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Updated: May 15, 2019

Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Ornamental Garden

Landscaping with a Green Thumb: The Ornamental Garden

Gardening with your family can be fun, and it can be a great way to teach your kids about nature and the environment. If you'd like to see green plants, flowers, shrubs, and trees in your yard instead of just a broad expanse of lawn, you're on your way to an environmentally friendly landscape. Just be sure to follow "green" practices and opt for a low-maintenance garden.

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Updated: November 11, 2020

The 60 Best Dad Jokes of All Time

The best dad jokes of 2020

There is something about dad jokes that foster a weird mixture of satisfaction with a dash of annoyance. Maybe it's the fact that dad jokes are short, corny, and relatively harmless that makes them so lovable. Or perhaps it's the sparkle in dad's eye when he knows he's about to get super cheesy?

More: 40 Thanksgiving Jokes For Kids

Teaching Kids How to Behave with the Opposite Sex

Teaching Kids How to Behave with the Opposite Sex

Proper conduct between the sexes can be puzzling and troublesome even for those of us who have had years of practice. Imagine how difficult it must be for children and teenagers. No area of etiquette is changing faster. What was once considered polite might now be considered insulting. What was once common sense might now be irrelevant.

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Books for Ages 2-4

Books for Ages 2-4

Agapanthus Hum and Major Bark, by Jennifer Plecas
When she loses a tooth, Agapanthus discovers that she can make an angel hoot by blowing through the hole in her smile.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, by Bill Martin
Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a mother looking at them.

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by: Katy Abel

Stamping Out Teen Smoking

Stamping Out Teen Smoking

Teen Smoking Rates Decline, but Quitting Is Still a Challenge

Sixteen-year-old Haley A.'s New Year's resolution is to not criticize other people. As admirable asthat goal may be, Haley's mother wishes her daughter had made another resolve: to quit smoking. But the teenis indifferent to the idea. She enjoys smoking, and at five or six cigarettes a day, does not believe she isaddicted to nicotine.

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Updated: March 2, 2021

The 5 Best Infant Car Seats According to Real Parents

5 best infant car seats in 2020 according to parents

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 in this post, we may receive a small commission for it.

Updated: May 15, 2019

How to Reduce Worry

How to Reduce Worry

(From Protecting the Gift. Copyright 1999 by Gavin de Becker. Published by The Dial Press. Reprinted with permission.)

Why you worry

All the energy a new mother might once have put into protecting herself she now puts into protecting her baby - because it is herself, literally a physical part of her. Author (and mother) Elizabeth Stone has said that the decision to have a child is momentous because ''it is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.''

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Finding an Adoption Agency

Finding an Adoption Agency

How do you locate a reputable and competent adoption agency? Many people merely pick up the Yellow Pages and start dialing every number listed under “Adoption.” Not a good idea. The agency with the splashiest advertisement isn't necessarily the best one. (Although it might be.) Forget about making your agency choice solely by choosing the agency with the nicest website or the cutest photos of babies on the Internet. They might be the right agency for you, but you should check out other agencies, too.

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Updated: June 21, 2021

A Complete Guide to Potentially Dangerous Apps for Kids

young girl using potentially dangerous apps on ipad

Pop quiz: What is Voxer? If you're scratching your head, it's time to read up on the trendy new social media apps kids are using. Friending your child on Facebook is now just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to online safety. Click through to see some of the sites and new apps tweens and teens are flocking to these days, and get useful tips for protecting your child from cyberbullying and other online safety hazards.

Updated: December 30, 2021

35 of the Best Board Games for Kids for 2021 and 2022

Best Board Games

Editor's Note: We know raising kids can be challenging. That's why we're dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We want to let you know that if you choose to purchase one of the items featured in this post, we may receive a small commission for it.

Board games are a great, inexpensive way for families to spend quality time together, especially on cold or rainy days. Check out our favorite classic board games for kids, plus the top games of this year.

Adoption: When Problems Occur with Birthparents

Adoption: When Problems Occur with Birthparents

Although your relationship with the birthparents may start out great, sometimes problems develop later on. Keep in mind that relationships with family members (including one's own parents) are sometimes strained, so it shouldn't be surprising if problems occasionally surface with an open adoption.

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Updated: February 14, 2022

A Parent's Guide to Choosing Age-Appropriate Baby Toys

Age Appropriate Toys

When choosing toys for a child, it's important to consider not only their age, but also their stage of development. Different stages mean different skills, and that, in turn means different ways of interacting with, and enjoying a toy.

Whew! That sounds complicated! But you don't need a degree in child development to crack the code. You just need to understand the basics.

And that's why we're here.

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Books for Younger Teens

Books for Younger Teens

Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.

Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbitt
The Tuck family is confronted with an agonizing situation when they discover that a ten-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret about a spring whose water prevents one from ever growing older.

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Updated: March 2, 2021

The Best Baby Shower Gifts for Moms-to-Be

15 of the best baby shower gifts for moms-to-be

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Updated: March 2, 2021

A Minimalist Approach to All of the Baby "Stuff You Need" On Your Registry

pregnant woman taking minimalist approach to baby shopping

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Window Cleaning

Window Cleaning

Materials

  • Glass cleaner (or vinegar and water)
  • Paper towels or dry cloths
  • Small, portable stepladder
  • Soft brush
Directions

Offering your services as a window cleaner will bring you plenty of customers. You should offer to clean windows both on the inside and the outside.

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Snow or Leaf Removal

Snow or Leaf Removal

Materials

  • Snow shovel
  • Whisk broom
  • Leaf rake
  • Yard broom
  • Large bags
Directions

A snow-shoveling service is in great demand in those areas of the country where winter snowfalls are the rule rather than the exception. Be available to clear driveways, sidewalks, and steps immediately after it has stopped snowing. On most days, this will mean doing the work before school. For a steady income, arrange a winter-long contract with neighbors.

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Online Trading for Kids

Online Trading for Kids

Kids with an interest in computers and computer games probably read PC, Wired, EM2, and similar magazines. They see people in their 20s who were formerly called geeks but now are creating the fastest-growing Internet companies. Kids also see how these companies have gone public and have made these young owners instant millionaires. So, the idea of the stock market isn't an unfamiliar one to many kids.

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