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Watch what happens when you hand a baby a raw egg—it’s not what you expect! – Parents Article

Letting a baby hold a fragile egg seems like a pretty bad idea—so obviously moms and dads on TikTok are all trying it. The results are so surprising! All parents know that when you hand something to a baby or toddler, chances are pretty high that they’ll immediately chuck it. It’s not their fault; throwing things is fun and to be fair, it’s a good way for them to get the hang of those important gross motor skills. However, this mom…

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Moms are asking, “Should I leave my job during the pandemic?” – Parents Article

Instead of “leaning in,” we’re being forced to lean out—and I’m worried about what that means for our careers long-term.  Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, I’ve been noticing a worrying trend among the women in my social circles: moms who were able to keep their jobs at the start of the shutdown are now dropping out of the workforce. Every time I log on to my neighbourhood Facebook groups, I see more and more posts from panicked women asking for…

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These clips of kids reuniting with their grandparents are the sweetest thing ever – Parents Article

We’re not crying—wait, yes we are. It’s no secret that quarantine has been tough on families—especially for those who relied on family and friends for childcare and have been struggling without them. Luckily, some provinces in Canada have started to allow for “Double Bubbles” or “quaran-teams,” which refers to the exclusive coming together of two households to make quarantine more bearable for everyone. With double bubbles starting to come into practice in Newfoundland, parents are posting heartwarming videos of their…

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We thought we had co-parenting down—then the pandemic happened – Parents Article

Co-parenting is tough in the best of times, and the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, has made things a little extra weird around here. “Kids! Daddy’s here!” I yell up the stairs, trying to lure them down from their screens. Daddy, a.k.a. my ex-husband, stands on the front walk waiting patiently. We have a quick catch-up through the window screen as the kids put on their shoes and coats to hang out with him from the porch—at a six-foot/two-metre distance.…

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If your kids are alive and fed, you’re doing just fine – Parents Article

There are no best practices for parenting, working and living through an international crisis. You need to function in whatever way works best for your family. It was only hours after my province, British Columbia, announced schools would be closed indefinitely that my Facebook feed was flooded with colour-coded home-schooling charts. The ones that explained how to break up the day between outdoor time, independent reading, kitchen science experiments and backyard art. Mom groups were filled with queries about homeschooling…

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10 things you didn’t know about Netflix’s “Love is Blind” – Parents Article

Greetings from the rabbit hole! With the last episode out on Netflix, season 1 of Love is Blind is officially over. But that doesn’t mean we’re quite ready to let it go. What’s happened in the year and a half since the series wrapped on production? What juicy stuff didn’t we see? And who’s struggling and who’s thriving post-pod? We immersed ourselves in #podlife to report on the juiciest nuggets to come out of the Love is Blind media blitz, including the March 5 reunion.…

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The tattoo I got at age 21 was the only parenting advice I needed – Parents Article

Photo: iStock Photo When I was 21, I walked into a tattoo studio in downtown Toronto on a grey spring day to keep an appointment with a man in a sparkly electric-blue apron. It took roughly half an hour for him to ink the best parenting advice I’ve ever received across the inside of my left wrist. Back then, starting a family couldn’t have been further from my mind. I was a single university student with a part-time job selling…

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Kylie Jenner created an entire theme park for Stormi’s 2nd birthday – Parents Article

Photo: @kyliejenner via Instagram If money wasn’t an issue, what kind of birthday party would you throw your kid? Would you get a bouncy castle? A flock of princesses to entertain your guests? Or how about an entire theme park with three different worlds based on your kid’s current interests? If you picked that last option, you’d be in the same boat as celeb mom Kylie Jenner, who did just that for her daughter Stormi’s second birthday this past weekend.…

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Good news for baby Archie— he’ll now have a shot at a normal life – Parents Article

Photo: Chris Jackson / Getty Images Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan have shocked royal watchers by announcing they plan to “step down” as senior members of the family and “carve out a progressive new role.” The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the surprising news to their Instagram followers on Jan. 8. “After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution,” they wrote. “We intend…

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Adorable Archie stars in two gorgeous royal christening photos – Parents Article

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may have kept their firstborn Archie Harrison’s royal christening  on July 6 private, but that doesn’t mean fans didn’t get a glimpse of the adorable two-month-old! The new parents shared two photos from the little royal’s big day on their Instagram, @SussexRoyal, showing their little bundle dressed in the family’s traditional christening gown while posing with his parents and close family members. And all we can say is: those cheeks! “The Duke and Duchess of…

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