age 7

  1. Age by Age

    Online arcade games for kids

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    Summer screen time doesn't have to mean buying the latest game console or heading to the arcade and spending a lot of money. From...
  2. School Age Kids

    Tips for adjusting kids routine for school

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    You've got the school supplies, you've been carefully talking up the start of school and acknowledging the mixed emotions that come...
  3. Children's School & Education

    Keeping school skills sharp during the summer

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    As the school year winds down, the freedom of lazy summer days beckon. Weeks - perhaps months - on end to laze and play and...
  4. Mom & Dad

    No, life is not fair

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    The other day, I overheard my five-year-old son tell my seven-year-old daughter that, “Life is not fair.” While the heated...
  5. Child Development & Health

    Mom, where do babies come from?

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    There’s a part of me that thought the day I would have to cross this conversational bridge was years down the road, like thinking...
  6. Toys and Play

    Top travel toys for kids

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    Travel toys are a must when traveling with kids. Whether you are traveling by car, airplane, train or boat, check out our pick of...
  7. School Age Kids

    How much independence should an elementary school child have?

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    The path to adulthood and independence starts the moment your child is born. Yes, it does. While you wouldn’t dream of give...
  8. Family Activities

    8 Backyard games to keep kids entertained

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    This season, your backyard may be an alternative to theme parks and mega-resorts, or as the place to decompress after one of these...
  9. Crafts

    4 Summer crafts and activities kids will love

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    Back in March, when camp prices seemed exorbitant, you declared your independence. "I'm staying home with the kids," you said....
  10. Parenting Advice & Columns

    8 Ways to make cleaning fun for your kids

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    Who couldn't use a hand with all the cleaning that needs to be done around the house? And why do we have children, if not to make...
  11. Mom & Dad

    10 Quick tips for organizing the playroom

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    Toys, toys, everywhere: Sometimes, that’s how a playroom feels. But don’t let yours be that way! With a few easy tips, you can have...
  12. Age by Age

    10 Simple ways to bond with kids

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    Between work, school and extracurricular activities, you may feel disconnected from your family and kids. If you feel like you are...
  13. Child Development & Health

    Why teach responsibility?

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    As a parent, aren’t you amazed by the fact that kids are able to easily absorb some lessons while others take a little…prodding?...
  14. Child Development & Health

    Daredevil kid? How to keep your adrenaline-seeking child safe

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    You’ve got one of those kids who just loves adrenaline and to push his or herself beyond the comfort zone. Most of the time...
  15. Parenting Advice & Columns

    "I'm not here to be your friend."

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    Growing up, I cannot tell you how many times I heard, "I'm not here to be your friend, I'm here to be your father!" Anytime I...
  16. Family Activities

    9 Experiences your family should have this summer

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    From watching fireworks to jumping in puddles, these easy (and mostly free!) summer activities are sure to make lasting good...
  17. Children's School & Education

    Are homeschooled kids really lacking in socialization?

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    With the growing numbers of homeschooled kids getting into Ivy League universities, most people would now agree that homeschooling...
  18. Babysitters and Childcare

    Top 5 Interview questions to ask a potential nanny

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    Once you’ve decided that a nanny is right for your family and you have potential candidates, it’s time to get down to the business...
  19. Child Development & Health

    Using peer pressure to your parenting advantage

    You likely remember your parents warning you about the dangers of peer pressure. “If your friend jumped off a cliff, would you do...
  20. Family Activities

    Fun (and messy!) activities with your kids

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    When’s the last time you and your kids had some good, messy fun together? Set aside an afternoon for the entire family to wear their...