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Denise Richards On Adopting, Co-Parenting and Raising Teen Girls

Denise Richards On Adopting, Co-Parenting and Raising Teen Girls

Denise Richard’s professional biography is long and impressive—over 95 roles in three decades working on big and small screens, including star turns in movies like Starship Troopers and Wild Thingsand on hit shows like Spin City and Two and a Half Men....

Family-Friendly Décor Ideas from Roughan Interiors

Family-Friendly Décor Ideas from Roughan Interiors

When interior designer Chris Roughan puts together a design plan for her clients, she keeps function in mind along with aesthetics. “Every client lives differently and to me, great design is not about something that’s simply...

Immunity-Boosting Carrot Turmeric Soup

Immunity-Boosting Carrot Turmeric Soup

 Anyone else feel like cold and flu season is never going away? Whether your house has been hit hard this winter or you feel like you’re fighting it off because everyone around you is sick, considering taking to the kitchen to boost your family’s immunity,...

4 Things Never To Say To Someone Struggling with Infertility

4 Things Never To Say To Someone Struggling with Infertility

When you’re trying to support a friend or family member who’s finding it hard to start (or add to) their family, it can be difficult to find the right words—especially if you’ve never dealt with infertility yourself. To find out what likely won’t help, we...

Former ESPN Anchor Lisa Kerney On Raising An Athlete

Former ESPN Anchor Lisa Kerney On Raising An Athlete

 Whether you were an athlete growing up or had two left feet, most of us would love our children to have success with sports, and have fun while doing it. As a former ESPN SportsCenter anchor and reporter, Lisa Kerney got an up front and personal view of...

The Press Pause Project: CBD Products Created By Women, For Women

The Press Pause Project: CBD Products Created By Women, For Women

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about CBD—aka Cannabidiol, or one of the chemical compounds found in the Cannabis Sativa plant. Health benefits being discussed for products infused with CBD include reducing anxiety, depression, pain and insomnia—without...

Whole30: An Interview with CEO Melissa Hartwig Urban

Whole30: An Interview with CEO Melissa Hartwig Urban

You might not know the name Melissa Hartwig Urban, but you have undoubtedly heard of Whole30, aka the diet everyone and their sister has raved about over the last few years. Melissa is the co-founder and CEO of Whole30, and currently has two books on the...

Spring Break Guide: Florida Keys

Spring Break Guide: Florida Keys

  Taking the family to Florida for Spring Break? Then you won’t want to miss our three-part series on trips to the Sunshine State, including our Local Moms’ recs for the Florida Keys, Palm Beach and Naples. First, read on for where to stay, what to...

5 Pieces Every Mom Needs in Her Closet

5 Pieces Every Mom Needs in Her Closet

Kristin Koch, the executive director of Seventeen magazine and blogger behind Closetful of Clothes is, like all of us, a busy mom who still wants to feel put together. "I often get asked for my mom wardrobe essentials—the tried and true items that I can...

Dressember: Fighting Human Trafficking Through Fashion

Dressember: Fighting Human Trafficking Through Fashion

December is a month filled with festivities—including fun holidays and the family and food that go along with them. But it’s also the month for Dressember, an inspiring, female-lead movement that’s fighting slavery and  sex trafficking. In 2009, CEO and...

Easy Gluten-Free Paleo-Friendly Banana Muffins

Easy Gluten-Free Paleo-Friendly Banana Muffins

If we’re going to bake, we want to make sure the final product checks three boxes: First, that it’s a healthy snack for the whole family. Second, that it tastes good enough for everyone—even a picky toddler—to eat. And finally, that they don’t have a...

An Interview with FEED’s Lauren Bush

An Interview with FEED’s Lauren Bush

The name Lauren Bush Lauren incorporates two distinct, all-American Dynasties—the (George H.W. and George W.) Bush political one and the (Ralph) Lauren fashion one. Lauren, however, has carved her own path by founding FEED, an impact driven lifestyle brand...

An Interview with KIDBOX’s CEO Miki Racine Berardelli

An Interview with KIDBOX’s CEO Miki Racine Berardelli

A few months ago, we shared our new secret weapon when shopping for kids’ clothes, KIDBOX. So by now you’re probably familiar with this amazing children’s clothing subscription service that takes the tantrums out of the dressing room, by delivering a...

How to Style a Festive Bar Cart

How to Style a Festive Bar Cart

If you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve party this year, stocking the bar is likely a priority. But in this Instagram age, why not make the cocktail setup as beautiful as it is functional? Your guests will surely appreciate the extra effort, whether or not...

Traveling with Kids: How to Make it Better for Everyone

Traveling with Kids: How to Make it Better for Everyone

If you’re traveling this winter, you might be dreading the part where you tote your tired and bored kids on long stretches through planes, trains and automobiles. To get some  tried and true advice, we turned to two people who are more experienced at...

Meet a Mom: Monogram Mary!

Meet a Mom: Monogram Mary!

If you’re looking for some special gifts this holiday season, then you’ll probably appreciate the mantra Brooke Shepard—aka “Monogram Mary”—keeps in mind at all times: Everything Is Better With A Monogram. Having found a passion for monograms early on...

Fjällräven Gift Guide: Warm, Functional & Stylish Essentials

Fjällräven Gift Guide: Warm, Functional & Stylish Essentials

When giving clothing or accessories, we're always looking for pieces that are made well and will last for years. From a go-anywhere backpack to a warm coat that will never go out of style, these gifts from our favorite Swedish brand fit the bill and are...

Paper Greats: Pretty Paper Goods That Will Give You Back Time

Paper Greats: Pretty Paper Goods That Will Give You Back Time

On the website for their new paper goods company, Paper Greats, CT-based founders Heather Terry and Selina Fletcher write: “Life is short—let us take something off of your plate and put it on ours.” You don’t have to ask us twice—and we’re already huge...

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