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Meet the New Han Solo

By Erin Oltmanns

Surely you've heard that a Star Wars movie devoted to exploring the origins of your very favorite scoundrel, Han Solo, is in the works!  This new film in the Star Wars cinematic universe will chronicle the adventure-filled past of the iconic pilot and everyone’s favorite Wookiee... Read More

Book Recommendations: Black History Month

By Anna Shirley

February is Black History Month and I have a list of book recommendations for your family. Starting with picture books for younger kids leading up to books for teens, take a look at the books we recommend reading during Black History Month. These books are great for teaching your children many lesso... Read More

5 Reminders for Raising Helpful Kids in the Kitchen

By Erin Oltmanns

I take my responsibility to eventually toss my two kiddos out of the nest pretty seriously. One day they will need to take care of themselves and SO HELP ME, they will not live on microwave noodles or be stumped by anything in the produce section of the grocery store or be the roommate that never co... Read More

Why I Don’t Want My Kids To Be Happy

By YourTango

By Mia Von Scha (And why having kids who are always happy is actually a sign of bad parenting.) It seems obvious that we would want our kids to be happy always. We go out of our way to protect them from negativity, disappointment, sadness, and anger. We try to create peaceful home... Read More

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

By Erin Oltmanns

Some of my very favorite trips have been to our national parks. I was SO PUMPED when my kids were old enough to haul them to my favorite places. Do you know that there are several free entrance days in the national parks each year? A... Read More

Lady Gaga Drops Mic On Body Shamers With Perfect Response

By Kalli Verbecky

My girl Lady Gaga absolutely crushed it at her Superbowl halftime performance this last week, but not without catching some serious flak from a horde of internet body shaming trolls who basically missed the entire point, as usual. First of all, WHO ARE THESE WRETCHED PEOPLE AND WHAT SMELLY CA... Read More

A Love Song for Your Lady Friends

By Erin Oltmanns

So you’ve probably been knee-deep in Valentine’s prep for your kiddos for a while now. Cards, class parties, heart-shaped pizza plans. Or maybe you’re going to wing it at the last minute. I’ve got a solid track record with that, so if you’re looking for your tribe, you’ve hit the jackpot... Read More

10 Easy Ways To Be A Fantastic Parent (While Staying Mostly Sane)

By YourTango

By Lianne Avila Parenting is no easy job. But this might help. Parenting is a job that never ends. If you've taken on this job, you need to congratulate yourself. You are responsible for the well-being of another human being. Parents have a tremendous impact on a child — at pres... Read More

7 Health and Fitness Instagrammers You Should Be Following

By Kalli Verbecky

I wouldn't call myself a fitness expert by any means, I just like fitness and I work out. If I was an expert I'd probably have abs, but I don't. I have been a part of this scene long enough to know how to spot someone who knows what they're doing and wants to share the fitness love + some ... Read More

Martha And Snoop Get Unlimited In T Mobile Spot

By Kalli Verbecky

The love between Martha and Snoop will never stop making me feel like everything's gonna be okay in the end, so you can see why their Superbowl ad for T Mobile is pretty much one of my favorites of the day.  Give me more Martha and Snoop or give me nothing at all.   ... Read More