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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.
Table full of Easter desserts

Easy Easter desserts kids will hop over

Looking for easy dessert ideas for the Easter holiday? Here are simple Easter dessert recipes the kids will love.
Table set with side dishes for Easter

Tasty Easter side dishes to bring to the table that will get the kids excited

Easter side dishes are often the most popular foods on the table. Try these tasty Easter side recipes this spring that will get the kids excited to eat.
Teen girls holding basket of Easter eggs wearing bunny ears

What to put in Easter Eggs for tweens and teens so they actually look forward to the hunt

Looking for Easter egg filler ideas for tweens and teens? We've got several that they'll actually like.
Colored Easter eggs lined up in the grass

A complete guide to perfectly boiling and dyeing eggs for Easter

A guide to perfectly boiling and dyeing your eggs for this Easter.
A boy and girl having fun during an Easter egg hunt

10 treats for your toddler’s Easter eggs that aren’t candy

Are you looking for candy alternatives to fill your Easter eggs? We've got you covered with 10 great treats that aren't candy.
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.
Pregnant mom making a list of boy names

From Emerson to Jagger, here are some top rare boy names to consider for you little bundle

What are the best rare boy names and what do they mean? Here are the top unique baby boy names.
Four inviting St. Patrick's Day cupcakes

St. Patrick’s Day dessert ideas to integrate the Irish holiday into the family’s after-dinner treat time

Cap off a fun March 17 with these delicious St. Patrick's Day desserts.
Tasty bowl of Irish stew to enjoy on St. Patrick's Day

Tasty St. Patrick’s Day recipes to bring the tradition to the family’s dinner plate

Everyone is Irish on March 17 so get cooking with delicious St. Patrick's Day recipes the whole family will eat.
Father laughing at one of his dad jokes and his son not

Best dad jokes to embarrass the kids with and make them laugh

Whether you're a new dad or a veteran, a repertoire of the best dad jokes is a must to make the kiddos laugh and embarrass tweens and teens.
Plate of heart-shaped pancakes for Valentine's Day.

How to make heart-shaped pancakes for Valentine’s Day

Learn how to make heart-shaped pancakes just in time to make Valentine's Day breakfast special for the whole family.
Family watching movie Super Bowl weekend

5 fantastic football movies to watch with the family Super Bowl weekend

In anticipation of Super Bowl Sunday, watch these football movies for family night.
Table filled with snacks ready for a Super Bowl party

Make these easy Super Bowl snacks the whole family will love

You'll be the MVP of the party with these easy, homemade Super Bowl snacks.
Valentine's Day cookies on a table with a bowl

Try a homemade treat: 5 easy Valentine’s Day desserts the kids will love

Try these easy Valentine's Day desserts to make February 14 special for the kids.
A teen boy at the wheel with Dad watching

Important driving behaviors to teach your teen

Teaching a teen to drive isn't easy, but it's important to make sure yours has these driving behaviors.
Toddler eating

Mealtime manners for kids you should teach – the most important basics

Table manners are important, but what are the most important mealtime manners that kids must have? Find out here.
Minestrone soup made in Instant Pot

8 healthy Instant Pot recipes that will please every family member

Save time and give the family delicious meals with these healthy instant pot recipes.
Hands creating paper snowflakes

How to make paper snowflakes – a simple guide for a fun winter crafting project

Looking for an easy snowflake craft? Here's how to make paper snowflakes with kids of all ages.
Mom making dinner using an air fryer

9 healthy air fryer recipes that will replace fast food and takeout

The kids won't even miss takeout nights with these healthy air fryer recipes.
Delicious sheet-pan dinner for busy families

6 healthy sheet-pan dinners that make cleanup a breeze

For quick and simple meals, try healthy sheet-pan dinners the whole family will love.
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.
Post-it note with responsibility written on it

Why teaching responsibility to children is crucial to their development

Why is teaching kids responsibility so important? Here's how to instill this value in your kids.
Setting a daily routine

Why kids need routines and how you’re hurting your children by not enforcing them

Routines for kids are important. Learn why routines help set up your kids for success.
Happy kids at a birthday party

