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What Experts Say about Anxiety & Kids

How you can best validate your kid’s feelings—the physical, emotional, and the connection between them—according to the experts.

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28 Phrases to Help Calm an Anxious Kid

Simple things like “let’s count to 20 together” are a huge help.

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“Paw Patrol” Is Heading to the Big Screen with an All-Star Cast

You’ve caught yourself humming the PAW Patrol theme song enough to know it’s one of your kiddo’s favorite shows. Now, for the first time EVER, Ryder and his gang of pups are heading out of Adventure Bay and taking to…

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What It Means When Your Child Prefers the Other Parent

“The pure acceptance of this is a way to remind your child that you are also available for them and acts as a reminder that they can trust and rely on you.”

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Disney’s New Musical Series Aims to Educate Kids on Race & Social Justice

Questlove and The Roots will provide the tunes for series launching later this year.

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I Didn’t See My Son’s Disability Until He Was 15

“After I finally saw him and his invisible disability, I was crushed with guilt. How could I, as his loving mother, not see what was there before my eyes? Not seeing him kept me from giving the support he truly needed.”

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Helping Kids & Teens Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

“How you can help your kids better understand Alzheimer’s and how the disease will change their relationship with the affected relative.”

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New R.L. Stine Stories Are Brought to Life in Brand New Podcast

Dive into another universe—sans screens—today!

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April Reruns Bring May Fun with Season 2 of Bluey

Disney+ will stream 51 more episodes of the popular animated Australian TV show.

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Chill Out with The Pioneer Woman’s New Ice Cream Collection

Ree Drummond wants to help you have a fab summer.

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Answer What They Did at School Today

“As parents, we so desperately want to hear what happened during the day and share in their joy or support their tough times. But when all they say is, ‘Nothing’ we understandably may feel a bit frustrated.”

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How to Help Kids That Are Grieving Life before COVID

“If we allow a child their sadness, it doesn’t make sadness bigger, instead, it actually makes the sadness smaller because the child feels understood and validated. And when negative emotions are dealt with early in a child’s life, they learn enduring skills to help them through life’s future bumps and bruises.”

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IHOP Offers IOU’s for National Pancake Day Promotion

Here’s how to get a free short stack of pancakes from IHOP.

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10 Movies Starring Seattle to Watch with Kids

Cozy up with a family-friendly movie that puts Seattle in the spotlight tonight.

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TIME Announces Kid of the Year & the Winner Is…

The winner is setting the bar high for making change.

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7 Quick Tips to Help You Shift to a Positive Perspective

“Imagine the possibilities and potential we could bring to light just by keeping our eyes and hearts focused on the positivity surrounding us.”

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Review: Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Talking Thomas

Got a little train lover at home? This is the set for them! Check out what our friends at the Toy Insider have to say about it.

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Nickelodeon & TIME Announce Top 20 Finalists for Kid of the Year Honor

The finalists were selected following a nationwide search.

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This New Series Might Hold the Secret to Literacy in Early Learners

It was developed by a reading and literary specialist.

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Kids Love the Garbage Collector, Now They Can Dress Up like One Thanks to Hefty

While superheroes and princesses are always popular Halloween costumes, there are real-life heroes in our community that deserve the same honor. This Halloween, Hefty is helping kids dress up as their real-life heroes with the new Hefty Garbage Collector costume.…

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10 Reasons Why You Need to Teach Internet Safety to Your Kids

“Teaching internet safety to your kids isn’t a one-time conversation. With a few helpful tips, everyone can navigate the virtual world and avoid harming their physical or mental health.”

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5 Inclusive Resources for Families with Small Children

“It’s never too early or too late to learn about inclusion and to teach your children to accept all individuals, no matter their gender, race, sexuality, or ability.”

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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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Milano Cookies Creates “Happier Hour” Drink Pairings for Mother’s Day

Which drink pairs best with your favorite Milano cookie?

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