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6 Stocking Stuffers Your Toddler Will Go Crazy for (So Buy Them Now!)

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Have a toddler to shop for this year? No worries. These awesome stocking stuffers are perfect for Christmas morning. read more

5 Healthy Eating Tips Moms Need to Get Through the Holiday Season

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With Thanksgiving behind us and a slew of holiday parties ahead, you may already be cringing at the sight of a scale. You may be ready to ignore your health and fitness for a few weeks and leave it to the New Year's resolutions -- but overeating and lack of exercise in the... read more

9 Awesome Stocking Stuffers for Baby You Probably Haven’t Thought of Yet

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It's getting down to the wire, moms and dads! We're just days away from baby's first visit with Santa! And if you're on the hunt for awesome stocking stuffers for baby's first Christmas, we've got you covered. Take look at some of our favorites for this year: read more

14 Cute and Cuddly Christmas-Themed Onesies and Layettes for Baby

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It's baby's first Christmas and you want him decked head-to-toe in festive (adorable!) holiday gear -- but where to shop for such seasonal holiday frocks? Check these out (you'll love the way they look!): read more

5 Thanksgiving-Themed Crafts for Toddlers

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While the turkey roasts and you get ready to host friends and family for Thanksgiving, don't forget to give your toddler a little extra TLC. Though he won't appreciate a good baked Brie and cranberry dip like you will, there's still a way to make the holidays fun (though to be honest, it's hard for... read more

7 Toddler-Approved Eats Just In Time for Thanksgiving

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Prepping Thanksgiving dinner is tough enough, but with a toddler to think of, this meal sounds like more of marathon cook-fest than a meal to be thankful for. You want your tot to enjoy a well-balanced, healthy meal loaded with all the table-toppers you love (like broccoli, stuffing, turkey, mashed potatoes and bread -- oh,... read more

I Let My Kids Eat Candy to Teach Them a Lesson

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Since my boys are 7 and 11, I have quite a few Halloweens under my belt. I have tried various approaches over the years to try to reconcile my healthy mom beliefs with the sugar-loaded holiday, from homemade healthy treats to chocolate-dipped fresh fruit on skewers. But deciding on which goodies to hand out at our... read more

As Seen on the TODAY Show: 5 Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costumes for the Whole Family (WATCH!)

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Didn't catch us earlier on the Today Show? Don't worry about it: We've got all the goodness here for your viewing pleasure. If you're stumped on individual costumes for your partner, yourself and your kids -- and not interested in having to sort through the leftovers at the Halloween store -- why not make it... read more

8 Toddler-Approved Totally Creepy Halloween Treats

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Looking for healthy and fun recipes that will spook and satisfy every goblin, ghoul and ghost this Halloween? These spirited treats are tasty, colorful and terrifyingly terrific! And don't feel like you've got to skip on sweets, either. These awesome eight recipes will give your tot all the nutrients she needs to Trick-or-Treat the whole... read more

For Dessert Tonight: Out-of-This-World Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Celebrating the end of summer and the kick-off of another school year deserves a super sweet treat! We're loving these easy to make, even easier to eat ice cream sandwiches! Made for a backyard barbecue or for an afternoon snack -- these grab 'n go bites will be a hit at every party and for... read more