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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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8 kid-friendly podcasts for your next road trip

Everyone in the family will love listening to these podcasts on a road trip.
Smiling mom pushing a baby in a stroller

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 dad and daughter having fun watching cartoons

5 best cartoons on Paramount+ for your 8-year-old

Your 8-year-old child will love these five cartoons on Paramount+.
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11 fun backyard activities that will keep kids entertained for hours

These backyard games and activities will be fun for everyone.
Smiling high school graduate with his parents

3 practical graduation gifts seniors can actually use

These high school graduation gifts will really come in handy.
Tween girl watching a movie in a car

5 incredible movies on Disney+ to entertain the kids on the road

These Disney+ movies will keep your kids occupied on a long road trip.
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8 creative ways to make spring cleaning fun for grade schoolers

With these tips and tricks, your kids will love spring cleaning.
Parents on a hike with a baby in a carrier

Good, better, best: Outdoor baby carriers you’ll want to go hiking with

Babies will love hiking as much as you with these carriers.
Mom out for a run with her daughter in a jogging stroller

Good, better, best: 3 jogging strollers worth spending money on

These jogging strollers are great for parents who want to get their miles in every day.
Family flying a kite on a beach

A first-timers guide to flying kites with 7-year-olds

Kites can provide plenty of outdoor fun. Here's what you need to know.
Mother's Day gifts with a card

5 best Mother’s Day gifts you can pick up same day

If you need a last-minute Mother's Day gift, try these great options.
Family posing for a selfie on a road trip

How to plan a road trip the whole family will love

Here's everything you need to know about planning a fun family road trip.
Family on couch watching TV

7 heartwarming movies on Hulu to watch on Mother’s Day

These are the best movies to stream with Mom for a relaxing Mother's Day at home.
Little girl having fun on a laptop.

Good, better, best: Toy laptops that can help your 7-year-old learn

Screen time isn't always a bad thing. We list three toy laptops that can help your 7-year-old learn while having fun.
Mom hugging daughter after getting homemade gift for Mother's Day

4 incredible Mother’s Day gifts kids can make themselves

Any mom would love to receive these DIY gifts on Mother's Day, which kids can easily make.
Teens at graduation in their caps and gowns.

8 amazing ways to make graduation in quarantine special for your teen

Graduation is an important moment. Here's how to make it memorable for your high schooler.
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5 retro Disney+ shows to binge-watch with your kids

You spent your childhood watching these shows, and now your kids can experience them, too.
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10 creative ways kids can celebrate Mother’s Day

Help your kids create a special Mother's Day surprise. We have 10 creative ideas.
Little girl having fun playing on a smartphone

These iPhone apps for five-year-olds make screen time worth it

These engaging apps for smartphones and tablets help foster kids' creativity.
Two girls having fun playing travel soccer

How youth soccer helps girls grow into mature, confident women

If you are looking for a great activity for young girls, try youth soccer -- you won't believe the all-around benefits.
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7 incredible toys for autistic kids under $50 they’ll love

Shopping for an autistic child? Here are seven excellent ideas.
A group of kids dressed in superhero costumes

6 amazing superhero flicks to stream with your kids

Everyone loves a good superhero movie. These are the best ones to watch with your kids.
boy having fun jumping on a trampoline

Good, better, best: Indoor trampolines your kids will love

With these indoor trampolines, your kids can enjoy safely bouncing in your home.
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.
Family in a tent on a camping trip

8 incredible camping activities for your next family trip

From nature hikes to campfire songs, camping offers plenty of family fun time. Our 8 ideas will keep your kids engaged.
Parents watching TV with their teen daughter

6 amazing shows on Netflix you need to watch with your teen

These Netflix shows are entertaining and offer up a way to have conversations with your teen.