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Child Internet Safety: Online Kid Games and What You Should Know

By Debbie Gisle

With block games taking over in the gaming world, parents (like me!) are excited to see building games that don't have guns, violence or fighting. Games like Minecraft and Roblox were games I felt a little less guilty about when I said yes to playing on the computer. But you still need to be mindful... Read More

Parenting ADHD: 6 Things I Wish I Had Known

By Debbie Gisle

My oldest has ADHD.  We hit eight years old and man did I need help parenting a child with ADHD.  I reached out to other moms but all shared a resounding “I'm just trying to survive” mentality. Parenting ADHD is difficult. Four years later, here are six things (from one struggling mom to anoth... Read More

50 Brilliant Techniques That’ll Calm Stressed Kids Down IMMEDIATELY

By YourTango

This article originally appeared on YourTango. Sometimes deep breathing isn’t the solution. When your child is in need of tension relief, parents can help by trying one of these techniques to calm them down: 1. Try an inversion.  For centuries, Yogis have understood the c... Read More

25 Pics Of Kids Sleeping Anywhere…(Must Be Nice)

By Kalli Verbecky

Parents of small children know that the best way to find their kids is to find them asleep and let's be real, who cares where that happens as long as it's not in your bed? On the floor? Fine. Using the footstool as a pillow? Cool. The stairs? Whatever. As I was putting this post together it occ... Read More

America’s Best Sledding Hills

By MiniTime

Family Travel Destinations   Sometimes, strapping on boots and skis, or getting the knack of the snowboard, is just a little too much work for the kids (or, let’s be honest, for mom or dad) on a winter getaway. For low-stress winter fun, you still can’t beat a good ol’ wooden sl... Read More

Adorable Portrait Series of “Elderly Kids”

By Rachael Herrscher

Photographer Zachary Sharp has a collection of portraits you are sure to find adorable!           You can see more of Zachary's work HERE. (including some fun celebrity shots!)... Read More

Boo Zoos Go Wild for Halloween

By MiniTime

By Katrina Brown Hunt for MiniTime The focus is on tot-friendly fun rather than fright. Halloween Special Events- If your kids love dressing up and trick-or-treating, but they’re still too young for zombies and gory sights, consider planning a trip to the zoo this fall. At scores of z... Read More

Raising Good Kids

By Rachael Herrscher

Sometimes we all need this reminder: ... Read More

5 Ways To Enjoy Family Time Outside

By Nature Rocks

As parents, we do our best to raise our children well and wish we could do some things better. One of the things I am most challenged by is the example I set for my children when it comes to using technology versus playing outside in nature. I admit I have a technology addiction and I also fear that... Read More

6 Great Science Museums for Kids

By MiniTime

While art has the ability to edify through viewing, science is best appreciated by doing. Around the country, you can find science museums specifically designed to engage the younger set through hands-on exhibits. Among the scores of wonderful interactive museums, here are six standouts that wow us ... Read More