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Parenting

Be Well Philly

Everything You Should — And Shouldn’t — Pack in Your Hospital Bag Before Giving Birth

“I’m New at This” is Be Well Philly’s biweekly series for new and soon-to-be parents. This educational resource covers the ins and outs of prepping […]

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City Life

Philly Today: Main Line Mom Racks Up 40 Million Views for Adorable Back-to-School Video

Ardmore Mom’s “Terrible Sandwich Video” Goes Viral on TikTok You know when a bunch of people seem to be obsessing about some silly video making […]

Be Well Philly

10 New-Parent Apps to Download Right Now, According to Local Moms and Dads

“I’m New at This” is Be Well Philly’s biweekly series for new and soon-to-be parents. This educational resource covers the ins and outs of prepping […]

Be Well Philly

The New Parent’s Guide to Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

“I’m New at This” is Be Well Philly’s biweekly series for new and soon-to-be parents. This educational resource covers the ins and outs of prepping […]

Be Well Philly

We’re Launching a Series for New and Soon-to-Be Parents

At some point in life, most people have heard from family members or friends who have recently become parents, “Nothing can prepare you for parenthood.” […]

Be Well Philly

Baby-Friendly Fitness Classes Around Philadelphia

If you’re a parent (especially to a newborn or toddler), you’re probably finding yourself a little more strapped for time for exercise. Thankfully, Philly has […]

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City Life

Delco Parents Sue Schools Over Optional Masking Policy, Claiming It’s Too Lax

When I first heard rumblings of a dispute in Delco over a school district’s COVID masking policy, I assumed this was going to be like […]

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Things to Do

12 Fun Things to Do With Kids in Atlantic City

Yes, Atlantic City is a town known mostly for its casino action for the grown-ups. But there are plenty of fun things to do with […]

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Life & Style

In Defense of the Ugly But Glorious Mom Swimsuit

One day in early May, exactly 22 days before the local community pool opened, my phone buzzed. It was a half-panicky text from my friend […]

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NextHealth PHL

Everything You Need to Know About the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine and Kids, According to an Epidemiologist

As early as this week, the FDA is expected to authorize Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency-use authorization in adolescents ages 12 to 15, and on […]

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City Life

I Thought Making Money as an Instagram Momfluencer Would Be Easy

About a year ago, I fell deep into the rabbit hole of perfect motherhood on Instagram. I found myself awake well past midnight, unable to […]

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Life & Style

Meet Buddha Babe, Mount Airy’s New Boutique for Gorgeous Handmade Baby Goods

Tina Dixon Spence speaks on her children’s line, Buddha Babe, and opening a storefront in the middle of the pandemic. What I make: “Bibs, blankets […]

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City Life

What Is Pandemic Life Doing to Our Kids? Maybe Not What We Think

The moms are very worried. Since March of 2020 — when schools started closing and COVID got real — you can find them (okay, us) […]

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City Life

Dolly Parton Will Send Free Books to up to 2,000 Philly Kids Each Month

Dolly Parton is having a moment. A rather extended one, in fact. More than 54 years after she released her first album, the music icon […]

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NextHealth PHL

Meet Montco Mamas, a New Initiative Fighting the Racial Disparities in Infant Mortality

Though U.S. infant mortality rates have been dropping nationally over the past 10 years — and even reached a historic all-time low in 2018 — […]