• The 8 best laptops for kids in 2020
    Kids
    The Best Laptops for Kids for School
    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 featured i...
    Kristina Cappetta
  • 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
  • Attention Seeking Behaviors
    Discipline Strategies
    How to Handle an Attention-Seeking Child
    A 3-year-old appears happy to have a new little one in the house, but the sudden increase in temper tantrums tells a different story. A ten-year-old feels resentful of her older sister's academic success and the praise she receives for it and beg...
    Sharon Greenthal
  • 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
  • 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
  • kids on phones
    Kids
    The Best 10 Apps for Parents to Monitor Kids’ Mobile Use
    This article contains sponsored content.  Modern parents face some never before seen issues as kids as young as five and six now have their own cell phones and tablets. My son begged for a phone for years before we finally agreed to allow him o...
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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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
  • 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
  • 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