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If you've spent your Thursday evenings bonding with the Bravermans for the past six seasons, you either have your DVR set or calendar cleared for tonight's big Parenthood finale. While the dramatic twists and turns of the show's plotline are entertaining,...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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The following post was written by photographer Kristy Dooley of Clickin Moms. Clickin Moms is a members-only community of over 16,000 photographers who are passionate about capturing their lives, their clients, their families, and their worlds more beautifully....
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Spring's still not quite in the air, but PTAs around the country are already in full auction-planning mode. But before auction catalogs are sent out, there's still the matter of what your child's class will create for the annual fundraiser. If you've...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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When you're in the process of divorcing, it's not unusual to feel overwhelmed, stressed, and depressed. You're not only emotionally detaching from a marriage, but you're also trying to deal with the logistics of your life, which may include housing,...
From: LilSugar | By: Taylor-Saputo | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Does anyone else wonder how moms got through their days before Google? I mean, honestly. I'm pretty sure I use the Internet to search something related to one of my children every single day. Usually there is an element of embarrassment involved as well...
From: LilSugar | By: Denise-Stirk | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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The following post was originally featured on Small Fry Blog and written by Emily F., Jenna R., and Nicole C., who are part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. We posed the question: "What didn't you expect when you were expecting?" to some of our favorite mamas...
From: LilSugar | By: smallfryblog | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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I have a child who is saying other kids are starting to bully him/her - what should I do? originally appeared as a question on Quora. Below is a response from Jon Davis, an educator and former Marine, on Quora. I teach middle and high school. I deal...
From: LilSugar | By: Quora | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Whether you're Jewish or not, one scroll through the Instagram account CrazyJewishMom will make you cry from laughter. The account, completely comprised of texts from a 20-something New Yorker's overbearing Jewish mom, is filled with not-so-subtle nudges...
From: LilSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Although many potty-training tips apply to boys and girls alike, potty training boys does pose some unique challenges. Whether you're wondering when to start potty training boys, whether to teach sitting or standing first, and how to encourage good aim,...
From: LilSugar | By: Barbara-Rockwell | Friday, January 30, 2015
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While many parents display their kids' art by hanging it up on the fridge, this dad had a much more permanent idea for his son's doodles - a tattoo sleeve. Keith Anderson, the Canadian father of a very artistic young boy, began tattooing his son's imaginative...
From: LilSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Many women struggle with redefining their careers when they become mothers, but photojournalist Lynsey Addario didn't let pregnancy slow her down in the least. While expecting her now-4-year-old son, Lukas, back in 2011, Addario traveled everywhere from...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Yesterday I took my son to the doctor for a sick visit, and while I was there, I remembered that we had missed his flu shot this year. We had booked it, the pediatrician had run out of the vaccine, and then I forgot to book a new appointment (call it...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Grab your camera and get ready to shoot! After baby's born, many mamas fashion themselves into the family photographer, but how much do you really know about capturing the perfect shot? With DSLR cameras on the top of many moms' wish lists, I turned...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Shakira welcomes a second son - People Moms & Babies Can you love your child too much? - BabyCenter Blog The skills your mom never taught you - Real Simple The 9 mom "friends" you don't need - HuffPost Parents...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Friday, January 30, 2015
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When 6-year-old Levi Mayhew was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder last year, he quickly lost the ability to walk, speak, and experience day-to-day activities without assistance. His disorder, which lies on the Zellweger spectrum, is fatal - medical...
From: LilSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Friday, January 30, 2015
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With the Super Bowl on the horizon, many eyes are fixated on Tom Brady as he prepares to lead the Patriots into the big game - but we're distracted by his supercute family! I mean, you'd expect kids with an iconic supermodel mom and an NFL-star dad to...
From: LilSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Friday, January 30, 2015
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While most schools across the nation are begging kids to pull their pants up, one school in Gustine, TX, is demanding that they pull them down. After feces was found on the floor of the school gym, two dozen elementary school students were forced to...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Fashion-forward moms-to-be, rejoice! Celebrity stylist and mother-of-two Rachel Zoe is the latest designer to partner with A Pea in the Pod. Her new line is set to launch in March and will be available at A Pea in the Pod (online and in-store) and at...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Friday, January 30, 2015
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As a mother who works part-time, there are days I have time for the Internet and days I don't. Most days I wonder, where do people get that time? I love Twitter, but it can annoy me to even open it, knowing I don't have any time to read the links. At...
