A fitness tracker for kids? Who Knew!

'Normal Barbie'
Campaign Could
Bring Gorgeous,
Realistic Dolls To
A Kid Near You

Here's What Happens
When Jon Hamm
and Jimmy Fallon
Photobomb Tourists

Boy Pays For Students' School
Lunches— 8-Year-Old
Pays Off 150 Overdue
Lunch Accounts

New SAT Test
Format—The Five
SAT Changes You
Need to Know Now

What Parenting Really Looks Like — No Words Required
Source: Baby Center

The Baby-Inspired Workout You
Must Try

Source: Baby Center

Idina Menzel, Jimmy
Fallon And The
Roots Sing 'Let It
Go' With Classroom Instruments (VIDEO)

Source: HuffPost Parents

See How a Family
of 11 Lives in 1,100
Square Feet

Source: Baby Center

Here's What Dr.
Seuss Can Teach
Every Adult
About Life

Source: HuffPost Parents

What’s the best
emergency cell
phone for kids?
Reader Q&A


My House Is Messy -- and I Don't Care

Source: Huffpost Parents

Disney Ticket Prices Jump Again, Now $99 To Enter The Magic Kingdom
Source: Huffpost Parents



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kid’s dental hygiene
debunked: Here's
what you need
to know.

If you are a mom or dad,
cultivating a healthy self-
image, good nutritional
values and effective study
habits are certainly at the
top of your list of parental
do’s. And while healthy
habits are a must for
raising happy and well-
balanced kids, at times,...

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5 reasons to
bring pumpkins
to the table.

Hailed for helping to
prevent premature aging,
cardio-vascular disease
and its many antioxidant
properties the great Ol’
Pumpkin is the often

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10 of The Coolest
back to school
supplies (ever!)

For kids, back to school
creates a great chance to
exhibit individual style
(Yes! Even for the uniform
wearer). To help you spark
their love of learning (while
adding just a little pizzazz),
we’ve found 10 of the...

The Essential List:


25 of the Best
and most read
kid Books: For
Every Stage
and Every Age

Books are magical.
Between their pages
we find far away
destinations, great
inventions and true
stories of bravery and
strength. Of course
reading at every stage
could mean many
things depending
on your child’s...

Guest Post:


The Power
of an Echo: Experiencing
from a Movie-
goer’s Seat

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

As the closing credits
for the film THE GIVER
come onto the screen,
One Republic's sound-
track title song,
“Ordinary Human”
issues its refrain:
“Today I felt a switch
in my vein.”

‘A Son in College’


A day in the life: Jenny
Fickey juggles it all

I work full-time from home. The
biggest perk? It allows me to simul-
taneously perform my roles as mom
and employee. The most chal-lenging
part? I am required to juggle my
roles as mom and employee.
Here’s a peek into a typical weekday
in my life as a work-at-home mom.

‘The FTM Chronicles'

7 Things to Do for
Yourself as a Mom

In today's society, it's considered
selfish to take care of yourself before
you've attended to everyone else. This
notion is especially true if you are a
mom. We're made to feel like horrible
mothers because we want to. . .






The big talk:
Discussing Ebola
with your child

Talking to your children about
Ebola and other world issues
can be challenging. At home
my twelve year old (the worrier
of my two sons) is always the
first to bring up the latest scares
and concerns floating around the
strthosphere. He beats me to
the punch every time.

Guest Post:


A High School
teacher’s Guide
to Fierce and
Fabulous: Teen
Girl Edition

With a little over a month
of school under your belt,
you’re probably into a pretty
good groove. You’ve finally
memorized you’re schedule
(here’s hoping), and you’ve
designed the best route to
get to class on time (and to
pass your crush in the hall
at least twice!)...


‘The FTM Chronicles'

17 Signs You’re the
Mama of an Infant

Yep, I’m a sucker for a listicle.
Now, that being said, I recently
came across this little gem from
Meredith Franco Meyers, “You
Might Be a Mommy or a Daddy
If….” So I decided as Baby Dude
approaches the end of his infancy
(although he’ll always be my
baby!), to...



‘The Curious Cook’

This Chef Can 86 Hunger!

Celebrity Chef Maxcel Hardy
talks nutrition, a new cookbook
and bringing the culinary arts to
inner city schools.

“When I was in high school I saw
a lot of students come to school malnourished. It’s right in our back-
yard. I find it amazing that we live
in the richest country and this is
happening. 'One Chef Can 86 Hunger'
aims to raise funds to get into the
inner cities and let people know
what we can do."




Guest Post:


My little boy is
all grown-up:
S. Gill reads the
subtle and not so
subtle messages

by S. Gill

“Spin me around faster;
let me get on your back,
pick me up!” Those were
some of his Xavierisms,
until he turned 8. These
days it’s more like, “Did
you get a lipstick mark
on my cheek?”...


“Big Hero 6”

The special bond that develops between
plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and
prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with
a group of friends to form a band of high-
tech heroes.


Why You Should See Color: It
could make all the difference

I have a real distaste for talking about race. Not because I don’t think it’s
relevant, but more because I’m one
of those human-to-human kind of
people who would rather not live
based upon superficial assumptions.
I have to wait and see for myself.

Find Theater Showtimes

You’ve got to see this!

NEW YORK — The 2014
American International Toy Fair this
week ushered in a collection of the
hottest toys due out this year — from
a Siri-like teddy bear and an augmented
reality bedtime story to a board game
that teaches coding to pre-schoolers —
but scattered within the shiny and
new is the bizarre and wacky.
Source: Mashable


Beyond Fast Food!

We have found 13 nutritious and super-delicious meals your kids
will love!

Getting kids to eat a healthy meal is
often a parents greatest challenge.
But these out-of- this-world kid-friendly
recipes should add some inspiration...

Research Claims All Parents Have
a Favorite in the Child family

How Many Chores Are Too
Many Chores?

5 Ways Technology Could Be Your
Child's Best Teacher

College application time!

Behind The Scenes:
Candace Cameron Bure star of 'Truth
Be Told,' talks about her latest role.

Behind the Scenes:
Walden Media's Michael Flaherty
on the Making of the Dawn Treader

Behind The Scenes:
'The Voyage of The Dawn Treader's'
Cast interviews

‘Born to be Wild 3D’ exclusive interview!
Dr. Birute M. Galdikas and
Dr. Dame Daphne M. Sheldrick
talk about their extraordinary journey.

6 Questions with novelist
Nicholas Sparks

"The Watsons Go to Birmingham": A
new Family Film Bridges The Gap for
Brand New Audiences.

Meet Jenny Buccos: The
Accidental Explorer

Behind the scenes:
A Chat with Walmart's Ben Simon

Behind the scenes:
Surfer prodigy Bethany Hamilton chats
about bringing her incredible True Story
To The Big Screen!

Peabody & Sherman: A certified Hit!
See what the fuss is all about

'Son of God': A good bet for kids?
Read the review

Divergent: The next blockbuster hit?
See what the critics are saying

Muppets Most Wanted

The Wind Rises


15 of the best backpacks for back to school

For your little one to the more sophisti-cated grade schooler - we have found
15 back to school backpacks sure to fit every interest and style.


‘A Son in College’—
The Kid-Friendly Kitchen
(or The Kidchen!)

When Bubba was a little guy, I rarely involved him in making meals. I
fretted over hot stoves, boiling water
and sharp instruments. I even worried
about messes. It was quicker and easier
to do it myself, and I didn’t take the time
to discover safe ways to teach him
to help.

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