• The ultimate guide to Mexican names
    Baby Names
    The Ultimate Guide to Mexican Names
    If you would like to give a nod to your Mexican ancestry by choosing a Mexican name, you may want to research Mexican naming traditions and the history of Mexican names. Mexican naming traditions generally follow the same guidelines as other Lati...
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  • 7 best skateboards as chosen by real parents
    Best Toys
    The 7 Best Kids’ Skateboards According to Real Parents
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • The 6 best tablets for kids, as chosen by real parentsThe Best Tablets for Kids in 2020
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • The 8 best convertible cribs for 2020
    Cribs and Beds
    The 8 Best Convertible Cribs in 2020
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • How to make homeschooling less stressful
    Coronavirus Resources for Parents
    How to Make Homeschooling Less Stressful
    Homeschooling can be stressful for the entire family, but it doesn’t have to be. Now that schools in many states have shut down, parents all over the nation have become their children’s teachers and many have never done anything like this bef...
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  • 4 tips for quarantining with an only child
    Coronavirus Resources for Parents
    4 Tips for Parenting an Only Child During Quarantine
    My daughter is bubbly and extroverted...and she has no siblings. As an only child who thrives on social interactions with her peers, it has been difficult to meet her social needs while sheltering in place. FaceTime and Zoom calls and online clas...
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  • mom homeschooling her child
    Coronavirus Resource Center
    8 Reasons Why I Plan to Homeschool Even After the Pandemic
    I have been homeschooling my daughter since her school closed mid-March, and I have decided that I will continue teaching her myself, even when schools eventually open again. She thrives in our current set up, and I know that continuing it is the...
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  • How to deal with quaranteens during quarantine
    Coronavirus Resources for Parents
    How Parents Can Support Their Teens During Social Distancing
    Teenagers thrive on social interaction with their peers and they have a strong desire for independence. The teenage years are a time when parents walk the line between letting their children become their own person and setting limits where it’s...
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  • teachers, this is what parents need you to know about at-home learning
    Homeschooling
    Teachers, Here's What Parents Want You to Know Right Now
    No one is prepared for the transition to homeschooling and remote learners. Both teachers and parents have been thrown into this without warning. Let’s work together to do what is best for our kids. Let’s tell each other what we need, and hel...
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  • 5 ways for talking about the Tooth Fairy with young children
    Losing Baby Teeth
    Is The Tooth Fairy Real? 5 Ways to Talk to Kids About It
    When I was seven years old, I lost a baby tooth. I had lost several teeth already and I informed my parents that this time, I wanted to keep my tooth. I was not going to be leaving it out for the Tooth Fairy. What my parents did not know, howeve...
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  • Should you throw a period party for your daughter?
    Menstruation
    Should I Throw My Teen Daughter a Period Party?
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • 10 best presidents
    Presidents' Day
    10 of the Best Presidents' Day Books for Kids
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • Two girls blowing with bubbles gifts
    Kids
    The Ultimate List of Gifts for 10 Year Old Girls
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items fea...
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  • Baptism shoes, dress, and necklace
    Babies and Toddlers
    The Best Baptism Gift Ideas
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items fea...
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  • Mom doing Chinese New Year crafts with her kid
    Holidays
    8 Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids
    The 2020 Chinese New Year will begin on Saturday, January 25. Celebrate the Year of the Rat with your kids using eight fun Chinese New Year crafts we rounded up on Pinterest.  More: This Christmas Tree Craft Is Perfect For Kids! Year of the Rat ...
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  • one-year-old on Christmas
    Babies and Toddlers
    The Ultimate List of Christmas Gifts for One-Year-Olds
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items fea...
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  • couple announcing pregnancy on christmas
    Pregnancy
    Our Favorite Christmas Pregnancy Announcement Ideas
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
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  • family with their irish twins
    Kids
    Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Irish Twins
    Imagine finding out you’re pregnant again while you still have a newborn. The term “Irish Twins” refers to siblings born within a year of each other, and it definitely does happen. While birthing two babies in the span of a year has its cha...
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  • mom and dad looking at newborn, considering changing baby
    Baby Names
    What If I Want to Change My Baby's Name?
    If you’re starting to regret the name you chose for your newborn, you can definitely change it. In many cases, the name change procedure is extremely straightforward. But as long as both parents agree to the change, it’s completely doable.  ...
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  • woman cozying up and avoid stores during the holidays
    Holidays
    5 Tips for Avoiding the Stores During the Holidays
    If you dread the holidays because crowded stores and bright lights spike your pulse, there is a solution. Just stay out of the stores. This holiday season, keep your sanity and stay in your flannel pajamas. We have five tips that will help you ma...
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