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Time for a Target Run: The Car Seat Trade-In Event Is Back

Score major savings—and do some good at the same time—at Target’s recycling event.

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Turning Kids into “Little Kitchen” Chefs

Don’t think a 3-year-old can handle a knife and chop their way to dinner? See how Felicity Curin and Cat Cora are proving that they can (and then some) through their inspiring kitchen academy for kids.

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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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Easy Play Projects That Get Kids to Play All Day

Setting up an immersive experience in your own space will encourage kids to play independently, stoke their imagination and drive a love of discovery.

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Making a New House Feel like Home after Divorce

Divorce is never easy—add moving to a new home to the mix and it’s next level stressful. Here are tips to make the transition easier for your kids so that everyone can start over in a positive way.

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Why Celebrating Earth Day Is Such a Special Opportunity for Kids

“By celebrating Earth Day with our families, we teach children responsibility and problem-solving; our community efforts reinforce the concepts of cooperation and collaboration, which in turn yields community connection.”

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4 Ways to Be a Planet Saving Superhero Even during a Pandemic!

“Here are easy actions to give a KA-POW! to plastic pollution during a pandemic.”

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Easy Earth-Friendly Swaps for Earth Day

“We can all do our part to make our planet healthier and cleaner. Here are 10 easy ways.”

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Up Your Easter Egg Hunt with Skittles New Camouflaged Packs

Make your Easter egg hunt harder with these easy-to-hide Skittles packs.

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Cloth or Disposable Diapers: Which One Is Better?

“Here’s what I think all the pros and cons of cloth diapers compared to disposables are, and which one I choose for my family—my answer may surprise you!”

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A Familiar Name with an Outstanding Mission

For hundreds of years, the YMCA has supported families and communities. Now more than ever, the Y is here for you!

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LEGO to Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Bags

LEGO hopes to make all packaging sustainable by 2025.

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Supplements Made by a Doctor, Just for Babies & Kids

Developed by world-renowned holistic pediatrician Dr. Murray Clarke, ChildLife® Essentials are focused on the needs of infants and kids only contain the highest-quality ingredients and zero toxins.

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5 Ways to Help Kids Build Cognitive Empathy

“Cognitive empathy is important because it enables us to communicate effectively with and support the needs of other people.”

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12 Plastic Straw Alternatives Your Kids Will Love

Easy ways to enjoy that chilly beverage without the plastic straws.

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Want Your Kids to Care about the Environment? Start Here

“Showing kids where food comes from, instilling a love of the outdoors, teaching the importance of trees, planting a garden, and volunteering to clean-up the environment are simple ways families can teach their kids to take care of the earth for themselves and future generations.”

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What Does the Future of Childcare Look Like?

“One thing that’s been abundantly clear to everyone these last few months is that childcare is simply essential for working parents. That means that access to childcare will be critical to our economic recovery.”

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5 Tips for Parents of Kids on the Autism Spectrum

“I’m sharing my experience as a parent who, like his child, is on the autism spectrum—I did not learn this until after I became a father—and may help you navigate and make the journey more manageable.”

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About YouTube Kids

To satisfy their curiosity and minimize your stress, managing your family’s experience is key, and exactly why we are loving the YouTube Kids app.

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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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Study Shows Babies from Bilingual Homes Switch Attention Faster

There may be an advantage simply from hearing, not just speaking, a second language.

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The Benefits of Making a Family Social Contract

“The best benefit of a social contract? It teaches self-responsibility which is such a critical component to everyday life.”

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Creating Great Study Spaces for Students

“Creating a study space that promotes learning, boosts confidence and produces positive feelings towards education can be one of the most cost-effective, easy solutions we can implement to enhance our children’s education.”

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7 Things You Can Do if Your Child Is Being Bullied

If you discover your child is being bullied, here are seven actionable things you can do to make the situation better.

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KIDZ BOP Just Announced a New Live Tour & Get Ready to Dance

Put your dancing shoes on and get ready to party!

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Why Gifting an Experience Should Be Top of Mind This Holiday Season

Why add to the pile of never-used toys? Rather, gift an experience and see your present add to a child’s imagination, positive social interaction and memories that will last a lifetime.

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5 Ways to Help Your Child to Play (and Live) Better

Teaching children to play better will also help them make better connections later in life as they take those skills into every workplace and every interaction in the future.

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Craft Retailer A.C. Moore Closes Its Stores & Michaels to Reopen Select Locations

Michaels is set to take over many of the former craft retailer’s East Coast locations.

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Daycare or Nanny? Use This Checklist to Help Make Your Childcare Decision

This daycare verse nanny checklist plus doing your research will help provide all the information you need to make the right childcare decision for you and your family.

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Why We Need to Take the Home Out of Homework

At the end of the day, you are the person your child wants to impress the most, so it’s no wonder the pressure of performing perfectly at home can be overwhelming. Help your child find their own safe space to study—you’ll watch their confidence increase, and the battles at the dining room table begin to melt away.

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6 Ways to Build Unbreakable Sibling Bonds

Building strong sibling relationships among your children not only brings peace of mind to parents, but it also yields adults who understand how to compromise and work as a team with almost anyone. Here are six ways you can positively facilitate that process.

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This New Picture Book Shares Greta Thunberg’s Important Message About Protecting the Planet

Greta’s important message is illustrated simply in this beautiful book.

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