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Family & Parenting | Kids

Study from the New England Journal of Medicine Shows the Only Reason for Keeping Children Home from School is Politics

The results from a study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine show that the only reason children are being kept from school due to the China coronavirus is politics. The New England Journal of Medicine released the results of a study on the Chi

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L.A. Teachers Union: Schools Can’t Reopen Unless Charter Schools Shut Down, Police Defunded - California Globe

In what appears to be a labor union power play, the United Teachers Los Angeles union announced Friday that Los Angeles Unified District schools

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to decide whether to send kids back to school during the pandemic - Insider

Emily Oster collected data from childcare centers that stayed open during the pandemic and found low rates of the coronavirus among staff and kids.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Kids and COVID-19

This explainer will tackle two questions: How risky is COVID-19 for children? And, how good are they at spreading the virus?

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Parents Are Choosing Home School Over School At Home During Pandemic

Parents are opting to home-school their children because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but experts say it might not be for everyone.

Family & Parenting | Kids

U.S. Pediatricians Call For In-Person School This Fall

The dangers of social isolation outweigh the risks of in-person classes for most children, says the American Academy of Pediatrics.

News | News

My Kids' Public School Held A Workshop Teaching The Police Are Racists

The left has moved beyond indoctrination through biased textbooks and false narratives. Now, our kids are being taught to channel their anger in protest.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

5 art-focused activities parents can do with their kids at home

These simple, low-mess projects help to keep kids’ minds off technology while providing quality time together.

Food & Drink | Food

We Tried 8 Kinds of Ice Cream Sandwiches And This Was the Best

We all scream for ice scream, but which ice cream sandwich made us scream the most?

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

8 Proven Techniques for Parents to Prioritize Their Mental Health During the Pandemic

Parenting experts and influencers share how they are managing stress and anxiety throughout COVID-19.

News | Good News

This 10-Year-Old Is Sending Art Supplies to Hundreds of Kids in Homeless Shelters and Foster Homes

Chelsea Phaire is helping kids in homeless shelters and foster homes deal with stress and boredom during the COVID-19 pandemic by mailing them art kits.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Bike Paths for Kids in Los Angeles, CA

Whether your kids are newly-minted two-wheeled warriors or still rocking the training wheels, visit one of these awesome bike trails in LA.

Science & Technology | Technology

When Schools Reopen, Don't Ditch Online Learning | WIRED

Blending classroom teaching and virtual education keeps students flexible and engaged.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Make a Paper Airplane: 5 Stunning Methods | WIRED

"The Paper Airplane Guy" John Collins shows us how to fold planes that do loops, flap their wings, and fly world-record distances.

Family & Parenting | Family & Parenting

9 Mess-Free Ways to Entertain Your Kids at Home | WIRED

Need to keep the kids busy while you work at home? Here are some ideas that won't leave your house looking like it's been glitter bombed.

Entertainment | Quarantine Life: Things To Do

31 Times Creative People Decided To Make Quarantine More Fun By Crafting Or Building These Things

Most of us are stumped about what to do while we’re locked down in our homes. We’ve rewatched the Harry Potter movies. We’ve “cleaned” our kitchens and even

Family & Parenting | Kids

Dolly Parton Is Reading Books From Her Imagination Library to Kids Stuck Inside

Dolly Parton has donated more than 100 million books to kids through her Imagination Library program, and now, she's reading bedtime stories to kids around the world.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Students brings local shelter dogs along on their morning run

The cross-country running team at St. Joseph High School in Santa Maria, California decided they’d like to invite their local shelter dogs along for a run.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Palforzia, If Approved For Peanut Allergy, May Widen Access To A Known Treatment : Shots - Health News : NPR

Some question the need for a costly pill that's basically made of peanut flour. But with standardized capsules, more peanut allergy sufferers could gain access to a treatment now available to few.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How It Feels to Be the Mom of Kids That Are Being Bullied

"I want to tell you how it feels to stand by the door, waiting for the school bus, and praying, 'Please, God, let him have had a good day,' and knowing the answer two steps after he gets off the school bus."

