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10 Ways Kids Can Connect With Friends During COVID-19

10 Ways Kids Can Connect With Friends During COVID-19

When schools closed in March, many kids probably celebrated, thinking that the “early spring break” would mean more time to hang out with friends. But when COVID-19 restrictions put a kibosh on playdates and extracurricular ...

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8 Activities to Help Your Family Make the Most of an Unusual Summer

8 Activities to Help Your Family Make the Most of an Unusual Summer

This summer has no doubt been different than what your family’s used to. With COVID-19 restrictions and suggested guidelines in place, your go-to activities and excursions might be off limits. But that doesn’t mean you ...

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6 Sustainability Activities for Kids

6 Sustainability Activities for Kids

Sustainability is a big word and an even bigger concept for children to understand. But it’s important to teach them what it means and how to contribute to helping the environment and the planet. Start ...

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9 Months of Pregnancy Updates: Keeping Long-Distance Family and Friends in the Loop

9 Months of Pregnancy Updates: Keeping Long-Distance Family and Friends in the Loop

You’re pregnant! Now that you’ve made the announcement, how can you keep your parents, relatives, and friends up to date? With those who live close by, it’ll be pretty simple. They’ll likely see you (from ...

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Pregnant and Tired? Me, Too — Tips for Handling Pregnancy Fatigue

Pregnant and Tired? Me, Too — Tips for Handling Pregnancy Fatigue

I think I’ll get comfy on the couch and read for a while — Whoops, fell asleep. Pregnancy is a giant game of “whoops, fell asleep.” If you’re a mom-to-be for the first time and ...

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Kid-Friendly Ideas for Giving Back to the Community

Kid-Friendly Ideas for Giving Back to the Community

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the holiday spirit is kicking in. Your child is probably excited about spending time with family, eating delicious food, and getting time off from school — and rightly so! ...

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12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

For many families, trick-or-treating is an exciting Halloween activity that’s hardly given a second thought – it’s a given. But for kids with food allergies, health concerns can unfortunately take the fun out of the ...

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6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

What’s your family’s favorite way to celebrate fall? Chances are depending on where you live, fall weather can vary – one day it can be beautiful, but it can also involve snow and cooler temperatures ...

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6 Science Podcasts for Kids

6 Science Podcasts for Kids

“Why is the sky blue?” “What is that plant called?” “How can birds fly?” “How hot is the sun?” Sound familiar? You probably have a curious child on your hands…and you might be flooded with ...

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At-Home Math Activities for Preschoolers

At-Home Math Activities for Preschoolers

Math doesn’t have to be intimidating. In fact, it can actually be fun, and these six activities can help you introduce your child to many different concepts including counting, sorting, patterns, and geometric shapes. Ready ...

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