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Young children playing a game at day care

Those silly day care games kids play are secretly getting them ready for school

Parents may be surprised that these day care games actually help prepare kids for school in the fall.
Summer camp drop-off sign

Counting down the days until summer camp? How to pack your kid’s gear

Is your kid ready for summer camp? Here's what you need to do now to ensure the bus doesn't leave without him.
Preschoolers having fun in gym class

10 essential social skills your preschooler needs to learn now

These social skills activities for preschoolers are crucial for toddlers to learn before their school years.
Young kid watering the garden outdoors

10 outdoor chores that teach school-age kids responsibility

Chores help kids gain a sense of responsibility. They can do these 10 outdoor jobs safely.
A family on vacation taking a break to look at the view

10 cheap summer vacation ideas that will save your family a load of cash

These cheap summer vacation ideas will not only save you money, but will provide endless family memories.
Group of children running in capture the flag in a park

How to play capture the flag: Teach your kids the rules

Learn how to play capture the flag and what the rules are.
Mother's Day gifts with a card

We’re over Mother’s Day flowers: Here’s what to get nature-loving moms instead

Five original Mother's Day gifts that go beyond Mother's Day flowers.
Baby painting with balloons and cake for first birthday

Tasty menu ideas for guests at baby’s first birthday party

We list tasty menu ideas for guests at your baby's first birthday party. Take a look.
Child making a DIY gift for Mother's Day

6 incredible Mother’s Day ideas you can help your grade-schoolers set up

Want to help your kids plan the perfect Mother's Day? Try these ideas.
Two girls wearing Mickey ears holding suckers.

Your kids won’t even miss Disney if you try these incredible staycation ideas

The best staycation ideas for parents who don't have the budget or desire to travel this summer.
Stunning photo of one of the arches in Arches National Park in Utah

Visiting national parks: Your complete guide to planning family travel

Visiting national parks is amazing, but can be stressful. Get our tips first.
kids having fun on Easter egg hunt

7 surefire ways to ensure your Easter egg hunt is fun for all ages

Try these strategies and ideas to ensure every kid has fun at the Easter egg hunt.

10 treats for your kids’ Easter baskets we bet you haven’t thought of

We bet you haven't thought of these 10 ideas for your kids' easter baskets
A family getting ready to take a trip.

10 important countries your kids should visit before they turn 18

These 10 countries are must-see destinations for kids before they are 18.
A child holding up a drawing of an Easter bunny.

How to draw an Easter bunny (even if you have no artistic ability)

Quickly learn how to draw an Easter bunny before your kid's holiday party or project.
empty Easter basket waiting to be filled

8 fun and unique ideas for this year’s Easter baskets your kids will obsess over

8 fun and unique ideas for this year's Easter baskets.

How to safely teach your toddler to ski

How to safely teach your toddler to ski, a great outdoor activity
yummy Easter bunny cookies decorated for the holiday

Use this easy guide to make your own delicious bunny sugar cookies

An easy guide on how to make your own delicious bunny sugar cookies
how to make an easter bunny cake

How to make an Easter bunny cake that’ll be the star of the party

How to make an Easter bunny cake that'll be the star of the party
A parent teaching a toddler girls how to tie her sneaker

A complete guide on how to get your toddler to start tying their own shoes

A guide on how to help your toddler start tying their own shoes
happy toddler boy reading a picture book

8 simple steps that’ll help teach your toddler to read

8 simple steps for helping you teach your toddler to read
Happy toddler girl playing party games.

6 fun and simple toddler party games that will be the hit of the party

Fun and simple toddler party games that'll make your party a hit.
Toddler and mom talking

6 ways to build toddler language skills for kids who are struggling

Here are 6 ways you can build your toddler's language skills.

Is it really that bad if your kid sits in front of the TV all day?

Is it really that bad for kids to watch TV? Here's the truth.
toddler learning to count with an abacus

Want to sharpen your toddler’s fine motor skills? Try these simple activities

Try these easy activities to sharpen your toddler's fine motor skills.
child making Valentine's Day craft on the floor

7 Valentine’s Day crafts to inspire friendship and love

Help kids get creative this Valentine's Day with these easy and fun crafts.
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8 best Valentine’s Day movies for families

Watch these 8 Valentine's Day movies with your kids to get into the spirit of the day.
Little girl holding Frisbee

6 games your family can play with just a Frisbee

If you and your family have a Frisbee, you can play a number of fun, family-friendly games. We provide a list of great ideas to enjoy
A couple of children sledding together.

Good, better, best: Snow sleds your 10-year-old will love

Your 10-year-old will get a kick out of these awesome sleds this winter

Kegel exercises after birth are crucial: How to do them correctly

Learn how to correctly do Kegel exercises after birth.
Happy little girl ready for a Frozen-themed birthday party

7 ways to make a Frozen-themed birthday magical

Doing a Frozen-themed birthday is easier than you may think.
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How to make a DIY LEGO table at home in just one day

Here are steps for making a DIY LEGO table at home.
Excited kids surrounding a birthday cake

7 incredibly easy cake decorating ideas for kids’ birthday parties

These easy cake decorating ideas are perfect for your child's next birthday.
a DIY hanging advent calendar

This amazing DIY advent calendar idea is a ton of fun for toddlers

It's easy to make a DIY advent calendar right at home.
Happy toddler sitting down.

How to teach a toddler to write their letters correctly

Here are tips for how to teach a toddler to write correctly.
Nautical birthday cake at themed party

8 amazing DIY nautical party decorations you can make in a weekend

Sail away with these nautical birthday theme ideas
girl holding tissue flower bouquet

4 easy flower crafts that are fun to do with kids

This beautiful craft for kids will pass the time while making a memory.
cute kitties popping out of gift boxes for a cat themed birthday party

6 ways to make a cat-themed birthday party unique and tons of fun

Feline party themes are a long of fun and can stand out among the rest
Toddler boy running in the park

Why physical activity is so important for child development

Here's why physical activity is so important for child development
Happy baby.

How to teach a baby sign language with one easy method

Here is how to easily teach your baby sign language.
A mom and toddler playing a game in the living room.

6 amazing and fun math games for toddlers that really work

Try these six math games to make learning fun for your toddler.
Two girls having fun playing travel soccer

Why playing competitive sports can give your child a leg up in life

Competition is good for kids and here's why it's important.
Children holding up jack-o-lanterns

What to do with your old Halloween pumpkin

After Halloween, pumpkin ideas like pies, decorations, and more for families pushing into November.
Little girl having a healthy fruit cake at her birthday party

Forget cake – kids will love these healthy birthday treats

Try these healthy birthday treats that kids will love instead of cake
toddler girls having playing with farm toys

The best farm animal toys under $25 for toddlers

These are the best farm animal toys for under $25 for toddlers
An activity table toy for a baby

7 important features every baby activity table should have

Activity tables can help babies learn and develop. We discuss seven features that are fun and essential for development.
decorations for a couples baby shower

10 fun themes for a couple’s baby shower

Have a great couples baby shower with these 10 themes
creative foods for preschoolers

Get your preschooler to eat more fruits vegetables with these creative foods

Switch up your preschoolers diet by incorporating creative foods
boys doing warm-up exercises before soccer practice

Kids should do these 5 warm-ups before exercising

These 5 warm-up exercises will help kids have a safer workout.
young girl doing yoga

6 poses for yoga with kids that are fun and easy

Try these 6 poses for yoga with kids to introduce them to it