From: LilSugar | By: Nancy-Einhart | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The following post was originally featured on Kara's Party Ideas, which is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. This incredible Mr. ONEderful tuxedo-themed first birthday was submitted by Jennifer Hopkins of Jenn Hopkins Photography. Oh my goodness, I am absolutely...
From: LilSugar | By: KaraAllen7704 | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Because every new mom (or mom-to-be) deserves to feel like a hot mama on Valentine's Day - and every day, for that matter - we've rounded up some of the prettiest lingerie on the market. Whether you're accommodating a growing baby bump or nursing a newborn,...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Who do you "chews" as your valentine this year? - All For the Boys Start working for that bikini bottom today - Sweat With Lauren Hefez Traveling this month? 4 helpful tips for packing your makeup - Being Melody Naturally this black-on-black combo is...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Gutierrez | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Nothing compares to that moment when your child comes walking into your room the morning after losing a tooth, looking absolutely and completely crushed. You might still be reveling in your surprisingly glorious slumber. Gosh, you slept so well last...
From: LilSugar | By: Denise-Stirk | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The term "push present" may have the reputation of being an over-the-top gesture that's exclusive to the rich and famous (or those who act like it!), but at its core, the concept is actually a great one that every new mom is deserving of - no matter...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Meet Elena, the new Disney princess that your kids will be crazy about. The Latina 16-year-old is the center of an upcoming Disney Junior show called Elena of Avalor, which will premiere next year. Because the show will be translated into 25 languages...
From: LilSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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The 50 stages of sleep deprivation - HuffPost Parents Cobie Smulders welcomed baby #2 a few weeks ago - People Moms & Babies Can you raise moral children without church? - BabyCenter Blog Kitchen chores for children of any age - Real Simple...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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A Paterson, NJ, high school freshman has been charged with assault after a YouTube video appeared showing him assaulting his physics teacher during class. According to John F. Kennedy High School teacher Khamis Aburmeilah, the student arrived late for...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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David Beckham appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, and to absolutely no one's surprise, he charmed the crowd with his hilarious anecdotes about parenthood and life now that his pro soccer career has ended. "To be honest, I've become a taxi driver...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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The following post was originally featured on Jenny Cookies and written by Jenny Keller, author of Eat More Dessert. If you have followed my blog over the years, you probably know how much I love character parties. I don't love them. I loathe them. But...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Are you stumped about what to get your significant other for Valentine's Day? Whether it's got your signature on the "from" tag or your kids' names, there are plenty of affordable present ideas appropriate for Mom or Dad - and we've done the hard work...
From: LilSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Imagine this: you get a call at work from your infant's day care center, which informs you that a mistake has been made. At the word "mistake," a million possible scenarios run through your head, each more horrifying than the last. The mistake, explains...
From: LilSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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When it comes to breastfeeding, I know I'm one of the lucky ones. Both of my children latched on minutes after I delivered them via C-section and never looked back. I haven't had mastitis, production or latch issues, dairy intolerances, or any of the...
From: LilSugar | By: Kate-Stahl | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Parents of peanut-allergy sufferers will want to take extra care the next time they head to the grocery store. In what is being called "the most widespread series of allergy-related recalls" in history, hundreds of food products are being pulled due...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Oh baby, we get it, we really do! Sometimes you're just too tired to eat, but what you're eating is just so good that you insist on finishing it, even as you're drifting off to sleep! Such is the case with this little girl who just wants to eat her popsicle...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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There's the parenting info that the baby books tell you, and then there are those precious nuggets that only your nearest and dearest friends for whom becoming a parent is still a recent reality will divulge. It's these personal details that are usually...
From: LilSugar | By: Lisa-Horten | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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I don't recall celebrating the 100th day of school as a kid, but with two kids in elementary school, I'm quickly learning that the hundred mark is a big deal these days. From full-on classroom celebrations, to projects that kids bring in from home, almost...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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The following post was originally featured on Mom.me and written by Amy Wruble of Carriage Before Marriage, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms. Most moms will tell you that pregnancy bed rest blows. You're stuck home alone, like a prisoner wearing an...
From: LilSugar | By: Amy-Wruble | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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