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How Do I Bathe My Baby? This Chart Breaks It Down By Age

Giving your baby their first bath is a low-key scary moment for new parents, and I don't think I'm alone in thinking this. They're so stinkin' small and floppy, they're typically not too keen on being naked and cold, and the best practices for bath t…
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These Tips Will Make Putting Together A Baby Book So Simple

Yes, the convenience of having all of your baby's adorable photos on your phone is wonderful, and if you're anything like me, you have thousands of adorable shots at your fingertips. But anyone who's ever found themselves trapped in an awkwardly long…
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5 Moms Reveal The Breastfeeding Lessons They Learned The Hard Way

If anything about breastfeeding is guaranteed, it's the fact that every mom and every baby's experience is going to be totally different. Sure, it'd be nice to become an expert on nursing after reading a single informational pamphlet, but the reality…
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How Should You Display Your Holiday Memories?

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This Mom Hands-Down Has The Best Advice For Getting Ready For Playdates

Ahh, playdates. They should be fun, right? Well, yes, but as a mom it's easy to get caught up in all of the prep work that goes on behind the scenes when you're getting ready to host a rowdy group of kids at your home, or when you're preparing to sen…
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Brilliant Tips For Building DIY Playsets That’ll Put Your Childhood Forts To Shame

Even if you're not a self-identifying "crafty person," I think most of us can agree that playing with our kids' toys beats playing grownup any day of the week. This is exactly why we're excited to partner with LEGO Juniors to design three brilliant D…
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The 'Aha' Moment That Led Me To Create Happy Family

Just as parenthood pushes you to think about your child's wellbeing from every possible angle, Happy Family Brands has followed suit by doing the same thing for your entire family. Founded in 2003 by mom of two Shazi Visram, the organic baby food bra…
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This Baby-Clothes Subscription Is Game-Changing

There's no question that shopping for baby clothes is one of life's most adorable experiences. Poking around in a store for miniature dresses and tiny pairs of stretchy denim is never anything other than pure bliss, but then again, there are roughly …
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A Breastmilk Shipping Service Now Exists And Wow, It's About Time

Milk Expressed is one of those businesses that you don't realize you need until there's a moment when yes, you definitely need it. Kristy Catsouphes, the company's founder and CEO, was working in the tech industry and had just gone back to work after…
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This Mom Started The Coolest Natural Beauty Brand From Her Home

Keli Smith is one of those moms who, once you hear her story, can make you feel simultaneously exhausted at the idea of juggling as much as she does, and also inspired to pursue just as much. The Chicago-based mom of four founded the vegan beauty and…
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8 Times Katie Otto From 'American Housewife' Made You Say "Girl, Same"

Remember when the term "housewife" would evoke thoughts of doting women in aprons and pearls, cheerily serving meals to their husbands with one hand while simultaneously soothing a crying baby with the other? And you know how you somehow can't help b…
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Your Philadelphia Family Road Trip Guide For Day Trips And Weekend Escapes

I can't hear the term "family vacation" without immediately stressing myself out at the thought of resort reservations, packing emergencies (where did the suitcases go?!), and soaring airfare prices. But lucky for me, I grew up with parents who embra…
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We Imagined A World Where Kids Are In Charge Of Lunchtime, And Spoiler: It's Adorable

If there's anything that moms are truly the best at, it's showing love in every little thing we do for our kids. Everything from checking over last night's homework assignment for the third (or fourth... or fifth) time, to giving in to that extra bed…
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How These Moms Make Having Opposite Parenting Styles Work For Them

Here's one major challenge to motherhood that no one likes to talk about: What exactly are you supposed to do after the birth of your first kid if you and your partner realize you have completely different parenting styles? That was precisely the cas…
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This Handy Infographic Will Make Building Your Baby Registry A Breeze

Baby registries are a total double-edged sword: On one hand, people give you free stuff to celebrate the new life you're about to bring into the world! But on the other hand, registries can be overwhelming to put together once you sit down to get org…
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Genius Summer Survival Tips Every Pregnant Woman Needs To Know

Even if your friends insist you're a glowing, life-giving goddess, pregnancy doesn't always feel so glamorous. If you're pregnant over the summer, nature has a way of making you extra aware of your physical self: it's way too hot, your body is twice …
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5 Ice Cream Sundae Recipes That Will Turn Into Family Traditions

Some of my favorite childhood memories are from spending the summers at my grandparent's house. Every year my family would make the 12-hour trip to their home in Louisiana, and we'd stay for three-week stretches with little to no plans of any kind. B…
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How This Stay-At-Home Mom Learned To Trust Her Own Way

Ayanna Efiom has always known she wanted to be a wife, homemaker, and stay-at-home mom, but now more than ever before, the proud mom of 2-year-old Emilia knows firsthand that it really does take a village to raise a child. Shortly after giving birth …
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Why It's OK To Not Instantly Reconnect With Your Pre-Baby Identity

Having a kid changes your life. A ton. But as moms know, change doesn't automatically translate to "bad," it can simply mean that your life has adapted to fit your baby into the picture. And while that may sound like a simple scenario to adapt to, th…
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5 Chaotic Moments When Pizza Is The Hero You Need

The phrase "not all heroes wear capes" is an adage moms know too well. Just take, for example, all the weird things your kid chooses to idolize. Like, can someone please tell me why you can't convince your children to say "thank you" or "please," but…
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