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Nobody needs "me time" more than a busy parent. Here's the scoop on beauty and fashion, including tips, products, and ideas to keep you looking good.

Woman's Warning About Third-Degree Burns from Essential Oils Is a Must-Read for Everyone

This mom posted a PSA to Facebook after she applied essential oils before using a tanning bed and ended up with severe burns to her wrists and neck.

6 Ways to Outsmart a Migraine

There's no mistaking the miserable throb of a migraine. There are, however, ways to manage it--even when you're wrangling your kids.

10 Ways to Beat Bloating

Feeling gassy, puffy, and just plain gross? These simple strategies will help.

4 Easy Ways to Carve Solo Time Into Your Busy Mom Life

It may be challenging, but the most important thing you can do is schedule time for yourself. Not only can it save your sanity--it will also make you a better mom.

Postpartum Anxiety: The Other Baby Blues We Need to Talk About

It's not the baby blues and it's not postpartum depression--so, what is it? If you're feeling off after giving birth, you may be suffering from postpartum anxiety disorder.

Science Says Taking a Hot Bath Burns as Many Calories as Exercising (Yes!)

We predict the newest exercise trend will involve "passing heating" AKA chillin' in a relaxing bath. With bubbles, of course.

6 Best Green Cleaners for Your Home

It's spring! You know what that means: time to roll up your sleeves. These nontoxic products and handy tools will get the job done.

Pain-Relieving Stretches for Moms

Even minor parenting tasks like carrying your diaper bag and running after your toddler can make your body stiff and achy. Our stretching plan targets the spots that bug moms most.

Quiz: Which TV Mom Are You?

Are you more of a Claire Dunphy or a Peggy Bundy? A Marge Simpson or a Rainbow Johnson? Take our quiz to find out!

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What I Wish Someone Told Me About Sex After Kids

Sex becomes a full-blown job, something that you have to plan and coordinate.

How to Remove Stains From Baby Clothes

Did you know that a spit-up stain needs different treatment than a baby-food stain? Find out how to get rid of various baby uh-ohs in this video.

Quiz: Are You a Mom Martyr?

Take our test to find out if you need a hand when it comes to asking for help!

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I Stopped Always Putting My Kids First--Here's What Happened

Maybe the key to being a better parent is a dose of selfishness.

5 Things You'll Do Differently as a Second-Time Mom

There's a lot that changes when you have a second child. For starters: Your parenting expectations.

Your Period After Pregnancy: What to Expect

Your menstrual cycle has been on hiatus. Be prepared for some changes when it resumes.

17 Habits of Very Happy Moms

How do those upbeat moms we all envy keep the joy and love flowing? In honor of Mother's Day, we sent our intrepid reporter to uncover their secrets.

The Best Moves to Babyproof Your Body

Learn to avoid and treat the common injuries of motherhood through simple strength exercises, easy stretches, and posture tips.

Mom Blogger Nails How the Pressure to Be Perfect Robs Us of Enjoying Time With Our Kids

Constance Hall's post about modern mothering is the perfect reminder of what's really important in life.

This Powerful Post Should End Mom Judgment Forever

Thank you to this eloquent mama for seeing the best in all moms, instead of judging them. Here's hoping her words inspire more mothers to do the same!

7 Tips to Combat Playroom Clutter

Children's bedrooms and playrooms are often home to a cluttered collection of toys, movies, clothes, and books. With your child's help, you can maximize space and minimize chaos by donating, selling, and organizing their belongings.

14 Spring Beauty Trends From Your Instagram Feed

These spring makeup trends we found on Instagram will inspire you to feel #nofilter fabulous.

Mom Brain: Things Your Non-Parent Friends Just Don't Understand

There are some things your non-parent friends just don't understand. From the amount of coordination it takes to have a night out to the importance of a sleep schedule, our editors weigh in.

25 Little White Lies We've Told Our Kids

We asked Parents editors and readers to share the funniest fibs they've used to fool their kids. And let's just say, there's a lot of lying about the ice cream truck and TV shows. But hey, we're not judging!

Beauty After Baby: Makeovers for New Moms

We gave three first-time moms -- who had each fallen into a beauty and style rut -- a fresh new start for fall.

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