t deny the thrill of a good Black Friday sale! In recent years, Black Friday has become a little hard to keep track of. We pulled together a list of all the best sales on baby gear, toys, and […]
- emmamyers
The fourth trimester can be lovely at times, but it also comes with a lot of changes both emotionally and physically. You might discover a new food aversion, get pimples for the very first time, or suffer from a distinct postpartum body odor. The good news is, all of these things are totally normal. Postpartum […]
- emmamyers
The weeks after birth are filled with bonding, figuring out breastfeeding, and sleepless nights. New mothers’ bodies are put to the test! Having proper nutrition and balanced meals during this time is very important but it’s can be difficult to do, which is why all new moms should consider taking postnatal vitamins to make sure […]
- emmamyers
Some of us have family Christmas traditions passed down from generations before, and others of us are looking to create new traditions of our own. Either way, I think we can all agree that we would like to create special memories with our children that they can carry on. As a first time mama, it […]
- emmamyers
Many parents catch plenty of candid newborn photos on their phones, but a milestone like this calls for professional photos, too! So how do you tackle that with a newborn baby? In this article, we cover 5 tips for planning your newborn family photos. You’re a new parent or maybe not so new but your […]
- Amber Mamian
The Best Baby Walkers 2022 – A Guide to Our Favorites!
Those first wobbly baby steps are some of the most impressive things you’ll ever witness as a parent! But, before you get to those, your little one is going to need some practice. That’s where a baby walker comes in. They will allow your little one to get a feel for what mobility is like […]
- emmamyers
This past year, when my nesting pregnancy urges kicked in, I went down a rabbit hole in search of the perfect baby oval cribs to add to my daughter’s nursery. Choosing a baby crib for a nursery can be overwhelming and if you are anything like me, the desire to nest and create a loving […]
- Amber Mamian
Double the trouble means double the products… or does it? When it comes to strollers, you can’t really push two of them around at once. This means if you are expecting multiples or simply adding to your crew, you will need a double stroller. Below you will find a list of the best double strollers […]
- emmamyers
I am not a doctor BUT I am a person who has given birth to multiple tiny humans. Needless to say, I do have some experience with labial tears during childbirth. I think it is really important that expecting mothers are fully informed about different types of complications that can happen during labor and what […]
- emmamyers
Are you trying to figure out what you want your birth plan to look like? Terms like delayed cord clamping, cord blood banking, and the magical-sounding golden hour are probably being thrown your way and it can feel a little overwhelming. In this article, we are going to break down everything you need to know […]
- Amber Mamian
Babies start to become more mobile right around their first birthday. And, man, it is exciting and terrifying all at once! By 12 months they’re well on their way to mastering crawling and pulling themselves up. Your baby may be taking a few steps unassisted or fully walking. Whatever stage they are at, ride on […]
- emmamyers
Choosing the perfect crib is a key decision to make when you start to create the nursery you will bring your baby home to. With so many options on the market, it can be hard to choose which crib is right for you. We’ve narrowed down the top Pottery Barn cribs that are WORTH the […]

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- Kristina

What are some fun birthday traditions? Inside this post we'll share five birthday traditions that kids love! In our family, we LOVE making birthdays special while also keeping things pretty simple and easy to replicate! We have a few birthday traditions that we do EVERY year and the kids wouldn’t have it any other way!Continue Reading

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- Kristina

Need an easy Thanksgiving activity? Check out our Printable Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt! It's the perfect addition to any Thanksgiving festivities! Scavenger hunts are amazing for kids! They get kids moving and having fun while learning important skills too! Our printable Thanksgiving scavenger hunt is easy to print out and use! Scavenger hunts are like aContinue Reading

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- Kristina

This Thanksgiving turkey treat is fun for all ages to make! Create them with kids on Thanksgiving day for a simple activity! Thanksgiving is a busy day if you're making food for a big dinner. Make the day easier by preparing a few simple activities for kids to do in the kitchen alongside of you!Continue Reading

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- Kristina

Need an easy Halloween activity? Check out our Printable Halloween Scavenger Hunt! It's the perfect addition to any party for toddlers, preschoolers, and older! Scavenger hunts are so great for kids! They get kids moving and having fun while learning important skills too! Our printable Halloween scavenger hunt is easy to print out and use!Continue Reading

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- Kristina

What do you get for the child who already has everything? Tired of buying more toys? Check out an Ivy Kids Subscription Box for Kids! I love experience gifts! This monthly subscription box is an experience gift that keeps on giving! Kids will love it and so will YOU! Ivy Kids Kits are a monthlyContinue Reading

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- Kristina

Want a cheap costume for kids? Or just a fun Halloween shirt for kids to wear? These are the EASIEST pumpkin shirts to make! Preschoolers can even make them! I love having festive t-shirts for my kids to wear during holiday seasons! This simple DIY activity is a cool way to get kids involved withContinue Reading

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- Kristina

Need an easy Fall activity? Check out our Printable Fall Scavenger Hunt. Kids will love it and so will you! It's great for toddlers on up! Scavenger hunts are so great for kids! They get kids moving and having fun while learning important skills too! Our printable Fall scavenger hunt is quick to print offContinue Reading

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- Kristina

Need a simple painting activity? Try this Fall themed tape resist art activity! It's great for preschoolers, toddlers, and more! As an elementary school teacher, I loved doing art activities with my students each week. As a parent, I've loved exploring famous artists with my kids! It is cool to introduce them to new techniques and experiences.Continue Reading

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- Kristina

Are you looking for a way to help your kids learn and play more this year? Join our Hands-On Play Club! It is an online resource for parents! I have created the Hands-On Play Club, an online parent resource, to help parents connect, learn, and encourage their kids to play and create more! Gain confidenceContinue Reading

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- Kristina

Want a simple and easy to set up art activity that kids will be excited about? You need to try cotton ball splat painting! There are so many cool ways to paint (in fact, here are 15 of our favorite ways to paint), but cotton ball splat painting might be my absolute favorite. I mean...Continue Reading

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- Joanna Goddard
Happy Thanksgiving Weekend!

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What are your Thanksgiving plans, if you celebrate? My dad’s visiting, and we’re in charge of making the turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes, while our friends are bringing the rest.… Read more

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- Grace Farris
Thanksgiving Chefs

Grace Farris Thanksgiving comic

Which one are you? By the lovely Grace Farris.

P.S. A fun ice breaker and tips for hosting Thanksgiving dinner.… Read more

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- Joanna Goddard
Four Foolproof Ways to Get Better Sleep (And a Huge Sale)

How do you wind down once you climb into bed? Lately I’ve been queueing up hilarious podcasts while wrapped in our beloved Brooklinen sheets. But I’m always curious about what others do to slow down their minds at night.… Read more

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- Joanna Goddard
Gift Guide #6: Your Adventurous Brother Who Scales the Playground to Delight Your Kids.

best gifts for brothers 2022

A wool sweater for staying cozy all winter, $59. (Or this cute number, $35.)

best gifts for brothers 2022

Fancy Spanish olive oil, $20, for drizzling over salads and pastas, plus…

best gifts for brothers 2022

crusty bread to dip into it (or a bread club with a monthly loaf sent to him!).… Read more

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- Thao Thai
How Do You Talk to Your Kids About Religion?

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“Do you believe in God?” my six-year-old daughter recently asked in the middle of dinner.

It wasn’t just her question — the question, some would say — that stopped me mid-bite.… Read more

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- Joanna Goddard
Gift Guide #5: Your Adoring Wife Who Loves Long Walks and Brings Back Croissants in the Morning.

12 best gifts for women

The coolest French jacket to wear to dinners, date nights, friend hangs, gallery openings, trips, etc. It comes in 30+ beautiful colors and prints — I have the black and denim and LOVE them.… Read more

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- Madeleine Winter

In this series we’ve been exploring how to set holidays up for the fun and relaxation time you all deserve.  In Part 1, we saw how kids can go from playing nicely one minute, to a sudden switch into fighting and tears. We covered how this happens when a child loses their sense of connection …

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- Madeleine Winter
Making A Connection Plan For Happier Holidays

In Part 1, Setting A Connection Plan In Place For The Holidays we looked at a family on holiday. Three siblings were happily playing, until suddenly, without much warning, the bigger child pushed a younger one into the pool. This showed how the children had lost their sense of connection and how their behaviour was …

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- Madeleine Winter

Family holidays can be a special challenge for us parents. It's good to spend time together. But often getting to the holiday destination can be stressful, and by definition, everyone is tired and worn out to begin with. We parents are often really, badly, in need of some down-time.   And at times like these, …

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- Sophie Menard
What Makes Connection-Based Parenting Different From Other Parenting Approaches

Connection-based parenting puts connection before correction, is relationship-centered and trauma-aware, and can feel radically different and hopeful.

