Family & Parenting | Kids

Alexa Skills & Games Just for Kids

Here are some awesome Alexa skills and games kids can play with the Amazon Echo, Dot or Spot for serious fun with their home assistant.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli researchers find cybersecurity flaws in baby monitors, web cameras

Ben-Gurion University team was able to blast music through a baby monitor, turn off a thermostat and turn on a camera remotely

Books | Books

Five brilliant bedtime books that fathers will love reading to their children

Jay Jay Burridge is a former BBC children’s TV presenter and the author of The World of Supersaurs, a six-book series.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Help Your Kids Overcome Anxiety

Whether your kid is scared of monsters or fearful of going to preschool, here's how to help your kid overcome his/her anxieties and fears.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How To Organize LEGO

One genius way is Swoop Bags - a simple toy storage bag that contains the LEGO mess while kids play around the bag. Kids love to play with toys, but when it comes time to cleanup that can be another story.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best LEGO Storage Ideas

There's a place for every brick. Here are 11 cool and super functional ways to organize and store your master builder's LEGO.

Family & Parenting | Kids

50 Best Children’s Museums in U.S.

The best children's museums in the country feature interactive exhibits where kids want to linger, playing is encouraged, and learning is a part of the fun.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple will address kids’ iPhone addiction with enhanced iOS parental controls

Apple has a response of sorts to activist shareholders concerned about kids' addiction to iPhones: Enhanced parental controls are coming to iOS.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Things Parents Used to Say That Would Shock Millennial Parents Today

Parents used to threaten kids with spankings, tell them to stop crying, and send them to bed without dinner. Here are a few more things today's helicopter parents would be shocked to learn people used to say to their children.

News | News

The embryo that is just a year younger than the mother who birthed her - CNN

The longest-cryopreserved human embryo to result in a successful birth was conceived and frozen in 1992 and born last month.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Gifts Your Parents Would Never Buy the Ten-Year-Old You

Every kid knows the best way to get almost every item on your Christmas list is to include one outlandish, obscenely-expensive item your parents will never go for. Out of guilt, they’ll happily deliver everything else on your list. But you’re an adult

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Where to Find the Best Pizza in LA

These 14 perfect pizza places please every palate in the family.

Family & Parenting | Kids

15 Dazzling Holiday Trains to Take Before They Grow Up

For all who truly believe, we’ve rounded up the best North Pole and Santa-packed train rides across the country.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best Bookstores for Kids in the U.S.

Here are the top 50 bookstores for kids in the country.

Family & Parenting | Kids

19 Amazing Outdoor Playhouses for Kids

These awesome playhouses may make you want to swap digs with the kids.

Politics | Seriously???

Preschoolers Can Now Go To Transgender 'Rainbow Day Camp' | The Daily Caller

A transgender day camp for kids ages four through twelve in California is boasting triple enrollment since its founding three years ago, reported the Associated

Family & Parenting | Kids

The NEW LEGO House Is Coming Soon

We’ve got the scoop on this amazing LEGO experience that should officially go on your bucket list now. Read on for the details.

Science & Technology | Technology

The Algorithm That Makes Preschoolers Obsessed With YouTube Kids - The Atlantic

Surprise eggs and slime are at the center of an online realm that’s changing the way the experts think about human development.

Advice & Self-Help | Education

How to save money on college: 3 clever ways Gen Z is managing high tuition and other costs

Monstrous student debt? No way. Teens are disrupting the old way of thinking about education.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Coolest Kid Friendly Water Slides Across the Country

Do your kids love water parks? With summer here, plan a family vacation to one of these incredible water parks across the country.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Out-of-the-Box Care Packages to Send to Your Kiddos at Camp - PureWow

Sleepaway camp just wouldn’t be complete without receiving a care package or two. And why not use this opportunity to get creative?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science : NPR Ed : NPR

A developmental framework for building 21st century skills — no technology or money required.

Advice & Self-Help | Parenting

How to Get Kids to Listen | PragerU

Why is it so hard for so many parents and teachers to get kids to do as they are told? Because too many adults have followed some very bad advice. Family psychologist John Rosemond offers some useful tips on how to get the little barbarians to listen.

