kids

Top 5 Design Tips for an Awesome Birthday Party

Lori RichmondLori Richmond
Baby's first year flies by and before you know it, it's time to plan a birthday party! Have fun and don't stress (yeah, right). Here are my favorite design tips to help you throw a fabulous fete! read more

I’d Never Take Any Photos of My Kids if I Didn’t Have an iPhone

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On family outings, my husband is the one who lugs around the paparazzi-style camera and bag with additional flashes, fancy lenses and other accoutrements. When I'm at the playground alone and have one eye following my 5-year-old who is scaling the slide backwards and the other on my two-year-old who is bound to get clocked... read more

Separation Anxiety: You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave

Photo: Shutterstock / The BumpPhoto: Shutterstock / The Bump
Two hours. That’s all I was asking for, to go get my kid-induced gray hair colored (a hot new plum shade!) Two hours, out of a whole weekend. When my daughter heard I was leaving, she started bawling as if I was never going to come back, as if she hadn’t seen me in months. ... read more

The Latest Scoop: Why Your Kid Needs to Eat Dirt

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Photo: Getty