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3-year-old boy goes viral after leading Pre-K class in prayer

In his prayer, Makhi asks God to bless his class' lunch and to "bless all the boys and girls all over the world."

Family & Parenting | Kid's

8-year-old Rock Island girl starts business to save the turtles | WQAD.com

Her mom, Lori, taught Nicolina how to sew, and now she's created more than 100 metal straw pouches with a turtle twist on each one.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

This 9-year-Old "Sells" His Custom Pet Paintings For Food and Supplies For Animal Shelters

By Mayukh Saha / Truth Theory Even the youngest of us can make a sea change in society only if we have the determination and dedication …

Pets & Animals | Animals

7 Year Old Named ‘Kid Of The Year’ After Rescuing More Than 1,300 Dogs - Healthy Food House

“Dogs don’t need to be in a shelter, they need to do things.” This compassionate boy will warm your heart and soul. We all have a dream to pursue in life, and a mission to complete. However, not many of us are aware of it at the age of four. Yet, at this

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Biological WiFi: Baby & Adult Brains 'Sync Up' While Playing Together - Study Finds

A new study conducted at Princeton University's baby lab has found that infants and adults often share the same brain wavelengths during natural play.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Children Involved In Organized Sports Less Likely To Have Emotional Difficulties - Study Finds

Children who play organized sports starting at a young age are less likely to deal with emotional issues or difficulties by the age of 12.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Want to Raise a High-Achieving Test Taker? Talk to Them Like This | Fatherly

The way you talk to toddlers can turn them into a high-achieving test taker. But quantity isn't the answer. Not just any conversation will do.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

How the Loss of the Landline Is Changing Family Life

The shared phone was a space of spontaneous connection for the entire household.

Politics | Conservative Voices

New Jersey Is the Latest State to Push for Cursive in the Classroom

The anchor-esque Fs, loopy Js, and the rest of the cursive alphabet are staging a comeback in New Jersey.

Politics | Conservative Voices

Video Games and Online Chats Are ‘Hunting Grounds’ for Sexual Predators

Criminals are making virtual connections with children through gaming and social media platforms. One popular site warns visitors, “Please be careful.”

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Study: Battling Stress At A Young Age May Actually Extend Lifespan

Stress is hardly considered a good thing, but a surprising new study finds that experiencing adversity early on in life may just extend one's lifespan.

Business & Finance | Business

Toys “R” Us Is Officially Back in Business! | Mental Floss

A year and a half after Toys “R” Us closed its doors, the toy titan is back with a smaller, cooler type of store.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

ADHD Help for Kids: Try Omega-3 Fish Oil

A new international study finds that omega-3 fish oil can actually treat ADHD symptoms in certain children just as much as leading ADHD medications.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Ten Really Cool Places For Geeks & Nerds To Visit In Los Angeles - Your Mileage May Vary

A while back we wrote about places in New York City that would be perfect for geeks and nerds. Of course, the Big Apple isn’t the only place with such locations; Los Angeles has more than its share of stuff for geeks and nerds to enjoy… Eighty Two Eig

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Best Children’s Libraries in the USA

From special kids programming to incredible sculptures, these libraries make sure kids get a whole lot more than story time.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

14 Secrets to Being a Happy Parent

Here are common parental expectations and how (and why) it's ok to let them go.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best New IKEA Products for Kids!

From arts and crafts to toy and furniture, we found the best new products for kids at IKEA.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Kid-Friendly Haunted Houses

From historical landmarks to places where staircases end in the ceilings, discover these real-life mystery houses!

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

‘I was an intruder’: what it’s like to be your parents’ least favourite child

Many mothers and fathers admit to having a preferred child – and experts say that being a sidelined sibling can cause serious problems

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 5 Things

Children who grow up to be high achievers have parents who do these things differently.

Travel | Travel

Japan Airlines' child icon helps passengers avoid seats near children

Japan Airlines has introduced a new feature on its booking system to tell passengers where young children will be seated during their flight.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Right Age to Get a Family Pet

Experts weigh in on the signs your kid is ready for a family pet.