Family & Parenting | Kids

National Summer Programs for Families

During the summer, finding challenging and exciting activities to keep kids busy can be harder than completing in American Ninja Warrior.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Community Pools for Los Angeles Families

When your backyard splash pool just doesn’t cut it anymore, check out these clean, local, convenient LA Community pools to take a plunge.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Think Outside the (Bread) Box: 7 Lunch Ideas That Aren’t Sandwiches

From quesadillas to kiddie cobb salads, here are seven ways to give sandwiches a break.

Family & Parenting | Kids

The 10 Best Bikes for Kids Right Now

Flip through the following photos to find the best one for your little mover. Then, put on your helmets and hit the road!

Family & Parenting | Kids

Edible Science Experiments for Kids

Give their curious minds a boost with these 15 exciting and edible experiments.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

6 Parenting 'Fails' That Are Actually Wins | Parents

Good news: A "fail" on your part may actually lead to a great learning experience for your child.

Family & Parenting | Kids

10 Reasons You Can’t Stand Caillou

If you're in the majority of adults annoyed by Caillou, we're willing to bet one of these 10 reasons is why.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Animal Attractions Around the Country

From exotic preserves to animal sanctuaries and protected environments, we've found amazing animal experiences in every part of the country

Family & Parenting | Kids

Food Prep Shortcuts for Parents

From secret message bananas to the perfect watermelon sticks for little hands, we've got 10 food hacks that you can start using today.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Little Free Library: Neighborhood Book Exchange

The big idea behind the Little libraries is encouraging neighborhood interaction by sharing resources.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Bob Ross was the inspiration behind this couple's hilarious pregnancy announcement

Beyoncé might have given us the best pregnancy announcement of 2017, but this couple comes in pretty close with a tribute to everyone's favorite public television painter: Bob Ross.

Family & Parenting | Kids

15 Perfect Paper Crafts

Sometimes all you need is paper! Check out these paper crafts for guaranteed fun.

Family & Parenting | Kids

You must have this amazing LEGO tape that turns any surface into a base

Two words: adhesive LEGOs. Just imagine the endless possibilities to keep your mini master builders busy. Nimuno has created the world's first tape that makes it possible to stick LEGOs to any surface. Read on to find out how y

Family & Parenting | Kids

19 Cardboard Box Creations That Will Blow Your Mind

These cardboard box transformations are so cool you'll have as much fun making them as playing with them.

Family & Parenting | Kids

16 Cool Birthday Dessert Ideas

Get inspired by a few of our favorite ideas from dessert pros around the web-from ice cream sandwiches to all-in-one banana splits and more!

Family & Parenting | Kids

15 Things That Your Kids Will Never Understand

We're taking a trip down memory lane. How many of these things do you remember?

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Indoor Rock Climbing Gym in Los Angeles

California's biggest indoor rock climbing gym just opened near LAX, and it’s the spot where kids can climb, hop and race to the top of walls

Family & Parenting | Kids

17 Easy Science Experiments for Kids

Try these 17 super simple and fun kid-friendly science experiments at home.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Dear Toddler, I Love You, But You Need To Chill - Close to Classy

I love you, but I can’t peel you off one more floor, or haul you out of another restaurant screaming and crying because your juice was too juicy.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in a world of modern, anti-hierarchical parenting, it’s the children.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

INFOGRAPHIC: The Science of Happy Families

Just because you're an adult now doesn't mean your relationships with Mom, Dad, and your siblings have gotten any less complex. There's fascinating research on our adult relationships, and we share it all, here.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Just Re-Opened: Skypark at Santa’s Village

Fun, forest and fantasy, all rolled into one, just like the old commercials promised, now at the re-opened Santa's Village!

Family & Parenting | Kids

Where to Go Ice Skating in LA

Ice skating rinks in LA are offering a winter wonderland for the whole family! Find our picks for the best kid-friendly rinks in Los Angeles

Family & Parenting | Kids

Snow Day LA for the Whole Family

Check out this "snow park" that is now open a few miles from Downtown Los Angeles.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

15 Reasons To Love Middle Children

They usually have it the toughest, but this only makes them more lovable creatures

Politics | Politics

Q & A with Betsy DeVos

Education reform advocate empowering parents to choose the best education for their children.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Top Family Activities for all 50 States

Discover the ultimate list of what you need to do and see with kids in each state.

Family & Parenting | Kids

New Screen Time Recommendations for Babies, Kids, and Teens Released

A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents about appropriate screen time amounts from infant to age 18.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Move Over, Ice Cream: The New Frozen Fruit Co. Is Here

A new frozen fruit flagship finds a home on Montana Ave.; tastebuds and touchy tummies rejoice!

