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The Best Bath Toys to Keep Your Kids Entertained

Make a big splash at bath time with these must-have toys and bath accessories.

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This Cool New Technology Makes Brushing Fun!

Colgate’s new hum Kids smart toothbrush combines fun augmented reality games with learning how to be a better brusher.

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7 Ways for Angelenos to Celebrate MLK Day with Kids

At-home volunteer opportunities, virtual programs and more.

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American Dream Announces Reopening Date

Reduced attendance levels and extensive health and safety protocols will be observed.

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Believing in the Tooth Fairy Is Good For Your Little One’s Oral Health

Delta Dental tracks the Tooth Fairy’s U.S. annual giving in the Original Tooth Fairy Poll.

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7-Eleven Cancels In-Store Birthday Celebration

Instead they are gifting one million meals to Feeding America.

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Animal-Loving Kids Will Love This Incredibly Unique Camp

Annenberg PetSpace Kids Camps offers little pet-lovers an opportunity to learn all about (and be with) animals in this week long camp.

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3 More Universal Studios Parks to Open June 5

All three theme parks will open with reduced capacity and new safety guidelines.

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Over 100 Sesame Street eBooks Are Now Available for Free Download

You can access them from all major eBook marketplaces.

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TikTok Handwashing Challenge

This New TikTok Challenge May Help Your Kids Stay Healthy

The viral dance teaches the proper handwashing technique.

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How to Talk to Children about the Coronavirus

Provide them with facts and reassurance in a calm manner. 

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The History Behind Handwashing

“We may take handwashing for granted but that wasn’t always the case—we have Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis to thank for that!”

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Diapers Are Officially Tax-Free in California

Tampons and menstrual products are also included in the tax break.

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3 Things Divorced Parents Need to Know

Divorce is always tough but can be especially hard for children. Here are three things every parent, going through a divorce, should know.

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These Girl Scout Troops Are Changing the World with Their Cookie Sales

Those tasty cookies are more than a treat—they’re supporting communities, too.

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Public Goods Will Be Your New Fave Brand for Everyday Items & We Are Obsessed

It’s like if Trader Joe’s, Costco and Brandless all had a baby.

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The AAP Has a New Plan to Combat This Chronic Problem for School-Aged Kids

This school problem can become a health issue that doctors want to prevent.

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150 Essential Life Skills Every Parent Should Know—& Teach Their Kids, Too

It’s so easy to get caught up in what we should be teaching our kids that we sometimes forget to learn these things ourselves. 

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How Much Sleep Do Kids Really Need? Study Offers New Guidelines

When they’re newborns, they keep you up all night, but by the time their teens you can barely get them out of bed in the morning in time for school. What gives?

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8 Easy Ways Your Kids Can Give Back All Year Round

Find out how kids across the country are making the world a better place, without having to go far from home.

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7 Healthy Habits Your Kid Should Do Every Day

Every parent wants to raise healthy kids. The problem is that establishing good habits can be difficult, especially if we aren’t used to them ourselves. Here are 7 basic healthy habits that you can instill in your kids early so…

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5 Fun Ways to Make Your Kids Smile about Dental Hygiene

Dental hygiene is important for people of all ages, but it’s always good to start your children young. Most infant’s first teeth grow in between 4 and 6 months of age. Once your baby has teeth, the importance of dental…

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4 Tips to Keep Baby & Toddler Teeth in Tip Top Shape

It’s always a good time to remind parents and parents-to-be that baby teeth need a little love and attention, too! After all, good oral hygiene is a matter of habit and habits that are formed young tend to stick.
That…

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The AAP Wants Your Kids to Stay Healthy – in the Doctor’s Waiting Room

These latest recommendations will hopefully reduce the spread of illnesses.

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You Deserve a Break! Plan a Mom’s Night In

Hey Girl!

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Let me just dive right in and get real candid here for a minute.  There are literally days when I have to ask myself if I brushed my teeth or put deodorant on!  …

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Here’s How You Can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Relief and recovery efforts are already underway, and here’s what you can do to help out those in need.

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When My Kid Ate Dirt, Here’s Why I Didn’t Freak Out

Today my son ate dirt for the first time.  (Not that I’m going to feed him dirt, but, hey, he’s a boy.  I’m sure he’ll eat dirt at least once more before he’s grown.)  Binnybeans and I were potting the…

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This Best-Selling Puberty Book Is Getting a New Boys Version

American Girl has just released the male counterpart to its best-selling puberty book for girls.

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Kids Not Behaving? Psychologist Says Teaching Empathy Can Help

We all know kids misbehave sometimes, but here’s one way to get them to stop.

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Why This Mama Is Saying Yes to Girl Time

Mother Teresa is credited with one of my favorite touch stones:

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“To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.”
Makes sense, yes?
Then why do we Moms have such a…

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Study Reveals 75 Percent of Wives Are Totally Cool With Their Husband’s Quirks (Like Nose Picking)

The majority of wives don’t mind when their husbands fart and act like slobs.

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