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New (& Cool) Kids’ Shows Coming to Netflix in October

Let’s just say these new titles are scary good.

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We Tested the New Google Kids Space Tablet Experience

From parental controls that don’t require a Ph. D to kid-curated content and a price point that won’t break the bank, this tablet is winner.

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Easy Play Projects That Get Kids to Play All Day

Setting up an immersive experience in your own space will encourage kids to play independently, stoke their imagination and drive a love of discovery.

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Life Skills! Here’s How to Teach Kids to Read a Map

Take some time to go look at the world around you in a completely different way.

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How to Build Trust with Your Tween (According to Experts)

While they won’t help with the inevitable eye roll, this expert advice can help you connect and build mutual trust.

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When Motherhood Isn’t a Fairytale

“Looking back now, I know I had a postpartum. But I didn’t realize it then. I just thought this is what motherhood is. None of the moms I knew talked about this stuff. And I felt ashamed that I was having these feelings.”

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8 Tips for Helping Your Blended Family Thrive

“Whether your blended family is newer or you’re simply looking for techniques to help your already existing family thrive, there are so many ways to improve your family’s function.”

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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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Tweens & Teens Can Explore YouTube Safer Than Ever with New Updates

YouTube is making the platform safer for budding young adults.

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These Are the Best States to Raise a Family, According to WalletHub

The study also includes the worst states to raise a family, too.

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Foosketball

Foosketball Is Exactly What It Sounds Like & We Are Loving It

It takes skill, patience and a little bit of luck!

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Set New Year’s Intentions Rather Than Resolutions

“In the spirit of setting ourselves free from the psychological weight that’s dragging so many of us down, I propose this be of intentions rather than resolutions.”

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10 Awesome Stroller-Friendly Hikes in Bellevue

Pack the stroller and get ready to hit the hiking trail this weekend!

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Go Ahead & Eat the Pizza

“When I find myself getting distracted during work and wanting to see my kid, that’s what I do. It’s like having a craving for pizza, you know you’re not going to get over it until you just eat a damn slice.”

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How to Start Making Life Happen for You

” Life is about partnering with the right people, at the right time. Life is about asking questions and asking for help when you need it.”

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Monopoly Space Board Game

Hasbro’s New Space Capsule Is Out of This World

Explore outer space with some of your favorite games.

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How to Teach Your Kids to Save Money for Emergencies

“The next time you run out of stay-at-home activities to keep the family busy, take some time to work with your kids on managing their money—it pays off in the long run.”

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Curious about Montessori Education? Start Here

“Montessori children are very resourceful and love to find ways to solve problems. And famously, the Google founders went to a Montessori school and credit part of their success to this ability to think for themselves.”

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12 Easy Hairstyles That Are Perfect for Summer

These easy styles will help you make summer memories without worrying about your hair.

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How Mrs. Parker’s Charm School Began

A woman, a dream, and the courage to make it a reality.

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What I Would Do Differently as a Mom

“I hated the term self-care. I couldn’t relate to moms who went out without their kids, literally ever. I had two pedicures in seven years and my daughter was with me both times. Then I realized something needed to change.”

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Setting Goals and Establishing Healthy Habits of Learning

“Goal setting is an important skill for kids to have. If they are actually motivated by a goal, they’ll get real-world practice at monitoring, controlling, and changing their own behaviors.”

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Parent to a Special Needs Child? Hear What This Doc Has to Say

We sat down with Raquel Nieves, MD, of Stanford Children’s Health and Bayside Medical Group to talk about special needs children in her practice, including those with Down syndrome.

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Rainbow Walk

Bear Hunts and Rainbow Walks Help Lift Spirits

Getting out of the house to exercise and get some fresh air is recommended as long as you use social distancing practices.

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The Benefits of Making a Family Social Contract

“The best benefit of a social contract? It teaches self-responsibility which is such a critical component to everyday life.”

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How to Successfully Teach Your Kids to Be More Independent

“By teaching your children to be more independent, they might just surprise you with how capable they are.”

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Mom-to-Be Maren Morris Chose a Babymoon Over the Grammies

The country star recently “babymooned” on the farm!

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4 Tips for Setting Family Goals

“Make the most of the New Year by making resolutions as a family. Involve your kids in the process—it could be so successful this could become your next family tradition!”

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This Mom Found a Way to Stop Her Baby from Crying & It’s Genius

This mom’s genius hack is a life-sized stand-in.

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A New Federal Act Will Allow Parents to Cash Out $5,000 from a 401(k)

This new legislation allows parents to withdraw up to $10,000 from their retirement funds for child-related expenses.

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These Sensory-Friendly Santa Events Make the Holiday Even More Magical

Forget about the loud, busy mall this holiday season.

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