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Check In with Your Children

“They need to be assured that while life is messy, we can all get through it together.”

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Little Luxuries: The Best Kid-Friendly Spa Treatments

It’s a tough job, but someone’s gotta do it—being kids, that is! When they’re ready for a slow-down, these spas are at their service.

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How to Handle the Stress & Anxiety of Heading Back to School

Anxiety has been one of the most common health impacts related to COVID for teens—here’s how you can address it and help prepare your kids for this coming year.

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NEW! The Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego

Art classes for youth and teens, specialty camps, and community events for the whole family; San Diego’s art scene just got an upgrade.

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Stop Doing These 8 Things for Your Kids This School Year

Your teens should be able to do these things on their own.

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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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The Age You Need to Push Kids to Stay Active (According to Studies)

This is the age that kids stop being active and it’s sooner than you think.

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The Best Blue Light Blocking Glasses for Kids (& Their Grownups)

Protect your peepers with a pair of blue light glasses!

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Instagram Just Announced New Features to Majorly Upgrade Privacy for Teens

Three new features will make it safer for teens on the massively popular platform.

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14 Space-Saving Loft Beds Kids & Parents Will Love

From mid-century modern to farmhouse chic, send your kid’s bedroom design dreams to new heights.

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Keeping Teens Safe Online—What Parents Need to Know

Discussing the darker side of the world wide web—like phishing and cyberbullying—is crucial to help protect your teens from harm.

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TikTok’s New Features Help Your Family Combat Cyberbullying

New updates streamline comment management and guide on bullying prevention.

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10 Tips for Traveling with Teens & Tweens

“The more your teen is involved in the planning process, the more vested they will be in having a good time on the trip!”

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Yes, Sexting Happens in Middle School. Here’s How to Talk to Kids about It

“Developing healthy online habits takes attention, discussion, and lots of practice. The road is full of bumps but luckily gets smoother as parents help kids navigate the potholes.”

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The Surprising Thing a Pixar Movie Taught Me about Raising a Teenager

“When your teenager is grumpy and wants to be left alone, be relentless and let your unconditional love shine through. The ending is worth it.”

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4 Ways to Help Your Teen Daughter with Her Struggles & Stress Right Now

“Teen girls get my utmost empathy and compassion. Life is just tough right now. Here’s how you can help her with her mental health.”

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Safety Tips for Teens This Summer

“​​​​​​​Ultimately, you want your teenager to have fun during the summer. But before summer break begins, have these conversations with them to create a safety plan to make this one the best one yet.”

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Here’s How to See Movies for $1 This Summer

Regal Cinemas has a summer special families can’t miss.

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“Stand By Me” Is Making a Nostalgic Return to the Big Screen

This ’80s fave film is coming back to theaters for two days in May.

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Hang In There, Mama

“When you feel alone, even though the house is full, hang in there and look for the ways you need to fill up your cup. You are the only one who can do this.”

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West Elm Kids Is Here for Your Mid-Century Modern Nursery Dreams

Your kiddo’s room is about to look better than yours!

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When Your Teen Is Drowning in Their Mental Health Problems

“They need heroes in mental health. They need to hear if you fought with depression every day or anxiety kept you from functioning some weeks. They need to know that there are mental health heroes all around them.”

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Janie & Jack Now Offers Tween Sizes & Your Family Photos Never Looked Better

The beloved kids’ brand recently extended sizing for tweens and teens.

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What Is Social Media Depression and Is Your Child at Risk?

Social media depression refers to a clinical depression that results from the intensity, pressure, and eventual isolation stemming from social media use. And unfortunately, it is becoming increasingly common among kids and teens.

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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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She’s Creepy, She’s Kooky & Wednesday Addams Is Coming to Netflix

The Netflix show will follow the teen years of your fave Addams daughter.

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Waiting to Hear These 3 Simple Words

“It’s one of those things that most don’t even think about. And it’s something a mother hears a million times over a lifetime unless your child is nonverbal.”

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Here’s Why Your Teen Needs to Turn Off Their Screen & Just Go to Sleep

New research highlights the importance of sleep for your teen’s mental health.

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Here’s How to Keep Your Kids Safe on TikTok

The video sharing platform wants you to know about these parental controls.

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27 Great Conversation Starters for Honest Family Discussions

Here’s how to go beyond, “How was school?” when talking with your kids.

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10 Movies Starring Seattle to Watch with Kids

Cozy up with a family-friendly movie that puts Seattle in the spotlight tonight.

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Dude Dad’s Latest Holiday Video Might Remind You of Someone

He’s back and this year he’s outdone himself.

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4 Highlights from 2020 Worth Celebrating

“This year will be known for many things, from COVID-19 to the US presidential elections. Here are the top four stories that will resonate long after 2020 is over.”

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