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5 Shortcut Dinners for Busy Parents

5 Shortcut Dinners for Busy Parents

When my friends and family learn that I’m giving any sort of cooking advice, they’ll surely chuckle because it’s well known that I’m not much of a fan of cooking. But we do need to ...

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Conquer Kid Clutter: 3 Ways to Organize Your Child’s Stuff

Conquer Kid Clutter: 3 Ways to Organize Your Child’s Stuff

Lately my DVR and YouTube feed have been filled with shows talking about minimalism and living tiny. I enjoy watching because even though my family doesn’t live a typical tiny home or anywhere near a ...

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How I Stopped Checking to See if the Oven Was Off

How I Stopped Checking to See if the Oven Was Off

Everyone has their favorite vacation pics. Mine are the ones of my…toaster. Don’t judge. It goes back to the fact that the very act of leaving my house to go on vacation is 90% of ...

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Tips for Managing Children’s Artwork: Organizing, Storing and Displaying

Tips for Managing Children’s Artwork: Organizing, Storing and Displaying

I keep EVERYTHING my child brings home from school – from scribbles on little scraps of paper, to assembled masterpieces. I can’t bear throwing anything away. The stuff isn’t organized, it’s in various places, drawers, ...

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Parenting Tips & Tricks: 5 Baby Hacks That Make Life Easier

Parenting Tips & Tricks: 5 Baby Hacks That Make Life Easier

I don’t know about you, but when scrolling through my social media feed I always click on posts talking about “hacks” (which is a clever use for something in a way it wasn’t intended for ...

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5 Things to Carry in Your Summer Baby Bag

5 Things to Carry in Your Summer Baby Bag

Summer is finally in full swing, which means the heavy coats, gloves, scarves, and all the extra stuff that my family needs to keep warm in the colder months of the year are now a distant ...

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Tips for Taking Baby to the Beach

Tips for Taking Baby to the Beach

Gone are the days when I could throw on a bathing suit under my clothes, grab some sunscreen and a towel, and head straight to the beach. Well, unless I decide to take the day ...

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Tips for Moving with a Baby

Tips for Moving with a Baby

My husband and I recently made the move from Chicago to my hometown in Southern Indiana. (If you’ve been reading along at home, yup, we just moved to Chicago last summer. Cue the song “On the Road Again…”) Having a child ...

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8 Tips for Donating Children’s Clothes

8 Tips for Donating Children’s Clothes

Today’s post was written by Lori Morrow, a Bright Horizons employee, mom to a grown daughter and aunt to four nephews As parents, we know how quickly children can outgrow clothing, including necessary seasonal items such ...

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Minimalist Parenting: Do Less, Enjoy More

Minimalist Parenting: Do Less, Enjoy More

I should be spending more quality time with my children. I should be cooking healthier meals. I should be running to the store. Sound like your inner monologue? As parents, we put a lot of ...

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