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Former anti-vaxxer felt ‘really guilty’ after her family contracted a deadly disease

“It was awful and it didn’t have to happen because I could have had them vaccinated. I felt guilty, I felt really guilty,” Kristen O’Meara said about her three children catching rotavirus.

Family & Parenting | Kids

LA’s Tastiest Donuts For Kids

Ditch any semblance of diet and dig into these to-die-for donuts.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Perfect Playdates for After-School Fun

Uh-oh. It's your turn to host the playdate and you're fresh out of fresh ideas. We've got your covered with these cool outings!

Visual Arts | Photography

10 Tips For Photographing Your Children

You don't have to be a professional to be photographing high-quality images of your favorite subjects.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Picky Eating in Childhood

Parents dealing with children who display limited and strong food preferences as well as an unwillingness to try new foods are not strangers to the frustration and anxiety picky eating can provoke. Picky eating is a relatively common problem among childr

Family & Parenting | Kids

Time Saving Apps LA Parents Can’t Live Without

Drive through coffee finder, cars cleaned while you work, laundry picked up and even find perfect parking spots: these time saving LA apps do it all!

Family & Parenting | Kids

Dive Into Fun at LA’s Most Awesome Aquariums

See a shark, touch a turtle, oogle octipi! Here are our favorite places for kids to get interactive with marine life in LA.

Science & Technology | Technology

Top Tech Gadgets for Back-to-School and College - NBC News

As the long summer days come to an end, here are some top tech gadgets, from laptops to USB cables, to help make sure the school year is a success.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Closing the Bank of Mom and Dad

The phone rings and you cringe. Your adult child probably isn’t calling just to say hello. He or she needs money again. 

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Outdoor Swimming Holes in Los Angeles

From the Rock Pool in Malibu to Eaton Canyon Falls, Los Angeles has plenty of swimming water-holes to help you beat the heat this summer.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

The Remembrance of Things Past: How #Memory Works

How much do you remember from your childhood? Why is it that some very specific memories are so clear and fresh and that so much is forgotten?

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Breast milk is best and free, so why is it a luxury for American moms?

In an immaculate mid-century spread nestled in the canyons of Beverly Hills, a Hollywood actress plucks her sleepy infant daughter from the co-sleeper bassinet attached to her bed and settles in for a cozy breastfeeding session. Soon, the child’s live-i

Family & Parenting | Kids

Bike Riding Lessons That Get Little Riders Rolling

Check out our favorite places in LA that offer bike riding lessons to kids (minus the tears or fears) and get your mini-cyclist rolling in no time!

Family & Parenting | Kids

A Foodie Paradise For All Ages: The New Smorgasburg LA

Sure, it's the hottest new foodie spot in town, but should you bring the kids? (Hint: resoundingly, YES!)

Family & Parenting | Kids

50 Fun Summer Activities for LA Kids

Need a few ideas to keep kids entertained during these long, lazy summer days? Check out Red Tricycle's list of fun summer activities here!

Family & Parenting | Kids

Disneyland Park Guests Get a Peek at New Star Wars-Themed Land | Disney Parks Blog

In April, we celebrated the official groundbreaking of Star Wars-themed lands coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts, and beginning today, Disneyland park guests can get a glimpse of this exciting and immersive experience. A new image has

Family & Parenting | Parenting

20+ Reasons Why Kids Can’t Be Left Alone With Their Dads

As Spiderman's Uncle Ben once famously said, "with great power comes great responsibility," and few responsibilities are greater than that of being a father.

Family & Parenting | Kids

2 Summer Spots for Picnic, Play & a Serenade

Summer nights at LACMA and Descanso each offer two chances a week for families to picnic, play and catch a concert.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Everyone Walk the Dinosaur!

Check out the Los Angeles Dinosaur exhibits with your Super Silly Sauruses!

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

5 Phrases to Avoid Saying to An Anxious Child (and 5 Alternatives)

This infographic tells a story about how parents-with great love and affection-try to help their anxious children. It also tells a silent tale about what...

News | Interesting Stuff

Want to Raise Really Smart Kids? Science Says Do This

If you've ever wondered what the real secret is for raising smarter children, there's something you can do about that.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Community Pools for Los Angeles Families

When your backyard splash pool just doesn’t cut it anymore, check out these clean, local, convenient LA Community pools to take a plunge.

