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Blaming versus Giving the Benefit of the Doubt

What does attribution style have to do with parenting? A lot more than you realize.

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Kevin Hart Adds Children’s Book Author to His Resume

Is there anything Kevin Hart can’t do? His debut children’s book Marcus Makes a Movie is set to be published by Crown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books. The first in a series, Marcus Makes…

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10 Mindfulness Exercises Kids Can Do in the Car

“These ten activities can help bring mindfulness into your daily routine and kids think they are calming and fun.”

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30 of the Funniest Santa Photo Fails of the Season

We’ve rounded up of some of the funniest photos of kids trying—and failing—to get a perfect picture with Santa. Just try not to laugh!

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Facts, Lies, and What I Love about Encyclopedia Brittanica

“Sometimes I wish a salesman would come to the door and reduce my kid’s academic stress with a full 22-volume set of World Book Encyclopedias.”

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This Teen Interning at NASA Just Discovered a New Planet

Your junior astronomers can join in the planetary hunt too.

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7 Non-Boring Chores That Teach Kids Responsibility

Shores are a great way of helping kids build their independence and work ethic while teaching them responsibility as well as valuable life skills.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: October 5, 2018

Hilarious tweets from our favorite witty Twitter parents.

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Helicopter, Hover or Hands-Off: Knowing When to Step In

My daughter starts soccer tomorrow. When the team rosters were sent out last week, I noticed that three of her friends were on a team together, whereas she was put on a different team with five other people she didn’t…

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3 Unexpected Reasons Why “It Takes a Village” Makes So Much Sense as a New Parent

I remember coming across the saying “it takes a village” when I was about two months into new parenthood, and thinking to myself that I couldn’t agree more. This new phase of life is an incredible journey—full of challenges and…

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Tom Hanks Will Play Mister Rogers in New Biopic & All Is Right With the World

Sony TriStar Pictures just announced that Tom Hanks will star as the beloved children’s TV host.

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Pocket Points Are an Inspired Way to Teach Your Kids the Value of Money (& Time) Well Spent

Happy New Year everyone! I hope your holiday season was exactly what you were wishing for. Jon and I are trying out a new system of pocket money this year. I honestly felt like a bank by the end of…

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8 Going on 28: How to Make Sure Your Kiddo Isn’t Adulting Too Soon

Recently, my oldest daughter informed us that she did not want to change her younger brother’s poopy diapers. On the surface, it seemed like a reasonable request. After all, I wanted to avoid changing his diapers too.
Then, it hit…

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You’ll Love This Boy’s Letter to the Tooth Fairy, but You’ll Love the Hilarious Response Even More

This little boy was hoping to up the ante on the value of his lost tooth, but what he got back was priceless.

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New Study Finds Pet Dogs Help Reduce Kids’ Stress

Can dogs help kids feel calmer? It all depends if they’re close buddies.

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To Raise Better Kids, Say No

Here’s why saying no to your kids can actually make them better people.

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Why skipping homework could be the key to successful students

Every parent of a school-age child has been there. It’s that moment when you say the words, “It’s homework time,” and receive the dreaded response, “Nooooo!” It’s tempting throw in the towel and not push it, considering the battle that’s…

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Sorry Kids, I’m No Betty Crocker

I am a firm believe we are all born with innate skills. Skills that usually flourish over time the more we use them. When I was a kid I always liked making pancakes on the weekend for breakfast and macaroni…

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A Second-Grade-Teacher’s ‘No Homework’ Policy Is Going Viral

It’s Back to School time, and what would make this season even better? According to one teacher, no homework. Brandy Young, a second-grade teacher in Godley, Texas, wrote that after “much research over the summer… there will be no formally…

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Your Dream Job Is Waiting: Come Work as Our PDX Editor

Come work for us as our Portland Editor!

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We’re Hiring a Chicago Editor!

Come work for us as our Chicago Editor!

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A 1,000-Foot-Long Slip ‘n’ Slide is Coming to Town

Seattle has never seen anything like this before! Here’s what you need to know before you Slide the City.

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We’re Seeking a Temporary PT Editor in New York

We’re seeking a temporary PT Editor in New York. This is a true work-from-home position. Click through to learn more!

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Join the Red Tricycle Team, We’re Hiring!

Red Tricycle is a digital media company that provides smart and savvy hyper-local content to its ever-expanding online community of parents in cities nationwide. Our mission is simple: To help parents have more fun with their kids, by offering the…

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