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5 Reasons Kids (and Parents!) Love this New Smartwatch

Does it feel like you’re always sharing your phone, tablet or smartwatch with your kids? (“What’s the weather?” “Can I play a game?” “Ooh, pictures!”) With tech at every turn, it’s no surprise that kids love gadgets and gear just…

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This Is Your Parenting Secret Weapon

“When you engage your kids with a story, you get perspective and insight into what is important to them.”

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The Online Parental Controls You Didn’t Know Existed

More than ever before, there is so much tech in our hands and our homes. It’s pretty cool to have the world at your fingertips, but with that comes extra responsibility, especially when it comes to our kids and tech. Not sure where to start? Check out these five excellent online parental controls we found on Google Families Parental Controls Hub you may not know about.

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Why Kids Test Our Limits & What to Do About It

“Most parents assume that the solution to children not listening (or deliberately ignoring) limits is, you guessed it, more limits. And stronger enforcement of limits.”

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How to Create Calm during a Pandemic

“The impact of the lockdown on your family’s mental health, particularly children, may be devastating—here’s how to help your children cope with the anxiety linked to coronavirus.”

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Greenlight Reveals How Kids Spent Their Money in 2019

How do your kids spending habits compare?

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Can You Bring Your Kid with You to the Voting Booth? What Voters Need to Know

Go ahead and teach them about their civic duty from an early age.

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How to Raise a Happy Kid in the Digital Age

By all means, enjoy media together — but set limits so it doesn’t interfere with face-to-face interactions.

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5 Reasons to Love the Amazon Fire Kids Edition Tablets’ Easy Parental Controls

Everything you need to know about the parental control features available for Amazon Fire Kids Edition tablets.

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These New Apple Updates Were Practically Made for Parents & Kids

At Apple’s annual WWDC event, there were plenty of reveals perfect for kids and families.

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Let Them Get Bored! (& Other Ways to Avoid This Summer Slippery Slope)

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As we head into summer, it can be helpful to set clear expectations for our kids, in order to avoid challenges and ensure that everyone in the family has fun. The summer months tend to create a relaxed…

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A Teddy Bear’s Guide to Throwing a Birthday Party

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One morning, I laid Lennon (my daughter) and Ringo (her well-loved, well-worn teddy bear with a personality all his own) down with some books and blankets in her crib while I hopped in the shower. After I’d…

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Sanity Savers: 12 Best Apps for Babies

We found a dozen apps that’ll captivate your baby on a longhaul flight, help tame squirmy diaper changes and calm a fussy tot while waiting for the doctor.

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