Family & Parenting | Parenting Humor

Parenting: Are We Getting a Raw Deal?

Summer 1974. I’m 9 years old. By 7:30 am, I’m up and out of the house, or if it’s Saturday I’m up and doing exactly what my father, Big Jerry, has told me to do. Might be raking, mowing…

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Netflix to stream fake New Year's Eve countdowns so you can put the kids to bed early

We know. You want your kids to be able to experience a real New Year's Eve countdown. However, you also don't want them running around until the wee hours. It's a bit of a conundrum.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Dad accidentally films his entire Vegas vacation in selfie mode

A man on his vacation in Las Vegas accidentally films the entire trip in selfie-mode. Of course, his son posted the whole video on YouTube.

Sports | Surfing/Skating/SUPing

Longboard Stroller Will Secure Your "Cool Dad" Status | Mental Floss

Stroller company Quinny is looking to put a new spin on the boring old stroller. Their latest model, dubbed the Longboardstroller, is exactly what it sounds like: a Frankenstein hybrid of a stroller and a longboard.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

One Dad Hacked Ikea To Make The Ultimate Kids' Bed On The Cheap

Savvy dad Eric Strong didn't want to spend thousands on a new bed for his young son, who had outgrown a regular crib. Promising his son "the coolest bed ever," Strong came up with an epic Ikea hack that resulted in the ultimate kids' bed: a lofted mattress, a ball-and-pulley play system, a secret chamber with a lookout window, and one seriously sneaky trap door escape

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

8 Tips for Beating a Claw Machine | Mental Floss

Unless you’re small enough to climb inside, grabbing a prize out a claw machine can be pretty tough. But Daily Beast entertainment reporter Jen Yamato and film critic Kim Morgan are very, very good at it.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children - The New York Times

American youths are plugged in and tuned out of the real world for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy for normal development.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Meet Mifold, The Tiny Grab-And-Go Booster Seat That Fits Into Any Bag

The mifold booster seat simplifies carpooling without compromising safety. It's flat, portable and much smaller than traditional booster seats.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

7 Questions To Ask Your Parents Before They Die

Much has been written about living wills and medical directives, yet there is a huge gap in our knowledge about other things that involve our parents and other elderly relatives -- knowledge that is important

Home Improvement | In the Garden

30 places every California kid should see before growing up - The Mommy Files

While trips to Hawaii and Europe are grand, many families can’t afford lavish holidays and will be looking for places to visit closer to home. Our own Golden State is filled with fabulous destinations and attractions, and so I’ve put together a list of 30 places every California kid should visit before growing up.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

The Proven Way to Build #Resilience

Adolescence and childhood can be fraught with social adversity. Relationships are tested, sometimes lost and then there is the challenge of making new ones. Being seen in a positive light socially often trumps other challenges as the most critical to mast

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Why You Shouldn't Call Kids 'Smart' - The Atlantic

People are born with some innate cognitive differences, but those differences are eclipsed by early achievement, Boaler argues. When people perform well (academically or otherwise) at early ages and are labeled smart or gifted, they become less likely to challenge themselves.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Four-year-old girl giggles as her father performs loop-the-loops in small plane | Daily Mail Online

As she holds on to the handrails, father Raphael Langumier from Canada begins to do some loops in the skies above. Far from being scared, daughter Leá bursts into fits of giggles.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Got Water? Most Kids, Teens Don't Drink Enough

More than half the young people in a recent study were at least mildly dehydrated — maybe enough to affect energy and concentration. Roughly 25 percent said they never drink water.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

11 Lessons Learned in My 11 Years of Fatherhood | Justin Ricklefs

As I've fumbled, stumbled and made mistakes these last 11 years as a dad, I'm continually reminded to keep loving my children. Love protects. It provides. It gives hope. It encourages. It forgives. It keeps moving forward. It puts one foot in front of the

Family & Parenting | Kids

Little Boy's Lost Stuffed Animal Goes on Heartwarming Adventure

When a little boy left his stuffed tiger, Hobbes, at the Tampa International Airport, employees took the toy on adventure. They documented the journey in a photo book before the boy returned to pick up his stuffed animal.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

5 Things to Avoid As an Introverted Parent | Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC

When you're an introvert and you become a parent, your body goes through a little shock. Suddenly, you have very little alone time. Sure, your new baby is not talking to you -- and at times, not making much noise at all. But let's face it: You are never

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

California High School Student Still Missing After SAT Exam : People.com

Mira Hu, 16, told her brother "she was overwhelmed by school and the exam"

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Let's Talk about Free-Range Parenting | Kathy Walsh

Our neighborhood was a place for us to learn. We thought we were having fun, but through play, we were taking a life skills class taught by life itself.