Family & Parenting | Kids

16 Easy snd Creative Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids - Southern Living

Thanksgiving crafts for kids can keep little helpers busy while teaching them the importance of the season. From decorative paper turkeys to leaf

Family & Parenting | Kids

Epic Corn Mazes Across the Country

Nothing says fall activty better than a wander through a corn maze.

News | News

He was bullied over his clothes. So classmates stepped in - CNN Video

A freshman in Tennessee said his first few weeks of high school were a nightmare because he was being bullied for wearing the same clothes every day. Two football players noticed and decided to help out.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Apple's revised policy for kids' apps allows devs to collect anonymized data and display ads

Apple has revised its App Store Review Guidelines with regards to kids apps and its upcoming single sign-on feature Sign in with Apple.

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

18 Best Dog Breeds for Kids

Kids and dogs have an almost-magical connection with each other—provided you've landed on the right breed. These are the best dog breeds for families.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How do you find water bears (tardigrades) in the wild? | The Kid Should See This

Tardigrades (also called water bears or moss piglets) refer to over 1,150 species of microscopic aquatic animals that can be found in moss, ferns,

Family & Parenting | Kids

Snow White Soothes 6-Year-Old Boy with Autism During Disney World Meltdown - Southern Living

Snow White swooped into action and seemed to know just what to do to make Brody feel at ease.

Family & Parenting | Kids

9 Ways to Minimize Stress & Anxiety in Kids

Stress and anxiety are normal intermittent experiences for kids but they are not normal as chronic companions. Here's how you can help minimize stress and anxiety and help your kids be their most healthy selves.

Family & Parenting | Kids

11 Reasons Why Chores Make Kids More Successful (According to Studies)

You’ve been there before: dinner is over, you’ve got a pile of dishes to clear and the kids are—surprisingly—nowhere to be found. It’s a rare kid who clamors to scrub the kitchen, but studies show that assigning chores helps children build life skills and grow into well-adjusted young adults.

News | Interesting Stuff

NASA and Peanuts Team Up to Bring Space-Themed Snoopy Booklets to McDonald's Happy Meals | Mental Floss

As part of a new project promoting STEM, NASA booklets starring Snoopy in space will soon be available with McDonald's Happy Meals.

Family & Parenting | Kids

IKEA Store Life Hacks

These cheap items from IKEA will change your life.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Increase in Glasses for Teens Linked to Screen Time

A new study is warning parents that all that screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

Family & Parenting | Kids

12 Back-to-School Products to Add to Your Shopping List!

Back-to-school season is the busiest, most exhausting, and—with these products—most fun time of year.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

My kids hate each other—and I'm afraid that will never change

One of the reasons I had two kids was so they'd have each other to lean on as adults. But now it seems like they might not even end up on speaking terms.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Children’s Museums in Los Angeles

Looking for the best kids museums? These family-favorite museums are some of the best in the world and luckily, in Los Angeles.

News | Interesting Stuff

How Polio Inspired the Creation of Candy Land - The Atlantic

A schoolteacher created the popular board game, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, for quarantined children. An Object Lesson.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

In A Viral Facebook Rant, A Mom Wants To Ban 'Childless Millennials' From Disney World

A mom's Facebook rant about wanting to ban childless millennials from Disney World has gone viral after it was screenshotted and tweeted. Here's what she said:

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Parents, Here’s How to Avoid Doing Battle With Your Picky Eater

Accommodating a finicky diner in the family can be frustrating, but forcing foods isn't the answer.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Train and Railroad-Related Attractions in Los Angeles for Kids

Los Angeles has many train-related attractions. Here you'll find the best places in LA to take your train-crazy kid.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

How To Talk To Your Kids About Their Rights If They're Stopped By Police

Here's how to talk to your children about their rights, how to show respect to the police, and the hard truth that officers sometimes abuse their power.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

13 Funny Stories About Sleep Deprivation From New Parents | Fatherly

From falling asleep standing up at work to accidentally putting breast milk in their cereal, here are 13 funny stories of sleep-deprived parents.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Award-Winning Kids Books Every Kid Should Read

These award-winning children's books are the best kids books for anyone looking for the perfect summer reading list.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Family First Aid Kit List

Here's your list of what every family should have in their home First Aid Kit.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

LEGO Releases Lunar Lander Module Set for Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary | Mental Floss

The LEGO Creator Expert Apollo 11 Lunar Lander module set recreates many of the details of the original spacecraft in 1087 interlocking pieces.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps

As tech companies grapple with safety and privacy concerns, Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps starting next week. While the company...

Family & Parenting | Kids

Baby born size of an apple defies odds to survive

Baby Saybie was given just hours to live when she was born weighing just 245g (8.6oz) in San Diego.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Anxiety in preschoolers needs its own kind of therapy | Science News

Researchers are seeking ways to break the link between preschool worries and adult anxiety.

Family & Parenting | Kids

This Utah Elementary School Has a Book Vending Machine to Foster a Love of Reading

Granger Elementary in West Valley City, Utah, just installed a vending machine that dispenses books instead of potato chips.

Music | Music

And now, a nice story about the kid who yelled “wow!” at the symphony

The world is full of terrible events, big and small, that we must all bear witness to day in and day out. Fortunately, sometimes it is also a place where purely good things happen. We’re happy to say that one such story has arrived to cap off the week.

Family & Parenting | Family & Parenting

This Mom's Facebook Post About Expectations For Working Mothers Resonated With Many

It’s not news that motherhood is hard. From before you have the first ultrasound until after your children graduate college, parenting doesn’t stop. But one mom’s Facebook post about expectations for working mothers shows that 3 a.m. diaper changes…

News | News

Razor Electric Skateboard

The Razor Electric Skateboard or the RazorX Cruiser Electric Skateboard is a high-performance rear wheeled powered skateboard. This electric skateboard is powered by a rechargable lithium ion battery that delivers 125 watts which will allow you to cruise

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Study: Reading Books To Your Children Every Day Is Worth A Million, Literally - Study Finds

A recent Ohio State University study that found reading five books a day to your children exposes them to about 1.4 million more words by kindergarten than those children who did not have books read to them.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Children Who Participate In Team Sports May Have Healthier Brains, Study Finds

A recent study by neurologists at Washington University found that participating in team sports in childhood can improve brain structure, and may also lead to fewer instances of depression in boys as young as nine.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Get the Kids Out the Door on Time in the Morning

“Either you have a pleasant morning or everyone gets to school on time.” 

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs When Everyone Is Doing Them

At least my “this is your brain on drugs” generation understood fear. Now, narcotics are the new boxed wine.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Disney Is Opening the Vault for Its New Streaming Service | Mental Floss

All 34 animated movies in the Disney Vault will be available in one place for the first time after Disney Plus launches this year.

Humor | Humor

Three-Year-Old Girl 'Takes Down' Boy With Headlock

Three-Year-Old Girl 'Takes Down' Boy With Headlock And Offers Hilarious Explanation

Family & Parenting | Kids

4 Tips for the Single Working Mom

A single mother herself, this contributor starts out with the tip, 'You're not alone.'

Entertainment | Star Wars

Take EW's epic tour of 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' at Disney's theme parks

We've been there. We've been to the galaxy far, far away. Now we've returned to tell the tale. Last week,…

Politics | Op-Ed

No, Your Politics And Morality Are Not Superior If Children Endorse Them

The only thing more insufferable than child activists prodded along by cynical cultists are adults nodding as if they are listening to Socratic wisdom.

Humor | Humor

Grateful Kid gets Soup as a Present for Christmas

Little Girl Gets Instant Noodles for Christmas and Her Reaction Is Priceless

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Puppy Brings Smiles to Patients at South Charleston Dentist Office

February is Pediatric Dentistry month and a local dentist office has a unique way of keeping it's tiny patients calm and comfortable.  

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How to Help Teens Weather Their Emotional Storms - The New York Times

A D.I.Y. snow globe full of glitter is an apt metaphor for the emotional chaos of the adolescent brain.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

'Frozen 2' Trailer: Twitter Asks, Where Is Elsa's Girlfriend?

The internet would be thrilled if the sequel was basically 'Carol' on Ice. It would be a monumental move for Disney.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Zedd's New Art Installation at Home Has a Tiny Lego Club Inside: Watch | Billboard

Zedd took home decorating to a whole new level with a brand new installation by a dear friend that turned Legos into high art.

Family & Parenting | Kids

North Carolina boy ‘hung out with a bear’ while lost in woods

The 3-year-old North Carolina boy who was found safe after spending two days lost in the woods told his family that he “hung out with a bear” during the ordeal. Casey Hathaway’s a…

Politics | Politics

LA teachers strike was a fight about charter schools, not students

Don't let myths perpetuate a massive, outdated system. The hope for students lies in charter schools. That's what public education should look like.

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

This Dad’s Trick for Getting Picky Kids to Eat Is Brilliant

The idea: Just retire from cooking dinner to stop the flood of complaints from young diners. One parent tried it, and this is what happened.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Study: Serving Water With School Lunches Could Save Billions, Lower Obesity Rate

A new study that replacing sugary drinks with water in school lunches could help prevent over half a million from becoming obese and save America billions.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Anxiety in Children and Teens: What all Parents Need to Know -

Anxiety can make everyone feel helpless, but it is manageable. Here is a powerful way to respond to anxiety in children and teens, to help them find calm.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Smartphone addiction affects teens and parents alike

Over half the teens surveyed by Pew Research Center said they spend too much time on smartphones; 36 percent of parents said the same. A whopping 72 percent of teens said they c...

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Clean Your Kid’s Backpack

Don't just replace your kid's dirty backpack! Follow these tips to clean, wash and disinfect your kid's backpack and it will soon be looking like new again.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Study: 7 In 10 Teens Don't Get Enough Sleep, Raising Risk For Drug Use, Suicidal Thoughts - Study Finds

According to sleep experts, teenagers need between eight and ten hours of sleep every night, but a new study finds that when they're not meeting that standard, they're more prone to risky behaviors.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Ultimate Star Wars Land Guide: Here's What is Coming to New 2019 Land

Star Wars Land is the biggest addition to Disneyland and Walt Disney World ever. This fantastic new Disney land will immerse you completely in the Star Wars universe. In our Star Wars Land guide we dive into every aspect of the new expansion.

Food & Drink | Food

38 Irresistible Holiday Cookie Recipes You Can Totally Master

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a batch of cookies (or two or three). We’ve created the ultimate list of holiday cookie recipes to include in your celebrations, many of which are tried-and-true favorites from our own editors and staff. Read on to sweeten up your season.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Ski Resorts for Kids

Discover the best beginner ski resorts to get your kids in on the action and you on the slopes.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Family Games & Conversation Starters to Try This Holiday Season

We've got ice breaker games, conversation starters and family games perfect for when everyone gathers this holiday season.

Family & Parenting | Kids

19 Holiday Light Displays That Sparkle All Season

Get inspired by these lightacular homes and festive neighborhoods. The best places to see Christmas lights in the greater Los Angeles area.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Predators are using Fortnite to lure kids. Cops say parents need to worry

Authorities said they've arrested men seeking sex with minors through social media and messaging platforms - and now gaming apps

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

The Best Pizza in Los Angeles

In honor of National Pizza Day, we rounded up our favorite pizza shops in Los Angeles. Read on to see where to score the best slice.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Vigorous Activity During Childhood Cuts Heart Disease Risk Later In Life - Study Finds

There are plenty of immediate and short-term benefits for children who regularly play sports, but a recent study shows that physically fit children may have the healthiest hearts during their adult years. 

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Average Parent Enjoys Just 32 Minutes Of Free Time Each Day, Survey Finds - Study Finds

A new survey that explores the daily routines of moms and dads finds the average parent enjoys about a half hour of free time on a typical day -- and many find themselves being forced to actually hide from their kids in order to get away.

Food & Drink | Food

Best Hamburger Spots for Los Angeles Kids

Wondering where to eat the best hamburgers with kids in Los Angeles? Try one of these places where you can find Los Angeles' best hamburgers.

Food & Drink | Food

Peppermint Bark Oreos Launch for the 2018 Holiday Season | Food & Wine

The cookies feature “peppermint flavored crème with crunchy sugar crystals.”

Family & Parenting | Kids

Gluten and Allergy-Free Halloween Candy

Here is a great list of popular Gluten, Allergy, and Nut-Free candy for your kids and trick-or-treaters.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Parents Should Always Have These 8 Items on Hand, Doctors Say

Before you leave the house, consider adding these 8 important items to your bag.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Yes, Violent Video Games Trigger Aggression, but Debate Lingers - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Study: Having 'The Talk' Just Once Won't Keep Teens From Having Unsafe Sex - Study Finds

"The talk," of course, is a rite of passage for teens meant to lay out both the risks and rewards of having sex, but does it really help? A new study finds that it can -- but having one conversation simply isn't enough.

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Red Velvet Marshmallow Spiderweb Cake

Red Velvet Marshmallow Spiderweb Cake—classic red velvet cake with black chocolate buttercream, covered with a web of marshmallow spiderwebs!

Family & Parenting | Kid's

Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Monsters - Halloween Treats

Make cute and quirky Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Monsters for Halloween. They are quick and easy to create and perfect treats for this holiday.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How to Help a Child With an Anxiety Disorder - The New York Times

When worrying gets in the way of a child’s functioning, parents need to get help rather than arranging the child’s life to avoid the occasions of anxiety.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Museum of illusions - Top Los Angeles Attraction for the Whole Family

Museum of Illusions is the premier place to enjoy 3D optical illusions in Los Angeles. Located on the famous Hollywood Boulevard, this LA museum is sure to please visitors of every age. Tourists who are looking for fun places in LA should add this to thei

Family & Parenting | Kids

What to Do with Kids in Santa Monica, CA

From world-class views of the stars to checking out some stellar aviation history, here are 30 of our favorite things do, west of the 405.

News | Good News!

Toys 'R' Us cancels bankruptcy auction; plans brand revival

Does this mean more Toys 'R' Us stores could soon be on the way?

Family & Parenting | Kids

Home Storage Solutions for Kids’ Gear

We searched for solutions you need and came up with tips to find creative and budget hacks that'll revolutionize family storage methods.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Crafty kids are finding ingenious ways to thwart Apple's 'Screen Time' feature

Apple first introduced Screen Time this summer as one of the key feature additions on iOS 12. By adding limits to specific apps, or your phone as a whole, Apple attempted to add a digital dose of self-control for those who need it most. People raved about

Family & Parenting | Kids

Video Games You Can Feel Good About Your Kid Playing After School

Check out these great games that you can "yes" to after school—or anytime.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Epic Corn Mazes Across the Country

Nothing says fall activty better than a wander through a corn maze.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

20 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before Becoming a Working Mom | Working Mother

Here are 20 things three moms with they had been told to help them prepare for the challenges of being working mothers.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Medicaid Covers Foster Kids, But Daunting Health Needs Still Slip Through The Cracks | Kaiser Health News

Nearly all children in the foster care system are covered by Medicaid. Yet, foster parents still struggle to meet the extraordinary health needs of their children. To solve this, some states are experimenting with a coordinated approach to care — with m

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Sleep Quality Affects Children's Eating Habits, Linked To Obesity - Study Finds

Children who struggle to sleep soundly may battle eating issues and struggle to maintain a healthy weight over time, a recent study finds.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Trader Joe’s Food That Even Picky Eaters Will Love

Kids who are picky eaters will love these picks from Trader Joe's.

History | History

How Sesame Street Dealt With 9/11 | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

The Evidence on Kids, Sleep, and School Start Times | Psychology Today

Science demonstrates that when young people begin puberty, their biological clocks shift. But school start times don't follow suit.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

How Can I Improve My Self-Esteem?

We all have problems with self-esteem at certain times in our lives. Here are some tips that might help.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Take A Look at The 40-Year Evolution of the LEGO Minifigures | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Cars & Motorcycles | Autos

LEGO built a life size, drivable Bugatti from over a million Technic pieces | TechCrunch

In what just might be the wildest thing anyone has ever built from LEGO, the company behind the bricks has built a full-size, driveable model of the Bugatti Chiron supercar. Seriously.