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3 women share how their creative work evolved with motherhood

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We profiled three mothers who are making amazing art for the #100DayProject about how parenthood has changed their relationship to creativity.

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Be nice to your brother*: the fine print

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I understand that rules are most effective when they’re objective and specific. Being nice to your brother does not include (but is not limited to not including) the following**:

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What parents need to know about the new LEGO Worlds game

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Here's what parents need to know about the new game LEGO Worlds. After all, it's only a matter of time before it's all your kid can talk about.

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How I Found Clarity By Looking Through My Son’s Filter

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My son turned and looked in my eyes as he ascended the plastic grey climbing wall. Clambering to escape me as I advanced on him, his fingers slipped off of each hold and his attempts to elude me were stifled.

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Relationship Advice for Parents: How can we reconnect after a fight?

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Question of the week: "My husband and I have a tough time reconnecting after a fight. How can we just be cool with each other?"

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Ode to "The Village"

by ParentCo.

A shout-out to the good friends close-by who weave into the life of our family. That is, our village.

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As a parent, use natural forces to your advantage

by ParentCo.

Anyone with kids has probably noticed the 5:00 hour is a portal to the dark side - but this provides a perfect example of using natural forces to your advantage.

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Being A Parent and a Person. At the Same Time.

by ParentCo.

People talk of the downfalls of letting one’s job become one’s entire identity, but rarely speak of the job of parenting in the same way.

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Laugh of the day-Matt Lauer Waits In Parking Garage For Anonymous Source On Parenting Trends

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Dear Friend Without Kids

by ParentCo.

I still like you. I know we haven’t talked in a long time, but please know that I think you’re really great and wish we could spend more time together.

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400 Years of Parenting Advice

by ParentCo.

Debates about the best way to raise kids are nothing new. Books of childrearing advice have argued back and forth for hundreds of years. What has changed is the market: parents are spending vastly more for advice than ever before.

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3 simple tips to end sibling fighting

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The facts on Free Range vs. Helicopter parenting 

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18 Mad Men GIFs that remind us what we once took for granted

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It's the end of an era - where parents all over America pour that late night cocktail and escape into the world of Mad Men.

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Easy Weekend Checklist for Working Parents

by ParentCo.

The illustrated The Easy Weekend Checklist for Working Parents is so true. Except for the "easy" part, of course.

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10 observations from a month of paternity leave (baby #2)

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Why travel with babies too young to remember it? Because you'll remember.

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Experts on raising powerful girls

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8 real moms dish on their ultimate Mother's Day

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Not surprisingly, we know a lot of (awesome) moms. We asked a few of them what they consider the ultimate Mother's Day. You might think, given the opportunity to fantasize about anything under the sun, that the answers would be something only The Duchess of Cambridge could realistically expect. The truth is, most moms want something quite simple.

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Color inside the lines, grownups

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Coloring for Grown-Ups "hilariously combines the mindless fun of children's coloring books with the mind-numbing realities of modern adult life."

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Norman Ollestad on raising a third generation surfer

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Athletes prefer that parents stay quiet during their games

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Parenting As Told By Nicolas Cage's Facial Expressions

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Why I don't use the word "proud" with my kids

by ParentCo.

When our kids accomplish something, it can be easy to tell them how proud we are of them or share with our friends how proud we are of our children’s latest achievements. I know this makes sense to us. Our kids do great things and we want them to know how we feel, and how happy we are for them.

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