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6 birthday party ideas for teens that aren’t totally lame

These 6 birthday party ideas are so awesome, even teens will love them.
Milk temperature check

Should you have bottle warmers for breast milk in your home? It’s complicated

Bottle warmers for breast milk sound like a great idea, but are they really safe? We give you all the pros and cons.
Infant in baby walker

Are baby walkers safe? 5 dangerous reasons you shouldn’t add one to your registry

Should parents buy baby walkers or are they unsafe for babies and toddlers to use? Find out why baby walkers should never be a shower gift.
A person checking their Apple watch.

Should your kids have an Apple Watch?

Should your kid sport a device designed for adults? Let's see if a kids Apple Watch should be a thing, or if it's a device they shouldn't be left alone with.
Family posing for a photo at a reunion

How to plan a family reunion: The ultimate guide to a fantastic event

Putting together a family reunion is a big job. Learn how to play a family reunion without all the stress and drama.
Kids playing games in a pool.

No pool toys? No problem! 7 safe, fun games to play in the pool for 8-year-olds

Don't worry if you don't have a stock of pool noodles, beach balls, and floaties. There are plenty of cool games to play in the pool without needing toys.
Family grilling together

6 kid-friendly barbecue ideas that are way healthier and tastier than hot dogs

Your kids will love these healthy grill ideas that aren't hot dogs but still taste great and are fun to create.
Toddler pulling their hair

This one sure signal your toddler feels out of control

If your toddler is pulling their own hair, they may feel out of control in their young life. Here's what to do.
Parent and child practicing speech

Why children have trouble making the ‘R’ sound, and when to call a therapist

Here's when to call a speech therapist for your child's speech impediment.
What to do on Labor Day weekedn with your family

What to do on Labor Day with your kids

Looking for fun, low stress ways to celebrate the end of summer? Here are some fun ideas on what to do on Labor Day with the kids.
Baby with noise-canceling headphones

Why you need baby earmuffs to protect your child from noise

Some situations can be much too loud for your baby. We discuss when your little one should wear headphones or earmuffs.
Kids enjoying eating pizza at a birthday party

9 incredible birthday party food ideas when you’re on a budget

Looking for delicious, kid-friendly birthday party food ideas on a budget? We've got your menu.
Mother and daughter playing with makeup

How old do you have to be to wear makeup? What every parent needs to know about this rite of passage

As a parent, you're wondering: How old do you have to be to wear makeup? Take a look at our helpful parenting tips as a guide for how to talk to your child.
Teenage girl jogging

These weight loss tips for teenagers really work and are good for their self-esteem

Does your teen want to get in shape and build confidence? We have specific weight loss plans for teenagers tailored just for their needs.
Parents teaching their daughter how to ride a bike with training wheels.

When should your child learn how to ride a bike?

What age can a child ride a bike with training wheels? We've got all the important information you need to know, including when to remove the training wheels.
A highchair set up with a baby toy, sippy cup, and green baby food.

When can babies eat spinach? Don’t feed it to them too early

When can babies eat spinach and how can you make spinach baby food your child will eat? Let's break down when your nugget can enjoy this mineral-rich superfood.
Infant boy sleeping on bed

These 4 pre-nap routines will help your child sleep peacefully

Getting kids to nap during the infant and toddler years will help maintain everyone’s sanity. We list four great pre-nap routines for them.
A parent dressing their baby

Here’s our temperature guide for dressing babies in both warm and cold weather

Not sure how to get your baby dressed for the weather? We can help you with our temperature guide for warm or cold weather conditions.
teenage girl with arms crossed in bedroom

How to teach teens to respect you as a parent

Some parents may think that respect comes automatically, but it takes more than that. Here's how to teach teens to respect you as a parent.
happy kids doing practicing karate

5 reasons you’ll never regret enrolling your kid in karate

Thinking about enrolling your child in karate. Learn why karate for kids for a lot of benefits.
Two little girls playing at a playground

What you should (and shouldn’t) bring to a playdate

There's always a tendency to overpack even for a playdate. Here's what to bring on a playdate and what not to.
Young girl is screaming with fingers in her ears.

Is your kid screaming for no reason? Here are ways to deal with a screaming child’s behavior

When your kid won't stop screaming, it makes you want to scream. Dealing with a screaming child's behavior is one of the least favorite things for a parent.
Mom with child in a baby sling.

How to make a baby carrier out of a blanket

If a carrier isn't something you remembered to buy, learn how to make a baby sling out of a blanket so you and your little one remain snuggled up, hands-free.
A child in their closet full of clothing.

Kids clothes: This is how many outfits children really need

Because of how fast your child grows, your kid's clothes are in a constant state of change. Here's how many items (and which ones) to keep in their closet.
Mixbook photo book next to little baby.

Return of the baby book? It’s all about choices

A Mixbook photo book or baby book can be filled with custom photos, images, and content, and really it's all about choices to preserve your family's memories.
Five kids each giving a thumb-up

7-Up: What’s the game and how to play it

Every school kids has played Heads Up, 7-Up, but if you forgot the rules don't put your head down. Here's how to play the classic classroom game of 7-Up.
Toddler girl drinking milk through a straw while lying on the grass.

