Parenting
Infant/Toddlers

American Ninja Warrior: Toddler Edition

So Mr. Who and I went on a romantic weekend vacation for our 4th wedding anniversary.  We stayed at a beautiful cabin in Amish country that came equipped with a hot tub, Direct TV, and the owners’ (who lived right...Read More
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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    7 Tips For Eating Out With Kids Without Losing Your Mind… Probably

    Taking kids to a restaurant to eat is nothing short of an adventure. Rarely are they perfectly behaved. Mine always take the opportunity to act as if they’ve never heard the word ‘no’....

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  • Elle Davis

    Young Readers: Dr. Seuss

    I love reading Dr. Seuss to my 3 year-old and it's one of the few time that she'll actually stay still for a bit to listen. I started collecting Dr. Seuss books before the little hummingbird was born and enjoy all of them. Here are some of ...

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  • Infant/Toddlers

    Beg My Partum

    Women talk about the joys of becoming a new mother. The moment you hold your child for the first time. The tears, the joy, the overwhelming amount of love that oozes from every pore of your body, every part of...Read More
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    QUIZ: What 1800s Name Should You Give Your Child

    Are you tired of calling your newborn “the baby” because you can’t decide on a name yet? This quiz will help you pick the perfect name for your new child, straight out of the 1800s. Congratulations!...

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  • Elle Davis

    Cinnamon Roll Cookies

    These cookies are bliss – they’re bursting with the flavors of cinnamon and sugar. I thought making them may be too time consuming but I breezed right through and had fun. The real fun comes when you can sit down and enjoy one o...

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  • Infant/Toddlers

    7 Things Nobody Told You About Having Kids

    When I imagined becoming a mom, I knew it wouldn’t be all cuddles and kisses. I knew it would come with lots of diaper changes, messes, dreaded potty-training, and temper tantrums. ...Read More
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  • Bryanne E. Salazar

    Why I Fail at Fitness

    I, like many of you, woke up January 1st believing my time to lose the flab had arrived. I meant it, too. I started walking, cutting back on seconds, sweets and booze, and even mustered the courage to do a weekly weigh-in and tape measureme...

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    The Baby Bachelor

    Just when we were ready to write off reality shows altogether, the Baby Bachelor came along....

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  • Infant/Toddlers

    9 Universal Truths About Babies

    Babies—they’re just like us! Only smaller…and cuter…and louder…and poopier. Right? Wrong....Read More
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  • Dawn Yanek

    Pregnancy Boobs Are Great, Until…

    Aside from the exciting news that you’re expecting, in those first few weeks of pregnancy, there’s one other big benefit to being knocked up—or should I say two big benefits: Your boobs look great. Damn great. ...

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  • What The Flicka

    19 Unintentionally Disturbing Moments From Kids’ Books

    “Touch the cow. DO IT NOW.” 1. This touchy-feely book, which got a bit creepy. Twitter: @robbiereviews 2. This chilling instruction. Twitter: @asmitter (The Swedish for goat is get, and killing means kid.) 3. This word boo...

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    Lisa Carmody Doiron

    I Was A Child Thief And Now So Is My Kid

    When I was three, I got caught stealing a magazine from the checkout at the grocery store. I would have gotten away with it too had I decided to read it quietly in the back seat like I had planned. But my brother annoyed me so, instead of reading it, I rolled it up and gave him a good beating.

    When mom asked me where I got the magazine, I lied and said I found it. My brother promptly tattled on me, and I was marched straight back into the store and was forced to return it and apologize to the cashier. I was so humiliated; I never gave in to my sticky fingers again. READ MORE

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    Top 5 Notes From A Stay-At-Home Dad

    Stay-at-home dad Chris Illuminati started leaving post-it note reminders around his house for his wife to read when she came home every day. He posts them on his site, Message With A Bottle, and we’ve compiled our top 5 favorites for ...

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  • Carrie Wible

    I Ran Out Of Diet Coke… Now What?

    How did this happen?  I’m out of Diet Coke.  How in the heck am I going to survive the morning?  I suppose I could drink the Diet root beer we have in the fridge, but it’s just not the same.  For one thing, it says no caffeine, and ...

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  • Infant/Toddlers

    9 Things Mothers Need To Know

    9.  You can do it.   No matter your age, your financial situation, your education, or your relationship status, you’ve got this, mama.  It’s what you were born to do.  Once you go through labor and have fallen in love with that...Read More
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    Baby’s First Word: BACON!

    Forget Mom and Dad, this baby wants bacon!...

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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    Parents: Before You Get Too Lost, Remember These Things

    I think too many parents focus too much on education. Yes, I think education is extremely important. But every child first needs some basic things in order to thrive educationally. I am not a cookie cutter person. My kids are not cookie cut...

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