Kids

Kids get asked if New York or LA is better, things instantly turn brutal

From the mouths of babes comes wisdom, but so too do devastating insults.<p>On Wednesday night Jimmy Kimmel decided to get a different take on the …

BoJack Horseman

These clever games and toys aren't just for children

Parenting

These Are the Best Selling Toys of 2017

You might be surprised by how many toy brands you recognize on the list.<p>With the holidays coming up, toy and game shopping is about to heat up.<p>Toy …

Investing

Nursery where children only play with toys they make themselves named Britain's best

An outdoor nursery where children are only allowed to play with toys they have made themselves has been named Britain's Best Nursery.<p>No matter the …

Parenting

These are 2017's Biggest Holiday Toy Trends

The Toy Insider recently released its 2017 Holiday Gift guide, highlighting the toys that are expected to be at the top of every kid’s wish list this …

Parenting

24 things to do in Chicago with kids - Curbed Chicago

Chicago’s world-famous architecture and cultural offerings make it one of the most popular cities in the U.S., but locals will tell you that Chicago is also a great place to live or travel to with kids.<p>Sure, children and parents alike love the deep dish pizza, but the Windy City offers everything …

Libraries

Parents: You can use Disney to teach kids about death - Futurity

From Bambi's mom to Simba's dad, new research says Disney and Pixar movies offer the opportunity to talk to kids about end-of-life issues.

Culture

Target's New Adaptive Clothes Make the A.M. Routine Way Easier For Kids With Disabilities

Earlier this year, Target wowed us by releasing a line of sensory-friendly apparel designed to minimize discomfort for kids, and now our beloved retailer is back at it by expanding its Cat & Jack brand to include even more adaptive pieces specially made for toddlers and kids with disabilities. …

Parenting

Dolly Parton Offers First Look At CBeebies Bedtime Story

Ye-ha!<p>If you’re one of the many people eagerly anticipating Dolly Parton’s CBeebies Bedtime Story (we know are), then you are in for a treat, as a …

Dolly Parton

Study: That cute smartwatch might be spying on your kid

A tool to help parents may have turned into a nightmare. According to a new report from a Norwegian consumer group, kids’ smartwatches designed to help parents keep track of and communicate with their above-average children may be vulnerable to hacking.<p>The study from the Norwegian Consumer Council …

Parenting

Toymakers Are Targeting Your Kids Via Those Annoying YouTube Channels

“Kid influencers” are the ones marketing toys now<p>If there ever was an article that needed to start with the phrase, “Kids these days…” it’s this one. …

Parenting

4 Ways to Celebrate Your Relationship After You Have Kids

Whether you’re looking to celebrate an anniversary or just want to spend more time together, working on your relationship requires extra effort after …

Lifestyle

Tech meant to keep kids safe is actually making them more vulnerable

Kids toys aren’t what they used to be: Barbies now have mechanical brains, and gadgets like smartwatches are being made child-friendly. And anything connected to the internet comes with the risk of being hacked or misused to gather sensitive data about its owner—a liability now being passed on to …

Security

Grand Rapids: Fun for All Ages!

Loading<p>One of the best concert venues in the Midwest! The arena itself is absolutely huge (over 10,000 seats), and they always host some amazing …

Grand Rapids

6 Easy Ways to Make Halloween Fun Not Frightening

01 of 06<p>Host a Halloween Party<p>Throw a kid-friendly Halloween party that screams fun not fright. An inexpensive party is one of those Halloween …

Holidays

Kids not getting enough exercise, spend too much time with screens: new data

For Danny Cabrera, four-years-old is the perfect age to begin regular physical activity. His daughter Yazmine attends his Muay Thai classes in …

Exercise

Hooray! Target's Expanding Its Sensory-Friendly Clothing Line for Kids

Getting kids dressed and out the door in the morning is always a struggle—and that’s especially true when your children have sensory issues or …

Lifestyle

18 photos: Fall party at Lawson Elementary

Kindergartener Myles Moore works on a pumpkin on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, during Lawson Elementary's Fun Fall Party. Merle Laswell/For the …

Des Moines

Kids Now Casting: A Commercial Needs Four Actors to Play Stages of a Girl’s Life

Take the exciting first steps in your career by joining a commercial portraying the life of a young girl!<p>A credit union is currently casting female …

Parenting

Adorable smart alarm clocks are the latest trend in kid tech

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Parenting is pretty much synonymous with sleep …

Parenting

5 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Easy Kid Lunches

Let's be honest here — packing lunches for your kids can feel like a chore. It's definitely easier to hand your child a few bucks for the day, let …

Parenting

Toymakers Are Targeting Your Children Via YouTube’s Kid Influencers

One evening in June 2016, Isaac Larian lay in bed at his Malibu, Calif., home, unable to sleep. So the chief executive officer of the world’s largest …

Parenting

Adorable lifeguard puppy saves kids from drowning

Cori the puppy used to be afraid of water, but now — at 9 months— she bravely jumps in to save people’s lives. Due to her innate ability to save …

Parenting

Parents Share the Worst Gifts Their Kids Have Ever Gotten

"Why are you giving my kid paint? What did I ever do to you to make you hate me and my house so much?"<p>One of the best things about birthdays and …

Lifestyle

How to make slime for Halloween

Make your Halloween party one to remember with heaps of glitter slime<p>Find out everything you need to know about making your own slime at home. Your …

Contact Lenses

10 things to do in Boston this weekend

<i>Skip Netflix this weekend—here are 10 ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city. If you’d like BosTen delivered to your inbox every</i> …

Parenting

Grab Some Non-Food Halloween Treats, And Join The Teal Pumpkin Project

We found out our eldest daughter needed to be on a gluten-free diet when she was 7. In the beginning, it was rough. But in the 10 years since then, …

Parenting

Dolly Parton Thought She Would Regret Not Having Kids, But Not Anymore

It's fair to say that Dolly Parton is universally beloved by people of all ages, including children. So it may come as a surprise to many fans and …

Dolly Parton

Logitow’s mixed reality tech had kids creating real-time 3D animations on iPad

The games your child plays with Logitow use what is called Mixed Reality to improve on hand-eye coordination, creative problem solving and even teamwork with other children to build better social skills. With the app your child gets to build freely and also in story mode that puts their creations …

Augmented Reality

Celebrate Halloween with these adorable children’s costumes

There’s definitely nothing cuter than a little one in a costume, and Halloween is the perfect excuse to dress your child as the most adorable animals, characters and more. Keep scrolling to see what your kids should be strolling up and down the block in this year.<p>First comes the most fun step, …

Gear & Gadgets