An expert party planner reveals the top kids’ party trends for 2023

Looking for birthday party ideas for your kids? Here are the top kids' party trends for 2023 from party-planning expert Virginia Edelson.
Hands putting together a snowman craft

7 creative snowman crafts to keep your kindergartner entertained

Try these easy snowman crafts with kindergarteners or kids of all ages this winter.
Parent putting together a colorful lunch

A family’s guide to healthy living in 2023, according to an expert

Want to get the family on a healthy path in 2023, but don't know how? We've got expert advice.
Profile of teen boy struggling with acne

Help teens deal with breakouts and acne: Top tips for your adolescent to work through this common skin issue

Looking for help for teen acne? Here's our guide on ways to handle breakouts and when to go to a dermatologist.
Santa sitting with a little girl going over the list.

Santa is now just a video chat away with Cameo – check this out!

Keep the kids off the naughty list with a special personalized Santa video from Cameo.
Teen girl moving into college

Ways to keep in touch when your teen heads off to college – easy advice to follow to ease you mind

Teen going to college soon? Don't worry, we've got the best ways to help you stay in touch.
Baby bump wrapped up like a Christmas present

7 charming ideas for a Christmas pregnancy announcement

Need holly jolly Christmas pregnancy announcement ideas for this holiday season? Unwrap these cute suggestions.
Kids having fun making holiday crafts

8 cute holiday crafts for kids that create fond memories for years to come

Holiday crafts for kids are a wonderful way to create treasured keepsakes. Try these cute and easy ideas.
Toddler having fun outside in the snow

5 winter science activities for kids that go beyond baking soda volcanoes

Get outside and enjoy the cold weather with these cool winter science activities for toddlers.
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.
Kwanzaa holiday table setting

Immerse your kids in culture by teaching them about holidays around the world

Learning about holidays around the world for kids helps to explore cultural diversity. Here are six winter holidays to explore.
Teen playing video games at his desk.

5 hobbies for teens that will help combat their addiction to video games

Is a video game addiction brewing with your teen? Try these hobbies to replace video games.
Fall family dinner

Tasty fall recipes to warm up your belly and your table

Embrace that autumn chill and warm up your table with these tasty fall recipes the family will love.
Family unloading groceries at home

8 cheap but yummy dinner ideas that will save you some serious dough

These cheap dinner recipes will be a hit with the family and are budget-friendly meals.
Happy pregnant mom wearing a maternity witch costume for Halloween

7 best pregnant Halloween costumes that won’t break the bank

These best pregnant Halloween costumes are under $40 and will show off your adorable baby bump.
teen girls arguing with her mom about homework

Doing homework doesn’t have to be a chore: 5 ways parents can help their kids

Homework assignments do have to be completed and do have a purpose. So, how can you stop the homework drama after school?
View from a scenic railroad fall foliage ride

Ride the rails this fall to see autumn’s colors

Take a train ride on a scenic railroad to see fall foliage this autumn.
toddler girl and her dad having fun with music and movement activity.

8 best movement and music activities for toddlers: Get them engaged (and tired)

Try these 8 music and movement activities to get toddlers moving.
Girl playing with hula hoop in the backyard

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

There are many ways to have fun with a hula hoop. Our list of 10 hula hoop games is sure to be a hit with kids and parents.
A couple holding a gender reveal balloon

5 alternatives to gender reveal parties that are both safe and fun

These are 5 great alternatives to gender reveal parties.
Child sponge painting

Why sponge painting is a great way to kickstart imagination

Here's why sponge painting is great for your little one's development.
Father and son playing a game of chess

Chess for kids: Why this is a fantastic activity for your 7-year-old

There's a great reason why kids should learn chess.
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.
Grandpa opening gifts with his grandkids.

The best gifts under $20 for grandparents who have everything

These holiday presents under $20 are perfect for grandparents and will make them smile.
Little boy drawing in an art book with colored pencils

6 creative YouTubers who can teach your 6-year-old to draw

Drawing is a skill anyone can learn. These six YouTubers teach kids how to draw.
girl showing a friend how to tie her shoes

How to teach your child to tie shoes using YouTube videos

These five YouTube videos will help your child learn to tie their shoes.