Stuck at Home? Try These Activities to Keep Your Children Busy — and Learning

Being a parent is difficult right now. We’ve compiled resources, livestreams, videos and other online activities to give your child something wholesome and healthy to do.

Talking About Art with Young Children

  Art and learning to be creative play important roles in a child’s development. Art is a fun way for children of all ages to express themselves, and it also helps them develop skills like critical thinking, problem…

Reading the Pictures

Reading the pictures of a book is a great way to build confidence in emerging readers. Your child can still tell a story with the pictures in the book even if she can’t pull…

Coronavirus and What Parents Need to Know

A new and concerning type of coronavirus — COVID-19 — has managed to literally and figuratively “go viral.” Here are expert tips for understanding and combating it.

5 Remarkable Women in STEAM to Celebrate with Your Children

As parents, we encourage our children to explore the world around them. By developing a child’s curiosity in STEAM — science, technology, engineering, arts and…

5 Lies Parents Tell Children — and How to Be More Honest

Liz Ergle has one major rule for her kids: In this family, we tell the truth. She wants her children to develop honesty, both as…

7 Ways to Make Time Change Easier

It often takes a bit more time, effort and advanced planning to help us and our children adjust to time changes, so here are a few tried-and-true tips to make that transition a little easier.

Children and Music: Early Exposure Is Good for Young Brains — and It’s Fun, Too

If you’ve ever handed a toddler a wooden spoon and an overturned pot, you know that children are natural — and noisy — musicians. But…

Teaching Our Children About Bad Words

I was the odds-on favorite to be responsible for the first bad word to come out of my sweet daughter Avery’s 4 1/2-year-old mouth.  Not…
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