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PhillyTweens Fills Market Gap for Parents of Tweens and Teens

Raising tweens and young teens in today’s world can be difficult. And there is no comprehensive resource for tween parenting advice – especially for the…

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Parenting Gear, Advice, + Activities at Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo

A Child Grows in Brooklyn is bringing back the borough’s most popular baby show, the Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo, on Sunday, April 22, from…

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I am Strong! I am Invincible! But I am a Slave to Sleep

“Good luck bad luck survival. Sleep is my friend and my rival.” – STARS My relationship with sleep has always been tenuous. I am one…

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Buy (Almost) Nothing Birthday Party – Peter Rabbit and Mr. McGregor’s Garden

I started writing this post pre-illness. And during my hospital stay, I had one goal: not cancel my daughter’s third birthday party. I already worked…

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How to Not Spend a Fortune on Children’s Birthday Party Presents

I have two children – two different ages, two different schools, two different little groups of friends. That equals a LOT of birthday parties. Sometimes…

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DIY Teen Titans Go Halloween Costumes: How I Made It – And How We Actually Wore It

Because I am cheap, green, and love a challenge, I love to DIY Halloween. It’s particularly challenging because I can not cut a straight line or…

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Building a Better Big Kid Bed with Naturepedic Two in One Kids Mattress

With the growing knowledge of phthalates, VOCs, and toxic flame retardants in conventional mattresses, new parents are increasingly interested in organic mattresses for their babies and…

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The Daily Battle of the Food Warrior Mom

“It’s just one Oreo.” “One donut isn’t gonna kill him?” “Oh, sorry, you guys don’t do sugar?” “He can have gum, right?” It’s a typical week…

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Goddess Garden Safe Sunscreen Review

This post is sponsored by Green Sisterhood but the opinion is of my own. Sun protection is no joke – especially when you have a paler…

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Best in Beauty, Health, + More: Healthy Brand Showcase Gift Bag Sponsors

One of the best things about Healthy Brand Showcase is the gift bags. Since we know not all the brands who want to participate can physically…

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