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I can’t be the only one feeling a bit blindsided by the holidays this year: The late Thanksgiving meant a ridiculously short season.

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Sharing Holidays with Grandparents

Author: Liz Moorhead
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Spending time with loved ones has always been a large part of our holiday celebrations. And with kids in the picture, grandparents on both sides are eager to stake their claim on time with our family.

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Kids, Holidays, and Community

Author: Liz Moorhead
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The holidays can feel like one long celebration, involving friends and strangers alike. No matter where we go, there are glittering decorations and festive music. People seem cheerier. It feels as though the whole world is going to the same party.

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Making Friends in a New Town

Author: Liz Moorhead
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When moving to our new home, I knew my son would be leaving behind the friends and familiar faces he’d come to know. I knew I’d want to help him find new friends to fill these gaps, without replacing the ones he already has.

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Thanksgiving Dinner With Kids Underfoot

Author: Seventh Generation
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I’ll admit it, I’m facing down Thanksgiving this year with something between resignation and panic.

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Tips for Handling a Newborn Baby

Author: Seventh Generation
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Whether you're a new parent, or a proud aunt or uncle, it can be intimidating to hold a tiny, fragile bundle of baby - especially if you haven’t spent a lot of time around newborns. Don't worry, not every new parent automatically knows what to do!

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As a work at home mom, distraction is one of my biggest obstacles to productivity. Working from home with a toddler underfoot makes that problem of distraction even worse.

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We recently brought home baby, and everyone is thrilled that he’s finally here- including my toddler son, much to my relief. We braced for jealousy, regression, and anger. We read parenting books and heard horror stories.

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Helping a Toddler Adjust to a Move

Author: Liz Moorhead
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A growing family often means needing a new space. So, after four years in our little apartment, it’s time to move on. We're leaving behind all of the little quirks and charms of this place that we’ve made our own.

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Halloween – a night filled with excitement, costumes that range from cute to spooky, and a huge amount of candy. When your kids finish trick-or-treating and come home with an overflowing bag of sweets, how do you handle balancing their excitement with your desire to minimize their sugar intake?

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