How to Tackle the Big Apple — With Kids

Writing a kid-friendly travel guide for NYC is like writing a travel guide to space. Do you rise with the sun or stay up late watching the stars? It’s a whole universe out there, and you can do and see and eat just about anything your heart fancies on a moment’s notice. (We’re talking about New York again, not space. […]

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Can games and apps help your kids learn?

(HealthDay)—Leading health organizations are warning about the possibility of video game addiction. The World Health Organization has included it in the latest edition of its reference book of health disorders, while the American Psychiatric Association’s book offers warning signs but does not yet list it as an addiction. So parents might wonder whether any gaming is safe for their kids. […]

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13 Easter Basket Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Forget pre-made Easter baskets — they’re stuffed with chocolate and cheap plastic toys and typically suggest that the Easter Bunny/the big retail boss is still in the dark ages when it comes to gender equality. This year, why not ditch the pre-made baskets and go for something that will really make your kids’ eyes light up on Good Friday (and […]

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How to keep your kids safe from cyberbullying

(HealthDay)—No type of bullying is acceptable, but cyberbullying can be harder for parents to spot because it takes place via cellphone, computer or tablet, often through social media. Cyberbullying can be a hateful text message or post of embarrassing pictures, videos and even fake profiles of the victim. Victims are often bullied in person, too, and have a harder time […]

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You're Bringing Your Kids to Mardi Gras, Right?

Tennessee Williams said, “America has only three cities: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans. Everywhere else is Cleveland.” And ain’t it the truth? (Sorry, Cleveland). New Orleans is uniquely American, but it’s also a one-stop portal to other worlds: French, Spanish, African, West Indies, Cajun and Creole cultures fuse in NOLA, creating some serious Southern sass in the city’s […]

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Trick Your Kids Into Organizing With These DIYs

Parenting is synonymous with chaos, and while you may think you don’t have time for things like cute and practical DIYs for parents — you barely have enough time to shower, after all — you would be wrong. And what’s more, you’d be missing out on these super-practical DIYs that will actually make your life easier. Organize your kids’ crap and […]

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