Quick and Easy Fall Tablescape Ideas

By Pinhole Press /

This season is all about sharing memories, oversized slices of pie, and deep belly-laughs with the people we cherish the most. Amidst the mayhem of all the whisking, measuring, and peeling, it’s easy to skimp out on the tiny details that can make large gatherings feel special and intimate.

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22 Best Kids Books to Give

By Miranda Rosbach /

When our firstborn turned two, rather than accumulate more stuff, we asked guests to bring a book in lieu of gifts. We collected a handful of new and used titles that we then donated to the Ready Readers program in our community. This book-giving birthday tradition has continued and it doesn’t diminish how special birthdays feel; in fact, I’d say it enhances the experience for all involved. Here’s why: books keep giving.

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A Birthday Milestone Book

By Victoria Mello /

Isn’t it strange how you don’t really feel the passing of time until you have kids? My husband and I have been together for about 12 years and yet, it felt as if time was standing still until we had our minis. Suddenly, each small marker of passing time grew more significant. She’s xx weeks old! Then it’s months and before you know it, you’re waking up on the morning of another birthday asking yourself, where did the time go?

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Top 100+ Parenting Blogs of 2018

By Tony Schubert /

Parenting is tough business. Often it’s a full-time job on top of a full-time job (or two), and if we’re being completely honest, no one really knows what they’re doing. It’s all just trial and error, isn’t it? A nerve-wracking trial and error, at that. Imagine being responsible for the health and wellbeing of tiny human beings who are one day going to be grown adults living in the world and one day having their own kids and…

Okay, got a little lightheaded there

If parenting is feeling overwhelming these days, know that you’re not alone. Everyone is doing their best. We’ve compiled one hundred awesome parenting blogs to help you build a community and give you a few tips and tricks along the way!

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