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- Julianne Idleman

It was Mother's Day and my kids were waking up at my house, where I live with my second wife and her daughter. My ex-wife and I share custody, and the kids go back and forth between our house and hers. My son was around 11 years old, and he was grumpy with his sister, …

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- Chloé Saint Guilhem
Quand l’écoute permet à une longue crise de larmes de se terminer par une bonne sieste

Dans nos bons moments en tant que parents, nous nous rappelons combien le fait de partager notre quotidien avec un enfant est un cadeau. Mais reconnaissons-le, prendre soin de nos enfants jour après jour implique aussi d'essuyer un grand nombre de crises de larmes et de colères ! Avec l'approche parentale Hand in Hand, j'ai …

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- Stacy Wilson

Tears every morning before school.  A daily fight before bed.  Anxiety disorders, like selective mutism.  No matter what a child is anxious about, the driving factor is the same.  Fear.  Oftentimes, the fear is not conscious. This is why children can't name or explain their fears or the anxiety they feel in words. Instead, you …

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- Emily Murray

YOUR VIDEO: Aggression is an Emotional Project Aggression is a signal of big hurt and fear and this Project requires using ALL the tool. How to make a plan for this emotional project. https://youtu.be/rv1UY0FOKjw YOUR ARTICLE:  Helping Children With Aggression Here are some simple steps you can follow to help a child who becomes aggressive.... …

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- Chloé Saint Guilhem
Pourquoi ton attention aide les enfants à jouer ensemble

Nous étions partis plusieurs jours avec une amie et son fils, moi et mes deux enfants, ainsi que deux de nos parents. Il est difficile de dire que cela venait de l’un ou l’autre d’entre eux, mais nos enfants n’arrivaient pas à jouer ensemble plus de deux minutes sans que cela s’envenime, que l’un joue …

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- Chloé Saint Guilhem

Je me rappellerai toujours du changement de perspective qui s’est produit pour moi lors de ce Partenariat d’écoute. Nous abordions le thème de l’agressivité chez l’enfant lors d'un groupe de soutien parents et j'ai entendu d’après l’expérience d’autres parents, que les gestes agressifs chez les enfants, sont un appel à l’aide lorsqu’ils ont perdu leur …

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- Alfred Amuno

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When you sleep soon after eating, stomach acids and other digestive juices may just find their way into the esophagus and cause heartburn!

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- Alfred Amuno

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Your self entitled child has become who he is probably because of your misunderstanding of what it means to love and give unconditionally.

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- Alfred Amuno

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Cumulative years and decades of sleep debt will leave your body vulnerable to complications such as hypertension, diabetes, and psychosis!

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- Alfred Amuno

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The benefits derived from earthing include faster healing, reduced inflammation, balanced cortisol levels, and a good sleep at night.

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- Alfred Amuno

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Of the few creative hobbies, playing a musical instrument is proven to activate the brain in what neuroscientists call a "full body workout."

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- Alfred Amuno

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Factors leading to substance abuse in children and teens revolve around emotional, behavioral, environmental, and genetic predisposition.

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- Hema
These Home Remedies for Dandruff are natural and effective, and completely safe for use in children. Fix dandruff without harmful chemicals! We’ve all seen those advertisements, of men and women getting ready to attend an important event, only to find embarrassing white flakes on their all-black outfits! Yes, dandruff has been a problem for ages,...Read More
- Hema
Here is your complete guide to Pregnancy Symptoms with information on what to expect every month, as well as tips on what to do! Pregnancy is a journey of several months, and each month is different from the next! It’s a journey where you fall in love with not just your baby, but your body...Read More
- Hema
Pregnancy and nutrition go hand in hand, and expectant mothers must keep track of what they eat while pregnant. During pregnancy, the diet should be rich in essential nutrients such as iron, folic acid, protein, calcium, and iodine. Apricots are a fruit that is high in these nutrients and one of the best dry fruits...Read More
- Hema
Getting ready to meet your little one? Make sure you don’t forget these 20 Important Things to do before Baby Arrives, so you can sit back & relax! The weeks before your baby arrives are truly special. You’re past the stage of morning sickness and other difficulties and while your belly does get in the...Read More
- Hema
How to prevent Osteoporosis? Find out how you can keep your bones in top condition and ensure good health at every age with these diet, exercise & lifestyle tips. Have you ever been in a group of elderly female relatives and found them complaining about various aches and pains? If you listen closely, you’ll find...Read More
- Hema
Savory Ragi Kanji Recipe for Babies
Are you looking for a nutritious and hearty recipe for babies? Look no further than our Savory Ragi Kanji Recipe for Babies. It’s perfect for a cold winter day. Plus, it’s packed with nutrients that they need!Ragi/nachni/finger millet is a nutrient-rich grain that is perfect for babies. It’s high in fiber, minerals, and vitamins, making...Read More
- Hema
You have to get a bit creative with this 10 Exciting Zoom Birthday Party Ideas For Kids – Celebrate From Home! Meeting at cafes and restaurants on birthdays is a usual choice, or you can just have some friends and relatives over for drinks, food, and a good playlist. But when organizing a virtual birthday...Read More
- Hema
Easy Lactation Drink for Breastfeeding Moms
Breastfeeding is an amazing experience. Trying to breastfeed without any help can be a difficult task, but it’s not impossible. Breastfeeding moms need easy and quick lactation drinks that are both tasty and nutritious. Here is a recipe for an easy lactation drink that will help you achieve your breastfeeding goals easily. This easy lactation...Read More
- Hema
Instant Rice and Nuts Porridge for Babies
Instant porridge is a great way to get your baby started on solid food. It’s easy to make, fast and convenient. This can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your infant. Instant rice and nuts porridge for babies is a great breakfast for babies above 6 months (after introducing the ingredients individually). Plus,...Read More
- Hema
If you’re looking for a fun way to spend an evening at home with your family, or if you’re planning a party, you’re probably looking for fun games for kids. That’s where games like “Minute to Win It” comes handy. Even if you’ve never played them before, you can still enjoy these wacky, completely unique,...Read More
- Jhilmil

How to make Math interesting for kids? Call out Math and kids might feel the heat! For a few Math is the most dreaded subject. But for my son, Math is his favorite subject. Be it while strolling or during a car ride, we are always playing mental math games that are fun! Is Math […]

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- Jhilmil

Looking for Sandals for Girls? The first thing while considering sandals for girls is the comfort they provide to the feet. The sandals for girls come in a wide variety. Starting from different colors to prints to sizes to heels or flats and much more. Sandals for girls are an extensive range to choose from, […]

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- Jhilmil

A few years ago, I was sitting on my balcony enjoying the breezy winds. My son, who was 4 years old then, was sitting beside me playing with his wooden animals and balance board. Pretend plays are often fun, as every time there’s some new story being narrated. While I was hearing his new story, […]

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- Jhilmil

“The road is calling & I must go “, now as a responsible traveler! No one can call himself/herself a traveler if he/she has not undertaken any road trip. Be it exploring the beach side or going uphill the mountains, breezing through those dense forests, or starting at 4 am to catch the perfect sunrise, […]

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- Jhilmil

The love for Card games During our growing years, solitaire/card games were the most popular after board games at our home. More so card games were perfect for a party night for elders. Rummy, Black Queen, and the classic solitaire were some of the card games that were often played. Even a few days back […]

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- Jhilmil

Why prepping for your baby’s nursery is healthy for your mental state?     Bringing a child into the world is not an easy task. There are so many things that you have to do and look into before it is time to bring the baby into the world. On top of all of these things, […]

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- Jhilmil

Planning to buy a new home? “There is no place more delightful than one’s own fireside” ~Cicero Our forefathers used to save money for years with the hope that one day they will save enough to have their own house. A place which will be their “home”, where they can stay happy, and spend a […]

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- Jhilmil

Looking out of my window, seeing my kid busy playing to his heart’s content, I felt ‘This is it! What better can life give me.’ Being around my child is priceless for me and this pandemic has been generous enough to provide me with this possibility. Working from my home cocoon has been an amazing […]

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- Jhilmil

Signs of Childhood Asthma Childhood asthma, also known as pediatric asthma, is a very common chronic inflammatory disease of the lungs characterized by a hindrance of airflow. The diagnosis of asthma in children is primarily based on the signs and symptoms. However, it can be challenging to diagnose asthma in children because there are many […]

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- Jhilmil

The spread of COVID-19 followed by the frequent lockdowns interrupted the education of millions of students around the world, including in India. During the lockdown, online classes for kids seemed like the only reasonable alternative left by the School Authorities. But were online classes really needed for nursery kids? For a country like India, where […]

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- Allison McDonald

“Can I ask a question? It’s not about this session, tough.” This is how many conversations start for me at early childhood education conferences and when I give training to preschool teachers. While grabbing coffee or in the lunch lineup. The number one thing teachers want to ask me about is this: How to handle […]

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- Allison McDonald

Rhyming is one of my favorite skills to work on at preschool. These rhyming activities for preschoolers are not only fun, but they are also important literacy activities too. The ability to rhyme is not something that is all or nothing, it develops from being exposed to rhymes, noticing rhymes, judging what does and does […]

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- Allison McDonald

These Prek math games were exactly what my class needed! Last year I felt like my math activities were strong for small groups and free choice. Still, I needed some more explicit math instruction that allowed me to insert a little scope and sequence, so I felt more assured that my students had ample exposure […]

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- Allison McDonald

I love teaching science to preschoolers. PreK science is all about asking questions, compiling what we already know, making a prediction about what will happen, then testing it out. That’s how basic science experiments for preschoolers are and should be. Below you will find a great list of simple but worthwhile PreK science experiments you […]

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- Allison McDonald

Learning to rhyme isn’t a singular skill; it involves many steps, from exposure to rhymes to recognizing that words rhyme, deciphering or choosing between rhyming and non-rhyming words, and eventually creating pairs of rhyming words from scratch. Most PreK and kindergarten students are usually somewhere in the recognizing/deciphering stage at this part of the year. […]

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- Leah Segedie
Ultimate Non-Toxic, Natural & Organic Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Family gathered around the Christmas tree opening up non-toxic holiday giftsAre you looking for the perfect present for your holiday list? Mamavation’s Ultimate Non-toxic, Natural & Organic Holiday Gift Guide for 2022 has the best gift ideas without toxic chemicals for your entire family! We’ve found the perfect gift for everyone in your life including gifts for him, her, little ones, tweens, teenagers, grandparents, pets, …

