The 25 Best Outdoor Games to Keep Kids Entertained All Summer
Outdoor games provide children with valuable learning experiences, social interaction, exercise, and, oh, a ton of fun!
Mitch Albom on What It Means to Be a Real Father to a Special Orphan
What is a real father? An orphan in Haiti teaches bestselling author Mitch Albom a wonderful new definition.
12 Kiddie Pools to Keep Children, Dogs, and Adults Cool This Summer
Who says kiddie pools are just for kids? These backyard must-haves are perfect for anyone who needs a break from...
50 Funny Parent Tweets That Perfectly Nail the Highs and Lows of Parenting
Even the best parents need somewhere to vent about their little angels.
If You Teach Your Child These 3 Languages, You’ll Basically Be Raising a Future CEO
Hint: It's not English or Spanish!
21 of the Best Scavenger Hunt Riddles
Make your way through our collection of scavenger hunt riddles and clues to lead you all over the house on...
The 10 Silliest Snow Day Superstitions You Believed as a Kid
Remember when a snow day meant sledding followed by hot chocolate and a cartoon binge? No wonder we would try...
The Problem with Birthday Balloons No One Talks About
If you think that balloons are just a bit of harmless fun, think again. Find out the serious risks they...
This Is What School Was Like 100 Years Ago
Your great- (or great-great) grandparents really did have to walk five miles in the snow to get to school! Here's...
A Teacher Told Her Students to Draw What They Were Thankful for—This Was One Student’s Moving ...
As this teacher learned, some of the most moving lessons are taught by students.
Heartwarming Stories of Teachers Who Changed Their Students’ Lives
Good educators share knowledge. Great ones make an impression that stays in their students’ hearts forever.
8 Children’s Nursery Rhymes That Are Actually Racist
Can a catchy little rhyme really be that problematic? Yes—and it’s one way racism was inextricably woven into American life....
25 Spooky, Silly Halloween Books for Kids
Boo! Read these adorable books with your kiddos to get the whole family in the Halloween spirit.
How Pink and Blue Became the “Girl” and “Boy” Baby Colors
Pink was once considered to be for boys (seriously)!
12 Homeschooling Cartoons Every Parent Will Relate to Right Now
A lot of parents around the world had to learn how to become teachers overnight. Sometimes, the only way to...
5 Traits You Didn’t Know You Inherit from Mom (and 4 You Inherit from Dad)
Here's why men can't blame their mothers for their receding hairline anymore.
The Real Reason the School Year Doesn’t Start in January
This year, going back to school is fraught with challenges and personal decisions. But while we're on the subject, isn’t...
12 Ways Back-to-School Season Will Be Different This Year
There are a lot of classroom considerations in 2020—and making matters even more confusing, they vary from state to state...
12 Tech Tools Kids Can’t Learn Without This Fall
Tech and education experts share the tools and must-have gear that will help kids thrive in the coming school year.
33 Middle School Vocabulary Words Adults Still Get Wrong
Think you have a strong vocabulary? See how many of these common 8th grade reading words you can recognize when...
This “Periodic Table” Shows How Each Element Plays a Part in Our Daily Lives
If you (or your kid) ever wondered why we need to learn about the periodic table, this is for you!
Here’s Why People Give Teachers Apples
The story behind giving apples to teachers goes all the way back to schoolhouses on the western frontier