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This Utterly Blimmin' Perfect Book Guide Matches You With A Kids' Book According To Your Fav Novel

It is a truth universally acknowledged that choosing a children’s book with which to enthrall and delight your kids is not easy. In fact, I’d say it’s almost as difficult as putting the kids to bed after said book is done, because apparently it is…
By Courtney Gorter
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5 Moms Confess The Healthy Foods They’ve Gotten Their Kid To Eat By Adding Ketchup

I personally have no memory of being a picky eater. In my mind, I've always had a gourmet palette that's appreciated everything from a wide variety of fresh summer produce to exciting new international delicacies. However, my mom tells a different…
By Allison Berry

These Women Took The Leap Into Motherhood — How Did It Change Their Love Of Jumping Out Of Planes?

“Once you leave the plane it’s you, God, and the sky. You’re the most free you will ever experience,” said Rachel Patton, mother to 4-year-old Wyatt. “The wind isn’t loud like people would think and the scenery from 10,000 ft. is absolutely…
By Gianluca Russo

8 Fictional Kids I Wish I Could Parent

I love my son, so I'm not trying to trade him in or anything. Having said that, I have to admit that there are moments when I wouldn’t mind parenting someone else, too. You know, someone different. Hell, someone not necessarily real. In fact, there…
By Priscilla Blossom

36 Kids Try Out Comedy & Share Their Best "Kid Jokes"

In my opinion, as a parent you need a great sense of humor. Whether it's laughing through ridiculous circumstances or finding the funny during a toddler tantrum, laughter truly is the best medicine. Another upside to motherhood? The moment your kid…
By Priscilla Blossom

This Utterly Blimmin' Perfect Book Guide Matches You With A Kids' Book According To Your Fav Novel

It is a truth universally acknowledged that choosing a children’s book with which to enthrall and delight your kids is not easy. In fact, I’d say it’s almost as difficult as putting the kids to bed after said book is done, because apparently it is…
By Courtney Gorter

My Friend Posted What She Thought Was A Harmless Nude Pic Of Her Toddler, & I Unfollowed Her

Moms of Instagram fall into three categories. There’s the Friends Only This Account Is Private Mom, the Back of My Kid’s Head And Pseudonym Mom, and No Boundaries At All Mom. I am somewhere in the middle. My Instagram is public since I use it mainly…
By Megan Whitaker

Here's What Goes Down On A Child's First Day Of School, According To Teachers

The thermometer may still say summer, but for many areas of the country, it's time for our kids to strap on the new backpacks, lace up the new sneakers, and head back to the classroom. (And for the rest of the U.S., that first day isn't all that far…
By Shana Aborn

Kindergarten Teachers Have Some *Huge* Tips For Parents On The First Day Of School

It's that time of year again. Kids, parents, and teachers are gearing up for the big day — the first day of school. For a lot of parents, it's just another school year. But for others, it's the very first day of school — like, ever. In a month from…
By Alison Kresta

8 Life Lessons From Kindergarten, In Case You Forgot

Ah, to go back to kindergarten with its glue paste, nap times and circle mats. It was a simpler time and with any luck, our kids will come out of it with the same life lessons we learned in kindergarten. In case you need a reminder about the simple…
By Lindsey Nesmith

Get $2 Tanks and $4 Uniform Shirts At Old Navy's Back-To-School Sale RN

There are very few things in this world that can be purchased for five bucks or less. A pack of gum, maybe? Or a cup of coffee (as long as it's not a fancy one). A sandwich would be pushing it, honestly. But thanks to Old Navy's current sale, you…
By Jacqueline Burt Cote

Dealing With Food Allergies At School Isn't Easy, But Here's How To Prepare Your Kid

When you're the parent of a child with food allergies, sending them to school is nerve-wracking, scary, and fraught with danger. When I sent my son to pre-K that first day, I felt like I was sending him into a minefield, where anything could go off…
By Cat Bowen

5 Hacks To Make Your Kid's Lingering Cough Go Away

When your kid has a cough that just won't quit, it can be maddening. You just want to be able to do something, anything, to make them more comfortable, especially when they're hacking away at night. Fortunately, there are some helpful hacks to make…
By Kate Miller

Can Mickey Mouse's Hotline Get A Kid To Sleep? I Tried It!

School is back in session, and for most of us, that means our schedules are pretty screwed up. For my kids, school started this morning. And even though I had grand plans of easing my family into our new school year routine and taking a week or two…
By Ashley Austrew

Parents, Don't Pick A Daycare Without Asking These 10 Questions First

Choosing a daycare for your child can be an overwhelming and terrifying process. Even if you're thrilled to be getting back to work, the prospect of your little one spending the day apart from you is enough to give any mom a mild panic attack.…
By Jacqueline Burt Cote

10 Super Cute Insulated Lunch Boxes That Kids Will Flip Their Lids For

If your kiddo is heading back to school, that means you're probably headed back to the... kitchen. It takes a lot of time to get lunches made, wrapped, and packed. If you don't already have an insulated lunch box, that's one more thing to add to the…
By Kate Miller

6 Signs Your Kid's Whining Is About More Than Getting The Wrong Color Cup

As a kid, I remember my parents — especially my mom — often telling me to "stop whining." To which my response was usually something along the lines of, "I'm not whining!" Now, as a parent, whining has taken on a whole new meaning, and I'm finding…
By Alison Kresta

9 Things A Preschool Teacher Wants Parents To Know About The First Day Of School

Whether it's coming up in a few days or a few weeks, the first day of school always stirs a mixture of emotions in both kids and parents. And in the case of the first day of preschool, those emotions are intensified about a million times. Trust me,…
By Shana Aborn

Fiona The Hippo Has A Brand New & Totally Adorable Children's Book — Here's How To Get It

In case you forgot, a star was born at the Cincinnati Zoo in early 2017, and that star goes by the name of "Fiona the Hippo." After her birth, people all across the nation fell in love with the little hippo, who was born prematurely and had a small…
By Casey Suglia

10 Crucial Questions Parents Need To Ask A School Before Enrolling Their Kid

Kids usually have lots of questions before they start at a new school: Is the teacher nice? Do they have a playground there? What about snacks? But as a parent, you've got even more questions. Whether you have the option of picking between several…
By Jacqueline Burt Cote

12 Hilarious Back-To-School Memes Every Parent Will Totally Get

For a lot of moms, back-to-school means some well deserved peace and quiet. While we all love our kids, there's something about having them home all day long, every single day, for weeks on end that can be — well — slow torture. Between the I'm…
By Alison Kresta