Brock Alexander

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The best free educational apps for kids: Back to School Tech Guide 2013

It’s not easy tracking down free educational apps for kids–or at least the good ones. And we have pretty stringest standards for what makes an app …

7 Do's and Don'ts of Raising a Happy Child

Happiness probably tops the list of things you want to cultivate in your children -- just follow our list of what to do (and not do) when nurturing your child's positive outlook.<p>Do Let Your Kid Take the Lead<p>Spend "child-centered time" with your kid every day, says Joyce Nolan Harrison, M.D., …

Tiger Cubs! Marshall and Kali at the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma, WA

I’m a Stay-at-Home Dad, but People at the Grocery Store Call Me “Hero”

At the zoo, my 3-year-old daughter whines about wanting hot cocoa. On my lap, my 9-month-old infant shrieks, too tired to eat and too hungry to …

Adorable pictures of toddler and puppy sleeping side by side will leave you ‘howling at the cuteness’

These pictures of a toddler having a nap with a puppy will have you ‘howling at the cuteness’, according to the boy’s mother.<p>Jessica Shyba uploaded …

Mindfulness for New Fathers

For new fathers, mindfulness really boils down to paying close attention to the subtlest shifts in your partner and baby, maintaining a feeling of connection to both of them, and being able to observe your own feelings rise and fall without becoming reactive. This feeling of connection can …

Teach Kids to Daydream

Mental downtime makes people more creative and less anxious.<p>Today’s children are exhausted, and not just because one in three kids is not getting sufficient sleep. Sleep deprivation in kids (who require at least nine hours a night, depending on age) has been found to significantly decrease academic …

How to wake up a kid - ( Breed- Nirvana )

13 Life Hacks for Career-Loving Moms and Dads

I know it, you know it: There’s not enough time in the day. Raising a family and having a full-time job requires maintaining a rigorous schedule and …

Kid calls 911 for help with math homework.

A 911 dispatcher has an unusual call when 4-year-old Johnny ran into problems with his math questions.

Kids Can Use Smartphones Before They Learn To Write Their Names And Tie Their Shoes, Survey Says

Kids around the world may be separated by land and sea, but many seem to have one thing in common: They know a <i>lot</i> about technology.<p>AVG, a computer security software company, surveyed 6,017 parents from the U.K., U.S., France, Germany, Spain, Czech Republic, Australia, Brazil, Canada and New Zealand …

Loving Dad Creates Adorable Lunchbox Meals For His Two Children

<b>Loving parents</b> creating amazing lunchbox art get the thumbs-up around these quarters–just check out New York City-based lawyer Gamene and graphic …

Kids

This Guy Might Be The Coolest Stay-At-Home Dad Ever

A dad responds to negative comments about his parenting with some pretty awesome photos.

Osmo - Toys of the future, today.

Have you ever been amazed by how easy it is for a toddler or young child to pick up a smart device and start using it? It just comes naturally to …

This Little Girl Is NOT A Fan Of The 'I've Got Your Nose' Game

The classic game of "I've got your nose" turned out to be a little too real for a 2-year-old girl in Brighton, England.<p>What makes this video so adorable isn't just little Kyra's reaction to her missing nose, it's her attempts to explain how she lost it and her effort to get it back.<p>"This is a video …

This Is The Physics Lesson Of The Future, And It Looks Insanely Fun

Local Projects teams up with the New York Hall of Science to build an app that reveals the physics of the playground.<p>On a breezy spring afternoon at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, designer Jake Barton is watching a pair of middle schoolers chuck an iPod across a playground while another …