popular topics in kids

  • 10 great podcasts for kids of all ages
    Kids
    10 Podcasts for Kids
    Podcasts are a great alternative to shake up screen time and allow for good old-fashioned listening skills to bloom. Podcasts can easily be integrated into your existing homeschooling plan - children can utilize listening and comprehension skill...
    Brittany McCabe
  • 8 life skills to teach your kids during quarantine
    Coronavirus Resources for Parents
    8 Life Skills You Can Teach Your Kids At Home During Quarantine
    Though this time of quarantine is filled with challenges and difficult emotions, we can make the most of it as parents by using the time to teach kids life skills that they may not learn in school. Although it might take a little extra work upfro...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Teen girl standing at locker with cell phone
    Kids and Cell Phones
    Cell Phones at School: Should They Be Allowed?
    Should cell phones be allowed in school? A 2010 Pew Research Center study found that 65 percent of cell-owning teens bring their phones to school despite any bans that may be in place. Most schools now allow students to have cell phones but requi...
    Maya Cohen
  • 5 ways to teach kindness at home during coronavirus
    Coronavirus Resource Center
    Teaching Kindness At Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic
    The power of kindness is more important than ever right now. As we face a global pandemic and a time of fear and anxiety, our lives literally depend on the kindness and heroic efforts of strangers. This is a time to remember the power of kindness...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 5 ways to keep kids connected and social during social distancing
    Coronavirus Resources for Parents
    5 Ways Kids Can Stay Connected and Social While Social Distancing
    In these unprecedented times, we are all dealing with the effects of social distancing. Though we know it is absolutely essential to stay home whenever possible during this global pandemic, the physical distance from friends and loved ones can be...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 5 signs your kid has a screen addiction
    Kids
    5 Warning Signs of Screen Addiction
    Many parents today are just as concerned with the amount of time that their kids spend using screens as they are with how difficult it often is to pry them away from a screen. Though many experts in the field are split as to whether or not digita...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • 14-Year-Old Doesn
    Changes During Puberty
    I Need Help! Is my penis too small for my age?
    A 14-year-old wonders if his penis is too small for his age, and if he's developing too slowly. Our expert answers his questions. ...
  • 10 gender-neutral birthday party ideas for kids
    Birthday Party Themes
    10 Gender-Neutral Birthday Party Themes 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...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • building problem solving skills in children
    Social and Emotional Development
    The Importance of Problem Solving and How to Teach it to Kids
    Teach your kids to be brilliant problem solvers so they can shine. We get so lost as parents with all the demands to do more for our children—get better grades, excel at extracurricular activities, have good relationships—that we may be over...
    Tami Green
  • Two girls blowing with bubbles gifts
    Kids
    The Ultimate List of Gifts for 10 Year Old Girls
    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...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • Kids
    Stealing
    Why Kids Steal (And What to Do About It)
    Why Kids Steal -- and What to Do About It Point 1: Kids steal. Little kids steal a lot—from poor impulse control. It's a developmental stage; they want it, they take it. Older kids often steal, too. Your child is probably not evil or destined ...
  • Happy 10 Year old boy embracing mom for giving him a gift
    Kids
    The Ultimate List of Gifts for 10 Year Old Boys
    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...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • toddler girl facing big emotions, crying and screaming
    Kids
    Helping Children with Big Emotions
    “They go from 0 to 60 so fast!” “The behavior comes out of nowhere!” I hear these expressions every day at almost every school I enter by many adults I partner with.  They want a quick fix and all the answers pronto. They want me to wave...
    Megg Thompson
  • Mother using conscious discipline to correct her child
    Kids
    A Parent's Guide to Conscious Discipline
    As parents, we want to provide our children with the tools that they need to have a happy and healthy life. Parenting has changed since the time of our own childhoods, and we have access to more resources and information about parenting than our ...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Individuality
    I Did it All By Myself! An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Your Child Life Skills
    Are you preparing your child to be independent? Teaching your child life skills is not only important for self-care and sufficiency— it also allows him to feel empowered, works on socialization and reasoning, and helps develop healthy self-este...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Helicopter parent holding hothouse child
    Kids
    Helicopter Parenting May Lead to "Hothouse Children"
    It’s almost 2020 and labels are all the rage. From gendered pronouns to parenting styles, there’s a label for everything and everyone. No matter who you are, there is a label to help you identify with other like-minded individuals who have th...
    HeHe Stewart
  • family with their irish twins
    Kids
    Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Irish Twins
    Imagine finding out you’re pregnant again while you still have a newborn. The term “Irish Twins” refers to siblings born within a year of each other, and it definitely does happen. While birthing two babies in the span of a year has its cha...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • Mother and father reciting positive affirmations to their two children
    Kids
    8 Positive Affirmations for Kids
    I love collecting quotes—since high school, I have jotted down motivational quotes I love in a pretty notebook. I’m a big believer in positive affirmations and think giving yourself (and others) pep talks can be a mood booster for kids and ad...
    Rachel Sokol