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New (& Cool) Kids’ Shows Coming to Netflix in October

Let’s just say these new titles are scary good.

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7 Funny (& Safe) YouTube Channels for Kids

We did the research for you, and it’s hilarious!

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The Lorax x Pottery Barn Kids

Pottery Barn Kids Launches New Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Collection

The collection includes personalized bedding, pillows and wall art.

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The Day I Realized Why I Shouldn’t Silence My Daughter

“Maybe it was a part of me finally waking up. That part of me that has trouble taking a compliment without deflecting it or negating it. That part that reflexively says, ‘I’m sorry’ when someone bumps into me. That part that stays quiet when I’m hurt because I don’t want to cause a fuss. That part.”

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10 Fun Reasons Parents Should Use Snapchat with Their Kids (Seriously!)

Photo: Shelby Spear
Think Friday night, 11 pm, you and the hubs, empty house.
Exactly!

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What better scenario for a round of sending asinine snapchats to your young adult kids who are off doing their…

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How to Talk to Your Child about Racial Differences

Don’t be afraid to acknowledge racial differences, albeit in a positive way, pointing out your child’s or someone else’s wonderful hair or beautiful skin.

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The Best Christmas Light Displays in Austin

Get into the holiday spirit when you visit these epic Christmas light displays!

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The Brutally Honest Dad’s Guide to the Grand Canyon with Your Kid

The Grand Canyon. Yep, for this Dad, once is enough. 

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The Wicked/Frozen Mashup Musical Now Playing Off-Broadway

This tongue-in-cheek production for older kids offers more satire (for less cash) that its Broadway inspiration!

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A New Holiday Tradition to Add to Your Family’s Must-Do List

Intricately-designed handmade buildings, whimsical trains and a Christmas-y vibe makes the Bloedel Reserve’s Holiday Village a must-see attraction.

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The Truth About Parenting: 7 Things Parents Need to Hear

Parenting. It’s not for the faint of heart!

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Raising children is a full time, high stakes job for which most parents receive little to no training. This volunteer position is unpaid with zero hope of…

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6 Ways to Make Your Kids Love Reading

 
Photo: all of them are free for use, first two are my own images,
Encouraging children to love reading has always been a challenge for parents and teachers. Reading is an essential skill not only in education, but in…

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She Learned It From Me

I have always hated the game Simon Says. For those of you unfamiliar with this frustrating activity, let me break it down for you. It’s a childhood game where someone stands before you and a group of people pretending to…

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Your Daily Dose of Laughter: 6 Hilarious Sibling Videos

There’s no comedic group better than the one in your own home! Check out these funny siblings who have all taken center stage in the video-sphere.

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These Viral Videos of 2015 Will Make Your Heart Melt

Did you catch all the viral joys of 2015? Watch them here!

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These Notes From Teachers Are Too Funny

Kids can say and do the darndest things, even when they’re at school. And when things get too out of hand, teachers or school officials will send the student home with a note. Fortunately for us, some notes home are…

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The Cutest Kids on the Ellen Show

Leave it to Ellen to find the most amazingly talented kids in the world!

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Baby can’t figure out which twin is “Dada”

As if there isn’t enough wonder and mystery in a baby’s world, this youngster is adorably confused after meeting his dad’s twin brother. Stephen Ratpojanakul posted a video on his Facebook of his son meeting his twin for the first…

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Travel the World with These Lonely Planet Kids Books

Discover engaging and educational reads that’ll open their eyes to new worlds and cultures near and far.

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Six brothers welcome their first sister

For 13 years, the Lair family had boy after boy. . . until their seventh child turned out to be a girl. In this video, the six brothers meet their new baby sister – and their reactions range from adorable…

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Date Night: Food-Friendly Washington Wines

Shannon Borg from Seattle Magazine writes:

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When people talk about “food-friendly” wines, what do they mean? Wine and food just naturally go together, right? Well, yes. And no. Sometimes you just want a glass of…

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Dragon’s Lair

Even though kids science kits oft do not elicit the same adrenaline rush and squeals of victory and defeat as Game Boys do, the kits, as well as other low-tech educational games and toys, are still in demand and kickin…

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