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Time-Tested Tips for Reading with Your Kids

Research shows that reading with your children will increase their reading and other cognitive skills. This is an early-life intervention that is beneficial throughout their lives.

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12 Online Jobs That Are Hiring Right Now

Now’s as good a time as any to snag one of these full-time or part-time jobs that’ll let you stick around the house.

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What Experts Say about Anxiety & Kids

How you can best validate your kid’s feelings—the physical, emotional, and the connection between them—according to the experts.

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These Dads Doing Their Daughter’s Hair Are Too Cute for Words

There’s no reason why dads can’t experience the joys of whipping up a spectacular ‘do instead of regrettable hair don’ts.

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Coding Resources & Challenges for Kids

There are many free or low cost coding programs available to teach kids this skill.

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How to Help Your Kids Make Good Decisions (According to Experts)

Let your kid be the boss for one hour a day. No, seriously.

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Want to Raise Respectful Kids? Then You Need to Do This First

If you think your kids aren’t watching you, hearing you or taking in the energy you are putting out into the community—yelling or cussing at another driver who may have cut you off—then you are missing the bigger picture.

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Parenting Wisdom from the Most Unlikely Place

This “aha” parenting tip was literally right in front of me—the tag hanging from my cup of tea.

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A Hack to Foster Your Child’s Self-Awareness & Build Their Resilience

Our job as parents is to help our kids learn to reflect on their experiences, not just have an experience.

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Dive In: The Best Lessons for Beginning Swimmers

Dive into our list to discover the best spots to get your tot learning to swim like a shark.

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11 Important Things Every Son Needs to Hear from Their Dad

These important life lessons can help shape a boy into becoming a courageous, honorable, and kind man.

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The One Thing We Miss When We Applaud Our Kid’s Success

“So much of our good fortune comes to us, not because we deserve it, but because of forces outside ourselves.”

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5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Money

We’ve got a few simple ways master the money game with your mini crew!

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Three Moms Share How They’re Keeping Their Kids Safe and Healthy While Online

Over the years, you’ve taught your kids a lot of ways to stay safe: look both ways before crossing the street, wear a helmet while riding a bike, go feet-first down slides and so much more. As your kids get…

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This Camp Dedicated to Biking Builds Skill & Confidence

This camp has been teaching kids how to ride a bike since 1995! Pedalheads offers learn-to-ride summer bike camps helping kids ages 3-12 get off training wheels and riding safely on the road or trail.

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Helping Kids & Teens Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

“How you can help your kids better understand Alzheimer’s and how the disease will change their relationship with the affected relative.”

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12 Compliments Every Teacher Needs to Hear

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Here’s how to thank your kids’ educators.

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How to Start the Conversation Around Tech With Your Kids

Having “the tech talk” with your kids can be intimidating. Families.google offers free resources to make it easier!

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Haiku for You: Simple Poetry for Kids

Today is National Haiku Day! Teach your kiddos this simple form of three-line poetry with a few easy tips.

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8 Ways Parents Can Plan For Their Child’s Future

“From preparing financially to getting involved in their education and teaching them life skills, you can truly set your kids up for success from the day they’re born.”

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How to Raise Eco-Conscious Kids

“There’s no better time than Earth Day to show kids that creating a sustainable planet starts at the grass-roots level.”

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For the Birds: Where to Go Birding With Kids in NYC

This fun, safe and almost free activity has everyone looking up these days. Here’s why it’s a great time to gather the flock and go!

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10 Ways Parents Can Fight for Social Justice, Today & Every Day

Practical tools to help you parent to your intentions.

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Line Up: 4 Crafty Ways to Introduce Kids to Poetry

From the budding Beatnik to a free-loving free verser, we’ve got four fun ways to show your kids that poetry is not just about the rhyme.

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Teaching Your Child About Climate Change

As we struggle to improve our own climate literacy, the inundation of messaging on the topic has made it more important than ever to start the conversation about climate change and global warming with our children.

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Realistic Ways to Teach Your Kids about Money

“Financial skills are essential to navigate life, so here are some realistic ways to teach your kids about money so they’re set for the future.”

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5 Unexpected Things I’ve Learned from My Daughter

“It’s hard to remember her wisdom sometimes when she is picking her nose and handing it to me ..but there is no doubt that becoming the mother to this little being has totally transformed me. Here are some of the unexpected things I learned from her.”

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The Darker Side of Motherhood

“I need breaks from my child sometimes. Not in the cute hiding in the bathroom eating a candy bar way, but in the crying into my pillow wishing I had more endurance and patience way.”

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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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10 Easy Random Acts of Kindness to Do with Your Kids

“Engaging children in performing kind acts build up their ability to show compassion for others and helps create healthy, supportive communities where they can live and grow.”

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Do This at Home to Raise Kids That Do Good

“Children model what they live and experience. It goes without saying that kindness in the home translates to kindness outside of the home.”

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The Power of Forgiveness

“The world would be a much better place if we all could show more empathy and forgiveness in our lives. And maybe, if we taught our children to be more forgiving, then maybe we could be more forgiving ourselves.”

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