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How to tie-dye shirts without a mess

Learn how to tie-dye shirts without making a huge mess
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Teaching your teen money management skills before college

Here's how to teach your teen money management skills before college.
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How to make reading fun when your kid is having trouble

Learn how to make reading fun for a kid who is having trouble.
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The best national parks your family can drive to

These are the best national parks for families that you can drive to
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7 handy tips for a successful garage sale this summer

Try these seven tips to have a successful garage sale.
Teen girl moving into college

7 skills to teach teens before they head off to college

Don't drop your teen off at the dorm without teaching these essential life skills.
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Spring cleaning 101: How to clean a TV

This is the best way to clean your television when you're doing spring cleaning.
dad and son doing some back to school shopping

Save on back-to-school supplies with these great life hacks

Here's how to save money on back to school supplies.
Kids reading outside on a summer day

5 ways to prevent summer slide in your kids

Don't let summer slide ruin the progress your kids made this school year.
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5 back-to-school essentials your kindergartener needs

Everything your kindergartener needs for the first day of school
Two kids having fun playing video games on the couch

The best educational video games for fourth graders

These video games are fun and educational for kids.
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Teaching toddlers colors should be fun – here’s how

Here are fun tips for teaching toddlers to recognize colors.
Family on a road trip

6 Apple Maps features that will make your family road trip easier

These Apple Maps features make going on a road trip with your family easy.
toddler girl having fun finger painting

5 easy summer crafts for toddlers to do this weekend

These crafts are easy to do with toddlers on a summer weekend.
Little girl having fun playing in the sand with beach toys

The best beach toys under $20 you can get at Walmart today

These are the best beach toys you can get for the summer at budget-friendly prices.
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3 fantastic shows on Paramount+ your preschooler will love

Preschoolers will be totally entertained by these great shows.
Teen enjoying a summer read in the park

5 books your teen should read on summer break

Keep teens reading over summer break with these engaging titles.
Kids and adults having fun in public pool

Do these 7 things to keep your kids safe at the public pool this summer

How to keep your kids safe at the public pool this summer.
kids catching butterflies at a party

8 great bugs-themed birthday party ideas your child will love

What should you do for a bug themed birthday party?
mom and tween daughters working together on family vegetable garden

4 fun vegetable garden games to foster your fifth grader’s green thumb

Kids will love playing these games in the vegetable garden.
Sister and brother having fun playing with backyard sprinkler

6 fun water games for 8-year-olds when you don’t have a pool

Kids don't need a pool to get soaked this summer. Try these alternatives.
cute toddler boy having fun on indoor climbing toy

Good, better best: Toddler climbing toys worth the expense

Looking for the best toddler climbing toys? Try these.
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6 effective ways to teach first graders to be grateful

How to teach kids to be grateful and show appreciation.
Kids having fun playing basketball outside

6 fun backyard basketball games for 8-year-olds

Kids will love playing these basketball games all year long.
Family on a road trip

7 quiet road trip games for kids to keep them busy in the car

Kids will love these road-trip games, and you'll love that they're quiet.
Family car camping near water

Car camping has never been easier with this pop-up tent

This pop-up tent is perfect for your next camping trip.
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5 harmful apps you should delete from your iPhone right now

You should delete these apps from your phone right now.
Little girl with rubber boots jumping in a puddle

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 girl celebrating summer backyard birthday

3 amazing summer birthday party ideas for toddlers they’ll love

If your toddler has a summer birthday, try these great party ideas.
Tweens having fun in a pool

6 entertaining swimming games for tweens

Tweens will love playing these fun swimming games in the summer.
Child making Fourth of July DIY decorations

4 patriotic crafts tweens can make for Independence Day

Decorate your Fourth of July with these DIY crafts your tweens can make.
Two little girls making July Fourth crafts

6 easy 4th of July crafts for toddlers that won’t make a mess

These Fourth of July crafts are so easy, toddlers can do them.
Family having fun at the beach

This beach life hack will make your life easier, and all you need is a fitted sheet

Use this neat life hack trick the next time you and your family go to the beach.
delicious desserts for a Fourth of July party

How to throw an amazing Fourth of July party with your family

Make your family's Fourth of July party super fun with these 9 ideas.
Supplies for summer school on a table

How to prepare your middle schooler for summer school

Here's what to do when your child has to attend summer school.
Couple watching a movie on the Fourth of July

5 kid-friendly movies to watch as a family on the 4th of July

These movies are great to watch as a family on July 4th.
Family enjoying fireworks at night

5 useful tips to keep your family safe this Fourth of July

Sparklers and fireworks can be dangerous. Here's what you need to know.
Fourth of July fireworks light up the sky

4 best apps to make your family’s Fourth of July better

Use these apps to help ensure you and your family have a great Fourth of July.
Teen painting at a table

5 easy summer craft ideas for teens they’ll love

These crafts are great ideas for teens to get creative this summer.
Students surprise teacher with gifts

5 end-of-the-year gifts under $25 elementary school teachers will love

Elementary school teachers will really appreciate these end-of-the-year gifts.
Gifts set out for Father's Day

6 incredible DIY Father’s Day gift ideas a 10-year-old can make

Kids can make these amazing DIY Father's Day gifts.
Preschooler giving her teacher a present

5 great end-of-the-year gifts for preschool teachers under $25

Preschool teachers will love to receive these end-of-the-year gifts.
Group of kids playing improv game outside

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.
Mom and daughter doing a science experiment together outside

5 amazing summer science projects for your 10-year-old

Your child will love doing these summer science activities.
Mom and preschooler talking on a couch

How to talk about LGBTQ identity with your preschooler

This is how to talk to your preschooler about LGBTQ identity.
Mom and daughter having fun in a pool

Consider these 6 things before getting an above-ground pool

We discuss what you need to think about before getting an above-ground pool.
Two kids looking up at cloud shapes

6 creative-thinking activities to spark your 5-year-old’s imagination

Use these fun and creative game ideas for your child to ignite their imagination.
Cake being decorated with chocolate and fruit

4 unusual birthday cake ideas you can actually make for your kids

Want a birthday cake for your kid that's a little unusual? Try these unique ideas.
Baby having fun playing with developmental toys

6 great newborn toys for boosting your baby’s development

These toys for newborns are all budget-friendly and will help a baby's development.
Preschool teacher talking with students at a table

What you need to know about choosing the best preschool

Finding a preschool that's right for your child is essential. Here's what you need to look for.