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5 Clever Ways to Ease Back-to-School Anxiety

You can help reduce your kid’s stress about returning to school with these creative ideas—one of which may involve performing some epic dance moves.

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TikTok Announces New Protective Measures to Keep Teens Safe

The new features are designed to empower teens to take control of their content.

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Recall Alert: Johnson & Johnson Recalling 5 Lines of Aerosol Sunscreens

They’re potentially contaminated with a known carcinogen.

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11 Video Games You Can Play with Your Kids (That Are Actually Fun)

If your kids are on their Nintendo Switch or Sony Playstation a lot, why not get in on the fun?

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28 Totally Doable Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste

Start small with these easy-to-execute ideas for families wanting to live a waste-free life.

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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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Starbucks New Espresso Drinks Are Shaken, Not Stirred

Get ready for two new Shaken Espresso drinks for the spring.

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You Won’t Believe How Much Kids Made in Allowance Last Year

They don’t make allowances like they used to!

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Here’s Why Regular Bedtimes Are So Important, According to Science

It’s not just about enjoying that mom-time once the kiddos drift off to dreamland.

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7 Tips Every Parent Needs to Know for Effective Virtual Learning

“As the virtual classroom continues, many kids may be losing momentum and parents are certainly feeling drained. With no end in sight anytime soon, I wanted to share some virtual learning tips to keep kids engaged and us parents sane.”

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We’re Hosting a 30-Day Toy Giveaway, Enter Today!

Just in time for the holidays, we are giving away the hottest toys for 30 days, including a Nintendo Switch, a LEGO Star Wars set, a 3-D printer, Blue Clues toys, Super Mario coding game, and a Disney Frozen Princess doll. Enter to win today.

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Review: Up In & Over Energetic Elephant Bouncer

Looking for something to keep the kids active inside or out this winter? The Toy Insider has just the thing in mind.

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Can Your Child Dream in Multiple Languages?

“As a mother of a 3 year old trilingual daughter (French, English, and Slovak) I see the benefits every day.”

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The Year Our Christmas Presents Changed Forever

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Our family Christmases were idyllic, if simple. Each year on Christmas Day, we would all open our presents. My sister and I would get doll clothes (this was when you got outfits, not multiple Barbies) and plush animals,…

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Cold Stone Creamery Commemorates Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary with Themed Treats

The new Creation, Shake, and Ice Cream Cake will be available for a limited time only.

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11-Year-Old Identical Twins Create Sleek New Writing Utensil

The name SOZY literally reflects each of the twins’ names, Sophie and Izzy.

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Flexcations Are the New Travel Trend, Data Shows

Families are making the best of flexible work and school schedules.

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Hallmark Channel Offers Viewers a Lineup of Holiday Movies to Celebrate Christmas in July

The Hallmark Channel will once again offer a selection of their holiday classics. 

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Now You Can Stream “The Hate U Give” for Free

The movie is also available to purchase at a discount.

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Paper Mario: The Origami King

Paper Mario: The Origami King is Coming to the Switch in July

The game will join the current lineup including Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

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50 Ways Families Can Save the Planet

Caring about the environment doesn’t have to drastically alter your lifestyle. There are plenty of little things you can do, too.

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Mindful Eating & 3 Ways to Cut Out Sugar

“I realized after all my hardships that I am an emotional eater and when under extreme amounts of stress, I seek comfort in food. Once I became aware that I was actually doing this I was able to change and develop tools to cope.”

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Just Because Newborns Are Exhausting Doesn’t Mean You Need to Suffer

Normalizing exhaustion with a newborn doesn’t help the parents that are suffering—here are ways to help adjust to life with a non-sleeping baby that will make life easier for everyone.

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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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Giving Kids Choices: The Parent’s Guide

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If you are the parent of a young child you know that choices make up a big part of your parenting vocabulary on a daily basis. All the parenting “advice” out there says to offer your toddlers a choice between…

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Long Delay? Nintendo Now Offers Pop-Up Lounges at Select Airports

The lounges feature comfortable seating, charging ports and Nintendo Switch game demos.

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10 Brilliant Ideas to Replace Halloween Candy

You may have heard of Elf on the Shelf, but have you ever heard of Switch Witch? Sort of like the Tooth Fairy, the Switch Witch stealthily visits the homes of little children, but instead of swapping teeth for cash,…

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