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We all want our kids to develop normally and do well. It's hard to stay calm when their entire future is at stake! Luckily, author Jonathan Stern spoke to a child psychologist about it in this article which orignially appeared on Fatherly. If every What...
From: LilSugar | By: Fatherly | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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When you become the mom or dad of twins, triplets, or any other set of multiples, you join an exclusive club of parents who have to learn certain things the hard way - and quickly. It's easy to just assume that having multiples is like having more than...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Milennials have long been notorious for being entitled and lazy. But is that the whole story? Luckily, our friends at YourTango have the surprising truth about this young generation. They're not ONLY about selfie sticks and Instagram likes. "I like teenagers!"...
From: LilSugar | By: YourTango | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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From the moment a woman announces she's expecting, what should be a series of decisions on everything from where to give birth to how to feed her child instead becomes opportunities for judgment. At a time when the government is trying to take away a...
From: LilSugar | By: Maggie Winterfeldt | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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Pregnancy can be an emotional time filled with extreme joy and major fears but not just for the mom-to-be. For significant others, there can be even more pressure to keep one's partner happy - even if that means keeping some of their own fears and concerns...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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As much as we love them, grandparents don't understand a lot of what we tell them in general. So when one woman decided to deliver an important announcement to her grandparents using Jimmy Fallon's popular Whisper Game - where players wear headphones...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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Some photos just leave a big smile on your face, and Vanessa Hicks's photography does just that. The photographer came up with a brilliant photo series highlighting the bond between military parents and their kids by having dads participate in a tea...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina Liao | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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A 3-year-old boy has a best friend for life in the form of a loyal Dachshund mix named Banjo. The dog, whom the family saved from a shelter two years ago, returned the favor by keeping little Mason Ryan alive for nine straight hours while alone in the...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Parents or caregivers who check their phones in front of their little ones might want to think twice before glancing for emails or text messages. According to a new study by psychologists at Indiana University, moms and dads whose eyes wander during...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Baby Charlotte is certainly a ray of sunshine to her family! And not just because she's decked out in bright colors for an adorable newborn photo shoot but because she herself is a rainbow baby. When a little one is referred to as a "rainbow baby," it's...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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With a vintage airplane motif and personalized DIY details, this baby shower left one mom-to-be flying high! From the make-your-own mimosa bar - complete with a custom backdrop - to the antique high chair and aviation accents, this blue, red, and gray...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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There are a ton of people on Instagram, but it's no surprise that moms kind of dominate the platform. From featuring adorable sleepy babes in the cutest kid tees to showcasing selfies in their best pair of sweatpants with a child drooling on their shoulder,...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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A mother took to Facebook to share her unbelievable story after she was investigated for letting her kids play alone in the backyard. Jacqui Kendrick, who lives in Canada with her three kids, wrote that a "concerned citizen," had reported her to CFS...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina Liao | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Nine-year-old Tristan Jacobson's first "business" - a lemonade stand - didn't start out of his desire to raise some pocket money to buy toys, like it would for other children. For this young boy in foster care, the money he raises from selling cold drinks...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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If this was your daughter, would you be comfortable sending her into a men's bathroom? "Neither would I," wrote photographer Meg Bitton, who posed the question alongside a portrait of a young girl . . . who happens to be transgender. Bitton's Facebook...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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When a high school student arrived to her senior prom in Tennessee, she was met with a surprising request: to leave. Last Friday, Amy "spent time looking for the perfect dress, got her hair done and was meticulous in putting her makeup on," Tiffani Taylor,...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Proud parents Jessica Alba and Cash Warren love to share cute Instagrams of their 7-year-old daughter, Honor, and her adorable sister, 4-year-old Haven. From making goofy faces to hanging out at the Happiest Place on Earth, their little family is pretty...
