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- Entertainment and ActivitiesHow To Design the Ultimate Scavenger Hunt for KidsIt’s time to plan a birthday party for your child, but what activities are going to take place that aren’t part of the same-old birthday party routine? According to Pinterest trend reporting, searches for birthday scavenger hunt parties are ...Jacqueline Weiss
- Entertainment and ActivitiesThe Best Toy Subscription Boxes and Toy SharesSubscription boxes are all the craze. There is nothing better than finding a box of shiny surprises waiting for you at the door. But what about your kids? Are they worth the money? What’s the difference between a toy share subscription and a to...Brittany McCabe
- Easter Activities and CraftsTop 10 Easter Activities for FamiliesLooking for fun activities to enjoy on Easter Sunday with your family (beyond the obvious egg hunt)? Check out this mix of indoor and outdoor games and activities for kids of all ages. ...Erin Dower
- Entertainment and ActivitiesThese Celeb Parents Give Us Hope For Aging. Their Secret? Self CareWhat's the secret? It is no secret that most celebrities who continue to age well have one thing in common: how they continue to care for and show up for themselves in their daily lives. They take care of themselves mind, body, and soul. Too of...Amanda Houle
- Entertainment and ActivitiesThe Best TV Moms We Could All Learn a Lesson From//--> As kids, TV provided some of the first glimpses of the different kinds of moms out there. Some were pictures of idealized perfection and some were more realistic. Who doesn’t love to peek into other families and see what connection we...Laura Richards
- Entertainment and ActivitiesTop Trending Kids and Family Halloween Costumes of 2018Halloween in all of its spooky and dress-up glory can be one of the most exciting times of the year for families! Of course, this thrilling family time often centers around a single question: What should we be for Halloween? There are so many di...Charise Rohm Nulsen
- Playdough6 Homemade Playdough RecipesEveryone seems to have a favorite playdough recipe, and many old favorites have been included here. Some require cooking and some don't; some are meant to be eaten and some are not. Choose the recipe that best suits your needs and the ingredients...Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
- AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be HealthyWhen it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.Curious World
- Food7 Pinterest-Approved Halloween Party TreatsThe sight of pumpkins, ghouls, Hocus Pocus on repeat and spooky Halloween decorations are all around us. Halloween is such a fun time of year as a kid! I remember spending all of October debating with friends about what to dress up as and spendi...Kaitlin Crehan
- Active PlayThe Importance of Play in 21st Century LearningChild’s play. It’s a term used to describe a task that’s easily tackled and quick to master. Mindless work. But are the games children play just a mindless distraction, or is there an intrinsic value to play? Many experts would tell you tha...Laurie Mega
- Travel and Vacations5 Reasons Why Disney's New Toy Story Land Is EverythingCourtesy Disney The much anticipated Toy Story Land is finally open at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando, FL! Woody and Buzz fans have been dying to see what Disney would pull out of their magic sleeves for this park, and no one is disappoi...
- Mobile Apps21 Free Educational Apps for KidsEducational apps are a great and fun way to keep your kids learning outside of the classroom, but the cost of all those apps can add up fast. Luckily, there are plenty of free apps for kids that are both educational and fun but won't break the ba...Colleen Hughes
- Kids and TvBeat the Summer Slump With These 10 Learning Shows on NetflixI start every summer with the same declaration to my husband: "We're taking the kids on a million adventures this summer! No TV for those two!" Then comes a rainy day, or a 100-degree day, or a day when we are just too tired to plan anything. Ine...Laurie Mega
- Fourth of JulyOur 5 Favorite Celebrity Family Pics From the 4th of JulyIndependence Day is the perfect time to get together with family and celebrate this great country. And our favorite celebrities were no exception! Here are our favorite 4th of July family pics! Drew Barrymore Drew Barrymore captured this fun mom...Laurie Mega
- School and LearningPros and Cons: Living Near VolcanoesThis full-color, informative printable will challenge your kids to think about the risks and benefits of living near an active volcano. This resource from ScienceWerkz: Earth's Landforms interactive courseware is brought to you by Nodma. Sc...
- Best ToysTop 10 New Outdoor Toys for SummerIt's time to stock up on summer toys for your kids! Check out these fun new summer toys and games that are sure to be a hit for yard and beach playtime. Also, search our Toy Finder for new ride-on toys and bikes for all ages. ...Erin Dower
- Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids
Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!
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- PregnancyMoms-to-Be Can Beat the Heat With These Must-See Summer MoviesIf you're in your second or third trimester—heck, even if you're in your first—the summer heat can be a real challenge. With summer fast approaching, you're going to need an escape plan. How about the movies? What could be better? It's air-c...Laurie Mega