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One of the many valuable lessons of motherhood: just because it was said with a smile and a sweet delivery doesn't necessarily make it nice. On a daily basis, many moms endure oozing drool, crazy schedules, and sleepless nights. Yet despite all of the...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Monday, January 23, 2017
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On Donald Trump's first full day as president, hundreds of thousands of men and women united in protest by participating in the Women's Marches across the country and world to stand up for women's rights. However, some of the moms in attendance took...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Sophie Cruz may be just 6 years old, but she is already an immigrant activist who is wise beyond her years (and in our honest opinion, ready to run for president). At the Women's March in Washington DC, Sophie, winner of the Define American Award for...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Monday, January 23, 2017
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It wasn't until I was pregnant with my second child that I heard about the existence of something called a "night nurse." A close friend, who was about six months pregnant with her first baby, mentioned she had recently secured one to help her for the...
From: LilSugar | By: Katharine Stahl | Monday, January 23, 2017
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When your toddler has a tantrum in public, the situation can become really uncomfortable. One mom found herself in this exact scenario while grocery shopping with her two children. Ashley Holmes shared on Facebook that her 3-year-old son "totally lost...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina Liao | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Before baby, the Super Bowl was all about meeting up with friends at a bar to hover helplessly over your box numbers with a beer in hand. After baby, Super Bowl Sunday looks a little different. If you're spending the biggest football day of the year...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Whether your little one is a Brady baby or was born to be a Falcons fan, it's officially time to show their team pride. Before Super Bowl Sunday, be sure to deck them out in team spirit head to toe with adorable outfits and accessory options. From a...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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I know - you thought you were done dating. Whether you're happily partnered or just focused on your kid, you probably thought your dating days were long over, or, at the very least, on hold. No, sorry, the dating game starts all over once you and your...
From: LilSugar | By: Emily Barth Isler | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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In 2015, Hadley Eddings and her husband Gentry lost both of their boys in a horrific car accident over Memorial Day weekend. At 38 weeks pregnant, Hadley was driving home with her 2-year-old son, Dobbs, while Gentry followed in his car behind them, when...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Breastfeeding, like most parts of new motherhood, was full of surprises for me, and that's not just because I never got around to reading that copy of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding that I bought while I was pregnant. From the moment I first nursed...
From: LilSugar | By: Katharine Stahl | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Charity Grace LeBlanc is a die-hard yogi. But what makes this mom so unique is that her young children are just as obsessed with yoga as she is, and their family poses are nothing short of OM-azing. Although some parents struggle with encouraging their...
From: LilSugar | By: Perri Konecky | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Bring on the stripes, patterns, and pom-poms! Margherita Maccapani Missoni Amos, of Missoni for Target fame, is bringing her whimsical world of bold and playful design to kids' rooms with the launch of the Margherita Missoni for Pottery Barn Kids collection...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca Gruber | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Changing a baby boy's diaper can be an adventure - hence the reason someone invented those pee pee covers. But pee streaming beyond the confines of a Pampers Swaddler doesn't only happen on the changing table. If your little guy has ever had a ring of...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Turner | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Coolest shoe tying trick ever!!! Posting to help anyone who is struggling like we were! Feel free to share ❤ Posted by Ashley Lillard on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Nearly four million people have watched a young boy tie his shoes on Facebook because,...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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He Started Singing ?You've Got A Friend In Me?. But When His D... He Started Singing ?You've Got A Friend In Me?. But When His Daughter Joined In, I Lost It! WOW! Full Story -> http://viralvo.com/father-daughter/ Posted by Unbelievable on Sunday,...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Posted by Renee Britt on Friday, January 20, 2017 Like many kids, Renee Britt's son absolutely loves Target. But for Dawson, who has autism, his weekly visits are about much more than running errands. Dawson and Rennee head to the boy's favorite place...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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After Susan Medina and Darick Mead welcomed their first child, the new mom had no idea that there was about to be another reason to celebrate. At just hours old, Darick enlisted his newborn's help in pulling off the ultimate surprise proposal, which...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Jarani and Kalani Dean may be twins, but their differences are beyond that of typical fraternal twins. Kalani has a light complexion with blue eyes just like her mom, and Jarani has a darker complexion with brown eyes, like her dad. According to Dr....
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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A photo posted by Stella (@stellaaamarie) on Jan 21, 2017 at 4:12pm PST As more moms share photos of their postpartum bodies in support of the physical changes resulting from childbirth, one new mom took to Instagram with her own photo, but she's drawing...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The countdown to Valentine's Day is on - and one of the things Mom can do to celebrate this love-filled day is make a special lunch for her tot. Whether you're packing a lunch box or serving your little one at home, these 18 sweet Valentine's Day lunch...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca Gruber | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The first year of parenting is definitely filled with ups and downs, but most parents will agree that the best way to get through it all is to find the humor that comes with raising tiny humans. Alison Wong is one of those parents and she's using her...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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When a child is being verbally disrespectful, or as we called it in our home, "emotionally biting" someone, a parent's defensive wall goes up and she screams right back! Reader Jodie M. wonders how "to manage her own anger when dealing with oppositional...
