play time

  1. Mother's Day

    Magical playtime tips for babies

    Make playtime magical for your baby by choosing the right toys and games. Follow these tips and tricks to enjoy fun (and...
  2. Activities for Kids

    Fun twists on classic playtime activities

    Those classic playtime activities from your childhood are still golden. Break them out with your family to liven up a day at home....
  3. Preschoolers

    Helping older siblings include preschoolers in their playtime

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    If there's more than just a year or two age difference between siblings, the disparity in interests and developmental skills may...
  4. Preschoolers

    Tips for finding more playtime for your preschooler

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    Is it possible that we've packed our preschoolers' schedules with so many activities that they don't have enough playtime? Such is...
  5. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Put down that cell phone! 5 ways to engage with your preschooler today

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    It's easy to let your preschooler play with his cars while you log some work or social time via your iPhone, but it's time to put...
  6. Preschoolers

    Tips for beating toy boredom

    Look around your toy-cluttered home and you may be seeing too much of a good thing. Fewer toys can actually fight boredom, if you...
  7. Preschoolers

    Ideas for making play more fun

    Parents can encourage imagination and creativity by playing with their kids. It's a great way to make playtime more fun for everyone!
  8. Child Development & Health

    Bring back the jungle gyms

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    A new study says that the move toward safer (and less risky) play equipment for kids could be stunting their emotional growth. What...
  9. Toys & Play

    10 Playtime activities with an infant

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    While you may think that your day as a new mom will be occupied by feeding, sleeping and diaper changing, there are moments...
  10. Toys & Play

    The importance of playtime for your little one: The first year

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    You ensure your baby is securely buckled up into his carseat for the half-hour drive to go shopping. You give him plenty of treats...