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Everyone Is Different: 7 Children’s Books that Help Explain How

Kids are naturally curious about what makes people different, but sometimes adults fumble for the… >>

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5 Classes You Took That Your Kids Won’t

Memories of Typing and Home Ec are far, far away when we consider the Facebooking, Tweeting teens… >>

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Guess Which of These Gross Habits Are Really Healthy

Belching, passing gas, picking your nose and eating what comes out of it, and other seemingly… >>

TV Programs for Science-Minded Toddlers
TV Programs for Science-Minded Toddlers

Feeling guilty about parking your preschooler in front of the tube? A recent Scientific American… >>

How to Talk to Kids About Disasters
How to Talk to Kids About Disasters

Keep these tips in mind when discussing disasters and tragedies in the news with kids. >>

13+ Things Tutoring Centers Won't Tell You
13+ Things Tutoring Centers Won’t Tell You

People spend $5 billion on tutors per year – about one fifth of the amount spent on school… >>

13 Things Your Kid's Camp Counselor Won't Tell You
13 Things Your Kid’s Camp Counselor Won’t Tell You

Sending the kids off to camp this summer? We granted anonymity to insiders from camps in… >>

More Things Your Child's Teacher Won't Tell You
More Things Your Child’s Teacher Won’t Tell You

Discover insider secrets to help you and your child survive this school year. >>

13+ Things Your Child's Teacher Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Child’s Teacher Won’t Tell You

A look inside a teacher's mind could help you understand lesson plans and maybe even guide your… >>

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13+ Things Your Kid’s Principal Won’t Tell You

Straight from the principal's office: Use these tips for a better school year. >>

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Survival Story: The Little Boy Who Couldn’t Cry Help

Eight-year-old Robert was nonverbal with an autism spectrum disorder, so when he vanished in a… >>

Make Your Own Gumdrops
Make Your Own Gumdrops

These chewy candies can be tailored to the occasion >>

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13+ Things Your Mall Santa Won’t Tell You

Mall Santas share their secrets, and impart a few special tips for parents at Christmastime. >>

Top 20 Scary Halloween Movies
Top 20 Scary Halloween Movies

Turn off your lights and hold on tight. We've compiled a list of films to give you the shivers this… >>

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8 Brilliant Ways Babies Are Smarter Than You Think

Chubby, cherubic, and drooly, sure. But babies are much more than lovable lumps, according to… >>

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“The Parenting Moments I’ll Never Forget”

From baby's first laugh to the joy of high school band concerts, here are some of the simple… >>

Ask Laskas: Motherly Misleadings
Ask Laskas: Motherly Misleadings

Jeanne Marie Laskas hands over the reigns to you: Play advice columnist and help mother is wedged… >>

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13+ Things Your Trick-or-Treater Won’t Tell You

This Halloween, we turned to the experts (kids!) to give us the scoop on how to score the most… >>

12 More Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You
12 More Things Your Pediatrician Won’t Tell You

Find out what doctors really think when you diagnose your child over the internet, question the… >>