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  • mom and daughter watching santa in sky
    December Holidays
    How to Enjoy the Holidays Like a Kid Again
    Special childhood holiday memories have a way of staying with us like no other. Whether it’s presents under the tree, lighting a family menorah, delicious holiday treats, or special winter pajamas, those memories are still visceral for us - ev...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • mom checking out best cyber monday deals
    Shopping
    The Best Cyber Monday Deals for New Mamas
    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...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • kids potato sack race
    Outdoor Games
    Top 10 Backyard Party Games for All Ages
    Looking for some fun outdoor games to play at your next barbecue or family party? Good ol' fashioned group games — from sack races to cornhole and other toss games — are all the rage these days! So check out this list of our favorite old and ...
    Erin Dower
  • family christmas shopping
    Shopping
    The Best Black Friday Deals for Mama and Baby
    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...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Meditation
    How Meditation Gets Me Through the Holiday Season as a Parent
    We’ve all been there. The holidays are inching up on us and there are a million and one things to do from trying to find the perfect gift for seemingly every single person we’ve ever met, and busy weekends full of cooking, eating, and social...
    Suzie Marschhausen
  • pregnant woman at christmas time
    Pregnancy
    8 Reasons Why Being Pregnant During The Holidays is Awesome
    The holidays can be a time of stress for so many of us. I wondered if pregnancy provided women with a sense of comfort or was an added factor to the holiday hustle and bustle. I reached out to moms in various stages of their pregnancy and parent...
    HeHe Stewart
  • Hanukkah Printables
    A Hanukkah Dreidel
    This printable will show children how to make a dreidel and play the game. ...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When 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
  • thanksgiving dinner table
    Thanksgiving
    5 Thanksgiving Dinner Table Topics That Don't Involve Politics, Religion, Or Your Ex
    We all know we should stay away from controversial topics at the dinner table, especially during the holidays. (Many of us learned that lesson during the election.) But, somehow they always work their way into the conversation. There’s always ...
    Katie Galgano
  • family taking selfie at thanksgiving dinner table
    Thanksgiving
    5 Family Thanksgiving Traditions to Start This Year
    While Thanksgiving day may focus on food and football, I am determined to give it more meaning in my life. Now that I’m married and have my own family, I love the idea of creating traditions that we can do as a family starting at Thanksgiving t...
    Kaitlin Crehan
  • 6 Ways to Show Mom You Love Her
    Mother's Day
    6 Sweet Ways to Show the Mom in Your Life You Love Her
    Mother's Day is fast approaching, and the pressure is on to show the mom in your life just how much you love and appreciate her.  3 Incredibly Thoughtful Mother's Day Gifts Here are a few gift ideas for Mother's Day the mom in your life is s...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • Christmas Printables
    Twelve Days of Christmas
    Learn the history and lyrics for the Christmas song Twelve Days of Christmas. ...
  • Easter Crafts for Kids
    Easter
    10 Cute Easter Crafts for Kids
    Easter is almost here!  If your family is anything like mine, Easter means a huge family gathering full of little ones. If you've got a whole bunch of kids descending on your house, these fun and easy Easter crafts will keep the kids entertain...
  • Famous Bunnies for Easter
    Easter
    Beyond the Easter Bunny: 10 Other Famous Rabbits
    The Easter Bunny gets all the press come springtime, but some other rabbits have made their mark in popular culture. We did a roundup of our favorite famous bunnies, just for fun. The White Rabbit (Alice in Wonderland) The White Rabbit is the...
  • Black History Month
    Black History Month: 5 Leaders Making History Now
    During Black History Month, we teach our children about iconic leaders who have advanced the cause of civil rights and equality for black citizens. Names like Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman come to mind. But who is helping...
    Laurie Mega
  • Child reading a book for hanukkah
    Hanukkah
    The 10 Best Hanukkah Books for Kids
    Latke the Lucky Dog By Ellen FischerPrice: $7.99; Ages: 2-7Buy on Amazon Latke is one lucky pup! A family adopts him from an animal shelter on the first night of Hanukkah — and names him after the golden potato pancakes that his scruffy fur re...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

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  • Classic Toys That Still Rock
    Best Toys
    12 Classic Toys That Still Rock
    Stumped for gift ideas for your kids? Before you opt for the latest fad toy, consider one of these these 12 classic toys. Check your attic or grandma's basement before you buy these oldies but goodies! Mr. Potato Head When Mr. Potato Head debut...