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One Cool Thing: Infant Optic’s New Upgraded Video Monitor

This parent-fave video monitoring system has a new model based on feedback directly from parents and caregivers and it’s better than ever.

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The Cartoon That Taught My Daughter Her First Swear Word

“This is a true story about YouTube content gone wrong, and sadly, one that a lot of parents are familiar with.”

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We All Need This Pandemic Pick-Me-Up Poem Right Now

The world is a little wacky at the moment but this poem will help make it feel less so.

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The Best Environmental Movies for an Earth Day Movie Night

Check out Common Sense Media’s list of popular movies about Earth and its living creatures for Earth Day.

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5 Ways Parents Can Keep Their Kids Safe Online

Essential ways to keep up with kid’s online lives and help protect their online activity.

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Grown-Up Games to Play After the Kids Are in Bed

Can’t take another round of Mouse Trap? Wait until the kids are in bed and bust out some of these hilarious grown-up games at your next dinner party or date night.

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How to Stop Your Babysitter from Texting & Tweeting on the Job

Here are a few things to keep in mind when talking to your babysitter about your digital rules.

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10 Tips for Rocking Family Road Trips—from a Mom of 4

Some parents of twins cope with newborn chaos by camping out at home. We survived by staying on the move and buckling up for the wild ride ahead. We warmed up by strolling our twins home from the hospital, ramped it…

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This Mom Needed Support—Not Mocking—in Viral Video of 8-Hour Toddler Tantrum

The man who filmed this is clearly NOT a parent—and worse, did nothing to help.

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Before You Click That Weird Video on Facebook Messenger, Read This

Another critically important reminder to think before you click on social media.

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Fun Experiences (& Easy Travel Tips) from My Family’s Australian Adventures

I was a little skeptical about taking a two week trip with my husband and two boys. It’s always a little more complicated to travel with kids, especially when everyone has such different interests. As it would turn out, we…

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Antibiotic Use In Childhood Linked To Immune Diseases, According To Study

Research has uncovered a link between antibiotic use in children and immune diseases.

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Just Opened: Mummies at AMNH

You’ve never seen them like this before!

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Your Kid Ate What?!

Kids eat bizarre, jaw dropping things. I should know. I once walked out of the bathroom to find a giant, raw pork chop hanging out of my tiny toddler’s mouth! Check out some of these unconventional munchies that kids have…

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Why Toy Fair 2016 Pissed Me Off

Toy Fair in New York City has been an annual ritual for 114 years. Brilliant and dedicated people come from all over the world to share their inventive new wares.
As a first time attendee the number of booths and…

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When Your Toddler Is Confronted By An Adult

Photo: IGLU Soft Play/Love To Know
A few weeks ago, I took my 3-year-old daughter, Harper to her friend’s birthday party. Pizza and cake were served, presents were opened and kiddies enjoyed playing dolls, chase and all things energetic with…

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In Defense of the Reading Log

Photo: Leah Singer
It seems that every year when back-to-school season rolls around, the “death to the reading log” posts start making their way online. The main argument from the parents urging the reading log’s demise is that forcing kids…

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What You Shouldn’t Order at Restaurants, According to Kitchen Workers

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We’re doing you a favor. And by ‘we,’ we mean the lovely Internet people of Reddit. A (quite disturbing) thread on Reddit asks restaurant workers for some common foods that people should stop ordering. Scroll below to see…

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Beer, Here!: New Summer Spots to Toss A Few Back

New (and big!) spaces to relax and cool off are popping up all over the city — and many are outside. See where we’re chilling this season!

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Dad Wins Our Vote for Creepiest Face Swap

Right when you think you’ve seen the creepiest face swap on the Internet, this video comes along. With nearly one million views on YouTube, this dad proves that face swaps with your children are hilarious — and pretty disturbing. Watch…

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Fur Sure: Don’t Miss This Sesame Street Exhibit!

A new (and free) show provides both little and big fans of the PBS series with a fun, fuzzy, and interactive look at 45 years of play.

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8 Art Exhibits Both You and Your Kids Will Love

We’ve scoped out all the major museums – both for adults and kids – and found these eight exhibits featuring top-notch artists that will ignite the imaginations of both you and your kiddos.

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Role Play: Glen Echo’s Puppet Shows for All Ages

You’re never too old for a puppet show. Need proof? Just stop by the hidden gem of a puppet theater, The Puppet Co., tucked away inside Glen Echo Park’s Popcorn Gallery (seriously, if you blink you just might miss it).…

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Follow in the Footsteps of New York’s Most Famous Mouse

This summer, Red Tricycle offered step-by step guidelines for how your daughter or son could follow in the pampered footsteps of Eloise, and live like a city child in at the Plaza Hotel. But, what if tea-parties and luxury suites…

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Mid-Town’s Modern Art Mecca for the Whole Family

Sure, the Museum of Modern Art was a great place to catch Marina Abramović’s performance-art retrospective, or drag out-of-towners to gawk at Van Gogh’s Starry Night, but you’ve got wee ones in tow now. Your days of gazing meaningfully at…

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Date Night: 8 Ideas for Reliving Your First Date

It’s been years since your first date, and it’s time for the flame to be rekindled. Our partner magazine, 7×7, and us at Red Tricycle want you to feel the excitement and jittery nervousness of your first time all over…

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