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Crayons for a Cause: This Non-Profit Gives Those Old Crayons New Life

They’re donated to deserving schools and daycare centers!

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How to Explain Homelessness & Poverty to Your Kids

The tough topic of homelessness is one that our kids are sometimes facing, in person, every day. You can lay a foundation of understanding by discussing it and reading about it at developmentally appropriate levels.

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9 Organizations to Support Black Women, Children & Transpeople

These organizations support equality and social justice.

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12 Books That Will Make Your Kids Better People

‘Tis the season to practice kindness, conflict resolution and empathy.

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Babybel Is Selling Personalized Baby Onesies to Support Baby2Baby

Celebrate the goodness that comes with the birth of babies born during the pandemic.

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Ergobaby Wants to Buy Your Used Baby Carrier (and Help Find a New Home for It)

Ergobaby will resell your pre-loved carrier to a new family who needs it, and send you a gift card in return!

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The Scientific Reason Why Yelling Doesn’t Work

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Have you ever wondered how the emotion used in your voice affects how your kids listen or understand what you tell them? No doubt most of us have had moments where we “lost it” with our kids and…

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Kristen Bell’s Secret to Teaching Her Daughters Gratitude

Recently, at a Winter Wonderland event run by Tiny Prints and Baby2Baby, Kristen Bell offered her time to give back to the community.

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Chrissy Teigen Is Being Honored with the Baby2Baby Giving Tree Award

This celeb mom is being honored for using her voice to help others.

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SAT Will Now Give Students “Adversity Scores” Based on Social & Economic Background

New scoring considers outside factors that could impact a student’s academic achievement.

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A Homeless Woman’s Simple Request to My 4-year-old Daughter

This experience opened up my eyes and my daughter’s.

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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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Meet Lily: The New “Sesame Street” Muppet Who Is Homeless

This new Muppet is here to offer help, hope and support for kids experiencing homelessness.

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Thomas the Tank Engine Gets a Shiny New Look with a New Movie & TV Series

Get ready: Thomas the Tank Engine has a new movie and a new TV series pulling into town on Nick Jr.!

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I Tell My Kids We’re Rich—& Here’s Why

As any parent will tell you, sometimes kids ask questions that are hilarious or surprising. My son asked a question one night at dinner that was a little bit of both. His question was, “Mom, are we rich?”

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Kids From Wealthier Families Feel More Life Stability, New Study Finds

While the study findings are hardly a surprise, here’s why they’re so important.

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How Eating at Your Family’s Favorite Restaurants Can Help Puerto Rico

You can help the victims of Hurricane Maria by dining out on October 13.

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Celebrity Children’s Books We Love

Check out these awesomely adorable children’s reads that are all authored by the glitterati.

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The Best Gear to Brighten Up a Rainy Day

Chase away the cloudy day blues with fresh and fun picks for boots, coats & accessories.

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How a Diaper Rash Changed My Entire Perspective on Parenting

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Last night, my love, I held you, just as I hold you every night.
You were snuggled into my chest, sleeping just as you have every night from the day you were born—your cheek resting against my…

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Some Light Shed on Twinkle Toes

Not too long ago I wrote an article entitled “Why I Refuse to Buy my Child Twinkle Toes.” I was inspired by the suggested writing prompt after working in a preschool classroom at my job as a daycare teacher. After…

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After Extensive Research, the Girl Scouts Call for More Investment in Girls

The State of the Union might be in chaos, but the state of girls is also in need of some help, according to the third annual report on US girls issued by the Girl Scouts of America. While there have…

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Inside the Totally Awesome Project Playdate with Amanda Raposo

You deserve a night out. The idea isn’t that radical, but the execution can sometimes be tricky. Cue Project Playdate, a lifesaver business and your Totally Awesome pick for NYC’s best drop-off childcare program. From pajama parties to zoo trips,…

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2 Famous Spots to See Kids’ Art Masterpieces

As a little New Yorker, your kid has probably already seen a Van Gogh, Warhol and Monet first hand. While these artists are nothing short of amazing and their work is surely inspiring, sometimes the best way to encourage a…

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Season of Sharing: 10 Ways to Give Back

With the whirlwind of holiday shopping, visiting relatives, and the kids out of school, we often forget that the holiday season is all about giving back. There are countless local charities in Los Angeles that wonderfully serve the community year…

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