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Family flying a kite on a beach

A first-timers guide to flying kites with 7-year-olds

Kites can provide plenty of outdoor fun. Here's what you need to know.
A toddler using a step stool in a kitchen

Good, better, best: Toddler step stools that are safe and reliable

Does your child need a leg up? Try these stools that will help them around your home.
Kids wearing rain boots near puddles

4 best rain boots for toddlers and kids you can get at Target today

Splashing in puddles is fun for kids, but it's more fun with the right rain boots.
Toddler with a toy on a beach

Make traveling with a toddler easy with these 9 tips

Traveling with a toddler can mean a lot of stuff — but here's what you really need.
Mother's Day gifts with a card

5 best Mother’s Day gifts you can pick up same day

If you need a last-minute Mother's Day gift, try these great options.
Baby in a portable booster chair

5 fantastic portable baby chairs under $55 worth buying

These portable baby chairs make traveling with your baby much easier.
Dad working from home with toddler

Why parents who work from home need childcare for their toddler

Parents of toddlers should have a separate caregiver when they're working from home. We offer tips on how to do this.
Family posing for a selfie on a road trip

How to plan a road trip the whole family will love

Here's everything you need to know about planning a fun family road trip.
Family on couch watching TV

7 heartwarming movies on Hulu to watch on Mother’s Day

These are the best movies to stream with Mom for a relaxing Mother's Day at home.
Little girl having fun on a laptop

Good, better, best: Toy laptops that can help your 7-year-old learn

Screen time isn't always a bad thing. We list three toy laptops that can help your 7-year-old learn while having fun.
A toddler wearing sneakers outside on concrete

4 toddler shoes that hold up to active kids

Active toddlers need just the right footwear. Our list will hep you find them.
Mom hugging daughter after getting homemade gift for Mother's Day

4 incredible Mother’s Day gifts kids can make themselves

Any mom would love to receive these DIY gifts on Mother's Day, which kids can easily make.
Teens at graduation in their caps and gowns.

8 amazing ways to make graduation in quarantine special for your teen

Graduation is an important moment. Here's how to make it memorable for your high schooler.
Family watching TV together on the couch

5 retro Disney+ shows to binge-watch with your kids

You spent your childhood watching these shows, and now your kids can experience them, too.
family giving their mom flowers and a card for Mother's Day

10 creative ways kids can celebrate Mother’s Day

Help your kids create a special Mother's Day surprise. We have 10 creative ideas.
A teddy bear and first-aid kit

The must-have items every baby first-aid kit needs

Here are the essentials for every baby first-aid kit.
Boy exploring a map

7 fun Earth Day activities for kids you can do at home

These Earth Day activities for kids are great for teaching your family about the environment.
A family walking in an airport

Expedia’s new tool makes it easy to find a family vacation spot

Expedia has a tool to check COVID-19 travel restrictions. Here’s how it works.
Little girl having fun playing on a smartphone

These iPhone apps for five-year-olds make screen time worth it

These engaging apps for smartphones and tablets help foster kids' creativity.
Father and daughter washing their hands

8 simple ways kids can help the planet on Earth Day (and beyond)

Earth Day is the perfect time to teach your kids about sustainability. Here are easy ways they can help protect the environment.
Young boy on a ride-on toy

Good, better, best: Ride-on toys your preschooler will love

Kids can discover the world — or at least the backyard — with these fun ride-on toys.
Two girls having fun playing travel soccer

How youth soccer helps girls grow into mature, confident women

If you are looking for a great activity for young girls, try youth soccer -- you won't believe the all-around benefits.
A family walking together

How will vaccine passports affect your family trip? What you need to know

Vaccine passports are a hot topic of conversation. This is what you need to know.
Woman picking out a stuffed toy for a gift

7 incredible toys for autistic kids under $50 they’ll love

Shopping for an autistic child? Here are seven excellent ideas.
Man with baby, bag, and phone

The best free family activities your iPhone is hiding from you

Your iPhone is the first stop for finding something fun to do as a family -- there are numerous guides for free activities.
A group of kids dressed in superhero costumes

