Holly Garcia

Holly Garcia

Holly covers lifestyle topics from education to mental health, parenting, and everything in between. She hails from the Midwest, where she’s raising her daughters, writes poetry, drinks copious amounts of coffee, and loves words like copious.

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23 Signs You’re Having a Girl (Supposedly)

Learn about nearly two dozen supposed signs that you’re having a girl, like carrying high or having a faster heart rate when pregnant.

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201 Names That Mean Love For Your Little Love Bug

Find the perfect name that captures the love for your newest addition! Browse over 200 names that mean love.

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How To Prepare for the First Day of Kindergarten

Get the answers about the first day of kindergarten and prepare for this significant milestone with tips from an early education expert.

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When To Announce Pregnancy: What To Consider

Learn what you should consider before you decide not only how to tell people you're pregnant, but when to tell them.

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Día de los Muertos for Kids: Learning About Traditions

Learn about the two-day Día de los Muertos holiday, including cultural facts, and how different it is from Halloween.

Small pink shoes for unborn baby on belly of pregnant woman.

23 Signs You’re Having a Girl (Supposedly)

Learn about nearly two dozen supposed signs that you’re having a girl, like carrying high or having a faster heart rate when pregnant.

Baby feet in mother hands. Tiny Newborn Baby's feet on female Heart Shaped hands closeup. Mom and her Child. Happy Family concept. Beautiful conceptual image of Maternity

201 Names That Mean Love For Your Little Love Bug

Find the perfect name that captures the love for your newest addition! Browse over 200 names that mean love.

A mixed-race woman is pregnant. She is in her second trimester. The woman is lying on the couch in discomfort. She is breathing heavily and is resting her hand on her stomach. Prenatal, morning sickness, back pain, heartburn, and constipation concepts.

10 Little Things That Are a Big Deal When You’re Pregnant

Uncover the 'big deal' moments that come with pregnancy. Learn why physical changes, emotions, cravings, and other surprises can take a toll.

Cute boy goes to school and gives his mom a high-five

How To Prepare for the First Day of Kindergarten

Get the answers about the first day of kindergarten and prepare for this significant milestone with tips from an early education expert.

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Resources for Parents With Low Incomes

Save money during pregnancy with helpful resources for parents and top tips and tricks.

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125 Date-Night Questions to Ask Your Partner

Spark connection and quality time with your partner with these thoughtful date night questions, perfect for date night in or out.

Mother assisting her baby boy making first steps. They are in their home during the isolation period.

Baby Milestone Anxiety: Nervousness, Guilt, and Shame When Your Baby is Not on Track

Expecting your baby to reach a milestone when they don't? Addressing milestone anxiety can help you manage feelings of worry.

Sincere emotion: An adorable preschool child adores her mother. They are both smiling and hugging each other.

One and Done and That’s Okay

One and done goes way beyond taking care of babies. From financial stability to birth trauma, learn the different reasons why.

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Ignore the Pressure to ‘Get It Right’ as a Parent

One mama explains how the pressure of doing enough to get it right as a parent made her miss the good stuff in life.

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Here’s Why You Should Do a ‘Yes Day’

Thinking of having a yes day in your home? Here is what a yes day is and why you should consider having one for your kids.

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How to Make Grounding Your Child Effective

Discover the pros and cons of grounding your child, how to implement it and why it's essential for your kid's development.

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Surviving Baby’s First Week

Welcome to your baby's first week! Let us help you navigate the new journey and the challenges that come with it.

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To the Parent Who Brought Their Sick Kid to Daycare and Got My Kid Sick

Sending a sick kid to daycare can have consequences. Find out what to do when your little one is under the weather and has to go to daycare.

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15 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently When My Kids Were Babies

Parenthood: Is there a foolproof guide? Find out what 15 things one mom wishes she'd done differently and how it inspires her now.

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Mom Confessions: One Mom Tells All

Tales of everyday life that we can relate – from funny to thought-provoking moments. Enjoy these 30 mom confessions!

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You Can Be Both: A Mother Who . . .

Parenting can be both magical and messy. Don't forget that you can be both a mother and someone who doesn't always love parenting.

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10 Things Parents Can Do to Help Their Children Be More Successful in Life

Learn how to help your child be more successful when they're young and as adults.