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7 Tips for Talking to Kids about LGBTQ

“Even at an early age you can teach the value of empathy and respect for others, as well as open the door for any future conversations regarding their own identity.”

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Why Celebrating Earth Day Is Such a Special Opportunity for Kids

“By celebrating Earth Day with our families, we teach children responsibility and problem-solving; our community efforts reinforce the concepts of cooperation and collaboration, which in turn yields community connection.”

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How to Help Your Kids Make Friends with Face Masks

“We can introduce masks in ways that help masks become a normal and even fun part of life. Here are a few simple steps that can make masks work for kids.”

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7-Eleven Cancels In-Store Birthday Celebration

Instead they are gifting one million meals to Feeding America.

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Big Changes Are Coming to Walt Disney World: Here’s What You Need to Know

Disney has made some drastic changes to keep park goers safe.

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Children’s Mental Health in the Time of Quarantine

“When a child feels safe to express themselves, many important conversations can begin. Those conversations may not only ease the stress of our current situation but provide them with tools they can use for a lifetime.”

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Elmo Hand Washing Song

Elmo Sings About About Hand-Washing in Adorable PSA

Sesame Workshop offers printable activity pages, interactive games and free eBooks. 

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“The Big Bang Theory” Actress Released a Kids Cookbook & It’s Free!

The new e-book is all about encouraging healthy eating habits.

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How to Resolve Sibling Rivalry

These tips will help you navigate the war and bring peace (mostly) back to your household.

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3 Conversation Starters from Toddlers to Tweens

To help make dinner tables everywhere more interesting, we tested a few sure-fire questions that promise to have your kids sharing their day in no time.

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This Is What It’s Really Like to Have a “Weekend” Husband

“You’re so lucky!”

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“You don’t have to wake up early to help with breakfast or do that extra load of laundry!.”
“You don’t have to deal with a man-child every single day!”
These are only…

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How to Help Your Child Transition to Kindergarten Like a Pro

Kindergarten is an exciting time for children but it can also be a stressful time of change, not just for little ones, but for parents too. Although each child is unique and develops at his or her own pace, most…

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3 Reasons Apps Foster Effective Learning

As technology continues to evolve, it’s not surprising that apps are starting to be incorporated into daily classroom activities. With more than 80,000 apps considered ‘educational’ in Apple’s app store, educators will never have a shortage of applications to use…

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The Best Reading Apps to Download This Summer

Introduce young readers to the alphabet and give avid readers a never-ending supply of fresh material with our favorite downloads.

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This Woman’s Story About Her Toddler’s Meltdown Will Make You Want to Hug Her

Tantrums happen, and we can all learn a little something from this mommy blogger’s story.

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All the Best Ways to Stop “Summer Brain Drain”

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When it comes to summer break, school is usually the last thing on a child’s mind. Instead, family trips and playtime with friends take priority, leaving little room for interest in learning during the warmer months. Unfortunately, research…

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These Two Doctors Tested out Diaperless Potty Training So You Don’t Have To

Wish you could kick those diapers to the curb? These doctors did by observing their infant’s natural timing and cues.

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Doing This One Thing Can Make Mornings with Kids Much Easier, According to Experts

One small change could go a long way to a smooth morning with your kids.

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How I Finally Got My Children to Leave the House On Time

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Getting out of the house without yelling at times requires some divine intervention…

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A while back, it didn’t matter WHERE we were headed, there would be “incidents” that prevented us…

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Protecting Your Child: 5 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Be Smart Around Stranger

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Some children are friendly and trusting in their very nature. Others may be shy, but still likely to do whatever they are told by an authority figure. Even children who seem sensible will not be aware…

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The Scoop on An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win

Set in Detroit during the Civil Rights Movement, Melody’s story examines the joyful life and troubled times of an irrepressible 10-year-old African-American girl whose vivid imagination and creativity reinforce her optimism. When shocking national events threaten her sense of security,…

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Let It Float: Easy Walnut Shell Ships

Sailing on the half shell couldn’t be cuter when you take a few minutes to make these walnut boats.

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January ’16 Britax Car Seat Recall – Everything You Need to Know

RECALL ALERT: Britax is issuing a recall of certain B-Safe 35 and B-Safe 35 Elite infant car seat and travel systems. This recall affects certain infant car seats manufactured between October 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015.
Britax has received…

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10 Games to Encourage Baby’s First Words

Ever wish your baby could tell what he needs? Get him talking with these fun language games.

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Take Me Out To The Ball Game! Tips and Tricks for Taking Tots to Turner Field

Before you hit the ballpark, get prepared by checking out our tips and tricks for taking tots Turner Field

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Interactive Workshops Keep You Safely Ever After

These fun and interactive personal safety workshops for both parents and kids teach smart, memorable and easy strategies that keep kids safe.

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Spruce Up Your Home With These 3 New Products

Form, function and style meet in these new products for the home.

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How to Build a Cardboard Rocket

Tape and scissors are all you need to turn a few moving boxes into an afternoon of entertainment. Read on to discover how to build a cardboard rocket in just a few steps thanks to our friends at Built by Kids.

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Give a Book on Behalf of Sandy Hook

The tragic events of the Sandy Hook Elementary School are still fresh in the minds of so many parents. Here is San Diego, parents, kids and community members have an opportunity to make a local impact on behalf of the…

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Chinese American International School

Founded in 1981, Chinese American International School was the first school of its kind and today remains one of the few independent Pre-K through eighth grade English-Chinese immersion programs in the U.S. Since its beginnings 30 years ago, the school …

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Date Night: DIY Crabbing – Gears, Piers, and Tips

Searching for a restaurant that serves affordable crab that is still fresh and delicious? Well, look no further than our very own bay! Our friends at 7×7 have gathered all the information to send you on the do-it-yourself crabbing adventure…

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Math’s a Dream

That your 5 year old can log onto a computer without assistance, go to “Favorites” and click on Playhouse Disney — and then easily navigate games about Handy Manny or the Higglytown Heroes — probably no longer surprises you. But…

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