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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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
  • 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.
  • Mobile Apps

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

    6 Safe Search Engines for KidsThese safe search engines for kids offer prescreened sites and age-appropriate filters and content, so your child can have the freedom to browse the Internet while you have peace of mind that he is staying safe online.
  • Best Toys

    Top 10 New Outdoor Toys for SummerIt's time to stock up on summer toys for your kids. Check out these fun new summer toys, games, and products for yard and beach playtime.
  • Educational Websites

    Best Learning Websites for Toddlers and PreschoolersAn influx of online games for toddlers has made learning colors, numbers, and letters easier than ever. We've gathered a list of the best websites for you and your tot to explore and enjoy.
  • Activities for Babies

    It's Playtime, Baby! 12 Simple Developmental Activities to Try with Your Tot Stumped on ideas for how to play with your baby? These fun and easy activities help stimulate your infant's development -- and bring on some adorable smiles and giggles.
  • Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • Car Games

    Top Toys for Traveling ToddlersKeep the kiddies focused on fun during long car or plane rides with one of these perfect travel toys for kids of all ages.
  • 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.