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If you want clean breath and healthy teeth, you need an electric toothbrush

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If you want clean breath and healthy teeth, you need an electric toothbrush

And if you want your children to learn good brushing habits early, arm them with a great kids’ electric toothbrush. Of course it’s possible to brush your teeth effectively with a manual toothbrush. However, an electric toothbrush can be a great alternative to an old-school toothbrush, especially if you’re dealing with conditions that make it difficult to brush well. Like having a kid who’s not all that coordinated and maybe not really paying attention to his or her pearly whites. Electric toothbrushes are especially ideal for folks who have trouble holding brushes correctly, like children. An electric toothbrush’s bristle movement...

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Google just released its Pixel 4 phone, to mixed reviews

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Google just released its Pixel 4 phone, to mixed reviews

We’re not here to judge your phone choices. But we are here to tell you that the Google Pixel 3, the previous iteration of the phone, is majorly, seriously on sale at the moment. As is the Google Pixel 3 XL, if you want the bigger option. And it’s basically the perfect phone for photo-loving parents because of its awesome camera. Google Pixel 3 with 64GB Memory Cell Phone On a regular day, the Pixel 3 phone will run you $799. Buy Now $455.49 Sure, the Pixel 3 works with Google Assistant to help manage your life. And yes, it...

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Did you dig that big trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker? Did you buy your tickets? Well, even if you’re all set there, every good parent knows that Star Wars keeps happening well outside of the movie theater

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Did you dig that big trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker? Did you buy your tickets? Well, even if you’re all set there, every good parent knows that Star Wars keeps happening well outside of the movie theater

To do Star Wars is to play Star Wars, and that means you need Star Wars toys. And what are the best Star Wars toys? Lightsabers, of course. We’re talking about toy lightsabers. Since the late ’70s, people have wanted the best toy lightsabers, and we should all feel lucky we don’t live in the late ’70s anymore. Vintage Star Wars junk is, for the most part, rad. But old school lightsaber toys actually suck. The renaissance of the best lightsaber toys and props is exactly right now. Congrats. You live in the best time to buy a more elegant weapon...

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The easiest way to turn your OK bed into the warm and cozy oasis of your dreams? Flannel sheets, which are usually made from wool, cotton, or synthetic fibers and are beloved for their warmth and affordability

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The easiest way to turn your OK bed into the warm and cozy oasis of your dreams? Flannel sheets, which are usually made from wool, cotton, or synthetic fibers and are beloved for their warmth and affordability

And while they have a reputation as a wintertime staple, the best flannel sheets can be used year-round. If you’re never bought flannel before but are ready to take the plunge, there’s a few things you need to know. Unlike traditional cotton sheets, flannel is sold by weight not thread count. Simply put, the heavier the fabric, the more durable the sheets. We’ve found the best flannel sheet sets on the market — ones that are soft and attractive but also wear well over time and won’t bust your budget. Sweet dreams. Best Flannel Sheets Pointehaven Heavy Weight Printed Flannel...

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We could wax poetic about the best mens sweatpants

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We could wax poetic about the best mens sweatpants

And why wouldn’t we? With their forgiving waistline and so, so soft fabrics, the sweatpants men want are both alluring and forbidding. Are they, as minds as diverse and Seinfeld and Karl Lagerfeld, said, “a sign of defeat”? Or are they a liberating cry that we, men, deserve a little bit of comfort in our lives? First, a little clarification. Sweatpants are defined as loose, comfy pants with an elastic or drawstring waist, filed under leisurewear. Just like an armchair, a pair of sweatpants is both an admission and a celebration of reaching peak fatherhood. But it doesn’t mean you must retreat into your...

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