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INTERVIEW: Singer-Songwriter Essie Jain on Writing Original Lullabies & the Importance of Music for Children

INTERVIEW: Singer-Songwriter Essie Jain on Writing Original Lullabies & the Importance of Music for Children

Photo by Brock Fetch My daughter and I listened to singer-songrwriter Essie Jain’s album of orginial lullabies all the time when she was a tiny baby, and we continue to listen to Essie’s music

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Alyson Aliano Captures the Essence of Stepmothers & All Types of Moms in Her Photo Series ‘Real Mothers’

Alyson Aliano Captures the Essence of Stepmothers & All Types of Moms in Her Photo Series ‘Real Mothers’

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Get a Behind the Scenes Look at Sesame Street at The New York Public Library’s Special Exhibit

Get a Behind the Scenes Look at Sesame Street at The New York Public Library’s Special Exhibit

You won’t need to ask for directions to get to Sesame Street anymore. The beloved show that taught you and your kids your ABCs and 123s is making its way to the New York Public Library this fall to

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7 Vegetarian School Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

7 Vegetarian School Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

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Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

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6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

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Parenting Dreams vs. Parenting Realities: Why It’s OK to Cave in Sometimes

Parenting Dreams vs. Parenting Realities: Why It’s OK to Cave in Sometimes

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‘It Takes a Village’ So Why are Modern Mothers More Isolated Than Ever?

‘It Takes a Village’ So Why are Modern Mothers More Isolated Than Ever?

Bunmi Laditan’s wildly popular article ‘I Miss the Village,’ will resonate with every mother. In a society that has unprecedented means of staying connected via technology, mothers still

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5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

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10 Easy, Natural Ways to Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

10 Easy, Natural Ways to Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

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Research Shows that Spanking May Lead to Less Gray Matter in Kids’ Brains

Research Shows that Spanking May Lead to Less Gray Matter in Kids’ Brains

To spank or not to spank is one of those heated debates that can turn a room full of otherwise logical parents into a room full of crazy people. Many think that spanking is no longer as popular here in

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Is Lack of Recess Breaks Causing the Alarming Rise in ADHD Diagnoses Among Children?

Is Lack of Recess Breaks Causing the Alarming Rise in ADHD Diagnoses Among Children?

The stats are pretty staggering: as many as 11% of school-aged children in the country have been diagnosed with ADHD since 2011. 10,000 toddlers have also been diagnosed with and medicated for the same

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16 Essential Vegan Foods to Stock Up on to Switch Your Family to a Plant-Based Diet

16 Essential Vegan Foods to Stock Up on to Switch Your Family to a Plant-Based Diet

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8 Ways for Toddlers to Venture Outdoors, Even on Warm Summer Days

8 Ways for Toddlers to Venture Outdoors, Even on Warm Summer Days

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7 Surprising Summer Remedies Sitting in Your Refrigerator

7 Surprising Summer Remedies Sitting in Your Refrigerator

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Unstructured Playtime May Be Key to Helping Kids Achieve Independence and Success

Unstructured Playtime May Be Key to Helping Kids Achieve Independence and Success

Summertime: the term once conjured up dreamy visions of kids biking or swimming, playing with their friends, camping out with s’mores, and generally reveling in school-free splendor. Nowadays, summers

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AAP Recommends that Parents Read Aloud to Their Children from Birth Onward

AAP Recommends that Parents Read Aloud to Their Children from Birth Onward

New parents can expect a little extra advice from now on at well-baby check-ups, as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has announced that all parents should read to their children from birth onward.

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Microsoft Office 365 Simplifies Life for Busy Moms

Microsoft Office 365 Simplifies Life for Busy Moms

Brought to you by Microsoft Office How do moms manage to get it all done? Creativity. Energy. The right tools. With one subscription to Office 365, a busy mom can get Office on up to 10 devices. This

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