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A group of children running across the snow carrying sleds

Follow these kid sledding safety tips if they plan on going out this winter

Are you and the kids ready for the winter snow? Before you slide down a single hill, here are kid sledding safety tips you need for this winter.
Smiling baby on colorful play mat

Baby play mat ins and outs: What age you should get one and the benefits for baby’s development

Child with activity table

7 reasons an activity table for kids should be in your home right now

Group of kids playing improv game outside

Noncompetitive games every child will love

Adult teaching child to swim in a pool

5 methods for teaching kids to swim

Toddler with stuffed bear on potty-training seat

The best travel potty seats for toddlers on the go

Small child learning to swim

Is 3 years old too young for swim lessons? Not if you follow our tips

Girl playing with hula hoop in the backyard

10 fun games kids (and adults) can play with a hula hoop

Parents teaching their daughter how to ride a bike with training wheels

When should your child learn how to ride a bike?

Yard dice game set

How to modify yard dice rules for kid-friendly fun

Kids playing games in a pool

No pool toys? No problem! 5 safe, fun pool games for 8-year-olds

toddler playing game

Why peekaboo baby is a great game to play with your little one

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6 fantastic reasons to enroll your child in toddler gymnastics classes today

Here's why you should consider enrolling your child in toddler gymnastics classes
Kids running with each other at a party

The best party games for your sports-loving kids

There's a ton of fun to be had at a birthday party for sports-loving kids. We list the best party games that every kid will love.
preschool girl having fun playing soccer

What are the benefits of sports in child development? We break it down

Sports for 3-year-olds are important for their development. Here's why your tot needs to be as active as possible.
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What to do when your kids are bored at home

What to do when your kids are bored at home

Keeping your children busy doesn’t have to be very involved on your part! Here are some suggested activities your kids can do when they’re bored.
5-year-old girl celebrating her birthday

Need a fantastic theme for a fifth birthday party? Consider these

Need a fantastic theme for a fifth birthday party? Consider these

Get the party started with these fun themes for a fifth birthday party.
A group of kids playing kickball.

Learn a variety of kickball games so you aren’t stuck with the classic version

Learn a variety of kickball games so you aren’t stuck with the classic version

Want to learn some new kickball games? Here are fun ways to change up the traditional game of kickball to keep everyone interested.
A mom and toddler playing a game in the living room.

How to teach a toddler to be patient (yes, it’s possible!)

How to teach a toddler to be patient (yes, it’s possible!)

Try these 4 activities to teach your toddler about patience.
Three girls having fun jumping rope outside

9 easy, timeless jump-rope games every kid will love

9 easy, timeless jump-rope games every kid will love

Looking for fun jump-rope games to get your kids outside and playing? Try these timeless jump-rope games.
Kids with sunglasses in a pool

Marco Polo for kids, in or out of the water

Marco Polo for kids, in or out of the water

The game Marco Polo is a classic pool activity played in the summer. We discuss how to make it a safe and fun game for all ages in and out of the pool.
Young kid watering the garden outdoors

10 outdoor chores that teach school-age kids responsibility

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.
happy kids doing practicing karate

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

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

If you're thinking of enrolling your child in karate, there are 5 great reasons to do so
Toddler boy running in the park

Why physical activity is so important for child development

Why physical activity is so important for child development

Here's why physical activity is so important for child development
boys doing warm-up exercises before soccer practice

Kids should do these 5 warm-ups before exercising

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

6 poses for yoga with kids that are fun and easy

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

Why kids need yoga as much as you do

Why kids need yoga as much as you do

Here is why practicing yoga regularly can be beneficial to children
Girl jumping on indoor trampoline

Indoor children’s trampolines: Good idea, or accident waiting to happen?

Indoor children’s trampolines: Good idea, or accident waiting to happen?

