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The following post was originally featured on Carriage Before Marriage and written by Amy Wruble, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. Dear Daughter, "You're my favorite person in the whole world" is not something you're going to hear me say anymore....
From: LilSugar | By: Amy-Wruble | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Parenthood can be especially hard for type-A women - those people who pretreat every stain, who use special boards to fold their t-shirts, and who alphabetize their cleaning supplies. Kids truly make keeping a tidy home next to impossible. So, if you...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Clips of kids doing anything in slow motion is comedy gold, and this video is absolutely no exception. Splendid Chocolate completely nailed their latest advertisement for their dark chocolate when they put kids on camera to taste it - in slow motion...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Photos of mamas breastfeeding their babies and even their friend's child have gone viral, with many attempting to create a positive dialogue around this topic. A new study, however, may put a damper on this discussion. The research, published in Environmental...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina-Liao | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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This post was originally featured on Kara's Party Ideas and written by Kara Allen, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. This gorgeous WILD AND FREE BOHEMIAN 1st BIRTHDAY PARTY was submitted by Lisa Shahinian. WOW! I'm positively swooning over all of...
From: LilSugar | By: Terry-Carter | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Get out the blender, mama! Whether you're serving them up for breakfast, a late-afternoon snack, or a healthy way to satisfy the urge for a nighttime nibble, smoothies are a great way to get your kids the nutrient-rich fruits and veggies their little...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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This year's hottest Halloween costumes may not be based on superheroes or princesses, but rather some tiny green creatures. If your tot has gotten swept up in Minecraft mania, then chances are they'll be begging to dress as one of the game's characters...
From: LilSugar | By: Leah-Rocketto | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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All Hallows' Eve is fast approaching. How are you getting your little munchkins ready for the spookiest night of the year? Get your kiddos into the Halloween spirit with these 21 not-so-spooky books that will help babies and tots get in the mood for...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Stahl | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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As my daughter grows, I enjoy finding ways to move her out of her comfort zone. I call it the stretch. It's putting her in a basketball camp even though she's never played. It's giving her time with her bike-riding older friend so that she's frustrated...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Steilen | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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10 best apps for paranoid parents - Parents Find the coolest back-to-school products - People Moms & Babies The most adorable back-to-school photos - HuffPost Parents 7 survival tips for single parents - BabyCenter Blog This season's shopping guide...
From: LilSugar | By: Elona-Voytovych | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Jeremiah Succar, a 7-year-old cancer patient at the Children's Hospital in Los Angeles, only needed to listen to Rachel Platten's hit, "Fight Song," a few times before he committed the inspirational lyrics to memory. "He used to sing it when he got a...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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No matter what age your child is, going to grandma and grandpa's house is likely one of their favorite activities. Whether it's for a slumber party, holiday, or just to hang out for a bit, grammy and poppy (or whatever they are so lovingly called by...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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We can always count on the Holderness family to make us laugh, so obviously this LMFAO "Party Rock Anthem" parody made us chuckle quite a bit. "Copter Mommy" is all about - you guessed it - helicopter parenting. While the parody does poke a bit of fun,...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Source: Facebook user Prince George's County Police Department The kind actions from one police officer can completely change the lives of a family and what Corporal Che Atkinson of the Maryland police department did for one mom and her baby is no different....
From: LilSugar | By: Marina-Liao | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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It's not unusual to see little kids getting their ears pierced for the first time. Although most parents will feel some nervousness about a needle going into their child's tender earlobes, the whole experience usually ends up being a memorable one. For...
From: LilSugar | By: Marina-Liao | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Few things make parents feel as defeated as opening up their kids' lunchboxes at the end of the day and finding their carefully packed healthy lunch untouched. I know, because I've done it too many times! But with a little creativity, even if you're...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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This post was originally featured on Kara's Party Ideas and written by Kara Allen, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?" Anna and Elsa sure don't have time to with this fabulous coronation going on! From the amazing cake...
From: LilSugar | By: KaraAllen7704 | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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This just in: my baby slept through the night for the first time. But unlike most moms who share such news with a level of glee otherwise only reserved for the clinically insane, I'm not jumping up and down in celebration. That's because last night I...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Just because you've crossed nearly every last notebook and set of colored pencils off your back-to-school shopping list, it doesn't mean you are done gathering supplies this year. With the start of September, consider more than what belongs in your kids'...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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If you're new to the Crock-Pot game, you're probably content with a few staple soup and stew recipes. But once you're ready to elevate your slow-cooker repertoire to the next level, the possibilities are endless. Here, 13 surprising ways to put every...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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The following post was originally featured on All For the Boys and written by Allison Waken who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. I can't believe it's the beginning of another school year! Some kids in year-round school have already started, and I'm seeing...
