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8 Cool Things Kids Can Get in the Mail

by Parent Co.

Want your kids to see the mailbox as an invitation to adventure? Here are seven of the best opportunities we could find.

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What We're Listening To: Circle Round Podcast

by Parent Co.

While I'm a huge fan of podcasts for adults, there's a special place in my heart for kids’ podcasts.

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Invisible Disability: Close Your Eyes and See My Son

by Parent Co.

Autism can be invisible. This fact is a double-edged sword. It will help my son in life, and it will hurt him at times.

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Define Your Family’s Core Values by Creating a Family Mission Statement

by Parent Co.

Taking the time to figure out what your family is about and what you truly value can be anything from a fun family activity to a transformative experience.

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From Chaos to Connection: How Routine Can Transform the Energy of Your Home

by Parent Co.

Your kids have had several weeks off of the normal schedule, so it might take some time to get back to it.

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Why Every Home Needs a Family Sock Basket

by Parent Co.

They're never matched up anymore, and the goal is no longer to find a perfect matching pair, but simply two socks that match just enough.

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A Letter to My Future Self

by Parent Co.

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Throw a Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Party

by Parent Co.

Whether you couldn’t find a sitter for New Year’s Eve or you don’t feel like heading out in the fray, you can still have a fun, kid-friendly celebration.

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5 Media Resolutions Every Family Should Make in 2018

by Parent Co.

If there's one thing nearly every parent wants to get better at, it's staying ahead of their kids when it comes to media and technology.

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The House-To-House Holiday Shuffle: a Chaotic Tradition We’re Lucky to Have

by Parent Co.

Is it a challenge to cart around children, canines, presents, diaper bags, and baked goods to multiple houses? Absolutely. Is it worth it? Absolutely.

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How to Survive Mom-Shaming When Home for the Holidays

by Parent Co.

Mom-shaming seems to be a pervasive problem; however, a different interpretation may help young parents through the holidays.

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Planning the Ultimate Winter Break? Check Out These Hotels with Cool Kids' Amenities

by Parent Co.

Many hotels around the country have amenities that appeal to younger travelers – including unique kids’ activities and experiences.

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Perfectly Aged

by Parent Co.

The other day, my daughter asked my husband, “What was the best age for you?”

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How to Shop for Kids with Insufferable Hippie Parents

by Katherine Clover

If you have hippie-ish parents in your life, and you're panicking about how to shop for their kids, you aren't alone.

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9 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Empty Nest

by Parent Co.

One minute you’re changing diapers and wiping noses, the next you’re dropping kids off in their college dorm rooms. Here's how to fill the space they leave.

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Why Focus Words Are Better Than Resolutions

by Parent Co.

Resolutions narrow our focus instead of broadening it to encompass an overall fulfilling life. Focus words, on the other hand, do not.

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The Difficulty in Facing What's Right in Front of Us

by Parent Co.

It is true that some parents refuse to see what is right in front of them. They gloss over the signs, they deny the truth.

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Growth

by Parent Co.

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Is Family Travel Worth the Investment?

by Parent Co.

Travel is often viewed as a leisure activity that's difficult to justify spending precious time and money on. But what if it's more than that?

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Is It Really Possible to Parent Like Other Cultures?

by Parent Co.

Is it really possible for us to parent like the French, the Japanese, or the Danish? Not usually.

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10 Ways to Seamlessly Blend Hanukkah with Christmas for Your Interfaith Kids

by Parent Co.

If you've got a menorah a Christmas tree jockeying for prime placement in the window, this little listicle is for you.

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6 Christmas Traditions That Put Others First

by Parent Co.

One way to add a layer of richness to the Christmas season is implementing a tradition that focuses on making a difference in the life of someone in need.

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This Orchestral Playlist is a Sleigh Ride Without the Whining That Everyone is Cold

by Parent Co.

These orchestral music pieces will evoke the feeling of a magical winter ride and excite your imagination of gliding on a sparkling snow-covered landscape.

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The No-Stress Holiday Tradition That Saved Our Christmas

by Parent Co.

You do it for work parties all the time, so why not family? It would turn gifts into a kind of game and who doesn’t like games?

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