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New Health & Safety Innovations for Babies & Toddlers

Check out the latest air purifiers, sterilizers, bottle warmers, ear thermometers, car seats and baby monitors around.

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31 Subscription Boxes Kids Will Love

Not sure what to buy for the kid who has everything? Gift a subscription kit or service, a present that she’ll use year-round.

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A Better Baby Napper: Boost Baby’s Sleep with a Smart Bassinet

Rocking, swaddling & baby monitoring! These nappers have it all.

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Help Is on the Way: Online & App Resources for Expectant & New Parents

Get answers to your pregnancy and baby questions without having to leave your home.

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Reach Out: NYC’s Top Parenting & Support Groups

Now more than ever it’s important to connect. Find your online tribe here!

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Want to Connect With Your Child? Try Technology

“Despite my efforts to reduce screentime and connect with my kids, it wasn’t working. So then I tried this and suddenly we are engaging, laughing and sharing inside jokes.”

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These Mom Inventions Are Changing the Toy & Play Landscape

Your go-to list for the best kids and baby toys, services and more.

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“We Can Do Hard Things:” Building Resilience in Kids

“Every time our kids work through big and small challenges, they are building their skills for resilience and perseverance. This develops slowly through life experience, practice, and with the support of caring adults.”

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Top of The Heap: Our Favorite Manhattan Playgrounds

Tis the season for climbing, scaling and sliding. These are our top spots to do so uptown, downtown, and in between!

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Can Video Games Help a Child’s Learning & Development?

“Now there’s a more balanced view of video games and how they can help kids learn, grow and thrive.”

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The Day the Tables Turned

“I suddenly found myself trying to flip the switch from teacher, to mom. I wasn’t advocating for accommodations for my students anymore, I was doing it for my own child.”

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Being Okay with the Stage of Motherhood You’re In Now

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I just finished an early morning exercise class. It was only 45 minutes long. By about minute 40, right when the final stretch got underway, I took a second to look around. Half the class…

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Black-Owned Businesses New Moms Should Know About

Shop for new moms, babies, toddlers and moms-to-be at these Black-owned businesses.

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5 Top Subscription Toy Boxes for Young Kids

Make learning fun for your kids and toy-buying easy for you with these baby toy subscription boxes that deliver educational fun right to your door.

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I’m Not like Most 25-Year-Old Moms

No matter what your age, finding your mom tribe can be the difference between feeling all alone and saving your life.

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Epic Baby Sleep Guide: Expert Advice & What to Expect in the First Year

Want to know how to create good sleep habits for your baby and which sleep tools really work? Read on for expert tips to baby sleep.

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Trying to Keep Up With Distance Learning? These Tips Will Actually Help

For many of us, whether we like it or not, distance learning is still a thing. Here’s how to navigate it effectively, all without losing your cool.

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Delaying Preschool or Daycare Because of COVID-19? Here’s What to Do at Home

“With the onset of COVID-19, many parents have been forced to delay their toddler’s entry into daycare or preschool. Here are things you can do with your child to help mimic what they would learn and be more prepared when you are ready to send them.”

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10 Afterschool Activities for Kids That Need Action!

“Physical activity helps a child stay regulated (process and adjust to their environment) and promotes the maturation of their nervous system and is even associated with higher academic performance!”

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These Are the Best States to Raise a Family, According to WalletHub

The study also includes the worst states to raise a family, too.

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So Long, 2020! 28 Virtual Events to Ring in the New Year with Your Kids

Get out the streamers, set up your balloon drop and dress in all your bling—there’s tons of kid-friendly events happening for New Year’s Eve!

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New Year’s Eve Celebrations the Whole Family Will Love

From a ceremonial bell ringing to parties that celebrate at noon, we’ve got loads of options to welcome in the new decade.

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NYC’s Best Kid-Friendly 2020 New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Here’s the latest on Times Square’s bash, the best online celebrations and daytime activities to do together!

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LA Playgrounds Close, Then Reopen: The Latest on the County’s Orders

Plus everything you need to know about visiting them safely.

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How a Parenting Coach Helped Save Our Family (& My Sanity)!

“From the very first call, I felt relieved that I had someone to help me. Parent coaching, I learned, was going to help me get in touch with my parenting priorities and values.”

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The Unexpected Bonus of How Piano Lessons Helped Me Bond with My Kids

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Who knew piano lessons could help me bond with my children and prevent dementia at the same time?!?
When I signed my girls up for piano lessons last year, I had no idea what I was…

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This Cute New Doll Helps Make Potty Training Fun

Baby born Surprise’s latest doll, Magic Potty Surprise, helps you teach your little one how to go to the potty on a real potty.

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Sesame Street Supports Families as Kids Adjust to a New Normal This Back-to-School Season

This back-to-school season is unprecedented. Millions of preschoolers and kindergarteners will need to follow new and unfamiliar safety measures at school and at daycare while others will start the school year online. Young children may find the new guidelines and…

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How to Find Peace with Screen Time

“To find the balance with screens that work for your family, here are some insights to help you develop a healthy relationship with screens during quarantine and beyond.”

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Study Shows Children Make Progress When Given Space

Sitting back and watching is good for the parent’s mental health.

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Home, Bittersweet Home

“I have to trust that I’ve given my kids the love and guidance they need to survive with us and on their own, pandemic or not. This story is not yet over, but of course, I’m hoping for a real happy ending.”

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12 Podcasts Every Mom Needs in Her Life Right Now

However you conquer the day, these podcasts for moms make it a little easier to whistle while you work.

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