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- Leah Segedie
Safest Dishes to Use at Home — Non-Toxic Dinnerware Guide 2022

glass dinnerware free from high amounts of lead dinnerwareWhere can you find the safest non-toxic dishes that don’t harbor harmful chemicals for your entire family? Mamavation has produced the ultimate dinnerware guide for this year to help you better navigate non-toxic dinnerware options. Would you like to see the best brands? You’ve trusted Mamavation to bring you topics like the safest cookware, safest …

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- Leah Segedie
Best Natural & Organic Cat Food — 2022 Guide

ginger cat looking very curious at youWhat are the best natural & organic cat food brands for your special feline? We know you love your cat(s) and that’s why you want them to have the very best nutrition to keep them healthy and hormonally balanced. So what should you avoid and what brands have the best natural and organic ingredients? You’ve …

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- Leah Segedie
Best Non-Toxic Shampoo & Conditioners of 2022: What Brands to Avoid and Our Must Use List

Dangerous Shampoo & Conditioner Chemicals: What Brands to Avoid and Our Must Use ListFinding a shampoo free of chemicals can be difficult, but it is possible. Everything we use on our bodies has a potential impact on our health, including our shampoo and conditioner. Have you ever considered that there may be dangerous shampoo chemicals inside your hair care products in the shower? You’ve trusted Mamavation to look …

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- Leah Segedie
Pink Slime is Now Officially “Ground Beef” But Here’s How to Avoid It

Pink Slime is Now Officially "Ground Beef" But Here's How to Avoid It 2It’s happening again! Do you remember “pink slime?” It’s back and with a vengeance, but this time the United States Department of Agriculture has reclassified the product once referred to as “pink slime” or “lean finely textured beef” as “ground beef.” So this means the next time you go to the grocery store to purchase …

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- Leah Segedie
Burts Bees Makeup PFAS “Forever Chemical” Lab Results

Burts Bees Makeup PFAS "Forever Chemical" Lab ResultsDo your favorite Burt’s Bees Makeup Products have any indications of PFAS “forever chemicals?” This was a question one Mamavation community member had so we decided to send very specific Burt’s Bees products off to an EPA-certified laboratory to find out. You’ve trusted Mamavation to bring you topics like best-infrared saunas, safest collagens, and best probiotics, now join us for …

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- Leah Segedie
Do Your Tampons Contain PFAS “Forever Chemicals?” They Might. –Report

Shot of pretty young woman holding and looking tampon in the bathroom.Do your tampons contain indications of toxic PFAS “forever chemicals?” The answer to that question may be surprising. Mamavation sent 23 different tampons to an EPA-certified laboratory looking for indications of PFAS “forever chemicals.” According to our lab, 22% of those tampons had indications of PFAS, including two “organic” tampons. Would you like to know …

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- Leah Segedie
Unilever Recalls Dry Shampoos Due to Toxic Benzene Contamination

Woman sprays dry shampoo with toxic benzene in her hairUnilever just recalled thousands of dry shampoo products for toxic benzene contamination. After an independent study by Valisure found benzene in thousands of aerosol products sold to Americans, recalls are continuing to happen. This is the fourth recall of personal care products from toxic benzene. Now Unilever is finally taking action and voluntarily recalling these …

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- Leah Segedie
The Best Non Toxic Toasters & Toaster Ovens Of 2022 (A Guidebook)

Different toasters on table against color backgroundMany toasters & toaster ovens contain non-stick coatings made from toxic per & poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on food contact surfaces. These toxic coatings have been known to leach hormone-disrupting chemicals onto the food. So where are the best toaster ovens?  You’ve trusted Mamavation to bring you topics like the safest cookware without PFAS, the safest …

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- Leah Segedie
Best Natural & Organic Halloween Candy 2022

candy dumped in a bag from HalloweenWhat is the best natural and organic candy available on Halloween? Whether you are stocking up for the rest of the year or buying for trick-or-treaters soon, you’ll want to know all your healthier options. You’ve trusted Mamavation to bring you topics like best scientifically-tested probiotics for children, jackets & outdoor gear sans PFAS “forever …

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- katepickle

These free printable autumn leaf colouring pages are a fun activity for kids (and adults!) to celebrate the autumn/fall season. Colour in the zentangle leaf colouring page, or create your own patterns and designs on the maple leaf colouring page. You can also use the large blank leaf template, or the smaller leaf templates for […]

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- katepickle

Use these free printable advent activity cards to make a super fun activity advent calendar for your kids. With 24 activity cards full of fun and easy activities and ideas, this is a great way to count down to Christmas with your kids. This post contains affiliate links, as an Amazon Associate and member of […]

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- katepickle

Everyone will love creating their perfect Halloween costume with this fun, free printable ‘My Halloween Costume’ drawing and writing activity. This design your own Halloween costume drawing prompt and bonus writing page is a great activity to keep the kid buy this Halloween. This printable Halloween costume worksheet offers a fun starting point to spark […]

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- katepickle

Have some spooky (but not too scary) Halloween fun with these free printable Halloween mazes for kids. These four Halloween maze printables will keep the kids happily entertained this Halloween. Print as many copies as you need for your classroom, or for your kids at home! Mazes are such a great, print-and go, activity for […]

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- katepickle

We haven't had our painting easel out for a long time. It takes up a lot of space, and we don't have much of that at the moment. But Morgan was keen to do 'something special'... 'not just boring old painting' so I dragged the easel in and surprised him by setting up something really special!

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- katepickle

This shape mandala drawing activity for kids is a great way to learn about symmetry, patterns and geometric shapes, but it’s also just a fun way to be creative. These free printable shape mandala drawing templates are a fun way to combine maths and art for kids! Mandalas are such beautiful art forms, and so […]

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- katepickle

These apple books for kids are a great way to add some language and literacy learning to the autumn/fall season. Kids will love learning about apples with non-fiction apple books, as well as enjoying all these fun apple themed stories! This apple book list is great for an apple theme or autumn/fall theme in preschool […]

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- katepickle

These free printable apple colouring pages are a great activity for kids (or adults) during autumn/fall. Fill the zentangle apple colouring page with gorgeous colours, or add your own patterns and designs to the large apple colouring page, or the multi apple coloring page. There are so many fun ways to use these apple colouring […]

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- katepickle

Sensory bottles are great for babies and toddlers, but older kids will also love their calming and soothing effects. Make a homemade sensory bottle with these easy tips, tricks and ideas for the perfect sensory discovery bottle. Sensory bottles are a great DIY toy for babies and toddlers. They are fun to play with but […]

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- katepickle

These All About Me books are are perfect for kids of all ages. Kids will love reading, learning, and sharing about themselves, and the people around them. This book list is great for an All About Me theme in preschool or kindergarten/foundation, or for a learning project focussing on ‘Me’ or ‘My family’. Read them […]

