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My Resolution is My Feminist Manifesto

by ParentCo.

Because of all this, and so much more ... I resolve to stay the course set out by our courageous foremothers who fought pointedly, persistently for equality. I'm a woman raising a daughter in a world that values her more for her bone structure than her brain. This is my resolution. This is my feminist manifesto.

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My Only New Year’s Resolution Is to Be Kinder to Myself

by ParentCo.

I now know there are steps I can take to change how I think, to find the true me again. That is why I am going to take better care of myself this year. In fact, that’s the only resolution I care to make. For both my own health, and as an important example to my kids, this year, I'm resolving to practice a kindness that starts from within.

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The Best 2022 Resolution: More of Less

by ParentCo.

January 1st, 2022: My resolution is to incorporate less instead of eliminating more. I’ll be on high alert for things that delight me and invite me to be at the moment.

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A Mindful Family Plan for a Happy, Healthy Winter

by ParentCo.

The change in the quality of daylight causes seasonal depressive symptoms that go beyond typical “winter blues.” Here are some ways to help.

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Helping Kids Handle the Post-Holiday Blues

by ParentCo.

The build up to the holidays can be a big deal. There are strategies to help your children overcome the feeling of the post-holiday let down.

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Prioritizing Friendships as a Parent and How to Maintain Them

by Emily Glover

The keyword: effort. The kind of friendships that mean something don’t often just happen when you are also juggling life with kids.

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How to Help Kids Connect With Older Generations

by Carrie Howe

Kids are often uncomfortable around older people (even grandparents). Here are research-backed tips to help them connect, for the benefit of both parties.

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In the Midst of Your Own Struggles, Give

by ParentCo.

It’s easy to get stuck on how messy life feels for us right now, so the simple act of helping others comes as a joyful distraction.

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Dear Holiday Shoppers: Thanks for Nothing

by ParentCo.

Seriously? How could you? Honestly, I've never been so disappointed in a collective group of people in my life. My faith in humanity may never be the same.

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How to Talk About Sex: Early, Often, and in Small Doses

by Pam Moore

We are sexual beings from the moment we are born. So, why is it so hard for so many parents to talk to our kids about sex and sexuality?

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The No-Stress Holiday Tradition That Saved Our Christmas

by ParentCo.

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? Save your Christmas and bank account with the gift that really keeps on giving!

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Let's Talk About "The Slump"

by ParentCo.

To any mother out there who has in the past or is experiencing the slump – or any mental health challenges for that matter – let’s talk about it.

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One Interesting Factor That Could Impact Future Family Size

by ParentCo.

Do you have kids? When are you having kids? How old are your kids? There's no need to ask a family member when they are planning to have more kids.

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How to Live a Life of Lagom (and Prosper) Like the Swedes

by ParentCo.

Still obsessed with the Scandinavians, people are now moving onto the Swedish lifestyle word: lagom.

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What the Experts Say About Keeping Babies Warm in Winter

by ParentCo.

The benefits to heading outdoors in the winter mean bundling up and heading out. But how do you properly dress an infant for the winter elements?

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How to Survive your Kid's Sick Days as a Working Parent

by Emily Glover

With the matter of managing sick days with kids being more of a question of when rather than if, here is what you can do to help prepare for the inevitable.

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Four Ways Parents Can Make the Most of Quarantine with Kids

by Emily Glover

The real key to successfully quarantining is to focus on preserving family members’ emotional health. Here are four ways we made the most of quarantine with kids. 

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How to Boost Your Child's Emotional Intelligence

by ParentCo.

Parents can use a simple and effective approach to raise an emotionally intelligent child and to improve their own EQ, too.

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Why Time Outdoors Can Increase Kids' Ability to Focus

by ParentCo.

Researchers recently conducted a study exploring how green spaces surrounding children’s homes impact their cognitive development.

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The Far Reaching Effects of Positive Emotions

by Sanya Pelini

We now know that feeling good is good for us, but how can we help our kids feel good? Here are a few suggestions based on positive psychology research.

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A Simple Strategy for When You're Feeling Unappreciated

by ParentCo.

How can we effectively deal with feeling unappreciated? It starts with identifying when we’re feeling unappreciated in the first place.

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9 Tips to Help You Fall Back in Love With Your Spouse

by ParentCo.

Of course you love each other, but somehow your relationship feels a bit flat now. To fall back in love with your spouse, try these things.

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The Best Predictor of Success, According to Science

by ParentCo.

We want to set children up on a path towards success later in life. What contributes to a person’s success in the long-term?

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7 Picture Books That Help Kids Cope With Tragedy

by Jennifer Garry

These books deal with topics like fear, loss, and separation anxiety in subtle ways, but can serve as great conversation starters.

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