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An Open Letter to Our New Neighbors

by Holly Romero

Most people get welcomed to the neighborhood with a delicious casserole or tray of baked goods, but my kids would eat it before I could even get it to you.

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3 Ways Your Kids Can Find Mindfulness Through Nature

by Sandi Schwartz

From visualizations to nature sound apps, there are so many ways to experience mindfulness using nature even from inside the comfort of your home.

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Nine Going on Nineteen

by Katie Logue

By all accounts, I'm very lucky. My nine-year-old son, Jack, is a great kid.

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Does Screaming the F-word in Wegmans Make Me a Bad Parent?

by Jared Bilski

I blame my wife for what happened. She makes going out and getting things done with our children seem easy.

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One Thing Parents Should Resolve in the New Year In Order to Bring More Joy

by ParentCo.

My resolution for 2018 is to find more joy in my life right now and to stop comparing my life, to others. Especially the lives of others on social media.

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Wild Rumpus

by ParentCo.

When I hear the term “wild” I am automatically transported to the scene in Maurice Sendak’s book "Where the Wild Things Are" in which Max is sent to his room for behaving, well, wild.

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Playing the Chess Game of Shorts in Winter

by Max Everhart

This morning, he emerged from his bedroom wearing a red bandana, a pair of soccer shorts, and a short-sleeved T-shirt that read THIS KID RULES.

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What Debra Winger Taught Me About Motherhood

by ParentCo.

"Terms of Endearment" stayed with me as I grew up. It was one of the few movies I ever saw that portrayed the mother daughter bond as I knew it.

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The Wildly Overblown Children's Birthday Party: Can We Be Done?

by ParentCo.

You know what’s wild? Kids' birthday parties in the new millennium. Their Pinterest perfection, their thematic orchestration.

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Ten Things You Can Do Right Now to Make Next Holiday Season That Much Easier

by ParentCo.

The holidays can be totally exhausting and overwhelming. Take advantage of the tailwind and make next year a little easier.

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Why a Consistent Approach to Your Parenting is Important

by Jill Ceder

Being consistent is time-consuming and requires thought and patience but will make your relationship stronger as your child gets older.

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For Parents of Babies Who Think They'll Always be Angels

by ParentCo.

Here is a list of Toddler Truths that you should come to grips with.

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8 Psychologist-Backed Tips for Improving Communication with Kids

by ParentCo.

When you communicate well with your child, it leads to a strong relationship, greater cooperation, and feelings of worth. These expert tips can help.

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When Angst Comes to Visit

by ParentCo.

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Guided by the Force, Some Traditions Are Destiny

by Matthew Koehler

What Star Wars has become to so many generations of fans is due to the enduring nature of its story.

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A Cradle of Wishes

by ParentCo.

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“Don’t Lick the Cat!” and Other Things I Never Thought I’d Have to Say

by ParentCo.

That was just the beginning of the downward spiral of strange pieces of advice I would be giving my son over the next two years.

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How to Have Constructive Conversations With Kids About Mental Health

by ParentCo.

Not only do we avoid discussing mental health with our kids, but many are ashamed to share these struggles with other adults.

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My Daughter's Fears Make Me Feel Helpless Because I Can't "Fix" Them for Her

by ParentCo.

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You've Seen Me at the Park. Let Me Tell You What Kind of Mother I Am

by ParentCo.

I want to tell this woman I do care, that my aloof exterior belies an infinite reservoir of caring. I want to tell her she has no idea what kind of mother I am.

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Teaching Kids How to Goal Set With New Year’s Resolutions

by ParentCo.

Surround yourself and your kids with piles of magazines and update vision boards for the fresh, new year to come.

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Confessions of an Off-Duty Mom

by ParentCo.

Spending time with my family is the greatest joy in my life, but it also feels like the greatest burden for an introvert like me.

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Dating Your Wife With Kids Under Five

by ParentCo.

It can be difficult to make time for yourself and for each other when you have children, but it’s also a great time to grow together in a new way.

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Feed Your Fire

by ParentCo.

I know I will always be a mom, but a new era is opening up now.

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