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How to Throw a Party That Kids AND Adults Enjoy

Shari Medini | Posted 07.17.2015 | Parents
Shari Medini

I love throwing parties, and I love having parties where everyone is able to enjoy themselves. Creating a party that is fun for adults AND kids is not the easiest thing, but over the years I have compiled a whole bunch of tips that could help make your party a success!

We're Not Doing Anything This Summer -- And I'm Totally OK With That

Lori Ferraro | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents
Lori Ferraro

We are one week into summer vacation, and I've joined forces with a few other working moms who have semi-flexible schedules to give our kids one of those old-school, no-agenda, bike-riding, running-through-sprinklers, free-for-all, popsicle-eating-'til-there's-a-ring-of-red-around-your-mouth summer vacations.

Parents: Less Stress Travel with Kids!

Rachel Hollis | Posted 06.18.2015 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

Summer is the perfect time to travel as a family, but it requires a lot of planning ahead. What I like to do is think of all the scenarios that may cause a complete meltdown and plan ways to avoid them. These are some of my tips for a peaceful and much more enjoyable family vacation.

Surviving Your Family Road Trip!

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 06.16.2015 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

With temps soaring, classes ending and a national holiday hovering on the horizon, a family road trip may be right up your alley. Check out the four categories that are key to happy times on the trail.

How To Entertain Your Kids For Free This Summer

Shari Medini | Posted 05.28.2015 | Parents
Shari Medini

To save your summer and your sanity, I've rounded up a few free (or almost free) activities that you can do with your children over the next few months.

How Projecting Your Own Experiences Could Stifle Your Child's Ability to Learn

Tangee Veloso-Pueblos | Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents
Tangee Veloso-Pueblos

Whenever your child or teenager is learning something new or different and you start to feel yourself getting frustrated with the process, perhaps take the time to go within and ask yourself "What fear or stuck energy do I need to clear to keep from projecting onto my kids?"

LOOK: 9-Year-Old's Rude (But Hilarious) Book Project | Posted 01.19.2013 | Parents

My 9-year-old comes from a long line of birdwatchers. His grandparents are avid birders, with almost 900 species on their lifelong lists, and his father and I enjoy watching birds in our backyard. So maybe we shouldn't be surprised by his new hobby.

The Overextended Toddler

Rhiana Maidenberg | Posted 03.24.2012 | Parents
Rhiana Maidenberg

Is the primary job of a parent to give our kids every possible opportunity to prove themselves tiny geniuses (the American model), or is it our job to make them self-sufficient and confident citizens (the more European model)? I'm not sure that we can do both at the same time.

Awesome Craft To Do With Your Kids (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

It's a rainy Saturday. You're home with the kids, flipping through the TV, wondering what activity could be fun and get everyone off the couch. Can...