From: LilSugar | By: AllisonWaken | Monday, August 31, 2015
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It's time for back to school, and as we hope for a social, happy, and academically successful year for our children, let's take a minute to think about our children's teachers. Not every teacher that our children have throughout the years will be our...
From: LilSugar | By: Laura-L-Hernandez | Monday, August 31, 2015
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We love group and coordinating costumes, especially for siblings. But we also love kids and their relationships to their pets, so why not channel that energy into the perfect paired-up costumes for kiddo and kiddo's best friend? Because the market isn't...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Our kids think they know us, but how well do they really know what Mom and Dad do? Probably not as well as they think. Sure, there's the sneaking around we do after they go to bed, but there's plenty we do when they're awake that they're completely oblivious...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Meredith Masony of That's Inappropriate shares the 50 things that go through her mind in a single day being a parent. I am a woman. I am a wife. I am a mother. My brain never stops. Even when I sleep, I have constant lists and topics running wild through...
From: LilSugar | By: Kelsey-Kennick | Monday, August 31, 2015
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How to make cleaning fun for kids - Parents Kris Jenner reveals Kim Kardashian's pregnancy cravings - People Moms & Babies Smooth the start of your school year - HuffPost Parents A guide to sourcing reliable babysitters - BabyCenter Blog Here's how...
From: LilSugar | By: Elona-Voytovych | Monday, August 31, 2015
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We are proud to present this article from our friends at Common Sense Media. If your kid is among the 73 percent of teens who have access to a smartphone, you're well aware of the app obsession that can take over a brain and body in seconds. Multiply...
From: LilSugar | By: common-sense | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Last week, 27-year-old Cherish Peterson took three of her four kids on a quick grocery store run . . . and accidentally left her 2-month-old son in the shopping cart before she got in her car and left. It was a terrible mistake – one that's been documented...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Schweitzer | Monday, August 31, 2015
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It's very easy to idolize a celebrity based on characters they portray in movies, but Hugh Jackman is the real deal, in real life - and quite frankly, we're a bit obsessed with him. Domenic, a 9-year-old boy born with Cystic Fibrosis, and a huge Hugh...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Monday, August 31, 2015
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I don't know about your job, but in every job I've ever held, punctuality is expected - especially when you demand the same of the people who work with and for you. But New Brunswick, NJ, elementary school teacher Arnold Anderson doesn't appear to feel...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Kids' voices are so angelic, it's hard not to love listening to every single word that comes out of their mouths - so when a 3-year-old sings at the top of his tiny lungs with such a high-pitched, adorable voice, it makes your heart swell. Koen Frehner...
From: LilSugar | By: Alessia-Santoro | Monday, August 31, 2015
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The following excerpt was featured on Carriage Before Marriage and written by Amy Wruble, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. Happy National Breastfeeding Awareness Month! Surely, you're already aware of the health benefits, so I'm here to share one...
From: LilSugar | By: Amy-Wruble | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Staying at home with your children could be one of the best gifts you can get, and give, but it's easy to lose sight of how wonderful an experience it can be. Instead of falling into the complaining trap, adopt a few of these habits that highly effective...
From: LilSugar | By: Denise-Stirk | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Whether you're trying to work more vegetables into your family's routine or you're just trying to change up your weekly menu, adding a meatless meal night into the rotation is easier - and tastier - than ever. Sure, you could just go with a simple pasta...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Another year, another absolutely wild night at the MTV Music Video Awards. The show took over LA on Sunday night, and there were scores of entertaining moments. On top of the incredible performances, there was plenty of drama, a good amount of shade,...
From: FabSugar | By: Ryan-Roschke | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Home is where the heart is, and where the birth is too these days. Statistics show that the home-birth rate increased 20 percent between 2004 and 2008 after a 15-year slide, and the delivery method is appealing to a wide range of women. Credit Ricki...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Looking for pretty girl names? We asked moms on our Facebook page to share the prettiest girls' names they've ever heard, and their ideas absolutely poured in. Here we've rounded up some favorites, from pretty middle names for girls to names that start...
From: LilSugar | By: Barbara-Rockwell | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Anxiety is a part of everyone's life, to some degree. But for kids, it's an emotion that can be frustrating, scary, and overwhelming. "More than anything, we want our children to know that everyone experiences [anxiety]. We need to teach our kids that...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Grandparents are some of the most important figures in any child's life, and nobody wants to set a bad example! To ensure your grandkids the happiest family environment imaginable, there are a few steps to take as a grandma or grandpa. From inciting...
From: LilSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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