Humor | Humor

FDA Approves Tranquilizer Darts That Put Kids To Sleep

The Food and Drug Association (FDA) has announced this morning that it has approved pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson’s request to produce and sell tranquilizer dart guns specially developed to put kids to sleep. The alleged new medical device would allow parents to put a child to sleep within 4 seconds, and is said to have no serious longterm consequences on the child’s health.

Advice & Self-Help | Life and Family Coaching

Kids do a lot better when schools ban smartphones - May. 18, 2015

Banning students from carrying cell phones in school has the same effect on exam results as adding an extra week of learning, a new study found.

News | In the News

Laundry-Pod Poisonings Piling Up - WSJ

Poisonings and other accidents involving concentrated laundry-detergent packets continue to be a problem in the U.S., despite changes made to packaging and labeling.

Travel | Travel

The Wonders of the Last Minute Family Escape | Findery

My family took a trip down to Los Angeles that was almost completely unplanned. In the middle of the busy work days leading up to our departure, I barely managed to book a hotel and had to leave everything else up to chance.

News | News

When A Student’s Baby Started Crying In Class, This Professor Had The Best Response Ever | Bored Panda

Professor Sydney Engelberg, a 45-year lecturing veteran at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, was unfazed when the child of a mother at his lecture on organizational behavior began to cry. The embarrassed mom tried to leave the class, but instead, the fa

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Overcoming video game addiction in children | iMore

Video games are great. I love them. I podcast about them. But when it comes to my children, my husband and I have a strict system to help them maintain balance and learn moderation. How your child or children react to playing video games can vary. It's an

Advice & Self-Help | Life and Family Coaching

Random Acts of Kindness - Mental Health & Happiness

If today is a day where you feel that our world is more and more disconnected, angry, alienated and cruel then today would be a great day for you to spread some random acts of kindness.

Advice & Self-Help | Life and Family Coaching

64 Positive Things to Say to Kids

Encouraging Kids Eighteen years after my dad died, I can still hear him, when I get too serious saying, “Lighten up, Lissy!”  And in moments of complete self doubt and embarrassment, I bolster myself by thinking of him singing, “Oops, you […]

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Incredible Poet Proves Just How Influential Teen Girls Can Be

“You are the first drop of rain in a hurricane.” That’s what being a teenage girl means to Clementine von Radics. The 23-year-old traveling poet performed her spoken word poem, “Advice for Teenage Girls with Wild Ambitio...

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

11 cars help astronaut's daughter deliver a message to him in space

A young girl delivered a touching message to her father, who is an astronaut at the International Space Station, using 11 cars and some open land.

Advice & Self-Help | Life and Family Coaching

8 Ways To Maintain A Strong Connection With Your Kids

As we become more connected to our smartphones and other devices, there's an increasing sense of disconnection and loneliness that pervades our lives. While we may expect this feeling with

Advice & Self-Help | Life and Family Coaching

Teens Turn To Life Coaches To Cope With Pressures

NEW YORK -- At 17, Maggie Duwelius is a busy high school senior with her eye on a tough, competitive college. She's a hard worker, her mom said, but her grades often fall short of that goal as she navigates a whirl of extracurriculars: sports, volun...

Humor | Humor

29 Dad Jokes That Are So Bad They're Actually Good

Why can't you hear a pterodactyl use the bathroom? Because the

Health & Fitness | Family Coach Training

5 Reasons Why Now Is The Time to Become a Family Coach

parent coaching, parent coach training, family coach, family coach training, Certified Family Coach

Travel | Travel

Where to Stay for a Full Disneyland Experience With Kids | MiniTime

Surely one of the best places in the world for a family vacation, Disneyland Anaheim has been dubbed the "Happiest Place on Earth." Disneyland was built with kids of all ages in mind, under Walt Disney's direct supervision so it's the ultim...

Health & Fitness | Family Coach Training

How to Communicate With Your Teen Daughter, Explained

Telephone occasionally and bring the call to an end yourself, citing things you need to do. If leaving a voicemail (not more than one or two, max), don't sound breathless with that feigned surplus of activity, just minimally distracted by the fulfill...