From: LilSugar | By: Alyse Whitney | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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"Some days I feel like I'm failing you, but I refuse to give up," says Bunmi Laditan - a mom whose funny side we're used to seeing - in a letter to her "difficult child" on Facebook. Many parents go through a period of time with their children in which...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Steve Mershon is no stranger to encountering seaside treasures - he has a collection full of shells, sunglasses, and other bottles that he's spotted along the shore - but this particular bottle, with its powerful note enclosed, holds more meaning than...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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The wait is on for Dory to swim into theaters this Summer, but in the meantime, you and your kiddos can stock up on some pretty epic gear! While you can see the gang in action thanks to Finding Dory's official trailer, Disney has released a new product...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Every kid birthday is special, but turning five is not something to be missed! Dalit Cohen of Lady Liberty Events knows this fact to be true, and planned the sweetest mermaid birthday for a special little girl named Sati. Scroll through to read what...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Every baby is special and unique, but the list of the country's most popular names - Sophia, Emma, Jackson, and Aiden, to name a few - reveal that many babies are crawling around sporting the same name. We looked further into the United States Social...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Though there are undoubtedly a number of classic kid books - and some that you loved as a kid - in your child's library, books come out every single week with potential to become a new classic. There were some amazing children's book releases in 2015,...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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When Ashton Underdahl married her husband, Scott, she knew that his family had a history of boys. However, it wasn't until her father-in-law, Conrad Underdahl, started doing some research that they learned just how long it had been since a baby girl...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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🍋🍋 pic.twitter.com/SnTCjC5bMQ— dw. (@kushNdiamonds) April 26, 2016 Who run the world? This girl, who was caught on video channeling her inner Beyoncé, that's who. Bey's new album, Lemonade, may have just dropped, but this fierce little lady...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Nine times out of 10, you make sure your kids wear their helmets when they go out on a bike ride. But that one time you don't? The one time they fall? That's when it matters most. Just ask Tiffany Rivera, whose 10-year-old son Jaden rode his bike without...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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All children want the same thing: to have a family that makes them feel safe and loved. Together We Rise, a nonprofit organization, is looking to improve the lives of foster kids in the US to make sure they can have a loving family just like any other...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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After inspectors found contamination from foreign material including wood, plastic, rubber, and metal, Pilgrim's Pride issued a major recall of nearly 4.6 million pounds of fully cooked chicken products. According to Pilgrim's Pride, the recall is voluntary...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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So you've arrived at the airport and are about to embark on a relaxing, well-deserved vacation with your kids. Ha. Between packing up all of your family's things, getting it into the car, and unloading everything on the sidewalk at the airport, you're...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Spoil me rotten! They say you can't spoil a baby with endless amounts of holding, rocking, and cooing, but once that child passes the toddler years, overindulgence can make for one ill-behaved tot. It's easy to pick out the spoiled kid on the playground...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca Gruber | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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The following post was originally featured on Pretty My Party and written by Cristy Mishkula, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. If you have a tween, this Vintage Drive In Movie Party is the perfect theme for them and their friends! This party by Gina...
From: LilSugar | By: Cristy Mishkula | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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It's great to be an involved parent, but once that passion turns into overbearing behaviors, you need to take a major step back - both physically and mentally. Not only does micromanaging your child prevent him or her from maturing, it also keeps them...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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Fitness-minded moms, rejoice! Your favorite line of athletic clothes is now offering some seriously chic mommy-and-me styling opportunities for your kids in the form of its brand-new Athleta Girl collection. The kid-friendly Athleta lineup is aimed at...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate Schweitzer | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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From the line of strollers surrounding your local Starbucks to the variety of "mini" and babyccino kid-friendly drinks to choose from, it's no surprise that many parents love this coffee chain. While the caffeine boost that comes with a visit to Starbucks...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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If you can't get enough of the serious baby style* that graces your Instagram feed, we're totally with you. There are a ton of small businesses that make the most precious onesies for babies, which in turn make photos of babies that much more adorable...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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"Motherhood isn't always hearts and roses," ends a moving advertisement from Teleflora that is honoring tough moms everywhere. Although the company sells beautiful and delicate floral bouquets, it chose to approach its Mother's Day ad by putting the...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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"Tears stream down your face," starts the bridge of Coldplay's "Fix You" - arguably one of the most emotional songs ever written. For Luis Vazquez and his son with autism - who heard the song live when they attended the band's show in Mexico City - the...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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It looks like one little boy isn't the only one who doesn't like mornings - his pet husky is all about the extra snooze! In a hilarious video shared on Reddit, you can see what happens when a mom tries to get her son up for school. As the adorable pup...
From: LilSugar | By: Lauren Levy | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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Matt Coyne, new dad of 6-month-old Charlie, has learned very quickly that life with a little human can be a bit difficult to navigate - especially if you want to go abroad on vacation. In a hilarious post to his Facebook page, Man vs Baby, Coyne lists...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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If you're looking for a strong name for your baby, biblical names can be some of the best ones to turn to. Should you choose to use the Bible as inspiration, the book contains some of the most beautiful names, both classic and not-so-common. Scroll through...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia Santoro | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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Pretzels are a snack that kids and adults can generally agree on, which is why we decided that National Pretzel Day (it's today!) was something that we could definitely get on board with. These nine recipes are perfect for pretzel fans of all ages, so...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa Horten | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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