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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. Here's how to decide if your child is ready.
Preschool teacher talking with students at a table.

This is what kids actually learn in kindergarten

Happy toddler boy reading a picture book

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

Preschool teacher talking with students at a table.

This is when your child should start preschool

Teenagers getting twisted over tongue twisters

There are actually some helpful benefits of tongue twisters for kids

Dad reading to his daughter

Classic children’s books you should read to your child

Building with words asking about feelings

The feeling words all parents should teach their little ones

Kids at a zoo watching a snake

Wow your kids with these fun facts about animals

Little boy sitting in front of an aquarium watching the fish

Plan a great family road trip: The best aquariums in the U.S. for kids

best frog dissection kit 2024

The best frog dissection kits of 2024

Smiling boy going to a sports party with bat and glove

The best baseball movies for kids (parents will love them, too)

Mom and daughter playing musical game.

The Floor is Lava! game: Fun for the whole family to play

Onament Christmas tree

Christmas charities where families can volunteer together

Get involved this holiday season and volunteer with the whole family with one of these Christmas charities.
A mother talking to her teenage son while sitting on the couch.

Parenting 101: A list of punishments for teenagers that actually work

Teens are like toddlers — they love to test boundaries. If your child trips up, having a list of punishments for teenagers will help get things back on track.
Child eating pizza out of pizza box

How to stop food obsession in children

Can a toddler be obsessed with food? Learn the signs of food obsession and how to prevent them before it turns into an eating disorder.
Family cooking together in the kitchen

5 easy Thanksgiving sides kids can help make for this year’s feast

It's all hands-on deck when you're cooking the turkey, so why not get everyone in the kitchen to help with these yummy Thanksgiving sides kids can make.
Child chewing on his shirt collar.

Is your 4-year-old chewing on their shirt symptomatic of something wrong? What you need to know

Why is your child chewing on their shirt? Figure out what's going on and why your little one wants to know how their clothing tastes.
two kids playing on phones

Kid-friendly YouTubers your child will be safe watching

If your kid has a laptop or tablet, they have been on YouTube. We provide a list of YouTubers that are safe for them to watch.
A group of kids ready for Halloween.

Need a Halloween craft for 10-year-olds? Here are spookingly great ideas

Want to keep your goblins busy this spooky season? These Halloween crafts for 10-year-olds will be sure to keep all of the ghosts and ghouls entertained.
Toddler boy crying

Is your toddler hitting others? What you can do to stop this bad behavior

We'll go over why your toddler is hitting other kids, how to get them to stop, and what parents need to remember during this stage in your child's life.
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.
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.
Young boy on an iPad.

Experts explain why kids watching YouTube isn’t a good idea

Many parents do this. You turn on the television, hand over a cellphone, or put on YouTube. But is letting our kids watch YouTube doing more harm than good?
Juneteenth sign in red, black, and green

What is Juneteenth? How to talk to kids about this important holiday

Understand what Juneteenth is and the best ways to talk to kids about it and answer their questions.
A mother reading her young child a bedtime story.

13 amazing books that celebrate Black culture to add to your kid’s library this Juneteenth

A well-versed library should have a mix of books that reflects how versatile Black culture can be. We've provided a short list of titles for all ages.
Rainbow flag for Pride Month

A simple guide for talking with your grade schooler about LGBTQ+ identity

Learn how to talk to your kids about LGBTQ+ with these helpful suggestions and resources.
Newspaper advertising summer jobs for teens

Why your teen should get a summer job right now

We give you good reasons why your teen should get a summer job and list of ideas for them.
Montessori shelf playroom

Bring imagination back into your kid’s playroom with these ingenious DIY ideas

Try out these incredible DIY playroom ideas that not only make the space look nice but add more room for imaginative play and learning.
Frustrated mom in need of nanny

Thinking about homeschooling your child? Here’s why it’s a bad idea

If you're thinking about homeschooling your child, here are the reasons not to homeschool.
Group of kids around laptops

See your child pecking at the keyboard? Try these typing games for kids to build this important skill

If your child is doing the chicken pecking dance at the keyboard, there are typing games for kids to increase their speed, accuracy, and confidence.
Smiling girl with chemistry set

Funny science jokes kids will love – and you might just enjoy them, too!

