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Advent Calendars Just Got Awesome with Disney & Marvel Super Heroes

Igloo Books is releasing three versions for the 2021 holiday season!

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Eek! Walt Disney World Announces All-New BOO BASH for Halloween

There will even be performances by The Cadaver Dans.

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Facebook Messenger Kids Just Quietly Turned into a Social Network

“I know technology is going be a major part of my kids’ lives, and I wanted to be able to give them access to it. But when I looked at the available options for kids messengers, Facebook was the only option and that was an immediate non-starter.”

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Reese’s Snack Cakes

New Reese’s Snack Cakes Cure Mid-Morning Munchies

The cakes feature real milk chocolate and Reese’s peanut butter creme.

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The Tree That Got Away

“It was perfect, and we would soon discover it would become the standard-bearer for every Christmas tree to come. The only hitch? It was five months before Christmas and two states away.”

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How to Make Adorable Candy Corn Marshmallows

Happy National Candy Corn Day! (Yes, it’s a thing.) These “boo” friendly Candy Corn Marshmallows are one of the easiest treats you can make and only require a few ingredients.

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Vrbo Now Has a Teddy Bear Hotline & Your Worst Vacation Fears Are Over

69 percent of parents surveyed said their kids had lost a toy on vacation. Vrbo is here to help.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: Apr. 19, 2019

Rolling into the weekend on the tail of this week’s funniest tweets.

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Mom Buns That Are Actually Stylish

Mom buns can sometimes get a bad rap, but when you’re chasing young kids, the last thing you want is a hairdo that gets in your way.

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Dear Working Moms: Leave Your Guilt at the Door

As a working mom, for a long time I felt extremely guilty about my decisions.

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This Mom’s Ridiculously Simple Shopping Cart Hack Will Change Your Life

This shopping cart hack is a grocery run game-changer!

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BPA Might Be Safe After All, Claims New FDA Study

A new study contradicts fears about BPA, but experts are wary of its findings.

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What Happens When Big Sister Teaches Little Brother How to Use the Potty

After about five weeks of camping at the lake without proper bathroom accommodations, potty training my three-year-old grandson was starting to become a rather defeated task. On the other hand, my three-year-old granddaughter Sophia had it down to a science.…

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The Bucket List Family Is Spending 30 Days at Disney World

This famous family of four’s latest adventure involves 30 Disney World parks and hotels in 30 days.

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Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes Is Coming to San Diego

This epic, live-action show features 25 of your kids’ favorite superheroes on a mission to save the universe! Motorcycle stunts, fireworks, a 3D movie screen and dazzling special effects are all part of the fun!

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Dog Cafes Are Coming and We’ve Got the Deets

Move over cat cafes, there’s a new breed of four-legged cafes and they’re totally different.

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This Family of Six Spends NOTHING on Groceries

This family is halfway into their year-long experiment and already learned a lot and saved a ton.

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This Too Real Makeup Tutorial for Moms Is All of Us

No lady secrets are off limits in this no-holds-barred tutorial.

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This Family and Their Dog Are Having an Epic Trip on a 3-Person Bike

This family is not only on the road trip of a lifetime, but raising funds for an important cause along the way.

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These Hotels With Underwater Views Are Amazing

Sleeping with the fishes takes on a whole new meaning at these hotels.

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How to Turn Your Child into a Bunny

They are cuddly, have soft ears and nibble at their food: your kiddos are halfway to being bunnies already so why not embrace their rabbit side?

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What One Word Can Really Say

Photo: Carolin D. Palmer
Not long ago I got a gift from my daughter, Jordan. She loves to make things and give them to me as gifts. On one particular day she gave me a tiny piece of paper with…

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Cast a Spell with 10 Witch Crafts

Pull out your spell book and whip up a little magic with these clever witch crafts.

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Want to be Skinnier and Smarter? Add Chocolate Cake to Your Breakfast, Study Shows

Photo: Colby Stopa via Flickr
Hallelujah! Studies show it’s okay to have sweet, delicious chocolate with our breakfast in the morning. They report chocolate and cocoa flavanols are good for your brain, and it helps you keep pounds off if…

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Secrets of The 606: What’s Hot on the Bloomingdale Trail

Hurray! It’s open. The biking-walking-running-scooting path is part of an elevated trail and park system that has tons to offer families. Here’s our inside take.

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Make It! Hand & Footprint Projects You’ll Keep Forever

Put those little piggies and fingers to work to create a darling keepsake. We offer 11 easy ideas.

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UrbMat: The Simple Way to Grow Veggies Anywhere

Show your city slickers where their food really comes from with a cool new product called UrbMat, a gardening box designed for small spaces.

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“No Work” Chicken

Does the chicken walk itself into the kitchen, bathe in a juicy marinate, hop into the oven and then set the table? Not exactly, but this “no work” chicken is maybe as simple as it gets. To save even more…

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Gettin’ Chuggy With It at The Great Oregon Steam Up

What is bright green and yellow and not (necessarily) a Duck fan? John Deere tractors! And with a new Deere museum ready to show off, there’s no better place to make tracks with your littles than at The Great Oregon…

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4 Poetry-Inspired Cocktails

You’ve probably been reading poems out loud to friends and loved ones (and potential loved ones) all this month, in celebration of National Poetry Month, and have worked up a powerful thirst. To quench the thirst and continue the poetry,…

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