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Supermom In Training: 5 Reasons I wanted just one child
I said it during my entire pregnancy, but don't we all: "I'm never doing this again." But when I said never, I actually growled it. Truth be told, I kinda knew deep down, while I felt the bean rolling around…
Parenting 101: Advent calendars that will have you feeling festive for December
What better way to countdown to the holidays than with an advent calendar. There are differently-themed calendars for everyone, young and old alike. Whether you go with something to nibble or something to spoil yourself, these are some of the…
Parenting 101: Here are 3 great ways to give back as a family this holiday season
The holidays are the perfect time to wrangle up your family and friends, and give back. After all, we have all been blessed with so much - it's important to give back at this time of the year. And with…
Supermom In Training: Little ones look up to big ones
If there's one thing that I've discovered as a parent of a rambunctious preschool boy, it's this: little ones looks up to big ones.
Supermom In Training: I've reached a new level of exhaustion
I'm tired. But not yawn-and-stretch tired. Like numb.
Supermom In Training: $100 Birthday Party Series - Tweens
Birthday parties can be no fun for busy overextended parents. I'm excited to bring you my $100 Birthday Party Series with great ideas for themes, menus, decorations and even gifts for all age groups, all for under $100. Come back…
Supermom In Training: 8 Nutritious Halloween-themed snacks and meals to offset the sugar rush
For kids, the true essence of Halloween isn't really about the pumpkins and the spookiness of it all - it's about the sugar!! Undoubtedly, your kids are going to have their fair share of treats for Halloween, so prepare one…
Supermom In Training: My best Halloween food creations
Want to really spoil the kiddos this Halloween? Integrate some festive, fun, and spooky snacks and meals into your holiday plans. I've done a lot of different things these past eight years - here are my best Halloween food creations.
Parenting 101: Fun ideas for a Halloween lunch
Spookify your child's lunchbox with these fun ideas for a Halloween lunch.
Parenting 101: The best Halloween card and board games
If you’re planning a Halloween party and are looking for fun activities, look no further than the following Funko card and board games for the whole family.
Parenting 101: Favourite Halloween books
Gather up the kids and check out these fun Halloween titles for all ages.
Supermom In Training: $100 Birthday Party Series - Kids
Birthday parties can be no fun for busy overextended parents. I'm excited to bring you my $100 Birthday Party Series with great ideas for themes, menus, decorations and even gifts for all age groups, all for under $100. Come back…
Parenting 101: The Montréal Science Centre introduces Tiny Tot Tuesdays
The Montréal Science Centre launches Tiny Tot Tuesdays for families with children ages 2 to 5. The event is designed to offer families an opportunity to introduce their little ones to science and technology in a fun, interactive, and safe…
Supermom In Training: $100 Birthday Party Series - Toddlers
Birthday parties can be no fun for busy overextended parents. I'm excited to bring you my $100 Birthday Party Series with great ideas for themes, menus, decorations and even gifts for all age groups, all for under $100. Come back…
Supermom In Training: Enjoying Toronto with the family
Our family has always loved Toronto. It’s one of our favourite cities to visit in Canada. And part of the reason we love it is because there’s so much to do there.
Supermom In Training: $100 Birthday Party Series - Babies
Birthday parties can be no fun for busy overextended parents. I'm excited to bring you my $100 Birthday Party Series with great ideas for themes, menus, decorations and even gifts for all age groups, all for under $100. Come back…
Parenting 101: Homemade teacher appreciation gifts for World Teachers' Day
There's no one I want to show more appreciation toward than my son's teachers. All of them. The aids. The gym and music teachers. The volunteers. Heck, we even made a thank-you gift for the janitor.
Parenting 101: Montréal Science Centre's Mini Mondo exhibition wins a prize for excellence
A little over a year after its launch, the Mini Mondo exhibition at the Montreal Science Centre has been awarded a prestigious prize from the SMQ, Québec’s provincial museum association, in recognition of its excellent museum practices.
Parenting 101: What you should know about National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, or Orange Shirt Day
Each year, September 30th marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the children who never returned home and acknowledges the survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities.
Parenting 101: Best games for a rainy day
Fall weather is sweeping in and with the rainy days in the forecast we’ll be looking for indoor activities to keep our kids entertained. Here are six great board games by Funko Games that will appeal to young kids and…
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This recipe is our favorite.  These slow-cooker mashed potatoes make our family dinner complete.  Plus, they pair perfectly with green bean casserole with bacon or even grilled corn on the cob. I love finding a good slow-cooker recipe.  These mashed potatoes are too easy not to make often.  They taste as great as they look.  They areRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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With Thanksgiving just around the bend and Christmas season coming right behind it (with your Christmas shopping list already on your mind), it’s important to slow down & enjoy Thanksgiving. After all, Thanksgiving is a great time to remember to be gracious & thankful (and teach our kids to do the same). 🙂 Today’s ThanksgivingRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your parents? Well, look no further! If you liked our list of meaningful gifts for parents who have everything, then you’ll love this year’s list, too! These are the best gift ideas for parents this Christmas. From unique handmade finds to personalized gifts they’ll love, weRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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These Candy Cane glasses with Peppermint milk are always the hit of any Christmas party (just like our Chocolate Peppermint Christmas Cookies.! I loved this candy cane shot glass recipe because they are fun to use for any party!  Fill them with candy cane milk (like we did) or with m&ms or really anything! TheyRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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This Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Mix makes the best Christmas Cookies!  I love this Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Mix – it’s one of my favorite Christmas Cookies. When I give these cookies as a gift, I add a handmade touch with a little card.  This homemade jar of  Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Mix with a little note or card is theRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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You’ve probably made cinnamon rolls or gluten-free cinnamon rolls before, but today I want to introduce you to cinnamon roll skillet cake.  Yum! This recipe is for a gluten-free version of the cinnamon roll skillet cake.  It takes a little longer than my one-minute chocolate chip mug cake, but it’s worth the wait. This cinnamonRead More

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- Hillary Cole

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Today’s post will surely resonate with anyone who has children because, from the time we find out that we are going to be parents, there is a constant barrage of “Do’s” and “Don’ts.”   It’s up to you to forge your own path in this world we call motherhood. Having a child means people comeRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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Kids ask for a LOT of “things,” don’t they? They see these new things everywhere they look & they are enticing. Marketers know how to draw our kids in (and the adults!) It’s why we opt for non-toy gifts for kids and non-toy rewards, and it’s also why we spend our money on experiences overRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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For the apple pie without the crust— this recipe is perfect. Perfectly fried tender and sweet caramel apples dusted with cinnamon sugar— these caramel apple slices will become your favorite fall treat… right up there with our homemade apple cobbler and 3-ingredient cherry dump cake. Apple fritters, fried apples, apple doughnuts, apple beignets, caramel apple slices,Read More

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- Becky Mansfield

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A few years ago, we tried our hands at non-sticky slime. After some tweaking and experimenting, we created the perfect fluffy slime recipe & we’ve been making (and sharing) it ever since. It’s the perfect way to add creativity and sensory play to their day while having fun playing with your kids!  How to MakeRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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I love finding meaningful Non-Toy Gifts for kids!  Of course, toys are wonderful… educational, creative, opening up a whole world of play, but today I am sharing the best non-toy gifts. Play is essential when it comes to a child’s development, so I would never discourage playing with toys, but I just try not toRead More

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- marlyn

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Non-Food Halloween Treats are becoming more popular.  Halloween candy or not… Halloween Treats are fun for everyone- no matter the age!   Whether you are making Halloween desserts, looking for ideas to create a fun Halloween-themed dinner for kids, or you want to find healthy Halloween Swaps (swap that candy for this snack!), we’ve gotRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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Every year, we like to think of a FUN Halloween treat to make with the kids. The teacher in me likes to make fun snacks for every holiday, but the non-crafter in me knows that it has to be simple. These pretzel rod Halloween Treats are both: simple and fun. You can even wrap themRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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Are you ready for fall?  This Pumpkin Play Dough smells amazing. It reminds me of the smell that’s outside when you are cooking Thanksgiving dinner on a cool fall day! I decided that I had to experiment at home to find a non-stick slime or a scented playdough recipe for this for our kids toRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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These Maple Bacon Pumpkin Pancakes are the perfect way to start your day on a crisp autumn morning!  Like our fried caramel apple slices or our french apple cobbler, this recipe combines our favorite fall ingredients in one delicious dish! Easy and quick to make, these 5-Ingredient Maple Bacon Pumpkin Pancakes are perfect for anyRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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Establishing curfews for teenagers is one of the first things you’ll have to do as they start spending time outside of the home. Raising teens isn’t a “one size fits all” parenting deal – every teenager, like every parent, is different and requires different boundaries. The curfew for a 15-year-old is going to look muchRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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I kept asking her why she wasn’t smiling, why she wasn’t excited, but I had forgotten…for a moment I forgot that I was parenting the brave child.  The answers aren’t on the surface… it’s never that straightforward. Our children are each so beautiful and unique in their own ways.  The color of their hair, their temperament,Read More

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- Becky Mansfield

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We so often talk about the effects of discipline on OUR CHILD, but for me personally, I wish someone had shared with me these 5 Discipline Rules For Parents.  Because discipline, and its effects, are not exclusionary to just your children.  I can still see my handprint on her little body.  I can still feel my heart beatingRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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If your child is showing a lot of anger or aggression, don’t discount this critical missed reason for aggression in children.  I’ve watched it play out in real life over and over and am thankful in my own child’s life, that I was able to figure it out. I could hear my daughter and herRead More

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- Becky Mansfield

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How do you feel about chores for kids? While my kids have chores, it’s not the case for everyone. One of my best friends, Hillary, is here today to talk about why her kids don’t have chores. I often share chore cards, chore charts for kids, and even studies about whether or not kids should have chores, so todayRead More

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- The Champa Tree

How about some adventure on kids ride on cars for fun evenings?

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- The Champa Tree

Poetry is one of the most powerful forms of writing because it takes the language we know and speak, and transforms it into something new.

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- The Champa Tree

I know it’s super gross, but I used to leave all the little chunks of food from washing dishes in the sink when I was done. Those leftover morsels would quite literally stink until I realised this hack!

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Children often need reassurance from their parents as they go through this phase. Read on to find out about anxiety in kids.

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When the family has an established routine, normalcy is present in the child’s life, no matter what is going on. A child finds calmness, stability and love through elements of the routine.

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There are certain things that one should keep in mind before buying ride on toys as kid's companions. 

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When you are a new parent, selecting the perfect diaper size for your baby, i.e, a diaper medium size or size 1, can be a difficult task.

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Diabetes Mellitus means the body is removing glucose through urination. How does a proper diet affect diabetes?

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Besides offering educational toys to your little ones, it is also crucial to create awareness around a wide array of outdoor sports, such as cycling.

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- The Champa Tree

If you are looking for a diaper bag or baby carrier that offers comfort and style, then you got to read this!

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- The Champa Tree

R for Rabbit diapers may be small in size, but they are overloaded with features that outshine other baby diapers online.

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- The Champa Tree

What makes a baby hamper special? We share 5 practical must-haves in an ideal gift set to be gifted to a new mother.

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- The Champa Tree

You won't believe it, but how well your baby sleeps directly affects how his or her brain is going to be shaped in the future. To ensure that your baby’s sleep is comfortable and uninterrupted, purchase the best baby cradle automatic swing right now.

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As a mother of a 7 yrs old kid who has a crazy love for Math (but his mother doesn’t share the mutual love), I can confidently say Creta Class App is a mom’s choice class app which is also kids’ approved. 

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- The Champa Tree

Reality check parents! This is the time when you need to be at the tip of your toes for as long as you would imagine. For a new parent, such as me, I was so drowned in the joy of the coming of my little one, that I neglected these phases.

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- The Champa Tree

Diamond earrings will undoubtedly help you look the best no matter what the occasion is. From the wide options available in the market, you can choose the best ones for you.

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- The Champa Tree

Parenting is a beautiful journey that comes with happiness and a little bit of anxiety. When we say anxiety it is positive, especially for the first-time-parents.

