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10 Healthy Meal Hacks for Hectic Households

Forget about peeling produce, chopping veggies and more time-saving tricks (our favorite is #8) that still deliver good-for-you meals.

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Want Your Kid to Eat Healthier? There’s a Research-Backed Hack For That

Penn State researchers made a surprising discovery when studying preschoolers!

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4 Tips for a Better IEP Meeting

“​​​​​​​Ultimately, we need to remember everyone at that table wants your child to succeed. Using the tips outlined above is a great place to start building your confidence at the IEP table.”

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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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A Recent Study by Travelocity Predicts Most Families Aren’t Going Home This Holiday Season

Travelocity is sharing its top tips to travel with confidence during COVID-19.

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This Is How Much Americans Plan to Spend on Christmas This Year

The pandemic is shaping the shopping landscape this year.

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Why We Decided to Homeschool This Year & Why You Don’t Have To

“What’s important to remember, whether you chose what I did or the opposite, naysayers are an inevitability.”

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Study Shows Babies Know When They Are Being Imitated & Like It

Imitation has a positive effect on interaction.

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This Is the World’s Favorite Disney Movie

Does your fave film make the cut?

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23 Ways to Improve Your Weekly Lockdown Schedule

“The daily to weekly monotony began to sink in for us, so I decided to spice up the schedule with these fun activities.”

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How to Teach Children Gratitude

“Playing with your child will steer them in healthy, empowering ways that will help them become responsible global citizens.”

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Raising Kids in an Image-Obsessed World

How to build your kid’s self-confidence, self-love, self-expression, and help them focus on how they feel rather than what they see.

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How to Create Healthy Boundaries for Kids

Use these tips to practice saying no and help build confidence to create healthy boundaries—with practice, it will become much easier for your kids to keep and maintain their boundaries.

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These are Your Top Destinations for Summer Vaycay This Year

A recent survey has released the must-see spots this year––pass the umbrella drinks!

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These 25 Companies Have Banded Together to Close the U.S. Gender Pay Gap

These companies are stepping up to ensure equal pay for all.

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Does “Sesame Street” Make Kids Smarter? New Research Weighs In

Watching “Sesame Street” can have a big impact on academic success.

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Flu Shot or Nasal Spray: Which Flu Vaccine Is Better for Kids?

It might be easier to administer, but docs say the nasal spray shouldn’t be your first choice. Here’s why.

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Big Changes Are Coming to IKEA & It Might Look a Whole Lot Different Next Year

Don’t worry—your beloved Swedish meatballs are safe (for now).

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I’ll Always Want a Real Christmas Tree—Here’s Why

 

It all started when I was 10-years old. My parents gathered my brother, sister and I into the family van and we drove to the only farm in our Southern California town: a Christmas tree farm.
It was love…

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Disneyland’s New Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Park to Open Sooner Than Thought

Hold onto your lightsabers: the new Disney Star Wars park opening date has jumped into hyperspace!

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Amazon Launches Kid-Friendly Version of Its Popular Echo Dot

This the kid-friendly version of the original device comes in fun primary colors and is geared towards little ears.

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Apple Finally Lowers the Price of Its iPad & Schools Are Going to Love This

Apple has revealed that it will be selling a new iPad made with students in mind.

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This Dad Found Out His Son Was a Bully & His Son’s Punishment Has Gone Viral

When this dad found out his son was bullying others, he wanted to ensure his son would never repeat the behavior again.

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This Hack to Get Your Kid to Eat Veggies Is Way Too Easy

This simple, science-based trick is pure genius.

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Yes or No? Oreo’s Newest Flavor Is Like Lunch In a Cookie

Oreo has released some unique flavors lately, and this one will be hitting shelves on August 7.

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Scientists Create a Super-Banana That Could Save Thousands

There’s a new banana coming to town, and it’s more than just a yummy snack for your little monkeys.

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Willy Wonka’s Sideways Moving Elevator May Actually Happen

The World of Pure Imagination isn’t so far-fetched after all.

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Overnight Summer Camps Are Better for Your Kids Than SAT Prep Classes

If you’re the kind of parent that believes all a kid needs in the summer is free time, fresh air and a break from technology, you’re going to love this post from a California blogger.

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Black Is the New Ice Cream – Little Damage in DTLA

Come to the Dark Side, with this ice cream craze that’s hit downtown LA!

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Touchscreen Use Linked to Sleep Loss in Babies and Toddlers, New Study Finds

Could touch screen use be hurting your toddler’s sleep?

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