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Why You Should Nurture Your Kid’s Emotional Intelligence

“Research shows high levels of emotional intelligence are directly linked to academic achievement, better relationships, greater success for adulthood, and improved mental health.”

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Creative Growth & Development Activities You Can Do at Home

“With the right toys and activities, parents can foster creative growth and development at home, long before the age of one.”

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Worried about Your Kids Social Skills? These 7 Tips Will Help

“Especially poignant during a year with limited social interactions, these tips will help your child develop their social skills.”

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We’re Doing Hybrid Learning & Welcome to Chaos

Think you know what you’re getting into? Think again.

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10 Things Your Teenager Desperately Needs You to Teach Them

Remember the days when your biggest worry was teaching your toddler to walk or to potty train?

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10 Family Podcasts to Download NOW

This new kid content is worth a listen.

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11 Reasons Why Chores Make Kids More Successful (According to Studies)

Studies show that assigning chores helps children build life skills and grow into well-adjusted young adults.

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Playful Bedtime Routines That Work

Think a bedtime routine needs to dull and boring? Not necessarily so! These ideas are not only fun and promote bonding, they’ll also help your little one get in the right frame of mind to welcome a full night of sleep.

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Kids Who Can Manage Emotions Do Better In School, Study Finds

Emotional intelligence was linked to higher test scores.

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How to Teach Your Kids to Be Amazing Philanthropists

Children are influenced not only by the words of their loved ones but even more so, their actions. Volunteering as a family is a fun way to spend quality time together and to show them how far kindness and compassion can reach. Plus kindness is contagious!

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All the Ways to Help Keep Your Kids Healthy

You can set your kids up for a healthy life by teaching and modeling good habits. By starting young, you’ll ensure they carry these practices forward into adulthood.

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Essential Life Skills Kids Learn from Playing Team Sports

Being part of a team and becoming close with one’s teammates is an experience that makes a huge difference in kids’ lives. Life is really all about attitude, and when kids learn to have a good attitude on a team, it will serve them well in college, the workforce, and beyond.

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5 Reasons to Pick an Immersion School

From cognitive skills to creativity, an immersion program can teach your child even more than a second language.

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10 Practical Skills All Children Need

Want to give your kids the best chance for a successful future? Here are ten practical skills children will need to thrive in our fast-changing world.

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How to Encourage Your Children to Embrace Disappointment (& Why It’s Good for Them in the Long Run)

Parents don’t seem to allow their child to experience being disappointed and it’s seriously impacting the child’s ability to reach their fullest academic potential, according to this writer. Do you agree?

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The Best New Kids Books, March 2019

March means we are springing forward into a whole new season of books.

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How to Help Kids Handle Their Emotions

There’s a learning curve when it comes to regulating feelings.

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10 Jennifer Garner Quotes That Make Us Want to Join Her Mom Squad

A few of our favorite quotes from one awesome mom.

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Physical Play Isn’t Just Fun—It’s Good for Kids’ Brains, Too

There are tons of physical activities that you can introduce to get your children involved and help raise a well-rounded child.

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5 Simple Ways Parents Can Help Little Ones Wrangle Their Big Emotions

When we help our children develop these invaluable skills, we are giving them tools for life.

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Nickelodeon’s “Corn & Peg” Is Brand New and Preschooler Approved!

Learn all about “Corn & Peg,” which debuted February 18 on Nickelodeon.

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Why Families Are Obsessed with Nickelodeon’s Newest Show “Abby Hatcher”

Abby is the newest kid (along with bestie Bozzly) on Nickelodeon’s preschool block of shows, starting at 10 a.m. every weekday.

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Love Mr. Rogers? Read This!

With the recent release of the documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Mister Rogers and his gentle, and totally groundbreaking, ways are jumping off the big screen and into our hearts—again.

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The Summer Camp That Will Teach Your Kids to Be Empathic Entrepreneurs

A week of summer fun finds kids launching a business—from soup to nuts!

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5 Simple Ways to Help Your Child Develop Empathy

Considering the political climate of our country (and of the world), it is more important than ever to genuinely take into consideration the feelings of others. Essentially, we all need a healthy dose of empathy. Empathy is the ability to…

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These Are the New Trends in Toys That Teach

Toy makers are listening to what parents want in their kids’ toys and responding in a big way.

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We Love These Toys That Break Down Gender Barriers

These toys buck gender stereotypes and offer a fresh take on play time.

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Discover the Brand-New Game Every Family Should Be Playing

Here’s what you need to know about a cool new communication card game for families.

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When are Kid Birds Ready to Fly?

Laying upside-down on the piano bench, my six-year-old son made the most startling discovery: Our family was expecting… baby birdies!
Sure enough, a mourning dove had hid her nest above the columns on our front porch. As if under a spotlight, her nest…

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GOTCHA! Happy April Fool’s 2017

 

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Got “EQ”? Boost Kids Emotional Intelligence With This Fun App

Start the New Year learning a little bit about kindness, patience and sharing with this LA mom’s fun new app!

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Want a Strong Daughter? Teach Her These Traits

If you have a daughter, chances are you want her to grow up strong and independent, with healthy self-esteem. What parent wouldn’t want to see their daughters grow up this way? Our world today offers a myriad of opportunities to those…

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And when exactly do you want me to play with my kid?!

Face it: as moms, we feel the pressure of doing it all. Whether or not we work outside the home, we still try to pour 36 hours worth of responsibilities into a 24 hour day. And now we have to…

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Just Opened!: City Tots Enrichment & Learning Center

A deluxe (and huge) membership-only play, educational and party space just landed on the Upper East Side. Check out this new one stop shop for families!

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