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    How Do Busy Parents Make Time for Friends?

    How Do Busy Parents Make Time for Friends?

    For busy working parents, fitting in exercise, grocery shopping, and some “me” time can be tough. Finding time to reconnect with friends? That’s even more challenging. We asked our Family Room bloggers to share how ...

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    My Toddler’s New Favorite Word: No

    My Toddler’s New Favorite Word: No

    My kid is so cute, like seriously cute, as I’m sure all of your children are too. It’s real lucky he’s so cute, because he’s been driving my husband and me a tiny bit crazy ...

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    Sibling Relationships: The Older Brother/Younger Sister Dynamic

    Sibling Relationships: The Older Brother/Younger Sister Dynamic

    In our family of four, my 9-year-old daughter is the only one in our household that has an older brother. I have a younger sister, my husband has an older sister, and obviously, my 12-year-old ...

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    Preparing for Maternity Leave

    Preparing for Maternity Leave

    Congratulations! Whether you’re preparing for the arrival of your first baby or second, getting all your ducks in a row to take an extended time off from work to care for a newborn requires some ...

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    Your Return from Maternity Leave: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

    Your Return from Maternity Leave: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

    No matter how long your maternity leave is, stepping out of your career for any period of time can be nerve-wracking. On top of all the changes happening to your body, home, and relationship on the ...

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    How Do I Get My Baby to Sleep Longer at Night?

    How Do I Get My Baby to Sleep Longer at Night?

    “I am desperate for some sleep and was wondering if anyone had tips on how to get a 3 1/2 month old to sleep longer than 1.5 to two hours at a time. My son ...

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    DIY New Year’s Eve Time Capsule for Kids

    DIY New Year’s Eve Time Capsule for Kids

    Looking for a fun way to commemorate the year with your kids? Make a New Year’s Eve time capsule! This kids craft is a great way to foster a discussion about memories from the past ...

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    The Family Room – Most Read Blog Posts of 2017

    The Family Room – Most Read Blog Posts of 2017

    As 2017 comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for being one of our valued readers. We see The Family Room blog as a place for us to share our struggles – and wins ...

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    Best Holiday Gift: The Gift of Kind Words

    Best Holiday Gift: The Gift of Kind Words

    Editor’s Note: Today’s post is from the archives. In a season of hustle and bustle, working mom Kate shares how a few words of kindness were truly the best holiday gift: A few days ago ...

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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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