Indoor trampolines sound like a lot of fun, but are they safe?
A dad wearing his baby in a carrier

The best baby carriers for dad worth your hard-earned cash

The best baby carriers for dad worth your hard-earned cash

A quality carrier is a must-have for a dad on the go and his baby. Our list has the most comfortable choices for both of them.
family enjoying a run together in the park

How to teach kids to love running

How to teach kids to love running

Here are some easy ways to teach your kids to love running
Mom and daughter playing musical game

Now is the perfect time for your family to exercise together – here’s how

Now is the perfect time for your family to exercise together – here’s how

Here are some great ways to get your family to exercise together
Kids having fun playing basketball outside

6 fun backyard basketball games for 8-year-olds

6 fun backyard basketball games for 8-year-olds

Kids will love playing these basketball games all year long.
Little girl with rubber boots jumping in a puddle

You should let your kid go puddle jumping — here’s why

You should let your kid go puddle jumping — here’s why

Don't walk around those puddles -- here's why puddle jumping is great for kids.
Toddler dipping their feet in pool

How to help a toddler who’s scared of the water

How to help a toddler who’s scared of the water

Is your toddler scared of the water? Here's what to do.
Tweens having fun in a pool

6 entertaining swimming games for tweens

6 entertaining swimming games for tweens

Tweens will love playing these fun swimming games in the summer.
Girl playing with kite on a beach

5 fun family activities to do outdoors before it gets too hot

5 fun family activities to do outdoors before it gets too hot

These outdoor activities are fun for the family, and you should do them before the temperature rises too high.
kids beach activities boy posing by sandcastle

7 incredible beach activities to do with your 9-year-old

7 incredible beach activities to do with your 9-year-old

We list seven great activities for your 9-year-old to do when you go to the beach.
Woman and infant swim lesson

Are swimming lessons for infants a good idea? What you need to know

Are swimming lessons for infants a good idea? What you need to know

If you're thinking about swimming lessons for your infant, here's what you should consider.
Girl laying with a sprinkler

The best backyard summer family games under $40

The best backyard summer family games under $40

The whole family can enjoy these amazing backyard summer games.
Mom and daughter vacuuming and cleaning their home

Dyson’s new vacuum proves your kids are just plain slobs

Dyson’s new vacuum proves your kids are just plain slobs

Dyson's newest vacuum has lasers to help you keep your house super clean. Here's what you need to know.
Kids having fun playing tag in a park

6 unique tag games to play with your 7-year-old

6 unique tag games to play with your 7-year-old

Make tag interesting with these alternative variations.
Teen girl shaking piggy bank

Why your teen should get a summer job right now

Why your teen should get a summer job right now

We give you good reasons why your teen should get a summer job.
Boy playing on a trampoline

5 fun games to play on a trampoline 8-year-olds will love

5 fun games to play on a trampoline 8-year-olds will love

We list eight great games your kids can play on a trampoline besides just jumping.
Group of kids playing improv game outside

6 easy improv games for your 7-year-old

6 easy improv games for your 7-year-old

These fun improv games are easy for kids to play and are a great teaching tool.
Pregnant woman on a beach

3 budget-friendly babymoon ideas for new parents

3 budget-friendly babymoon ideas for new parents

Looking to go on a babymoon? Try these ideas that are affordable and relaxing.
Woman with young son on a bike in a park

Good, better, best: Toddler bikes any first-time rider will love

Good, better, best: Toddler bikes any first-time rider will love

Toddlers will love these bikes for first-time riders.
Smiling mom pushing a baby in a stroller

You should get baby stroller toys with these 6 features

You should get baby stroller toys with these 6 features

Keep babies satisfied when they're on the go with engaging stroller and car seat toys.
A woman wearing a nursing sports bra

3 nursing sports bras under $30 that make working out easy

3 nursing sports bras under $30 that make working out easy

Need a sports bra that's also good for nursing? Try these three affordable options.
A mom and daughter having fun with hula hoops

11 fun backyard activities that will keep kids entertained for hours

11 fun backyard activities that will keep kids entertained for hours

These backyard games and activities will be fun for everyone.
Spring cleaning sign

8 creative ways to make spring cleaning fun for grade schoolers

8 creative ways to make spring cleaning fun for grade schoolers

With these tips and tricks, your kids will love spring cleaning.