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5 Reasons Why You Want Your Kids to Lose

“One of the benefits of youth sports—and the inevitable losses—is that it offers a low-stakes place to face challenges and handle defeat.”

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Love Carries Us Through

“Beautiful, heartbreaking, hard work, celebrations, hitting milestones, regressions, starting over. It’s a constant roller coaster of emotions. But the one constant that will never change is our enormous love.”

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The Unexpected Way My Hope for the Future Changed

“I still won’t know what the future holds but, because of you, I will have hope.”

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The #1 Safety Tip All Parents Should Know

“As a parent, you already know how wonderful—and stressful—kids can be. Take the time to reduce some of that stress by learning how to help save them from their wonderfully curious selves.”

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Thankful in the Age of COVID? It’s Possible

“I started thinking about all COVID has taken from us, and while it may go down as one of the most challenging and frustrating times of the modern era, I hope it will also be remembered as one of the most human.”

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Disney+ Original “Clouds” to Premiere in October

The movie is inspired by the true story of Zach Sobiech.

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When Domestic Violence Happens to Someone You Know

​​​​​​​October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you are experiencing domestic violence, or think someone you know might be, please know there is help. You are not alone. Call the national domestic abuse hotline for help and resources.

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Just Donated a Year’s Worth of Food to an Elementary School

The celeb couple helped out more than just one child at a school in Tennessee.

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15 Books to Help Kids Understand the Immigrant Experience

Our friends at Common Sense Media put together this list of the best books for any kid to understand the immigrant experience in America.

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Gordon Ramsay & Wife Tana Are Expecting Their Fifth Child

It’s another bun in the oven for this TV chef and his wife.

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When Your Child Is the Bully

“Parents can be left wondering how this behavior started and how they didn’t notice it sooner.”

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James Van Der Beek Opens Up about Wife’s Pregnancy Loss in Powerful IG Post

James Van Der Beek opens up about a very private struggle in his family—that’s more common than you might think.

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My 9-Year-Old Has ADHD & I Never Knew It Would Be This Hard

Some days I feel like I have no idea what I am doing as a parent.

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Why We Should Protect Our Kids from Negativity—& How, Too

There’s a fine line between being honest with your child and protecting their innocence.

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Where to Get “This Is Us” Crock Pot Decals So Jack Can Live On Forever

Jack Pearson has an important reminder for you about your favorite kitchen appliance.

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Here’s How You Can Help Send “Toys 4 Puerto Rico” This Holiday Season

It’s not too late to put a smile on a child’s face affected by Hurricane Maria.

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How I Learned to Let Go of Perfectionism

Perfectionism has become a dirty word in our society.  Especially amongst women.  The pursuit of all things perfect drives many of us to the brink.  We exhaust ourselves putting on a “good show” – one that makes our lives look…

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You Will Fall in Love With This Little Girl’s Song for Her Dog

The connection between kids and their pets is unlike any other, and these two are the cutest BFFs you’ve ever seen.

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How My Family Slowly but Surely Adjusted to a New Life

It always rains in Seattle they say, but not this summer. The wetter is lovely and the surroundings are beautiful. Coming from the Netherlands which is mostly flat with pastures and water, this is completely different.

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This Boy Left a Heartbreaking Note on a Toy and the Result Will Make You Cry Happy Tears

The love between this boy and a bear is almost too much to handle.

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Save That Breastmilk: Science Has Debunked the Pumping & Dumping Myth

Scientific evidence says there’s no good reason to pump and dump. Read on to find out how you can safely drink and pump or nurse instead.

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This New Year I’m Doing What Cinderella’s Mom Said to Do

Before the heartbreaking scene in the movie Cinderella where she passed away, her mother gave her one thoughtful piece of advice for life: Be kind. 
I only have one resolution for this year: Making a deliberate effort to be kind.…

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The Pajama Program: Helping Kids in Need Have a Good Night Sleep

Pajama Program has made night a little easier for millions of kids in need by providing warm pjs and books to read before bed.

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