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Parenting

Schedule-Free Summers Aren’t Realistic For Working Moms

Every year around this time, the Internet explodes with articles encouraging families to toss their virtual agendas and let kids enjoy a schedule-free summer. These posts wax on about how special it was to grow up in the eighties and nineties without the modern pressure we have to over-excel. With babies enrolling in gymnastics classes […]

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The Funniest Memes About Summertime with the Kids

The thing about summertime for parents is that you seem to either feel completely alone in this gig, or like there are WAY too many people around you sweating and breathing excessively as you check yet again to make sure none of your kids have wandered off into the crowd. Both scenarios can put you […]

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21 Things All Moms Really Do on Summer VacationSponsored content

Parents just love sharing news and photos of their kids on social media. LOVE IT. All those adorable pics and fun stories aren’t exactly torture for friends and family to see, either. But come the last day of school, when the sun shines bright and the temperatures rise? You can start believing only about 5 […]

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Why I’m Letting My Kids Be Bored This Summer

I’m kind of a procrastinator when it comes to planning my kids’ summer breaks. Each year I tell myself I’ll schedule a variety of camps that will enrich and entertain them while occupying all their free time. Giving them lasting memories of a summer spent doing fun scheduled activities so no one utters the words […]