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  • Baby girl holding babysitter
    Parties and Gifts
    25+ Babysitter and Nanny 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 feat...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Kids at a Curious George birthday party
    Entertainment and Activities
    Kids’ Party Idea: How to Throw The Ultimate Curious George Birthday Party!
    Whether you’re looking for birthday party ideas, want to organize a fundraiser with a twist, or just need to perfect your playdate one-up-momship, we’ve got just the thing. Inspired by our favorite little monkey, here is our guide to throwing...
    Janis Curry
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Planning a Wedding
    Who Pays for a Wedding These Days?
    Who Pays for a Wedding These Days? As you probably know, tradition had it that the bride's family paid the majority of the wedding costs. This was great for the groom's family, but could cause serious pocketbook stress for the parents of the bri...
  • family having a gender reveal party
    Pregnancy
    Are Gender Reveal Parties Problematic?
    2018 was the year of elaborate Pinterest-inspired gender reveal parties. Let’s hope 2019 is the year that ends this unnecessary trend. These parties are over the top, costly, and force newborns to subscribe to gender norms. Baby showers and spr...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 10 Awesome Halloween Activities for Kids
    Halloween
    10 Awesome Halloween Activities for Kids
    Our top ten Halloween activities are fun for all ages. Gather your kids and their friends to keep them entertained and spooked this Halloween season! Halloween Activity Book from TeacherVision   This Kids' Halloween Activity Book from TeacherV...
  • Unique baby shower theme
    Baby Showers
    3 Unique Baby Shower Themes to Make Your Shower Stand Out
    Baby showers have come a long way—no longer do we have to wrap future moms' bellies in toilet paper or make diaper cakes. Now don't get me wrong, these are both cute ideas, but there are some new and unique baby shower themes out there these d...
    Courtney Key
  • Grooveclock
    Best Birthday Gifts
    Top 10 Birthday Gifts for Tweens (Ages 11-13)
    Wondering what to get your preteen for an upcoming birthday? Try these bithday gift ideas to make this a birthday to remember for any young teenager. ...
  • New Year's Day Printables
    Time Capsule for Kids
    Try this fun activity with kids every year on their birthday, New Year's Eve, or anytime you want to capture memories! Print out this "questionnaire" for your child to fill in. Then find an empty jar or shoebox to use as your "time capsule,"...
  • Parties Printables
    Birthday Party Planning Checklist
    Planning a birthday party for your child can turn an exciting occasion into a whole lot of stress! Stay on track and plan a stress-free, memorable celebration with this birthday party planning timeline and checklist. ...
  • kids celebrating at a birthday party
    Birthday Party Themes
    Let's Party! 10 Awesome Birthday Party Theme Ideas
    It's party time! If you are looking for a special way to celebrate your little one's big day, you've come to the right place. Do something a little different with one of these creative theme ideas, and find some great tips from other parents to h...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Barbie House
    Best Birthday Gifts
    Top 10 Birthday Gifts for Young Kids (Ages 6-10)
    Searching for cool birthday gifts for kids? These gift ideas are sure to please. You'll find toys for the budding writer, scientist, artist, or musician. Grab 'em fast! ...
  • LEGO iPhone case
    Gifts
    iPod- and iPhone-Related Gifts for Kids
    Looking for a gift for your iPod or iPhone obsessed child? Find the perfect iPhone/iPod case and accessories for kids of all ages, whether you're looking for holiday gifts and stocking stuffers or a graduation or birthday gift for your hard-to-pl...
    Erin Dower
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Sleepover Guide for Parents
    This sleepover guide is full of tips, party games, snacks, and a packing list for throwing the perfect slumber party for your kids. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Slumber Parties
    Is Your Child Ready for a Sleepover?
    Has your child been invited to a sleepover, but you aren't sure if he is ready to spend the night away from home? Take this quiz to find out. ...
  • Top 10 Baby Shower Gifts for Twins
    Baby Shower
    Top 10 Gifts for Twin Babies
    Do you have a friend or family member expecting twins? Or maybe you have a couple of buns in the oven! These top gifts for twin babies will help the mama-to-be feel ready for the new arrivals. Diaper Bag for Two Photo source: Skip Hop Not a...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Slumber Parties
    Tips for Planning a Successful Sleepover Party
    Tips for Planning a Successful Sleepover Party Sleepover parties can be a blast, but the planning, potential homesickness, and a house full of rambunctious children can put stress on both the parents and kids. These tips for party planning and de...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Indoor Games Printables
    Baby Shower Bingo Printable Game Cards
    Print off these baby shower BINGO cards to use at your shower as you unwrap gifts for your soon-to-be baby. Check out these other fun baby shower games. ...
  • Indoor Games Printables
    Pin the Baby on the Belly Printable Shower Game
    Print off the pregnant belly template and a baby for each guest to play this fun twist on Pin the Tail on the Donkey at your next baby shower. Check out these other fun baby shower games. ...