Science jokes for kids are a great way to get children giggling and interested in the subject.
Kindergarten boy watering plants in the garden

The best chores for kindergartners: Teach responsibility in an age-appropriate way

Are kindergarteners too young for chores? No. Here are the top chores for kindergarteners that help teach responsibility.
Yellow riddle box with question marks on it

Easy riddles for kids to help them learn – and you might enjoy them, too

Kid riddles make children laugh and teach problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Here are easy riddles for kids to get started.
Little girl cleaning her home

Why your kids should do their own spring cleaning – none of you will regret their little helping hands

There are many reasons why your kids should be helping out with spring cleaning. Here's the list of benefits.
A mother reads to her young daughter

5 children’s books about inspiring Asian American women

These AAPI women kids' books are perfect for Women's History Month or AAPI Heritage Month.
Mom and preschooler talking on a couch

Talking to your kids about how babies are made – making it simple and comfortable

These are our top tips for talking to kids about how babies are made. Keep it simple with age-appropriate sex ed.
Black History Month poster

Skip the adults and learn about these amazing kids for Black History Month instead

We learn about the same people for Black History Month - and they're almost always adults. Here are Black kids in history to learn about instead.
Little girl reading a book

7 books about inspiring Black women from history

Black women have made history and their stories can be taught to kids through Black History Month books and Women's History Month books like these.
A mother reading her young child a bedtime story.

6 children’s picture books with LGBTQ+ love stories for Valentine’s Day

Celebrate love with these kids' books about crushes, weddings, and romance from an LGBTQ+ perspective.
Young girl reading a book

10 educational children’s books for Black History Month

These 10 books about Black history for kids will educate children about important stories for Black History Month.
Two children are making a snack in the kitchen

These 9 easy no-bake recipes for kids are perfect for independent bakers

Looking for no-bake desserts for your little chef to make for everyone? Try these kid-friendly recipes that only need a few ingredients.
Teenage girls looking at presents they are opening

Help your teen spend their Christmas money wisely – tips for good money habits

Don't want your teenager to waste their Christmas cash? We have better ways for your teen spend their Christmas money.
Dad sharing words of encouragement with his son

20 words of encouragement for kids you probably don’t use enough

What should you say to encourage a child? These 20 words of encouragement for kids are empowering.
Woman tutoring a middle school student in the library

Your local library will help you stick to your New Year’s goals and so much more

Think libraries are only for kids in school? We'll tell you how your local library will help your whole family take on its New Year's goals.
Five kids reading books on a park bench

New Year’s resolutions for kids: The reading resolutions your child needs

Don't ask your child to keep their room clean for their New Year's resolution this year. Instead, ask them to read every day.
Child working on art in Montessori school

What is Montessori? What to know about this trending educational method

Montessori is all the rage right now, but it's been around for more than 100 years. What is Montessori? Learn more about it and how to apply it to your home.
Mom and toddler doing holiday crafts

6 holiday crafts for toddlers that are easy for tiny hands

Get festive and creative this season with these easy and fun holiday crafts for toddlers.
Adorable felt snowman craft

5 winter crafts for kids to make when they’re bored and stuck indoors

Need ideas for a wintery afternoon when it's too cold to go out and play? Try these winter crafts for kids on your next snowy day.
Child and parents playing hide-and-seek in their living room

Indoor activities during the rain to keep kids busy and happy

Don't worry about keeping your kids occupied on a rainy day. Check out some of our ideas for fun and entertaining indoor play.
Kids playing in the leaves at a park in the fall

7 fun fall homeschool activities

Feeling stuck and can't come up with fun homeschool plans? Here are seven fall homeschool activities to do with your kids this season.