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8 Fun and Adorable Trunk-Or-Treat Ideas for Halloween

If you’re still decorating your home in anticipation of all the kids ringing your doorbell, it’s time to take a break, put down those beautifully designed pumpkins because “trunk-or-treat” is picking up steam across the country as a safe and fun way to celebrate Halloween. Advertisements

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6 Creative Ways to Give Trick-Or-Treaters a Fun Halloween

Halloween is a wonderful time of year for children who love playing dress up, visiting haunted houses, hearing ghastly tales, and devouring bags and bags of candy. Watching them tear through their bags can be a horror movie in itself though, considering rising food allergies, obesity, and the latest report from the USDA claiming the […]

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Try These 10 Free Jack-O’-Lantern Templates

We are now just days away until Halloween and that means only one thing as you run to the pumpkin patches this month — time to carve up some creative jack-o’-lanterns! But before you start creatively carving and decorating your home with the kids, we’ve gathered some of our favorite stencils to help you out. It’s super simple and fun […]

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5 Essential Self-Care Tips New Parents Should Consider for a Happier Well-Being

Parenthood is kind of an awesome thing. You get to watch, guide, and help another little human being learn about and find their place in the world. It’s not an easy or glamorous job, and most people have told you that going into the great parenting adventure. But it still somehow takes you by surprise […]

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5 Clever DIY Storage Ideas for Organizing Your Kids’ Rooms

Kids have a lot of stuff and all of that stuff needs somewhere to go. However, you don’t need to spend a lot of money on storage ideas to keep all your children’s things neat, tidy, and stylish. Whether you’re in the process of planning their nursery or looking for ways to tidy up a playroom, we explore […]

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7 Easy Tips for Celebrating Your Baby’s First Christmas

Between the hot cocoa and long shopping lists, it’s as clear as ice that the holidays have officially begun. But while it might seem a little like last year with the same old Starbucks lattes and that sparkly décor lining your home, there’s one true thing that promises to make this year your most special […]

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Gandalf Was Wrong: Secrets Are Not Safe

Secrets take on new dimensions in a committed relationship. What areas of one’s life require full disclosure? What things can we leave unsaid? Does an after–dinner cigarette away from prying eyes when you’re trying to quit count as a dark secret? Is it something deeper and more personal? I’ve received hundreds of responses while writing this article and the majority of them cited these concerns:

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He Said, She Said: Husband Wants Kids, But Wife Doesn’t

This week we hear from Matt of Greensboro, North Carolina who is seeking advice on the subject of fatherhood. He wants to have kids with his wife, but she has changed her mind and does not want children at all. Should Matt simply agree with her or should he move on? Our writers help one more reader as we wrap up and end our month long advice column.

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10 Books Every Child Should Read

Reading is one of those things people either love or do their best to avoid. I’m slightly obsessed with books. When I was little I read pretty much anything I could get my hands on, and I think it was my parents who instilled in me a love of reading that I still very much […]

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Dating A Wedding Photographer

About four years ago I was lucky enough to steal the heart of a sweet Indiana girl with a passion for teaching the younger generation. She also loved Celine Dion, fashion, photography and lifestyle blogs. I’d never heard of the enormous phenomenon, “modern vintage,” until I met her.

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#ScottBrosIndia LIVE Twitter Chat Raising Awareness for Anti-Child Labor and Trafficking

Children are the soul of our society and the lifeblood of our world. There is no keener revelation of a society’s soul than in the way in which it treats its children. However, it’s a sad reality that not every child in this world is treated with love, respect, and protection. Every day thousands of children […]

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Carter’s Cause

This week has marked three years since a dramatic loss for my family. Three years ago on January 28th, 2010 a little baby earned his heavenly wings when his life was taken by the disease, Pertussis.

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Silent But Not Invisible – The Fathers of Attachment Parenting

“You know, I struggle to find balance in my life after having a baby, too!” my husband exclaimed after one of our parenting discussions that eventually led to me venting about how moms get the short end of the stick and how tough our jobs really are, etc., etc. I knew he was joking, but […]

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