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Life Skills! Here’s How to Teach Kids to Read a Map

Take some time to go look at the world around you in a completely different way.

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Instagram Just Announced New Features to Majorly Upgrade Privacy for Teens

Three new features will make it safer for teens on the massively popular platform.

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It’s Time to Host a Yes Day. Here’s How to Do It

If you find yourself spending day in and day out repeating “No No No No” to your kids and their various demands, you might be in need of a Yes Day. But what does that actually mean? Read on find out!

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baby sign language

5 Reasons to Learn Sign Language as a Family

From being able to communicate at a distance like across the playground to helping to develop fine motor skills, learning to sign helps families in ways you may not have imagined.

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10 Signs You Are a Working Mom Virtually Schooling Kids during a Global Pandemic

We are all in the same boat, or at the very least, can relate to numbers 7 & 10.

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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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Here’s What Learning a Second Language Will Do to Your Kids (According to Science)

Being bilingual has a big impact on your kids academic future.

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That One Night

Photo: Catherine Myman Kaplan
We spend most of our children’s lives telling them not to take anything from strangers and definitely do not go to their homes. Except once a year when it becomes totally okay to do those two…

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Godmothered

Disney+ Shares Trailer for New Holiday Comedy “Godmothered”

The new film stars Isla Fisher and Jillian Bell.

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Godmothered

Holiday Comedy “Godmothered” to Debut on Disney+

An original soundtrack will be released concurrently on all digital formats. 

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Barbie and Nikki Discuss Racism

Barbie Releases a Special New Vlog Tackling Racism

Barbie is using her platform to raise awareness.

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Why You Should Grow Your Own Bacteria (It’s Science!)

Ever wanted to grow your own bacteria? Now you can!

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Frankie Muniz & Paige Price

Frankie Muniz & Paige Price Are Expecting Their First Child

The couple announced the good news with a sweet video.

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11 Great Toys That Celebrate Disabilities

Toy companies from American Girl to LEGO have diversified their lines to be inclusive and here are a few of our favorites.

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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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6 Tips for Helping Children Grieve

“Young children need to know that if they have lost someone close, be it friend, pet or family member, it is okay to feel upset and miss the person they are grieving. Here are 6 tips to help them grieve in a healthy way.”

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Chalk drawings

Mom Uses Sidewalk Chalk to Create Awesome Photo Backdrops for Her Kids

Since posting her creations to Facebook she has received a lot of positive responses. 

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Magic Tree House Home Adventures

Random House Children’s Books to Launch Magic Tree House Adventures Program

It’s designed to educate and entertain children with videos, activities, crafts and games.

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This FREE Book Will Help Your Kids Deal with Fears & Anxiety Around Coronavirus

This free book will help your kids deal with their fears and concerns in a healthy way.

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Unicorn balloons

Celebrate International Unicorn Day with Readings and Virtual Events

Keep your kids entertained with tales of this mythical creature.

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Why Routines Are Even More Essential during Coronavirus

“The added benefit is that daily routines reduce chaos, decision making and simplify your day. They know where they need to be. Plus routines make children feel safe, especially in an ever-changing world.”

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Boy washing hands at sink

Sing These Songs While Washing Your Hands

The CDC recommends washing your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.

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American Girl Announces 2020 Girl of the Year

Meet Joss, American Girl’s first Girl of the Year with hearing loss.

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Babies May Cry in Different Languages, According to Science

Here’s why your baby sounds different than kiddos from other languages.

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This Baby’s Reaction to Her Mother’s Voice Is Everything

A coo and completely cute smile have made this baby a viral sensation.

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What It’s Like to Parent a Child with Autism & SPD

“When I first found out why my child was in need of extra attention, part of me crumbled. Being a single mom is hard enough, but when you add judgment into the equation from those close to you, you can’t help but feel like you have made a mistake or that you failed your child.”

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7-Eleven’s New Nerds Slurpee Is the Perfect End of Summer Treat

Just like the heat, this sweet treat will be gone soon.

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The 3 Habits All Parents Need to Master

By setting an example now and forming these essential habits that they can emulate, you will be doing more for them than any picturesque “Leave It To Beaver” lifestyle ever could.

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