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101 Best Face Masks for Kids (& the Entire Family)

Keep your kids safe (and fashionable) in these creative masks.

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RITZ’s Sweet New Video Spot Celebrates Foster Families

The company’s new Foster Welcome campaign shines a light on diverse families

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You’re Off! Walks & Runs Perfect for Chicago Families

On your mark! Get set! Go! We laced up our sneaks to bring you this list of the best kid-friendly walks and runs (both virtual & in-person)!

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A Letter to My Son

“Awareness leads to understanding. Understanding leads to acceptance. That is my dream for you and all the other amazing kids out there. Acceptance. And for this world to be a little kinder.”

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10 Ways to Incorporate Social Justice into Your Holiday Season

It’s the season to pay even more attention to gratitude and empathy, which form the foundation of social justice parenting.

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Inspiring Chicago Parents Making a Difference

There’s a whole lot of negativity going on in the world, we’re aiming to balance that out with tales of community doers and givers that help connect us all.

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How to Cope with Pregnancy Loss

“When I lost my twins during the second trimester, I felt as if my body failed me and I failed my babies and my husband. But here what I learned from my own experience with loss and how I have coached my fertility mindfulness clients dealing with their own struggles through pregnancy loss.”

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Barbie and Nikki Discuss Racism

Barbie Releases a Special New Vlog Tackling Racism

Barbie is using her platform to raise awareness.

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How One College Student Is Changing the Lives for Allergy-Sufferers While Traveling

For families that have kids with food allergies, traveling can be stressful—especially on flights. Alexa Jordan is determined to change that.

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Serena Instacart

Instacart Launches the #GiveFromTheCart Challenge

Serena Williams and her family made the first donation of 50,000 meals to Feeding America.

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American Girl Recognizes Frontline Heroes & Their Families

For every American Girl #ThankYouHeroes Scrubs doll outfit sold, the brand will donate one craft activity book.

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Salsa for Cinco

Celebrate “Salsa for Cinco” with Mario and Courtney Lopez

This free online salsa dancing event will raise funds for members of the Hispanic community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Disney Family Singalong

ABC Announces ‘Disney Family Singalong’ Featuring Ryan Seacrest & Celebrity Guests

The special will also air PSAs to raise awareness about Feeding America.

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Inspiring Women’s History Books Every Kid Should Read

From rebel leaders to pioneers in art and science, these books will teach your kids about role models and ideas that never go out of style.

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Barbie

Mattel Debuts 3 New Icons to the Barbie Inspiring Women Series

Barbie introduces three new dolls honoring women who made the world a better place for future generations.

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The Best Kids 100 Books of 2019, According to Us (& Our Kids)

From tough topics to joyful history, this years collection of books have been vetted by our editors, and their kids.

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Try These Declutter Tips for Your Child’s Messy Room

Kids learn by playing but if they have too many options or the pile of toys is a cluttered mess, chances are they aren’t optimizing their opportunities. These tips can help get those toys under control.

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The Best New Kids Books of November 2019

November’s lineup includes board books you’ll never outgrow and a graphic novel retelling of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life—and that’s just for starters!

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Feel-Good Adoption Stories That Will Make Your Day

When the world gets a little bleak, these stories will restore your faith in the power of a family’s love.

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Here’s Why You Should Never Stop Playing

Turns out, playtime isn’t just beneficial to kids but adults (and grandparents!) as well.

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Dads! You Need to Get Involved in Playtime and Here’s Why

Men, too often, are socialized to show the hard masculine side of love, and it’s really important that we realize that we can show what love is and what love isn’t throughout the play experience.

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Safeguard Your Kids: Safety Tips for National Safety Month

Don’t ignore these safety tips. Being informed about the dangers of the world and paying attention to what is going on around you will reduce the odds of something happening to your child.

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Southern Charm: 5 Perfect Days in the Florida Keys

This gorgeous, tropical destination offers culture, nature and plenty of adventure, all without a passport.

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The Benefits of Imaginative Play Are Greater Than You May Think

Whether it’s playing their favorite superhero, character, or emulating someone they look up to, here are five ways that imaginative play can further help kids as they develop.

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The Mother of Dragons Opened Up about Her Health Scare & She’s Helping Others, Too

The Mother of Dragons faced her biggest challenge yet—in real life.

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Here’s How You & Your Littles Can Take Big Steps for SIDS Research

Videos of your kiddo’s first steps could make big strides in the fight against SIDS.

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(Nearly) Effortless Ways You Can Help End Food Insecurity

Your family can take action to fight hunger with these gestures big and small that are totally doable and rewarding.

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This 8-Year-Old Girl Just Set an MLB Record in the Coolest Way Possible

This record-breaking moment is about so much more than just baseball.

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The New (& Free!) National Summer Kindness Program for Kids

Your kids can learn to be better people with this new and cool summer program.

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