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Amazon's monthly STEM toy subscription box is about to turn your kid into a little genius

Any future Elon Musks or Marie Curies out there?<p>For those parents with kids who could not give a shit about the <i>Bubble Guppies</i> or other educational …

Kids

Good One Liners When Disciplining Your Kid!

<b>“I know, it’s hard”</b> - a pat on the shoulder and sincere frown on your face goes a long way to validate…and calm… your kid’s big emotions.<p><b>“Walk,</b> …

Parenting

35 Classic Children’s Books Even Adults Love

It can be said that some of the most formative books you'll read in your lifetime are read during your childhood. So many of us remember the books we …

Books

59 Simple 3-Ingredient Recipes

Small Bites<p><b>Grilled Spiced Chicken Wings</b><br>Give chicken wings an unexpected twist with seafood seasoning and a creamy ranch dipping sauce.<p><b>Get the recipe:</b> …

Food

Genius Strategies for Raising Kids Who Are Smart About Money—Starting at Age 4

Preschoolers & Early Elementary Kids (7 and Under)<p>The foundation of money habits is formed very early, as young as age 5, according to research from …

Kids

The Best Summery Board Books for Babies and Toddlers

There’s nothing quite like spending summer days with your little one. It’s the perfect time for sun-drenched walks, afternoons in the park, and lazy …

Books

Two Good Tools for Making Multimedia eBooks

Developing multimedia ebooks can be a good way for students to enhance portions of fiction and non-fiction stories that they write. By adding …

Education Technology

How to Create a Reward System for Kids That Works

While rewarding your child may be the last thing on your mind when you're dealing with misbehavior, reward systems can be one of the best ways to …

Kids

What to Do When Your Child Doesn't Care About Consequences

It’s frustrating when your child seems as though he could care less about going to time-out or losing his electronics for the day. And what's even …

Parenting

How much screen time is too much? Here are the limits 10 tech executives set for their kids

Before having kids, tech entrepreneur Nirav Tolia spent hours online each day catching up on his favorite sports teams, doing research, or scrolling through social media.<p>Now the father of three young sons, Tolia, the co-founder and chief executive of neighborhood-based social network Nextdoor, goes …

Kids

8 Tips For Talking To Your Kids So You Get More Than One-Word Responses

There are two things that I think the TV series “The Simpsons” got spot on when it came to communication between parents and kids. One is that kids …

Parenting

The 'SIFT' Method for Your Child's Emotional Intelligence

One of the best things that you can do for your children's mental health is to help them develop their self-awareness and emotional intelligence …

8 Tech-Free Products to Keep Toddlers Entertained on Road Trips

When you're not down with tablet time, traveling with kids can be much more challenging.<p>Keeping kids occupied and quiet(er) during a road trip …

Kids

This Parenting Hack Keeps Kids From Being Glued to Their Devices All Summer

Back when I was a kid, there wasn't much in the way of screen time aside from giant box TVs and the early generations of Nintendo systems, so my friends and I spent the duration of our Summer vacations outside on our bikes, running through sprinklers, and climbing trees. Times have certainly …

Kids

8 Words and Phrases Parents Should Repeat to Their Kids

Parents are always being told what not to say to their children, but there are words and phrases that should be put into heavy rotation.<p>Children …

Parenting

50+ Free Things to Do With Your Kids That Will Give Them an Epic Summer

As moms, we usually go out of our way to avoid hearing our kids say "I'm bored," especially during the Summer months when we want them to have memorable, warm-weather days to look back on. But keeping kids of all ages entertained can be hard <i>and</i> expensive. You want a healthy mix of family …

Kids

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

9 Ways to Encourage Baby's Speech Development

Your baby is a social animal and is dependent on your reactions to his efforts at language. You can reinforce your baby's speech in a variety of ways by capturing your child's attention and engaging him in the process of learning.<p><b>Here are nine ways you can help encourage your baby's speech</b> …

The 17 Best Children's Books to Promote Kindness, Integrity, and More

Books have the power to ignite a passion for learning, provide us with a sweet escape, and connect us with who we are and who we want to be while …

My almost-4-year-old is willful and disobedient. How can I regain control?

<i>Q: My almost-4-year-old is incredibly willful and whines all the time. He does exactly what we ask him not to do, and it's gotten to the point that I don't want to ask him not to do anything because I know he will do it on purpose. Everything results in a temper tantrum. He managed to hurt himself</i> …

Parenting

The compelling case for being an ‘intentionally lazy’ parent

Last year, I was working with Charlie, a typical kid. He was a bright student, taking a few honors classes and scoring around the 90th percentile on standardized tests. He ran cross-country in the fall and played lacrosse in the spring. He had a group of close buddies that he hung out with most …

Teaching

Mom Creates Kid-Friendly Way To Learn About Money — And It’s Genius

This mom’s financial lesson to her daughter is completely brilliant<p>Remember when you first started earning a paycheck and had to learn how to budget …

These Are The Toys Your Child Should Be Playing With, According To A Psychologist

While toys are first and foremost a way for kids to have fun, different toys do nurture different aspects of a child's spirit, mind, and behavior, …

8 Ways to Discipline Your Child Without Spanking

Spanking is one of the most widely debated parenting topics. While most pediatricians and parenting experts don't recommend spanking, the vast …

Parenting

This Monthly Book Club Is the Rare Monthly Subscription Service That Doesn’t Suck

It mails you five titles every month. Buy what you like; send the rest back.<p>My 3-year-old’s favorite pastime is reading. Doesn’t matter if it’s <i>Llama</i> …

Books

Unsung Heroes: 50 Books about Extraordinary Black Mighty Girls and Women

Our top picks of books about trailblazing African-American girls and women for Black History Month!During February's Black History Month, we …

How Parents Can Instill Reading

Parents often ask how they can help their children learn to read; and it’s no wonder that they’re interested in this essential skill.<p>Reading plays an …

12 Ways to Entertain (and Exhaust) Your Kid When They’re Stuck Inside

Beat the snow, rain, or even heat with quick activities that everyone can participate in.<p>Serious winter weather can be an impassable roadblock to …

The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time

We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In …

The 9 Words Parents Should Never Say to Their Kids

The rhyme says ‘words will never hurt me,’ but when used on children these 9 epithets could cause damage.<p>The fight over the efficacy and cultural …

Parenting