Editors Top 10 of the Year: What wowed us in 2017

From the silly to the profound, we’ve looked through our favorite new discoveries of 2017 and narrowed them down to the very coolest.

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One-word New Year's resolutions: The trick to making one you can actually keep

If ideas like “exercise more” or “eat fewer carbs” stress you out, this may be the solution that keeps your resolutions positive and achievable!

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12 of the very best printable calendars we hope are as inspiring as 2018 will be.

2017 was...quite a year. And if you're anything like me, you find the idea of a fresh calendar for a fresh New Year a great way of wiping the slate clean and getting a fresh start (to use a cliche or two). That's why I poked around to find some of the coolest 2018...

Feeling overwhelmed? Try this one-thing-a-day method to stay organized. You got this!

As a working mom of four kids, with a husband who often works from home too, our home has a tendency to be...out-of-control crazy. I love organization -- the pages of Marie Kondo's book are my happy place -- but over the last year it seems that I've been forced to...

Moms of big families share 7 brilliant, time-saving laundry hacks.

Over the years, we've figured out plenty of tricks to make the whole laundry process a lot easier. Because oof, who wants to spend more time than we have to doing laundry? It presents a particular challenge for those of us with bigger families; Kristen has six people...

How to create the perfect kids’ workspace so it actually gets used.

You know, we joke a lot about how hard it is to convince our kids to do their homework, because — well, it usually is. But the truth is that we understand -- it's hard to do our own work when we're not in a workspace we love and look forward to visiting each day....

The most brilliant small space solution for kids and homework

This week, I got the most amazing tip for small space organization when it comes to kids, desk space (or lack thereof) and organization, thanks to professional organizer Laurie Palau of Simply B Organized, host of This Organized Life podcast, and author of the...

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LEGO Tape | Editors Top 10 of the Year

If your house is covered in LEGOs like our homes are covered in LEGOs, you're probably as excited as we were to discover this LEGO tape. Yes, your kids can actually stick it to surfaces, then build on it with their LEGO blocks, which is why it's one of our Editors Top...

Unicorn Vans | Editors Top 10 of the Year

The second we spotted these Unicorn Vans in bigger kid sizes, we knew they would make our kids freak out. And well, they did, along with our Facebook fans, and their lucky kids. See the rest of our Editor Top 10 Picks of the Year here! Now, we've seen our fair share...

The Girls Sports Bras from Yellowberry | Editors Top 10 of the Year

2017 has arguably been a year for women and girls and you'll see that reflected in a lot of our top Editors Top Picks of the Year. So next up, we're giving a shout out to the wonderful, woman-run, indie label Yellowberry. And more specifically, their amazing new girls...

The Wonder Movie | Editors Top 10 of the Year

Each year, we put together our editors' picks for our favorite finds of the past year. This year, instead of sorting by category, we thought we'd pare it down our top 10 discoveries of 2017, and roll them out right up until New Year. It's been a tough year in a lot of...

The Women Superheroes who rocked 2017 | Editors Top 10 of the Year

When we think about the amazing impact that female heroes of all kinds made on our movie-going experiences in 2017, of course Wonder Woman stands out. It's officially the highest-grossing superhero origin movie of all time, which shows the studios that yes, there's an...

We found the most magical ornament for a last minute Christmas DIY

When we came across these and including them in our  Holiday Gift Guide to great DIY gift ideas, it's because we knew they belonged on the Christmas tree of every self-respecting unicorn lover. Or anyone who needs a little boost from a joyful trifecta of Christmas...

The ultimate Chrismukkah gift: Found it!

The other night, at my annual apartment building Christmas party -- that's the NYC version of a block party, by the way -- a neighbor asked, "so who here gets Chinese food and sees a movie on Christmas?" Basically, everyone raised a hand. So here I am, dying laughing...

7 of the coolest origami ornament tutorials, from simple to OMG.

'Tis the season for finding new ornaments for the tree, so this year I've put together 7 of the coolest origami ornament tutorials for kids and teens to get their craft on.  From super simple angels to regal golden elephants, these are such cool papercrafts for kids...

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