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

Common Sense Media | Posted 09.17.2014 | 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 07.08.2013 | 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 ...

8 Great Ways To Surprise Your Grandkids

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

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com 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
LearnVest

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!

Trapeze

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.

Trapeze

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...