Raising Your Children
10 Things to Do as a Family Every Day
Families are pulled in so many different directions these days. But there are 10 things to do as a family every day to strengthen your bond and make the most of your time together.
Host a Perfect Play Date
Host a play date that's fun for everyone and easy on you. Plan your play date in 10 simple steps that reduce your stress and guarantee your play date is a success.
Play Date Tips for Parents
Follow easy play date tips to ensure your child has a safe and happy time at a friend's house. Just ask these five questions of your play date host before you arrive.
Charity Events for Children and Their Parents
Helping others is an activity the whole family can do together. Finding age-appropriate charity events will get your kids excited about working hard for a worthy organization while having fun.
How Animals Help Families
Pets have their place in families large and small. Understand the benefits of bring a furry family member into your home.
Benefits of Pets
Thinking of bringing a pet into your home? See what other pet parents say about having a family pet or share your own story with others.
Candid Pictures of Kids
Candid pictures capture the moment as it really happened. Share your candid pictures of kids and see what other families have submitted.
How to Choose a Family Pet
Avoid the heartache of picking a family pet that's incompatible with you and your kids. Whether you're considering a four-legged friend or eight-legged crawler, weigh these 10 factors before making a final decision.
Sending Kids' Thank You Notes
Help your kids show their appreciation. Teach them how to send thank you notes, even if they're too young to write.
Funny Things Kids Say and Do
Did your daughter get her head stuck in the toilet? Does your son have his own way of pronouncing the word truck that sounds sort of obscene?
Family Pets Showcase
You and your kids are considering many family pets. But which one is right for your home? Pet parents share their experiences with their own family pets so you can learn about the next family member you bring into your home... See submissions
Silly Kids' Words and Actions
Kids always keep us guessing on what they'll say or do next. What are some of the hilarious things your own kids say and do? Share your stories.
Play Date Tips from Other Parents
Playdates can be fun for kids and adults or they can be a major headache you never want to experience again. Get tips for hosting great playdates...
Ideas for Easy Kids Lunches
Looking for easy kids' lunches for school or at home? Parents exchange their lunch ideas that the kids gobble up.
Morning Madness Tips for Getting Kids Up and Ready
Sunshine's not always a welcome greeting for kids. Avoid the morning madness to get them up and out the door with ease.
Bedtime Routines for Preschoolers
A preschooler's life is filled with chaos. A bedtime routine is a relaxing constant that soothes them into a good night's sleep.
A Bedtime Routine That Works
Help your child fall asleep fast. This list of Dos and Don'ts shows you how to establish a bedtime routine for your kids.
Arranging Play Dates for Your Children
Let your kids burn off some energy with a play date. Learn how to schedule a fun play date in 10 easy steps.
Helping Your Child Have a Great First Day of Preschool
The first day of preschool is hard on you and your child. Know what to expect before the big day to help ease fears and make the transition a smooth one.
Cutting Back to School Stress
Three words most kids don't like to hear are, "Back to school!" Cut back to school stress and prepare them for the upcoming school year.
Teach Kids Table Manners
Table manners are skills your children can use throughout their lives. Teach your kids table manners with these simple tips.
How to Make Kids' Thank You Cards Special
Teach your kids how to create memorable thank you cards. A few extra touches make every thank you card special.