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Time-Tested Tips for Reading with Your Kids

Research shows that reading with your children will increase their reading and other cognitive skills. This is an early-life intervention that is beneficial throughout their lives.

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Why Kids Need to Spend Time with Grandparents (According to Studies)

PSA: It’s not just so they can eat all the junk food and sweets their hearts desire.

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5 Screen-Free Ways for Kids to Practice Spanish

Like many families, we are an English-speaking household trying to incorporate a second language (for us, Spanish) into our lives. Here are 5 actionable things I could do at home that take little-to-no-effort but have big effects!

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28 Phrases to Help Calm an Anxious Kid

Simple things like “let’s count to 20 together” are a huge help.

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Unpacking Back-to-School Feelings

You can be both nervous and excited at the thought of your child walking into a classroom with their peers, and so can your child. Here’s how to navigate those big emotions.

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6 Ways to Explore Nature with Preschoolers

Going outside gets them physically moving, which can help reduce anxiety and improve sleep—and more sleep at this age is always a win, both for children and tired parents!

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5 Fresh Ways to Tackle Summertime Boredom

Scavenger hunts get an upgrade when you add a digital camera as part of the fun.

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How to Talk to Boys about Periods & Why It Matters

The goal is to start small and build on that foundational knowledge in a developmentally appropriate way as your child grows—rather than trying to pile on information all at once.

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5 Ways to Build Your Preschooler’s Confidence

“Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.”

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Today’s Good News: Americans Are Kinder Than You Think

There’s plenty of good in the world, according to new survey from Verizon.

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19 Ways to Have a Classic 1980s Summer This Year

Give your kids a totally awesome experience with our rad how-to guide.

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How to Encourage Our Daughters to Follow Their Dreams

“Helping your daughter build and grow in confidence to develop her future is one of the best things you can do as a parent.”

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How to Help Turn Kids into Philanthropists

“Encourage your children to ask, ‘Who can I be a superhero to today?’ and ‘Who can we share food with today?’”

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Helping Kids & Teens Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

“How you can help your kids better understand Alzheimer’s and how the disease will change their relationship with the affected relative.”

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6 Fantastic Benefits of Arts & Crafts for Kids

There are many benefits of arts and crafts that go beyond simply allowing your kids to express themselves in a more creative way, and here are some of them.

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New TikTalk App Puts Speech Therapy At Your Fingertips

TikTalk is a speech therapy app for children to use at-home.

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Cereal Straws Are Returning & This Is Not a Drill

After 12 years, Kelloggs is bringing back this tasty treat.

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30 Phrases That Will Change a Kid’s Day (for the Better)

We know that positive words for kids will go a long way in helping boost their confidence and making their lives a happier place.

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10 Clever Ways to Get Your Child to Read More

“After reading these clever ways to get your child to read more, you are sure to see an increase in interest in reading!”

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Why I Love Fairy Tales

“Fairy tales teach us about empathy and compassion, relationships, and the difference between good and evil. These stories are more than just happily ever after. They portray real moral lessons thru characters and virtue shown in the stories.”

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Celebrate Amelia Earhart with a Free LEGO Set

Don’t wait. It’s only around until Mar. 14.

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3 Encouraging Ways to Help Children Celebrate Diversity

“Start building your children’s awareness of diversity now so that they can develop into empathetic, open-minded, and loving individuals.”

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Cooking with Kids: An Age-by-Age Guide

“If you are worried about safety, the mess, or a shortage of time, take a moment to consider the options: banning children from the kitchen will keep them in unskilled ignorance until young adulthood or beyond.”

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10 Easy Random Acts of Kindness to Do with Your Kids

“Engaging children in performing kind acts build up their ability to show compassion for others and helps create healthy, supportive communities where they can live and grow.”

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Do This at Home to Raise Kids That Do Good

“Children model what they live and experience. It goes without saying that kindness in the home translates to kindness outside of the home.”

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13 Incredibly Cool (& Free) Things Kids Can Get in the Mail

Since we’re spending a lot of time at home these days, why not have some joy delivered straight to your mailbox?

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5 Questions Every Parent Needs to Ask Their Kids About Their Tech

February 9 is Safer Internet Day! To help create a better digital world, we teamed up with Google’s Be Internet Awesome for tips on how to talk to your kids about their tech.

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You Won’t Believe How Much Kids Made in Allowance Last Year

They don’t make allowances like they used to!

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6 Ways to Teach Your Daughter Independence

Your involvement in your daughter’s life will always be beneficial. But if you do too much, or even everything for your daughter, you’re not only robbing her of opportunities to learn life skills but also sending a message that you don’t trust in her abilities.

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Don’t Call Her “Bossy.” She’s a Leader—& She Might Be a Budding Entrepreneur

Photo: Joseph Gonzalez via Unsplash
Ask a little girl what they want to be when they grow up and you’ll get a variety of answers, many of them similar—fireman, dancer, doctor, singer, pilot, maybe a mommy or a police officer. You’d…

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Your Daughter Needs to Hear You Say These 8 Things

Photo: Bess Hamiti via Pixabay
In the midst of all the carpools and soccer practices and dance lessons and schoolwork and constant swirl of activity with busy families, there are words. Conversations. Discussions. And lots and lots of opportunities for…

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L'Eggo With Eggo - Shawn Johnson East & Andrew East

L’Eggo the Chaos of Mornings & Get Free Waffles

Share your own messy mornings stories.

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8 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Take a Break & Have Some Quiet Time

“Are your kids bouncing off the walls? Here’s how to encourage them to take a break and have some much needed quiet time.”

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The Importance of Developing Your Child’s Sense of Humor

“A good sense of humor is just one of the tools I want to give my kids for mastery of their life.”

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