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- The Champa Tree

जब आप वर्कआउट कर रहे हों, गाड़ी चला रहे हों, या खाना बना रहे हों, तो खाली बैठे जानकारी पाने के लिए पॉडकास्ट बेस्ट हैं क्योंकि इस दौरान आपको वीडियो पढ़ने या देखने के लिए स्क्रीन पर देखने की जरूरत नहीं है।

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हम सभी बहुचर्चित भारतीय वेडिंग सीज़न का बेसब्री से इंतजार कर रहे हैं! रात भर लगातार नाचने से लेकर, बहुत-से स्वादिष्ट भोजन के मज़े लेने तक, हर किसी को अपने प्रियजनों के साथ समय बिताने का मौका मिलता है! जब आप किसी  (खासकर किसी करीबी और प्रिय की) शादी में जा रहे हों तो अपने … Continue reading "अपने बच्चे को शादी समारोह में ले जाते समय, ध्यान रखने योग्य 5 जरूरी बातें"

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- Mariah
Peppermint Cool Whip Candy

This copycat 3 Musketeers Bar recipe with a twist of peppermint is the easiest candy to make for the holidays! Perfect for parties!

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- Mariah
Peppermint Dip

This easy Peppermint Dip only needs 5 ingredients and is perfect for your next Christmas party! Make it in minutes!

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- Mariah
UpTV Christmas Movies Schedule

Celebrate the holiday season with UpTV Christmas movies this year! Get a free printable checklist for the new movies so you don't miss any!

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- Mariah
Lifetime Christmas Movies List

Ring in the holiday season with this free printable Lifetime Christmas Movies List! It has all of 2022's holiday movie premieres!

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- Mariah
Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip

Enjoy the flavor of the season with this easy no-bake Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip! It's easy to make & perfect for entertaining!

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- Mariah
Cheesecake Bars

Easy Cheesecake Bars are an easy dessert idea that works well for a crowd! Perfect for holiday entertaining!

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- Mariah
Santa Hat Paint Chip Craft for Christmas

Make a Santa Hat Paint Chip craft with your kids this holiday season! It's a simple Christmas activity that encourages creativity and spending time together!

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- Mariah
Booty Dip Recipe

Booty Dip has been popular on TikTok but is an easy dessert dip to make that is perfect for holiday entertaining!

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- Mariah
Homemade Butter Mints Recipe

Learn how to make your own easy butter mints with this recipe. Buttermints are great for holidays and celebrations!

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- Mariah
Elf on the Shelf Rules (Free Printable)

Get ready for the holidays with free printable Elf on the Shelf rules and start the tradition this year! Get easy ideas for your elf too!

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- Christina Refford
The AFC Richmond fans say it’s the hope that kills you, but we’re here to say that it’s really the anticipation — of Ted Lasso Season 3, of course. Luckily, it will be appearing on our screens in 2023, and we can almost taste the homemade biscuits. So to tide us over, we’ve been browsing […]
- Liz Gumbinner
Every year, we put together our favorite gift ideas for the man who has everything and while last year’s picks are still pretty awesome, we thought we’d share some new ideas too. I get it — it’s hard! But I hope this list helps you pick the perfect gift ideas for guys in your life, or […]
- Liz Gumbinner
Last year I browsed Oprah’s Favorite Things List of holiday gifts so thoroughly that I thought — whoa, what if I share my favorites from her favorites? So I did. And you liked them! So much so, it was hard to even get your hands on some of them. Like those headlight beanies? And the handmade […]
- Christina Refford
Looking for the best Thanksgiving books for kids to share with you all, it’s become increasingly important for us to share Thanksgiving books for kids from a Native perspective — and more than that, books about Thanksgiving from Native authors and illustrators themselves. We realize how much our knowledge and understanding changed and evolved over the […]
- Cool Mom Staff
This is a sponsored message from American Greetings If you love sending real holiday cards but hate the hassle of printing, finding postage and mailing — basically all of us — you’re going to love Creatacard from AmericanGreetings.com. It’s one of the easiest ways to create meaningful, highly personal greeting cards customized for all your friends and […]
- Liz Gumbinner
This week on Spawned, I have the honor of welcoming back the wonderful Anya Kamenetz, NPR Education reporter and author, to talk about her new book, The Stolen Year: How Covid Changed Kids’ Lives…and Where We Go Now. I will tell you this: From the title alone, this is not the book you may think it […]
- Liz Gumbinner
Every year, it’s our joy to put together our guide to the best gifts for kids by age, from one-year-olds to those picky tweens and teens. To be sure, this is a (long, long) labor of love! Christina and I spend literally months combing the corners of the web to create truly thoughtful, creative gifts […]
- Christina Refford
I’m just about ready to think about all things Thanksgiving, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that NOW is the time to order an amazing Advent calendar so you can start the countdown to Christmas on December 1st. The best ones goes fast! Which is why we’ve rounded up a whopping 21 options […]
- Liz Gumbinner
With Hanukkah coming up December 18, it’s time to share some of the best Hanukkah gifts for kids in 2022 — that actually are Hanukkah gifts. Because this year, more than previous years, a lot of us are really thinking about what it means to be Jewish and to celebrate Hanukkah, how to talk to […]
- Liz Gumbinner
You might have heard, but there’s a super important midterm election this Tuesday, November 8 in the US. There’s a lot on the line that impacts our lives, including bodily autonomy for women and girls, the cost of prescription drugs, maintaining social security, and honestly, the preservation of our entire democracy in the face of The […]
- TWD
How to choose a Secondary School : Guide
  It's time to choose a secondary school.Choosing a secondary school is a completely different process than primary school. One tends to choose a primary school based on distance or affiliation.  Picking a secondary school is a different ball game. Grades play a major part in secondary school  selection. While some may have scored well and have an easy choice for school selection, others are
- TWD
New Activities for December School Holidays
Happy Holidays! December marks a festive season that is always celebrated with loads of activities in Singapore. Here are new activities that will make their debut this December. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Christmas Wonderland2 Dec till 1 Jan 2023 The Gardens by the Bay celebrates another edition of Christmas Wonderland.
- TWD
One Wellness Medical - Eu Yan Sang - East Meet West Treatment
East or West?  Are you in a dilemma between choosing between East or West treatment? If you are caught between choosing Western doctors or TCM physicians, there is a solution by Eu Yan Sang. It is One Wellness Medical - an integrative concept clinic that provides both  General Practitioner and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) treatment undergone one roof. This synergistic
- TWD
Running : Bay East Garden Route
 Time for another run! After a haitus, we are back for more running. This time around, we head to Bay East Garden for an easy route. Bay East Garden is located on the opposite side of Marina Bay and Gardens by the bay. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Running Route: Benjamin Sheares Bridge to Marina East Park and backTotal Distance: 4km It has an
- TWD
Biscobites from Yellow Ribbon Bakery : Artisan Snack for a good cause
 Fancy a meaningful snack?If you are craving a snack to accompany your World Cup matches, why not pick up these artisan-baked snacks created by inmates and professional bakers at Yellow Ribbon (YR) bakery?Biscobites is a snack handmade by Changi Prison inmates going through bakery skills development and work programmes piloted by Yellow Ribbon Singapore. Yellow Ribbon bakery is a Halal-certified
- TWD
Getting PSLE Results :  What to do next?
PSLE results will be out on  23 Nov Wed 11am.  Primary 6 students can collect the results straight from school or view them online. Here is the sequence of things to do during and after the collection of results. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Result day  23 NOVEMBER  2022 Collection from School  Schools will notify the students of the
- TWD
Joo Chiat Prata Review : AL Falah Barakah Restaurant
Craving for Prata? If you are at Joo Chiat Road and crave Prata, there are 2 options to choose from. The first is the famous Mr & Mrs Mohgan Super Crispy Prata which only opens in the morning. The other one is Al Falah Barajah Restaurant, located in the middle of Joo Chiat Road, which is open 24 hours on most days. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Prata
- TWD
Jurassic Nest Food Hall Review : Dining with Dinosaurs
Dine with Dinosaurs. Step into the Jurassic age with the latest addition to Gardens By the Bay's dining offerings. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Jurassic Nest is a themed food hall with dinosaurs surrounding you while you feast on Michelin Star food quality. Featuring seven different dining options, some of which have been awarded Michelin Star and
- TWD
Christmas Wonderland 2022 Review: Christmas Festivities at Gardens By the Bay
Christmas Wonderland is back!The all-time favourite Christmas event at Gardens By the Bay will held at Supertree Groove from 2 Dec 2022 to 1 Jan 2023.Since the first edition in 2014, Christmas Wonderland has attracted over 5 million visitors. The returning festival will showcase attractions with various activities at St Nick's Square, Gingerbread Grove, Merry Lane, ElFresco, Mistletoe Alley and
- TWD
Places to see Snow in Singapore for Christmas 2022
The Christmas season is coming. This means the return of snow in Singapore. While we may be a tropical country with only 1 season, the Christmas season will bring a host of Christmas markets, Christmas-themed events and SNOW.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Tanglin Mall Snow Splendor12 Nov 2022 - 2 Jan 2023 | Tanglin Mall L1 Outdoor areaFree admission
- TWD
McDonald's Happy Meal Toys December 2022 : Potato Head Transformers
Potato Head Transformers have landed! For November to December 2022, McDonald's has a new Happy Meal Toy for every Happy Meal Purchase.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); You will get a Potato Head Transformer toy for every Happy Meal Purchased. There will be a total of 8 Potato Head
- TWD
Celebrate Christmas at the Flower Dome with Seasons of Bloom
Christmas arrives at GBTB Gardens by the Bay celebrate its 10th anniversary with a final floral display for the year. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Seasons of Bloom to pay tribute to the various seasons of flowers that Flower Dome has brought visitors over the past decade. You will get a chance to experience flowers from Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter all
- TWD
Disneyland Melaka is fake news?
 Is Disneyland coming to Southeast Asia? A small buzz around Malaysia, Singapore and some say Batam that Disneyland will officially open its doors in Melaka. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Interestingly, the news was reported in mainstream media, such as The New Straits Times in Malaysia and was subsequently picked up by local news in Singapore, such as
- TWD
A Universal Christmas at RWS : Super Size Celebration!
Christmas is coming to USS! Universal Studios Singapore will kick off the celebration with A Universal Christmas this year. It will feature Grand Parade, all-new live shows, circus acts, game booths, festive flavours and merry merchandise. The celebration will start from 23 Nov to 2 Jan. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Here is what you can expect.
- TWD
Best Places to Watch New Year's Eve Fireworks Singapore 2023
Fireworks are back for New Year's Eve in Singapore! The Marina Bay Countdown Fireworks are back after 2 years hiatus. This year's fireworks extravaganza will be at the Float at Marina Bay by STAR ISLAND. While that is a paid event, there are still vantage views. You can catch the Fireworks for FREE. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The
- TWD
Best Singapore Online Tuition Platform - Setting You to Score High Grades
Introduction If you are looking for a tuition platform in Singapore to help you with your studies, then look no further. We have the best online tutors in Singapore that can help you score high grades in all subjects. We offer better than 100% success rates as our tutors are highly qualified and experienced. Our services include personalized one-on-one tuition, live video lessons,
- TWD
Katong Delights Review : Taste That Matters
Let's find an old place to eat.The Missus has a weird penchant for nostalgic places to eat. Having been to a few interesting places that look like they were stuck in the 1980s or 1990s such as Shin Hi Sai Eating House and Wen Dao Shi Dim Sum, she has been intrigued with places that have survived throughout the years.Finding such a spot could be difficult with the rapid modernisation of Singapore.
- TWD
The Almighty Sometimes Review : A realistic play about Mental Health
Heartbreaking, humourous and honest. The Almighty Sometimes is a play that puts Mental Health into the spotlight. Mental Health has always been a topic that is skirted on the side and hardly conversation fodder. However, Singapore Repertory Theatre's debut play brings to light the impact of mental illness on a typical family facing it. While each family facing mental health may
- TWD
Village Hotel Sentosa Review 2022 : Perfect Staycation for family!
Looking for a family staycation? We have the perfect location for you if you plan a family staycation for this upcoming holiday. For families with 2 children, finding a hotel that accommodates 4 in a room can be challenging. This is especially so when you need everyone in the same room due to age and family bonding. Moreover, you would like to be in a location where attractions
- TWD
Should you Invest in T bills at 4%?
   The Cut Off  Yield for November T Bills is at 4%, This is a drop from 4.19% before. Despite the increase in FOMC rates and the 3 Months MAS T-bills, it was surprising to see a drop instead of an increase. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); However, due to the sheer size of this month's bid (Over 14 billion vs 4.5 billion), the results was affected by the
- Digital Mom
Free Printable first day of school sign for daycare, preschool, kindergarten through 12th grade, college and more! Download and print first day of school sign.
- Digital Molly
Did you know Apple offers a free camp for kids during the summer? Learn everything you could want to know about Apple Camp and kids hour.
- Digital Mom
The best toddler alarm clocks for 2022. From sleep training clocks for toddlers to smart alarm clocks and sleeping aids to help your toddler sleep!
- Digital Molly
Rounds up of the best kids tablets 2022. Before you buy a tablet for kids, check out this review of suggestions from Digital Mom Blog.
- Digital Mom
Last Day of School Party Ideas
Check out these last day of school party ideas. From banners to run though to how to create a marshmallow popper, celebrate summer in style with these ideas!
- Digital Molly
Best Tiktok Cleaning Hacks - here are 7 tiktok hacks for cleaning your house, shoes, bathroom and more. These cleaning tips are a huge game changer!
- Digital Molly
Best Kid Alarm Clocks - Help your kids establish a morning schedule with an alarm clock for kids that helps them wake up on their own and get the day started.
- Digital Molly
Learn about the benefits and find the best wobble chairs. The perfect chair for busy wiggly kids and active adults who can't sit still.
- Digital Molly
Virtual Learning Tips - remote learning can be such a struggle! Here are 10 ways we have made online school a success. These allow us to work while our kids learn remotely.
- Digital Molly
Social Media and Teens - We are sharing what parents need to know in 2021 about apps, technology and what their teenagers are doing on social media. Must read!
- Kimberly
Christmas Feasts for Your Year End Parties

