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9 Inspiring Books to Celebrate Earth Day with your Kids

by ParentCo.

Happy reading—and planting, recycling, conserving, and more—on Earth Day and every day. 

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5 Ways Boredom Makes your Kid More Awesome

by ParentCo.

When we spend all of our time entertaining our children, they never have to learn how to entertain themselves. Here's why it's ok to let them be bored.

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Planting Earth and Growing Community with School Gardens

by ParentCo.

"Mom, when we were out there planting, people honked and waved all the time," my son reported. "I think they really like our gardens."

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What I’ve Learned about Communication from My Non-Verbal Daughter

by Claire McMurray

Everyone deserves to be seen, heard, and understood. As a mom of a kid with Rett Syndrome, I’ve learned that what this looks like can vary widely.

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Moms Explore Work-Life Balance (Hint: There Is No Such Thing)

by Hannah Howard

I feel lucky and overwhelmed every day. Here are tips & wisdom from women in the trenches, showing up with integrity, strength, and grace to work and mom life.

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5 Ways to Up the Fun Factor at Museums, Zoos, and Aquariums

5 Ways to Up the Fun Factor at Museums, Zoos, and Aquariums

by Cheryl Maguire

Educational outings can be challenging when different ages are involved. Enhance your trip and engage all levels of development with these fun games.

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How to Praise your Kids: A Process Praise Primer

by Jessica Williams

To put it simply, process praise is praise that emphasizes the work, effort, or actions of the child. Praise contributes to our kids' development.

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Surviving Pregnancy Without My ADHD Medication

by ParentCo.

When the day to day needs of ADHD medication are at odds with pregnancy, it can be a tough road to travel. One mother tells the story of her journey.

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How to Advocate for Yourself in the Delivery Room

by Charlie Fletcher

Birth is not going to go exactly as you had imagined, planned, or expected. That’s why it’s so important to learn how to be your own best advocate in the delivery room.

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How Moms Can Feel More Like Themselves Postpartum

by Allyson Stone

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed. This is your time to find yourself again and recover from the birth of your baby, both physically and mentally.

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How to Adapt Egg Hunts for a Child With Special Needs

by ParentCo.

If you are the parent of a child with special needs or just want to shake things up a bit this Easter, try out these ideas and start some new family traditions.

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Why Date Nights Should be a Priority

by ParentCo.

The term ‘date night’ causes many parents to roll their eyes. Yet it's well worth getting past the corny factor and making quality time with your partner a priority. 

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12 Books that Reflect the Diversity of the World Around Us

by ParentCo.

I want my children to know that many kids look and live differently than they do. These wonderful, powerful, and fun books can help.

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3 Ways to Have A Great Partnership With Your Nanny

by Erica Sklar

Building a good relationship with your nanny is critical to ensuring that your home is a place where you, your child and the nanny you employ can be your best selves. Here are three tips to make sure that relationship thrives. 

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The Ultimate List of 100 Baby Names Inspired by Jane Austen

by ParentCo.

It's been 200 years since the English novelist Jane Austen died, but this list of names inspired by her work still feel classically fresh.

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5 Science-Backed Ways to Spring Clean Your Parenting (Without Going Insane)

by ParentCo.

This spring season we're going easy on the household cleaning and focusing on simplifying our parent minds. Yes, easier said than done. Here some ideas!

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Fighting for my Autistic Son to Stay in his General Education Classroom

by Megan Burgess

Why is my autistic son in a general education classroom? I could argue it's for inclusion, but the truth is, I fought to keep him there because it felt right.

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5 Essentials you Won’t Find on a Baby Registry

by Ashley Blankenship

Products will never replace the skills required to successfully care for your children and yourself. These five essential skills will take you far. 

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I Lost My Mommy, Now Someone Calls Me Mommy

by Rupa Mehta

Someone actually calls me mommy! How can I be ready for, and honored with, such a title? Like all mommies, I am figuring out how I can live up to the name.

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12 Books You Won't Be Able to Read With Your Kid Without Crying

by Pam Moore

While these make great bedtime stories, you may want to cram a tissue up your sleeve, grandma style for those guaranteed sniffles.

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April Fools' Day Pranks to Play on Your Kids Because They’ve Got it Coming

by ParentCo.

With April Fools' Day coming, you might be considering how to pull one over on your kids. I've consulted with a few smart alecks to offer you these suggestions.

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10 Rules for Sharing Every Sibling Should Know

by ParentCo.

Helping kids learn about sharing is no easy feat. Sharing with grace is a long process, and might seem like an impossible goal. Here are ten ways to start.

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Value Sustainability through Nature

by Charlie Fletcher

Children need to experience nature first-hand, enjoy it, respect it, and learn what they can do to keep the planet healthy for years to come. 

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How I’ve Learned to Talk Openly and Honestly About My Disabled Child

by Claire McMurray

When your child receives a difficult diagnosis or has a disability, it separates you from other people to a certain extent. But it doesn’t make us an alien species. We still have much in common with the rest of the world. 

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