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Keeping the Holidays Simple & Festive

A few ideas that acknowledge the past, express gratitude and incorporates silly fun to make this holiday season just as fun as previous years.

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This School Offers Classes for Future Leaders of the World

Have a brainiac in your life? Keeping them challenged can be, well, a challenge. Dedimus Potestatem provides fun, academically challenging programs to students in elementary, middle and high school.

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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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What Is Tech Shabbat and Why We Started It during the Pandemic

“The goal has been to significantly reduce our screen time (at least for one day) and spend some quality time together as a family. Six months later, we still have Saturday screen-free days and surprisingly, it’s gone better than expected.”

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What’s Wrong With the Education System? And How Do We Fix It?

Photo: 1. Maren Winter 2. biker3
When any system grows too big, it begins to break down. This is evidenced all around us. The education system, various systems of religion, the healthcare system, the justice system, the banking system, the…

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How Do I Talk to My Kids about the Election?

Joann Suen, co-founder of Xyza: News for Kids, explains how to debunk politics for young minds and bring the debate home to your dinner table.

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What Your Teen Can Teach You About Social Media

“As parents, maybe we can learn from our teenagers and acknowledge that there is so much more to social media than the negatives.”

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How Many Times Do You Say Chugga Before Choo Choo? This Is One Hot Debate

People have some pretty strong opinions on this one—what’s yours?

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Microsoft’s Adaptive Xbox Controller Ad Totally Won the Super Bowl

This is about so much more than just video games.

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Genetically Modified Foods Will Receive 2 New Labels, Starting in 2020

When it comes to GMO foods, the USDA asks, “To BE or not to BE?”

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6 Red Tricycle Editors Reveal Their Most Memorable Christmas Tree Moments

Our own Red Tricycle editors divulged their family’s most memorable Christmas tree moments, from the hilarious to the endearing.

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Candy Corn: You Either Love It or Hate It. But What about Sour Patch Candy Corn?

Will Sour Patch Kids change the way you feel about candy corn?

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Study Examines How Modern Screens Like Smartphones & Tablets Impact Kids

Excessive screen use is linked to a higher risk of developing ADHD.

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J. Crew Released a Feminist T-Shirt for Boys & People Had LOTS of Thoughts

The phrase “I am a feminist too” printed on a child’s t-shirt has elicited quite the reaction online.

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How to say “No” to Your Kids (Without Losing Your Mind)

I am an overexplainer. It’s a weird trait for an introvert, but I feel that my kids will benefit from a full explanation and understanding of situations, decisions, and circumstances. But sometimes the questions are just. Too. MUCH! Scott and…

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This Robotic Bassinet Has Sparked a Massive Debate Among Parents

Not everyone agrees on the benefits of a robotic baby-rocker.

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What’s a Dumb Phone? This New Phone Is Social Media-Free & Parents Take Note

This “smartphone” alternative could actually be one of the smartest things parents can get for their over-connected kids.

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Funny parenting tweets

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: January 26, 2018

Twitter moms and dads have been putting their 280 characters to good use this week.

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Would You Dye Your 2-Year-Old’s Hair Hot Pink? This Mom Did

This mom’s IG video has started a heated debate as to what age is acceptable for kids to dye their hair.

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Do You Call Your Pets Furbabies? People Have Strong Opinions About This

The debate is on whether dogs and cats are like kids.

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The Doc (as in, McStuffins) Will See You Now at Discovery Cube

The doc will see you now, as Doc McStuffins fabulous new interactive exhibit opens in LA!

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Whole Foods Is Cutting Prices & Amazon Prime Members Will Be Getting Even Bigger Discounts

Get ready for a “whole” new shopping experience at Whole Foods.

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This Is How You Win an Argument With a Toddler

Negotiating with toddlers can be challenging, but here’s the secret to defeating a case of the “whys.”

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How My Family Slowly but Surely Adjusted to a New Life

It always rains in Seattle they say, but not this summer. The wetter is lovely and the surroundings are beautiful. Coming from the Netherlands which is mostly flat with pastures and water, this is completely different.

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The 5 Real Stages of Accepting Your Kid’s YouTube Ambitions

When my first born turned six years old, he was introduced to the intriguing and regrettably addictive world of Minecraft. Inevitably, my kid declared that he too was going to grow up and become a YouTuber, just like his idol.

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More Star Wars Movies! In Which Order Do You Show Them to Your Kids

It’s a debate that spans galaxies and ages, but here are the big three.

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To The Working Mom Who Called me “Spoiled” For Being A Stay at Home Mom

Being a mom is the most precious gift of god. It is a feeling that is unimaginably precious. And enjoying this motherhood journey brings true joy and satisfaction in our life. But as a human tendency, we never skip a…

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Love in Marriage When You Have Littles

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When my husband, Sam, and I first got together our love was easy. We’d go to dinner, get drinks, or jump in the car on a whim and go camping for the weekend. We knew that when…

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