Advice & Self-Help | Life and Family Coaching

Sorry, Facebook: Parents, not snapshots, are the secret to tapping a kid's power of memory.

Sorry, Facebook: Parents, not snapshots, are the secret to capturing kids' memories. Children who can recall early events are more likely to make sound choices as teens and adults

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

The 4 Habits of Highly Happy Couples

Four habits that build a happier, long-lasting relationship.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Should parents ever worry about Minecraft? - BBC News

Minecraft dominates the spare hours of millions of children - but is this an entirely good thing?

Health & Fitness | Family Coach Training

Exercise Not Only Treats, But Prevents Depression

Psychologists have touted for decades that exercise can go a long way in treating depression.

Advice & Self-Help | Life and Family Coaching

This 15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Built a Babysitting Empire Worth Big Bucks | Teen Vogue

Ever have a babysitter you weren't crazy about for reasons you couldn't quite explain? Noa Mintz can relate -- but instead of just constantly complaining to her mom about her own less-than-stellar sitter, she decided to take action and track down a n...

Health & Fitness | Family Coach Training


Certified Family Coaches work with Teenagers, Parents and Families. "It works"

Family & Parenting | Parenting

7 Time Management Tips for Busy Moms

Ah…. Time management. It is one of the biggest challenges to mothers everywhere – and it is especially challenging when you’re a work at home mom. Balancing work tasks, home tasks, and time spent with your family...

Recipes | Main Dishes

5 Easy, Delicious Recipes For Busy Parents

After a long day at work, the last thing you want is a complex, time consuming and messy hour in the kitchen....

News | Good News!

Teen's Balloon Letter To Late Father Gets Beautiful Reply From Strangers 400 Miles Away

This teen asked for a sign from her late father. And that's exactly what she got from a group of compassionate strangers. Ashlynn Marracino's father spent the first decade of his daughter's life in prison and became close with her after his releas...

Family & Parenting | Kids

What 'marshmallow test' can teach you about your kids - CNN.com

The premise is simple: You can eat one marshmallow now or, if you can wait, you get to eat two marshmallows later.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

15 creative parents who raised the bar in 2014!

Moms and dads who made their mark on the Internet with clever videos, photos and projects in 2014.

Family & Parenting | Kids

10 Language Mistakes Kids Make That Are Actually Pretty Smart | Mental Floss

These mistakes show that little kids know a lot more about the rules than we think.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

What To Do When Your Child Swears at You | Tosha Schore, M.A.

Moving towards our kids is so important -- even more so in those moments when we feel it's the last thing we want to do....

Family & Parenting | Kids

10 Toys You Only Played With at the Doctor's Office | Mental Floss

The best part of going to the doctor's office as a kid.

News | Interesting Stuff

How Crayola Crayons Are Made!

There are 120 different colors of Crayola Crayons.

23 shades of red, 20 greens, 19 blues, 16 purples, 14 oranges, 11 browns, 8 yellows, 2 grays, 2 coppers, 2 blacks, 1 white, 1 gold and 1 silver. The Crayola factory in Easton, Pennsylvania makes 12 million crayons a day in a variety of the shades we have all grown up to know and love.

Family & Parenting | Kids

More Schools Consider Later Start Times for Teenagers - WSJ

The Seattle public school district is among many school districts across the country currently studying the costs and logistical issues that would come with a later school start time.

Humor | Funny Stuff

Back-To-School Preparation Tips For Parents | The Onion - America's Finest News

With millions of children heading back to school next week, parents across the country are stocking up on supplies, getting in touch with teachers, and setting expectations to help their kids succeed.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Kid Scribbles On Wall, Creative Mom Fixes It - Neatorama

Kids love to share their newfound love of art with their family, but sometimes this freedom of artistic expression means the folks are left cleaning up major messes around the house.Little artists spill on the carpet, mark on tabletops and smear fingerpai

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Average cost of raising a child hits $245,000 - Aug. 18, 2014

New parents listen up: The average cost of raising a child has reached nearly a quarter of a million dollars.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

#Love: When Mothers Text | TechCrunch

I bought my mom a cellphone a few years ago. It was just a simple Nokia flip phone. Something to keep with her on long drives to use in an emergency. She has a penchant for driving long distances, often to see me.