Celebrate the festive season with your family and friends and indulge in these delectable Christmas feasts.

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- Kimberly
Kindness: Teaching Our Children to Be Kind

Help our little ones practice kindness in the home and in their community.

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- Emma Lin
The Motherhood Diaries: Charmaine Seah

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- Kimberly
Baby Sleep: Facts, Essentials & Life-Changing Tips

Help babies and yourselves get deeper and better sleep with these tips, sleep training studies and safe sleeping, tips and what to get.

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- Dr. Becca
- Martine Oglethorpe

This Tuesday February the 8th is Safer Internet Day. An important day on the global calendar and a great reminder of the importance of staying safe online. The theme of this year’s Safer Internet Day is ‘Play it Fair Online’. Just as in any environment, be that workplace, household, school yard or sporting field, playing […]

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- Martine Oglethorpe

Should I let my child watch Squid games, play Fortnite, get Tik Tok? Should I let them have Instagram, play Call of Duty, watch an M rated movie? Questions such as these are regular from parents, and pretty valid questions considering the combination of children ruminating the fact that everyone is allowed but them, coupled […]

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- Martine Oglethorpe
What girls really need to thrive online

What do we really need for young girls to thrive online? When talking about the online behaviours, interactions, connections, consumption and everyday immersion into a world of technology, screens, gaming and devices, parents are often looking for the magic bullet to keep their young daughters safe online. To keep them mentally well. To keep them […]

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- Martine Oglethorpe

Life is getting pretty tiring for many people right now. There is no doubt plenty of people feel they are in the midst of some pretty crappy times. Particularly those from Australia who have been subjected to long lockdowns, remote learning, working from home and the disappointments of another year crippled by ongong restrictions (special […]

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- Martine Oglethorpe

Coping with covid lockdowns…again It is all too familiar, the path is well trodden and the expectations well rehearsed. And yet, for most it appears the foreboding sense of dread does not seem to be getting any easier to navigate.  In fact for many, each lockdown press conference, each well rehearsed set of rules, border […]

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- Martine Oglethorpe

Growing up in a digital world today, can expose young people to a social media feed full of comparisons, comments and cutting remarks, that can leave them feeling constantly judged, not good enough, vilified or even unworthy. For others however they appear to sail through their socials, unburdened or at least with the ability to […]

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- Martine Oglethorpe
Safer Internet Day 2021: Start the chat

Safer Internet Day for 2021 is help globally on February 9th. This year, the focus of Safer Internet Day is all about the need to “start the chat”, when it comes to keeping our kids safe online. Connecting with our kids has always been the backbone of all of my work with parents, schools and […]

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- Martine Oglethorpe

This is not another guilt inducing post about how we are all ‘addicted’ to our screens, but it is a gentle reminder about the huge benefits of making some more conscious decisions about how and where we spend our time and attention. We know that nature and spending time immersed in the natural living world […]

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- Martine Oglethorpe
Kids getting a device for Christmas? Grab some tips and a letter from Santa

Once again this year there will be many kids waking Christmas morning to a brand new device, phone, gaming console or shiny new computer. And whilst this can bring great joy and happiness, a few boundaries and some simple rules will help manage their time, their behaviours and their wellbeing, as they embark on their […]

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- Martine Oglethorpe

In a recent webinar I gave on “Weaning the Screens”, I discussed the many things kids need to thrive and maintain wellbeing. During lockdowns and a year of covid upheaval, many of the usual ways kids have these needs met were taken away. The uptake of extra screentime, came along to fill the many voids. […]

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- One Modern Mom Blog
Pampers enables us to make a difference.
In celebration of National Children’s Day in South Africa, Pampers is celebrating single parents who bravely navigated lockdown parenting with little to no support. 40% of parents in South Africa are single moms. Though the last year has been challenging for most parents, it has been undoubtedly more so for single parents who spent months … Continue reading Pampers enables us to make a difference. →
- One Modern Mom Blog
Getting Healthy & Falling Pregnant with Best10
Many of you have messaged me to ask me about my 10 weeks with Best10. I went a bit quiet towards the end, well…because I had a little baby forming in my belly that none of you knew about. I’m going to start from the beginning to put the entire process into perspective for you, … Continue reading Getting Healthy & Falling Pregnant with Best10 →
- One Modern Mom Blog
A Garden Party In Winter.
I recall sitting in bed on a stormy daydreaming about having a reason to create something magical. Don’t ask me to draw or paint you a picture – my creativity doesn’t lie there. But it lies within, brewing at the randomest of times. I finally figured out what I could create – a beautiful boho … Continue reading A Garden Party In Winter. →
- One Modern Mom Blog
Winter with Cotton On Kids
Winter clothing has started being unpacked in the shops, and although the sun is still shining outside, and days can be hot – the evenings have started cooling down, and the chill can be felt in the air as the sun goes down. With my little boy being at the age that he is – … Continue reading Winter with Cotton On Kids →
- One Modern Mom Blog
How You’ve Helped Cotton On Foundation Provide Quality Schooling To Ethekwini Primary Students.
Many of you will know that over the past year I have worked a lot with Cotton On & Cotton On Kids. At first, I was just excited and honoured to be recognized by and working with a brand I loved so much. But as time went by, I learnt a few more things about … Continue reading How You’ve Helped Cotton On Foundation Provide Quality Schooling To Ethekwini Primary Students. →
- One Modern Mom Blog
A Magical Day – Create Your Day Party.
As a busy mom, as birthdays approach I find myself wondering how I’ll make all of my sons birthday dreams a reality. Luckily, my sons expectations weren’t through the roof this year, and he simply and very confidently explained that all he really wanted was a Bear Grylls Adventure Party with a few of his … Continue reading A Magical Day – Create Your Day Party. →
- One Modern Mom Blog
Creating a Visually Pleasing Wedding, SIMPLY, with Gather.
Let’s rewind back to the start of this year. It somehow feels like ages ago now that I look back on it. At that point, wedding planning seemed like a walk in the park. There was still so much time. Dreaming was happening, Pinterest was a nightly affair the moment my son was in bed … Continue reading Creating a Visually Pleasing Wedding, SIMPLY, with Gather. →
- One Modern Mom Blog
Warriors Of Hope – The Beautiful Initiative by Keedo.
I was recently asked to work on a campaign with Keedo. I’m sure that by now, you’re all well aware how much I love the local brand – I love them for their beautiful, childlike designs. In a world where we so often dress kids way beyond their years, Keedo brings us back down to … Continue reading Warriors Of Hope – The Beautiful Initiative by Keedo. →
- One Modern Mom Blog
A Girls Weekend at Shiraz Estate Guest House.
Being the type of person that I am, I wanted to organize a girls weekend away with my bridal party. With only a few months left until the wedding, it was time to go on a little roadtrip with the girls to just relax and enjoy the calm before all of the craziness hit. When … Continue reading A Girls Weekend at Shiraz Estate Guest House. →
- One Modern Mom Blog
Sustainable Fashion Done Perfectly – Locally.
There’s nothing quite like stumbling upon new brands and then finding out that they are local. There’s a little happy dance that begins stirring inside of me. And this is EXACTLY what happened when I heard about Beagle & Basset – a new Cape Town based eco-conscious company. I first heard about them about a … Continue reading Sustainable Fashion Done Perfectly – Locally. →

