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  • Covid Safety Tips
    Coronavirus Resource Center
    Covid Safety Tips For Parents As Kids Head Back to School
    Many families and students faced challenges over the last year during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. With back-to-school around the corner, many districts are making a push for as much in-person learning as possible. Stress and anxiety are ...
    Jennifer Caffelle
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    Coronavirus Resource Center
    How to Celebrate a Virtual Graduation This Year
    After more than a year of living through the COVID-19 pandemic, we are entering the time of year for school graduations, and they continue to be less than normal. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is starting to relax its guide...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Indoor Activities
    5 Quick Indoor Games for Kids
    Are you stuck inside today? Whether the weather is rainy, too hot, or too cold, we have you covered! One tip to combat cabin fever is to make sure the activities you choose have some way to get out the wiggles. Depending on the age and activity l...
  • Emotional Development During Pandemic
    Coronavirus Resource Center
    How to Help Your Kids' Emotional Development During a Pandemic
    Kids worldwide aren’t just missing out on birthdays and social events, they’re also missing key developmental experiences. With social interactions at an all-time low, kids have less exposure to their friends, teachers, and in some cases, the...
    Robin Glenn
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    Kids
    5 Activities for Kids During the COVID Pandemic
    COVID-19 is here with us for a bit longer. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still make this winter season a fun one. Parents are reporting their children’s screen time has increased by 60% with remote learning and the use of social media. It...
    Cynthia Thayer
  • Virtual Christmas_featured
    Holidays
    8 Virtual Christmas Activities to Do Throughout the Holiday Season
    The 2021 holiday season will certainly look different this year, as do so many other aspects of our lives due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that celebrating in-person with only the me...
    Lauren Anderson
  • 5 Easy STEM Activities
    Math
    Eureka! 5 Easy Ways to Grow Kids' STEM Skills at Home
    Science, technology, engineering, and math (the "STEM" subjects) are important areas of learning for any student. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 8.6 million STEM-related jobs in the United States, and that figure is climb...
    Ashley McCann
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    School and Learning
    6 Tips for Parents to Improve and Troubleshoot Remote Learning
    If you’re managing school-age kids in the house while also juggling working from home, then you’ve likely experienced some tech-related meltdowns. Maybe the Wi-Fi went out and everyone’s meetings froze. Or your child’s outdated laptop is ...
    Marvin Maldonado
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    Coronavirus Resource Center
    Why & How to Form a Pandemic Pod
    When schools abruptly closed in our city on March 11 due to the first case of COVID-19, life with our four kids, including our twin high school seniors, was turned on its ear. With three teens and a seven-year-old, we knew that it would be challe...
    Laura Richards
  • 25 books games and indoor toys for winter
    Toys, Games, and Books
    The Best Indoor Toys, Books, and Games for Kids
    Likely you’ll be spending more time at home this winter as we continue to battle the COVID pandemic, which means it’s essential to have a variety of indoor activities on hand. We suggest a variety of games, activities, toys and books both for...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Summer Reading for Kids, Girl reading book with mother on a bed
    Summer Learning
    10 Everyday Ways to Keep Your Child Reading While Having Fun
    Reading is one of the most important skills you should try to boost outside of school. Foster your child's bookworm habits with these simple activities and tips that make reading so fun, he'll fill up his book chart in no time. ...
    Erin Dower
  • 20 educational YouTube channels for kids
    Homeschooling
    20 Educational YouTube Channels for Kids
    With many families homeschooling or taking part in some element of remote learning, more families than ever are taking advantage of educational YouTube channels for kids. For parents and guardians who are conscious of screen time, our list of 20 ...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 8 ways to celebrate Thanksgiving virtually
    Thanksgiving Activities and Traditions
    8 Virtual Thanksgiving Activities for Families
    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...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • getting the best sleep in turbulent times
    Sleep Disturbances
    Dealing With "Coronasomnia": How to Improve Sleep During Turbulent Times
    The coronavirus has impacted our daily lives and the global economy. Many of us are juggling teaching our children from home and working from home. But if there’s one thing we can take control of, it’s our sleep. Proper sleep has become such ...
    Taylor Jones, Vice President of Marketing & eCommerce at Soft-Tex
  • makeup can be very germy
    Germs
    Top Hot Spots for Germs
    We all know germs and bacteria are almost everywhere, but where can you find the worst cases of the cooties? Check out this list of germ-laden culprits, and find out how you can protect your family without going overboard. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • 14 Halloween COVID-19 Masks
    Halloween
    14 COVID Masks that Can Be Worn as a Halloween Costume for 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
  • 8 Trick or Treat Alternatives for 2020
    Halloween
    8 Alternatives to Trick or Treating During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    October has arrived, and families have one of the most exciting holidays for kids to look forward to at the end of this month, Halloween! Yes, we are still in the midst of a global pandemic, but that also means that families are in need of some n...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Creating a homeschool schedule for new homeschoolers
    Homeschooling
    How to Create a Homeschool Schedule That Works For Your Family
    Congratulations on your decision to homeschool! We are living through a very unique and challenging time in our lives as we make our way through a global pandemic, and following your gut to make the right decision for your children and your famil...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen