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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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3 practical graduation gifts seniors can actually use

These high school graduation gifts will really come in handy.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Little girl hanging up clothes for her grandmother

How to make tidying up fun for six-year-olds

There are a lot of methods out there to tidy up your house. Here's how to make it fun for kids.
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Who needs the gym? Why you should workout at home

It's important for parents to have some "me" time for a workout — but here's why you should do it at home.
Two toddlers playing with blocks

The best educational toys for toddlers that are also really fun

Toddlers are learning many new things and are ripe for educational toys. We list eight fun toys that promote learning, too.
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Get your daughter interested in STEM with these 10 incredible toys

STEM toys for girls go a long way in stimulating curiosity, problem-solving, and creative thinking. We list 10 great STEM toys.
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The best child bike seats to keep your toddler safe

Take you little one on the go with these bike seats and enjoy a fun family bike ride.
A little girl learning Spanish on a laptop

11 bilingual toys to teach your child Spanish

Learning a language is easier for kids with these toys that will help them learn Spanish.
Young girl having fun doing an art project

9 amazing crafts you can do with kids of any age

Making crafts is a perfect way for kids to spend quality time with their family. We have nine fun ideas to spark creativity.
Toddler building with colored blocks

From infants to school-age kids, here are the best building blocks

When it comes to kids and building blocks, you simply can't go wrong. We list the best building blocks for infants up to 6 years.
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8 books about inspirational women for your kids

These eight books about influential women will inspire any kid.
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7 creative ways to show the Easter Bunny paid a visit

Kids really love it when the Easter Bunny delivers treats to them. We show seven creative ways to show how he paid a visit.
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What to do when your child is obese

If your child is obese, you play an essential role in keeping their weight at a healthy level. We discuss what you can do.
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6 great kids movies on Disney+ to watch for Black History Month

Your kids should definitely watch these six movies on Disney+ during Black History month
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Black History Month: Be honest with your kids about recent events

Recent events may have brought some difficult questions from your kids. Here's how to talk with them during Black History Month.
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Clever ways kids can learn about Black History Month

Here are some interesting ways to teach kids about Black history
Family having fun walking outside

5 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day as a family

Valentine's Day is all about couples, but with kids it can be hard to get away. Here are five fun ideas to celebrate as a family — and with your community.
Smiling boy swimming with pool noodle

Too cold to swim? 9 out-of-water games to play with pool noodles

Pool noodles can be used for a ton of fun games outside of the pool. Our nine fun activities that will be a hit with your family.
Toddler running in the living room with mom

Is it safe for your toddler to be running?

When should a toddler hit the ground running? We discuss when your little one might start running and what to look out for.
Baby girl is all smiles with her blue first birthday cake

7 decor ideas for baby’s birthday

Baby's first birthday is here! Let's get decorating with these seven fun decor ideas for a baby's first birthday party.
Little girl painting on the table

Creative and fun ways to display your kids’ artwork – that don’t include the refrigerator

Looking for creative and cute ways to showcase your kids' artwork that won't clutter the refrigerator?
Toddler reading book with mom

Fun ways to teach your toddler the parts of the body

What are fun ways to teach the names of body parts to your toddler?
Teen talking to friend online

Bored on break? Some fun ideas for teens

Looking for ways to keep your teen occupied on break that doesn't involve electronics?
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9 adorable Christmas-themed PJs for toddlers

Need outfits for cute Christmas morning photos? We've got your tot covered.