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5 Screen-Free Ways to Use Your Smartphone This Summer

Smartphone use isn't all bad, folks! Here are five non-screen ways for your brood to get fun out of your phone this summer.

Should all classmates get invited to your kid’s birthday?

The whole class, or just a few friends? That is the birthday party dilemma. Two moms and an expert weigh in.

Are We Going Overboard To Make Childhood Magical?

Birthday parties straight off of Pinterest. Over-the-top Halloween costumes. Fairy doors and fairy gardens. Elaborate responses from Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. These days, it’s basically a full-time job to build whimsy into our kids’ lives.

Touchy Subject: Should You Pay Your Kids for Chores?

Sure, offering your kid money to vacuum, sweep or tidy their toys gives them more incentive. But should you? Two moms and an expert weigh in.

Summer safety 101

Use these general summer safety tips, go over them with your kids, then let them have a little fun.

32 things to do at the beach this summer (that you probably didn’t think of)

So, you want to take a trip to the beach, huh? Here are 32 sandy activities that you maybe (possibly) didn't think of.

How to handle those dreaded temper tantrums

Temper tantrums come in different shapes and sizes. From a quick foot stomping to a major meltdown, and everything in between.

7 easy ways to nurture your child’s creativity (even if you’re not crafty)

You don't have to be a crafty parent to encourage your kids to be artistic. We asked an art therapist for easy ways to be creative at home.

Preparing Your Child For A Sibling

Becoming a big brother or sister is exciting, but sometimes it turns out to be a lot for your elder child to handle. Read on for tips and tricks to prep them before baby comes and after.

How to treat pinworms and perianal strep

Don’t freak out. Itchy bums are pretty common. Here's everything you need to know about perianal strep and pinworms.

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