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Kids Notice Things That You Miss Completely

If you've ever spent time with a toddler, you know that they're easily distracted, and even when you think they're oblivious, they seem to hear</i> …

8 Ways Little Kids Are the Absolute Grossest

There’s no denying that little kids are cute. They have perfect little faces, soft skin, and wispy, bouncy hair. But the truth is, they’re also …

Survey reveals the kids' TV shows parents can most and least tolerate

One of the major challenges of parenthood is retaining one's sanity in the face of endless helium-injected cartoons with a maximum of five plot …

Mom Hilariously Sums Up What It's Like To Be Home With Kids In Summer

It’s our kids’ world and we just live in it<p>Summertime should be a time of schedule-free, sun-filled days and carefree nights. That is, unless you …

26 Bedrooms That Will Make You Wish You Were Still a Kid

Imagining and creating a kid's room is always fun and (we're not going to lie) it's also an opportunity for parents to have what they never did, be …

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How to limit your kids' screen time

By David Nield<p>There's no doubt phones, tablets, TVs, consoles and a bunch of other gadgets can be invaluable in entertaining, educating and placating …

Why You Should Slow Down This Summer

It’s the perfect time to rediscover the joy of moseying with your kids, says this pediatrician.<p>Our lives are hurried and harried. We have our adult commitments and schedules, and our kids often have their own commitments and schedules, too. It can be hard not to overload our kids and ourselves with …

Buckle Up, Folks: Generation Prime Has Arrived

By now, you’ve heard the buzz: If you were born between 1977 and 1983, you’re not a Gen-Xer or a Millennial, you’re a Xennial — a somewhat witty …

A New Way To Test Children’s’ Toys For Dangerous Chemicals

Handheld device can detect toxic chemicals hidden in toys<p>Bad recycling practices can contaminate children’s toys, embedding brominated flame …

Nickelodeon's famous slime recipe has been revealed – and it's (questionably) edible

A question that has bothered every Nickelodeon-watching child since the '90s has just been answered: what <i>is</i> that slime made of? And after decades of …

How to Do Nothing This Summer and Still Have An Amazing Time

Remember when summer was really a break? Start thinking of boredom as a gift to your family, says toy maker and mom of six Melissa Bernstein, and …

Boredom Busters: The Path to Creativity - GeekMom

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>Free time means boredom. And boredom, properly managed, can lead to creativity. These boredom busters can help pave the path …

Can too many toys limit creativity and give kids an addiction to 'stuff' early on?

Could kids be developing an addiction to "stuff" in early childhood?<p>Parenting expert Maggie Dent believes taking toys away can be a healthy …

United apologizes after giving away toddler's purchased seat

HONOLULU (AP) — United Airlines has apologized to a Hawaii teacher who was forced to hold her 2-year-old son on her lap for three-and-a-half hours …

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2 $10 Amazon Promo Codes Prime Now

With Amazon Prime day quickly approaching, <b>read more here</b>, there are a lot of deals that you can be taking advantage of prior to the actual Prime Day! …

9 ways to score Amazon Prime at a discount

If you have $99 to spare, one of the best deals on the Internet is Amazon Prime.<p>The benefits you can reap with an annual subscription are beyond comparison, and you earn them the second you sign up. Small surprise that Amazon Prime has attracted so many subscribers; Consumer Intelligence Research …

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17 Tips Every Amazon Addict Should Know

Love it or hate it, the Seattle-based retailer and gadget maker has done more to make online shopping mainstream than anyone. Here's how to best take …

Is Amazon Prime Worth It?

On July 11th, Prime Day arrives, and with it, a lot of people will get a free trial, or will consider signing up. To be fair, it <i>is</i> $100 a year, after the free trial expires, and that’s not cheap for most of us. But you get a lot for your money. In fact, you get a lot more than you might think. …

A $4 billion clothing company created an exclusive brand for Amazon Prime

Carter’s rolled out Simple Joys in the spring.<p>In the latest signal that Amazon is being taken seriously as a challenger in apparel to big-box retailers and department stores, the Carter’s company has created a new kids’ clothing brand that it’s selling exclusively to Amazon and its Prime members.<p>In …

eCommerce

Amazon Prime Day Deals Aren't Tax-Free In 2017

Amazon is hoping to lure more shoppers to its Prime member program with its annual Prime Day. Deals for shoppers actually begin a little earlier, starting this evening. The company claims there will be “hundreds of thousands of deals” with “new deals starting as often as every five minutes.” But if …

5 Sales to Shop on Amazon Prime Day Besides Prime Day

Tuesday is Prime Day, an Amazon shopping holiday that promises to be an “epic day of deals.”<p>While Amazon Prime members act on limited-time discounts …

Amazon Prime Will Soon Be More Basic Than Basic Cable

In the old days, if you wanted to watch shows and movies that were on cable channels, of course, you had to pay for basic cable, that was the norm. …

These Amazing Amazon Prime Day Deals Start Today

Mark your calendar for July 16 as this year's Prime Day, the day Amazon offers deep discounts on thousands of products exclusively for Prime members. …

11 Amazing Amazon Prime Snacks You Never Knew Existed

Imagine my surprise when I was searching Amazon Prime recently for groceries and found Wickedly Prime, Amazon Prime's very own line of food. The new offerings span snacks, teas, and soups, with options including salty and sweet. We're particularly excited about the snacks, because let's be real, we</i> …

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Amazon Prime Day 2017: 5 secrets to actually getting the best deals and saving money

The clock is ticking on killer deals as Amazon Prime Day 2017 launches Monday night at 9 p.m. Eastern. Shoppers can score savings on gadgets, food …

The Weirdest Amazon Prime Deals We've Found — So Far

Gigantic pianos, fly zapper rackets and indestructible meat forks. Does Prime Day get much better?<p>Yes, the savings are nice. But the oddball products …

The Best Deals on Baby Products From Amazon Prime Day 2017

Because your toddler doesn't have enough "Frozen" in her life.<p>Amazon Pride Day 2017 is in full swing and if you're a new mom (or just know one in …

How to get Prime Day 2017 deals if you’re not currently a Prime subscriber

As the name “Prime Day” indicates, amazon’s massive annual sales event is a special day for Amazon Prime subscribers only. There are plenty of other …

How to get Prime Day deals if you're not an Amazon Prime member

But perhaps the biggest reward for Prime members is access to Amazon's Prime Day deals. The third-annual sales event, which starts July 11, will see more than 100,000 items put on sale.<p>However, just because you aren't subscribed to the $99/year membership doesn't mean you have to miss out on the …

If it cracked down on password sharing, Netflix could probably make $400 million more a year

Streaming services like Netflix and HBO Now don’t care if users share passwords. But they may start to.<p>Twelve percent of adults who use streaming services such as Netflix have done so for at least one service by using credentials from someone outside of their household at some point, according to a …

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