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    Entertainment and Activities
    Study Says Watching Sesame Street Could Have Positive Impact on a Child's Success
    My daughters are five and (almost) two, and they both love watching Sesame Street—and not just because of Elmo, everyone’s favorite furry monster! My mom swears I loved Sesame Street as a kid, too. It was whimsical, fun, and taught you number...
    Rachel Sokol
  • 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
  • Fathers Day activities, father and young son golfing
    Father's Day
    Top 10 Fun Ways to Spend Father's Day as a Family
    Looking for simple and meaningful Father's Day activities that will help you bond with your Pops? Check out these fun father-son and father-daughter activities for children of all ages and dads with all different interests. You're sure to make la...
    Erin Dower
  • Christmas card photo ideas to take right now
    Entertainment and Activities
    Christmas in July? Here are 5 Photo Ideas to Take Now for Your Holiday Card
    It may be July, but it’s not too early to think about capturing a perfect image for your family Christmas card! Beautiful weather, time at the beach, and summer vacation travel provide plenty of opportunities to grab that Christmas card shot. H...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • kids taking advantage of amc summer movie discount
    Entertainment and Activities
    AMC Movie Discounts Summer 2019
    When it comes to summer break, having some fun activities planned out makes all the difference in your kids’ attitude, as well as yours. It’s important to get out of the house and have some fun.  More: How to Make the Transition from the Sch...
    Brittany McCabe
  • kid making non toxic slime recipe
    Entertainment and Activities
    5 Non-Toxic Slime Recipes
    Are your kids dying to make slime? You might be hesitant to get involved with a slime project since traditional slime recipe include ingredients that don’t fit with a non-toxic lifestyle. Luckily, there are now plenty of natural, non-toxic slim...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 15 Fun Water Games
    Water Play
    The Best Water Games to Play This Summer
    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
  • family building easter baskets
    Entertainment and Activities
    Our Favorite Easter Basket Ideas That Don't Involve Candy
    Editor's Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That's why we are 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 featured ...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • International Women
    Holidays
    The Ultimate List of International Women's Day Activities to Do With 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...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • toddler playing independently
    Active Play
    Why Independent Play is Vital for Raising Empowered Children
    Today, children’s play is often tainted with boxes to check and points to score. So often teachers will say things like, “They think they’re playing, but really they’re learning” to which I think: “What’s the difference?!” and fur...
    Avital Schreiber Levy
  • How to Play Charades
    Family Games
    How to Play Charades
    Directions Choose a player to start the game. The player thinks of a book title, a famous person's name, a saying, a movie title or a song title to pantomime. He should choose something with which the others will be familiar. If you like, design...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book
  • dad reading and son listening to audiobook
    Entertainment and Activities
    Your Guide To Using Audiobooks for Kids
    Have you tried replacing screen time with audiobooks in your household? Listening to audiobooks is such a fun and educational way to provide your children with some of the best aspects of screen time while removing some of the screen time feature...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Entertainment and Activities
    14 Fun Activities for Winter Break
    Ice Candles Enchant your children with a magical and easy outdoor activity that will tranform your backyard into a winter wonderland. Read the instructions for Ice Candles. More: The Ultimate Guide to Living Peacefully With Your Teen Colleg...
  • kids on a scavenger hunt in the woods
    Entertainment and Activities
    How To Design the Ultimate Scavenger Hunt for Kids
    It’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
  • Activities for grandparents and grandchildren
    Grandparents
    12 Fun Things to Do With Grandkids
    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 featu...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    The Best Toy Subscription Boxes and Toy Shares
    Subscription 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
  • Entertainment and Activities
    These Celeb Parents Give Us Hope For Aging. Their Secret? Self Care
    What'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
  • The Best TV Moms
    Entertainment and Activities
    The 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