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How to Build Trust with Your Tween (According to Experts)

While they won’t help with the inevitable eye roll, this expert advice can help you connect and build mutual trust.

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3 Tips to Help Kids Navigate the Digital World Safely

Reality dictates that when it comes to technology use, our kids need a solid foundation in digital literacy and online communications skills in order to successfully navigate the digital world.

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9 Fun & Easy Typing Games for Kids

Your kids are probably really good at tapping away on a phone or iPad. But how are their old-fashioned typing skills?

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Inclusion Is Everything

“​​​​​​​I won’t stop fighting for my son, and all others like him, to be included. To be valued.”

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How to Successfully Teach Your Kids to Be More Independent

“By teaching your children to be more independent, they might just surprise you with how capable they are.”

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Having the Tough Talk about Cyberbullying with Your Kids

When it comes to cyberbullying, these are the essential conversations you need to have to help keep your child safe, happy, and healthy.

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How to Teach Your Children about Giving This Holiday Season

Want to make this holiday more than just the presents under the tree? Show your family that it’s all about giving—and give them the tools they need to partake in the most feel-good activity of all.

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How to Make Long Car Trips Fun for Kids

With a variety of games, surprises, and snacks, your family may discover that the journey is almost as entertaining and memorable as the actual destination.

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What to Do When You Have a Dog and Are Having a Baby

Pets can bring a whole range of benefits to a growing child, and it’s most likely that your dog and your baby will develop a very deep bond, becoming each other’s guardian and best friend.

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Tech Tools That Help Teach Life Skills

By leveraging online resources, even a busy parent can find the time to promote your child’s cognitive development and provide them with skills that will come in handy for the rest of their lives.

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The Benefits of Risky Play

Here are some useful tips on how to introduce your kids to risky play.

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My Family Gave Up on New Year’s Resolutions. Here’s Why Yours Should, Too

“Not only has this made us happier people, but it has also improved our connection as a family unit.”

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Good News, ‘Burbs! Uber-Cool Codeverse is Headed Your Way!

Coding is quickly becoming a need-to-know foreign language and Codeverse is blazing trails to give your kids a head-bursting-with-knowlege start.

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Most Parents Don’t Know How Much Sugar Their Kids Really Eat, Study Finds

Do you know how much sugar your kids eat? You might be surprised.

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The US Open Will No Longer Penalize Mom Athletes—Thanks to Serena Williams

Serena Williams has always been a trailblazer and her return to tennis after new motherhood is no different.

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How to Handle a Million Little “Whys” without Losing Your Mind

Why? Why? WHY? It’s enough to drive even the best mama a little batty.

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How to Build Your Awesome Dream House—with Your Kids in Mind

 
Building a home is an exciting experience. Building the house of your dreams is a project you only want to do once. You need to make sure you have all the features that you want and need in this…

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Dinnerly a Meal Kit Delivery Service With a Special Twist: It’s Affordable

Say hello to the newest (and most affordable) meal delivery kit on the market.

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Why Finland’s Schools Are Ranked #1 Might Surprise You

Finland is shaking up the way it does things, and it’s a move the country claims is vital in a digital age.

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Monitor Your Kid’s Well-being With This New Wearable Tech

This wearable smart band promises to monitor your child’s health, activity, and sleep levels and send you real-time updates.

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Traveling This Summer? Here Are 8 Easy Travel Hacks to Save You Money

These travel hacks will keep your pocketbook full and your brood happy.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Sending Your Kid to a Sleepover

First it’s play dates, next thing you know, it’s sleepovers. Does the stress ever end?

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No, it doesn’t, not when you’re a parent.
Kids love playing with their friends, as evidenced by their love of…

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Head of the Class: Back to School Tips from Local Moms

Check out the genius ways these local mamas make the back-to-school transition easy as ABCs and 123s.

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Picky Allergies

Ok everyone, so my 4 year old, loves eating, like all day! She’s healthy and nowhere near being overweight, her metabolism seems to just burn through calories way fast. Any who, I love to try and have snacks prepared for…

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6 Martial Arts Kids Will Get a Kick Out Of

From self-defense to self-discipline, kids have a lot to learn from fight techniques both ancient and new. Here’s where to enroll!

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Road Trip Pit Stop: Dinosaur Land

If your kid is in a dinosaurs-are-so-cool phase, or you’re just into quirky roadside attractions, make a pit stop at Virginia’s Dinosaur Land.

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Rosie Pope’s New Baby Collection is to Coo For

The Brit beauty makes it easy for your baby to win the cute contest. And you have her new Rosie Pope Baby clothes to thank.

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The New Way to Live Chat With Parenting Experts

Google is now helping you get answers to parenting questions. And you don’t even need to get out of your PJs or leave your couch.

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Three Kings Day: Parades, Crowns, and Camels, Oh My!

Feeling the Christmas letdown?  Don’t!  December 25 isn’t the only game in town, after all.  Many other cultures celebrate the holiday on different dates.  And living in New York City means that you can, too. Take, for instance, Three Kings…

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Pampering Mom in Tahoe 101

Instead of a store-bought card and a handful of roses, why not treat Mom to some delightful comestibles and luxurious pampering this Sunday? And what better place to treat Mother on her day than along or near the shores of…

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Swenson's Ice Cream

1999 Hyde St
(between Union St & Warner Pl)
San Francisco, CA 94109
Swenson’s is serious candidate for best ice cream in the city: with rich, creamy texture, a focus on natural flavorings, and tons of unique and interesting flavors…

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Melissa d’Arabian, Food Network Chef Talks Kids With Red Tricycle

Local Flavor
2009 was a huge year for Kirkland mom Melissa d’Arabian. She not only competed and won on season five of the Food Network show, The Next Food Network Star , she also juggled a move to our state…

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Spruce Street School

At Spruce Street School (K-5), you won’t see rows of desks with bored kids gazing out the window, wishing for freedom. But you will see kids cooking, reading, discussing, questioning, doing yoga, playing marimba, speaking Spanish, practicing plays, and enjoying…

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