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13 Tips to Maintain Super Mom Status

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.24.2017 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

As moms we have so much on our plates. We're busy and our family depends on us for a lot of things. That's why I've come up with thirteen ways to make...

12 Easy Crafts To Do With Kids On A Snow Day

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 01.28.2016 | Parents

Snow days are fun until the moment when the kids are done playing in the snow and you realize you're trapped in the house for the rest of the day. Thi...

Beat the Winter Blues With These 8 Family-Friendly Activities

Laura Usky | Posted 04.29.2015 | Parents
Laura Usky

We all have cabin fever and are dreaming of the beach. But here's a list of some ways to shake the cold. Before you know it, you'll find yourself complaining about the heat.

The Mom That You Are

Meredith Spidel | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
Meredith Spidel

Moms, find your glory, and go share it with your kiddos. Being you is one powerful gift to give your children.

20 Ways To Pass the Time When School Is Cancelled

Christy Heitger-Ewing | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Christy Heitger-Ewing

This winter has been brutal. I'm not talking about the freezing-your-buns-off, slipping-and-sliding-on-the-sidewalks, snow-up-to-your-armpits kind of brutal. I'm referring to enduring repeated school cancellations due to cold air and slippery streets.

Summer TV You Can Feel Good About (With Activities!)

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Parents can help kids turn their screen time into learning time by matching activities with TV shows. We get you started below with some fun -- and smart -- ideas.

The Simple School Project That Sets Kids Free

Lenore Skenazy | Posted 12.07.2013 | Parents
Lenore Skenazy

School is in full swing, which means that at least one group of sixth graders is about to undergo an enormous, transformative experience.

39 Fun Family Activities You Can Do In Less Than 2 Hours

Posted 05.11.2015 | OWN

By Leigh Newman You've probably got 120 minutes to goof off with the kids. We've got 39 unexpected ways to make every second count. Keep in touc...

8 Great Ways To Surprise Your Grandkids

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpgSPECIAL FROM | Bethany Kandel | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Guess Who! Every child loves a surprise, especially one that's filled with their grandparents' love. When they le...

14 Fun (and Free!) Winter Activities Kids Will Love

LearnVest | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents

I hate winter, and not just because it's cold. I hate it because there are limited things to do with my daughter -- and they tend to be expensive. Luckily, in my search for cheaper options, I've unearthed a ton of ideas that cost nothing at all!


Lindsey Mead | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

That morning, one of my friends texted me to ask if we were going skiing. "No," I wrote back. "We're going to trapeze school!" I could practically hear her laughing through the phone.


Lindsey Mead | Posted 01.04.2013 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

I had expected an adventure that Sunday morning, but I did not realize that once again my children would astound me -- and that we would learn yet another lesson about what it is to live.

Four Rainy Day Family Fun Activities

Anjali Varma | Posted 04.25.2012 | Parents
Anjali Varma

No matter how much we love our kids, how creative we are, or how many play dates we arrange, parents are always looking for new and exciting activities to keep our little ones entertained indoors.

Toys To Keep Them Entertained For Hours

Posted 12.12.2011 | Parents

"I'M BORED!" We're sure you've heard it before, always at the most convenient times -- while you're working, cooking dinner or (gasp) trying to take a...