From: LilSugar | By: Sharon Silver | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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It's the middle of Winter, and if you're anything like us, you're looking for any reason to turn another ho-hum day into a celebration. So when we found out that today is National Pie Day, we couldn't think of a more fun way to celebrate than with one...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa Horten | Monday, January 23, 2017
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This post was originally featured on Kara's Party Ideas and written by Kara Allen, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective. Whether it's the cute color palette, fun decorations or darling sweets that catch your eye. One thing is to be sure; there is something...
From: LilSugar | By: Kara Allen | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Dear Parents Who Get Their Kids Ready For School, Put down your coffee and pat yourself on the back, because you are the unsung hero of weekday mornings, and I'm here to remind you how much of a rock star you are. Yes, you. Rock star. Five mornings a...
From: LilSugar | By: Rita Templeton | Monday, January 23, 2017
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In the aftermath of the Women's March on Jan. 21, it has been estimated that over four million people attended the historic demonstration. While the signs ranged from powerful and inspiring to hilarious and meme-worthy, our favorites came from the many...
From: LilSugar | By: Kelsey Garcia | Monday, January 23, 2017
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I can easily think back to when I was 10 years old, riding my bike around the neighborhood with my friends, rushing to the family TV to watch Disney Channel Original Movies every night at 8 p.m., going to the local Friendly's to celebrate soccer team...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Monday, January 23, 2017
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This Valentine's Day, treat your little loved ones to the thoughtful, delicious gift of an edible valentine. From easy, chocolate-dipped pretzels and heart-shaped cheddar crackers to pretty macarons, we've found 29 amazing valentines that your sweethearts...
From: LilSugar | By: Shari Wargo Stamps | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The traveling part (as in getting from point A to point B) of vacationing with kids is an adventure in itself, and we're always open to any and all suggestions to making it go more smoothly. These 15 hacks won't guarantee that your toddler won't have...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa Horten | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Cooking for an entire family became easier with the spike in slow cooker popularity years ago, but now the Instant Pot, a multi-use electric pressure cooker, is about to make cooking seem like complete magic. From dinner recipes the whole family will...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Twins Mason and Hawk Buchmeyer were born on Aug. 18 in Gainesville, FL, and shortly after got the attention of thousands of people through a Facebook photo of them hugging 11 days after their birth. The sweet photo, which features a smiling Mason with...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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"Oh, are those twins?!" "Uh, yes, those two same-sized babies in my stroller are, in fact, twins. For the thousandth time." That's what Australian mom Annie Nolan was likely thinking when she drafted two signs answering 12 of the most-asked, most obnoxious...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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During the course of adding a child into their lives, there is always a time in which new parents think, "Well, why didn't anyone warn me about this?" Sure, we get oodles of really important information from all those parenting books that we study up...
From: LilSugar | By: Denise Stirk | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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We may think that praising our children provides them with plenty of confidence, but sometimes praise isn't enough. Often, no matter how hard we cheer for our little ones, they tend to fall short on self-esteem. As parents, it's our job to identify their...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah Rocketto | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Are you ready for some football? Even if the sport doesn't get you excited for the Super Bowl, the actual event itself is fun for everyone - just look at the commercials. While beer and web domain companies often get a lot of attention for their half-naked...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca Gruber | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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If you're like most modern parents, you probably agonized over which school district you'd be able to send your kids to. But did you ever stop to think about how the state your school district is in stacks up against the rest? Turns out, one of the best...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Ever since Pinterest entered our lives, not a day passes without a "Why didn't I think of that?!" moment. From cheap and easy DIY projects that look like they cost a bundle to easy, everyday fixes, we're eternally grateful for all the crafty, creative...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa Horten | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Mark Zuckerberg stirred up a parenting debate, and it has nothing to do with Facebook privacy settings nor photos of breastfeeding moms. No, it has to do with a simple photo he posted about his then 1-month-old daughter, Max. Like so many new dads before...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca Gruber | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Nothing says, "I love you," like homemade treats, but that doesn't mean you have to outdo the Pinterest competition with over-the-top confections. These easy Valentine's Day desserts (some are even no-bake) are perfect for school parties, playdates,...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa Horten | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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This video was originally featured on MyLifeSuckers by Deva Dalporto, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. You can subscribe to her YouTube channel here.Just about everyone who's turned on the car radio has heard "All About That Bass." If the song didn't...
From: LilSugar | By: Macy Williams | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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