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- Steph (MPMK Founder)

If you’ve been following me for long, you know I’m a huge proponent of giving kids household responsibilities and teaching them to manage money at an early age. I’ve done a lot of research on the topic and even developed some pretty slick tools to help parents get started. I’ll be the first to admit, […]

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- Steph (MPMK Founder)

This “Sibling Appreciation Advent Calendar” is an idea our elf came up with last year and worked really well. On the first day he appeared, always the day after Thanksgiving in our house, he arrived with this Advent Calendar (only $15!) and an explanation. The idea is simple. Our elf asked the kids to take […]

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- Steph (MPMK Founder)
My New Book! Plus an Exclusive Bonus for MPMK Readers!

I’ve got some big… HUGE news to share today! After a LOT of hard work behind the scenes for the past several months, I’m so excited to finally announce that I have a picture book coming out and it just became available for pre-sale! Trains Coming Through! My First Big Book of Trains is the […]

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- Steph (MPMK Founder)

With everything going on in the world right now, I’m finding myself with less emotional reserves to be patient and gentle with my kids (who really need it right now!). If you’re feeling the same way, we’ve got a great guest post today from Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D., the Executive Director of The New York […]

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- Steph (MPMK Founder)
A Positive Parenting Approach for Changing Kids’ Challenging Behaviors

Image Credit: © Suzette Pauwels (text & graphic added) | 01.01.11 | CC by 2.0 As we all continue to deal with shelter-in-place, I thought it would be the perfect time to re-post a piece written by one of my blogging buddies, Amanda from Not Just Cute. She shares a wonderful method for dealing with problem behaviors in […]

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- Steph (MPMK Founder)
I Just Signed My Kids Up for Camp Invention- Here’s Why

I'm signing my kids up for Camp Invention! I'm really excited to be signing up my kids once again, both to have something to look forward to and to ensure that they'll get some much needed STEM learning in from experts this summer.

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- Steph (MPMK Founder)

Our schools were the very first in the country to shut down due to coronavirus- here's what I've learned. #schoolshutdown #coronavirusparent #coronavirusmom #coronavirushomeschool #homeschooling

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- Steph (MPMK Founder)

Earlier this week I shared my experience living at the center of the coronavirus outbreak in America. It’s only been 4 days and the situation has elevated quite a bit. Late Wednesday night word came from our school district’s superintendent; effective immediately, all schools in our district are closed for up to 14 days. Teaching […]

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- Steph (MPMK Founder)
Rainy Day Play: Gum Drop Engineers

With cold days persisting and school breaks coming up, I thought now would be the perfect time to share one of my all-time favorite indoor play ideas… Have you noticed the big emphasis on both creativity and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills for kids lately?  At first glance these two things may seem […]

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- Kristin
How to Connect at Dinner Time: Conversation Starters & Parked Phone Stations

Life comes at you fast these days.  Have you noticed how we drink our morning coffee and the next thing we know, we’re tired and crawling into bed? If we don’t stop to be intentional, we can miss out on some really important moments with our spouse and kids. There are two things we’ve found helpful […]

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- Michelle Hancock

Raising kids in the digital age isn’t easy, which is why learning these internet safety tips for kids is important. Due to

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- Michelle Hancock

These daddy-daughter quotes put the special bond between father-daughter into words. There’s nothing quite like the bond between a daughter and her

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- Michelle Hancock

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx. Back to school season is in full swing and another busy chapter in parenting is among

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- Michelle Hancock

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- Michelle Hancock

Get access to 25 thought-provoking questions to ask your dad. Download our free journal that includes prompts and space to create your

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- Michelle Hancock

Getting your kids to brush and take care of their teeth can be a struggle. The good news is there are simple

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- Michelle Hancock

Try this cleaning bingo game to get your kids motivated to clean and tidy your home. This free cleaning game bundle comes

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Modern Mom Life is now featured on Texas Today. Texas Today is a local lifestyle show, giving North Texans the latest in

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- Michelle Hancock

Keeping kids on a schedule is, theoretically, a simple task. If you have been functioning on a schedule with your kids since

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- Michelle Hancock

Raise your hand if you have ever had to seek out head lice treatment options?  I see you over there acting embarrassed

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- Michelle Hancock

Kids will love making this glow-in-the-dark slime. From the moment we made superhero slime, our family found ourselves wanting to experiment with

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- Michelle Hancock

Swim lessons have been a huge part of my parenting journey.  I enrolled my daughter into Emler Swim School this past Spring

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- Michelle Hancock

Kazzam by Party City is a party planner’s dream! Thanks to our partnership, I was able to give Kazzam a try for

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- Michelle Hancock

I feel lied to. My entire life I envisioned parenting a certain way. I imagined our bedtime routine would be smooth. Sure,

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- Michelle Hancock

Parenting is tough. Raising kids, juggling their activities and finding time to spend with my spouse is challenging. One thing that should

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- Michelle Hancock

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Similac. I’ve had a lot of firsts in my life: The

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- Clarissa
Seed Probiotic Review & Promo Code (& my journey to holistic healing in 2022)

2021 was absolutely exhausting, and I often fell back on old coping mechanisms like eating junk food and staying up too late. While we all were simply doing what we could to get through the insanity, 2021 was a somber reminder that life is short. In 2022, my goal is to pursue health from the…

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- Clarissa
Beginner Keto Tips

If you’re looking for how to lose weight on Keto, here’s our success story. Ryan and I have lost over 75 pounds with the Keto diet! Keto allows you to eat all sorts of yummy meals (like these air fryer keto game day recipes) while losing weight – it’s crazy! We’ve done it multiple times,…

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- Clarissa
Self Care Plan for Moms

As moms, it’s so easy to focus all of our time and energy on our families. There’s always so much more to be done, which means we often make our own needs a low priority. Many of us even have bathrooms filled with beauty and pampering supplies that just sit there collecting dust!  But the…

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- Clarissa
Easy Cake Decorating Tips &   Time-Saving Hacks!

I bake and decorate each of my boys’ birthday cakes! It’s become quite the yummy tradition – even though I started with ZERO baking and decorating experience. I’m completely self-taught and definitely don’t have lots of extra time, so this blog post is full of time-saving hacks, as well as some amazing tips for making…

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- Clarissa
Keto Air Fryer Recipes for Game Day

We’re still in the honeymoon stage, but I already know he’s the love of my life! I’ve fallen HARD for my air fryer and he’s been there for me in ways my other kitchen gadgets continually let me down. 😉 Plus the air fryer has helped my husband and I lose over 75 pounds on the…

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- Clarissa
Activated Charcoal Benefits – Absorbing Odors Naturally!

You see this face? This is the face of a mom who finds 4 month old leftovers hiding in the back of the fridge. And chicken nuggets from last year underneath the kids’ car seats. Parenting STINKS, you guys. I don’t like simply covering up nasty scents with chemicals and flowery scents. That doesn’t fix the…

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- Clarissa
5 Healthy Relationship Goals for 2021

During such a stressful time for our country, our family matters more than ever. As we’re working on our emotional, spiritual, and holistic health goals, working on our relationships is so vital to having a healthy and happy home! Here are 5 healthy relationship goals for 2021. This would be great to save and discuss…

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- Clarissa
Free Goal Setting Guide & Printable

Happy New Year everyone! As terrible as 2020 was, I am so excited to start the new year with a clean slate full of possibilities. One thing I learned from this never-ending year is that there comes a point where mama just has to GET IT DONE. Life will always be full of unfortunate circumstances…

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- Clarissa
Last Minute Stocking Stuffers on Amazon

We have one week til Christmas… is YOUR shopping done? Well, if you’re one of my Instagram friends that I asked, NOPE! Haha! There are a lot of last minute shoppers, which is extra complicated this year due to COVID, social distancing limiting store capacity, and all that fun stuff. Lucky for us, Amazon Prime…

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- Clarissa
2020 Cyber Week Sales!