6 amazing superhero flicks to stream with your kids

Everyone loves a good superhero movie. These are the best ones to watch with your kids.
Baby climbing stairs

Don’t make these mistakes when babyproofing your stairs

Before your baby starts moving, here's how to babyproof your stairs.
boy having fun jumping on a trampoline

Good, better, best: Indoor trampolines your kids will love

With these indoor trampolines, your kids can enjoy safely bouncing in your home.
Mother and daughter looking at a behavior chart

How to create a great behavior chart for your five-year-old

Behavior charts can help kids mature and grow. Here's how you can use one.
Dad using a laptop with his daughter

Experts say this is the best way to introduce kids to the internet

The internet can be a great tool for your child, as long as it's used safely.
apple maps covid 19 family airport travel

A new Apple Maps feature makes family travel simpler during the COVID-19 pandemic

If you and your family are taking a trip on a plane, Apple has made it easier to learn what precautions you'll need to take. Here's how.
Family in a tent on a camping trip

8 incredible camping activities for your next family trip

From nature hikes to campfire songs, camping offers plenty of family fun time. Our 8 ideas will keep your kids engaged.
Baby in a bouncer

Good, better, best: 3 baby bouncers your little one will love

These baby bouncers will keep your little one entertained and happy.
A toddler sitting on a potty

How to potty train a toddler in three days (really!)

Potty train your toddler in three days with these easy steps.
Parents watching TV with their teen daughter

6 amazing shows on Netflix you need to watch with your teen

These Netflix shows are entertaining and offer up a way to have conversations with your teen.
A crib with a toy-elephant mobile

Make your own personalized crib mobile in 4 steps

Create a crib mobile that's unique to your family. We list four steps to personalize yours.
Little girl hanging up clothes for her grandmother

How to make tidying up fun for six-year-olds

There are a lot of methods out there to tidy up your house. Here's how to make it fun for kids.
Mom and daughter doing a yoga workout

Who needs the gym? Why you should workout at home

It's important for parents to have some "me" time for a workout — but here's why you should do it at home.
Little girl using her laptop on the floor

These apps offer the most fun for virtual playdates

These are the best platforms for your child's virtual playdate.
Family watching TV together on the couch

3 shows you can binge with your kids (that you’ll all enjoy) 

Now’s the perfect time to start watching kid-friendly shows on a streaming platform. We list three enjoyable and appropriate shows.
Cupcakes with graduation decorations

How to throw a great graduation party in your backyard

When your teen graduates high school, you'll want to throw a party. Our tips will help you throw a memorable backyard bash.
A child in a garden

5 fantastic ways to promote curiosity in your child

Teaching your child to be curious will encourage them to learn throughout their life. We list five ways to promote curiosity.
Two toddlers playing with blocks

The best educational toys for toddlers that are also really fun

Toddlers are learning many new things and are ripe for educational toys. We list eight fun toys that promote learning, too.
DIY Easter decorations on a table

9 amazing DIY Easter decorations your third grader can make

Easter is a great time for your kids to make homemade decorations. Our DIY craft ideas will help them create fun Easter decor.
Chalk summer camp sign

How to make your backyard as fun as summer camp 

Creating fun backyard summer-camp activities are totally customizable for your kids and their friends. We list several great ideas.
A family with moving boxes

4 simple steps to get your kids excited about moving

Moving into a new home can be difficult for kids. We list four healthy ways to make things easier -- and exciting -- for them.
Little girl reading a book

7 women’s history kids’ books for every kind of reader

These children's books for ages 1 to 17 share the inspirational stories of diverse women from history.
Family having fun playing cornhole at a birthday party

How to plan the perfect outdoor Father’s Day outing

Get outside with Dad and plan the perfect day with our guide
A family camping together in the woods

Family camping trips get a lot easier with these 4 items 

A family weekend in the woods is a great way to experience the great outdoors and bond. Our four items will help make it easier.
Three young girls using a microscope

Get your daughter interested in STEM with these 10 incredible toys

STEM toys for girls go a long way in stimulating curiosity, problem-solving, and creative thinking. We list 10 great STEM toys.