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The Best Apps to Learn a Language (for Kids)

Embrace National Digital Learning Day without a bit of guilt thanks to these apps that teach your children new languages.

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The Best Activity Books to Keep Kids Busy This Summer

There are sticker books, STEAM activities and more!

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30 Fascinating Disney Facts to Wow Your Kids

Find out what Buzz Lightyear’s name was supposed to be and more!

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Our Picks for Making Mom’s First Mother’s Day Extra Special

Between baby’s first giggles, the first time they roll over and hearing the start of their first words, your little one’s first year is filled with tons of memory-making moments. It’s also an exciting time for Mom, including her first Mother’s Day!

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An Usual Milestone That Means the World to Me

“I’ve spoken with many other parents about how much my kids understanding of this one word means to me, and I’ve received many strange looks in response.”

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The Best 100+ New Books of 2020, According to Our Kids

From board books that teach kids about activism to gorgeous picture books that inspire empathy to chapter books and graphic novels full of diverse characters, 2020 was a great year to read! These are the children’s books that really stood out to our editors and their kids. 

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What Happens When You Don’t Think About Kids Like My Daughter

“There wasn’t a handicapped-accessible spot anywhere. When I called the provider to alert them the building had no access, she came down said, ‘I wasn’t thinking about your daughter.'”

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Disney Publishing Debuts Summer Reading List

They are also donating one million books to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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The Very Best Children’s Books for March 2020

From board books for baby to enticing picture books for your imaginative grade schooler, these are our favorite new books coming out in March 2020.

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Our Favorite New Kids Books, February 2020

February is all about the love: of books! Here are our top picks that just pubbed.

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See the First Year of Life Like Never Before with This New Netflix Documentary

The series examines journey from helpless newborn to independent toddler.

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The Best Kids 100 Books of 2019, According to Us (& Our Kids)

From tough topics to joyful history, this years collection of books have been vetted by our editors, and their kids.

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The Best New Kids Books in April

These are our favorite kids books pubbing in the month of April.

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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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“10 Things Every Toddler Mom Should Know.” Signed, Your Toddler

While you and your toddler navigate their exciting new world, here are 10 things your toddler wants you to know.

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3 Viral Baby Boom Photos You Have to See to Believe

There really must be something in the water!

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What Happened to My Heart After I Had a Second Baby

“One minute my heart was one size, the next minute—its size had doubled.”

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Hatchimals Releases 3 Hatchibabies Exclusives & Here’s Where to Find Them All

Get ready for the latest cuteness overload from the makers of Hatchimals.

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They’re Not My Little Boys Anymore

“It’s a heartbreak that kept running through my mind as I tried to get to sleep, reminding me of all the conversations I want to have with my boys.”

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How to Teach Your Kids to Safely Ride a Bike

Make biking fun and safe for kids with these easy tips.

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How to Teach Your Kids a Foreign Language When English Is All You Speak

I have plenty of friends and acquaintances in international, multilingual marriages who are raising their children to speak two and even three languages. Fantastic for them. But what about the rest of us plain old English-speaking Americans, with plain old…

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Here’s How I Answered When My Kiddo Asked: “What’s a Soul and What Happens After We Die?”

Surely you remember those very first days of parenthood, before baby could talk, and you imagined that one day in the near future baby would come to you with questions. You would be the happy, proud parent showing and explaining…

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When the Little Moments Outshine the Big Ones

Emotions are hard to predict. In the days and weeks leading up to my oldest child’s first day of kindergarten, I was certain that my emotions would get the better of me. But, when the big day finally came, everything…

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Why I Decided to Kick the Mom Guilt Goodbye

The first words I heard when I told a friend I was expecting were:

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“Congratulations! I hope you’re ready because nothing in the world can prepare you for motherhood.” 
Today, I have three things to…

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How I’m Reclaiming Joy to Enjoy Stay-At-Home-Motherhood

For the first year of motherhood, I was on cloud 9.  I loved this sh*t.  I felt like I was made for being a mama.  But life with a baby is verrrry different from life with a toddler.  I can’t…

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Apollo: The Museum of Flight’s New Exhibit Lifts Off

Got a crew of space junkies? We’ve got the inside scoop on this latest exhibit that features the first public display of the long-lost rocket engines that launched the Apollo astronauts to the Moon.

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Parents: Let’s Try Harder To Do Less

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“In our increasingly complicated and anxious world, we need more time to do and be less.” Brene Brown
As parents, we need to try harder to do less.

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When we become parents, we…

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Must-Read: 6 New Nonfiction Books for Kids

From protons and neutrons to 100 words in French, this list of books will have your kids reading like never before.

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Dad Turned His Two-Year-Old’s Words Into Incredible Works of Art

This dad turned his toddlers words into artwork every parent will love.

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Why American Parents Might Be Missing Some Milestones That Really Matter

photo: ThomasLife via Flickr
The maxed-out storage space on your iPhone is proof that parents love to document every amazing milestone, from first steps to first words (not to mention the first time your toddler empties a plate full of …

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5 Reasons Why We Discuss Our Finances With Our Kids

Photo: Miki Yoshihito
…and why YOU should too!
Every other week, my husband and I hold a family meeting to discuss our finances. My husband, myself, our daughter and son all pull up a chair to the dining room table…

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Dad charts his toddler’s first words and the results are amazing

photo: Donnie Ray Jones via Flickr
It’s a magical and busy time as those adorable first words come tumbling out. It often seems like your toddler’s ever-expanding vocabulary doubles overnight. That’s why one father decided to document every word to…

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8 Reasons a Toddler Is Harder Than a Newborn

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Newborns aren’t that hard. There, I said it. Sure, they have not a clue the difference between day and night, they fuss when they need something, but one thing is certain: they are happy little campers if nestled…

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A Letter to the New Mom

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This is to the new mom. The mom that has spit up on her clothes. The mom that has breast milk leaking through her shirt and is wearing the same clothes three days in a…

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