It’s time for the best 2020 Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday deals!! I’m not a giant spender, but I am a strategic one. 😉 Every November, I brainstorm everything I’m going to need in the next several months, and look for Black Friday sales! I’m not above Googling toilet paper sales, especially after a…

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- Carey
Why Sleep is the Most Important Form of Self-Care

As a new mom, sleep is the very foundation that all forms of self-care rest upon. Fix your sleep, and all the rest will follow. Here's how...

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- Carey
5 Secrets to Get Your Child into an NYC Gifted and Talented Program

Gifted tests are given to children pre-kindergarten through grade 2 in NYC. Here are 5 secrets to get a spot in the G&T programs.

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- Carey
How to Pack Your Hospital Bag for Dummies

Packing your hospital bag for childbirth is not an easy task. Are you packing too much or too little? Here are the must haves...

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- Carey
Best Baby Sleep Consultants in Calgary

Looking for the best baby sleep consultants in Calgary, Alberta? Our list is selected based on real customer ratings, training, experience...

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- Carey
Baby’s Nutritional Needs – Month by Month Baby Feeding Guide (0-12+ Months)

A month-to-month feeding guide for all your baby’s nutritional needs, including: Hunger & fullness cues, Feeding schedule, Sample menus...

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- Carey
It’s Confirmed: Babies In The Womb Love Mozart (More Than Mickey Mouse and You)

Study results showed that babies-in-womb respond better to Mozart and classical music than Mickey Mouse and You. Mozart effect is real!

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- Carey
The One FREE Writing Tool Every Blogger Needs

As a mommy blogger, marketer, & an ebook writer, one of the biggest challenges I have with my writing is grammar. Luckily, I found Grammarly.

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- Carey
Best Baby Sleep Consultants in Quebec

Looking for the best baby sleep consultants in Quebec? Our list is selected based on real customer ratings, training, experience...

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- Carey
Best Baby Sleep Consultants in Metro Vancouver & Surrounding Area

Looking for the best baby sleep consultants in Metro Vancouver? Our list is selected based on real customer ratings, training, experience...

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- Carey
How to Create the Perfect Backyard for an Autistic Child

If you have an autistic child, here’s how to make the most of the great outdoors: obstacle course, water therapy, sensory garden...

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- Melanie Edwards
Let Me (Re)Introduce Myself

Hey everyone! I noticed it’s been a while since I’ve made a presence here on modernmami. I would say it’s been because of the coronavirus pandemic, but that wouldn’t be entirely truthful. While the COVID pandemic has indeed affected my daily motivation and my family’s routine, the reality is that I had already seen a […]

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- Melanie Edwards
3 Easy Kid-Friendly Fourth of July Food Ideas {Recipe}

Fourth of July is right around the corner and I’m sure you’re thinking of ways to spend the holiday with your family and celebrate Independence Day! I know a fun way to honor July 4th (particularly for kids) is to do everything red, white, and blue – especially food! My kids love all things themed, […]

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- Melanie Edwards

Today marks day 24 of our in-home isolation (or quarantine if you prefer to call it that) due to the worldwide coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Who knew when we welcomed the new year, that three months later we would find ourselves here? The past few weeks have been a mix of fun family time, challenges, learning curves, and […]

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- Melanie Edwards
13 Meatless Recipes for Lent: Seafood or Vegetarian Recipes for the Lenten Season

Today is Ash Wednesday and marks the beginning of this year’s Lenten season. For those of us that celebrate, we know Ash Wednesday to be a day of fasting and abstinence from meat. It begins a 40-day period which includes 7 meatless Fridays, where again, we abstain from eating meat, though seafood is allowed. If […]

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- Melanie Edwards

This post has been sponsored by Inside Rx. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The Inside Rx trademarks and graphics are provided by Inside Rx, LLC. Taking care of ourselves is so important, but sometimes it can be challenging or costly, especially if you regularly use prescription medications. When you have a chronic illness […]

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- Richard Freed

I was quite moved in speaking with a remarkable group of parents who lost their kids, together with child advocates, at the Youth4Youth Summit put together by LookUp and The Social Dilemma.

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- Richard Freed

Chavie Lieber’s New York Times‘ article highlights the LOL Dolls toy phenomenon and I describe how unboxing videos impact kids’ brains.  Read the New York Times’ article here Photo: Josh Riemer on Unsplash

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- Richard Freed

Nellie Bowles’ New York Times‘ article reveals how those who have hooked us on tech are now claiming it’s really our problem, with no real mention of its impact on children. In the article, I describe how this attempt to flip is similar to cigarette industry tactics. Read the New York Times article Photo: Andrew Leu on Unsplash

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- Richard Freed

The Wall Street Journal graciously asked me to write an article about why parents should come together in groups such as Wait Until 8th and Concord Promise to push back the age when kids get smartphones. The counter argument is taken by Alexandra Samuel.

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- Richard Freed

Fortnite, more than any video game, is upending the lives of the children and teens I work with.  Wall Street Journal writer Betsy Morris interviewed me for her article “How Fortnite Triggered an Unwinnable War Between Parents and Their Boys.” (See comments below)  

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- Richard Freed

A troubling new digital divide is emerging: Children in more affluent areas are spending much less time on screens and phones than kids in less advantaged communities. New York Times’ writer Nellie Bowles interviewed me for her powerful article: “The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected.” Families that have access to more resources […]

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- Richard Freed

Dr. Meghan Owenz and I have written a letter to the American Psychological Association (APA) that has brought national attention to the issue of persuasive design, which is the use of behavioral psychology to pull users onto devices and keep them there for as long as possible. The letter, organized by the Children’s Screen Time Action Network, raises concerns that psychologists–who […]

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- Richard Freed

Multiple national news outlets brought attention to the effort Dr. Meghan Owenz and myself are undertaking with leading psychologists and the Children’s Screen Time Action Network to ask that psychologists not be involved in the development of video games and social media products that hook kids. We have presented a letter written by myself and Dr. […]

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- Richard Freed

Pedram Shojai, The Urban Monk, interviews me for his podcast about the power and impact of technology in our children’s and even in our own lives. We also consider the powerful effects of persuasive technology, and how that’s hooking kids to their devices. Listen here.

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- Richard Freed

Nita June Davanzo was kind enough to interview me for her Waldorf Education Podcast. She works with Shining Mountain Waldorf School, and we had a great talk and I’m hopeful you find it interesting. Best to you all. Listen here.

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- ParentalEQ

By Dr Kathryn Murray Has there ever been a time in your house where you feel like you are talking to yourself when asking your...

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- ParentalEQ

By Dr Kathryn Murray Have you ever felt exhausted, frustrated, annoyed or just plain angry because of someone else’s behaviour or demands? Being human means...

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- ParentalEQ

Families come in all shapes and sizes and aren’t exclusive to those with biological ties. It can expand to whoever plays an important part in...

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- ParentalEQ

I will be the first person to put up my hand and admit that I am not always kind to myself. I have days where...

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- ParentalEQ

The brain is an odd thing.  It will have moments that make you feel like a superstar and the next, you are a grey cloud...

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- ParentalEQ

(*This blog post makes reference to sensitive topics like self-harming.) I am going to be real. I am sick to death of the way society...

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- ParentalEQ
Self-Efficacy – yep, its a thing – ParentalEQ Unwrapped

How many times do you think to yourself “I can’t do this” or “this is too much”? If you answered daily, I am right there...

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When younger children feel overwhelmed by their emotions, their brain goes into survival mode and they can revert to immature actions to deal with it....

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Mixed Feelings – help kids handle them – ParentalEQ Unwrapped

As adults, we are used to feeling a multitude of emotions. Dread and happiness for the school holidays, happy and sad for milestone (or any)...

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Emotions are crazy things. They can jump from happy to sad to anything in between in the blink of an eye. They are also a...

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No Electronic Devices in Kids’ Bedrooms
Currently, a conversation about screen time is occurring on my area listserv.  It’s interesting to read various points of view. Some people feel that various apps designed to limit screen time and other digital activities are the way to go.  Others point to need to be hands-on about contracts, agreements, and digital rules of the […]
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We Don’t Worry About Privacy Like You Do, People Tell Me…
When I discuss digital privacy with adults it’s not uncommon for them to tell me that they are far less concerned about the subject than I am. Frequently I get responses similar to the those below: We just aren’t as worried about privacy as you are. I lead a law-abiding life, follow rules, and have […]
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What We Want Kids to Know About How the Brain Learns
If on occasion, you become concerned about how your child handles stressful learning situations, read this insightful article, Daydreaming is Good for You, and Other Things I Want Kids to Know About their Brains. The writer describes a range of brain capabilities, explaining how they can support young learners. Growing children need to understand how these […]
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Surge Protectors — Do You Need to Learn More About Them?
If your home is anything like mine, you have surge protectors all over the place, providing power and protection to appliances and 21st Century digital devices. Even my refrigerator is plugged into one after a power surge took out a number of refrigerators in the neighborhood. Some surge protectors are powerful devices that promise, not only […]
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No Surprise that Kids Figure Out Parental Controls
No, I was not surprised to read that kids figure out how to how to get around the Apple iPhone parental controls. The Washington Post published an October 15, 2019 article that tells all about it, and in my experience, the kids’ actions are not limited to Apple parental controls. When I served as an […]
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Can You Have an Online Presence & Still Have Some Online Privacy?
How do you develop a solid online presence while simultaneously having the ability to enjoy a social media account with friends and maybe even be a little goofy? It is possible, but organizing one’s digital footprints takes organization and attention. This issue is of paramount importance for people who will be applying for school or […]