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Holiday Hacks for Working Parents

Holiday Hacks for Working Parents

Today’s guest post was written by Naoko Funayama, mom of two and producer of our Work-Life Equation podcast series: I love, love, love the holidays. I used to love this time of year because I ...

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7 Fun Holiday Traditions to Start with Your Family

7 Fun Holiday Traditions to Start with Your Family

The holidays are here! Toy catalogs! TV specials! Decorations that have been around since Halloween! In the words of a favorite comic strip, “Good grief.” One way to tame the chaos: bring in a little ...

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Tips for Involving Kids in Thanksgiving Prep

Tips for Involving Kids in Thanksgiving Prep

Editor’s Note: This article was first published in 2013. We are hosting Thanksgiving this year. We will have 18 family members total, and only three are young children. That means a lot of food, a ...

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How to Help Kids Bond with Their Grandparents

How to Help Kids Bond with Their Grandparents

Whether your child’s grandparents live close by or far away, there are different things you can do to show grandma and grandpa how much they mean to your family…and help them develop a relationship with ...

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12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

For many families, trick-or-treating is an exciting Halloween activity that’s hardly given a second thought – it’s a given. But for kids with food allergies, health concerns can unfortunately take the fun out of the ...

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6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

What’s your family’s favorite way to celebrate fall? Chances are depending on where you live, fall weather can vary – one day it can be beautiful, but it can also involve snow and cooler temperatures ...

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The Pros and Cons of Siblings Sharing a Room

The Pros and Cons of Siblings Sharing a Room

One of my first thoughts when I found out that I was having a second girl was “Oh great, they can share a room for forever!” Now, we live in a  two bedroom condo so ...

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Time-Saving Tips for Busy Parents

Time-Saving Tips for Busy Parents

As a busy working parent, it’s easy to feel like you don’t have enough hours in the day to fit everything in. So how do you make the most of the time you do have? ...

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5 Lessons Learned from Vacationing with a Toddler

5 Lessons Learned from Vacationing with a Toddler

I just got back from a week away with my soon-to-be two-year-old, Cab, and his three-year-old cousin (what were we thinking?!), and I have a lot to share. Take a look at the top five ...

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13 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Parenting

13 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Parenting

My oldest just turned 10. TEN! Double digits! How is it possible that I’ve been a mother for a decade? Here are some of the things I’ve learned along the way: 13 Things I’ve Learned ...

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