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  • Backyard games
    Outdoor Games
    Fun Backyard Games for the Summer
    Looking for some great backyard party games for the summer? Here are our favorites! Get the full details on these games (and where to by them) from our slideshow! ...
  • 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 al...
    Kelly Sundstrom
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    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
  • 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 da...
    Courtney Key
  • Cinco de Mayo Fun Activities for Kids
    Entertainment and Activities
    7 Fun Cinco de Mayo Activities for Kids
    Introduce your kids to an exciting and empowering part of history with these fun Cinco de Mayo activities! What is Cinco de Mayo? Celebrated on the May 5, Cinco de Mayo commemorates the triumph of a small Mexican army over French forces in 1862...
    Cara J. Stevens
  • 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
  • Technology and Learning
    Best Tablets for Kids
    Looking for the perfect tablet for your technology-loving child? These nifty devices have tons of educational activities, games, books, and more to keep your curious little one busy for hours. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • 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
  • Baby Shower Games
    5 Great Baby Shower Games
    Looking for baby shower game ideas? Check out these printables for everything from Baby Shower Bingo to Name That (Baby!) Tune, and more! ...
    Erin Dower
  • Indoor Games Printables
    Baby Shower Guessing Game
    For this easy baby shower guessing game, cut out these slips and ask shower guests to fill in their guesses about the baby's birthday, weight, and more! After the baby arrives, send a small prize to the best guesser, or just collect all the ...
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Baby Shower Registry Checklist
    Do you have all the gear you'll need for your new bundle of joy? Print this baby registry checklist to be sure you cover all your bases! Also, check out these fun baby shower game printables. ...
  • Gifts for Baby
    Best Birthday Gifts
    Top 10 Gifts for Baby's First Birthday
    Find baby gift ideas and toy suggestions to give baby on his first birthday. These first birthday gift ideas are sure to entertain as well as help with development. Mix and Match Caterpillar Price: $32.99Buy on Amazon From Lamaze. This plush cat...
  • Indoor Games Printables
    Name That (Baby) Tune! Shower Game
    For this baby shower game, create a playlist of songs that have the word "baby" in the title (hint: use a mix of older and newer songs so that all players have a fair chance). Print this sheet for each guest to guess the song title and artist whi...
  • 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. ...
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    College Life
    Top 10 Care Package Items for College Students
    Show your college student that you love and miss her by mailing a care package full of dorm room essentials and comforting treats. Whether it's her birthday, Valentine's Day, finals time, or just because, learn what to send to brighten her day. ...
    Erin Dower
  • Fact Monster, a safe space for kids to find homework help
    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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    Tabletop Games
    Top 10 Classic Tabletop and Basement Games for Kids
    Ahh, remember the good old days of playing pool, foosball, and other awesome games in your childhood friend's basement? Visit memory lane and cure your child's cabin fever — and video game addiction — with these 10 classic tabletop and baseme...
    Erin Dower