kids

  1. Quick & Easy Recipes

    Easy, kid-friendly snacks from scratch

    This summer, make your kids their favorite snacks at home. You'll know what's in them, and your kids will be excited to help you in...
  2. K-12

    With funding, this high school senior's invention may prevent child hot-car deaths

    On average, 44 children die every year after being left in hot cars. A high school senior from New Mexico created a safety device...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Back to school: 12 Adorable lunch boxes

    One of the best things about back-to-school is a new lunch box, and these cute finds are our favorites of the season.
  4. Fashion & Style

    How to personalize a school uniform

    As easy as it might make life for Mom and Dad, kids are almost never fans of school uniforms. Luckily, there are still plenty of...
  5. K-12

    Undocumented minors are victims, not statistics

    The true measure of a society is how we treat the most vulnerable members, and the immigration crisis in Texas shows how we come up...
  6. Tips & Advice

    6 Ways to tell if your kids are stressed out

    Even tots can get tense, but moms and dads who manage their own stress well can help their kids stay on an even keel.
  7. School & Education

    Create a DIY Growth chart

    Here's a way to personalize a relationship with your kids and make tracking their growth a fun and educational experience.
  8. Tips & Advice

    Helping children cope when a sibling has special needs

    When one of your children has special needs, giving his or her siblings extra love and understanding helps maintain a happy home.
  9. Parenting

    Self-confident kids we can all learn from

    Take a cue from these kids, who show that self-confidence is a big step on the way to happiness.
  10. Tips & Advice

    Bulletproof blankets aren't a crazy idea

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    On average, a shooting in or near a school is happening once every five weeks. I no longer believe my kids are immune to violence in...
  11. Parenting

    Don't be surprised if your kids know about Slender Man

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    A brutal attempted murder is linked to online fantasy horror fiction. How do we talk to our kids about what they're reading and...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Why we adopted children with special needs

    One couple's journey from infertility to adopting six kids the foster care system said would never find a family.
  13. Toddler & Preschoolers

    5 Signs your child has an entrepreneurial spirit

    From the viral phenomenon Caine's Arcade to sisters who started a business with the leftover materials from their parents'...
  14. Toys and Play

    The best bikes for every age

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    In honor of National Bike Month, we're highlighting the best kid bikes for different ages and stages.
  15. Super Moms Guide

    Caught sticky-handed: The grossest thing my kid has touched

    We've all been there — you turn just a microsecond too late to prevent your child from picking up the cigarette butt, dog poop or...
  16. Super Moms Guide

    10 Dirty places that make moms glad they can't see germs

    Be glad that no one has invented germ-ray vision goggles yet. There are germs lurking everywhere, including these 10 places you...
  17. Tips & Advice

    Boy Scouts punish church over gay scoutmaster

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    If it's not OK to discriminate against a person of color, why is it OK to discriminate against a gay man?
  18. Travel

    9 Realistic tips for stress-free travel

    Planning a vacation and dealing with airport security can be stressful enough, but when you have young children the stakes feel a...
  19. Parenting

    #BossyIs turns the camera on boys

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    When we first caught wind of Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg's Ban Bossy campaign a few weeks ago, it got us asking: What do little...
  20. Tips & Advice

    What to do when your kid drops the f-bomb

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    You can't believe your little angel not only dropped the f-bomb (or another just-as-unsightly curse word), but she used it...