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5 Reasons to Learn Sign Language as a Family

From being able to communicate at a distance like across the playground to helping to develop fine motor skills, learning to sign helps families in ways you may not have imagined.

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Where Has the Time Gone?

“It’s just been you and me from the start and as we approach your 3rd birthday I can’t help but reflect back on these past few years. And although some days feel like an eternity, I still catch myself wondering, ‘Where has the time gone?’”

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Here’s What Learning a Second Language Will Do to Your Kids (According to Science)

Being bilingual has a big impact on your kids academic future.

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17 Virtual Events to Celebrate MLK’s Legacy with Your Kids

Learn more about this powerful man and inspire the next generation to bring about change in our world.

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Dream Big: MLK Day Activities for Families

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. isn’t just another day off of school. Help your kiddos invoke the spirit of MLK by joining in one of these inspired events.

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Katie Lee & Husband Ryan Biegel Welcome Baby Girl

This is the first child for the couple.

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The More You Talk to Your Babies, the Smarter They’ll Be as Teens, New Study Finds

Having conversations with your baby before they can talk can have a life-long impact.

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4 Agreements Every Rockstar Parent Should Make with Themselves

“#4: Do your best. Every human can start doing this right now.”

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Study Shows Babies from Bilingual Homes Switch Attention Faster

There may be an advantage simply from hearing, not just speaking, a second language.

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Why I Didn’t Talk to Anyone about My Postpartum Depression

“I thought people would look down on me. That they would call me ‘crazy’ or ‘insane.’ I worried that they would think I was an unfit mother.”

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The Scientific Reason Why Yelling Doesn’t Work

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Have you ever wondered how the emotion used in your voice affects how your kids listen or understand what you tell them? No doubt most of us have had moments where we “lost it” with our kids and…

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This Hospital Celebrates Reading with a Sweet NICU Book Event

Here’s why reading is important to newborns!

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4 Must-Know Tips to Help Prepare Kids for an Earthquake

Every conversation you have with your child about emergency preparedness is part of the bigger aim of helping them develop that all-important attribute: Resilience.

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How Many Kids Does Kim Kardashian West Want?

The reality star/makeup maven/entrepreneur recently opened up about her plans to have, or not have, more children.

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Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week: May 3, 2019

The best tweets of the week, guaranteed to make you laugh.

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Worried About Privacy From Amazon’s Alexa? These Easy Settings Will Ease Your Mind

Inviting Alexa to join the fam doesn’t mean you have to give up on privacy.

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You Can’t Use Disney Fastpass at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Here’s How to Survive

There will be no shortcuts in the new Star Wars land—but it’s not all bad news.

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We Love Kate Upton’s Trés Chic Name for Her New Baby Girl

Kate Upton’s baby girl’s name is pure elegance.

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This Boy Delivers an Incredible Speech about Why Reading Rocks—& He’s Only 4

When a four-year-old’s motivational speech about reading goes viral, everybody listens. Seriously.

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Now You Can Apply Snapchat Filters with Your Voice

Snapchat has a cool new audio filter.

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Adorable Instagram of Her Son on His Birthday Is a Rare Treat

The goddess of GOOP took to IG to wish her son a happy birthday.

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Parenting Is Basically Just Like Throwing Pasta at a Wall

Parenting a kid during the school years is like throwing pasta at your wall: you just have to take a big step back and see what sticks.

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Except the pasta is your advice, the wall…

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Babies Totally Know What You’re Saying, Even When You’re Not Talking

Parents, you’d better literally watch what you *don’t* say around your littlest kids.

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6-Month-Olds Absolutely Know More Words Than You Think, Says New Research

This latest research shows that infants understand language the same way adults do.

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Baby Talk Is Actually a Highly Evolved Language, According to Experts

It turns out that silly voice you use when talking to your infant is important in a baby’s development.

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Talk to the Hand: Baby Sign Language Classes

Find out what your baby really thinks (or wants) by teaching her to communicate before she can speak sentences. 

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8 Theatre Shows to Book for Date Night This Fall

These eight stage productions will make you remember how much fun date nights can be.

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Parents of Littles: These Tips Put Your Kids on the Right Path to Success

Your child’s academic success begins at home. These strategies help prepare your child for the classroom and stretch the long-term capacity of his or her mind.

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A Father’s Love: What One Dad Learned from Another

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One sentence. That was all it took for me to know I was onboard with this guy. We had worked together a little over two weeks. We’d barely spoken. He didn’t even remember my name.
“You said your…

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How My Fridge Taught Me A Lesson on Inclusion

“How do I get on the fridge?”

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All eight members of our modern-day blended Brady Bunch were crammed in the kitchen, prepping for dinner.  The Littles precariously poured the milk, delighted to have scored set-up…

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Three Ways Frozen’s Elsa Taught My Daughter To Be A Strong Woman

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We’ve all seen it. “Frozen,” that is. If your daughter is anything like mine, she made you watch it repeatedly for the first 6 months it was out on DVD. Then, you were coerced into begrudgingly buying…

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My Children: Which One Might Become a Serial Killer?

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You try not to think it, you really do, but in today’s culture it’s difficult. I mean the parent-blaming is everywhere. So when serial killers and even regular murderers show up on the news or on “Criminal Minds” or…

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