• 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
  • kids on phones
    Kids
    10 Apps for Parents to Monitor Kids' Mobile Use
    Kids and mobile devices can be a scary mix. Whether your toddler is just starting to use your family tablet or iPad or your teen has a new smartphone of her own, check out the wide variety of apps and software — free and paid — that you can u...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 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 featu...
    Elisa Cinelli
  • an age-by-age guide to teaching kids about "the birds & the bees"
    Talking About Sex
    An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Kids About "The Birds & The Bees"
    What should kids call their private parts? How do I explain where babies come from? Should I give my child a heads up about puberty? When should we have the "big talk"? These are just a few of the many questions you might have about talking with ...
    Erin Dower
  • 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 featu...
    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
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    Extreme Sports
    Kids and Extreme Sports
    Kids and Extreme Sports Are Team Sports Becoming Passé? Though traditional sports like football, basketball, and hockey aren't exactly going out of style, the world of so-called extreme sports keeps growing in popularity. Kids and adults alik...
    Kyanna Sutton
  • 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
  • 10 Positive Affirmations
    Kids
    10 Positive Affirmations for Kids + How to Use Them
    As parents and caregivers, we want our children to be happy, healthy, and safe. Protecting and nurturing their mental health is one incredibly important way to do this. Mental health affects everything from physical health to self esteem and self...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • The Best Children
    Dealing With Bullies
    11 Children's Books About Bullying, Teasing & Empathy
    Bullying is a serious issue, and reading children's books on the topic can help kids understand it better and have healthier relationships with their peers. Whether your child has been a victim of bullying or a participant in bullying or he just ...
    Erin Dower
  • 3 kids looking at Santa and his reindeer under moonlight sky.
    Kids
    How to Tell Your Kids About Santa: A Step-by-Step Guide
    As the winter holiday season approaches, it also becomes a time of constant stories, images, decorations, and traditions involving Santa Claus for many families who celebrate Christmas. There is so much to love about Santa—the magic, the memori...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • mom talking to crying daughter about emotional literacy
    Kids
    Developing Emotional Literacy in Kids and How to Foster It Over Time
    What is the biggest challenge your family faces? Financial challenges? Getting time together? The distraction of social media? Quarreling? However, you answer that question, there is one root and one path to creating something different. Surpris...
    Dan Newby
  • picky eater little kid
    Kids
    How to Help Picky Eaters Get the Nutrients They Need
    Whether your kiddos are budding foodies or the stingiest pickers, they still need help getting the nutrients they need to help them grow, boost their immune system and promote overall wellness. However, getting kids used to eating the vegetables,...
    Mitzi Dulan