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5 Reasons Kids (and Parents!) Love this New Smartwatch

Does it feel like you’re always sharing your phone, tablet or smartwatch with your kids? (“What’s the weather?” “Can I play a game?” “Ooh, pictures!”) With tech at every turn, it’s no surprise that kids love gadgets and gear just…

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Instagram Just Announced New Features to Majorly Upgrade Privacy for Teens

Three new features will make it safer for teens on the massively popular platform.

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Amazon Just Dropped an All-New Tablet, Exclusively for Older Kids

Today is the last day to find great deals on Amazon Fire Kids Pro tablets, Amazon Fire Kids tablets and more for Amazon Prime Day!
Have a kid? They’re probably into screens. Of course, we are too, because technology expands…

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3 Innovative New Toys That Prove PAW Patrol Rules

PAW Patrol does it again with three new toys your kid will crave, including their first-ever motorized vehicle, spinning helicopter and dual-lane racetrack!

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Red-Hot Gift Alert: You’ve Never Seen Anything Like This

Squeakee the Balloon Dog is puffed full of personality, responding to the sound of your voice with 60+ sounds and movements!

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3 Moms Share Their Must-Have Back-to-School Snack

Whether your littles will be in the classroom or learning virtually this year, there’s one school essential every parent needs to have on hand: Snacks!

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About YouTube Kids

To satisfy their curiosity and minimize your stress, managing your family’s experience is key, and exactly why we are loving the YouTube Kids app.

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13 Compliments You Need to Give Your Son

An open line of communication and positive feedback for your little guy are key.

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5 Must-Dos Before Giving Your Kid a Tablet or Phone

Help your family make the most of technology with a little help from Google.

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7 Ways to Prepare Your Teen for Class Trips

The hardest part of letting my daughters go on their school trips is to learn to trust that the years of raising and lessons will be enough to keep them safe in the long run.

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Verizon’s Newest Phone Plan Is Just for Kids

Here’s what parents should know before getting their kid a phone.

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Event Calendar FAQs

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Q: I liked the old calendar. Why the change?
A: Our events calendar is one of our most popular features, and our community has been asking for a lot of fun updates. We recently made the calendar…

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Facebook Stories for Groups Will Make Your Online Mom Groups So Much Better

Your favorite FB mom groups will never be the same again with this new feature.

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Here’s Why You’ll Need to Change Apple’s Screen Time Default Settings Pronto

Apple’s new take on parental controls aren’t actually child-appropriate.

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Drake’s “In My Feelings” Is Now a Back-to-School Meme in Classrooms Everywhere

This song of the late summer might be popping up in your kid’s school in hilarious ways.

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Do You REALLY Love Your PSL? There’s a Support Group for You Pumpkin-Heads

“Hi. My name is Mom and I’m addicted to Starbucks PSL.”

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Amazon Echo with Alexa

This Amazon Alexa Feature Might Just Be Its Most Important One Yet

Amazon has empowered Alexa users to give back in a BIG way.

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Experts Say “Enough Already” to Facebook’s Messenger Kids

Health experts are raising the alarm on Facebook’s latest app for kids.

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Amazon Prime for Teens? Yes, It’s a Real Thing!

Check out what Amazon has in store for teens whose parents have Prime memberships.

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Just Opened: The Jim Henson Exhibition

Run don’t walk to this show spotlighting the master puppeteer!

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These Kid-Generated Cartoons About Real Life Issues Are Worth Watching

This site gives kids a place to share their real-life stories with other kids.

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A Cool New Gadget That Connect Kids without a Screen

We found a cool new gadget that gets kids in touch with loved ones, without the extra screen time.

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5 Parents Who Have Mastered the Art of Parenting

You signed up for the hardest job on the planet when you became a parent. Some days, the task might seem insurmountable, but you can take some encouragement from the following parents who have mastered the art of parenting.
If…

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Why I Resolve Not to Diet Again

Sometimes I have thought that if I could have any superpower, I would want the power to eat everything I want to and have it all be a) good for me and b) not able to make me fat. This,…

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10 Ways Our Family is More Broken Than Blended

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Our society is so politically correct these days. But what if our insistence on using “positive” words actually detracts from the truth? What are we covering when we insist that our families are blended, instead of broken?
For me, I’d much…

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Helping Your Teens Talk About The Real Issues That Upset Them

How can you get your teenager to really talk to you? It’s a simple question, but for many parents, the answer feels quite complicated. Many teenagers find it difficult to talk about their feelings with one another, let alone an adult,…

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Just Opened: I Approve This Message at CMOM

A new exhibit provides lots of entry points to talk about the election — as well as some priceless photo ops!

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Sink Your Teeth Into These Five Tacoma Eateries

You already know Tacoma is chock-full of great places to play. But did you know it also has a bustling restaurant scene? Click through the gallery to see our favorite spots to grub.

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Brilliant Balloons That’ll Make Your Party Pop

Color us impressed with these awesome party balloons that totally wow.

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