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I Stay in San Francisco for the Men

New York is a better city than San Francisco. Hands. Down. This truth can quickly divide a crowd into fists full of pumps or tomatoes. But, really, it’s hard to argue. New York has better transportation. Sure, not as many nostalgic varieties as SF, but the NY subway actually connects you to where you need […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Meltdowns You Haven’t Tried Yet

Every mom of a toddler knows that meltdowns happen. When our little people come face to face with their big feelings, let’s just say everyone has a hard time. I have a few new tricks and tips for you that will reduce these little “incidents.” “Last One” You may have heard from Daniel Tiger to […]

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Festive Cupcakes with Filling for the 4th of July + New Summer Activity Sheets

Be prepared for lots of compliments, if you bring these adorable red, white, and blue cupcakes to your 4th of July party. They’re easy to make, and the kids can help! Kelly shows us how in this video:  Distract the kids until the cupcakes are ready with these 4th of July and summer-themed activity sheets, or […]

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Three hundred Intel Shooting Star drones light up the sky over Folsom, California, on Saturday, June 23, 2018. The drone light show that honored the LGBTQ community is part of Intel’s celebration of Pride Month. The performance celebrated diversity and equality, including symbolic illustrations of the Pride flag and same-sex symbols. Intel spotlighted two LGBTQ couples that include an Intel employee. (Credit: Intel Corporation)

Lighting Up the Sky in Celebration of LGBTQ Families

  I can’t say I’d given the topic of children growing up in families with two mommies or two daddies much more than surface-level thought, wondering things like, “Are there books tailored for their families or do they have to adapt the stories as they read to their children before bedtime every night?” Last weekend, […]

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Things NOT to Say to Moms of Twins

I'd always heard that people make bizarre comments to pregnant women and new moms, but I was wholly unprepared for the kind of comments I'd get with twins (not to mention the touching!). Here are some of the things people have said to me: “Are they natural?” Do I really need to disclose to you [...]
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