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6 New Ways to Embrace Creativity This Summer

Summer is a terrific time to embrace creativity as part of your family’s routine. Here are 6 fun ways to showcase that imagination.

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Can Video Games Help a Child’s Learning & Development?

“Now there’s a more balanced view of video games and how they can help kids learn, grow and thrive.”

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6 Actionable Ways to Celebrate Black History Month, Every Day

Celebrate Black History month with the kids with intention and purpose.

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Dear Parents, Black History Is American History

“My school failed to teach me the truth about American history. They failed us. Are we going to allow our schools to repeat the same mistake and fail our children as well?

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What Should Children Be Allowed to Read?

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When I was a child, there was no way my parents could censor my reading. I simply read too fast and too much for them to keep up.
Once, though, I got hold of a…

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How to Create a Safer Internet Experience for Kids

Creating a safer internet experience is possible if you follow these steps and keep communicating with your kids about the hidden dangers on the web.

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Was the Super Bowl Halftime Show Family-Friendly?

“Ultimately, if your children watched and now you’re offended because it wasn’t ‘family-friendly,’ then it’s a good time to remind yourself who is in charge of your family, and the content they watch. You hold the remote.”

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Raising Independent Children Starts at Home

The more we trust our children to direct their own lives, the more satisfied and capable they become. Here are some strategies to get them on the right path to autonomy and independence.

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The Reality of the KonMari Method for Motherhood

What mother has not obsessed about the KonMari Kraze happening nowadays?

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Buying Your Kid a Game Console This Year? Here’s What Parents Need to Know

Which console is best for your family’s needs? Common Sense Media weighs in with their picks for kids of all ages.

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California District Changes School Dress Code So It Won’t Unfairly Target Girls

This school district drastically changed their dress code for an important reason.

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Instagram… for Kids? We Have Thoughts

It’s more than just a social media platform.

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How to Make Playtime Educational without Being Overbearing

One mom shares how her children can have fun and learn at the same time.

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Inside Top Ten Toys with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Top Ten Toys just won a Totally Awesome Award for Totally Terrific Toy & Book Store in Seattle. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what…

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Hungry? Tired? Bored?

     Have you ever had those days where you just want to rip out your hair in frustration? As a mother of two children, a step parent to three children, and a daycare provider, I have had more than my…

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Things I Swore I’d Never Do… Until I Became a Parent

I pretty much had it all together before I became a parent. The career, the social life, the travel and experiences. Everything was going along swimmingly. I knew who I was and what to expect.
And then my world was…

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Of Grave Importance: A Not-So-Spooky Guide to Oakland Cemetery

Nestled between the Grant Park and Cabbagetown neighborhoods, Oakland Cemetery is Atlanta’s oldest and largest public cemetery. Founded in 1850, it was designed to be a park and place of respite for the living as well making it a dead…

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Hero Worship

Summer may be the season of superhero blockbuster flicks, but for Little One, it’s always a good time to play at saving the world. Thanks to hero T-shirts from Little Capers, Little One can discover hidden superpowers without any hint…

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