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Helping Kids Understand the Difference between Tattling vs. Reporting

“There’s a difference between tattling and reporting. When kids understand the difference, they are more likely to report unsafe situations and real trouble.”

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Recall Alert: Hostess SnoBalls Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

Hostess SnoBalls were recently recalled for an undeclared coconut allergen issue.

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When Your Child Elopes

“Despite all the precautions, in one second, in the blink of an eye, my greatest fear could come true.”

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Today I’m Taking on the World like Wonder Woman

“I may not have the gold bracelets and lasso like when I was younger and watched my idol fight on TV while wearing the same outfit, but friends, I have my Wonder Woman mug to fill me up with the strength to take on today.”

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That One Night

Photo: Catherine Myman Kaplan
We spend most of our children’s lives telling them not to take anything from strangers and definitely do not go to their homes. Except once a year when it becomes totally okay to do those two…

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When You Don’t Hear from Your Family

“I have an amazing group of friends and our parents. We are loved. But to hear from you would have meant something. It would make a scary and confusing time a little bit better.”

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The #1 Safety Tip All Parents Should Know

“As a parent, you already know how wonderful—and stressful—kids can be. Take the time to reduce some of that stress by learning how to help save them from their wonderfully curious selves.”

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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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According to WalletHub These Are 2020’s Safest Cities in America

The personal-finance website determined the safest cities to live in.

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Giving Yourself Permission to Say ‘No’

“What’s really happening here is parents feel guilty when they decide to deny their children–or their children’s schools–anything. And feeling guilty is a hard habit to break.”

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Get into the Spirit with Nickelodeon’s “Nickmas” Lineup

The premiere of “Baby Shark’s Big Show!” is finally here!

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To the Mom Who Left Her Abuser

“To the brave mamas that scooped up her children, without a dime in her pocket or any idea how she was going to make it, and chose to save herself and her family from any more pain at the hands of their abuser—I think you’re brave.”

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Maggie Simpson in “Playdate with Destiny” Comes to Disney+

Matt Groening shared a handwritten note on social media revealing the big news.

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This 5-Year-Old Paid Off Students’ Lunch Debt with a Hot Cocoa Stand

One person can make a difference no matter how old they are.

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These 7 Holiday Safety Products Are Solving Common Problems in Simple Ways

From a fire alarm that hangs right on your Christmas tree to a way to keep track of your kids in the mall, these innovative products are all about holiday safety.

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CBS All Access Is Launching Kids Programming from Nickelodeon & More

CBS is giving you more ways to watch your favorite shows.

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5 Critical Social Media Habits to Teach Your Kids

Technology has been both a blessing and a curse on our society. Follow these tips to empower your kids to use social media in a positive way.

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Angelina Jolie Shares the Advice She Gives Her Daughters On Women’s Rights

Both her daughters and sons benefit from her knowledge.

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This New Study on Sunscreen Chemicals Will Surprise You

You’ll want to read this before you stock up on sunscreen.

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3 Ways to Keep Kids Safe Online, So You Don’t Have to Ban the Internet

So that “Momo challenge” thing isn’t real—but the fact that parents need to be watching their kids’ online definitely is.

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Should You Watch “Bird Box” on Netflix? Sandra Bullock Says All Moms Can Relate

Not sure if you can handle “Bird Box” on Netflix? Here’s a spoiler-free preview.

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Do You Have a Family Code Word? Here’s Why You Might Want One ASAP

This simple tactic may have saved one 10-year-old girl’s life.

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Here’s Why Halloween Should Be Moved to the Last Saturday of October

“Halloween is arguably the most kid-focused holiday of the entire year, and we observe it on a school night eight out of every 10 years.”

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Middle School Is Their Dress Rehearsal for Life

“Middle school is supposed to be messy. It’s how kids mature.”

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Thomas the Tank Engine Gets a Shiny New Look with a New Movie & TV Series

Get ready: Thomas the Tank Engine has a new movie and a new TV series pulling into town on Nick Jr.!

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5 Kids’ Shows with LGBTQ Characters

These shows are paving the way for inclusivity.

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This Common Stroller Hack Can Actually Be Super Dangerous In the Heat

This simple trick could do far more harm than good.

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Beyonce Pens Powerful Essay about the Twins’ Scary Birth Story & Her Recovery

Beyonce opens up about her daunting childbirth experience in a powerful, candid essay for “Vogue.”

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7 Smart Hacks for Safer Family Camping

Use these tips and tricks to have a fun and safe camping experience.

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How Families Can Help Puerto Rico as Hurricane Season Starts

Hurricane season officially started June 1, and the still-rebuilding island may be in the path of danger yet again.

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This Couple Made a Harry Potter Reading Room in Their Home & It’s Stunning

There’s cosplay, and then there’s basically living in the movie, like this couple.

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