Kids

3-year-old boy who gets into everything climbs into arcade toy machine

Damien Murphy's 3-year-old son, Jamie, is one of these curious, mischievous kids who gets into everything.<p>"Whenever I walk into a room and see something that could be trouble," said Murphy, of Nenagh, Ireland, in County Tipperary, "I instantly see Jamie in it. He's a real boundary pusher."<p>Once, for …

SF Gate

Simple And Healthy: How Working Moms Feed Their Kids

Emily is a mother located in Florida who has a borderline obsession with coffee. Her blog will cover lessons learned as a parent that also has a …

Working Mother

This Girl's Letter On Behalf Of Her Brother With Disabilities Is The Sweetest

Every child should be able to play on the playground. But children with disabilities don't always have that right because the equipment isn't always accessible. Naomi Gwynne, an eight-year-old in Scotland, is calling on her local park — and parks around the world — to do better, <i>The Huffington Post</i> …

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See Celebrities Who Looked Just Like Their Kids When They Were Younger

It's pretty common to see <b>celebrities</b> with kids who look more like their mini-mes. But you know what's truly mind-blowing? When those famous <b>kids</b> turn …

First for Women

Kids Leaving Home? Try This ‘Child Replacement Program,’ Says Fun Pedigree Campaign

Empty nesters literally go to the dogs in Pedigree’s cheeky “Child Replacement Program,” which encourages parents to adopt Fido after their kids move …

Adweek

Mom on Struggling With Potty-Training: "These Are the Good Ol' Days!"

Nancy Ray is just now beginning to learn how to navigate the hell that is potty-training, but her takeaways are surprisingly uplifting. Although she admitted to being peed on three times in one day and that her daughter is still afraid of the potty, she says this challenging period of time is …

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'Blessing Boxes' filling a need

Strategically positioned on the lawn of three West Clermont School District elementary schools are new structures make a tremendous difference in the …

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Screen-free alternatives for sick days

There is nothing wrong with a movie marathon on a sick day. But what if that sick day is going on two, or three, or four? Kids do get sick of screen time. I know, because the unthinkable happened to me this winter: my 4-year-old son had a cold and wanted to turn the television off. We couldn’t …

Parenting

16 Kids Who Are Figuring Out Life Faster Than You Are

Teach me your ways.<p>1. This kid who has the death stare down pat:<p>2. This kid who already knows how to play the game:<p>3. This little girl who knows just how to utilize her auntie:<p>4. This kid who knows he doesn’t have to pretend:<p>5. This kid who obviously knows how to get revenge:<p>6. This kid who knows …

BuzzFeed

It Doesn't Get Much Cuter Than These Baby Goats And Their Tiny Humans

Love these photos!<p>Do you remember Libby and Pearl, the adorable toddler and pig who forged a special bond? Well, now their animal-loving family has two precious new members.<p>The Bonnice family adopted two baby goats, Calvin and Hobbes. Libby’s mom, photographer Lindsey Bonnice, told HuffPost that …

The Huffington Post

This Lunchbox Will Help Teach Your Kids to Eat Healthier, Balanced Meals

This whimsical lunchbox teaches kids about balancing their food groups.<p>Every parent hopes their child will grow up big and strong, happily eating all …

Cooking Light

Once kids enter the picture, can parents still entertain?

There’s a lot of entertaining in the Washington area — state dinners at the White House, political and charity fundraisers, blowout galas. But for many parents, especially those with small children, the thought of entertaining, even on a small scale, can be daunting.<p>“Many parents are discouraged to …

The Washington Post

Old Fashioned Fun in a New Fangled Way: Boredom Busting Android Apps | Times Square Chronicles

Old Fashioned Fun in a New Fangled Way: Boredom Busting Android Apps<p>It is easy to get a bit bored at various points in the day and that is when you …

Parenting

Take the kids to... Telegraph Museum, Porthcurno, Cornwall

Children of the internet age will be gobsmacked to discover this small remote telegraph office was at the forefront of a communications revolution, but the museum tells that story in a fun, fascinating and hands-on way<p>In a nutshell<p>In 1870, the tiny seaside village of Porthcurno in Cornwall was the …

The Guardian

11 Body-Positive Books Every Kid Needs on Their Bookshelf

Raising a body-positive kid can sometimes feel like an uphill battle, especially with so many negative messages out there about the ways boys and girls should look and act. Today, we’re sharing our fave children’s books that celebrate differences and teach kids to love themselves and others, no …

Children's Books

These Twin Toddlers Had an Epic All-Night Slumber Party

Wonder what happens after you put kids to bed no longer. Thanks to a nanny cam in their sons' bedroom, a pair of New York City parents found out …

TIME

There’s Now A Movie Theater With A Jungle Gym Inside Of It And I Took My Kids To Check It Out

Kids today have no idea how good they’ve got it.<p>In Southern California there’s a new movie theater experience that’s guaranteed to blow a kid’s mind — screening rooms with giant play structures inside of them!<p>These junior auditoriums just opened at Cinépolis Pico Rivera in Los Angeles and Cinépolis …

BuzzFeed

Sesame Street's newest Muppet is teaching kids how to understand autism

Julia is a shy 4-year-old who likes to draw and sing.<p><i>Sesame Street</i> is about to introduce the first permanent addition to its Muppet family since 2010: a shy 4-year-old with autism named Julia. She’ll be appearing in two episodes this season on HBO and PBS beginning April 10, with more appearances …

Vox

Kids with Same Disease That Killed ‘Heaven or Hospital’ Girl Meet Dolphin with Scoliosis: ‘It Was Inspiring!’

For a few brief hours, two dozen children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, an incurable, degenerative neuromuscular disorder, forgot about their …

People Magazine

“How About You Raise Your Kids YOUR Way, And I Raise Mine?” — A Starbucks Confrontation

0<p>Hi Folks! This post appears on Nicole Rider’s blog. Author Nicole lives in Maryland with her four kids and a fierce Boston terrier, who “protects …

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Travel Apps and Games for Children on the Go

With spring break around the corner, many families will be facing full flights and long road trips. To help maintain order in the back seat and stave off midair meltdowns, do yourself and fellow passengers a favor: Throw out your usual screen time limits and let the children binge on movies and …

The New York Times

A Cooler Cuter Smog Mask For Kiddos

Woobi & Kilo even sound like cartoon friends<p>In most densely populated cities, smog is nothing to sneeze at. Kids are particularly at risk from …

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Kids Learn Better When They Can Move Around Class

For most kids, the average school day can be broken down into chunks of movement and sitting still. Recess: Time to run around. Gym class: Ditto. All …

New York Magazine

This golden retriever thinks these goats are her own babies

"They are together all day, every day."<p>Meet Loryn the Golden Retriever. She lives on a farm in Kansas with her owner Andrea Holley.<p>Lookin' all …

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How to prepare kids to take standardized tests

Nobody likes them, but here's how to help your kids do their best.<p>If there is one thing that parents around the country agree on, it's that …

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5 Fantastic Books for Young Scientists | GeekMom

Science is a priority in our homeschool. My children, at 8, 7, and 5-years-old, have had a number of science obsessions in recent years. One summer …

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Kids in Netflix-Only Homes Have No Clue What Commercials Are

Ready to feel old? It's even worse than hearing kids talk about the latest cinematic reboot without realizing that it's rebooting something from your …

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Twitter users are sharing the weirdest questions kids have ever asked them and no, you don’t need Instagram to get a bank account

Why is the sky blue? Is a lion a good pet? Why are those two people smashing their faces together? Listen, figuring out how the world works is a …

Hello Giggles

23 reasons your toddler is throwing a tantrum right now

<b>We have all been there as parents.</b><p>Child on the floor of the supermarket screaming loudly, meal time meltdowns and bedtime tears.<p>Dealing with the …

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