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Find illustrated guides to arts & crafts projects, holiday decorations, recipes, and gift ideas. Also, find great ideas for family activities as well as tips for making family travel fun.

  • Playdough

    6 Homemade Playdough RecipesEveryone has a favorite play doh recipe and we've included them here. You'll find the recipes that best suit your needs and the ingredients you have ready.
  • Mobile Apps

    21 Free Educational Apps for KidsFind the best free and educational mobile apps for toddlers, preschoolers, and kids.
  • Signs and Symptoms

    First Signs of PregnancyThe two-week wait to find out if you have conceived can feel like years if you are trying to have a baby. Find out the six earliest signs of pregnancy here
  • Setting Up the Nursery

    Where Should Newborns Sleep?Have you decided where your new bundle of joy will sleep when she comes home? We've rounded up all you need to know to ensure you make a safe choice.
  • Mobile Apps

    10 Apps for Parents to Monitor Kids' Mobile UseKids and mobile devices can be a scary mix. Whether you have a tablet-obsessed toddler or a smartphone-addicted teen, find free and paid options for apps that can help you monitor her online activity and set screen time limits.
  • Kids and Cell Phones

    Cell Phones at School: Should They Be Allowed?The question of whether cell phones should be allowed in schools has been hotly debated over the years. Check out the pros and cons to permitting cell phones in school.

    Wondering if you should get your child a cell phone? Check out our video below the slideshow to see if you've thought off the pros and cons.
  • Dilation and Effacement

    First Stage of LaborIt's important to be knowledgable of your pregnancy. Click here to find out more about the first stage of labor, including effacement and dilation.
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    ABCmouse.com offers a full, award-winning online curriculum for kids ages 2-8. Try it free for 30 days!

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  • 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"? Get age-appropriate tips for talking with your child about sex.
  • Mobile Apps

    Safety Beyond Facebook: 12 Social Media Apps Every Parent Should Know AboutLooking for a parents' guide to apps and modern online safety? Read on to learn which trendy new social media apps teens are flocking to these days, and get useful tips for protecting your child from cyberbullying and other hazards.
  • Outdoor Activities

    Top 10 Wintertime Neighborhood GamesWinter weather can be a great excuse to round up everyone in your neighborhood and get outside for some fresh air and exercise.
  • Healthy Pregnancy Diet

    Baby Wants a Pickle! The 10 Most Common Pregnancy Cravings and Why We Have ThemFind out what types of food pregnant women crave the most.
  • Camping

    Camping EssentialsCamping can be a fun and cheap family activity but it requires quite a few supplies. Find out what you'll need to pack for your next camping adventure.
  • Indoor Activities

    Top 10 Rainy Day ActivitiesKeep kids busy and occupied during those indoor rainy days with our entertaining family activities.
  • Choking

    Top 9 Choking FoodsThe AAP is calling for the food industry to change the design and labels of foods that pose a choking risk to young children. Read on to discover the biggest choking hazards, and find ways to make them a little safer for your child.
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  • Outdoor Activities

    Winter ActivitiesClick here to find fun winter activities for the slopes, trails, ice rink, and backyard for children of all ages.
  • New Year's Resolutions

    Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for FamiliesLooking for New Year's resolutions for kids and families? Get ideas for the best goals to set as a household in the coming year. Happy New Year!