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Noms

These Quick Family Meals on a Budget Will Make Mom Life Easier

Every parent wants to make sure their families eat well, but occasionally time constraints make it feel simpler to just hit the drive-thru on the way home from work. But even the busiest moms can quickly and easily put together a filling family dinner…

February 5, 2019
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Moms

12 Excellent Learning Activities for Toddlers

You don’t have to wait until your children are old enough to enter kindergarten to start teaching them the skills that will serve them throughout their lives — even if trying to teach something to a toddler is akin to herding cats across a…

February 2, 2019
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Moms

These Are the Best Apps for Toddlers

Putting a tablet or a cell phone in your toddler’s hands can be a terrifying experience, especially if the apps that they’re playing with have in-app purchases. There’s also that whole thing about whether or not toddlers should have any screen-time at all. The…

January 29, 2019
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Noms

12 Healthy Snacks for Toddlers

Toddlers alternate between being ravenous bottomless pits and refusing to eat anything but their favorite foods — and picky eaters make things even more complicated, especially if they’ll only eat things like chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese. If climbing Mt. Everest seems easier…

January 20, 2019
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Moms

The Health Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding

I felt lucky when my daughter weaned herself off the boob juice, but she did so as she entered the terrible twos. I nursed my little girl well beyond what the average mom in America says is best — a total of 18 months,…

January 3, 2019
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Om

The Best Mindfulness Blogs of 2018

You know this mama loves her some mindfulness, and it’s high time I shared my favorite blogs with you. See, when I pass the knowledge on, that gives me the perfect excuse to expand my “Favorite Mindfulness Blogs” bookmarks list. As the pace of…

December 28, 2018
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Moms

Is Co-Sleeping With Your Toddler Healthy?

You snuggle up to your kiddo in a soothing blanket burrito at the end of a long day, and that feels natural for your family. In fact, you’ve co-slept with your toddler for a while now and wonder if continuing this sleeping pattern will…

December 19, 2018
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Moms

10 Best Christmas Gifts for New Moms

What Christmas gifts can you find for a new mom that she didn’t already get at the baby shower or on Mother’s Day? Listen to her rants and wild tales about weird poop and awkward attempts to multipurpose, and then, you have knowledge —…

December 14, 2018
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Moms

5 Christmas Traditions for Christian Families

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of the weeks leading up to Christmas. There are presents to buy, parties to attend, relatives to visit and not enough time to do it all. Of course, we want to take time to…

December 7, 2018
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Home & Life

These Are the Best Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

The holidays signal a time of stuffing yourself silly with delicious food and fond memories. You’ll binge-watch your favorite movies, put out a decadent spread, deck the halls and trim the tree. The holidays bring you together with family, but old traditions sometimes need…

December 1, 2018