Can toddlers drink almond milk or other plant-based drinks?

Is almond milk a good substitute for milk for toddlers?
Baby boy in a crib.

How to dress a newborn in the summer (day and night)

What are the best baby summer clothes to take your tot from day to night? Here are our do's and don'ts for how to dress a newborn in summer so they stay cool.
A baby in a sleep sack in their crib.

Does every baby need a sleep sack? It’s complicated

Do you think your baby needs a sleep sack? Unsure if they're worth the money? We discuss the pros and cons of sleep sacks for babies.
Pregnant woman feeling her baby kick

What the location of your baby’s kick means and how it changes with each trimester

Is your baby kicking your bladder or turning flips? Here's when you should worry — and when you should relax.
Little girls having cupcakes to celebrate a birthday at day care

Day care birthday party ideas: Celebrate your toddler’s big day in style

Day care centers have rules when it comes to birthdays, but it doesn't mean your child can't celebrate. Try these day care center birthday party ideas.
A little upset boy pulling at his hair.

Why do toddlers hit themselves? The reason may surprise you

Why toddlers hit themselves is one of those parenting things you don't get prepared for. Let's dig into this part of toddlerdom parents will have to deal with.
White nursery

The ultimate nursery checklist of everything you need (and nothing you don’t)

This nursery checklist will spell out exactly what you need before baby arrives and what's OK to skip.
A white nose machine in a baby's bedroom.

Is white noise bad for babies? It actually can be harmful

If your child just won’t go to sleep without a fight, you may have been told to try white noise. But is white noise bad for babies or is it the relief you need?
A mother singing to her little baby.

The 5 most popular lullabies every parent should know

Every parent should know the most popular lullabies to sing to their baby. We provide a list of five classic songs along with their lyrics.
Adult teaching child to swim in a pool.

How to teach a child to swim: Methods you need to know

We'll share great methods and fun ideas on how to teach a child to swim so they'll become strong, happy, and confident fish in the water.
Girl performs in a talent show

10 cool talent show ideas for kids so they can wow their audience

If your child signed up for a talent show, check out these cool talent show acts for kids that will garner applause and approval.
A mother and young child playing peekaboo outside.

When do babies play peekaboo and when should parents be concerned?

We'll go over when babies play peekaboo and when (and if) parents should worry if they don't show any signs of wanting to play the game.
A cluster of different baby bottles in a bowl.

Glass vs. plastic baby bottles: Here’s what doctors have to say

For parents, even something like choosing the type of bottle to use is an important decision. So, glass vs. plastic baby bottles: Which is the better choice? 
Toddler drinking glass of water.

How much water should a 1-year-old drink? What you need to know

If you're wondering how much water a 1-year-old should drink, here's what you need to know to keep your tot healthy and hydrated.
Man listening for baby.

These cute nicknames for your unborn baby will help you bond during pregnancy

Looking for an adorable nickname for your unborn baby? Check out these darling suggestions.
A young girl picking her nose with her mother in the background looking grossed out.

Why do kids eat boogers? How to stop this nasty behavior

Nose picking is bad enough, but why do kids eat their boogers? Learn why and what to do to stop it.
A little girl with her hands in her hair.

5 adorable baby girl haircut options: Try these cute, stress-free ideas

Notice your little one's hair growing out? We went through various styles to come up with a list of the cutest options for a first baby girl haircut.
A pregnant woman holding a laptop in her lap while holding her belly.

How do you determine fetal weight? Use an estimated fetal weight calculator

Want to keep an eye on your baby's weight in the womb? Learn how to use an estimated fetal weight calculator to determine what your baby weighs.
Getting a manicure

Can you get your nails done while pregnant? These are the factors to consider

Here's what you need to know about getting your nails done during pregnancy. Find out which chemicals are hazardous and which brands are safe.
Parents having a talk with their teen.

What’s the appropriate punishment for a teenager who lies? This is what to do

Need help thinking of a suitable punishment for a teenager who lies? We have suggestions on how to deal with a dishonest teen, and what to avoid doing.
Large pot of mac and cheese

These tasty meals are under 1,000 calories and cook in 30 minutes or less

Check out these healthy 1,000-calorie-meal recipes that are ready in 30 minutes and taste so good the whole family will dig in.
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5 genius house rules for teenagers you’ll wish you’d adopted yesterday

Take some of the guesswork out of parenting teens by enforcing these five house rules for teenagers.
Mom holding her baby up to her face.

Why do babies growl? Understanding your little one’s weird sounds

Have you ever sworn you've heard your baby sound more like an animal than a human? There are reasons why babies growl sometimes, and we'll break them down.
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Parents: Clean messes quickly and effortlessly with these Tineco Prime Day deals

Looking for smart vacuums and cleaning support? These Tineco Prime Day deals are the best we've found yet, with excellent discounts for parents.